Tishman Speyer’s managing director in the UK Mark Kingston is leaving the company.

He has worked at the US development company for 10 years as part of the senior management team and will leave at the end of December to ‘pursue new opportunities and challenges’.

While at Tishman Speyer he was involved in a number of major developments such as Tower Place, Milbank Tower, and Leadenhall Court. He also managed the sale of a number of large buildings such as City Point in the City of London which was sold for around £660m to Beacon Capital Partners.

An internal note that was sent to staff today from Tishman Speyer’s co-heads of Europe said: ‘Following ten years as a valued part of Tishman Speyer’s senior management team in Europe, Mark Kingston has decided to leave the firm at the end of this month to pursue other business opportunities.

‘Mark joined us initially as European General Counsel in January 1999 and became the Head of our business in the UK in July 2005.Mark has been a trusted partner and has had a true impact on and played an integral part in the growth of our business. The decision to leave has been approached openly and he expects to share with us in due course his new business coordinates. We look forward to remaining friends and business associates in the years to come. Please join us in wishing Mark every future success.’