Nick Leslau, 60, has been Chairman and Chief Executive of Prestbury group of companies, which invests in and manages over £3bn of property assets, since he founded it in January 1998. Nick is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyor and was co-founder and Chief Executive of Burford Holdings Plc for 13 years until 1997 having created a £1bn net worth company and delivered 1,300% NAV per share growth over a ten year period as a quoted company. He sat on the board of Max Property Group PLC, which he founded in 2009. The company was sold to Blackstone for £650m in July 2014. He and his management team floated Secure Income REIT PLC in 2014 currently with gross assets of £2.4bn including Thorpe Park, Alton Towers, 21 private hospitals 135 budget hotels all let on very long term inflation protected leases. He has been a director of many quoted and unquoted companies, professional bodies and charity and educational boards and is a director of Saracens Rugby Club.
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