Simon is a Partner in the UK firm’s Development & Assurance group in Real Assets Advisory. He has over 18 years’ experience in providing development focused agency, funding and strategic consultancy advice.
Simon specialises in advising clients on major real estate development projects and programmes, including many of the largest regeneration schemes across the UK.
Simon has expertise in the creation of joint ventures for major development projects and national portfolios. This includes advising Transport for London on their Property Partnerships JV programme, National Grid on their JV with the Berkeley Group to form St William, and their national JV with a Housing Association. Simon is also currently advising Diageo Ireland on the selection of a development partner for the historic St James’ Gate Guinness Brewery in Dublin.
Within the Transport sector Simon has extensive experience advising on the funding and financing of new transport infrastructure through mechanisms which capture the increase in property/land value created by the initial investment, examples including Crossrail 2, Bakerloo Line extension and Brighton Mainline upgrade.