Background: Geoff is a Chartered Surveyor and real estate advisor specialising in property investment and asset management for real estate owners and investors, as well as corporate occupiers, across the UK and Europe.
He is currently acting as Property Advisor at Discovery Park a 450 acre business park in Sandwich, Kent. Having started his career with Midland Bank (now HSBC), he spent over 10 years at Sun Alliance Property Investment managing a number of property investment portfolios. Following the merger of Royal Insurance and Sun Alliance he was seconded to the Corporate Real Estate team with responsibility for enhancing and releasing value through the rationalisation of the combined operational portfolios. Upon successful completion of the project, Geoffrey moved to Chesterton International and had responsibility for clients including Shell Oil, Cadbury Schweppes, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland, Scottish & Newcastle and Citibank, ultimately being promoted to Director and Head of International Client Services. Building on his network of contacts across Europe, Geoff developed a new international investment advisory team, completing transactions in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Poland and Lithuania.
Property Director, Discovery Park
Consultant to the Office of the Chief Appraiser at Citi Bank
Head of Asset Management (interim) at Doherty Baines, providing investment & asset management advice and support
Lease Advisory support to Vale of the White Horse District Council
Languages: French, German
About Geoff: When not working, Geoff enjoys spending time with his family, particularly Sunday morning walks in Richmond Park with their dog, Archie.