Chris has held a number of board positions in the private and public sectors, holding both Executive and Non-Executive roles in large and start up companies. After senior management roles in Unilever, he was the Commercial Director of the British Tourist Authority and the English Tourist Board and the Non–Executive Director of two regional tourist companies and two property companies. Thereafter he worked in the Cabinet Office in Whitehall.
Chris has worked with many corporates at board level in the UK and abroad, and has extensive experience of multinational and cross border operations. Since 2000 he has worked in private companies and is one of the co-founders of 4:Property, bringing his organisational skills and his wide network of personal and professional contacts. He has been a successful property entrepreneur in his own right since 1994.
Kirsty is from a Sales and Marketing background having worked for Toyota (GB) Plc for 15 years in a variety of roles. After her initial qualification in accountancy, her roles and responsibilities grew as she moved into other functions of the business. These included the development and launch of parts and service marketing programmes, promotion of those and dedicated pre and post sales support to major account customers. As she became more senior, her role included the development and implementation of new systems nationally. Later qualifications included the LCCI Group Marketing Diploma, and most recently Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Life Coach Diplomas. Kirsty has been part of the 4:Property team since May 2008.
Shazia has been part of 4:Property’s investor relations team since February 2007. Originally from India, Shazia has worked as an investor relations and communications manager at Citigate Dewe Rogerson in Mumbai. Her role here involved defining key issues, crisis management programmes, corporate positioning strategies and various media for client profile raising, writing press releases, brochures, newsletters, investor updates and corporate presentations and liaising with the analyst, investor and media communities on behalf of clients. She has an MBA from Cardiff Business School and a B.A. in Business Administration from Salem College in North Carolina (USA).
Susan joined 4:Property’s Investor Relations team in 2009. She spent the first 30 years of her career in the banking industry, working as a personal assistant in the Private Banking Divisions of three foreign banks: Swiss Bank Corporation, UBS and Credit Suisse. She gained extensive experience of providing support at Director level and liaising with clients, being the first point of contact for high net worth clients in respect of all their investment and banking requirements.
Simon is a founding partner of Hypa Management LLP. Having spent 10 years working for top financial institutions in equity derivatives, including ICAP, the world’s largest inter dealer broker, he founded Hypa Management LLP in 2006 with his business partner Naz Craft. He’s now integrally involved in the day to day running of the business and the development of new alternative investment solutions, focusing especially on the property and renewable energy sectors. He holds the FSA Securities Representative and Futures and Options certificates. He is a keen golfer and skier and is married with 2 young sons.
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