Murray Holdgate

Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer

Murray has over 13 years’ experience working in banking and finance, running an Equity and Bond desk in Hong Kong before retiring in 2017 to focus on Real Estate full time.

During his financial career as Responsible Officer for securities and Statutory Director, he assisted in bringing the whole business forward to the largest and most successful broker in Asia. Expertise includes bond and stock pricing, foreign exchange pricing, meticulous accounting procedures, fund appropriation, client liaison and quantitative analysis.


Adam Simmons

Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer

Adam is a real estate and property market professional and has over 10 years’ experience in the building industry. He holds a Degree in Architectural Technology and has worked on many development projects throughout the UK, Australia and New Zealand.

He has experience across all sectors of the Real Estate Industry from design, construction, de-construction, recycling building materials, sales and marketing, financial structuring, underwriting and capital raising.


Roman Timm

Chief Operating Officer

Roman Timm has 10 years of experience in the Financial industry with a focus on equity and credit derivatives trading, and financial analysis on the investment banking side in Europe and in Asia.

Roman holds various degrees and qualifications which include a BSc in International Trade, a MSc in Finance and an MBA, Roman brings to the team his passion for numbers and technology, a strong understanding of the investment landscape as well as his sense of detail on all things technical.

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Head of Construction Management

Richard is a motivated Construction Manager with a wealth of experience across the general industry. Having worked for start-up companies as well as established contractors, Richard is highly effective at finding the best methods possible to complete exceptional construction projects. He has over 15 years of experience in the modular (volumetric) off-site manufacturing construction.

He has worked in China and the Middle East on developing the product and supply chain while overseeing the manufacturing element of the factory build process. Richard is experienced in general fit-out, shopfitting of multiple roll-out programmes for blue-chip clients as well as heading up teams and delivering multiple projects nationwide.