Warren is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience within financial services and investment. Before joining Property Partner, he spent seven years in mergers and acquisitions at Sky Plc, most recently as M&A Director, leading a significant number of acquisitions, disposals and strategic reviews. He also spent a year as Acting Director of Treasury, managing Sky’s capital structure, liquidity, bank and bond financing, etc. Prior to this he spent several years at Morgan Stanley as Vice President, Investment Banking in the Media and Communications group for Europe, Middle East & Africa. Warren’s other previous roles include, Corporate Finance Manager for Virgin Mobile (London), Corporate Development Senior Analyst for Vodafone (Sydney), and Audit & Business Advisory Senior for Arthur Andersen (Perth), where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant.
Chief Investment Officer
Robert is one of the UK’s most experienced residential property professionals. He was previously at the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), where he was a Global Director responsible for more than 11,000 residential units. Prior to that, he was Head of Residential Funds at Invista Real Estate Investment Management (subsequently acquired by Palmer Capital). While there, he ran funds owning >2000 properties, with an aggregate value of c.£500m and spanning private rentals, student accommodation, serviced apartments and ground rents. Before his career in property fund management, he was at Savills for 10 years. He headed a specialist team that undertook portfolio valuations and the sale and disposal of residential investment portfolios. He also set up the Savills Auction department and the student accommodation team. Robert is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and was the keynote speaker at their 2014 residential property conference. He also sits on the residential committee of the British Property Federation.