Co-founder Chris has 23 years real estate finance experience in tax, treasury and financial management. As a director of Places for People he established the first unsecured European Medium Term Note Programme by a registered provider of social housing and led the treasury team in its entry to the retail bond market, issuing £180m of retail bonds.
Co-founder Tim qualified as an accountant in 1987. He has 22 years’ experience in the private rented sector, first with Johnson Fry Property, then with Pinnacle. Tim set up Touchstone in 2000, growing it significantly (both organically and through acquisition) and managing its sale to Places for People in 2012. Tim will take primary responsibility for the PRS fund.
Chris serves as the chairman of Places for People. He has over 35 years’ experience in corporate finance, real estate and environmental sectors, chairing listed companies on the London and European Stock Exchanges. As Managing Director of Colliers Capital UK Ltd he was responsible for developing its residential consultancy business.
David serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director at Places for People Group Limited. David is a Chartered Director of the Institute of Directors; a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; an Academician of The Academy of Urbanism and has an MBA from Birmingham University.
Claire is a former Managing Partner and current partner of Triple Point LLP. She has over 31 years’ industry experience including 16 years in structured finance at Deutsche Bank where she was a Managing Director.
Rob has over 26 years’ industry experience. Rob has held positions in the Bank of England, the Council of Mortgage Lenders and the European Mortgage Finance Agency project.
Stephen has more than 15 years’ experience managing funds, including Mercury Asset Management and GT Management. He currently holds directorships at Octopus AIM VCT plc, Puma VCT 10 plc and Businessagent.com.
Risk & Compliance Committee