Giles has over 25 years of commercial property experience, having spent the majority of his career in real estate fund management and private equity. Giles is passionate about the built environment and proud of the collective strength of his team. He holds a BSc in Urban Land Economics from Sheffield Hallam University.
Director – Head of ESG & Placemaking
With 25 years of property management experience, Steph sits in our Executive team and has oversight of ESG, property management and placemaking. She is responsible for the stewardship of external relations, delivering sustainable solutions and best in class practices that provide environmental resilience and future-proof assets.
General Counsel & Head of Operations
Paul has over 18 years’ experience as a real estate and finance lawyer and sits in our Executive team. He is responsible for legal, risk management and operational matters, focusing on the development and execution of Astrea’s strategies, visions and goals.
Head of Finance
Sheriff has 20 years of experience in finance and accounting for property and is responsible for overseeing the corporate, estate and project management accounts and financial reporting.
Head of Asset Management
Stuart has over 20 years real estate experience and is a specialist in agency and the asset management of trophy buildings. He heads our asset management team and seeks to create best in class assets, with a strong focus on enhancing occupier relationships.
Development & Investment Associate
Sam is responsible for managing a number of high profile office developments across Central London. With a background in economics and financial modelling, Sam has also played a central role in managing Astrea’s investor relations and reporting since inception.
Asset Managment Associate
Sam has over 15 years’ experience in commercial real estate and has a strong track record in completing complex transactions. A natural problem solver, Sam is responsible for key retail and leisure assets as well as major office redevelopments.
Cameron joined Astrea in 2019 as Portfolio Analyst in order to provide top-down portfolio management insights and analysis. He also works on the financial modelling required to underwrite development opportunities and to inform asset management decisions to maximise performance.
PA & System Administrator
Ellie assists and supports the Executive and Asset Management Teams on a day to day basis and is responsible for the development, maintenance and administration of our support systems.
Head of Development
Pete leads the development side of the business and is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of both the refurbishment and development pipelines. He has a wealth of experience across the full lifecycle of property but specialises in securing valuable planning consents and producing design-led, sustainable buildings.
Construction & Cost Director
Rob has over 17 years’ experience in the construction industry and has been responsible for managing and procuring projects throughout London in excess of £600m. Rob has significant market insights in development procurement, benchmarking, sustainability and excellent consultant and contractor relations.
Hugo oversees the leasing and development strategy for historic period properties. He combines his passion for history and architecture to deliver sustainable solutions, which preserve the historic integrity of commercial and residential buildings whilst enhancing their value.
Asset Management Director
With a focus on design and leasing and a depth of experience in asset management, Tim’s primary role within Astrea is the repositioning of assets. He has been instrumental to the successful delivery of landmark schemes within the development pipeline as well as overseeing the repositioning of Bruton Place.
Alex is responsible for project delivery across a number of assets, specialising in existing building refurbishment, repositioning and modernisation. With over 9 years experience in the construction industry in London and abroad, Alex brings a technical engineering background enabling highly sustainable solutions to be applied to even the most challenging buildings.
Ranvir has 5 years’ experience in Finance and is studying towards his CIMA accounting qualification. He is responsible for assisting with both the corporate and estate Accounts all corporate invoicing and the cost management of our development projects.
Executive & Operations Assistant
Lucy assists and supports the Development Team as their Executive Assistant and is also responsible for day-to-day office management operations.
Tony Edgley is a Non-Executive Director at Astrea. Tony was formerly a partner at Brockton Capital where he was a member of a five-man Investment Committee overseeing three opportunistic funds (c.£5.25bn) for eight years. Prior to Brockton Capital, he was Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Corporate Finance Ltd where he advised the firm’s global clients on joint venture establishment, M&A, corporate disposal, debt advisory and equity raising.
Walid El-Hindi is a Director of Astrea and CEO of Real Estate at SHUAA Capital. Walid has over 25 years’ experience in Real Estate including CEO at IMKAN Properties, one of the leading property developers in the Middle East, and Emaar Misr where he was Chief Development Officer managing an international development portfolio of more than USD 12 Billion.