Course Faculty

Derek S Bruce

Associate Professor and Chartered Surveyor | Kingston University (Institute of Real Estate, School of Law)

A graduate of Edinburgh University, Derek qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1984 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 1993. He gained a post-graduate Diploma in Arbitration from the College of Estate Management and, via examination, became a Fellow of the Chartered ...

Sean Brew

National Head of Property and Asset Management | Lambert Smith Hampton

Sean has over 20 years experience in the commercial real estate sector and is a Director at property consultants LSH.Sean has spent much of his career managing national property portfolios across the UK for Funds and Property Companies with a focus on realising value through working in partnership with occupiers.He ...

Martin Edwards

Planning and Environmental Lawyer | Cornerstone Barristers

Martin is a planning and environmental lawyer with unrivalled practical experience. He started out as a solicitor in local government responsible for planning and environmental law and advocacy before moving into private practice with major City law firms. He rose to become a partner and head of planning and environmental ...

Philip Freedman CBE QC (HON)

Chairman | Mishcon de Reya Solicitors

Philip is a major figure in real estate. In 2005 he was awarded a CBE for his services to property law and in 2009 he enjoyed the rare honour of being appointed a Queen’s Counsel Honoris Causa for his work developing the practical aspects of property law.For his clients this ...

Nick French

Professor in Real Estate, School of the Built Environment | Oxford Brookes University

Nick is a recognised expert in the area of property appraisal and valuation. He is Programme Director of the MSc Real Estate Programmes at Oxford Brookes University and teaches extensively in the areas of appraisal, valuation and corporate real estate on the BSc, MSc and MBA programmes. In 2008, ...

Simon Lewesy

Executive Director | CBRE

Simon Lewsey is an Executive Director with responsibility for CBRE’s Central London Lease Consultancy Team. He has spent the last 21 years specialising in rent reviews, lease renewals and lease restructuring of offices in the City, Midtown and Docklands markets for both landlords and tenants on space ranging in size ...

Joanna Merson

Partner | Rupert Merson LLP

Joanna specialises in helping owner-managed businesses and not-for-profits with their accounting, performance management, reporting and governance problems. Joanna has over 20 years experience working with clients from a broad range of sectors, including start-ups and established businesses.In addition to her advisory experience, Joanna has held senior accounting positions in ...

Rupert Merson

Adjunct Associate Professor, London Business School & Partner | Rupert Merson LLP

Rupert specialises in helping ambitious businesses with organisational development, governance, strategy development and people management problems. He is a skilled consultant and facilitator and has a particular interest in the organisational problems caused by growth. Rupert has over 20 years experience working with businesses from a broad range of sectors ...

Simon Wainwright

Managing Director | JPW Real Estate

After obtaining an honours degree in Estate Management from Reading University, Simon started his career working at Dron & Wright in the City of London. After working for Knight Frank and St Quintin (now CBRE), Simon commenced his own practice in 1993 with John Peiser, former senior partner of Fuller ...

Peter Weatherhead

Principal | Peter Weatherhead Planning

Peter Weatherhead is the Principal of Peter Weatherhead Planning which he set up some 5 years ago after leaving DTZ where he was Head of Planning. He has worked in both public and private sectors and was Assistant Borough Planning Officer with the London Borough of Greenwich where he headed ...

Richard Webber

Partner | RLS Law LLP

Richard Webber is a partner at Covent Garden-based property specialists RLS Law LLP with many years experience in advising on property matters and resolving property disputes. Prior to joining RLS Law, he worked at Lovells/Hogan Lovells and Mishcon de Reya, in the course of which he advised a varied range ...

 

 

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