17th January 2019

Martin’s Properties, a leading property investment and development company based in Central London and operating throughout the South of England, has today announced the appointment of Mike Hussey to its Board as Non-Executive Director. Established in 1946, the family owned company has grown to become the owner of one of the largest property portfolio’s in Chelsea and has continued to expand its portfolio across London and the South East.

Mike Hussey, who founded London Development company Almacantar in 2010 is former Executive Board Director at Land Securities plc, Head of Leasing and Marketing at Canary Wharf Group and Salaried Partner at Knight Frank.

Mike succeeds Neil Sachdev who stood down as an non executive director to the business on 31 December 2018

Richard Bourne, Managing Director says; “We are very proud to have attracted Mike, widely regarded as a titan of the London Property industry, to the Board and look forward to his experience, expertise and advice in helping us to realise our strategy. We also wish to thank Neil, another giant of the property industry, for his invaluable support and stewardship to the Board over the last 4 years. He has been instrumental in bringing the Board together in the implementation of our new strategy.”

Tom Martin, Chairman comments; “It has been a pleasure to work with Neil over the last 4 years, he has played a central role in the company’s evolution and in the appointment of Richard Bourne, the first non-family Managing Director. Mike’s appointment brings a new set of skills and additional expertise to the Board strengthening our capacity to respond to opportunities as we seek to continue to grow and diversify our portfolio.”

To contact Martin’s Properties please visit the website www.martins-properties.co.uk

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