team

Ross Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

Ross is responsible for Vengrove’s overall business including its transactional, asset management and investor relation activities.

Ross’ career began at King Sturge in the Business Space Investment Team. He then spent 4 years at Legal & General Property with the Transactions team, representing the investment activity of its Funds. During this time he transacted £800 million of acquisitions across commercial, residential and strategic land.

Andrew McLean

Partner

Andrew takes overall responsibility for sourcing and delivery of development and refurbishment led investments for Vengrove.

Andrew’s experience in commercial real estate covers all aspects of property development. He has delivered schemes with end values of up to £150m in the office, industrial, retail and leisure sectors. In 2007 Andrew established Capella Estates, specialising in UK commercial property development.

 

Dan Dutton

Partner

Dan leads the investment activities of the firm including origination, analysis and execution.

Dan’s career started at Commercial Estates Group where he spent 7 years in the investment team. During this time Dan helped raise and deploy 2 opportunistic real estate funds on behalf of institutional investors such as AP1 and AP4.

Martin Steele

Director

Martin has responsibility for the delivery of Vengrove’s developments.

Martin started his career at Natwest before moving to Commercial Union where he was responsible for the successful delivery, letting and disposal of more than 30 projects with an end value of between £15m and £120m. He subsequently set up Capella Estates with Andrew McLean

Tim Lucas

Director

Tim is the Head of Asset Management. He oversees the development and implementation of the business plans and ensures that investments are optimised.

Prior to Vengrove, Tim spent 9 years at Workman LLP. He was responsible for the management of nationwide portfolios of commercial and residential real estate on behalf of institutional funds with a NAV of circa £1 billion.

Karan Daswani

Director

Karan leads the investment operations function at Vengrove which includes structuring, third-party financing, investment execution and investor reporting.

Karan’s career began at Citigroup Investment Bank and then Yianis Group. Prior to joining Vengrove, he was a Senior Associate at Moor Park Capital Partners where he was involved in transacting over £500m of European acquisitions.

Yongchao Che

Associate

Yongchao supports the property and fund accounting functions as well as the wider investment operations of the company.

Yongchao is ACCA qualified and prior to joining Vengrove she spent 3 years at Langham Hall as an Assistant Fund Accountant.

Miranda Hammond

Associate

Miranda is a development manager and qualified Architect who is involved in Vengrove’s development activities and projects.

Miranda has experience across the residential, office and mixed use sectors as well as having worked internationally on master planning and urban regeneration schemes.

Max Harris

Associate

Max is responsible for sourcing and analysing new investment opportunities.

Max began his career at MSS Real Estate, before joining Maya Capital where he was involved in the origination and execution of growth equity and real estate opportunities.

Poppy Kettle

Office Manager

Poppy supports the operations of Vengrove and has ownership of all branding and marketing, as well as PR, Human Resources and administration.

Poppy previously worked in project management and business development.

Aman Chandhok

Senior Analyst

Aman is on Vengrove’s Analyst Programme. He supports all the business’ functions with a particular focus on acquisitions.

Aman started his career as a Strategy Consultant at Candesic, where he was involved in providing strategy and commercial due diligence advice on real estate backed transactions in the healthcare sector.