Having graduated with a degree in Land Management from The University of Reading, Tom has held positions in leading UK property consultancies prior to joining Armila Capital in December 2012, as follows:
He qualified as a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) in October 2003 having studied and passed the Assessment of Personal Competence and has in excess of 15 years UK commercial property markets experience focussed mainly on the capital markets with a track record in excess of £600m, of sales and acquisitions of commercial property investments across the prime sectors (retail, offices and industrial). Whilst at GVA (Saxon Law), Tom was extremely fortunate to work on the Lancer Property Asset Management mandate. Lancer manages the UK commercial property investments of the Abu Dhabi Royal Family with funds under management in excess of £5bn and a portfolio in excess of 3m sq. ft primarily centred around its main holding, The Berkeley Square Estate in Mayfair, W1. Tom has built up a wide network of industry contacts at a consultancy, investor and institutional level and has worked with a wide variety of investors ranging from private individuals, charities, Oxbridge Colleges and landed estates to the main UK institutions.