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Key Contacts

LCR’s experienced Executive Team (see key contacts below) and its Independent Board have a wealth of private sector and commercial real estate experience blended with public sector expertise.

We aim to use the development and regeneration experience gained at King’s Cross, Stratford and Manchester May eld, and our in-house asset management capabilities, to deliver regeneration at HS2 station locations and to develop new areas of business activity, to provide ongoing value the Department for Transport and wider government.

Our Board

Lorraine Baldry OBE: Chairman

Lorraine Baldry OBE became Chairman of LCR in April 2011. Lorraine is also Chairman of Schroders Real Estate Investment Trust and consultancy Inventa Partners Ltd. She is a Non-Executive Director of Circle Holdings plc and Thames Water and is a Board Member of the Olympic Delivery Authority and a Governor of the University of the Arts London. She is a former Chairman of the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation and was Chief Executive of Chesterton as well as holding senior positions at Prudential, Morgan Stanley and Regus.

Alex Reeves: Non-Executive Director

Alex is an Executive Director in UK Government Investments (UKGI), the Government Company owned wholly by HM Treasury which acts as HM Government’s centre of excellence for corporate finance and corporate governance. He has worked on a variety of corporate finance projects in government, including real estate and investment portfolio sales, and government investments in the aerospace and steel sectors. He currently leads on inward M&A, Royal Mail pension assets and other corporate finance projects. Prior to that, Alex spent over ten years in corporate advisory and investment banking roles focused on the financial services sector, most recently in the FIG M&A Team at Jefferies in London. During this time, he advised on and managed a large number of UK and cross-border M&A transactions for UK, European and US clients, with a particular focus on the asset management sector.

Nicky Wilden: Non-Executive Director

Nicky is a Chartered Accountant who has spent 20 years in the property industry, most recently as a consultant, and prior to this in roles including Corporate Finance Director at Terrace Hill, Group Finance Director at Topland Group and Director in the corporate finance team at Jones Lang LaSalle. Nicky is Vice Chair of Origin Housing, a registered social landlord that provides affordable housing in London and Hertfordshire.

Tim Garnham: Non-Executive Director

Tim Garnham has had over 30 years' experience in the property industry and is currently Group Development Director for Trust Estates having stepped down as joint Chief Executive of Minerva Limited which specialised in London offices, mixed use and high end London residential. He was responsible for developing in excess of 1.5 million sq ft of offices, luxury residential and mixed use schemes. Notable projects included The Walbrook Building, The St Botolph Building, 90 High Holborn and The Lancasters. He was previously Deputy Managing Director of Trafalgar House Property responsible for the UK development programme including a number of major London sites including what is now 30 St Mary Axe (The Gherkin), Paddington Basin and Chiswick Park. As well as being a Non-Executive Director of LCR and Chairman of LCR’s Remuneration Committee, he is Trustee of The Garrard Family Foundation, a Governor of Queenswood School and Chair of The Facilities Committee. He is a Liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Farriers.

Executive team

David Joy: Chief Executive

David is Chief Executive of LCR, a role he took up on 31 March 2011. Previously David was Development and Property Director responsible for the development and management of property owned by LCR and closely involved in the regeneration of key areas in London and the Thames Gateway. He is a director of the joint venture with Lend Lease developing International Quarter, London, a 4m sq.ft. commercial development in Stratford. He is also a director of the Mayfield Partnership joint venture with U&I, Manchester City Council, and Transport for Greater Manchester, delivering the Mayfield development next to Piccadilly station in Manchester. David has specific expertise in the management, disposal and development of assets associated with major infrastructure projects often in joint venture with the public and private sector. Currently working in partnership with HS2 Ltd, through the HS2 Growth Partnership, and a number of local authorities to deliver regeneration around new and existing railway stations.

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Peter Hawthorne: Finance Director and Company Secretary

Peter Hawthorne is a Chartered Accountant and has responsibility for LCR’s financial and company secretarial matters. He was previously Finance Director for BRB (Residuary) Ltd and prior to this held a number of senior financial positions in the rail and other industries. Peter is also a director of Stratford City Business District Ltd, a joint venture between LCR and Lend Lease, and a director of King's Cross Central General Partnership Ltd, a joint venture between LCR, Argent King's Cross Ltd and DHL.

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Lucy Robinson

Lucy joined LCR in September 2015 as Programme Director, Government Policy and Funding, in the HS2 Growth Partnership team, and in January 2017 was appointed to the role of Asset Management Director responsible for LCR’s asset management activities. Prior to joining LCR Lucy was a Director at Suffolk County Council responsible for highways and public transport, economic development, waste disposal, planning, environmental policy and archaeology. As part of the Corporate Management Team, Lucy led a number of corporate change programmes, including the Suffolk Single Public Estate programme. In 2011 Lucy stepped in at a time of crisis to become interim Chief Executive at the County Council. Before joining Suffolk County Council, Lucy was a member of the Senior Civil Service, and held a variety of posts in the Departments of Environment and Transport. She is proud of having devised the first national CO2 emissions reduction plan to deliver the UK’s internationally agreed climate change targets.

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Adrian Lee

Adrian is a Chartered Surveyor who has worked in urban regeneration for the last 25 years, in both the public and private sectors. With a background in the initiation of major projects such as Greenwich Peninsula and Stratford City, Adrian currently leads LCR’s development arm. The 9 strong team have responsibility for direct development activities such as the 100,000 sq ft Waterloo retail scheme and the niche Leake Street Arches project, as well as LCR’s various joint ventures and partnerships, with organisations such as U&I plc, Transport for London, London Borough of Camden, Manchester City Council and others. The team also provide development expertise across LCR’s existing portfolio, as well as handling land disposals and site acquisitions. In addition to his property experience, Adrian has also worked in international development and stabilisation in conflict-affected zones, having undertaken various roles for the UK Government and private organisations.

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Jamie Kerr

Jamie Kerr was seconded in to LCR from HS2 to run the HS2 Growth Partnership. The HS2 Growth Partnership has been set up to support the Cities along the route to deliver regeneration and development along the HS2 route. Jamie is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years of experience in property development and finance. Most recently, he was a Director at John Laing Investments, where he was responsible for rail, education, health, housing and property partnerships with the public sector. Amongst other PFI and PPPs, he bid for, won and ran the Croydon Council Urban Regeneration Vehicle, a £450m Asset Backed Vehicle. Prior to John Laing, Jamie worked for THI (Leisure development and funding), Thornfield (Retail led urban regeneration) and Sun Alliance where he worked on major urban regeneration projects as well as fund management.

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