Our UK Board is responsible for ensuring that the operations, services and standards across our UK business align with our company values.


Mark Ridley
Chief Executive Officer - UK and Europe

Mark was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive of Savills Commercial in January 2008 and was appointed to the Group Executive Board when it formed in February 2008.


Tim Maynard
Chief Financial Officer - Executive Office

Tim joined Savills in October 2012 as the Chief Financial Officer and Operations Director for Savills UK Ltd.

Andrew Harle

Andrew Harle
Director - Rural, Energy & Projects

Andrew joined Savills in June 2015 when the company acquired Smiths Gore, where he began working in 1987. He now holds a number of senior roles acting on behalf of institutional, charity and private clients in the rural sector across the northern region.


David Jackson
Director - Planning

As the head of planning, and with more than 20 years experience as a professional town planner David is responsible for the day to day running of the Savills national planning team.


David Williams
Executive Director - Mixed Use Development

David's broad career at Savills began when he joined the company's marketing department in 1982.


Dominic Grace
Director - Residential Development Sales

Joining in 1984, Dominic worked in the flat sales department of the first dedicated Residential Sales office in Sloane Street.

George Cardale

George Cardale
Director - Residential Development Sales

George joined Savills in 1999 and is Head of Residential Development Sales for the UK, specialising in the sales and marketing of new build and refurbished property.

George Nicholas

George Nicholas
Director - Hotels

George joined Savills as the Global Head of Hotels in 2015, bringing a wealth of expertise in global full-service lodging transactions. His extensive deals include dispositions, acquisitions, recapitalisations, portfolio strategy and optimisation, as well as operator selection.


Ian Malden
Director - Valuation

Ian joined Savills in 1991 and now runs a team of over 80 people and covers the valuation of mainstream property sectors including offices, retail, retail warehousing and industrial.


James Gulliford
Director - Investment

James Gulliford is a Director in the Investment Department. Having joined in 1997, James was previously a graduate from Cambridge University.


James Sparrow
Executive Director - Professional Services

James joined Savills in 1988 shortly after graduating from Reading University with an Honors degree. He was appointed to the UK Board in 2013 following its formation.


Jane Cronwright-Brown
Director - National Residential Lettings

Jane joined Savills in 2005 as the National Head of the Lettings and has 23 years experience in Residential Lettings.


Jeremy Bates
Executive Director - Office Agency

Jeremy started at Savills in 1988 after 18 months in City valuation and landlord and tenant work. He is responsible for UK Transactional Services and Agency.


Jonathan Hewlett
Director - Residential Regional Management

Jonathan joined the House Department in Sloane Street in 1994, and specialised in the sale of prime houses in central London.

Julie Clark

Julie Clark
Operations Director - Rural, Energy & Projects

Julie joined Savills as a Regional Business Director in 2006. Since then, she became Director of Change Management in 2010 and Operations Director for the Rural, Energy & Projects division in September 2016, where she oversees finance, HR, IT, marketing and compliance for the division.


Justin Marking
Executive Director - National Residential

Justin joined the Savills Country department in 1986 and was seconded to the Savills Paris office in the 1990's. When he returned to London, Justin headed up the Agricultural Agency.


Nick Herward
Executive Director - Head of UK Property Management

Nick is Head of Savills Property Management department and Savills Management Resources, a trading subsidiary providing on-site staff to managed properties.


Peter Allen
Director - Residential Capital Markets

Peter has been with Savills for over 15 years and is currently Head of Savills Residential Capital Markets for UK and Europe. The group provide specialist analysis to investors in both the Residential and Student sectors and have advised on over £10bn worth of trades.


Philip Gready
Executive Director - National Rural

Philip first joined Savills in 1982, and was promoted to Director in 1990.


Philip Pearce
Executive Director - City Agency & Investment

Joining in 1988, Philip was appointed to the Commercial Board of Savills in 2002. He was also put on to the Board of Executive Committee of Savills.


Richard Merryweather
Director - Business Space Investment

After 14 years at CBRE, Richard joined Savills in 1999. He is now the joint head of the National Investment and the Business Space Investment teams.


Richard Rees
Executive Director - Development

Richard graduated in 1989 and shortly after started in the Savills Bath office. He started a Development team in the Bath office and helped to establish a Bristol office in 2000.


Robert Grundy
Director - Housing

Robert joined Savills in 1989 to set up the Housing Investment Consultancy, which now numbers 75 professionals and includes a wide range of disciplines.


Sean Gillies
Director - In Town Retail

Sean graduated in 1991 and began worked at Savills in 2011. With a long career in retail occupational roles, he joined Savills as the Head of Retail from CBRE.


Simon Collett
Director - Building Consultancy

First joining Savills in 1991 as part of the Graduate Scheme, Simon became the Director in Building and Project consultancy in 2005.


Simon Hope
Executive Director - Capital Markets

Simon is the Executive Director and is responsible for the Capital Markets team on the Executive Board.


Stephen Down
Executive Director - Central London Investment

Stephen is the Head of Central London and International Investment. He joined in 2012 as an Executive Director and has had a long career history associated with investments.




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