Non-Executive - Somerston, Board Member - Newbridge, Head of Funding - Sancus
A career property investor and advisor with more than 20 years experience in the European and UK property market. Rory has extensive experience in corporate finance, capital raising, debt finance, asset & fund management and property development.
Rory began working with the Somerston Group in 2015 after jointly forming Newbridge, a property investment business focussed on the grocery anchored retail space. Newbridge currently has assets under management of ca EUR 150 million and works with both private an institutional capital sources. Prior to joining the Somerston Group in 2015, Rory ran acquisitions, international expansion and senior debt funding for the pan European logistics investor and developer Point Parks Properties (P3). One of the original member of the team, the business then known as Pinnacle was a 50:50 joint venture between management and Merrill Lynch. Prior to that ran acquisitions for Sachsen Fonds GmbH (German closed end fund provider) with a particular focus in the Aviva Central European Property Fund.
Rory holds an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management and BSc(Hons) in Land Management from the University of Reading. He is also a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).