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Non-Executive Chairman - Nigel Hamway

Nigel Hamway, aged 61, qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with Peat Marwick after obtaining a degree from Cambridge University.  He joined Dubilier PLC as chief financial accountant, leaving to take up a position in international corporate finance at Charterhouse Bank in 1986, becoming a director in 1990.


From 1991 to 2016, he was a director of Charterhouse Development Capital. For several years he was responsible for Charterhouse's international investment business.  He has had extensive board experience in many countries and businesses.


Chief Executive - Robert Ware

Robert Ware, aged 63, qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with Peat Marwick.  He served as a director of Development Securities PLC between 1988 and 1994, filling the roles of joint managing director and finance director in the latter stage of his tenure.  He joined MEPC PLC in June 1997, serving first as corporate development director and then as deputy chief executive between June 1997 and June 2003. He is Chairman of Marwyn Value Investors Limited and also Chairman of Terra Catalyst Fund.  He is a non-executive director of Tarsus Group PLC.  All of which are quoted on the London Stock Exchange.


Finance Director - Ross McCaskill

Ross McCaskill, aged 38, graduated with a Classics degree from Oxford University in 2003 and subsequently joined Dixon Wilson, a firm of Chartered Accountants specialising in the provision of services to high net worth private clients.  Having received a broad training, Ross qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and was then seconded to the firm's Paris office.  There, he was responsible for managing services provided to clients with complex offshore structures, most of which held sizeable property portfolios and landed estates.


In 2007, he joined Prestbury Investment Holdings Limited and managed the finances of a number of the group's investment property portfolios before joining Conygar in 2009 as Financial Controller.


Property Director – Freddie Jones

Freddie Jones, aged 37, graduated from St Andrews University before going on to Cass Business School where he completed an MSc in Real Estate Finance and graduated from there in 2007.  He joined Conygar in 2008 and has since then managed multiple investment and development projects for them.


Property Director - Christopher Ware

Christopher Ware, aged 32, graduated from the University of Exeter before completing a Master’s degree in Real Estate.  He started his career at Colliers International, working in the Central London investment team and becoming a Chartered Surveyor in that time.  He joined Conygar in 2012 after a time at ICG Longbow.  Christopher is a CFA charterholder.


Non-Executive Director - Michael Wigley

Michael Wigley, aged 78, was a stockbroker in the City of London from 1964 until his retirement in 1999.  The majority of that time was spent with the firm of Anderson where he was senior partner at the time of the takeover by Matheson Investment Limited in 1987.  He was a director of the latter company until 1997.  He was Chairman and latterly a non-executive director of Development Securities PLC between 1990 and 2000.