Developing London - The Future Shape of the Capital..
January 18th 2012
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Sir John Armitt CBE
Olympic Delivery Authority
Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer
Gary Yardley has been a senior deal maker in the UK and European real estate market for over 25 years. Gary leads Capco’s real estate investment and development activities. Leading Capco’s team on the redevelopment of Earls Court, Gary has been responsible for securing Planning Consent for 11m sq ft at this strategic opportunity area providing over 7,500 new homes for London. With the demolition of the Earls Court Exhibition Halls now under way in partnership with TfL, the creation of a new district for London has now become a reality.
He is a Chartered Surveyor with over 30 years’ experience in UK real estate. He is a former CIO of Liberty International and former partner of King Sturge.
The Berkeley Group
Rob joined Berkeley in 1994 and has been Chief Executive since 2009. Under his management the company has increased its focus on transforming challenging brownfield sites into welcoming places which support a great quality of life.
Rob oversees an industry leading sustainability strategy, including innovative climate action, nature recovery and social value programmes. He has prioritised investment in digital skills and technologies and modern methods of construction; including the development of Berkeley Modular’s precision manufactured housing system.
Rob has been Chari of Trustees of the Berkeley Foundation since its launch in 2011. This independent charity works in partnership with the Berkeley Group to maximise its positive social impacts and help disadvantaged young people achieve their potential.
Rob contributes to the Bank of England’s Real Estate Forum, is a Trustee of national homelessness charity Crisis and is a member of the governing bodies of Aston University and Marlborough College.
Sir Terry Farrell CBE
Terry Farrell & Partners