Our people

Olivier Brahin - Chairman

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Olivier was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2015 and elected Chairman on 27 June 2016. He is President of Lone Star Europe Acquisitions LLP.

Angus Dodd, Chief Executive
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Angus was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2015 and elected Chairman on 5 October 2015. He was previously Senior Managing Director and Co-Head of European Real Estate of Lone Star Europe Acquisitions LLP. However, he stepped down from his role at Lone Star and became the Chief Executive of Quintain on 27 June 2016.

Robert Calnan, Director
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Robert was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2015. He is Managing Director of Real Estate at Hudson Advisors UK Ltd. Robert is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

John Herbert, Director
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John was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2015. John retired as Global Head of Real Estate at HSBC in 2015 and now serves as non-executive director on various boards in the US and UK. John chairs the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

James Riddell, Director
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James was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2015. He is Managing Director at Lone Star Europe Acquisitions LLP. James is a member of the Nomination and Audit Committees.

Philippe Couturier, Director
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Philippe was appointed to the Board on 5 October 2016. He is President Europe of Hudson Advisors UK Ltd. Philippe is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

James Saunders, Chief Operating Officer
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James was appointed to the Board on 16 January 2017. A barrister by training, James joined Quintain in 2008 from The Cloud Networks, Europe’s largest wi-fi operator, where he was Chief Marketing Officer. Previously he held senior marketing roles at Coca-Cola and Vodafone. As the Chief Operating Officer of the Group, James is responsible for operating Wembley Park and the place making, stakeholder and marketing strategies behind it.

Sir David Higgins, Advisor to the Board
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Sir David Higgins was knighted for his services to regeneration in 2011 and is currently Non-Executive Chairman of High Speed Two (HS2). He was formerly Chief Executive of Network Rail, the London Olympic Delivery Authority, English Partnerships and Lend Lease.

Professor Ricky Burdett, Advisor to the Board
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Professor Burdett is Founder and Director of LSE Cities and Urban Age, and is Professor of Urban Studies at the London School of Economics. He has advised on numerous international projects, including the London Olympic Delivery Authority, and was a member of the UK Government’s Airports Commission.

David Woodward, Advisor to the Board
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David Woodward is the President of the Global Apartment Advisors (“GAA”), who advise on the early stages of establishing PRS (Multifamily) sectors with institutional ownership and professional management. David was previously the Global Head of Multifamily at Brookfield, one of the largest asset managers and real estate investors in the world.