Mark has been involved in property and investment all of his working life, starting at 16 back in 1997. Mark established Landmark Investments in 2000 and Landmark Development Solutions in 2017.
Ben began his career in property as an estate agent in 2001. He ran the acquisitions function within a number of investment property companies, before a chance meeting in 2007 with CEO Mark Hawthorn led to Ben joining the Landmark Group as Acquisitions Director.
Andrew joined Landmark Group as Finance Director at the start of 2017, with a remit to promote controlled and sustainable growth across the divisions in line with the Group strategy. Having spent 15 years in the housebuilding sector, Andrew has a wealth of experience in development and entities that have seen rapid expansion in both volume and profitability.
David is chairman of Jones Lang LaSalle. He is responsible for providing advice upon major development opportunities across the North West and has acted as ‘Lead Advisor’ to a number of public and private sector bodies on disposal, acquisition, development strategy and structuring such as Shell UK, Astra Zeneca and Warburtons over a period of 25 years.
Non Executive Director
Steve is an experienced director in growth, disruptive or unique businesses. Having worked with both John Caudwell (Phones 4u, Caudwell Group) and Noel Mckee (webuyanycar & BCA) he was a proven CFO with a track record of generating billions in stakeholder value. Steve also sits on the board of private equity backed fintech businesses as either NED or Chair.
After 6 years working in real estate finance, Abbie joined our acquisitions team in 2018. She has an in-depth understanding of the sector and takes a proactive role in every acquisition, keeping all parties updated throughout and steering the purchase process.
John Fletcher MRICS
Head of New Business
John is an MRICS Professional with over 15 years’ experience in Commercial and Residential property. Prior to joining Landmark Development Solutions he lead and helped a multi-disciplined property company grow into being a large regional business employing over 100 people. As Head of New Business for LDS, John originates and progresses new opportunities to exchange of contracts alongside lender and developer clients.
David has worked in banking for numerous years, having specialised in property development and investment finance with Bank of Ireland, as Director of Property Finance in Manchester. David also has experience working with a medium sized private property developers and investors. With a strong network of contacts across funders and within the professional community, David assists Landmark in structuring and financing property transactions, including banking advice and refinancing.