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ProCon Nottinghamshire is run for its membership by a steering committee of board members who offer their experience and expertise in developing the organisation.
Tim Corthorn is a Relationship Director of Real Estate Finance. He has 20 years experience in Real Estate and looks after a mix of commercial and residential developer and investor clients operating in the East Midlands.
Co-founder and Board Director of Godwin Group, Stephen has over 20 years of experience in property development and oversees the business’ growing team of residential and commercial professionals across London, Birmingham and Nottingham.
With a track record in land acquisition, development and funding that spans particularly BTR, PRS and PBSA, Stephen’s current focus is the scaling up of Godwin’s £1 billion national Build to Rent platform across the United Kingdom. Working as an equity investor with a leading institutional real estate partner, Godwin aims to deliver high-quality, professionally managed homes for rent across the Oxford-Cambridge Arc and the Home Counties as well as London, Bristol and Birmingham.
Scott works as an Associate Director in the business space department of Innes England in their Nottingham office. Offering over 10 years commercial property knowledge Scott now predominately deals with industrial property and commercial investment transactions throughout the region. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Peter Conboy is a Project Director for igloo with responsibility for a number of residential developments being undertaken by the Blueprint development vehicle including the new 400 home, sustainable residential neighbourhood at Trent Basin and the 150 home low-energy housing schemes in Nottingham’s Meadows. Trent Basin is a multi-phase Trent-side scheme, supported by the first of its kind Community Energy scheme. The Meadows scheme included one of the largest passively designed Association of Environment Conscious Building (AECB) silver standard projects in the UK. For the wider igloo group, Peter is involved in developing Igloo’s housing product supply chains.
Peter has over 30 years’ experience in property development, regeneration, asset management and funding and has previously worked for project finance and regeneration specialists Abros (now Navigant), Leicester Regeneration Company (a URC), Manchester Airport plc and in the Republic of Ireland with Shannon Development.
Peter has 27 years full membership of the RICS, has previously been a Professional Competence Assessor for the RICS in Property Investment and Planning and Development and is a graduate of the Investment Property Forums advanced education programme.
Nick Grace is a well-known Chartered Town Planner (MRTPI) with over 22 years planning experience based in the Lace Market, Nottingham.
Having worked for a Local Authority in Surrey and then in London’s West End for Drivers Jonas, Nick moved to Nottingham and worked for Savills heading the Planning Team and leaving as a Director in 2012 to set up GraceMachin Planning & Property.
Nick acts for a variety of clients, from individual land owners and developers to rural estates principally across the East Midlands, with a specific focus on the Nottinghamshire & Lincolnshire markets.
Nick often leads large consultant groups delivering complex planning applications across a range of sectors.
He also regularly appears at Local Plan Hearings promoting the social and economic benefits of new development (housing and employment) in the context of strategic land promotion.
Nick advocates to his clients the need to assess short, medium and long term planning and development opportunities and the benefits of actively monitoring and engaging in the plan making process.
Lorraine has headed up the inward investment team in Nottingham for 10 years focussing on delivering an inward investment strategy for the city and county, business development, client liaison and project management. The inward investment service was previously part of the local authority but became independent in April 2016 becoming part of the destination marketing company Marketing NG. The team promotes the city and surrounding area as a preferred business destination in order to attract and support investment. Lead generation activity is a crucial part of the remit of Invest in Nottingham using consistent cohesive branding and messaging to increase investor appetite. The team of investment and property specialists and marketing professionals offer a free and confidential service for businesses interested in relocating into Nottingham or Nottinghamshire. We can help make a company's move as smooth as possible with:
Lorraine’s previous experience includes roles with the BBC newsroom, conveyancing at Burton & Burton solicitors and the legal department at HM Land Registry.
Liz Cartwright is MD of leading Midlands PR and digital agency Cartwright Communications. A former journalist, Liz set up her business 11 years ago and now employs 23 people. The company works across a number of sectors and specialisms including property and construction, professional services and food and drink. Liz is very well connected across the Midlands and is proud to use those connections and her expertise to help grow the business.
Willmott Dixon; Regional Head of Frameworks
Jerry trained at Leicester Poly (now DMU) and started his architectural career in practices in Nottingham in 1987. He has worked across all sectors and work stages and has become a ‘trusted advisor’ to Midlands partners.
He engages with projects early and blends client focus, design, commercial and complex project management experience to provide a balanced approach to solutions. His passion is to ensure that project needs and aspirations are fully explored, understood and deliverable.
For the last 12 years he has supported Public Sector customers, consultants, and other contractors alike in understanding the benefits of Frameworks and is committed to supporting the successful delivery of projects. Whilst also working to ensuring there is a robust pipeline of projects for Willmott Dixon across the Midlands region.
James is a Senior Director of Gleeds, a privately owned, independent global property and construction consultancy, providing impartial advice since 1885. With an annual turnover fast approaching over £200m, Gleeds is proud to deliver award-winning, landmark projects in 20 countries around the world.
With over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry, James has a wealth of experience in the commercial, leisure, residential, local authority, hotel and industrial sectors, but his specialism lies within education and retail. He currently holds responsibility for the teams providing support to a number of nationwide High Street retailers and has a lasting relationship with the University of Nottingham, who has been a valued client of Gleeds for over 60 years.
James is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is passionate about bringing a new generation of talent into the construction industry.
Business Development & Marketing Manager
During my 16 years’ experience in the construction industry, I’ve developed wide ranging skills in business development, marketing, practice management, bid strategy & management, client liaison and event organisation. My primary role at Pulse Consult is to raise our profile, build new relationships and assist in the continued growth strategy for the company.
I also hold positions in various property and construction networking groups including Chairman for the East Midlands Forum for the Built Environment and Board member for Nottingham Hot Property.
Outside of work, I teach belly dance in Nottingham and perform in the East Midlands with my troupe.
From quantity surveying and cost consultancy, to contractual support, site supervision and full project management, Pulse offer a range of services tailored to our clients’ needs and delivered by a team of expert consultants.
Colin is a Director and Shareholder of maber architects, a privately owned consultancy providing a wide variety of architectural design services to clients and the construction industry. Colin has 43 years experience in the industry, 36 of which is at maber. Colin’s own specialty is in the manufacturing, logistics and commercial fields but is now also focused on feeding the pipeline of projects for the 77 staff in the company.
Founded in Nottingham in 1983 maber now has four further offices in Derby, Leicester, Birmingham and London and covers nationwide projects. Maber’s award-winning portfolio covers all sectors of the industry and includes new build, refurbishment and conversion projects and maber offer Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior and Workplace Design, BIM Management, Masterplanning, Sustainability, Inclusive Design and Principal Designer duties. maber have an established reputation for delivering successful commercial solutions on challenging urban brownfield and historically sensitive sites.
For four decades, maber have grown and nurtured their team to become a UK AJ100 practice. Having built a diverse range of long standing client relationships, we leverage our building knowledge across the industry to share our experience and enrich those relationships.
I am currently a business development manager, who joined BSP Consulting as an administration assistant in August 2004, before becoming accounts assistant, and then office manager in January 2010, I started my new role at the beginning of February 2016 as a business development coordinator, and have since been promoted to a business development manager in 2018. I manage the business development across all four offices of BSP Consulting – in Nottingham, Derby, Leicester and Sheffield. I attend monthly management meetings and regular marketing meetings. I get involved in organising and helping to host various construction networking events and help out with administering our social networking and website updates. I hold regular B2B meetings and have a wealth of market intelligence to share amongst my connections. At BSP Consulting we are very proactive and are keen to meet new contacts to discuss opportunities for working together. Based in the East Midlands, we work across the UK and beyond, offering civil, structural, traffic, transportation, geotechnical and environmental engineering services.
Outside of work I enjoy running and partook in the Ikano Robin Hood Half Marathon 2014. I also partook in the Sporting Futures Derby 10k in April 2017 and have committed to participate again in 2018. If you feel that either myself or BSP Consulting, can be of assistance to you please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Ashley is a Director of newly formed Chord Consult.
Ashley is an active Alumni Fellow for Nottingham Trent University (Design, Architecture and Build Environment) and is passionate about introducing and training new recruits to the construction industry.
Ashley is a passionate advocate for his hometown of Nottingham, a proud father, and is now raising his three children locally.
Andrew is a Chartered surveyor with 30 Year’s experience in Commercial Property. Originally from an Agency Background with a specialism in Retail and Investment, he is joint founder and owner of Saxondale Properties, a Commercial Development Company, who are active throughout the Midlands and have been involved with the development of property in a number of sectors, including Retail, Local Centres, Medical Surgeries, Trade Warehouses, Industrial and Budget Hotels, having been involved with the development of Hotels in Loughborough and Leek.
He also has considerable experience in dealing with development on contaminated land, having previously worked closely with one of the large Petrochemical Companies. He is also active in the Property Investment market.
Botham Accounting is a Nottingham based accountancy practice specialising in Real Estate, Construction and Tax. We are a ‘can do’ and commercially savvy team who enjoy listening and doing a great job for our clients.
To find out more about Botham Accounting and how we can help you please click the link to our website.
Andrew is recognised as being outstanding in the Real Estate and Construction field and has worked on a number of high profile and exciting projects. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser who makes sure that development projects maximise their return to investors.
Adam is a partner in Gateley Legal’s nationally recognised Real Estate practice as well as being head of the Nottingham Real Estate team. His clients include investment funds, occupiers and both public and private sector organisations involved in regeneration and development schemes of all values.
He is a real estate investment and development specialist, with particular expertise in purpose built student accommodation schemes, investment fund transactions and healthcare related property matters.
His experience includes site assembly, joint venture and profit share arrangements, development agreements, investment acquisitions, funding agreements, property management agreements, the negotiation of institutionally acceptable leases, pre-lets and forward sales as well as general property and landlord and tenant transactions.