FOUNDER & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER – HENLEY GROUP
Ian Rickwood is a seasoned investor and entrepreneur with experience across geography and markets. He founded and became CEO of Henley in 2006 growing the business into the broad Investment business it is today. Prior to Henley he managed and grew two retail companies between 1996 and 2006 along with a small Propco and consultancy business. Ian has a degree in economics and started life in the corporate world with Procter and Gamble, later moving to PepsiCo where he was the European Sales Marketing Director.
CFO & COO – HENLEY GROUP
Andy Brandon is an experienced investment professional and one of the founding partners of the Henley, where he has worked for the last 13 years. During this time, Andy has held various key roles as both MD for a division of Henley and CIO, and helped build a large multi-sector portfolio of investment real estate in the UK, Europe and USA.
FUND MANAGING DIRECTOR
Stuart joined Henley as CFO in 2015, bringing a broad range of experience gained over 15 years in the real estate industry. Prior to joining Henley, he spent seven years as COO for CBRE Global Investment Partners, managing $13b of equity invested globally in over 250 different investments, with responsibility for fund and investment structuring, investor relations, financial and investor reporting, operational due diligence, IT and HR. Stuart also acted as a Board Director of regulated funds in the UK, Ireland and Luxembourg. Stuart has previously held roles at Morgan Stanley, Apollo and JP Morgan. In 2018 Stuart was made MD for the new Funds Management business of Henley, to complement its private equity business.
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR EUROPE PE
Justin joined Henley bringing a broad range of international real estate and private equity investing experience. Prior to Henley, Justin was a Principal at The Blackstone Group, focusing on UK and European real estate. Previously, he worked at Warburg Pincus in New York and GI Partners in California, investing in Real Estate, Hospitality, Healthcare and Infrastructure, and served on the board of CenterPoint Properties Trust. He began his career at JP Morgan in New York. Justin holds an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR NORTH AMERICA PE
Garrett Solomon joined Henley in August 2015. Prior to Henley, Garrett was at Corbelis, which was founded in 2012 and led by him. He is an industry veteran and the former president of RPL (residential development affiliate of a RE private equity firm, Rockpoint Group). He has been integral to the vision for Willowsford, a residential community that cultivates a new way of living and led the project’s acquisition, the creation of the local development team and the subsequent planning and development effort. Garrett began his career at Morgan Stanley as an analyst and within a short time became VP at Westbrook Partners until 1996 when he was made COO, MD, Director of Acquisitions at Terrabrook (Westerra management).
CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER – HENLEY GROUP
Emma Rickwood was the creative force behind Henley’s well established residential development business since inception in 2006. Emma has been involved in property development and design for the last 20 years on both commercial and residential projects. Emma has been responsible for over 50 development sites in that time across the UK, USA, and Europe. She has recently moved from a day to day operational role to an executive board member for the Henley group leading the group’s marketing.
MANAGING DIRECTOR DEVELOPMENT & ASSET MANAGEMENT
Warwick Hunter joined Henley from Qatari Diar, where he was Development Director running major projects such as The Chelsea Barracks and the conversion of the old US Embassy in Grosvenor Square. Warwick brings a wealth of experience having worked across the development business in most sectors for firms such as Great Portland Estates and Greycoat. Prior to that he qualified as a surveyor with Drivers Jonas. Warwick will also be MD of Asset Management for the group working on company-managed assets and closely with JV partners on other assets.
GROUP DIRECTOR OF INVESTOR RELATIONS
Tony Wilcox is the Group Director of Investor Relations for Henley responsible for building their global distribution and capital raising capability. He brings over 25 years of broad based financial and commercial acumen. Tony spent 12 years at board level in international banking; initially with Lloyds Bank and more recently Danske Bank. He has a strong track record of building balance sheets and P&L’s specialising in lending, investments, wealth management and private banking. Tony has a first-class degree in business and started his corporate life with Procter & Gamble working in a number of sales, marketing and commercial roles in numerous countries across Europe and Africa.