Our Experts

Our experts at 020 London, bringing you the latest trends, topics and news about London.

Bobby Blake

Bobby Blake

Associate Director, Central London Retail Agency, Colliers International

Bobby has over nine years’ experience in high street, leisure and shopping centre acquisitions and disposals in Central and Greater London. His retailer clients include Headmasters, Deliveroo and iSmash.

Mark Charlton

Mark Charlton

Head of Research and Forecasting, Colliers International

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in real estate research where he has specialised in market analysis, occupier and investor related research across all sectors. His client work has involved primary research to support new fund vehicles, retailer bids, location planning and strategy.

Guy Grantham

Guy Grantham

Director of Research and Forecasting, Colliers International

Guy has been a property research professional for 23 years and now specialises in the London Office market. Using his extensive knowledge and experience Guy provides market leading insight into current occupier, investment and development trends.

Rob Hayes

Rob Hayes

Director & Co-Head London Offices, Colliers International

Rob has more than 20 years’ experience in the Central London property market. Specialising investment, Rob has worked with a wide range of clients including CBRE Global Investors, Great Portland Estate and Aviva Investors.

David Hanrahan

David Hanrahan

Director & Co-Head, London Offices, Colliers International

David has over 22 years’ experience in the West End office market in London, specialising in the development process and providing leasing advice. He has worked with a variety of clients including, Hermes, Aviva, Northwood Investors and Blackstone.

Rosie Higgins

Rosie Higgins

Senior Surveyor, London Offices, Colliers International

Rosie is a Senior Surveyor in Colliers’ Central London Retail Lease Advisory team. She is actively involved on rent reviews and lease renewal negotiations as well as providing strategic asset management advice to unlock value opportunities and maximise income for a number of major London estate owners‎.

Tony Horrell

Tony Horrell

Chief Executive Officer, UK and Ireland, Colliers International

Tony has more than 30 years’ experience within in the commercial property industry. He has a proven track record of growing businesses and is passionate about providing clients with exceptional service.

Ross Kirton

Ross Kirton

Head of UK Leisure Agency, Colliers International

Ross specialises in the food and beverage, and urban leisure sectors. With over 15 years’ experience, he has worked with a variety of property owners and occupiers including Stonegate Pub Co, Novus Leisure, Gymbox, Curzon Cinemas, St Martins Property Corporation and the Berkeley Group.

Sara Law

Sara Law

Associate Director, Central London Retail Agency, Colliers International

Sara specialises in fashion and retail across EMEA, with a key focus on Central London. With over eight years of experience, she has worked with the likes of Carnaby Street, Sweaty Betty and Oliver Bonas.

Josh Leon

Josh Leon

Director & Head of Central London Restaurants, Colliers International

Josh is a specialist in Central London restaurants with over 13 years’ experience solely in this niche sector. He is an active commentator on London restaurant trends and advises many of London’s leading landlords and developers on food and drink leasing and development.

Jonathan Manns

Jonathan Manns

Director Planning, London, Colliers International

Jonathan is an acknowledged expert on planning matters in London. He is a strong advocate for the transformative power of property in positively shaping people and places.

Stuart Melrose

Stuart Melrose

Director, London Offices, Colliers International

Stuart Melrose specialises in advising major businesses on finding the office space in central London which meets their corporate requirements. With more than 15 years’ experience in the commercial real estate industry, he has worked in both the US and UK markets.

Matthew Moloney

Matthew Moloney

Associate Director, Residential | New Homes, Colliers International

Matthew has over nine years’ experience in the residential and new homes sector. He specialises in management, valuations, acquisitions and sales, and has worked on an array of London’s regenerative residential schemes, including Docklands E16 and Nine Elms SW8.

John Olney

John Olney

Director & Co-Head, London Offices, Colliers International

John has specialised in the Central London investment and development market for more than 25 years, providing strategic advice to clients such as Grosvenor, LaSalle Investment Management, Aberdeen Asset Management and the Crown Estate.

Mark Phillipson

Mark Phillipson

Director, Retail Investment, Head of Retail Division, Colliers International

Mark has more than 30 years’ experience in the retail sector, providing strategic advice on acquisitions, disposals and development opportunities for a wide range of private, public, and institutional investors.

Sasha Riddle

Sasha Riddle

Senior Surveyor, Central London Retail Agency, Colliers International

Sasha is part of the Colliers London Retail Agency team and advises a wide range of retailers including Fabled, Costa, Oliver Bonas and Carphone Warehouse.

Paul Smith

Paul Smith

Director & Co-Head, London Offices, Colliers International

Paul has more than 30 years’ experience in Central London office agency, having worked with the likes of Aberdeen Asset Management, M&G, Marks & Spencer, Great Portland Estates and Shaftesbury. He also specialises advising developers on the tenant’s specification requirements.

Paul Souber

Paul Souber

Head of Central London Retail Agency, Colliers International

Paul is an industry leader and expert on retail with over 25 years’ experience. He works with a number of luxury retailers, including Yves Saint Laurent, Roksanda Ilincic and Gina Shoes. Paul also works closely on the Carnaby Estate, which covers 13 streets comprising 250,000 sq ft of Central London retail.

Dan Taylor

Dan Taylor

Head of Retail Lease Advisory, Central London , Colliers International

Dan is Head of the Colliers International Central London Retail Lease Advisory team and is regarded as one of the capital’s leading retail and leisure property lease negotiators. He has approaching 20 years’ experience of advising major landlord clients on retail and leisure rent reviews covering the West End, City and Midtown markets.

Our Guest Experts

Jace Tyrrell

Jace Tyrrell

CEO New West End Company

Jace is the Chief Executive of New West End Company. He leads the local and global representation of 600 businesses across retail and real estate, with a property portfolio of £3.5bn and an annual turnover of £8.8bn.