Developer recruits senior employees

Published: 25 Jan 2018

Jonathan Rae / press release [square]Build-to-rent developer and operator PLATFORM_ has made a number of senior appointments as it looks to continue its expansion.

Jonathan Rae joins the executive team as finance director. He previously worked for British Land, where he held a number of senior finance positions, including head of finance for the retail division. 

Rae said: “The build-to-rent sector is set for huge expansion across the UK, reflected in the large amount of capital targeting it.  The existing operations and expertise of PLATFORM_ position it to be a leader in this market. I’m very pleased to be joining the team and excited about the opportunities for the business as it moves to its next phase of growth.”

Johan Liebenberg will be a senior project manager in the development team. He joins from Quintain, where he was technical and project manager. This role saw him oversee the development of over 850 build-to-rent apartments under the developer’s rental brand Tipi. 

Chris Ray joins as a project manager and will also be part of the development team. Ray previously worked at Gulf Related and Jones Land LaSalle Dubai, where he focused on residential and leisure real estate projects.

Pictured: Jonathan Rae

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