Graham is a founding partner of Fawcett Mead having previously been at Churston Heard and Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was a member of the European Retail Board.
Graham has dealt with all aspects of Retail and Leisure Investment for almost 20 years and has developed a niche at dealing with a high turnover of sales and acquisitions. During his career, he has developed close relationships with all the major institutions and has been involved in over £1bn of transactions including a number of portfolios for M&G Real Estate, Threadneedle, USS, Structadene and New River. Other major clients include Marylebone Asset Management, Atmore and Savills IM and who are all currently very active.
He lives in Cambridgeshire with his wife and 2 children and outside family life, his interests are Bradford City, Triathlons and Fish and Chips.
James is a founding partner of Fawcett Mead having previously been a board Director at Churston Heard and latterly Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was a member of the European Retail Board.
James has dealt with all aspects of Retail and Leisure Investment and agency for 20 years and continues to work in leasing and investment. During his career, he has developed close relationships with major retailers and institutions. Since forming Fawcett Mead he has continued to work actively with clients such as Hermes, Schroders, Kennedy Wilson and Sainsbury's, offering advice on significant disposal programmes. He has also advised on a number of receiverships of large multiple retailers including The Works, Hawkins Bazaar and Clinton Cards.
He lives in Wandsworth with his wife and two children and his interests include all sport, particularly cricket and has unfortunately been roped into competing in the JLL triathlon. Luckily that allows him to indulge in his main passion, eating.
Following graduation from the University of Sheffield and then Cass Business School, Jonathan joined the valuation department at Colliers where he trained for his APC. He then moved to join the investment team at Churston Heard and was then promoted to Director at JLL, before becoming an Equity Partner at Fawcett Mead.
Jonathan has been responsible for a number of high profile retail and portfolio investment transactions throughout his career, having transacted on over £450m of assets over the last 3 years. In doing so, Jonathan has forged close relationships with a range of institutional and property company clients, including Aberdeen, BMO Real Estate, CBREGI, DTZIM, M&G, Redevco, London Metric, TH Real Estate, U+I and Wittington.
Jonathan lives in Richmond with his wife and baby daughter and is a dedicated and loyal football fan, supporting his two teams, Manchester United and Liverpool.
Aaron joined Churston Heard as a placement student in 2004, working in the investment team before returning to work within the Northern team after graduating in 2006.
Following a brief period travelling in 2007, Aaron returned to Churston Heard and joined the South and West Retail Agency team, focusing on High Street and Shopping Centre agency.
He joined Fawcett Mead in September 2012 and continues to focus on High Street and Shopping Centre agency throughout the UK for a number of institutions and property companies including Kennedy Wilson, Schroders, Threadneedle, Redefine and Vixcroft.
He also assists a number of retailers with their acquisition strategies, predominantly Card Factory with whom he continues to help rationalise and grow the company’s portfolio.
Aaron loves playing football, attempting to play golf and watching his favourite show, Family Guy.
Tom joined Fawcett Mead in October 2010 and went onto qualify as a chartered surveyor after his first year at the firm.
Before Fawcett Mead, Tom worked at Fineman Ross as a sandwich student, focusing on national investment between July 2006 – July 2007. After returning to Nottingham Trent University to complete his degree, he then decided to take some time to travel and work on the family farm. He returned to property working at JLL in the High Street investment team, before joining the team at Fawcett Mead.
He initially focused on lettings at Fawcett Mead working on a number of shopping centre instructions. He is now more focused on retail and leisure investments across the UK. During this time he has established close relationships with a number of clients, including Threadneedle, Schroders and Hermes, as well as a number of other property companies and private individuals.
He is an enthusiastic sportsman, with a passion for cycling, having signed up to do the Etape in July 2014. He is also a keen footballer and does the occasional triathlon when he’s not in North Yorkshire working on the family farm.
Richard has been based in Bristol for most of his career but operates on a UK-wide basis and has advised on transactions from Haverfordwest to Norwich, Edinburgh to Penzance and various places in between.
Richard has worked on the investment sale, purchase and funding of shops, supermarkets, shopping centres, retail warehousing, portfolios and leisure. He has also acted as an Expert Witness on on legal disputes involving retail investments. His clients range from; UK institutions, overseas investors, property companies and private investors. Recent transactions he has advised on include; sale of a prime block in Cardiff for Legal & General (£46m). Funding of a Morrisons supermarket for Rockspring (£24m), purchase of Marlin Portfolio for Accue Capital (£23m), sale of Borough Parade shopping centre in Chippenham for Clearbell Capital/Tristan Capital (£16.5m) and the purchase of a prime block in Southampton for M&G (£8.5m).
Prior to joining Fawcett Mead, Richard worked as a European Director in the National Retail Investment Department at JLL, whom he joined following their merger with King Sturge, where he was an Equity Partner.
Richard lives in Gloucestershire and is married with 3 children. Having retired from rugby, Richard is a keen triathlete.
Nick joined Fawcett Mead in August 2014, graduating from Nottingham Trent University with a 2:1 in Real Estate. He recently passed his APC in April 2016.
Having worked with Fawcett Mead on his sandwich year in 2012-2013, Nick now focuses on High Street and Shopping Centre agency for a number of institutions and property companies including Vixcroft, Kennedy Wilson and Schroders. He also works with the investment team, dealing with a number of retail sales throughout the UK.
Outside of work, Nick is a keen sportsman, recently representing his county at Hockey and Rugby. He also plays competitive golf and football but tries to stay away from all triathlons.
Stuart has spent his whole career specialising in retail and leisure property. He started as a graduate at Savills in Bristol in 2006 where he qualified as a chartered surveyor. Following two years out for working travel he moved to London in 2010 and has advised on all kinds of retail transactions working at Briant Champion Long and latterly Colliers International.
Joining Fawcett Mead in May 2015, he now concentrates on a variety of shopping centre, high street and development leasing projects as well as advising retail and restaurant occupiers on their growth plans. Clients presently include Vixcroft, Ellandi, Schroders, Threadneedle and Card Factory.
Away from the office Stuart is a passionate home chef, enjoys cycling and golfing at weekends and looks forward to sailing and skiing holidays when he can.
Ellie made the move from Leeds to London in 2012 after studying Retail Marketing. She first started working for a partner at St James Place Wealth Management before joining Fawcett Mead in June 2014. She is PA to the Directors as well as being involved in our Marketing and Social Media presence.
Ellie is a big foodie and is often, much to the delight of her colleagues, discussing the new ‘must have’ super foods. She is also a keen tennis player and loves escaping London at weekends.
John is a qualified Certified Management Accountant, A.C.M.A. Following his graduation from City of London Polytechnic with a degree in Business Studies specialising in Finance he spent 15 years with P&O Containers. He then spent 3 years with an Oil inspection company. His next move was into property with 2 years spent at Norland Managed Services. He then spent several very happy years with Churston Heard before a short spell with Jones Lang LaSalle. He joined Fawcett Mead in early 2011.
John’s interests are QPR, theatre, opera and generally being a culture vulture.
Vincent joined Fawcett Mead in July 2015 after graduating from Nottingham Trent University with a 2:1 in Real Estate Management. Vincent completed his sandwich year with Fawcett Mead from 2013/2014 and has returned to join the High Street and Shopping Centre Agency team. He is also working alongside the investment team dealing with a number of sales and acquisitions within the UK.
Vincent loves sport, particularly rugby, and when not playing is often found in the pub supporting his favourite team Saracens. Vincent is currently the disputed office darts champion.
Joe joined Fawcett Mead in September 2015, graduating from Cardiff University with a 2:1 in International Business Management. He is currently studying part-time for his MSc in Real Estate from CEM (College of Estate Management, Reading)
Having worked with Fawcett Mead in various work experience capacities in 2014-2015, Joe now supports the investment team, dealing with a number of retail sales and acquisitions throughout the UK.
Outside of work Joe’s interests are holidaying to his native Sicily, cooking and supporting Chelsea FC.
Previously at King Sturge and Jones Lang LaSalle, Craig has over 10 years’ experience specialising in retail and leisure property. In that time, he has worked across a range of disciplines, including investment purchases and sales, shopping centre and High Street lettings, lease restructures, retailer disposals and site acquisitions. A secondment at Legal & General Investment Management advanced his transactional and asset management experience in an Institutional setting. He has subsequently acted for a number of UK institutions, including LaSalle Investment Management, Aviva, CBREGI, Schroders, Columbia Threadneedle, M&G and Legal & General.
He has also acted for developers, private investors and for retailers and restaurant operators. Recent retailer disposals include a number of larger stores for The Co-operative Food and redundant branches for Santander; whilst Craig has completed recent site acquisitions for Boots, Loungers Group and Pizza Express.
Craig lives in Bristol with his wife and young daughter and given opportunity, indulges his love of food and drink, which he attempts to balance with basketball and, when he can get back to his native North Devon, coast path running and surfing.
Ed graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2012 with a degree in Real Estate having completed a one-year work placement at HSBC as an Analyst in the Global Corporate Real Estate team. After taking some time out to travel, Ed joined Arrowcroft (later Vixcroft), a property company focusing on mixed use investment and asset management where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2014.
Ed joined Fawcett Mead in 2017 where he is part of the investment team and advises a number of propco and institutional clients on acquisitions and disposals, utilising his Excel financial modelling skills to facilitate detailed asset analysis and cashflow/ROI projections.
Outside of work, Ed enjoys attempting to participate in most sports as well as a keen interest over cars and motorbikes, dreaming of a return to the Isle of Man TT.