Graham is a founding partner of Fawcett Mead having previously spend 10 years at Churston Heard and then 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 in excess of 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 £2bn of transactions including a number of portfolios for Colombia Threadneedle, Structadene and New River. Other major clients include Marylebone Asset Management, Atmore, Addington Capital 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 JLL, where he was promoted to Director, before becoming an Equity Partner at Fawcett Mead.
With over 15 years’ experience of acquiring and selling a wide range of high street, shopping centre, foodstore and portfolio assets, Jonathan has been involved with some of the most high profile investment transactions within the UK retail investment market in recent years.
In doing so, Jonathan has forged close relationships with a range of institutional and property company clients, including Aberdeen Standard, BMO Real Estate, Columbia Threadneedle, CBREGI, DTZI, M&G, Redevco, London Metric, TH Real Estate, U+I and Wittington.
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 was recently promoted to Associate Director in May 2018.
Nick now focuses on High Street and Shopping Centre agency for a number of institutions and property companies including CBREgi, Atmore 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 Buckinghamshire at rugby and will captain Marlow 1st XV for this upcoming season. He also plays competitive golf and football but tries to stay away from all triathlons.
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 is part of the national agency team primarily dealing with high street and shopping centre asset management initiatives with in excess of 4 years’ experience in the sector. He provides advice for a number of institutions and property companies including: M&G, Schroders, LCP, U&I and Threadneedle. Working alongside the investment team he deals 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. Joe has also achieved his MSc in Real Estate from The College of Estate Management, which he secured in late 2017. Joe passed his APC and became a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in May 2018.
Joe has had an active role within Fawcett Mead’s investment team, and as a result, has built close relationships with institutional clients and active private investors alike.
Outside of the office Joe’s main passion is playing football, where he is often compared with Peter Crouch, for reasons completely unknown to him.
Craig has well over a decade’s experience in retail and leisure property, previously with JLL and King Sturge. In that time, he has worked across a range of disciplines, including Shopping Centre and High Street lettings, investment purchases and sales, , lease restructures, retailer disposals and site acquisitions. An early 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, Schroders, Columbia Threadneedle, M&G, Legal & General and CBREGI.
He has also acted for developers, private investors and for retailers and restaurant operators. Retailer disposals include a number of larger stores for The Co-operative Food and redundant branches for Santander; whilst Craig has completed various site acquisitions for Boots, Card Factory, Pizza Express and Loungers.
Craig lives in Bristol with his wife and two young children. He attempts to balance a love of food and drink with getting outdoors and especially running on the South West Coast Path. He is working on the improbable goal of swapping the tub of FM office Nescafe for a freshly ground single origin bean subscription.