Non Executive Director
Until his retirement in 2010, John was Chief Executive of Aldar Properties in Abu Dhabi, UAE. There he led a multinational team delivering a $30bn development programme including the 600 acre Yas Island project. Prior to Aldar he was Retail Director with Grosvenor and was responsible for major retail-led, mixed-use projects including Liverpool One, Basingstoke and Dublin. He has been involved in delivering several significant projects in Cambridge including the Grafton Centre, Grand Arcade and Trumpington Meadows. John is on the Board of Aukett Swanke Group plc and independent expert to the Investment Advisory Committee of Nuveen UK Shopping Centre Fund.