Sir John is the Executive Chairman of Western Heritable and sits on the Investment Committee of Mactaggart Family & Partners.
He has worked in the commercial and residential real estate development, investment and management business in London and New York for 45 years.
Sir John was a member of Trinity College Cambridge’s Investment Committee 1990-2015, and served on the BPF’s Commercial Property and Residential Large Landlords committees. He has been a director and chairman of Grove End Housing since 1988 and, with his sister the Rt Hon. Fiona Mactaggart MP, founded the housing research charity Commonweal.
In 1972 Sir John co-founded Central & City Properties, in partnership with David King, and over the next 20 years they developed more than 30 commercial buildings in the City and the West End of London.
Sir John holds a MA (Hons) in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge.
Philip is the Chief Executive Officer of Western Heritable and sits on the Investment Committee of Mactaggart Family & Partners.
He has worked in the commercial and residential real estate development, investment and management business in New York for 35 years.
He is responsible for acquisitions and disposals, development activity, financing and directing the daily operations of Western Heritable in the US.
Philip holds a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
William is a Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Investment Committee of Mactaggart Family & Partners, as Chief Investment Officer for the UK.
He is a real estate professional with experience executing buy and sell side transactions, capital raises (debt and equity) for development and investment, JV structuring and the establishment and execution of value recovery and divestment strategies.
He is responsible for investment and development transaction origination, underwriting, structuring and capital raising in the UK.
Prior to his positon at Western Heritable, William was a Vice President in a Real Estate Corporate Finance boutique focussing on residential and hospitality transactions in the UK and US. Prior to that, he was working at a “Big Four” accountancy firm in its Real Estate Corporate Finance team.
William holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Birmingham, an MSc in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University, is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and is a Financial Conduct Authority Approved Person – holding the Chartered Financial Analyst UK Investment Management Certificate.
Ivaylo is a Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Investment Committee of Mactaggart Family & Partners, as Chief Financial Officer.
He is responsible for all aspects of investment underwriting, financial reporting, tax compliance and investor relations and fundraising. He also oversees the accounting department and is the primary liaison with lenders, lawyers and other specialised service providers.
Prior to his position at Western Heritable, Ivaylo served as the CFO of a prominent Manhattan-based real estate investment company, specialising in the multi-family rental market. Prior to that, he was the Controller of an advisory and management real estate firm.
Ivaylo holds a BS in Finance (Cum Laude) from Adelphi University, where he is now a member of the Board of Trustees.
Rupert is a Non – Executive Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Advisory Board of Mactaggart Family & Partners.
He has extensive experience of real estate development, investment and finance, being former Chairman of MEPC, former CEO of Hermes Fund Managers, former Director of Argent, current Chairman of First Base, current Chairman of Milligan and current Managing Partner of Lipton Rogers Development.
Rupert has also held many industry leadership roles, including being President of the British Property Federation, Chairman of the Investment Property Forum and Director of IPD.
Rupert has a BSc (Hons) in Engineering Science and Management from Durham University.
Peter is a Non – Executive Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Advisory Board of Mactaggart Family & Partners.
He has 40 years of real estate experience, of which the past 35 years have been focussed on New York. In 1981 he established the US office of London based brokerage and investment advisor Michael Laurie & Partners (subsequently Morgan Grenfell Laurie), primarily advising overseas investors in the acquisition and disposal of office properties in New York. Peter also established the US operations of Chelsfield plc and embarked on a residential, hotel and retail development programme.
His experience has culminated in the formation of Rigby Asset Management, a New York based real estate development and investment firm that specialises in rehabilitating office buildings and transforming underutilised commercial properties into residential buildings.
Robert is a Non – Executive Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Advisory Board of Mactaggart Family & Partners. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Nadler Hotels Limited, part of the Mactaggart group of companies.
He has extensive experience in asset allocation, investment strategy and investment management, being former Chairman of DTZ Investment Management (which he founded in 1993), former Chairman of DTZ UK and current Non – Executive Chairman of GCP Student Living plc and Standard Life Property Income Trust Limited. Robert also chairs a number of Investment Committees for property funds.
He was Global President of RICS in 2010/11, a member of the Bank of England Property Advisory Group from 2007 to 2011 and Surveyor to the Worshipful Company of Armourers and Brasiers from 1997 to 2016.
Robert holds a degree in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).
Hugh is a Non – Executive Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Advisory Board of Mactaggart Family & Partners.
He has more than 35 years of experience representing individuals in their business, personal, investment, estate planning, real estate and fiduciary matters. He also has a considerable art law practice that includes the representation of private and public art galleries, dealers in both the primary and secondary art markets, visual artists (both painters and sculptors) and collectors. He also has advised commercial real estate developers with respect to agreements for large-scale indoor and outdoor sculpture commissions.
Hugh’s broad-based real estate practice includes advising and representing prominent owners, developers and investors in sales, acquisitions, financings, joint ventures, real estate partnerships, development projects, syndications and conversion of properties to co-operative, condominium and homeowner association ownership forms.
Hugh is currently a member of the Board of Overseers of The Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, a Trustee of The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Inc. and an Honorary Trustee of The Parrish Art Museum.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed Hugh as a Director of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation and he, also at Mayor Bloomberg’s request, served as a Commissioner of The Art Commission of the City of New York through October 2006.
Hugh holds a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law and a B.A. from Dartmouth College.
Harald is a Non-Executive Director of Western Heritable and sits on the Advisory Board of Mactaggart Family & Partners.
He has extensive experience in the asset management industry, spanning European private equity, global equity event investing and real assets both in Europe and Emerging Markets as well as venture capital. His passion for forestry led him to establish The Forest Company in 2007, an investment company focused on timber assets in South America.
Prior to forming The Forest Company, Harald founded ORN Capital in 1999, which he sold to Aviva in 2006. From 1997 to 1999 he served as Vice President in the Merger Arbitrage group of Salomon Smith Barney. From 1992 to 1997 he was an investment manager at Industri Kapital (originally Enskilda Ventures, a division of SEB). From 1990 to 1992 he worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions group of Enskilda Securities, also a division of SEB. From 1986 to 1988 he was a Financial Analyst in the investment banking division of Salomon Brothers.
Harald holds an MBA from The Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BSc in Monetary Economics from the London School of Economics.
William is the Financial Director and Company Secretary of Western Heritable and Mactaggart Family & Partners, with overall responsibility for the Mactaggart group finance function.
Prior to his positon at Western Heritable, William was head of finance for a leading ultra high-net-worth family office. Before that he worked in the finance team for AstraZeneca and in the audit and transaction services team at PwC.
William has a BSc (Hons) in Geography from the University of Bristol and qualified as an accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) in 2007.
Annabelle is the Asset Manager at Western Heritable in the UK.
She has 25 years of experience in appointing and managing lawyers, architects and surveyors as well as managing refurbishment and renovation projects, managing lease negotiations, rent collection, service charges, rent reviews and dilapidation liabilities and dealing with all day to day aspects of the UK portfolio.
Susanne is the Investment and Development Manager of Mactaggart Family & Partners and Nadler Hotels in the UK.
Prior to joining Mactaggart Family & Partners, Susanne worked in the feasibility and investment analysis team at Hilton worldwide, the hotel valuations and capital markets team at Jones Lang Lasalle and the development team at Virgin Limited Edition, Richard Branson’s private resort portfolio.
Susanne has a BAA in Hospitality Management from Hotelschool The Hague.
Wint is the Accounting Manager of Western Heritable in the US.
She has been in the Real Estate Industry for 16 years.
Before joining Western Heritable, Wint was with SL Green Realty Corp., where she was a Property Analyst focussing on accounting, forecasting and budgeting, as well as the preparation of due diligence and JV management reports for portfolios of commercial, retail and residential properties.
Prior to SLG, Wint was the Property Controller at Macklowe Management Inc. and Sterling Equities.
Wint is a graduate of Queens College with a BS degree in Accounting & Information Systems.
Kevin Ross is a Senior Associate of Mactaggart Family & Partners in the US.
Kevin is responsible for all aspects of asset acquisitions, including constructing financial models, performing due diligence and originating transactions, as well as asset and project management during ownership. In addition, he assists the CFO in investor relations, fund raising and financial reporting.
Prior to joining Mactaggart Family & Partners, Kevin worked as a Real Estate Analyst with HFF in Miami, FL where he underwrote investment sales, joint venture equity and debt placement transactions.
Kevin holds a BS from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration.
Kenneth is the Executive Vice President of Western Heritable in the US.
Kenneth has been in real estate in New York for over 30 years and has managed over one million square feet, both residential and commercial.
His responsibilities include managing Western Heritable’s physical assets, leasing (retail, commercial, residential) and personnel in the US.
Kenneth was a former Director of BOMA (Building Owners Management Association of Greater New York, Inc.) and a former Treasurer.
Kenneth holds a BS in Political Science from Central Connecticut University and is a licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of New York.
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