WHO WE ARE

Dunmoore is an innovative and forward-thinking property regeneration company, known for its design-led philosophy and creative management approach to development. It provides appealing, high-quality space for a range of tenants. Privately-owned, the company owns and manages an investment portfolio in excess of half a million sq ft, focused on the office, trade counter and multi-let industrial sectors.

WHO WE ARE

Dunmoore is an innovative and forward-thinking property regeneration company, known for its design-led philosophy and creative management approach to development. It provides appealing, high-quality space for a range of tenants. Privately-owned, the company owns and manages an investment portfolio in excess of half a million sq ft, focused on the office, trade counter and multi-let industrial sectors.

OUR TEAM

JEFFREY HOBBY - CEO

P: 01488 639 639
E: jeff@dunmoore.co.uk

Jeff founded Dunmoore in 2007, spotting the opportunity to take advantage of the imminent market correction. He oversees a small, entrepreneurial team, focusing on the office, trade counter and multi-let industrial sectors.

He started his career in industrial agency on the south coast and in Bristol and qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1992. He joined IO Group in 1995, where he was director of the UK investment and development divisions, overseeing 130 industrial estates with a value of £700 million.

He then went on to join the quoted property company, Merivale Moore, to spearhead the expansion of the industrial portfolio. In 2003, he and his two co-directors successfully undertook a management buyout and formed Moorevale. In the summer of 2007 Jeff disposed of his interest in Moorevale, having achieved an average return on capital invested of more than 60% a year for the period.

He lives in Berkshire and enjoys shooting, horse racing and skiing.

ALEX MARSHALL - Development Director

P: 01488 639 639
M: 07810 200 094
E: alex@dunmoore.co.uk

Alex Marshall joined Dunmoore in 2020 to and will lead all of the developments in the portfolio, as well as source new opportunities alongside the investment team.  [more info to come]

ANDREW SCOTT - Investment Surveyor

P: 01488 520 031
M: 07825 090 290
E: andrew@dunmoore.co.uk

Andrew joined the Dunmoore team in 2017 to help expand the portfolio and focus on driving the acquisition programme, particularly for multi-let and trade counter opportunities, while also undertaking asset management of the portfolio.

Having undertaken an MSc in real estate management and development at Heriot Watt University, he joined Bidwells’ industrial agency team in Cambridge, where he undertook a range of acquisition and disposal work, while obtaining his qualification as a chartered surveyor in 2016.

When not at work, he enjoys an active lifestyle and can be found playing a variety of sports including rugby, football, golf and squash.

RIME TAYACHI - Management Accountant

M: 07307 877 078
E: rime@dunmoore.co.uk

TOMAS SOUTO - Managing Director

P: 01488 520 029
M: 07747 605 558
E: tomas@dunmoore.co.uk

Tomas has been part of the Dunmoore team since 2014 and now, as Managing Director, oversees the day to day running of the team and wider portfolio.

After completing his degree in estate management at Nottingham Trent, he returned to Wales and joined Emanuel Jones in Cardiff where he completed his qualification as a chartered surveyor in 2013.

Outside work, he turns his focus to a wide variety of sports including cricket, tennis, golf and table tennis. On the rare occasion when his diary is clear from work, he can often be found enjoying the bars and restaurants, particularly those that serve tapas and dim sum.

MYLES HANSON-VAUX - Finance Director

P: 01488 520 022
M: 07852 882 331
E: myles@dunmoore.co.uk

Myles joined Dunmoore in February 2019 to lead the finance function and oversee the challenges it faces as the business continues its stellar growth.

Having qualified as a chartered accountant in 2013 at a small firm in Southampton, Myles relocated to London and worked in the finance function set-up of a new division of Berkeley Homes, St William Homes.

Following this, he spent a year in Vancouver, Canada, where he worked for a NYSE-listed US commercial property REIT, City Office REIT, managing the finance and operations functions.

When not at work, he enjoys an active lifestyle, including running – he has run the Vancouver and Paris marathons, with Berlin and further marathons in the pipeline – as well as walking his dog, Stanley.

CHRIS BROOKSBANK - Investment Surveyor

P: 01488 639 639
E: chris@dunmoore.co.uk

Chris joined the Dunmoore team in 2019 to drive the expansion of the portfolio and deliver the execution of both ongoing and new value-add intensive asset management strategies.

Chris completed his degree in real estate at Northumbria University. Following this he joined GVA (now Avison Young), working in the restructuring solutions team. A varied role, here he provided strategic turnaround advice across a wide range of property assets to banks, businesses, LPA receivers and insolvency practitioners. Simultaneously, he completed his qualification as a chartered surveyor in 2018.

Chris likes to be busy away from work, enjoying a range of active hobbies, including football, golf and running.

JENIFER HERBERT - Finance Assistant

P: 01488 520 023
E: jenifer@dunmoore.co.uk

Jen has a wealth of experience in all aspects of finance working for various companies in Newbury.

She joined the company in August 2020 and enjoys being part of a great team in an exciting property investment and development company. Working alongside Myles, Jen maintains the day to day financial transactions. In her spare time, Jen is passionate about competing her horse in dressage, showing and show jumping.

OUR TEAM

JEFFREY HOBBY - CEO

P: 01488 639 639
E: jeff@dunmoore.co.uk

Jeff founded Dunmoore in 2007, spotting the opportunity to take advantage of the imminent market correction. He oversees a small, entrepreneurial team, focusing on the office, trade counter and multi-let industrial sectors.

He started his career in industrial agency on the south coast and in Bristol and qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1992. He joined IO Group in 1995, where he was director of the UK investment and development divisions, overseeing 130 industrial estates with a value of £700 million.

He then went on to join the quoted property company, Merivale Moore, to spearhead the expansion of the industrial portfolio. In 2003, he and his two co-directors successfully undertook a management buyout and formed Moorevale. In the summer of 2007 Jeff disposed of his interest in Moorevale, having achieved an average return on capital invested of more than 60% a year for the period.

He lives in Berkshire and enjoys shooting, horse racing and skiing.

TOMAS SOUTO - Managing Director

P: 01488 520 029
M: 07747 605 558
E: tomas@dunmoore.co.uk

Tomas has been part of the Dunmoore team since 2014 and now, as Managing Director, oversees the day to day running of the team and wider portfolio.

After completing his degree in estate management at Nottingham Trent, he returned to Wales and joined Emanuel Jones in Cardiff where he completed his qualification as a chartered surveyor in 2013.

Outside work, he turns his focus to a wide variety of sports including cricket, tennis, golf and table tennis. On the rare occasion when his diary is clear from work, he can often be found enjoying the bars and restaurants, particularly those that serve tapas and dim sum.

ALEX MARSHALL - Development Director

P: 01488 639 639
M: 07810 200 094
E: alex@dunmoore.co.uk

Alex Marshall joined Dunmoore in 2020 to and will lead all of the developments in the portfolio, as well as source new opportunities alongside the investment team.  [more info to come]

ANDREW SCOTT - Investment Surveyor

P: 01488 520 031
M: 07825 090 290
E: andrew@dunmoore.co.uk

Andrew joined the Dunmoore team in 2017 to help expand the portfolio and focus on driving the acquisition programme, particularly for multi-let and trade counter opportunities, while also undertaking asset management of the portfolio.

Having undertaken an MSc in real estate management and development at Heriot Watt University, he joined Bidwells’ industrial agency team in Cambridge, where he undertook a range of acquisition and disposal work, while obtaining his qualification as a chartered surveyor in 2016.

When not at work, he enjoys an active lifestyle and can be found playing a variety of sports including rugby, football, golf and squash.

BENJAMIN POWELL - Investment Surveyor

P: 020 3435 6135 
M: 07734 265 752
E: benjamin@dunmoore.co.uk

Benjamin joined Dunmoore in 2020 to source on- and off-market industrial and trade counter opportunities and support the ongoing and future asset management and development initiatives.

On completion of a business and Spanish degree at Trinity College Dublin, Benjamin joined Savills’ graduate scheme and qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2016. He left Savills to join The Berners-Allsopp Estate, where he was responsible for asset management and development monitoring in central London. He subsequently completed an IMBA at IE Business School in Madrid.

Benjamin loves horse racing and has served as a Royal Marines reservist.

MYLES HANSON VAUX - Finance Director

P: 01488 520 022
M: 07852 882 331
E: myles@dunmoore.co.uk

Myles joined Dunmoore in February 2019 to lead the finance function and oversee the challenges it faces as the business continues its stellar growth.

Having qualified as a chartered accountant in 2013 at a small firm in Southampton, Myles relocated to London and worked in the finance function set-up of a new division of Berkeley Homes, St William Homes.

Following this, he spent a year in Vancouver, Canada, where he worked for a NYSE-listed US commercial property REIT, City Office REIT, managing the finance and operations functions.

When not at work, he enjoys an active lifestyle, including running – he has run the Vancouver and Paris marathons, with Berlin and further marathons in the pipeline – as well as walking his dog, Stanley.

CHRIS BROOKSBANK - Investment Surveyor

P: 0203 435 6135 
E: chris@dunmoore.co.uk

Chris joined the Dunmoore team in 2019 to drive the expansion of the portfolio and deliver the execution of both ongoing and new value-add intensive asset management strategies.

Chris completed his degree in real estate at Northumbria University. Following this he joined GVA (now Avison Young), working in the restructuring solutions team. A varied role, here he provided strategic turnaround advice across a wide range of property assets to banks, businesses, LPA receivers and insolvency practitioners. Simultaneously, he completed his qualification as a chartered surveyor in 2018.

Chris likes to be busy away from work, enjoying a range of active hobbies, including football, golf and running.

JENIFER HERBERT - Finance Assistant

P: 01488 520 023
E: jenifer@dunmoore.co.uk

Jen has a wealth of experience in all aspects of finance working for various companies in Newbury.

She joined the company in August 2020 and enjoys being part of a great team in an exciting property investment and development company. Working alongside Myles, Jen maintains the day to day financial transactions. In her spare time, Jen is passionate about competing her horse in dressage, showing and show jumping.