MEET THE TEAM

Rui Liu

Managing Director

A natural entrepreneur, with the support of industry elites, Rui focuses on the overall planning of the real estate development chain and is committed to discovering new business opportunities. In the past 10 years, Rui completed over one billion pounds of transactions globally. He is overseeing the entire Leos Group to ensure the team’s collaboration across all sectors.

Jake Jacobs

Real Estate Director

Jake has over 10 years experience in the property industry. He is responsible for sourcing development opportunities whilst cultivating relationships with landowners, agents and various consultants. Jake prides himself on spotting areas for growth and regeneration. His drive, determination and years of experience encourage team productivity.

Mark Gaskin

Associate Director Construction

Mark is a qualified Quantity Surveyor with over 15 years of real estate experience in the UK.

Having led the site development of over 2500 residential units, Mark specialises in cost and programme control to deliver projects on time and within budget.

Oliver Dancer

Assistant Development Manager

Oliver has been working in property and construction for over 3 years and holds a Bachelors Degree in Construction Engineering Management. He has primarily worked in the delivery of complex residential developments, often involving the internal and external reconstruction of existing assets, in the London market. Oliver currently works in a predominately delivery based role overseeing several of Leos’s live developments.

Jamie Weiner

Asset Management & Acquisitions

Jamie provides a broad range of skills which allow him to be adaptable to all the services Leos has to offer. He is equipped with high levels of organisation, determination and work ethic which results in fast and effective results.

Jamie graduated with a degree in Industrial Economics BSc from the University of Nottingham.

Leda Serani

Executive Assistant

Leda is an extremely organised and efficient member of the team. Her role includes the day-to-day running of Head Office, whilst working closely with the directors at Leos International to ensure the overall business is operating efficiently. Leda also brings a depth of knowledge to the construction industry from her previous experience.

Ammar Bako

Visualisation Artist

Ammar specialises in creating CGI’s for our projects. His artistic flair and ability is highlighted in the complex range of visuals which he creates.

Ben Coleman

Development Director

Responsibility in supporting with acquisitions as well as overseeing projects from planning to completion, Ben has 20 years of experience in the construction industry, utilising his extensive knowledge to manage various Leos development projects. He provides technical support to the development team, sets budgets and assists with due diligence during the acquisition phase of projects.

Jeremy Lea

Senior Business Associate

Jeremy has acted as Financial Director for two large property investment and development companies in the London area and internationally. He has since gone on to advise a number of entities on their investments. Jeremy brings an abundance of experience within the sector and works closely with the directors and senior management team.

Dan Bassalian

Investment Manager

Having graduated with a degree in Real Estate Bsc, Dan is determined and adaptable with a broad range of transferable skills. Dan handles the valuation of both commercial and residential real estate, asset management and internal underwriting. He is proficient with investment reports and has a breadth of experience in tenant relationship management. Furthermore, Dan assists with disposals, acquisitions and transactions as a whole whilst also managing debt origination within the business with over £50m of structured property finance arranged for projects and investments.

Elaine Zhu

Financial Analyst

Elaine comes from a strong financial background with experience in Banking and Auditing. She graduated with a Master's degree at Imperial College and specialises in Finance and Accounting. Elaine utilises this knowledge and experience to assist with all aspects of the company’s financial activities.

Aron Gale

Lettings Management & Acquisitions

Aron is a dynamic and energetic member of the team. He joins with a Degree in Real Estate BSc and previous experience from one of the most reputable London property companies. This has provided Aron with a depth of understanding in the lettings department, alongside a desirable sales personality.

Roberto Cavallotti

Architect

Roberto studied at La Sapienza where he obtained a Masters Degree in Architecture.

He specialises in planning procedures and is highly experienced in building regulation and as a Computer Aided Design Technician.

Lynn Low

Finance Director

Lynn is ACCA qualified and has over 20 years experience in corporate finance (fundraising), audit, accounting and investor relations. Acting as the Financial Director of Leos, Lynn is responsible for all aspects of the company’s day-to-day financial activities.

Yui Fan Law

Design Director

Yui has been in the industry for over a decade and is a highly experienced architect. He is directly responsible for all design elements of Leos’ various residential and commercial projects, from planning to completion.

Sam Jacobs

Real Estate Manager

Sam oversees the day-to-day operations of some of Leos largest projects, in addition to the organisation and structure of their lettings portfolio. Sam is renowned for his motivation, persistence and organisation in the workplace. With over 6 years of experience at a corporate commercial team, he provides vast levels of knowledge and understanding of the industry to the team.

Harry Fine

Land Manager

Having graduated with a Geography & Planning Bsc degree from the University of Birmingham, Harry joined the housebuilder Inland Homes plc. Subsequently Harry joined Paradigm Land in the Acquisitions team alongside having Project Management roles. gained the bulk of his corporate experience at Berkeley Homes Southern. Harry has a very detailed understanding of the necessary stages and the degrees of due diligence required to tackle significantly sized development opportunities.
Harry is responsible for sourcing the future development pipeline at LEOS UK and dealing with disposals.

Joshua Saffer

Development Assistant & Acquisitions

Joshua graduated with a degree in Geography and Urban Regional Planning BSc from the University of Birmingham. During his studies he built a strong knowledge of Urban Planning and Development, and is now applying his skills to assist with acquisitions, as well as development.

Mariana Fernandez

Creative Designer

Mariana has over 9 years of experience working across all architectural project phases from design to construction. She is able to apply her international knowledge from projects all over the world to help her achieve our goals.

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