Julian is a member of both the Investment and Risk Committees, and is an experienced finance director in the real estate industry.
He currently holds the position of Chief Financial and Operating Officer at Urban Splash, and takes a lead role in all JV arrangements, working with public and private sector partners. Since joining the business over 15 years ago, Julian has put in place over £400m of facilities with banks and public sector institutions to deliver complex regeneration projects across the UK. He has a detailed oversight of all development and construction projects, and led the stabilisation and turnaround of the group’s finances throughout the recession. In 2013, he led the significant and complex restructuring of the Urban Splash group, which involved the restructuring of over £250m of debt.
Prior to joining Urban Splash, Julian worked at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte, advising many of the largest private and listed businesses in the North West and across the UK. Julian is also a member of the NSPCC Advocate Network and is a Trustee of Inner City Music, Manchester.