Our team has decades of experience of development and development finance across a range of asset classes all over England, Scotland and Wales.

Contact us today to discuss your next development project, and how Beaufort can assist you.

Paul Norman


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During his career, Paul has created Townsend Thorensen Properties and Scottish Capital Group, two successful property development companies. He has developed in excess of 3 million sqft of high quality residential and commercial property throughout London and the UK. Paul is a Director of Xenia Management, a high-end residential developer focusing on Belgravia and Knightsbridge that has completed projects with a GDV in excess of £200m.

0203 621 2246

Tom Pridmore


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Tom has 20 years’ experience in international real estate investment and development. After co-founding the DCM Group in 1998, he established its offices in Turkey, India, North Africa, Eastern Europe and the UK. Tom has acted as principal in real estate transactions in excess of £1.5 billion GDV, through both listed funds and private investment vehicles. In his early career Tom worked as a solicitor at Norton Rose, in the Corporate Finance and Investment Funds team.

07747 748494

Mark Quigley

Managing Director

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Mark is a highly experienced banker having started his career at Barclays in the mid-eighties. He worked in the specialist property finance team there and during his career has written more than £2bn of property transactions across the UK. Mark has an MBA from Sheffield Business School and is a member of the Association of Property Lenders and the British Property Federation. In 2023, Mark was inducted into Property Week’s student accommodation Hall of Fame.

07342 885 277

Joe Flaherty


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Joe has fifteen years’ experience in banking having started his career at RBS. Prior to joining Beaufort, Joe spent four years at BLME where he was Associate Director for Real Estate. He has written and managed over £500m worth of lending, across a variety of sectors, such as residential, mixed-use, retirement and student accommodation with a total GDV of over £1.5bn. Joe is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and speaks Spanish and Russian.

07500 704 548

Steffan Goold


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Steffan joined Beaufort from CapitalRise, a boutique real estate investment fund in London. Prior to this, Steffan held senior positions at both Pluto Finance and BLME, where he focused on the origination, structuring and execution of a wide variety of development transactions. Steffan holds a BSc in Mathematics & Physics from the University of Bath, and is the current President of the Association of Property Lenders.

07342 881 311

Simon Le Marquand

Director of Portfolio Management

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Simon has over 35 years’ experience in the Construction industry that includes advising property owners and funders on site viability, construction costing and project monitoring with draw-down certification. Prior to joining Beaufort, Simon was head of the Development monitoring team at Cluttons LLP, an international firm of Chartered Surveyors. Simon is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Surveyors

07979 413 313

Mark Adams

Legal Director

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Mark began his career in 1997 at Citibank NA. He joined Allen & Overy LLP in 2001 where he subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2003. He has also worked in private practice at Shearman & Sterling LLP and Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP and in-house at SAV Development Ltd. Mark has a first-class law degree from The University of Sheffield and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Chinese Law from Peking University in Beijing. He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and as an attorney at the Bar of the State of New York.

07774 649 787

Richard Titcombe

Senior Associate

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Richard joined Beaufort after more than 5 years with Investec. Richard has worked in multiple roles whilst with Investec and has experience in account management, loan administration and client services. Richard holds a BEng Software Engineering degree from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

07584 095 772

James Goldsmith

Financial Controller

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James joined Beaufort from an institutional real estate fund manager where he spent four years working as a finance manager. During this time, he was responsible for fund accounting across a range of real estate structures along with the corporate accounting of the manager itself. Prior to this James spent four years at a leading fund administration firm where he worked on a range of real estate and debt structures domiciled in several offshore jurisdictions. James qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2019.

Peter French

Senior Analyst

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Peter joined Beaufort from a private Canadian real estate development company, where he spent 5 years working in land acquisition, planning, and development across residential, industrial and mixed-use asset classes. Peter holds an MSc in Real Estate from Bayes Business School, London, a BSc in Architecture from VIA University College, Denmark, and is a member of the Association of Property Lenders and the British Property Federation.

07884 226 144