Picton is unique and unlike many investment companies has internalised its investment management function.

Picton has created a wholly owned investment management subsidiary, Picton Capital Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Picton Capital operates within the Group's Investment Objective Policy, subject to the overall supervision of the Board of Directors.

The investment management team comprises 11 permanent employees, and includes five real estate professionals, three qualified accountants and three further support employees.

The details of the management team are as follows:

Michael Morris

Michael Morris

Chief Executive

Michael, age 44, is Chief Executive and is responsible for devising and overseeing the implementation of all aspects of the Company’s investment strategy. He is also a non-executive Director of Picton Property Income Limited.

Andrew Dewhirst

Andrew Dewhirst

Finance Director

Andrew, age 57, joined as Finance Director in March 2011. Previously he was Director of Client Accounting at ING Real Estate Investment Management (UK) Limited, a role he had held since January 2006. At ING he was responsible for the accounting and administration of all the UK real estate vehicles and separate client accounts. He has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate and financial services sector. Andrew is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Jay Cable

Jay Cable

Director

Jay, age 39, is Head of Asset Management. In this role he is responsible for overseeing all asset management activities in respect of the Group’s property portfolio. Formerly he was Director at ING Real Estate Investment Management (UK) Limited, and has worked with the Group since it launched in 2005. He has over 17 years of real estate experience and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and of the Investment Property Forum.

Fraser D'Arcy

Fraser D'Arcy

Investment Director

Fraser, age 41, joined as Investment Director in January 2013 and is primarily responsible for transactional activity within the portfolio to manage effective recycling of capital. Previously he was an Investment Surveyor at Threadneedle Property Investments Limited from 2006. He has 17 years of investment experience in UK real estate, is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, has obtained the Investment Management Certificate and is a member of the Investment Property Forum.

Tim Hamlin

Tim Hamlin

Senior asset manager

Tim is a Senior Asset Manager and a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has obtained the Investment Management Certificate. He is responsible for the formulation and implementation of asset level business plans in line with the overall portfolio strategy. He has ten years of real estate experience and eight years working with the Group’s portfolio.

Matthew Barker

Matthew Barker

Asset manager

Matthew joined as an Asset Manager in August 2014 from JLL. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is responsible for the asset management and performance of the property portfolio.

Sonya Kapur

Sonya Kapur

Research analyst

Sonya is responsible for all aspects of analysis and research within the Company and also contributes to investment strategy. She joined in January 2012 and has ten years of real estate research experience. Previously she worked at BNP Paribas Real Estate as an investment analyst. Sonya has the IPF Diploma in Property Investment and is a committee member of the IPF Research steering group.

James Forman

James Forman

Financial controller

James is the Financial Controller. In this role he is responsible for all the accounting and financial reporting for the Group. He has worked with the Group since 2005 and has 17 years’ experience in the real estate sector. James is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Adam Green

Adam Green

Senior accountant

Adam is a Senior Accountant joining from Invista Real Estate in January 2012. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has completed the IPF Introduction to Property Investment module.

Sarah Barnes

Sarah Barnes

Office manager

Sarah is responsible for the day-to-day management of the office and oversees all aspects of administration within the Company. She joined in June 2014 and has completed the IPF Introduction to Property Investment module.

Melissa Ricardo

Melissa Ricardo

Team secretary

Melissa joined in January 2017 and provides administration support to the team.