As Co-director, Leighton drives new business acquisitions, is heavily involved through the design process and manages stakeholder relations. He provides a highly strategic and design-driven approach focussed on the early stages of development, unearthing iconic sites, managing the planning process and perpetuating the pipeline of work, while driving the business forward for the future.
The key leadership role builds on his 17 years’ experience in the property industry, with nine years driving the group’s development projects, drawing on his considerable capacity for creative thinking, design and lateral mindset.
Leighton has the unique skillset of property economics alongside a strong background in design and architecture. His innate understanding of practical feasibility balanced with a creative mind enables him to balance a project’s design with commercial goals, resulting in better building outcomes. This blend of commercial and architecture experience is a refreshing approach that enables the business to achieve exemplary results whilst maintaining design excellence.
Proud of the projects he has already delivered, Leighton is equally passionate about uncovering new opportunities for the future, challenging his team in new ways of thinking to achieve excellent outcomes.