At CNM Estates, we pride ourselves in our strong team whose skills are diverse, entrepreneurial and exceptional in talent.
We work very closely together to bring a wealth and breadth to our business, with people from a variety of backgrounds and from experiences in major corporate and global companies.
Our people are the driving force behind CNM Estates.
To enquire about career opportunities with CNM Estates please contact Rugile Alisauskaite: firstname.lastname@example.org
Aaron joined CNM Estates as an apprentice in 2019 and he is now overseeing a number of projects including developments at 29 Alexandra Road and Lime Grove in addition to managing the company's CRM system.
Prior to joining CNM, Aaron featured frequently within the entertainment industry working with the likes of BBC, Disney and Warner.
Aaron enjoys spending time with his family and overcoming email@example.com
Adrian has worked as Consultant Land Director at CNM Estates since 2015, and has been collaborating with us to source and appraise projects since 2005. He combines this with running his own business Speer Land and New Homes Consultancy, which he founded in 2012.
Since 1974, Adrian has had a diverse career in property, starting as a West End Graduate Commercial Surveyor before jointly setting up the Wimbledon estate agency, Quinton Scott. His particular focus was on residential development and investment in a business that also marketed offices, shops and industrial projects. After 25 years, Adrian joined Bewley Homes Ltd as Land Acquisition Surveyor, and then Allen Briegel and Hamptons International as Land and Development Surveyor.
Adrian has been a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 2000 and has procured the development of some 4,000 new homes across London and the Home Counties.
Adrian is married with four grown-up daughters and is a keen cyclist, sailor and firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew White has spent the last 25 years involved with the UK property market and has gained valuable experience across all real estate fields, including Fund and Asset Management, Investment and Development. Andrew has been a Director of CNM Estates since July 2013.
Andrew’s career history includes:
Mr White is a Qualified Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and has a BSc (Hons) in Urban Estate Surveying from Nottingham Trent University.
Mr White lives between Abu Dhabi, London and Edinburgh, and is married with three email@example.com
Cameron joined CNM Estates in November 2017 on a work experience placement. He was responsible for a project to research the use of the latest technology used within the development industry. He has now joined the team full time and is getting fully involved with current developments at both Kings Point, Reading and Canbury, Kingston-upon-Thames.
Prior to joining CNM Cameron worked for 2 years at the John Lewis Partnership as a specialist sales advisor on both the Nursery and latterly the Audio and Television departments. He attended Richard Challoner School where he was extremely involved with both the drama and Music departments.
Cameron enjoys driving and spending time with his family, as well as traveling to new firstname.lastname@example.org
Caroline joined CNM Estates as Marketing Manager in March 2020 and oversees the marketing activity across all CNM developments.
Caroline has over 20 years’ experience in varied marketing roles, beginning her career in FMCG brand management building blue chip brands including Guinness, Bic and Walls, followed by roles at BBC Worldwide and Guinness World Records.
She moved into the property sector nearly 10 years ago working in Land & New Homes for both Countrywide and Spicerhaart and has gained valuable experience and knowledge of development from site acquisition, planning and construction through to the sales and marketing of new homes.
Caroline lives in Weybridge, Surrey and enjoys spending time with family and friends, holidays, theatre and pottering in the email@example.com
Chris joined CNM Estates as Construction Director in July 2016. He has overall responsibility for the procurement and delivery of the construction aspect of CNM Estates’ schemes. This role includes securing contractors and professional consultants to meet the requirements of the Business.
Chris brings almost 30 years of experience within the Construction Sector to CNM, being employed by John Mowlem and Company plc for nearly 15 years and, latterly, Balfour Beatty plc for 10 years. Within his role as Operations Director at Balfour Beatty, Chris held responsibility for the securing and successful delivery of Contracts within the Commercial sector in the London Regional business. This included the management of the project delivery teams on simultaneous schemes.
Within his role, Chris was client-facing and worked directly with a number of ‘Blue Chip’ developers including Capital and Regional, ING Real Estate, Great Portland Estates and Stockland.
Chris's interests include watching rugby, football and motorcycling in his free firstname.lastname@example.org
Danielle joined CNM Estates in May 2016 as an Apprentice in Administration, once her apprenticeship finished, she took on the role of Marketing Assistant. After a short break Danielle has returned to CNM Estates as Marketing Executive and now focuses on digital marketing, graphic design, community & events.
Prior to Joining CNM Estates Danielle studied A Level media, photography and IT at Coombe Girls School and Sixth Form. She then went on to working for Fullers Smith and Turner within the hospitality team.
Danielle enjoys graphic design, girls holidays, brunch & spending time with her loved email@example.com
Dawn combines her role as Office Manager with that of PA to Wahid Samady, Chairman of CNM Estates. She joined the business in 2013 and ensures the business runs smoothly and efficiently from an administrative point of view.
Prior to CNM, Dawn worked at Visual Impact working her way up from Receptionist to PA to the Sales Director. This followed a varied career as a nursery and dancing teacher. She has owned her own dance school and has worked extensively in the theatre as a stage manager and choreographer.
Dawn has four boys and continues to indulge her passion for theatre, working in various theatres as a stage manager on many firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed joined CNM Estates in January 2016 as Delivery Director to appoint contractors and support and advise our Development Managers on the delivery aspects of all our projects.
He has over 30 years’ experience delivering schemes in virtually every sector including education, student accommodation, heritage, sports, defence, and transportation. He is a previous Managing Director for Mansell Plc’s London and Northern operations, as well as the Managing Director of the London Divisional Business Unit of Balfour Beatty Plc
Ed is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow of the Built Environment and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building. In his spare time he enjoys family, walking and playing email@example.com
Eduardo joined CNM Estates in 2015. His role as Chief Technology Officer sees him examine the short and long term needs of the company to ensure we reach our business objectives. For the last 10 years Eduardo has worked in a number of financial roles advising global equity funds. He is also an administrator in his family business.
Prior to this Eduardo provided competitive intelligence for Albert Inc, a start-up search engine. He began his career in Germany and in the US with REHAU, a tier one supplier to car companies, working in various engineering roles.
Eduardo has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. He is married with one son and spends his spare time enjoying the great outdoors – skippering his yacht, skiing and scuba diving when time firstname.lastname@example.org
Kamran joined CNM Estates in March 2020 as a Development Manager. He was previously working within the capacity of a technical co-ordinator on an array of residential and commercial projects, gaining 4 years of experience of leading and delivering multiple schemes to completion.
Prior to this he worked as a Project Engineer, delivering a system install at Twickenham Stadium and then as a Design Engineer working on modular back-up electrical systems for the commercial sector.
He holds a BSc in Design & Construction Management from the University of Greenwich acquired in 2014.
Kamran enjoys travelling, swimming, and spending time with family and email@example.com
After obtaining a University entrance to complete Natural Science, Kiruba started studying towards accountancy and qualified as a Chartered Institute of Management Accountant.
Before joining CNM she worked for an accountancy practice for eight years, prior to that in the City of London for ten years.
She loves nature and enjoys singing carnatic music. In addition, she likes to practise dance in preference to going to the gym!
After office hours Kiruba spends time with her children and helps at their school as a treasurer for the PSA and as an independent examiner for The Friends. She would love to pass on all she has learnt in her life to those who have less opportunity to firstname.lastname@example.org
Laila is responsible for corporate business development strategy at CNM Estates. She is also an advisor for the company’s marketing and communications strategy, and plays an integral role in our company management. She initially joined the company in 2016, as Director of Community Engagement.
Laila has 20 years’ experience both academically and in the pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnology industry in biological sciences, cancer research and therapeutics in the UK, France and in the US, with expertise in medical affairs, partnerships, business development and capital raise strategy. Based in London, she has been working as strategic advisor, Vice-President, Business Development for two companies, Covanos Inc., a development stage medical technology company focusing on computational vascular diagnostics and Global Genomics Group (G3 Therapeutics), a biotechnology company with expertise in life sciences, artificial intelligence and data computing.
With a PhD in Molecular Pathology and Immunology from University College London (UCL), Laila’s work at UCL led to the development of patents and a spin out company, BioVex which was acquired by Amgen in 2011 for $1B. While at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, she served in increasingly senior roles initially in cardiovascular medical affairs leading to a global strategic role in oncology medical affairs and Global Trial Alliance Manager. Prior to her PhD, Laila obtained a BSc in Biochemistry at Trinity College, Hartford, CT and MSc in Molecular and Cell Biology from Institut Pasteur, Paris.
Laila lives in London with her husband and 7 year old son, and enjoys as a hobby to exercise and spend time with her family boating on the Solent.email@example.com
Lara is an Associate Director at CNM Estates with 6 years’ experience working across the marketing, development and finance departments of the company.
During her time at CNM Estates she has helped structure a number of complex facility agreements involving multiple projects, overseen the development of a variety of schemes, from planning through to completion, led a number of marketing & branding campaigns at both a project and corporate level (including the CNM Estates rebrand in 2017) and has been responsible for a far reaching community engagement programme which has, over the years, raised more than £100,000 for various charities.
In her current role she leads the day-to-day running of the UK side of the business APIO, is involved in the wider corporate strategy of CNM Estates and continues to work on financing the current portfolio.
Lara graduated with an Economics degree in 2014 and generally lives in Fulham, London but during the Winter months is often found roaming the French Alps.firstname.lastname@example.org
Lia joined CNM Estates as a bookkeeper in November 2019 and oversees financial reports, maintains CNM’s accounts and supports the finance manager when necessary.
Born in Romania, Lia studied Management & Marketing and Human Resources before completing the foundation stages of her AAT at Richmond Upon Thames College.
Lia has had a varied career with roles including payroll administrator, accountant and crew trainer before joining CNM.
In Lia’s spare time she enjoys traveling to new places, socialising with friends and spending time with email@example.com
Michael has been a director of CNM Estates since 2011, combining his considerable experience with that of Wahid Samady to turn the business into the foremost property development company in Kingston and the surrounding areas.
Michael qualified as a chartered accountant in 1987 and was previously Chief Financial Officer of an international group of companies, incorporating town and master planning, architecture and structural design with offices from London to Abu Dhabi, Dubai to Warsaw, and Cork to Shanghai.
Michael lives in London, has two children and is well known on the international road rally circuit, where his exploits have frequently been covered in the national firstname.lastname@example.org
Oana joined CNM Estates as Development Manager in February 2020. She is responsible for the serviced apartments and serviced office operation across the UK.
Oana is a fully qualified RICS Chartered Surveyor in Commercial Property Practice and she has been working in the property industry for over a decade.
Before joining CNM Estates, she worked for IWG Plc / Regus, a global serviced offices provider and for JLL. At IWG Plc Oana was a key member of the Acquisition team specifically tasked with analysing investment proposals and helping the UK property team in delivering network growth across the UK.
Oana holds an MSc in Real Estate Development from the University of Westminster and in her spare time enjoys travelling, skiing and DIY activities, such as tailoring and email@example.com
Ru first joined CNM Estates as an Office Secretary back in 2018 and has since taken on a more varied role as an Executive Assistant to Wahid Samady.
She also assists with legal matters, oversees running of the office and leads her own development at 49 Lower Kings Road.
Having studied History of Art, Scandinavian Linguistics and Law prior to CNM, Ru has had a varied career working as an accounts’ manager, administrator, project manager and most recently an interpreter.
Lithuanian born Ru moved to London in 2017 and enjoys painting, writing, travelling and live firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim joined CNM Estates as Associate Director of Planning and Design in February 2018. He oversees a number of projects in Kingston including the redevelopment of the Canbury Business Park.
He spent much of his previous career as Director at Architectural Practice PRP before moving into development as Architecture and Design Director at Fairview New Homes and more recently at Countryside Partnership Homes.
Tim holds a BA and Diploma from the University of Sheffield in Architecture is a chartered member of the Royal Institute of British Architects.email@example.com
Since 2004, he has worked in the UAE on a number of strategy and finance projects, working with senior government and private sector officials. He is currently working with a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce as Strategy Advisor.
From 1994 to 2004, Wahid was an executive with IBM Global Services, where he held the following positions:
Mr Samady has an MBA from INSEAD (92), MSc , Telecommunications from Kings College, University of London and BSc (Eng) Hons from Kings College, University of London.
Wahid lives between Abu Dhabi and London, is married with two children (19 and 9)firstname.lastname@example.org
Will joined CNM Estates as Development Manager in August 2017. He oversees a number of projects in Kingston including 7-13 Coombe Road and 15 Coombe Road.
He started his career at Project Management and Cost Consultancy firm Thornton Firkin before spending two years at Cushman & Wakefield working in the City office on both commercial and residential assets.
Will holds a BA from the University of Leeds in Geography, and an MSc in Project Management from the University of Reading.
As well as indulging his passion for travel, Will enjoys clay pigeon shooting, rugby and a spot of email@example.com