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Andrew Stanford

MRICS

Head of Build To Rent

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Professional Summary

As Head of Build to Rent at Colliers, Andrew leads a successful team in helping developer and investor clients to capitalise on BTR's anticipated, post pandemic, rapid growth.

Andrew is an accomplished leader in the UK's living sector with a strong 30 year performance track record, including Build to Rent. This has been achieved by combining:

• An exceptional knowledge of residential investment and asset management.
• Substantial strategic and political policy influencing capabilities.
• Strong leadership and third party management skills. A great team player.
• Significant business and board level experience.
• Excellent communication skills. A highly competent and persuasive speaker and presenter.
• An extensive and carefully curated senior level network.
• A keen eye for design, what generates return and what doesn’t.
• A determination to work for organisations/clients producing a positive social impact.

Accomplishments

Appointed by Housing Minister Mark Prisk MP and Head of Civil Service/DCLG, Lord Bob Kerslake, to lead a team of residential specialists to stimulate what has become known as the build to rent sector. This highly successful PRS Taskforce helped develop build to rent into a rapidly growing asset class which showed institutional investment volumes of £14bn between 2015 and 2020 (Source CBRE).

Appointed as a Non Executive Director at Orbit Group to help Orbit achieve excellent standards of governance, to ensure that the objectives of the Group were achieved, including the construction of 12,000 homes over a 7 year period.

Have chaired BPF's Build To Rent Committee since 2015.

Education

Sheffield Hallam University
BSc (Hons) 2:1 
Urban Land Economics
1987 – 1991

CFA Investment Management Certificate 2017

Memberships & Involvements

MRICS

IPF

Services

Service Lines

Development Advisory

Property Type

Residential

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