Team

The backbone of Amazon is a team of dedicated and committed professionals, each with their own specialisms that bind and work together to provide that all-round experience. They in turn are supported by an equally impressive team of 15.

 

 

Charles Gourgey

Charles Gourgey

CEO

Charles formed Amazon Property over 25 years ago. Over this period he has operated across most real estate sectors and developed a strong reputation and track record in the market place. His versatility and experience in evaluating a variety of corporate and non-corporate opportunities with varying degrees of complexity has enabled Amazon to build a diversified investment portfolio. Charles qualified as a Chartered Accountant with BDO and oversees all Amazon group operations as well as focusing on acquisitions.

Chris Lanitis

Chris Lanitis

DIRECTOR

Over the past 18 years Chris has operated across London, the Home Counties and abroad in the acquisition, funding, sales and marketing of many projects. His primary focus is sourcing and negotiating new acquisitions and he oversees the sales and marketing of our development pipeline. With a proven track record he has built an established network of joint venture partners in both domestic and international spheres. Chris has a Masters in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School.

Alastair Jewell

Alastair Jewell

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

Alastair is a Chartered Surveyor with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. Formerly a Director at Gardiner and Theobald LLP he has a broad range of experience on complex developments across commercial, hotel, health, residential and retail asset classes. His main responsibilities are the planning and development management function of the business and originating and analysing new development and investment opportunities.

Tom Archer

Tom Archer

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Tom is responsible for the management of our commercial and residential investment portfolios including offices, restaurants, retail, serviced apartments and self-storage. He has 18 years’ experience of operational management, maximising the value of our portfolio and maintaining strong tenant relationships. Tom has an Economics and Accounting degree from the University of Bristol.

Harsh Desai

Harsh Desai

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Harsh has overall responsibility for financing, accounting, tax and reporting for the group and its investments. Over the years he has built and maintained key relationships with various banks and joint venture partners. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.