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Megan Barnett

DESIGN DIRECTOR

Heads up the company's renowned interior design team

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Her role is to ensure the highest standard of specification and interior dressing and a seamless transition from inside to out on each project that Earlcrown undertakes

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Designs combine originality and flair with the finest craftsmanship and materials

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Considerable expertise in luxury design provides Earlcrown with the ability to deliver a virtually unlimited range of design styles, allowing EarlCrown to devise design projects that are truly tailored and individual

Matthew Press

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Specialist in debt financing and structuring, with substantial real estate funding and portfolio management expertise and started his career in structured finance at Abbey Treasury Services in 2001, working in the UK Property Finance team, before moving to Bayern LB

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In 2005, Matthew joined Consensus Capital where he undertook a series of important real estate orientated deals ranging from nursing homes to office to leisure investments

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Joined Three Delta in 2006 working in the Real Estate Fund Management business

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Joined Vasari and Earlcrown in 2011 and works alongside Derek Gordon, reviewing the financial viability and robustness of new projects and other real estate opportunities, as well as advising on enhancing the financial value of existing investments within the firm’s real estate portfolio

Derek Gordon

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Began his career at NatWest in 1981, he joined Hambros Bank in 1989, where he worked for 10 years, three spent in the Property Finance Team financing major residential and commercial projects

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In 1998, he moved to Abbey National Treasury Services where he established the UK Property Finance and PFI teams and built a £2 billion portfolio of commercial property assets

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In 2003, he joined Consensus as Managing Director of Consensus Capital, which invested in major corporations including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Tesco, Shell and Challenger

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Joined Three Delta as Managing Director and helped grow its first fund to over £3 billion of assets under management

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Joined Vasari and Earlcrown in 2011, responsible for reviewing the financial viability of new project opportunities and advising on enhancing the value of existing investments within the firm's real estate portfolio

Gerald Katzeff

Finance & Commercial Director

One of the founding directors of Earlcrown and since the company’s inception in 2002 has been intimately involved in all projects undertaken

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Previously Finance & Commercial Director of one of South Africa’s largest property project management companies, Gerald then joined Vivian Imerman 25 years ago and occupied a number of senior positions in various businesses within the organisation

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Extensive experience in the property project management process, from the initial sourcing of properties and financial feasibility study, through to project finance procurement, professional and contractor appointments, on site project management, and the ultimate completion process

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Works with the rest of the Earlcrown team, consultants and contractors to ensure that projects are completed on schedule and to the high standard of excellence expected of the Earlcrown brand

BIANCA LADOW

Chief Executive

Developed her passion for property through taking her Masters in Property Valuation & Law from the prestigious CASS Business School

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At any one time, she works alongside a team of up to 60 professionals comprised of in-house directors and staff, planning consultants, architects, designers and contractors

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Her role involves site sourcing, product development, customer service and marketing

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Knows and lives the brand, helping to ensure that Earlcrown remains the luxury design house of choice for discerning clients who want to purchase the world's finest homes in the most exclusive addresses

VIVIAN IMERMAN

CHAIRMAN

Leading industrialist with a twenty-five year track record in building businesses and creating premium brands

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Began by building corporations in South Africa, later broadening his focus to Europe, Asia and South America, giving him experience in both mature and fast growing emerging markets

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Achievements include the turnaround of the Del Monte drinks business and tripling the value of the Whtye & Mackay luxury drinks group

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Founded Earlcrown after identifying a growing demand for luxury property in the finest worldwide addresses and observing a need for a luxury design house capable of delivering truly bespoke properties

A WORLD-CLASS TEAM

The directors of Earlcrown form a world-class team, with a core element who have worked closely together for many years.