The Team

Mark Avery

Director – Property & Asset Management

Rebecca Roberts

Director – Asset Management

Patrick Harnan

Executive Consultant

Emily Rabbatts

Executive Assistant

Jessica Alebiosu

Property Manager

Jeff Joseph

Senior Surveyor

Robert Milson

Head of Client Accounting

Zoe Nicholas

Assistant Client Accountant

Neil Lindsay

Shopping Centre Manager

Mark Avery

Role: Director – Property & Asset Management Direct: 0207 659 1895 Mobile: 07590 182528 Email: ma@habro.co.uk

Biography

Mark specialises in retail, leisure, hotel and shopping centre management. He has over 15 years’ experience working with commercial property and is primarily responsible for delivering Habro’s property management services. Mark drives value by proactively working with clients rent review and lease renewal programs, and implementing other types of asset management opportunities. He began his career with Jones Lang LaSalle and Nelson Bakewell, working with service charges and shopping centre management for institutional clients, before joining Habro in 2008.

In his spare time, Mark enjoys nothing more than a brisk walk across the Essex countryside with the dogs on a Sunday afternoon.

Rebecca Roberts

Role: Director – Asset Management Direct: 0207 659 1896 Mobile: 07867 416087 Email: rgr@habro.co.uk

Biography

Rebecca’s focus is on asset management, debt arrangement and restructuring. She is a chartered surveyor with a broad range of cross-sector experience, having started her career in retail agency at CBRE before moving to investment at Cushman & Wakefield and Colliers. Latterly, she worked in the real estate finance team at RBS where she was responsible for advising on property and construction risk. Her background in both finance and capital markets means that she is uniquely adept at bringing these elements together to provide a cohesive strategy to maximise income and asset value.

When not pounding the streets of London in training for her next marathon, Rebecca likes to relax by playing cards, sewing and practicing the harp, although not all at the same time…

Patrick Harnan

Role: Executive Consultant Direct: 0207 659 1893 Mobile: 07881 552477 Email: pha@habro.co.uk

Biography

Patrick is an Executive Consultant to Habro. He has been part of our UK team since the outset having worked with Habro since their first UK acquisition in 1999. He specialises in asset management for a variety of single project and fund situations, identifying and structuring purchases, debt and equity raising, and investment. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors having qualified in 1996 adding to this a Post Graduate Diploma in Property Investment and Finance from the RICS.
Patrick has in excess of 25 years of experience in UK commercial property investment, finance and development, which was initially within the valuation and investment team at Knight Frank and subsequently as an equity partner at Kingfisher Property Finance.

Emily Rabbatts

Role: Executive Assistant Direct: 0207 659 1882 Email: era@habro.co.uk

Biography

Emily is an experienced EA and Office Manager with a background in the real estate industry, having worked in property research for a large corporation before moving into office management for SME companies. She joined the business in 2017 and is responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the office, alongside providing additional administrative support to the teams whenever it is required.

Outside of the office, Emily enjoys finding unusual outings to go on with friends (chartering a boat along Regents’ Canal being one of the most memorable!) and ticking places off her ‘gastronomy to-do list’.

Jessica Alebiosu

Role: Property Manager Direct: 0207 659 1883 Mobile: 07539156856 Email: jal@habro.co.uk

Biography

Jessica has over 10 years experience managing Residential and Commercial Property.
She obtained her honours degree in Real Estate Management at Kingston London. During her sandwich year she worked as a Non Domestic Rates Referencer at the VOA where she valued various commercial properties throughout the City of London.

She is now responsible for delivering Property Management Services and various aspects of Asset Management at Habro.

Outside of work she sings in the Praise & Worship team at Church, enjoys pattern cutting and sewing.

Jeff Joseph

Role: Senior Surveyor Direct: 0207 659 1892 Mobile: 07498838017 Email: jej@habro.co.uk

Biography

Jeff joined Habro from CBRE where he was managing a mixed portfolio comprising industrial estates, business parks and retail assets for a number of key clients. Prior to that he worked at Strettons where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor and was actively involved in both the property and asset management of a large portfolio of office and mixed-use buildings in London. He is now responsible for managing a range of assets including mixed-use buildings, retail, hotels and care homes, and is also actively involved in the asset management.
Outside of work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his wife and children, travelling and exploring new places, and is an active member of his local community.

Robert Milson

Role: Head of Client Accounting Direct: 0207 659 1884 Email: rom@habro.co.uk

Biography

At Habro, Robert strives to provide excellent support in both client and service charge accounting. He has over 20 years’ accounts experience and in excess of 15 years of this has been focusing on the property sector, from property investment companies through to large managing agents. Utilising this experience, Robert has worked on a variety of properties including large mixed property funds, single investments in prestigious London office, retail properties through to commercial/residential mixed use properties.

An avid rugby supporter, in his spare-time he enjoys watching Quins down at the Stoop.

Zoe Nicholas

Role: Assistant Client Accountant Direct: 0207 659 1897 Email: zni@habro.co.uk

Biography

Zoe has worked in various accounting roles within the property industry for the past 20 years. She therefore has brought a wealth of property accounting experience to her role at Habro, as well as being AAT qualified. Her knowledge within the sector is extensive and varied.
In her spare time she likes to travel to different places and spend precious time with her children.

Neil Lindsay

Role: Shopping Centre Manager Direct: 0161 202 6122 Mobile: 07949217106 Email: Neil.Lindsay@habro-ncsc.co.uk

Biography

Neil specialises in retail & leisure management, and has over 10 years’ experience working with commercial property. He is primarily responsible for Habro’s Shopping Centre services, based in Manchester, but also maintains other assets in the portfolio. He began his career with Cushman & Wakefield, CBRE and Ashdown Phillips & Partners, working with shopping centre management, before joining Habro in 2017.
In his spare time, Neil can often be found summiting a hill or mountain across the UK.