Michael Chicken - Chief Executive Officer
Michael started in merchant banking in 1981 and since then 90% of his work has been property related. He founded Merchant Place Corporate Finance Limited, Merchant Place Developments and The Property Box Loan Company in 1998, 2006 and 2013 respectively.
Scott Arnot - Assistant Director, Funding
Scott is responsible for fund raising and deal origination. He has over 20 years’ experience working with family offices, Ultra High Net Worth clients, Brokers, Intermediaries and Funds.
Sarah Milne - Manager and Marketing
Following graduation from University and being nominated for the International Geographic Award, Sarah was a GB athlete for 10 years. She moved into property finance in 2013 and focuses on financial analysis and documentation.
Fiona McCulloch - Company Secretary and Accounts
Fiona is a Chartered Accountant (KPMG trained) with over 25 years’ experience in senior roles across various industries, including property development, health and charity. She ensures the smooth running of the finance function and provides timely and accurate financial support to the projects.
Esther Caughey - PA and Marketing
Tim Jeffery - Retained Architect
With over 30 years' experience in development led architecture, Tim has worked throughout the UK and China. He is able to identify commercial value and then combine it with high quality design to create exceptional buildings, places and spaces. With extensive experience in sustainability and conservation he ensures these essential aspects are considered throughout design development.
Adrian Goodall - Director MERCHANT ROKEBY J.V.
Adrian is a Chartered Surveyor with 30 years' direct development experience. He has had a wide ranging career from carrying out office developments in the City of London to Channel Tunnel rail freight terminals. More recently he has specialised in mixed use developments in the regions, with a particular focus on regeneration and local authority partnership projects. Recent work experience includes offices, retail, leisure and student housing-led developments.