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Peter Esders Judicare Law International

AIPP Deputy Chairman

Peter is an English Lawyer who began dealing with international law in 1994. Peter started his working career at a Trust Company before becoming a partner at a law firm which dealt exclusively with international legal issues. Peter now plays a key role in Judicare. He studied law both in the UK and in Spain but has also been involved in legal matters involving various other different jurisdictions. Peter has been passionate about promoting the values of the AIPP over the years and has been a member of the AIPP’s Disciplinary Panel and also the AIPP Awards judging panel over the last few years. He believes that regulation is needed in the overseas property market and recognises the importance of AIPP in setting the benchmark. Peter’s legal and business experience, along with his knowledge and active involvement in the AIPP for a number of years, makes him a strong asset to the AIPP Board.

www.judicaregroup.com

Tim Morgan ERE Property

Tim started his career in accounting and finance with a major corporate employer and soon realised that his abilities would be more suited to the entrepreneurial world. In his mid 20’s Tim established a specialist financial recruitment company which grew to a multi-million turnover business employing 50 staff in 5 offices across the UK. During this time Tim had been building his own property portfolio and saw an opportunity to establish a new company offering a customer focussed specialist property investment service – hence ERE Property was established in 2004 under its original brand of Emerging Real Estate. Since then the business has sold over 5,000 properties in countries such as Montenegro, Brazil, Germany, Romania, Cyprus, USA, Bulgaria and more recently UK. He is proud to have held roles with AIPP for the last 3 years and is committed to helping to improve standards in this industry. His passion for property has not diminished – indeed it is stronger than ever and he believes that the opportunities for investment are as good as they have ever been.

www.ereproperty.com

Louise Reynolds Property Venture®

With a background of line roles in brand marketing, sales and management consultancy, Louise had a wealth of business experience before setting up her own overseas property agency Property Venture® focusing on helping buyers of European property, both investors and lifestyle home buyers, offering common-sense advice and support. As a Chartered Marketer, she takes a professional approach to her business, as well as the industry she operates in. She sets high standards and is known for operating with integrity. She has a wealth of property knowledge and insight, which is probably why she has been regularly quoted in the national and trade press giving commentary on her focus markets of Poland, Spain, Turkey and Cyprus. As a well-organised, leader, manager and straight-talking business person, she intends to play a constructive role in building the reputation of the industry she works in, as part of the AIPP Board team.

www.property-venture.com

Drew Beckett Beckett Hanlon Worldwide

Drew Beckett, formally President of Sales for Zurich UK for seven consecutive years, previously held top Sales & Management posts within Liberty Life and Irish Life. At 52 he moved on from his highly successful career in the financial services sector, transferring his skills and success to international lifestyle property. In just seven years he sold more than 200 properties around the world, generating an impressive reputation for integrity and customer care. His sales strategy was and remains simple; he ensures that the decision to buy is the right decision for the customer and when it is, he always takes care of the details of the transaction. This ensures that he removes the stress out of buying abroad. The success achieved brought about the growth and evolution of his business, Locations4U. Today, the business is known as BeckettHanlon Worldwide Property Franchise. The company is a best-practice property franchise based in Belfast and showcases beautiful worldwide properties for sale or investment. The business draws on Drew’s 30+ years’ experience in the international property and investment markets. His phenomenal track record in the financial services sector is well documented by others having won a Million Dollar Round Table Award, not just once, but twice.

www.becketthanlon.com

Graham Turrell Highground Property Investment

After many years as a successful property developer & investor, Graham Turrell founded HighGround Property Investment in 2007. He began his working life as a “graduate engineering geek” working for companies such as IBM and going on to study Software Development at Oxford University. His early interest in real estate began by building a residential portfolio in the UK and stubbornly refusing to part with his family homes as he moved around the country! Having gone on to create a successful UK portfolio his attentions then focussed on success in the wider global property market. Graham founded HighGround in order to help his clients build significant residual income streams. Research is the key and he applies the rigorous engineering disciplines of his early career to sourcing secure, profitable investments in established and emerging markets.

www.highgroundproperty.co.uk

Shameem Golamy INK Consulting

Shameem is an industry veteran, long term advocate of the AIPP and expert in lead generation and digital marketing strategies. He held the high-profile role of Head of Overseas with Rightmove.co.uk and during his seven years with the property portal amassed a wealth of knowledge in customer attraction, engagement and retention on a global scale. As well as co-founding the international property portal Properstar.com, Shameem works on several advisory boards and enjoys working and consulting with Startups and SME’s in the property and prop-tech sphere through his own consulting company, Ink. Shameem uniquely understands and appreciates the tough demands placed on estate agents in today’s market and is passionate about creating great products, tools and services that enable better interactions between buyers and sellers

www.ink.consulting

León Fernando del Canto González Del Canto Chambers

Fernando was the first Spanish lawyer admitted as a Barrister at The Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in London, holding a double qualification as Abogado and Barrister with full audience rights both in Spain and England.

He founded Del Canto Chambers in 2006, an international law firm specialising in commercial and tax law as well as private clients, with offices in London, Madrid and Doha (Qatar).

Fernando has worked in Madrid, New York, London and Doha. His wide experience gives the chambers a multi-jurisdictional expertise and a solid global vision.Fernando has more than 20 years of experience in the international real estate market and he has advised over 300 property transactions in Spain. In the year 2003, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deloitte published his book “How to buy your home in Spain”, which was the first Spanish government’s sponsored publication in this market.

Del Canto frequently publishes in British and Spanish media such as The Times, Spear’s Magazine, Silver Surfers, Bloomberg, The Guardian, El País, Expansion and Cinco Días.

www.delcantochambers.com

Nina Mormina Preferred Properties Realty

Nina has been practicing real estate as a profession for over 20 years. Beginning in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and then in South Florida, USA she specialises in International Buyer and Seller Representation and is an International Investment Property & Waterfront Specialist. Her company, Preferred Properties Intl Realty Inc., is an International Real Estate Brokerage Company with offices throughout the entire state of Florida. Nina wishes to be instrumental in bringing the AIPP to a stronger and more successful level for the industries benefit, and hopes to help it forge new alliances internationally

www.investsouthflorida.com

Piermichele Guerrieri PMG & Partners

Piermichele is based in Crispiano, Italy and is founder and director of PMG & Partners. He has operated in Italy and abroad since 1991, scouting and promoting industrial and commercial agreements among Italian and foreign countries, particularly in Europe, North America and Australia. With a Masters degree in European Union Law, Piermichele is also a member of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in the UK. As an expert in strategies, Piermichele is keen to bring new ideas to AIPP to develop trade business projects, a stronger brand awareness and greater member benefits. As an expert of internationalisation, Project leader and coordinator of multi-discipline working groups, Piermichele brings an extra dimension to the advisory board and he aspires to improve the role of AIPP as an international institution

www.pmgandpartners.com