Nick Scott has been appointed as Director and head of Ashfield’s new London office.

Nick, who was previously Head of Asset Management at Triangle Group, will be responsible for opening and building the Ashfield offering in London.

At what is both an exciting and challenging time for the London property market, Nick will work on advancing Ashfield’s existing development pipeline as well as being responsible for sourcing new investment and development opportunities at values of between £5 million to £20 million.

“The London and South East property market is one of the most vibrant and dynamic in the world at the moment,” said Nick. “Ashfield Land already has a fantastic reputation and I’m excited to come on board and help to grow the company’s presence here. I’m confident that the team we’ll build in London will identify and secure some great development and investment opportunities.”

Nick brings a wealth of experience to London with over 20 years’ experience in the property industry. He spent three years as Head of Retail Property at Schroder Property Investment Management where he managed the £0.6bn retail and leisure portfolio, with other previous appointments including Director at New River and Director of Development at Parkridge Developments Limited. Nick is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.