Charles has 30 years of development, consultancy and sales and marketing experience with international residential and leisure projects, having established and led the International Residential Department of Savills for 25-years. Charles is a leading specialist in resort real estate development and his experience includes over 200 development projects in over 80 countries on four continents.
His experience covers a number of fields including: Strategic Land Review & Acquisition, Development Consultancy, Development Management Development Funding, Programme Management, Design Consultancy, Retirement Development, Concept Development, Master planning & Marketing & PR, Residential Agency. Prior to joining Savills, he was with Bovis/P&O for 11-years, where he was director for a number of major international development projects, including a two of Europe’s leading high quality integrated resorts – Quinta do Lago in Portugal and La Manga Club, Spain.
He also worked on projects ranging from a high technology park in the Czech Republic, Euro Disney, the International Carnegie Clubs developed by Peter de Savary and Quinta do Lago – created by André Jordan as well as many other projects in the UK. Charles previously spent 11 years as an officer in the British Army where his appointments included establishing a tank force for the Sultan of Oman. Charles has a wide knowledge and experience of concept development and master-planning and project delivery.