New recruits - (from left) Chancerygate's Alex Houghton, Randeep Sandhu, Oliver Johnson (top) and Helena Redding (bottom)

(From left) Chancerygate's Alex Houghton, Randeep Sandhu, Oliver Johnson (top) and Helena Redding (bottom)

Urban logistics property developer and asset manager Chancerygate has announced four new appointments to help drive its UK and European growth strategy.

Helena Redding and Oliver Johnson join as asset manager and assistant development manager respectively.

The company has also strengthened its finance team with the hire of Alex Houghton as senior financial analyst and Randeep Sandhu joins as its first HR manager.

Helena Redding arrives at Chancerygate after seven years as a specialist industrial and logistics asset manager at Orchard Street, having previously held positions at Kier Property and SEGRO. She is responsible for Chancerygate’s urban logistics portfolio.

Oliver Johnson joins to work as part of Chancerygate's development team and will assist on a range of urban logistics projects. He previously worked in the industrial and logistics team at Colliers International.

Alex Houghton moves from Native, one of the UK’s largest aparthotel operators.

He is responsible for monitoring the financial performance of current portfolios alongside identifying future opportunities.

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Randeep Sandhu joins Chancerygate as the company’s first HR manager, bringing 16 years of HR experience from a range of sectors. As well as leading Chancerygate’s day-to-day HR function, she will be responsible for planning and implementing the company’s people strategies to support growth plans.

Chancerygate MD, Richard Bains, said: “These four appointments across our asset, development, finance and HR teams play an essential part in delivering our UK and European growth strategy.

“Helen, Oliver, Alex and Randeep each bring proven experience from diverse backgrounds. I look forward to working with them and drawing on their unique skill sets to support our ambitious expansion plans.”

These latest appointments follow the news that Chancerygate has appointed European director, Jason Sharman, from Warsaw-based Tradeparc to lead the business’s expansion on the continent.

Chancerygate employs 51 people and has offices in London, Warrington, Birmingham, Bristol, and Milton Keynes.

The company currently has more than 3.2 million sq ft of urban logistics space across 24 sites ranging from Bournemouth to Edinburgh. It also manages in excess of £385m of assets across more than five million sq ft of commercial space in over 480 units.