Russell Burton – Chief Executive

A senior property professional and business leader, having worked throughout his career in the management of property portfolios for blue-chip businesses, Russell has led the business agendas for construction, property maintenance and facilities management services across a broad spectrum of property types. He has overseen the development of an inclusive supply chain programme that builds on the skills and extracts the value from key partners in the construction and engineering process. He has worked in the retail and leisure sectors of the market for Next PLC, Dixons Store Group, Bowmer and Kirkland Construction and European Leisure, with a significant emphasis on retro installs and refurbishments of building stock. In his previous role as Property Director of Enterprise Inns, he was responsible for 6,500 pubs, £4.8 billion of assets, £60 million of capital and £20 million of revenue maintenance spend. Russell has extensive knowledge of leading construction activity: he is a strong leader with outstanding people skills and has a track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.