He has over 20 years experience in the property industry which includes sourcing and structuring deals for private investors through to analysing and delivering property developments. These developments range from small extensions through to converting offices into apartments. These skills have now been repurposed to support the needs of the social sector.
During his teens and early 20’s David’s late father spent a lot of time on the streets, coupled with a never-ending battle with alcohol. At the time the experience was horrendous. Now he views it as a ‘superpower’, helping him to drive the business forward to maximise impact and reduce the suffering of people and their families that are facing similar challenges.
David lives in Oxfordshire with his wife Laura and their two children. He coaches his sons local rugby team, continually restarts exercise programmes, and is partial to the occasional dad-joke. He is also a Trustee of Social Care in Action, a Southampton based charity and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Richard has over 20 years of not for profit, social investment, corporate and hospitality experience with a strong track record in developing cross organisational and cross sector partnerships. He is an experienced multi company non executive and executive director as well as a charity trustee and non-profit director. Richard is a seasoned international conference speaker on topics such as social investment, inequality and social impact measurement. He has an MBA from University of Cape Town and London Business School including specialties in social enterprise, corporate finance, negotiation and organisational behaviour.
Richard has been investing in property for over 10 years and through Cornerstone Place brings together his passion for property with his deep rooted and spiritual drive to improve the lives of others. He lives in Sussex with his wife, Liz and their four children.