CrowdProperty continues its growth in the property sector with the appointment of two more property experts in order to support the increasing number of developer enquiries.

Alastair Kent MRICS has joined as Head of Planning, bringing nearly 20 years’ experience of working for clients in the public and private sectors. With previous roles at Montagu Evans, Deloitte Real Estate and Carter Jonas, Alastair’s experience has seen him provide town planning and development consultancy services in both the UK and Canada – including advising on strategic property development, land and property portfolio reviews, and the preparation of planning applications for a variety of uses, including housing.

Daniel Richards has joined as Developer Support Manager, cementing CrowdProperty’s focus on providing customers with direct access to property expertise. With over 10 years’ experience in the property sector - including roles at Burchell Edwards Estate Agents, John Shepherd Sales & Lettings and butters john bee - Daniel’s knowledge and insights into the property development journey will enhance the customer experience offered by the business.

Damon Walford, CCO at CrowdProperty, commented: “Alastair’s wealth of experience in the real estate industry adds to the collective expertise of the CrowdProperty team and enables the business to better support developers through the intricacies of both planning and development. Similarly, Daniel’s property sector knowledge will provide an improved customer service experience to strengthen our proposition to developers. I’m delighted to welcome them both to the team.”

Alastair added: “It’s great to join CrowdProperty at such an exciting time for the business. With such a focus on client success, I’m excited to get stuck in and offer my planning expertise in order to benefit our prospective and existing developers in achieving their portfolio goals.”

Daniel said: “I look forward to working with CrowdProperty customers, improving their experience and delivering a personable, customer-focused service.”


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13 Nov 2022

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