The team has a wealth of experience in underwriting and executing real estate transactions.
Daniel is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of ASK Partners
Previously Daniel was the founder and the CEO of Capital A Finance plc, a boutique real estate lending business which wrote over £225m of loans between 2012 and 2014.
Daniel has over 15 years of experience in the origination and structuring of real estate debt & equity transactions across the UK & Europe, the Middle East and America and has worked on transactions with a cumulative deal size of in excess of £1.7 billion. Daniel has an extensive contact base and this combined with his deal experience makes him one of the leading real estate finance originators and structuring experts in the UK.
Prior to setting up Capital A Finance, Daniel was responsible for the Transaction Origination division of the structure property finance team at Investec Bank plc.
Doug is the co-founder and the Chief Operating Officer of ASK Partners.
Prior to setting up ASK, Doug worked at Capital A Finance plc where he was part of the senior management team, and responsible for all aspects of deal appraisal, origination and transaction execution.
Doug is a chartered accountant having trained with Arthur Andersen/Deloitte, before spending eight years working at BDO in their corporate finance and business recovery teams. Doug also spent a year on secondment at Barclays Bank plc in their corporate and property restructuring team.
Paul is the Executive Chairman and co-founder of ASK Partners.
Paul is a seasoned property financier and banking professional with over 40 years of banking experience.
In 1995, Paul established Investec Bank plc’s European property finance business. Under Paul’s management the division’s assets increased from £40m to over £2.5 billion, generating annual profits of circa £100m at its peak.
In April 2010, Paul assumed a wider role as Co-Head of Investec Specialist Private Bank responsible for over 500 people in 7 different European locations.
Paul is extremely well known and highly regarded in the London real estate market.
Belinda is responsible for investor relations and operations.
Belinda previously worked at Capital A Finance and had full responsibility for loan management and overseeing the effective running of the company’s operations.
More recently Belinda worked for a private residential developer and was responsible for marketing and overseeing the sales process and completion of individual residential units.
Elliot is a key member of the investment team at ASK Partners and works across a wide array of asset classes and capital structures.
He is particularly focused on technical aspects of financial analysis and transaction execution. Elliot has previously worked for InfraRed Capital Partners and FORE Partnership, where he formed part of the respective UK real estate investment teams. Elliot also previously worked within Nationwide Building Society’s commercial property finance division. Elliot graduated with a MSc in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School and has a BSc (Hons) in International Business and Economics from the University of Leeds.