Drakesmith joins Great Portland

Property investment group Great Portland Estates has appointed Timon
Drakesmith as finance director.

Drakesmith previously served as group FD of financial operations at Novar,
and has held a managing director’s role at Credit Suisse First Boston. He
qualified as a chartered accountant at Deloitte Haskin & Sells in the

‘We are very pleased to welcome Timon to the Great Portland board as finance
director, bringing with him strategic and corporate finance skills that will
complement the existing management team,’ said chairman Richard Peskin.

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