Andrew May MRICS, MIoD
Advisory Board Chairman
Andrew has over 30 years’ experience of the real estate industry with extensive
experience relating to acquisitions, disposals, asset management, mixed use development, capital projects, PFI/PPP, structured finance, facilities management and operations. Over 20 years’ experience is in the private sector and a decade of experience in public office, central Government and the charitable sector.
Previously an Executive member at a Government funded Research Institute and the Development Director of LocatED (A Government owned property Company). Prior to that Andrew was Director of Estates at the University of Hertfordshire, Chairman of their Property Company, and a Director of their Student Accommodation company, ULiving@Hertfordshireplc.
Previously Andrew was a senior board member and shareholder of UPP Group, the UK’s leading provider of campus based University accommodation and estate management services and one of the founders of the group following the MBO from Jarvis Plc. Andrew was MD of the development business, a Director of the Facilities Management business and a Director of their SPV’s. Before UPP, Andrew was a Director and founder member of an asset management business managing in excess of £4bn of property assets and behind a PFI start up, latterly sold to a pension fund.
Andrew trained as a QS and is now an accomplished Non-Executive Director supporting start-ups, mentoring and guiding established businesses.