• iSec has a vastly experienced team with a significant track record in bringing forward large strategic development landholdings.

Strength built on quality and professionalism

Stephen Lawrence

CEO

Stephen has over 30 years experience in real estate. Before founding iSec in 1996, he was Founder and Managing Director of London-based property company Houston Lawrence.

When the Group expanded its interests into Europe in 2004, Stephen established a team in Luxembourg to assemble an industrial and logistics portfolio across several European countries. Stephen is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Nigel Lax

Director

One of the founders of iSec, Nigel joined the Group in 1994 to acquire and manage distressed and repossessed stock.

Previous experience includes ten years in private practice with DTZ followed by the roles of Senior Project Manager at Skillion and Development Manager with the Commercial Lending Division at Halifax Building Society. Nigel is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Mike Forster

Development Director

Mike joined the industrial team in 2015 with 28 years’ experience in commercial property development. In his role he will be sourcing new opportunities and leading major development projects in the UK from inception to completion. Mike is working closely with Nigel Lax and the UK based industrial team.

Prior to joining iSec Mike was UK Managing Director at Point Park Properties having also held senior positions at Teesland and Burford. Mike is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Andrew Long

Development Manager

Andrew joined the iSec team in August 2015 to appraise new strategic land deals and manage existing development projects.

Prior to joining Marcol Andrew worked at AXA Real Estate as an Asset Manager on the Asset Management and Transactions team, acquiring and selling assets for existing funds, managing developments and dealing with an existing portfolio of commercial real estate assets across all sectors. Andrew holds an MSc in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School and a BSc in Geology from University of Durham. Andrew is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Danielle Lawrence

Senior Asset Manager

Dani joined the industrial team in 2013 to seek and assess new acquisitions for the company and to asset manage existing stock.

Prior to joining iSec, Dani worked at DTZ in their Strategic Real Estate Advisory and Valuation team, working on long- term strategic development sites. Dani graduated with an MSc in Real Estate from London South Bank and a BSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics. Dani is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Rob Currie

Development Manager

Rob joined iSec over 8 years ago and oversees development, project and construction management, asset management and business due diligence.

Prior to joining iSec, Rob was Group Technical Director for an international airport company. He was responsible for all technical, development and general business activities.

Rob is a Chartered Engineer and Chartered Building Engineer.

Tom Kiss

Analyst

Tom joined the iSec team in September 2016 to work on financial modelling and due diligence of new deals and existing assets.

Prior to joining iSec, Tom completed internships at HM Treasury as a Student Economist, HSBC in Global Banking & Markets and Ardian Investment as a Private Equity Analyst. Tom graduated with an MPhil in Management from the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School and a BA in Economics from the University of Exeter. Tom is currently working towards becoming a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA). 

Sevren Anderson

Project Manager

Sevren joined iSec in April 2017 as Project Manager. Sevren manages the day-to-day operational aspects of ongoing projects and the creation and implementation of new project plans.

Before joining iSec, Sevren spent 10 years as European Fund Co-ordinator for Marcol’s German retail portfolio which was sold in February 2017.

Prior to working for Marcol, Sevren worked as PA to the Property Director at Arcadia Group, PA to the Legal Director & Company Secretary at WH Smith PLC and PA to Partner at David Menzies Associates.