Jay has 17 years’ experience leading complex development projects in central London across residential, office, hotel, cultural and retail sectors. He currently leads Native Land’s £2bn landmark Bankside Yard’s project and 105 Judd Street, King’s Cross. Before this he led planning and joint venture aspects of Burlington Gate, Mayfair. He has also spent significant time in the Asia Pacific region building and maintaining Native Land’s Joint Venture relationships.
Prior to joining, Jay spent five years at Grosvenor where he led several projects in Mayfair and Belgravia including 1-5 Grosvenor Place, in joint venture with Derwent London and Penninsula Hotels. Whilst at Grosvenor he spent time seconded to their Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo offices.
Jay holds a MA (Oxon) in History & Economics from the University of Oxford and a MSc in Real Estate Investment & Finance from the University of Reading and is a Chartered Surveyor. In 2020 he was nominated by Property Week as their Young Property Personality of the Year. He joined the Native Land Board in 2021.