Our Team

Paul Beer

CHAIRMAN

Qualified as a chartered accountant in 1970, became a partner in H W Fisher & Co in 1973 and Senior Partner in 1991. He has sat on the London Credit Committee of two foreign banks. Paul has recently retired from the accountancy practice and is focussing his efforts on Good Harvest Group.

Michael Cowen

FCCA – FINANCE DIRECTOR

Joined Good Harvest Group as Chief Financial Officer in March 2006. He has over 25 years experience in the property industry starting as Financial Controller at Taylor Clark, a large privately owned property company. Michael moved to John Laing plc’s commercial property division as Finance Director with a strategic role to procure funding for a rapidly growing development programme. Michael played a key role in the sale of the division to Kier Group, and was subsequently recruited by Multiplex as Financial Controller of their UK operations.

Michael is responsible for the smooth running of Good Harvest Group’s finance department and the administration and finance arrangements for acquisitions and disposals.

Ivor A French

FRICS

The Senior Partner of Leighton Goldhill Chartered Surveyors, with over 45 years experience in the industrial and office sectors, primarily in the South East. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Central London Branch General Practice Division (Past Chairman) RICS Insolvency Skills Panel (Past Member) RICS Valuation Practice Skills Panel (Past Member) RICS Appraisal and Valuation Standards Board Monitoring Group (Past Member). Member of NARA Non Administrative Receivers Association, Institution of Continuing Professional Development and ARBRIX. Works for numerous banks, lending institutions and insolvency practitioners and has held many LPA receiverships.

David Coleman

MRICS

Director of Leighton Goldhill with over 25 years experience of the office and industrial property sectors. Graduated in 1992, qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1995. Looks after the portfolio on a day to day basis – organises upgrades, negotiates leases, rent reviews and surrenders. Assists Ivor French with new acquisitions.

Anthony Parfitt

FCA – NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

A director since 2001, Anthony provides invaluable support and advice to the company. He has a wealth of finance experience and is instrumental in negotiating and organising the company’s bank finance.

Leslie Kuelsheimer

1942 – 2007

Leslie was one of the founder shareholders and directors of the group and sadly passed away in 2007. He is sorely missed. His family continue as shareholders.