Growing Build to Rent specialist Apo Group Ltd announces today that it has appointed Andrew Wallis as the company’s new Commercial Director.
The new appointment will further expand the company’s existing expertise and marks the latest senior appointment as part of the company’s exciting phase of national expansion.
Andrew will work as part of the newly restructured management team alongside Directors Matt Finch and Rachel Hanniquet-Brooking.
His key responsibilities will be the commercial management and oversight of the legal and financial teams within the business – including performance monitoring, compliance and client/board/shareholder reporting.
“I am excited to join the ambitious team at Apo, at such an exciting time for the business. Having achieved excellent results across the first schemes in their portfolio of rental neighbourhoods and with exciting expansion plans, Apo is delivering unique rental developments and experiences with a strong focus on community. I look forward to contributing to the company’s further successes.”Andrew Wallis, Commercial Director, Apo Group Ltd
Andrew joins Apo from his previous role at international private members’ social club Soho House & Co, where he was Global Finance Controller and responsible for the commercial management of Soho Works, their co-working division.
Having qualified as both a Solicitor and Chartered Accountant in his native New Zealand, Andrew brings a crucial combination of financial and legal expertise to Apo’s senior management team.
In addition to this, he brings invaluable commercial experience accumulated through his time with leading international institutions including PwC, McDonalds and ISS Facilities Services.
“We are delighted to welcome Andrew to the Apo team. Bringing his extensive experience across both the financial and legal aspects of commercial management, we look forward to integrating Andrew into our senior team and continuing the momentum of Apo’s national growth.’’Matthew Pullen, CEO, Apo Group Ltd
Apo has been involved in the Build to Rent sector in London since 2012, firstly as developer and then operator and now also providing consultancy services across both.