houzen announces host of senior hires

houzen has made a host of senior appointments as it aspires to become the UK’s platform for sustainable single-family housing investments.

houzen online brokerage platform | BTR News

Fast-growing proptech company – houzen – which has seen 300% yearly revenue growth since launch in 2017 and has supported some of the most prestigious residential investors and operators, has announced a host of new appointments. The new hires come as houzen aspires to become the UK’s platform for sustainable single-family housing investments. 

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Tim Phillips, Chief Investment Officer, houzen | BTR News

houzen has hired Tim Phillips who was recently Head of Residential, Europe for CA Ventures and is a well-known thought leader for Sustainable Urban Development. Tim joins houzen as Chief Investment Officer and will be working closely with institutional investors and developers – and helping create a sustainable investment strategy for all industry actors involved.

Also joining the team is Benjamin Lee who comes from a real estate investment background and has executed multi-asset investment strategy for Asian family offices and Private Equity. Ben joins as an Investment Director and will be leading Houzen’s Hong Kong expansion strategy.

Benjamin Lee, Investment Director, houzen | BTR News
Benjamin Lee, Investment Director, houzen.
Oya Gunay, Investment Director, houzen | BTR News

Oya Gunay also joins the team. Oya comes from top tier investment banking including over a decade at Deutsche Bank M&A. Oya joins as an Investment Director to help Houzen in their corporate finance and investment strategy. She has extensive experience in Technology Media and Telecom investment banking – with a special focus on tech and has also participated in several IPOs.

“These key appointments will help us continue to lead the way in the UK’s sustainability, single-family, and suburban investments space as we continue further in our journey to create a green and global transactions platform based out of London.”

Saurabh Saxena, Chief Executive, houzen