Rapleys appoints new Head of Marketing & Business Development

Rapleys has expanded its senior team as it looks to capitalise on the last 24 months of growth success.

Katy Blake has joined Rapleys as its new Head of Marketing and Business Development | BTR News
Katy Blake has joined Rapleys as its new Head of Marketing and Business Development.

Strategic property consultancy Rapleys has appointed Katy Blake as Head of Marketing and Business Development. Katy is a property expert with over 15 years’ experience in the industry.

Katy joins Rapleys from Linklaters, where she was responsible for driving the business development and marketing for the Investment Funds and Real Estate practices. Prior to this role, she spent eight years at property adviser Carter Jonas and six years at GVA.

“I am delighted to join Rapleys and to take the lead on marketing and business development at what is a very exciting time for the business, having been through a period of positive change, success and increased profile. I am keen to steer Rapleys to the next level in terms of brand recognition, delivering the message of what we do and how we do it, and to support the brilliant people within the business in their client service, targeting and communications.”

Katy Blake, Head of Marketing and Business Development, Rapleys

Carrying extensive knowledge of the real estate sector across both public and private sectors, Katy has a broad range of experience across all elements of business development and marketing.

“Katy’s appointment is essential to the delivery of our ambitious business plan. We have come a long way in the profile and reputation of Rapleys but there is a lot more to do and Katy’s experience in delivering targeted, intelligent, and successful initiatives will be of huge value to us in this next phase of our brand and corporate development.”

Justin Tuckwell, Managing Partner, Rapleys

Rapleys has been growing significantly across all divisions with several new services launched or added to in 2023, to build on its excellent reputation in delivering projects to clients. In 2022, the partnership rebranded, repositioned, and reorganised as it embarked on an ambitious business plan.