Telford Homes CEO to retire

Telford Homes' CEO - Anne Kavanagh - intends to retire from the company to focus on her non-executive roles.

Anne Kavanagh, CEO at Telford Homes is set to retire | BTR News
Anne Kavanagh, CEO at Telford Homes is set to retire.

Anne Kavanagh, CEO of residential and mixed-use developer Telford Homes intends to retire at the end of June, when she will then focus on her non-executive roles at The Crown Estate, the Urban Land Institute (ULI ) and Trinity College Cambridge.

Anne will continue to advise Telford Homes, who’s focus is on designing and constructing high-quality Build to Rent developments and communities across the capital and beyond. 

A pivotal figure for the company and the industry, Anne was also recognised for her contribution to the real estate sector and was awarded the 2023 Outstanding Contribution to Real Estate award from the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in recognition of her contribution to change, sustainability, and DE&I across the industry throughout her career.

Prior to Telford Homes, Anne was Board Member & Global Chief Investment Officer at PATRIZIA AG, and Board Member & Global Head of Asset Management & Transactions at AXA Real Assets.

“Telford Homes CEO Anne Kavanagh intends to retire from the business at the end of June to focus on her non-executive roles at The Crown Estate, ULI (Urban Land Institute) and Trinity College Cambridge. She will remain a senior advisor to the business. David Neuman, President, TCC Europe, will continue to oversee Telford Homes, supported by its existing executive team.”

A spokesperson for Telford Homes

Telford Homes’ end-to-end development experts specialise in land acquisition, planning, design, construction and delivery. Telford Homes is part of Trammell Crow Company (TCC), a global commercial real estate developer and wholly-owned subsidiary of CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas.

With a focus on sustainable building, Telford Homes was named the UK’s most sustainable housebuilder for the third consecutive year in the NextGeneration benchmark report. The company also called out to the sector to address the issue of whole life carbon in developments during the launch of its annual sustainability report last year.

Earlier this year, the company also received planning permission for its Chapel Place mixed-use scheme in Ilford. The scheme will deliver over 1,000 new homes in a mix of Build to Rent, affordable housing and purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) at a 4.82-acre Sainsbury’s site.