Our People

Meet the Team



In-house end-to-end expertise through acquisition, asset management and disposal.

Team Members

Malcom Atkins

CHAIRMAN


Originally qualifying as a Chartered Auctioneer & Estate Agent having been articled to local surveyors & valuers; Malcom is a true entrepreneur. He has had additional and diverse business interests throughout his career, including nursing homes, restaurants, publishing interests and Southern England’s first and largest corporate indoor karting centre.

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Malcom Atkins

CHAIRMAN

Originally qualifying as a Chartered Auctioneer & Estate Agent having been articled to local surveyors & valuers; Malcom is a true entrepreneur. He has had additional and diverse business interests throughout his career, including nursing homes, restaurants, publishing interests and Southern England’s first and largest corporate indoor karting centre.

Originally qualifying as a Chartered Auctioneer & Estate Agent having been articled to local surveyors & valuers; Malcom is a true entrepreneur. He has had additional and diverse business interests throughout his career, including nursing homes, restaurants, publishing interests and Southern England’s first and largest corporate indoor karting centre.

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Lauren Atkins

Managing Director

Lauren has been leading the Malins Group since 2008, focused on the company’s long-term investment and short-term re-positioning strategy; where value can be added through development, regeneration and active management. She drives growth via acquisition and development, across both business divisions, with a passion for design, architecture, and planning.
Lauren is the Patron of charity Aurora New Dawn and previously held senior leadership positions at numerous blue chip companies in Switzerland, New York and the City of London.

Lauren has been leading the Malins Group since 2008, focused on the company’s long-term investment and short-term re-positioning strategy; where value can be added through development, regeneration and active management. She drives growth via acquisition and development, across both business divisions, with a passion for design, architecture, and planning.
Lauren is the Patron of charity Aurora New Dawn and previously held senior leadership positions at numerous blue chip companies in Switzerland, New York and the City of London.

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Matthew Baker

Finance Director

Matthew was appointed in 2014. A graduate in Business Administration from the University Of Bath, he subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant whilst working in a large UK practice, and is a fellow of the ICAEW.

Prior to joining The Malins Group, he held a key financial role on the management team of a rapidly expanding Gym operator.

Matthew is responsible for the finance function and financial reporting within the Group.

Matthew was appointed in 2014. A graduate in Business Administration from the University Of Bath, he subsequently qualified as a Chartered Accountant whilst working in a large UK practice, and is a fellow of the ICAEW.

Prior to joining The Malins Group, he held a key financial role on the management team of a rapidly expanding Gym operator.

Matthew is responsible for the finance function and financial reporting within the Group.

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Karen Woods

RESIDENTIAL ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Karen holds the AAT qualification and is ACCA part qualified. Karen has full responsibility for the Residential Rental Ledger.

Karen holds the AAT qualification and is ACCA part qualified. Karen has full responsibility for the Residential Rental Ledger.

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Nora Keating

Commercial Accounts Manager

Nora has 8 years’ experience in financial Property management and is responsible for the Commercial Rental Ledger & Service Charge accounting.

Nora has 8 years’ experience in financial Property management and is responsible for the Commercial Rental Ledger & Service Charge accounting.

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Ashley Roberts

Chartered Surveyor

Ashley leads the Portfolio team across both Residential and Commercial sectors to maximise return and operational efficiency.

Having qualified as a member of the RICS in 2002 he gained a wealth of experience operating in the London property market for nearly 25 years, operating across Investment, Agency, and Lease advisory.

Ashley leads the Portfolio team across both Residential and Commercial sectors to maximise return and operational efficiency.

Having qualified as a member of the RICS in 2002 he gained a wealth of experience operating in the London property market for nearly 25 years, operating across Investment, Agency, and Lease advisory.

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Robert Holmes

Commercial Facilities Manager

Robert has 25 years of experience in accounts receivable, credit control and account management, across a range of industries.
Robert is responsible for maintaining our commercial properties, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met and is our first point of call for tenants.

Robert has 25 years of experience in accounts receivable, credit control and account management, across a range of industries.
Robert is responsible for maintaining our commercial properties, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met and is our first point of call for tenants.

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Rachael Islip

Residential Property Manager)

Rachael is responsible for Property Management across the Residential Portfolio. She works closely with our agents and tenants to drive lettings and efficient maintenance.

Rachael is responsible for Property Management across the Residential Portfolio. She works closely with our agents and tenants to drive lettings and efficient maintenance.

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Josh Stratton

ACQUISITION AND ASSET MANAGEMENT

Josh joined The Malins Group following 2 years with a high-end property developer in central London. Josh is responsible for acquisitions and the subsequent development or asset management. Josh also leads the regeneration of the legacy portfolio.

Josh joined The Malins Group following 2 years with a high-end property developer in central London. Josh is responsible for acquisitions and the subsequent development or asset management. Josh also leads the regeneration of the legacy portfolio.

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David Lawson-Brown

Construction Manager

David is responsible for leading on site construction for The Malins Group. Having worked for 17 years in the construction industry, David manages both our in house and contracted builds and has overall responsibility for Health and Safety.

David is responsible for leading on site construction for The Malins Group. Having worked for 17 years in the construction industry, David manages both our in house and contracted builds and has overall responsibility for Health and Safety.

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Laura Pearce

Development Project Co-ordinator

Laura has over 20 years’ experience in administration and co-ordination roles including finance and building services.
Laura works closely with our site managers, construction team, contract admin and QS to provide office-based co-ordination of development projects.

Laura has over 20 years’ experience in administration and co-ordination roles including finance and building services.
Laura works closely with our site managers, construction team, contract admin and QS to provide office-based co-ordination of development projects.

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Toby Horne

Apprentice

Toby is our apprentice supporting several areas of the business.

Toby is our apprentice supporting several areas of the business.