Press Release: Head of Affordable Housing joins Marsh & Parsons expanding Residential Development & Investment Team
Tue 19 May 2015
Marsh & Parsons has enhanced its Residential Development & Investment (RDI) department by appointing Matt Bird as its new Head of Affordable Housing.
Matt will join Marsh & Parsons in June from Peabody, one of Londons largest housing providers, where he has been the Head of New Business. Matt was responsible for securing new land and partnership opportunities and subsequently has significant expertise in the affordable housing sector. With almost 10 years experience in the industry, he will be a major asset to Marsh & Parsons growing Residential Development & Investment capability.
Charles Holland, Head of Residential Development of Investment, said: Matt will be a fantastic addition to our Residential Development business as we seek to capitalise on the considerable momentum built up in the 18 months since the department was created. We are advising major clients on a broad spectrum of development projects across London, from inception through to delivery as part of our Asset Evolution service. Matts expertise in the affordable housing sector will bring a new dimension to the team and enables us to offer our clients a comprehensive development consultancy and agency package.
Matt Bird commented: Marsh & Parsons has built a considerable Residential Development and Investment business and I am delighted to be joining such an ambitious and professional team. I look forward to bringing affordable housing expertise to the team, both enhancing our offering for existing clients as well as establishing new services and clients in the affordable housing sector.