MEET THE TEAM

John Collier-Wright

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

  +44 (0) 20 7493 5757
  john@jrcapitalgroup.com

John is the founder and CEO of JR Capital. He established the group in 2005 following a 15-year career as an Investment Banker working for HSBC Investment Bank and Barclays Wealth in London, where he held senior management positions responsible for marketing the Middle East and specialised in the UK property sector.

Fluent in Arabic, a speaker of Spanish, Italian and French, he has lived and travelled extensively throughout the region and has built up a large network institutional and private clients in the Middle East in his 30-year professional career.

A seasoned deal maker John has completed numerous high profile deals in his career to date, including the sale and structuring of Riverlight (www.riverlightlondon.com) purchased by Berkeley Homes with a current Gross Development Value (GDV) of over £1 billion.

In addition to deal origination and capital raising, John takes overall responsibility for group strategy.

Michael Ferris

Head of Investment

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8031
  +44 (0) 7881 622 590
  michael@jrcapitalgroup.com

Michael is a Director of JR Capital and Head of Investment.

Following a career in Investment Banking with HSBC Investment Bank and Barclays Wealth in London, Michael helped to establish JR Capital, and shares responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Group.

Michael manages our property trading, investment and development activities including sourcing, acquiring, and managing transactions directly and alongside our various operating partners.

Michael has experience of investing across all major asset classes and has been involved in over £1Bn of property transactions over the past 20 years. Recent highlights include the establishment of a £100m+ closed ended fund invested in the UK multi-let industrial sector. Michael sits on the board and investment committee of all our asset holding companies.

Philip Carroll

Chief Operating Officer & Head of Private Clients

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8032
  +44 (0) 7736 740 770
  philip@jrcapitalgroup.com

Philip is Chief Operating Officer and Head of Private Clients.

Prior to joining JR Capital, Philip spent 15 years as a senior relationship manager with HSBC Private Bank covering the Middle East market.

As well as running the day-to-day operations of the Group, he is responsible for all client relationships and specialises in helping families with the acquisition, sale, structuring and financing of their residential properties in the UK.

He has also overseen the establishment of our new regulated mortgage and debt platform, JR Private Finance, and heads up strategy and business development for both JR Private Finance and JR Property Management, our high-end residential property management business.

Philip has transacted over £750m of residential property over the past 10 years and secured over £1Bn of debt for our private and institutional clients.

Eliane Collier-Wright

Head of Property Management

  +44 (0) 20 7493 5757
  eliane@jrcapitalpm.com

Eliane spent 15 years working for the U.S Investment Bank Bear Stearns where she headed up the Equity Syndicate Desk of the Capital Markets Division. She was involved in allocating over US$100 billion of IPO’s and secondary offerings to Institutions in the U.K and Europe, including the IPO’s of J.Crew and Avis Group.

Fluent in Italian, French and German she has lived and worked extensively across Europe and the Middle East. Eliane runs the Property Management business which she has successfully grown to encompass over 400 units across the United Kingdom and Germany.

Michael Soetan

Asset Manager

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8038
  +44 (0) 7766 133 130
  soetanm@jrcapitalgroup.com

Michael is an Asset Manager working on our long income commercial property portfolio. Michael joined the team in 2021, bringing with him three years of experience in commercial property. Most recently Michael worked at Cushman & Wakefield across their Global Occupier Services, National Leasing (Retail) and Development consultancy teams.

Hebbe Murad

Property Management

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8034
  hebbe@jrcapitalpm.com

Hebbe joined the team in 2018, following the completion of her degree in Accounting and Finance.

Fluent in Arabic and Kurdish, Hebbe works extensively with JR Capital’s high net worth international investors ensuring smooth delivery of our Vacant Services.

Alastair Cowen

Property Management

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8034
  alastair@jrcapitalpm.com

Alastair joined the team in 2021, bringing wide ranging experience of managing a variety of both rental properties and vacant properties across London and the Home Counties. Alastair, who has a BSc (Hons) from the University of Liverpool and a Propertymark Level 3 Award in Residential Letting and Property Management, also has extensive experience of Customer Service and Sales.

He works with our overseas clients on the management of their properties in Central London.

Grace White

Property Management

  +44 (0) 20 7758 8039
  grace@jrcapitalpm.com

Grace joined the team in March 2022 and has over 10 years of experience in Central London residential lettings and property management. Grace previously worked at Haart, Your Move and most recently Barnard Marcus, where she managed four London branches, with responsibility for 10 staff and over 250 properties.

Grace is a senior property manager at JR Capital, and is focused on our rental portfolio, where she manages properties with a total annual rent roll of approx. £1.2 million.