Primary Health Properties PLC

The Company’s policy is that all communications from shareholders will be considered by the Board. Shareholders who wish to make contact with the Board can email the Chairman at or the Company Secretary at

Nexus TradeCo Ltd

Main Office
5th Floor
Greener House
66-68 Haymarket
Tel: 0207 104 5599
Fax: 0207 451 7051

Regional Office
First floor Unit 6
The Courtyard
Timothy’s Bridge Road
Stratford Upon Avon
CV37 9NP
Tel: 01789 263000

Harry Hyman
Managing Director

Appointed February 1996. Mr Hyman is a Director of The Nexus Group of companies including Nexus Tradeco. Nexus Tradeco is a member of a wider group of companies engaged in the provision of independent advice and financial services to organisations operating in the public and private sectors with particular emphasis on health and property. He is also a non-executive director of a number of other companies and a Director of the Quoted Companies Alliance. PHP has been a member of the Quoted Companies Alliance since 2002.

PA, Alanda Board: 0207 451 7056

Richard Howell ACA
Finance Director

 Appointed 31 March 2017, Richard Howell is a Chartered Accountant who joined Nexus in March 2017. He was previously at LondonMetric Property Plc, a listed real estate REIT specialising in retailer-led distribution, out-of-town and convenience retail, where he was finance director of its joint ventures. He has worked in the London-listed commercial property sector for nearly 20 years and held positions with a number of REITS and companies including Brixton plc where he was financial controller and company secretary.  

PA, Saoirse Bowe: 0207 104 5599

David Austin Bsc (Hons) MRICS DipIPF
Property Director

David joined the Nexus team in August 2016 and oversees the investment, asset management, landlord and tenant and property management teams who advise Primary Health Properties PLC. David is a Chartered Surveyor with 20 years post qualified experience with Lasalle, Axa and Land Securities.

PA: Saoirse Bowe- 0207 104 5599

David Bateman BA MRICS
Acquisitions Director

David joined the Nexus Group in September 2014. Prior to joining Nexus, David spent 10 years advising institutional and private equity backed property investors on sales, acquisitions and value add initiatives and transacted in excess of £1bn of assets on behalf of his clients.  Prior to this David had experience of valuation and leasehold reform.  As well as being very familiar with core property sectors, David also has substantial experience of the  specialist sectors and more complex situations such as forward fundings, development and acquisitions of debt portfolios.  David has extensive contacts across the commercial property market.  

Direct line: 0207 104 5594

Paul Wright
Company Secretary

Paul Wright joined the Nexus team in September 2016 as Chief Legal Counsel & Company Secretary. Paul is a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience gained in private practice and in-house.  Paul has previously been Company Secretary & General Counsel at Taylor Nelson Sofres PLC (now part of WPP PLC), Playtech PLC and Cambian Group PLC and will provide Company Secretarial services to Primary Healthcare Properties PLC.


Andrew Birch MRICS
Head of Portfolio Management

Andrew joined Nexus in February 2007. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors of over 16 years standing and has extensive experience of property management, acquisition, disposal and development throughout the UK for national retailers and in the healthcare sector. He is responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the PHP property portfolio.

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2060

Tim Walker-Arnott BSc FRICS
Advisory Director

Tim joined Nexus in January 2006. He has over 30 years experience as a Chartered Surveyor having worked in Fund Management, Development, Property Financing and Asset Management. He was previously a property director at NHP Plc. Tim is based in the London office.

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2056

Alastair Barlow BSc (Hons) MRICS
Head of Asset Management

Alastair originally joined Nexus in June 2006 on a year long 'sandwich' placement from Sheffield Hallam University. He re-joined in June 2008 after gaining a 2.1 in BSc Business Property Management, and went on to become a Chartered Surveyor in May 2011. Alastair develops and manages in-house development and value enhancement initiatives for PHP PLC.

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2052

Antoinette Bucknor BA (Hons) ACCA
Group Financial Controller

Antoinette joined the Nexus team in October 2015 as Group Financial Controller from a similar position at Redefine International (formerly Wichford). She has a wealth of listed property company experience, and over 17 years of real estate finance experience in both public and private sector property investment, and fund management. Antoinette is a qualified Certified Accountant (ACCA) and holds a BA Honours degree in Accounting and Business Finance.

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2061
Michelle Whitfield BSc (Hons) MRICS
Head of Property Services

Michelle joined Nexus in February 2014. She has over 19 years’ experience as a Chartered Surveyor having worked in national property and asset management for NFU Mutual Insurance Society Ltd and Halfords. The last 14 years have been spent with specialist healthcare developer and investor Prime PLC managing their portfolio of primary care centres. Michelle is based in the Stratford Upon Avon office and is responsible for all aspects of the day to day management of the portfolio and provision of the Nexus Helpdesk.

Direct Dial: 01789 404014

Natina Pickering BA (Hons)
Property Manager

Natina joined Nexus in February 2014, and works with the property management team based in Stratford Upon Avon. Natina’s 12 year experience from a legal background has enabled her to provide dedicated support on all property management and lease related matters. She has worked with Michelle on the day to day management of the Prime portfolio and the Helpdesk for the last 6 years and has recently enrolled on the programme to become an RICS Associate specialising in commercial property management.

Direct Dial: 01789 404012

Edward Chute BSc (Hons)
Property Manager

Ed Joined Nexus in April 2015 having previously worked in the residential sector in the West Midlands area, whilst studying for a Real Estate degree. He made the move into Commercial Property and now works within the Property Management team of Nexus in Stratford Upon Avon. Ed achieved a 2:1 (hons) at Birmingham City University and is now undertaking his APC qualification in order to obtain RICS accreditation and become a Chartered Surveyor. 

Direct Dial: 01789 404013

Steven Rice BSc (Hons) MRICS
Property Manager

Steve joined the Nexus property management team in Stratford Upon Avon in May 2017. He brings over 10 years of experience within healthcare property management having previously worked for Matrix Medical a specialist healthcare developer. Prior to Matrix, he worked as a surveyor within the utility and communications sector.  Steve qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in October 2016 and will be dealing with regional property management matters across the portfolio.

Direct dial: 01789 404016

Claudia Westmacott BSc (Hons) MRICS

Claudia joined Nexus in July 2013, having gained a 2.1 BSc Honours degree in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University. Claudia works within the property department primarily assisting Adam Dalgliesh with the acquisition of properties for the PHP portfolio. She became a qualified Chartered Surveyor in October 2015.

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2062

Martin Dolan MRICS
Property Manager

Martin is a general practice chartered surveyor and joined our Stratford upon Avon office in June 2016.He has years 30 years’ experience dealing with a broad range of commercial property and land situated throughout the UK. He has worked for a variety of major PLCs, private practice  and government bodies including Telford Development Corporation,  GVA, Pemberstone, HSBC  and TUI Group. 

Direct dial: 01789 404 015
Marije Tunnicliffe
Help Desk Co-ordinator

Marije joined Nexus in July 2015, bringing over 15 years’ experience from her customer service background in the leisure, banking and social housing sectors. Her most recent experience as a Help Desk and Contracts Administrator for Orbit Heart of England, brings additional specialist resource to our property management team based in Stratford upon Avon. She now manages the property maintenance Help Desk, liaising with our tenants and contractor supply chain. 

Direct Dial: 01789 404011

Luke Bugden BSc (Hons) MRICS
Asset Manager

Luke joined Nexus in September 2012, having gained an Honours degree in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University, before qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in October 2015. He works within the Asset Management team and delivers value enhancing solutions and property development initiatives for the PHP portfolio. 

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2051

Maria Papadopoulou ACA
Finance Manager

Maria joined Nexus in April 2016. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA) and holds a BSc degree in Mathematics. Maria has previously worked in the audit practice. Maria is the Finance Manager and her responsibilities include the preparation of monthly management accounts, half-year and year-end statutory accounts and on-going cash flow management.

Direct dial: 0207 104 5598

Anna Kandra BA ACCA
Senior Accountant

Anna joined Nexus in July 2014. She is a qualified accountant (ACCA) and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics. She has previously worked for property development and asset management companies. Anna assists with the preparation of statutory accounts, property reporting, financial modelling and forecasting.

Direct Dial: 020 7104 5597

Chantal Du Thoit LLB (Hons)
Assistant Property Manager

Chantal joined Nexus in June 2015 having previously worked for JCDecaux and Cushman & Wakefield. She brought with her 3 years’ experience in property management. Chantal now works in the Property team assisting Andrew Birch with administrative tasks relating to the management of the PHP portfolio. She is currently working towards an RICS APC qualification to become a Chartered Surveyor.

Direct Dial: 0207 104 2055

Minnie Kaur
Property Accountant

Having joined Nexus in June 2016, Minnie brings with her 3 years of experience as a Management Accountant.  She is currently working towards her ACCA and holds a BSc Business Economics degree.  Minnie is now a Property Accountant responsible for PINE and PHP, and provides support to Maria and Anna in their duties. 


Direct Dial: 0207 104 2067



Vivienne McKone
Service Charge and Property Administrator

Vivienne joined Nexus in September 2016 having previously worked for Metropolitan Housing. She brought with her 6 years’ experience in service charge administration and property management. Vivienne now works with the Property Managers on the administration of the service charges and the tasks relating to the management of the PHP portfolio.

Direct Dial: 01789 404010

Hazel Clarke
Sales Ledger Administrator

Hazel joined the Nexus team in January 2016. She has six years experience previously working as a Management Accountant for REIT company, Redefine International. She is AAT qualified. Her main responsibilities are; accounts receivable, banking and credit control.

Direct Dial: 020 7104 2050


Simon Maynard
Assistant Accountant

Simon joined the Nexus team in September 2014, previously working for Haymarket Media Services Ltd. His main responsibilities are; processing invoices, allocating payments and reconciling bank statements. 

Direct Dial: 020 7104 5596

Saoirse Bowe
PA and Team Assistant

Saoirse joined us in July 2016 as PA to Richard Howell and David Austin. She has over 11 years experience in PA/ Coordinator roles, and has worked in a variety of industries for senior management. 

Direct dial: 0207 104 5599

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