Grosvenor's McWilliam on how property developers can rebuild public trust


Following some public backlash to the proposed demolition of the Cundy Street flats and Walden House in Belgravia, Craig McWilliam, Chief Executive of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, sets out the case for rebuilding trust and forging a better public debate about large-scale property development.

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Craig McWilliam

Chief Executive at Grosvenor

Craig has overall responsibility for the Grosvenor Britain & Ireland business, which owns and manages the London Estate in Mayfair and Belgravia as well as having development projects elsewhere in London and the UK. He was appointed to the Grosvenor Britain & Ireland Board in 2010. In 2013 he became the Executive Director responsible for the London estate, having previously had charge of all development activities off the London estate. Prior to joining Grosvenor he was a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group. Craig is the Chair of the Westminster Property Association, Vice Chair of the West End Partnership, a Member of the Governing Body of the University of Greenwich, Policy Committee Member at the British Property Federation and Urban Group Chair of the Estates Business Group (and Chair designate for the Estates Business Group as a whole). Craig was educated at St John’s College, Cambridge University (MA Land Economy 1993) Craig is a Fellow of the RICS and is a William Pitt Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

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