About Us

The Team

Michael Ingall

Chief Executive

Featured in the Sunday Times Debretts top 500 most influential people, Allied London’s CEO Michael Ingall plays a fundamental role in the nation’s property market and in particular, city centre redevelopment.

Michael Ingall has over 30 years corporate and real estate development experience, and is one of the founders and principal owners of the new Allied London, taking the business private in 2000. With the help of a dedicated and experienced team, Michael has created one of the UK’s most successful private real estate companies.

Michael’s ability to blend vision with technical and financial skills has established Allied London as a leader and authority in the area of complex city centre redevelopment.

Michael is a qualified chartered surveyor and is a Fellow of Royal Institute of British Architects. He has over 60 industry awards and was given the accolade of Developer of the Decade in 2000 by Property Week.

Freddie Graham-Watson

Group Finance Director

Freddie Graham-Watson is an innovative and highly experienced finance expert with overall financial responsibility for the Allied London portfolio. Freddie brings extensive property industry experience in investment and development financings, interest rate hedging strategies and structuring property transactions, including, corporate partnerships, unit trusts and other joint ventures, both on and offshore. He joined Allied London in 1990 after working at KPMG and Development Securities (formerly known as Clayform Properties) and has been instrumental in driving the company forward to becoming the award-winning developer.

Freddie holds a law degree from Cambridge University, is a Member of the Institute of Taxation and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Suresh Gorasia

Chief Operating Officer

Suresh Gorasia has 18 years of experience in all aspects of property finance, financial management and real estate transactions and corporately leads all aspects of Allied London’s operational activities. Suresh has extensive knowledge of financial management and control with a particular focus on the property industry, using this experience to lead the overarching operational strategy and delivery for Allied London.

Suresh trained with KPMG and has worked for Manchester Airport Group as property finance director, during the acquisition of Stansted Airport and setup of the Airport City Joint Venture. He has held various responsibilities both with Allied London and numerous high profile organisations, which have included funding management and reporting, investment reviews, cost control and banking.

Suresh holds a first class honours degree in civil and structural engineering from the University of Manchester and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Grant Jarvie

Allied London Development Management

Managing Director

Grant Jarvie is a professional project manager and architectural technician. Grant is highly experienced in the management of construction projects throughout the UK across many sectors including commercial, retail, healthcare, education and residential, with specialisms in fast-track delivery and project recovery.

He has worked on a number of high-profile projects, such as the sensitive conservation of the Grade 1 Listed Britannia Panopticon Theatre in Glasgow and the take-over and renovation of Orpington Hospital for King’s College NHS Foundation Trust within an exceptionally demanding 14 week programme. He has also completed complex works packages with careful phasing and sequential handovers. He is accomplished in fast-track projects, including the design of a new three storey MRI facility and cardiac operating theatre from concept through procurement to construction commencement in just 11 weeks.

Grant has an undergraduate degree in architecture and history and is a Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM).

Jonathan Raine

Director of Corporate

Jonathan Raine is a director of Allied London and has responsibility for corporate affairs, strategic relationships and special projects across the group’s business in Manchester, Leeds and London. His work covers the whole of Allied London’s asset management and acquisition strategies, specialising in corporate analysis, transaction modelling and project management.

Jonathan has 14 years’ experience in corporate finance, UK and European property, and has previously held a number of roles within Tier 1 investment banks. He joined Allied London in 2009 from the RBS Real Estate Structured Finance team.

Jonathan holds a Master of Mathematics degree from the University of Warwick and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Graham Skinner

Development Director

Graham Skinner brings 30 years of experience to his role of development director at Allied London. Since qualifying at Gleeds in 1986 Graham has held various construction roles both nationally and internationally with some of the largest companies in the property industry.

Graham worked for the Executive of Westfield in Australia, responsible for feasibility and cost/value studies. Returning to the UK he joined Amec Developments running their complex and large scale strategic projects and drove the development of residential/mixed-use schemes within Manchester’s Northern Quarter as a Director of Ician.

Graham brings an exceptional mixed skillset within contracting, strategic planning and delivery of buildings, public realm and civil engineering coupled with the project management of large scale developments and relationships with partners, tenants and funds.

Graham holds a Bachelor of Science degree and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Stuart Lyell

Managing Director, Pelham Holdings

Stuart’s varied work and directorships within the property and construction sector comprise nearly 40 years of industry experience, beginning as an investment manager at Richard Ellis, progressing to lead Allied London’s development programme as managing director of Allied London Development Management Ltd. Stuart’s current role is managing director of Pelham Holdings where he leads investor and main board director responsibilities at the Allied London group of companies.

Stuart has an honours degree in land management from the University of Reading and is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. His roles to date have involved the successful delivery of world-class commercial property development projects and assets in excess of £2bn. He has extensive knowledge of land and property matters, in both residential and commercial sectors and brings a wealth of experience in successfully delivering and sustaining complex multi-use projects.

At a corporate level, Stuart’s particular focus is on creating value through the promotion and development of strategic land assets through Pelham Homes.  Pelham Homes has been an active residential promoter and developer for over 40 years, delivering large scale housing schemes totalling more than 20,000 homes in the South and East of England. The most recent promotion in Norfolk achieved planning consent for 1,200 homes and a further phase for 6,500 homes is underway.