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Mr Darryll Minton - Director

Darryll is an entrepreneur who offers a wealth of experience and knowledge within the marketing and brand development industries. He has played an integral part in building two successful marketing companies in the past 8 years. Having moved into marketing at the age of 23, his underlying passion for property is reflected in the various small scale personal refurbishment projects that he has undertaken in and around his local area of West Sussex.

Mr Satnam Talwar- Director

Satnam is a senior solicitor and partner at Milestone Solicitors who has been specialising in litigation since 1999. He primarily focuses on commercial and residential property litigation. Satnam has also been a panel solicitor for many insurers during past employment posts. Education: LLM (Hons) - University of North London LLB (Hons) - Staffordshire University Legal Practice Course - BPP London. Satnam is bilingual – he speaks both English and Punjabi fluently.

Mr Clive Minton- Director

Clive boasts over 45 years in the property sector, he has worked the entire spectrum of property projects - from a sympathetic restoration of Arundel Castle and Cathedral to the project management of Limister and St. George’s church’s as well as the Restoration of Zion within London’s prestigious Covent Garden.

Clive successfully won the tender for completing all works for Worthing Council which he retained for 15 years. These works included the local police station, fire stations and hostels. He also completed the works on GlaxoSmithKline’s Worthing site where he was stationed for a 6-year period.

Clive has more recently built and oversees a team that focuses on small to medium-scale development sites that require conversion, as well as refurbishments and construction work. His wide spectrum of understanding of the property market will allow him to project manage development sites for APAC whilst also providing a set of experienced eyes and ears to assess project feasibility to maximise the Company’s profit.

David Davidson - Board Member

David brings the wealth of experience in the construction industry. He is a former member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), David has been involved in various elements of the construction industry, including the provision of specialist consultancy services, acting as a main contractor, acquiring land, and the funding and management of his own development projects.

David has attended the prestigious Leadership Trust Centre and has also trained with Anderson Consulting in the field of Business Process Re-engineering. David has held senior positions with contracting companies ranging from small enterprises to multinational PLCs where he served at board level and as a Chief Quantity Surveyor. This gives him profound insight into the mechanics of APAC’s industry and its financial strategies.

During the 2008 financial crisis David found ways to commercially organise and leverage his pension funds to work around the inability (or unwillingness) of the banks to provide funding. Therein was born a second career in the world of finance. Having entered the pension markets David also has experience in the setting up of both SICAV and hedge fund offshore structures. These dual qualifications give David an almost unique perspective and understanding of the industry and enables him to make a significant contribution to the Board.

Gill Strachan MBE - Board Member

Gill was awarded her MBE in 2005, for her pioneering work establishing the first Family Intervention Service in the UK. This led to an invitation to join the “Respect Task Force” as Assistant Director within the Home Office, where she led the delivery and had oversight of the Prime Minister’s commitment in the “Respect Action Plan,” to roll out Family Intervention services to 50 local authorities in England. Following this success, Gill played a critical role in securing the government’s investment of over £80m to roll out a national “Think Family” programme, which included the expansion of family Intervention services across every local authority in England.

In her position, she has advised and supported ministers and has ensured that delivery commitments were fully achieved. She has liaised directly with the Prime Minister to ensure support for the commitments needed to achieve optimised outcomes.

Gill was also integral to the roll out of the government’s £14M Housing Challenge Fund, during which she advised on the development of residential provision from inception to completion, providing advice on budgeting, personnel and specification, to ensure models of delivery met requirements.

Gill successfully ensured that all projects were completed within the time frame and budgetary constraints. It is this sector experience, knowledge and responsibility, together with her occupation of amongst the most influential management positions in the country (together with her senior network of contacts built up along the way) that make Gill an ideal addition to the APAC board.

Perhaps most importantly, it is Gill’s concern to only be involved in operations that have a thoroughly ethical core.

Daniel Devlin – Board Member

Daniel holds an MSc in Finance and Investment from the University of Exeter and a bachelor’s degree in Financial Economics from the University of Kent. Having worked at Capstone Investment Advisors, Daniel has a good understanding of private equity and large-scale project management.

Matthew Brett-Chaponnel - Acquisition Consultant

Matthew has been active in the London & South East property market for over 25 years specialising in the acquisition and resale of land and property exceeding £100m. Further to a successful career as a main board director of a regional house builder he worked with the renowned property entrepreneur Jon Hunt (founder of Foxtons) acquiring development opportunities in London and the Home Counties, in 2015 Matthew set up Classicus Estates focusing on the acquisition and promotion of strategic land and mixed-use development opportunities as well as working as an equity partner with many leading PLC developers on larger-scale regeneration projects