Bradford Chamber President
Nick Garthwaite, Christeyns UK
Leeds Chamber President
Gerald Jennings, GRJ Properties Ltd
Gerald runs GRJ Properties having recently left his role at Land Securities as Retail Portfolio Director.
Gerald and his team were responsible for city centre retail assets in Leeds and Cardiff. In Leeds Land Securities owns and manages the flagship centres, White Rose and Trinity Leeds, the city’s first 1 million ft² regional shopping and leisure destination, which opened in Spring 2013. In Cardiff the St David’s Centre extends to 1.4 million ft² and dominates retail in the Welsh capital.
Gerald is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has worked in the retail property sector for over 25 years. He joined Land Securities in 1999 after spending 14 years with the Burton Group now known as Arcadia.
York Chamber President
Bridget Davies, Minster FM