Meet The Team

Duncan Ford

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Managing Director

Prior to founding Perseus Land & Developments, Duncan was Development Director and Head of Healthcare at another property development company, where he managed a team of six people and oversaw the acquisition of over 45 sites for the development of healthcare uses from a standing start in little over six years. He has been responsible for masterminding some of the most significant multi-site development deals in the sector. Duncan has also led development projects in the housing, retail, leisure and business space sectors, in client-side development and project manager roles. This blend of skills are what underpins the whole team.

Tom Duck


Construction Director

Tom is a chartered Project Manager and joined Perseus in 2020 following 5 years working with a best in class care home developer and operator on projects in London and across the South. Tom brings 20 years construction project management experience and will be overseeing the technical due diligence work at site acquisition stage and then managing the development build outs for Perseus.

Holly Pullinger


Senior Development Manager

Holly is a Chartered Surveyor and has over 5 years’ experience in the real estate sector, focusing on development, investment and asset management in care homes, GP surgeries and retirement living. Holly joined Perseus in December 2019 and is working on new acquisitions and the delivery of development projects.

Bob Shattock



Bob is a Chartered Town Planner and Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience of acquisitions, disposals and planning across the commercial, residential and mixed-use sectors.  Having commenced his career with a leading national housebuilder he has subsequently held senior positions at leading global property services firms.  In the last 3 years at Regional Development Director level he acquired and disposed of 35+ development opportunities, amounting to a land value in excess of £250m across south east England.

Peter Brecknell


Peter joined Perseus in June 2019 and has over 30 years experience within the commercial property market having successfully acted on behalf of numerous major, national and international occupiers, developers and funds throughout the UK.

Steve Chambers


Steve has over 30 years’ experience in commercial and corporate banking and has strong personal relationships with senior executives at a significant number of traditional and new debt providers.  He is a Director of Barwood Capital and a member of the Board of Perseus.

Joanna Greenslade


Jo is a Chartered Accountant and has over 20 years experience in investment, financial and corporate management.  Jo’s strengths lie in strategic and financial analysis and control, and she believes strongly in open and transparent communication.  She is Director of Strategy and Funding at Barwood Capital and a member of the Board of Perseus.

Hitesh Patel

Financial Controller

Hitesh is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has an MBA in Business Administration and over 15 years of financial management and commercial accounting experience.

Hayley Gordge

Marketing Manager

Hayley has over 15 years administration experience and she has worked in a marketing environment for the last 3 years.  She manages and co-ordinates all branding and marketing activities for Perseus.

Heather Pretty

Administration Support

Heather provides full administration support to Perseus.