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Roger Howson, Chairman Qualifications: Bachelor of Law (Hons), Kings College, London Following a successful early career with British Gas Corporation where he was responsible for major supply contracts to industry and large cross-country pipeline projects, Roger held a number of high-level roles in the engineering and property sectors. He is a former CEO of Miller Buckley Group and of Rosehaugh plc in addition to being former CEO of European Property at Heron International. Roger is also a former Chairman of Rosehaugh Stanhope and of London Regeneration Consortium. Roger has developed a formidable reputation in the development industry and has experience of projects of all scales throughout the globe. Roger instils a strong, no-nonsense work ethic in Manly and in the projects they manage. Previous Experience: 1. Office 2. Retail 3. Residential 4. Leisure 5. Industrial 6. Hotels 7. Education 8. Infrastructure 9. Mixed use 1. Office: Ludgate Circus, London As the Director responsible for the re-development of this 600,000 sq ft project, Roger oversaw the re-generation of this prime area in the heart of London’s financial district, including the development of the City Thameslink subterranean rail station. Reuters Headquarters, London Docklands Again appointed as Director responsible for the project, Roger led a team charged with the development of this prestigious 300,000 sq ft office building. Building over a disused dock, Roger’s team overcame a number of challenges in its construction from the installation of two 40-ton generators on the ninth floor and five 30-foot diameter satellite dishes on the roof. Torres de Colon, Madrid Overseeing the re-development of this Heron International owned office building in the Plaza Colon saw Roger, working closely with architects, Estudio Lamella, managed the complex re-cladding and refurbishment of a building with an unusual, centrally hung construction, while it remained occupied. 9-11 Castellana, Madrid Roger managed the development of this classic Spanish building which saw a complete renovation of the building interior, while retaining the external façade, to create a striking, high quality office building. This building was subsequently sold to Reale Madrid, the Italian Insurance Company. Natwest Bank Headquarters, Madrid Working closely with Natwest and joint venture partners, Bank Marche, Roger was responsible for managing the development of a new office building to accommodate the bank’s Spanish headquarters. Rue de la Science Brussels Management of this complex part refurbishment, part new-build office project with joint venture partners, Société Générale. This building was subsequently let to the European Commission. Placa Pombal, Portugal 7,500 sq m of office for the Portuguese subsidiary of Bancos de Santander. Lyon, France Speculative development of 10,000 sq ft office facility in Lyon, France Koduna, Nigeria Offices for Koduna State Government Dusseldorf, Germany 20,000 sq m office building for the Dusseldorf Municipal planning office. Munich, Germany 25,000 sq m office building let to local power company. Berlin, Germany Renovation of old residential block and change of use to offices, Schluterstrasse. 2. Retail La Vega, Alcobendas Roger acted as development and project manager on this substantial retail and leisure complex on the outskirts of Madrid which comprises 20 restaurants and bars, health club, cinema and family entertainment centre. Working closely with UK developer, THI plc, Roger drew on his substantial experience of working in Spain to assist the client, and UK retailers including Scottish and Newcastle and Holmes Place move into the Spanish market. Trade Route Shopping Centre, Lenasia, South Africa Roger managed the entire development process for the development of this 55,000 sq m retail mall, the first to be built in South Africa in a previously non- white area. Sunderland, UK The Bridges Shopping Centre Cardiff, UK St David’s Shopping Centre, Cardiff 3. Residential Phoenix, Arizona Master planning of a 33,000 acre residential development. Crown Mines, Johannesburg Design and management of residential estate surrounding the existing Crown Mines Golf Course in South Johannesburg. Venezuela, Caraca Apartment blocks London, UK Luxury apartments New York, USA 33 new luxury houses in Riverdale New York, USA Housing complexes from planning to final sale in Orange County. Sydney, Austrailia New apartments 4. Leisure Livingston Golf and Country Club, Scotland The development of a new championship golf course and residential units at this site between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Old Pavilion Hotel and Casino, Durban, South Africa This 83,000 sq m leisure development included a regional casino, five star hotel residential and retail complex overlooking the beach. Roger was responsible for managing the design of the development. Redditch Golf and Country Club, Worcestershire New championship course, clubhouse, dormi house and other leisure facilities together with 35 new exclusive homes. Bridgetown, Barbados Planning and construction of Durrants Golf Course. Preston, UK New golf course and country club at Ingol with surrounding residential development. Berlin, Germany Planning of leisure facility at Brandenberg Park. Algarve, Portugal Golf development, including work at Villamura, val de Lobo and Quinta de Lago. Malaysia Golf course and attendant development for the Yang di Portman of Negeri Sembilou. Australia Various health club developments for Valentine Health Clubs, Australia Alcobendas, Spain Development and Project Manager for a £10m retail and leisure complex. 5. Industrial Mainz, Germany Warehouse Park, 25,000 sq m business park, Mainz, Germany Trowbridge and Witney, UK 6. Hotels Atlantic City, New Jersey Management of the design process for refurbishment of two hotels and construction of a new casino. Melia Aparthotel, London Glitter Bay, Barbados Construction of a hotel and resort comprising 150 rooms and attendant facilities. 7. Education College for Koduna State Government, Koduna, Northern Nigeria. 8. Infrastructure Port Harcourt, Nigeria This major development project comprised the development of a major road building scheme with an entirely new town in the Rivers State in the South of the country. Onne, Western Nigeria Report on development of oil services terminal. Midsummer Norton, Somerset, UK Flood relief tunnel Immingham, UK Dock walls. 9. Mixed use Braankamp, Portugal This complex project included the renovation of a classic Portuguese building to form a mixed use site incorporating ground floor retail units and residential accommodation and commercial offices on upper floors. Singapore Mixed development close to Pacific Highway, near the airport.
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