Our People

Meet the team

Meet the Team

London Square combines the agility and ambition of a young company with the pedigree and track record of a more established player.

We are proud to challenge convention and to leverage our ability to take advantage of opportunities on behalf of our customers. In the highly competitive London property market, speed is everything. We are a responsive, dynamic and decisive team who have come together to create London Square.

Adam Lawrence Chief Executive

Adam Lawrence

Chief Executive

Following a 15-year career at Barratt Developments, where he rose from Sales Manager to Regional Chairman, he oversaw the creation of around 3,000 new homes each year with sales of almost £800 million per annum. Adam founded London Square in 2010, and remains the driving force behind the continued success of the company.

Mark Pain Non-Executive Chairman

Mark Pain

Non-Executive Chairman

Formerly CFO of Barratt developments Plc, and a Group Board Director at Abbey National, Mark’s experience spans the property, Finance and consumer sectors. Mark is Chairman of Empiric student property Plc, Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of Yorkshire Building Society and a Non Executive Director of AXA UK ltd.

Stephen Casey Non-Executive Director

Stephen Casey

Non-Executive Director

Having spent a career-defining 40 years with Fairview New Homes PLC, Stephen is a doyen of the property industry and one of its most respected figures. Progressing through sales to become Managing Director in 1997, he served as Executive Chairman from April 2009 until his retirement in 2010.

Scott Brown Chief Financial Officer

Scott Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for all aspects of financial governance, Scott has an outstanding track record. With over 25 years’ experience he has managed over £2 billion of debt and equity transactions, in addition to working at board level for a wide variety of companies across industries including technology, healthcare and financial services.

Mark Evans Chief Operating Officer

Mark Evans

Chief Operating Officer

Responsible for the development and implementation of future strategy for all areas of production, delivery and sales. With more than 25 years’ experience in the property industry, Mark began his career as a quantity surveyor. He progressed to partner and director level roles at Turner & Townsend and Berkeley Homes, then joined Shanly Homes as a regional MD in 2006 before becoming Residential Managing Director.

Andy Maciejewski Group Construction Director

Andy Maciejewski

Group Construction Director

Andy is responsible for construction, quality control and customer care across all London Square developments, ensuring a first class experience for each customer throughout their journey. Following a 24-year career at Barratt Developments,  he has been involved with a range of significant projects in London including Visage in Swiss Cottage and the Stonegrove Estate in Edgware.

Mark Smith Group Development Director

Mark Smith

Group Development Director

With over 25 years’ experience in the property industry spanning construction, technical and development roles, Mark champions innovative planning and design solutions for all London Square sites. He joined as a founding director in 2010 having previously been responsible for numerous award-winning schemes at Barratt West London.

Steve Hudson Group Commercial Director

Steve Hudson

Group Commercial Director

Formerly Commercial Director at Barratt North London, Steve has over 25 years’ experience with a strong track record of delivering award-winning developments to budget in London and the home counties.

Jo McDonagh Group Sales & Marketing Director

Jo McDonagh

Group Sales & Marketing Director

Responsible for creating and delivering an exciting and highly focused sales and marketing strategy, leading the sales teams across the company’s diverse range of developments in Greater London, and leveraging and building the profile of the distinctive London Square brand.  Jo was formerly Regional Sales Director and Group Residential Marketing Lead for Shanly Homes for 11 years, covering schemes in London, Surrey and Sussex, with previous experience working for housebuilders and in land and new homes agency roles.

Dave Kierney Finance Director

Dave Kierney

Finance Director

A Chartered Accountant with over 16 years’ experience, Dave Kierney joined London Square in 2014 to establish the Financial Planning and Analysis Team. Promoted to Financial Director in 2021, Dave is responsible for financial forecasting and reporting, working closely with the operational team to ensure business objectives are met and compliance is maintained at every level of the business.

Adam Burney Investment Director

Adam Burney

Investment Director

Adam is responsible for sourcing development and investment opportunities, including build to rent. He joined London Square after 16 years at Knight Frank, where he progressed through residential development and commercial investments teams to become a Partner in the Residential Development & Investment department, specialising in the design and development of build to rent and sourcing development and investment opportunities across the UK and Europe.

Matt Phillips Technical Director

Matt Phillips

Technical Director

Matt has been with London Square since it was founded in 2010 and has progressed through the company, with this latest promotion to Technical Director. He is responsible for ensuring consistent, robust technical design across all developments in the London Square portfolio. With over 19 years’ experience working across a wide range of diverse, technically challenging London developments, with Crest Nicholson, Taylor Woodrow and Barratt London, Matt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role.

Daren Nathan Partnerships Director

Daren Nathan

Partnerships Director

Daren Nathan is responsible for building London Square’s strategic partnerships with housing associations, local authorities and government agencies, forging relationships to help housing providers and public bodies to maximise the value from their assets through residential development and also to help local authorities to generate cross-subsidy funding to provide much-needed new homes.

Barbara Richardson Managing Director, Square Roots

Barbara Richardson

Managing Director, Square Roots

With over 25 years’ experience in the regeneration and affordable sector, Barbara is driving forward plans for shared ownership and affordable homes. A chartered surveyor, she joined London Square from the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, where she was MD of the council’s property company. Before that, Barbara was MD at Lampton 360 Ltd, where she set up development and investment companies to deliver housing in the London Borough of Hounslow. She has also had director level roles at Savills and Berkeley First.

From its launch in 2010, London Square has created thousands of award-winning homes across the capital, transforming derelict and neglected areas and tackling complex, dormant sites where others had failed