London Square is part of Aldar Properties, the leading real estate developer, investor, and manager in the UAE.
London Square and Aldar have a shared vision and approach to creating world-class developments, anchored in high quality design, sustainability, and customer service excellence. Working together the companies provide two-way benefits, delivering a positive impact for communities and bringing new opportunities to the customers each company serves.
London Square and Aldar are a complementary fit, with both entities’ businesses highly compatible on several fronts including robust governance, corporate culture, development quality and brand reputation. London Square’s seasoned management team and well-established industry relationships, together with its strong commitment to sustainability, customer-centricity and shared values further reinforce the compatibility and synergy with Aldar.
Founder and Chief Executive
At the height of the recession in 2010, former Barratt regional chairman Adam Lawrence identified a clear opportunity for a well-capitalised developer to maximise the potential of the London residential property market – and launched London Square.
With over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Adam provides astute and agile leadership to a team of more than 180 staff, with land, construction, production and sales and marketing divisions working from its headquarters in West London.
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.
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.
Group Chief Executive Officer at Aldar Properties. Under his leadership, Aldar has bolstered its presence by expanding its geographic footprint outside of Abu Dhabi to the neighbouring emirates of Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, and internationally to Egypt. The company currently holds a diversified recurring income portfolio worth over USD 9 billion, an ongoing development backlog of over USD 20 billion between owned and managed projects, in addition to a 70 million sqm strategic landbank. Talal serves on the boards of numerous companies, including Abu Dhabi Transport Company, Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Miral Asset Management, “Ethara” and “Sandooq Al Watan” – the UAE’s national fund focused on social contribution. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi and serves on the boards of a number of Aldar subsidiaries as, Chairman of SODIC - the leading lifestyle developer in Egypt, Chairman of Aldar Estates and Vice-Chairman of Aldar Education.
Group Chief Financial and Sustainability Officer at Aldar Properties, responsible for a broad remit that covers finance, corporate finance, investor relations, treasury, group digital services, and sustainability. He also sits across the group’s various executive management committees and boards. Prior to his current role, Faisal served as Chief Financial Officer of Aldar Investment, Aldar’s core asset management business, which includes Aldar Investment Properties, Aldar Education, Aldar Hospitality, and Principal Investments. A seasoned finance and investment professional, Faisal has held several senior roles working for sovereign wealth funds and public companies such as Mubadala Investment Company and Emaar Properties. His experience includes M&A and asset management having deployed capital across the US and Europe as Vice President of Global Real Estate Investments at Mubadala Investment Company.
Chief Executive Officer at Aldar Development, responsible for all development activities across the company. Throughout his 30+ years in the global real estate industry, Jonathan has held senior positions at leading developers including UK Managing Director at Hammerson, Managing Director of Development and Communities at Majid Al Futtaim and most recently at Lendlease, a multinational construction, property and infrastructure company, where he was both CEO of the firm’s global residential practice and Managing Director of Property for Europe, and prior to that he was their Managing Director of Development for Australia.
David Dudley is the Chief Partnerships and Investments Officer at Aldar Development and is responsible for executing and managing development partnerships, including joint ventures, public-private partnerships, land acquisition, and corporate acquisitions. Dudley also plays a key role in the development and implementation of Aldar Development’s strategy for international expansion and asset class diversification. Dudley has over 25 years of global experience in real estate advisory, development management, asset management, and transactions. Prior to joining Aldar, he held senior positions at JLL, including Director of Operations and Head of Abu Dhabi, KSA, and Egypt, and prior to that, he held senior roles with JLL in Hong Kong, Asia, Russia, and the UK. Dudley holds a BSc (Hons) in urban land economics from Sheffield Hallam University. He serves as a board member for various Aldar Development Partnerships.