Corporate Services

Mickey Arora
Mickey AroraChief Executive Officer
Formerly CEO of MMS Group Holdings. He led the buyout of MMS International from Standard & Poors and subsequent sale to Informa Plc. Prior he was the Director of Business & Marketing at Dow Jones and held senior positions at Bridge Information systems, Cognotec, Digital Equipment Company. Mickey graduated from Manchester University in Computer Science and holds an MBA in Corporate Finance & International Marketing.
Michael Walters
Michael WaltersChief Financial Officer
Before joining Fin-Ex in 2017, Michael was Senior Audit Manager Accounting at Wilder Coe 1995-2000, left to join Tele2 UK which he built up with the management team to sell to Carphone Warehouse in 2006.

Since then he has been FD at Challenger Limited, where he oversaw the activities of financial investment vehicles, asset managers for 6 years. Most recently he was at Fidelity Worldwide and then has been a consultant to Knight Frank Executive Board.

Michael is very hands on and technical and qualified Chartered Accountant

Richard J. Barton
Richard J. BartonChief Technology Officer
Richard graduated in Computer and Communications Engineering from Farleigh Dickinson University and Darden Business School, University of Virginia. Richard began at Commodity Quotations Inc as VP of Technology. At Standard & Poor’s he was CTO of Comstock. He became responsible for global strategic planning, s/w development, web services, operations of editorial and analytical platforms. Successfully delivering new common web hosting platform for all S&P web sites and a common content authoring platform for all equity, forex and fixed income services. Richard joined the MMS buyout team as CTO, where he led the global technology planning to create the MMS’s technology platform, infrastructure and new product development strategy.
Patrick MacPhail
Patrick MacPhailGroup Marketing Manager
Having originally trained in Archaeology, Patrick started his career running a Russian British business magazine which lead him to spend time living in Moscow. He returned to the UK in 2012 to work with Grange Hotels honing his digital marketing skills specialising in social media and online reputation. From there he took up a role with Audley Retirement leading their digital marketing efforts. Patrick has a strong strategic and analytical approach to digital marketing, striving for an integrated digital channels approach driving acquisitions into the sales funnel. When he is not doing clever digital things Patrick enjoys fencing, spending time with the family, and fine food and wine.

Property Development Team

Bob Lall
Bob LallProperty Project Manager
Bob joined Fin-Ex in 2012, in the property development team specialising in Carpentry, joinery, and Home Automation. Bob was promoted to project manager in 2014. Bob’s team looks after the property renovation, maintenance, project planning, procurement, construction design, managing external contractors. Bob has created a team where nearly all the skills are in house. This leads to robust, high quality finishes, which are not found with external contractors! Prior to Fin-Ex Bob was Contract Supervisor for Theromo Felt, looking after the contract of all the internal walls at Heathrow Terminal 5. Bob Graduated in Construction Management in 2001, and has over 15 years of experience.

Property Lawyers

Adam KeebleDKLM LLP
www.dklm.co.uk

Property Fund

Karen JonesFirst Names Group
www.firstnames.com

Architect

Gurj BahraAlan Camp Architects
www.alancamp.com

Designer

Debbie HatchwellXanadu Interiors Ltd
www.xanaduinteriors.com

Asset Management Team

Simon Sabonaitis
Simon SabonaitisGeneral Manager
Simon has over 10 years experience in travel and serviced apartment management sector. As part of his personal development Simon spent some time in Singapore where he was involved in numerous training in managing core business functions.

Prior to joining The Harrington Collection, Simon ran his own business specialising in serviced apartment booking and management services.

Simon’s main goal is to standardise the services throughout The Harrington Collection portfolio and to create highly motivated self managed teams that always exceed our guests’ expectations. Also to be highly involved in any upcoming projects and expansion plans of the company.

In his free time he enjoys travelling, playing basketball and cooking for friends.

Robert Somner
Robert SomnerSales Director
Robert joined The Harrington Collection with over a decade in the hospitality industry with various roles across operations and sales. Having trained in hospitality management he spent 5 years in operations but realised that his skills laid in sales. Rising quickly through the ranks of corporate sales, Robert has won multi-million pound contracts for the hotels he has worked for and established a strong relationship with many corporate clients.

By making the decision to move from the hotel industry to the serviced apartment industry, Robert is relishing the challenge of combining his knowledge and that of The Harrington Collection to lead and develop a new sales strategy that will become industry leading.

Savio Colaco
Savio ColacoFront of House Manager
Natalia Bernsteine
Natalia BernsteineGuest Relations Manager
Over 10 years’ experience in Guest Relations and VIP Guest Relations in the 5 star hospitality sector, at The Hyatt Group and The Baglioni Hotel Group. Managing Teams to deliver highly personalized guest services, which exceed expectations. Participated in launching the VIP Guest Relations Department at The Baglioni Hotel London.
At The Harrington Natalia has created the Guest Relations department which ensures a high level of guest/tenant satisfaction throughout all the buildings.
Chiara Ravazzolo
Chiara RavazzoloSenior Receptionist
Marketa Brancikova
Marketa BrancikovaReception Team
Monica Caloenescu
Monica CaloenescuHousekeeping Manager
Melinda Tiron
Melinda TironHousekeeping Manager
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Premila Patel
Premila PatelFinance Manager
David Purcell
David PurcellFinance Manager
Leena Bajaj
Leena BajajRevenue Manager
Gianluca Pacilio
Gianluca PacilioWeb Designer

Wellbeing Team

Joanna
Joanna
Judit
Judit
Gordon
Gordon
Victoria
Victoria
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Rita
Rita

4CAST Management Team

Andrew Buckle
Andrew BuckleManaging Director
Andrew has over ten years of experience in the independent research sector. Prior to becoming Managing Director, Andrew was Head of Bonds and Credit after joining 4CAST in 2011 to create and grow a European credit offering. Andrew was previously a Senior Credit Analyst at Informa Global Markets and Strategy Consultant at Deloitte Consulting. He holds an MSc in Economics from the LSE, where he also studied for his undergraduate degree in Economics.
Paul Bednarczyk
Paul BednarczykHead of Research
Paul Bednarczyk is 4CAST’s Head of Research and has been with the company from just a year after it was founded. His specialty is G20 FX, using skills developed over nearly twenty years trading for Hill Samuel, Credit Lyonnais and NationsBank. He was particularly successful in trading ERM realignments, a skill that could yet make a return.
Will Gulcher
Will GulcherHead of IT
Originally from South Africa, Will joined 4CAST in 2010 with over 15 years experience within the IT and design industries and became Head of IT in 2013. Even though Will specialises in IT, but has a keen eye for detail and a passion for design and is the lead designer for everything that is “4CAST”. Prior to joining 4CAST, he was previously a Senior Systems Administrator at ABSA Corporate Merchant Bank in South Africa.
Joe Rowe
Joe RoweFinancial Controller
Before joining Fin-Ex in January 2015 Joe trained as an accountant within a London based accountancy and audit practice, working as part of the external audit team for a wide variety of clients including a privately owned London hotel group and an international fashion retailer. After qualifying as a chartered accountant Joe worked as an audit supervisor in practice before making the change to industry. In September 2015 Joe was promoted from Finance Manager to Financial Controller of The Harrington Residences. Joe graduated top in his class from York University with a first class degree in physics.
Adi Prnjavorac
Adi PrnjavoracHead of Sales
Adi joined the 4CAST sales team in 2011 and was promoted to Head of Sales in 2014. Adi’s detailed attention to his clients’ requirements and enthusiasm marked him out as the ideal person to lead the sales team and ensured that he would continue to place our clients’ needs at the very heart of our approach. As a linguist and having worked in Singapore and New York, Adi understands the different cultures represented in 4Cast’s global customer base. Adi holds a Masters in Business Economics from University of Amsterdam and Bocconi University.
Joe Bedford
Joe BedfordLegal Partner
Joe trained and worked in London and joined Stevens & Bolton LLP in 2000. He became a partner in 2007.

Joe advises on a wide range of corporate and finance transactions, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, structuring, restructuring, sponsor backed transactions, banking and corporate, structured and investment finance. Joe regularly acts for leading UK and European banks, public and private corporates and owner managed businesses.