Imagine having access to a team of experts, helping you to overcome your challenges and providing you with a blueprint for achieving a more successful future. Our 2019 programme introduces you to an incredible network of remarkable individuals. You will enjoy interactive workshops with expert business coaches and have an opportunity to interact with some of the Property Academy’s Trusted Advisors.

Expert Business Coaches

Steve Rawling

Grab people’s attention and make sure your message gets heard above the noise.

Steve is an ex-BBC journalist, author and communication expert who reckons he has told over 20,000 stories in his career in one of the BBC’s busiest newsrooms.

He can walk into any situation, speak to any person and come away with a story about them that makes sense to the widest possible audience.

David Smith

Understand the link between bad leadership behaviour and the health and performance of your workforce.

David has over 35 years corporate experience of change management and he was instrumental in the transformation of Asda from a bankrupt, broken business to a highly successful retailer. David and his team led many of the changes which created a highly productive performance based culture, and laid the foundations for commercial success.

Andy Davison

Move beyond your traditional boundaries is to discover new untapped demand.

Andy is a specialist in Blue Ocean Strategy, leadership and organisational change. He consults charitable and business organisations, and teaches senior executives and facilitating boards and other leadership teams. Over the 30 years of his professional life, he has advised or taught over 600 Chief Executives, and is a regular boardroom and public speaker.

Ivan McKeever

Learn the “8 Key Drivers” of company value to supercharge the value of your business.

Ivan combines his personal experiences and observation with research conducted across 17,000 UK and USA businesses and renowned experts. He has significant operational, corporate governance and fund raising expertise and has led large and small businesses through turnaround, growth and exit stage.

Ken Allison

Protect your business whilst staying compliant in an inclusive environment.

Ken uses his understanding of managing businesses to show managers what they ‘can do’ rather than what they ‘cannot do’. He combines a background in line management, corporate HR and personnel, and seven years as Head of HR Consulting for a major law firm, to deliver practical solutions that improve performance.

Chris Paton

Understand the difference between a strategy and a plan and how to link the two for maximum effect.

Chris is a strategy, planning and change specialist who implements higher performance in a wide range of organisations. He is one of the UK’s premier exponents of wargaming and was contracted by Shell to wargame their plans for decommissioning oil platforms in the North Sea. He has also provided wargames for the NHS, Waitrose, Co-op and other corporates.

Robbie Anderson

Manage your inner chimp using this incredibly powerful mind management model and become a happier and healthier person.

Robbie is a British Psychological Society (BPS) Member Status Psychologist and has consulted with Professor Steve Peters for over a decade. Robbie believes that people have huge potential and demonstrates a real passion for helping them to unlock their talent, improve their performance and to achieve successful outcomes in extremely challenging environments.

Pete Wilkinson

Create a world-class One Page Action Plan and maximise your effectiveness every day.

Pete helps CEOs, senior managers and teams create an achievable business action plan to hit targets and reach goals. He is massively passionate about professional people achieving their potential and spends his time business coaching and supporting Chief Executives and Managing Directors in a range of businesses.

Glen Daley

Learn what you should be measuring in your business and how to track and predict performance.

Glen is an established business strategy speaker with an engaging and motivational presentation style. Following a 20 year career in the financial services industry which embraced sales, sales management, project and change management experience. Glen has spent more than a decade working as an independent consultant in the areas of leadership and organisational development.

Mark Robb

Maximise engagement and get people to bring their best self to work.

Mark’s passion is helping individuals and teams to become the best version of themselves, underpinned by the belief that outstanding organisational performance is the key to supporting individuals to reach their potential. Specialising in increasing human and organisational performance, Mark has extensive experience creating and delivering leadership development and change management solutions.

Rob Whitaker
Discover a fresh approach to prospecting that will make your sales activity more effective.

With 25 years’ experience in selling and managing sales teams, Rob is a top sales performer. He has re-engineered sales, creating a new management process, new forecasting and measurement tools & new selling approaches. He works at board level with firms across many different sectors due to a track record of quadrupling performance.

Roger Martin Fagg
More accurately assess the risks and opportunities for you and your business.

Roger is the authority when it comes to successfully predicting the impact of economic trends on UK industry sectors. He is hugely influential and in high demand, working with the CEOs of several leading global corporations. He has written more than 12 articles for Harvard Business Review, writes regular columns and blogs for The Washington Post and The Financial Times, is Director of the AIC Institute for Corporate Citizenship and sits on the board of Thomson Reuters.

Elizabeth Mills
Stop spending your limited time dealing with employee issues and start unlocking the potential of your best people.

Elizabeth is a highly esteemed HR professional, trainer and speaker. She delivers consultancy services to over 200 SME business owners, turning their businesses around and supporting them to grow and achieve great success through the performance of their people.

Richard Mullender
Be more persuasive and get more of what you want.

Richard is former lead trainer at the National Hostage and Crisis Negotiation Unit, Scotland Yard. He has successfully negotiated the release of hostages from the Taliban in Afghanistan and saved countless lives, responding to the 200 or more suicide incidents that are reported in London each year.

Industry Leaders and Legends

Peter Knight
Identify and master the issues that are stopping you from realising your potential.

Former MD of Jackson Property Services, Peter spearheaded the agency’s growth from 3 to 34 branches and then to 125 branches, following its sale to Halifax Property Services. He went on to become an award-winning speaker, author of best-selling business book, the Highly Effective Marketing Plan and in-demand estate agency business coach in the UK, USA and Australia.

Peter Rollings
Build a phenomenal team and continually innovate.

Peter is former Managing Director of Foxtons and CEO of Marsh & Parsons. His leadership strength lies in his ability to unite teams behind a common goal. After selling M&P for £6 million, he now applies his business acumen to roles that include advisor to Inventure Recruitment LLC , US-based recruitment firm; non-exec at Sherry FitzGerald, the agency that helped him buy and expand Marsh & Parsons; investor in Viewber, the outsourced property viewings company.

Dale Norton
Understand the systems and processes needed to build a great business.

Dale founded the Berkshire-based Romans Group in 1987 at just 21 years of age and sold it in 2013 to Bowmark Capital for a record multiple of £50m. Dale achieved success by building great systems and processes and shares the formula that he created over 25 years experience with Property Academy Leadership Group Members to help them simultaneously grow their business and achieve record profits.

Frank Webster
Build a highly effective lettings business.

Frank is one of the industry’s most universally respected figures. As Vice Chairman of Oxfordshire-based Finders Keepers, he helped build one of, if not the most impressive lettings firms in the country. Following its acquisition by Countrywide in 2016, Frank established FC Webster Consultancy, where he campaigns for higher standards and greater professionalism in lettings and coaches the industry’s future leaders.

David Pollock
Create a business culture that gets the best from your people.

David founded London estate agency Greene & Co in 1984 and sold it to Hamptons in 2015 for what Property Industry Eye described as an “eye watering figure”. He is regarded as one of the most innovate people in estate agency, who successfully applied many lessons from retail – in particular, building a culture-led brand like few others. David is now a Partner at Union Developments, a marketing firm specialising in the property development sector.


The trial meeting is free of charge. If you decide to join, it is £399 + VAT per month.

Attend one of our forthcoming meetings on a trial basis

March Meetings

Tuesday, 17th March
Location: Kent
Speaker and session: David Smith – Bad Bosses: The Top 10 Leadership Pitfalls
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Wednesday, 18th March
Location: Chelmsford
Speaker and session: Chris Paton – Strategy Execution
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Thursday, 19th March
Location: Romford
Speaker and session: Pete Wilkinson – The World’s Best One Page Action Plan
For: Leading Estate Agency Industry Suppliers

Tuesday, 24th March
Location: Reading
Speaker and session: David Smith – Bad Bosses: The Top 10 Leadership Pitfalls
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Wednesday, 25th March
Location: Bicester
Speaker and session: Ken Allison – Have I Got Employment News For You
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Thursday, 26th March
Location: Oxford
Speaker and session: Steve Rawling – Business Storytellin
For: Lettings Agency Leaders

Tuesday 31st March
Location: Swansea
Speaker and session: Ivan McKeever – The * Key Drivers of Business Value
For: Leading Estate Agency Industry Suppliers

May Meetings

Tuesday, 5th May
Location: Stoke Newington (north London)
Speaker and session: David Smith – Bad Bosses: The Top 10 Leadership Pitfalls
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Wednesday, 6th May
Location: Milton Keynes
Speaker and session: Robbie Anderson – CHIMP Management
For: Leading Estate Agency Industry Suppliers

Wednesday, 13th May
Location: Cumbria
Speaker and session: Ivan McKeever – The * Key Drivers of Business Value
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Thursday, 14th May
Location: Cumbria
Speaker and session: Steve Rawling – Business Storytelling
For: Estate Agency Leaders

Thursday, 19th May
Location: Liverpool
Speaker and session: Ivan McKeever – The * Key Drivers of Business Value
For: Lettings Agency Leaders

Wednesday, 20th May
Location: Manchester
Speaker and session: Roger Martin Fagg – Economic Update
For: Leading Estate Agency Industry Suppliers

Thursday 21st May
Location: Oldham
Speaker and session: Andy Davison – Blue Ocean Strategy
For: Estate Agency Leaders



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