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Meet the team

Andrew Mitchell
Group Investment Director
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Andrew has held senior appointments within GKN PLC and was a senior management consultant with Saatchi & Saatchi. As a venture capitalist with Capital Ventures, he raised equity finance for property and other businesses. He was a Director of the Commission for the New Towns, managing land and property inward investment offices domestically and internationally. Over the last 15 years, he has put together equity and debt packages for property companies and was a partner with Beer & Partners, the private equity firm.
Richard Johnston
Group Chief Operating Officer
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Richard is a Founding Director and Chief Operating Officer at Godwin Group. He has over 35 years’ experience in strategy development, operations and capital raising across a broad range of industries and geographies. Previously Richard has held senior roles in retail banking at NatWest and in a number of management consultancy firms including KPMG’s Performance Improvement Practice. He is an associate of the Institute of Financial Services and a Member of the Institute of Directors.
Stephen Pratt
Head of Land Acquisition
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Co-founder of Godwin Developments. Stephen oversees teams across London, Birmingham and Nottingham. As Group Land Director, Stephen manages the business’ pipeline of upcoming developments through UK land & property acquisition, seeing schemes through from purchase to completion. Stephen’s varied experience spans from large BTR & PRS developments to retail parks and district centre developments. He has delivered impressive large mixed-use schemes with blue-chip tenants in major cities across the UK. Stephen has also lent his wide-ranging property expertise in development management to a number of property funds to advise on their property portfolios. Stephen is proud to be instrumental in bringing high quality schemes to fruition. Stephen is currently involved with projects totalling £600m GDV across 2.6m sq ft in the UK. Stephen is also on the board of 2 property and construction networking organisations.
Stuart Pratt
Head of Developments Acquisition
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Co-founder of Godwin Developments, Stuart has over 15 years experience in all sectors of the property Industry with a detailed knowledge of development management, land acquisition and development strategy. He works with both the private and public sector identifying and delivering development requirements across the UK for retail, student, hotel, fast food restaurants and residential land. Stuart is also working with a number of housing associations to deliver turn-key packages and land opportunities.
Patrick Tidnam
Commercial Manager
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Patrick has wide-ranging private and public fundraising experience across various sectors including alternative asset classes and for investment products. He has an extensive network of private and institutional investors who can also offer sector-specific expertise. Patrick’s professional background includes working in corporate finance as a stockbroker for Capel Cure Myers and Seymour Pierce Butterfield and practising as a corporate lawyer at Alsop Wilkinson, (subsequently DLA Piper LLP), and Lewis Silkin in London. Since 2009 he has worked independently as an investment consultant providing capital funding solutions for high growth companies.
Rupy Dhami
Marketing Manager
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Rupy has over 10 years experience in the marketing field, having worked across a number of sectors, namely Retail, Education and Childcare. Previously having worked on key field marketing accounts for some of the UK’s leading brands such as Asda, Sainsbury’s, WH Smiths and Lidl. More recently Rupy has been involved in managing an events schedule for an Educational charity delivering and marketing in excess of 78 events per year.
Clara Matty
Marketing Executive
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After graduating with a BA (Hons) in Business Management and Marketing, Clara spent nearly 2 years at the UK’s largest Barristers’ Chambers as a Marketing Assistant, focusing on event management and digital marketing. Clara is looking forward to further developing her marketing knowledge and experience at Godwin.