(MA Hons Oxon MNAEA) Chief Executive
Naomi Heaton is founder and CEO of LCP. Naomi established LCP in 1990, pioneering the concept of exclusively representing investors seeking to access this alternative, safe-haven asset class. LCP provides a unique one stop service which embraces property search and acquisition, refurbishment and design, letting and rental management, using sophisticated financial modelling to optimise returns.
In addition to acting for HNW private clients, Naomi launched the first closed end fund targeting the sector in 2007. Since then, LCP has successfully developed further funds, delivering consistently strong results. Naomi is actively expanding LCP’s presence in this sector due to the exceptional tax benefits its funds offer. Recognising the growing importance of the Islamic finance sector, she brought the first Sharia compliant residential fund to market in the UK in 2011.
After graduating from Oxford University, Naomi joined advertising agency Leo Burnett. She was subsequently appointed a main Board Director at Saatchi & Saatchi and Young & Rubicam, advising blue chip, multi-nationals. She writes frequently in the national press and is regularly invited by the BBC and Sky News to comment on property related matters. Naomi actively participates with HMRC and the Treasury in relation to residential property taxation, an increasingly important issue for international investors.
Naomi was elected one of Citywealth’s Top 50 CEOs in 2017.
(BA Hons), Investment Director
Hugh joined LCP in 2004 to head up the property search and acquisitions department. Through his active involvement in market research and financial analysis, Hugh then moved on to structure and develop LCP’s first fund proposition.
Hugh has created the bespoke financial models used for quantifying risks and returns in the funds, as well as providing detailed market research to direct investment strategies and objectives. As director of LCP Capital Investments Ltd (LCPCI), he is responsible for the regulated activities undertaken in relation to the marketing and promotion of the funds where LCP has been appointed as Asset Advisor and LCPCI as Investment Advisor.
Hugh has been actively involved in the development and successful launch of three closed end property funds since 2006.
(BA Hons Oxon) Director
Robert joined LCP as a Non-Executive Director in 2010. Robert gained a degree in Jurisprudence from Balliol College Oxford and subsequently qualified as a solicitor. He specialised in financial services, working as Head of Legal & Compliance at Johnson Fry and as General Counsel & Compliance Director of SG Asset Management. He then went into private practice and subsequently set up Guest City Consulting to provide business advice to clients in financial services industry.
(TEPDIP MCSI ACIB MBA DIPIOD) Director
Rick has 30 years’ experience of leading UK and international financial businesses in four major banking groups. Most recently he was CEO of a specialist family office business, Triangle Group, leading to their restructure and overseeing the acquisition and development of a substantial property portfolio in PCL with a specific focus on urban regeneration around Holborn. The portfolio consisted of commercial, residential, retail, educational and hotel properties.
Prior to his position at Triangle, Rick was Managing Director and Head of International Wealth Advisory at Barclays Wealth & Investment Division and a member of the Management Committee with responsibility across 12 jurisdictions. Through his employment with Coutts Group, Bank of Bermuda (HSBC), Fortis Intertust and Barclays and now as a Non-Executive Director, he has considerable experience of board work in major corporations.
Rick is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services, a Chartered Member of the Institute of Securities and Investments and a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He holds a Masters in Business Administration with distinction from Warwick University. He has also recently achieved the Henley Certificate in Executive Coaching and the Institute of Director’s Diploma in Company Direction.
Prof. Jonathan Waxman
(BSc MB BS MRCP MD FRCP) Director
Professor at Imperial College, Jonathan has an acclaimed academic career, spanning over 40 years. As well as a world-renowned clinician, he has written over 400 scientific research papers and chapters, 11 medical books and one book on law.
During his career he has had extensive business experience and has worked alongside the Government to set the medical agenda in the UK. He has also developed and led successful media campaigns and set up an All Party Parliamentary Group to improve cancer treatment and rationalise cancer research throughout the UK.
In 1996 he founded the charity, Prostate Cancer UK to build up awareness, patient support and research funding, actively supported by a wide number of high profile philanthropic donors. He has spearheaded its developments such that it is now the largest men’s healthcare charity in the UK, employing 180 people. As President and Trustee, he plays an active role in directing board activities to increase its regional, national and global reach.
Through Jonathan’s high profile and prestigious career, coupled with his extensive experience from an investor perspective in Prime Central London real estate, he is able to bring invaluable insight and guidance to LCP’s board operations and to help formulate internal policies, strategies and objectives.
(MA Hons ATT CTA) Director
Jamie joined LCP as a Director in September 2017. He is currently a Private Client Partner at HW Fisher & Company specialising in tax advice for high-net worth individuals, entrepreneurs and family offices.
He advises high-profile UK-based and international clients on a wide variety of tax and commercial issues, including domicile and residence issues, transactional issues, asset protection and succession planning.
Jamie heads up the Real Estate Group at HW Fisher & Company and travels to the Middle East and Far East advising clients who seek to invest into the UK and advises on tax-efficient property ownership and business structuring.
Jamie is licensed by the ICAEW to undertake probate work and leads HW Fisher & Company’s Wills and Probate practice.
Jamie is frequently featured in international and national publications for comment in relation to tax and other financial issues and lectures regularly in the UK and abroad on a number of tax and financial-related topics.
(BA Hons) Managing Director
Having graduated from Keele University with a degree in Accounting and Finance, Liam started his career with a leading independent estate agent dealing with all areas of residential lettings and property management. He took on his new role as MD in January 2020, stepping up from heading the teams in Portfolio Lettings and Property Management, using his extensive property knowledge, customer relation skills and management expertise.
Liam spends his spare time playing rugby or cricket and can be found in the gym on a good day.
(MSc BEng Hons) Associate Head, Project Management
After studying Design and Innovation at both Queen Mary University of London and Goldsmith College, Marcus spent three years as Operations Manager at a specialist interior development company. He subsequently moved into property development, working with in-house interior architects and interior designers, whilst gaining an MSc in Real Estate Development. With a solid background in design, project management and property development, Marcus moved to LCP in 2017, bringing significant expertise to the Project Management Team.
In his spare time Marcus enjoys socialising, skiing trips, and playing an occasional round of golf.
(BA Hons), Senior Manager, Project Management
Having graduated from Leeds University, Georgia joined LCP's Lettings Department whilst gaining a wider knowledge of all other aspects of the business. Her interest in interior design started at a young age and she soon changed direction within the company. She now works with Carl in the Project Management and Refurbishment Department, combining high end interior design concepts with a stringently budgeted delivery to maximise investor returns.
Outside of the office Georgia enjoys cooking, the occasional early morning gym session and city breaks with friends.
(BA Hons), Senior Operations Manager
Prior to joining LCP, Kate worked in a variety of residential property roles. These included supporting the CEO in a commercial development company and providing valuations for a corporate investigation agency.
Kate graduated from Birkbeck University, with a degree in Linguistics and Spanish. In her free time she enjoys travelling, contemporary art galleries and cold water swimming.
(MNAEA) Senior Manager, Property Acquisitions
Having started his property career in 2000, Miles has worked in many aspects of the industry including Sales, Lettings and Residential Property Auctions. The majority of his time was spent with a Prime Central London estate agency, predominantly covering the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster.
All those years of experience have given him a strong knowledge of the property market, which he is always willing to impart.
Miles likes to commute to work on his bicycle and in his spare time enjoys tennis, running and all the social aspects related to watching England rugby.
(ACA, MSc) Financial Controller
Seb joined LCP in 2019 to head up the finance team. He has a First-Class Masters in Mathematics and is a qualified member of the Association of Chartered Accountants.
Since joining LCP, Seb presents the financial performance to the Board on a quarterly basis and oversees the day-to-day functions of the business.
He is also involved in the regulated activities undertaken in relation to the marketing and promotion of the funds where LCP has been appointed as Asset Advisor and LCPCI as Investment Advisor.
In his spare time, Seb enjoys following his hometown football club, Norwich City FC, and travelling to different countries around the world.