Eric Jafari, Chief Development Officer, Development
Eric is SACO Property Group's Managing Director in addition to Locke's Creative Director. Eric also oversees SPG’s Pan-European / UK development pipeline. Prior to joining SACO, Eric was co-founder and Managing Director of Union Hanover Securities, Urban Villa and HOAX Hostels where he oversaw a £500mil development pipeline and the creation of each respective brand.
Charles Cresser, Development Director
As the group’s Development Director, Charles is responsible for overseeing the development process from due diligence and acquisition to delivery. Charles’ previous positions include Director at Jones Lang LaSalle and Union Hanover Securities in addition to Project Manager at Mace and Currie & Brown.
Merzak Kaddour, Investment Director
Merzak Kaddour oversees SPG's funding and investment initiatives. Prior to joining SPG, Merzak was a director at Union Hanover and served as the Director of Hotels & Leisure at Bank of Ireland and the Head of Hospitality and Leisure for National Australia Bank (UK) overseeing a £1.4 billion hospitality loan book.
Andrew Fowler, Acquisitions Director
Andrew overseas SACO’s European / UK acquisitions. Andrew was previously co-founder of Union Hanover Securities and Urban Villa where he directed hotel operations and acquisitions. Andrew also served as acquisitions director at StayCity, where he was responsible for growing StayCity’s footprint during its first 8 years of operations.