Our Board

Perry Lloyd

Perry Lloyd

Group Chief Executive

Perry is the Co-Founder and Group Chief Executive of Pinnacle Group. After university, where he studied economics and politics, Perry started his working life as a fund manager but soon left the City to co-found his own property services business in the early 1980s. It was this business that in the late ‘90s acquired two businesses which had commenced providing outsourced housing management services to Local Authorities in the UK. From this base, Perry has led the expansion of Pinnacle Group which is now a leading private sector provider of services and investment into the social and physical regeneration of communities.

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Christopher Hodson

Chief Financial Officer

Christopher is the Group’s Chief Financial Officer responsible for financial planning and reporting, management of financial and commercial risks and finance-related operations. He works alongside the Group Chief Executive producing detailed forecasts for business planning, risk management and strategic purposes.


Christopher has over 15 years of pan-European real estate industry experience, focusing on defining, creating and implementing financial strategies for the real estate market involved in structuring real estate transactions in excess of €1 billion.


Prior to joining Pinnacle, he worked for Lands Improvement Holdings, Resolution Property, Treasury Holdings, Blackrock and most recently was the Finance Director of Tunstall Real Estate.


Christopher is a Chartered Accountant having qualified at PwC in 2000.


Roger Clarke

Non-Executive Director

Roger is the Chief Executive of Tunstall Real Estate Asset Management. He is responsible for the Firm’s overall strategy, for providing investment advice to the Funds managed by Tunstall, overseeing investor relations and reporting, and the general management of Tunstall’s operating activities. He is a member of Tunstall’s Investment Committee.  Prior to establishing Tunstall in November 2016, Roger spent 21 years in the European investment banking industry. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen he was seconded to the UK Takeover Panel for two years before joining Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein’s M&A department. He began to focus on real estate in 2004 when joining JP Morgan Cazenove’s investment banking division as a Director, before joining ING Real Estate as Managing Director, UK Head of Capital Advisors. Most recently he has been Managing Director in Stifel Nicolaus’s real estate investment banking team. Roger studied Politics at Exeter.

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Julian Newiss

Non-Executive Director

Julian Newiss is the Founding Partner of Catalyst Capital LLP, and is primarily responsible for new acquisitions and deal structuring, as well as taking a leading role in setting market strategies. He has extensive contacts in the British and European property markets that he has used to source many of Catalyst’s transactions.


Julian began his real estate career with Jones Lang Wootton, later becoming a Director of a number of London and Edinburgh Trust PLC’s international development companies. In 1993, he joined Kennedy-Wilson as European Managing Director before it became Greenwich Group International (GGI) – a global real estate investment banking and marketing group – in 1995. It was here Julian led a management buyout in 2000 to create Catalyst Capital.


Julian is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in Urban Estate Management in 1976.


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Padraig Breen

Non-Executive Director

Padraig has been working with Starwood Capital Group’s asset management team for the past five years and specialises in real estate investments.  His areas of expertise include project management and asset management, with a strong financial analytical background. Padraig has extensive involvement in deal acquisitions, structuring, financing and disposal.


Prior to his time at Starwood, Padraig worked for five years at Crann Bui Property Management, a Joint Venture between Catalyst Capital and Key Capital Real Estate. He began his career at McQuilans-DFK, where he qualified as a chartered accountant, after which he moved to Arthur Andersen then KPMG.


Padraig studied Accounting and Finance at the University of Glamorgan and is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor.