Internal movements include the addition of Matthew Smith and Ryan Lynn, both Directors responsible for the South and North respectively. Matthew and Ryan join the corporate team to build Christie & Co’s regional corporate activity with a focus on the higher value regional hotel market and bring with them a wealth of knowledge and key relationships across the country. They will work closely with the London based team including Head of Brokerage, Jeremey Jones.
Anna Friedrich, Associate Director at Christie & Co also joins the corporate hotels team after four years in Christie & Co’s Hospitality Consultancy team bringing with her a new perspective gained from her time in the Consultancy team. Anna will work closely with the international team on pan-European hotel deals.
An expert on the London restaurant scene, Jamie Harvie-Austin joins Christie & Co as Director in the Corporate Pubs & Restaurant team. Jamie was previously responsible for acquisitions and disposals of licenced premises across London at Davis Coffer Lyons and will work closely with the wider Pubs & Restaurants team to strengthen the central London offering.
Barrie Williams Managing Director – Hospitality at Christie & Co comments, “The appointment of Jamie demonstrates our evolving team as we adapt to the changing face of the casual dining market. Focusing on central London Jamie will build on the foundation set by the team and look to grow our activity in this niche market.
“The internal appointments of Matt, Ryan and Anna showcase the skill we have grown within Christie & Co and the adaptability of our people. We look forward to an eventful and successful year ahead with our expanded team.”