EXPERTS IN THEIR FIELD

Regal London is led by a highly experienced and entrepreneurial management team drawn from all sectors of the property industry. The team is united by a drive for value creation and uncompromising quality.

Simon De Friend
Co-founder

Simon co-founded Regal London in 1998 with friend and business partner, Paul Eden, having started his career in the property industry within the residential agency market. He has led the business from inception to today’s fully integrated business, taking care to preserve the agility required to deliver innovative and award-winning schemes. Simon is both a member of Regal London’s Executive Committee and Management Committee.

Jonathan Seal
Chief Executive Officer

Jonathan joined Regal London in 2016 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed Managing Director in January 2017 before assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer in July 2020. Prior to joining Regal London full time, he spent 25 years working in law, corporate finance, capital markets and private equity. Jonathan is a member of Regal London’s Executive Committee and Management Committee and is Chairman of Regal London’s Investment Committee.

Paul Eden
Co-founder

Paul co-founded Regal London in 1998 with friend and business partner, Simon De Friend. Prior to establishing Regal London, he had successfully established and sold a thriving residential agency. He has led the business from inception to today’s fully integrated business, with a specific passion on driving Regal London’s sales function worldwide. Paul is both a member of Regal London’s Executive Committee and Management Committee.

Damien Cartmell
Managing Director of Construction

Damien joined Regal London in 2015, bringing over 20 years of experience across many sectors of the residential construction industry. He is responsible for Regal London’s in-house construction division, overseeing design, procurement and delivery of all Regal London developments. Damien was appointed to the Regal London Board in April 2019 and is a member of the Management Committee.

Marc Eden
Investment Director

Marc joined Regal London in 2011, bringing with him a wealth of investment and legal experience. Having previously worked in business development raising finance for a number of technology companies and latterly as a commercial property solicitor, he is responsible for overseeing Regal London’s investment and legal functions. Marc was appointed to the Regal London Board in April 2016 and is a member of the Management Committee.

Ghislaine Halpenny
Director of ESG & Corporate Affairs

Ghislaine joined Regal London in 2021 bringing over a decade’s experience in public affairs, public relations and managing reputational challenges for the wider commercial real estate industry. She oversees Regal London’s broad ESG strategy, all corporate communications and is the internal ‘People’s Champion’ with responsibility for ED&I and culture. Ghislaine was appointed to the Regal London Board in April 2022 and is a member of the Management Committee.

Steve Harrington
Planning Director

Steve joined Regal London in 2017 having previously worked as a planning consultant for over 10 years with involvement in a number of major and complex redevelopment schemes. He oversees Regal London’s planning applications from the initial feasibility and pre-application stages through to securing planning permission. Steve was appointed to the Regal London Board in April 2020 and is a member of the Management Committee.

Warren Swimer 
Finance Director

Warren joined Regal London in 2013, bringing with him a wealth of experience. Having qualified as a chartered accountant, he worked for several fast growing SMEs as well as international businesses, managing finance teams across 23 offices globally. Warren is responsible for Regal London’s global finance operations and staff, was appointed to the Regal London Board in April 2016 and is a member of the Management Committee.

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JONATHAN SEAL

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Jonathan joined Regal London in 2016 as a Non-Executive Director and was appointed Managing Director in January 2017 before assuming the role of Chief Executive Officer in July 2020. Prior to joining Regal London full time, Jonathan spent 25 years’ working in law, corporate finance, publicly listed funds and private equity. Jonathan is both a member of Regal London’s Executive Committee and Management Committee.