Michael Gibbens

Michael Gibbens

Executive

Managing Director

Michael is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and has worked in commercial real estate for 30 years. Having graduated from the University of Westminster with a BSc (Hons) degree in Urban Estate Management, his professional experience was initially gained at the property consultancies Chesterton and Edwin Hill.  He subsequently went on to work at the property companies Land Securities PLC, Equity Estates and Goodman Group, where he was responsible for industrial, warehouse and office development from inception to completion covering speculative, pre-let and turnkey projects.

Michael established Taurus Developments in 2010.

Luca Nardini

Luca Nardini

Executive

Development Manager

Luca is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and has worked in commercial property for over 8 years.  Having graduated from the University of the West of England with a BSc (Hons) degree in Real Estate Finance and Investment, Luca subsequently secured a graduate position at Montagu Evans where his career in the industrial and logistics sector started.  He was primarily responsible for the acquisition and disposal of industrial and logistics estates with a particular focus on the South East.

Luca’s role at Taurus is to manage existing development projects and to assist in the expansion of the development portfolio.

Luca joined Taurus Developments in May 2022.

Andrew Hynard

Andrew Hynard

Non-Executive

Chair of the Advisory Board

Andrew is a qualified Chartered Surveyor with over 40 years’ experience in the UK real estate industry.  With a BSc Estate Management degree and an Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University, Andrew is an industry-leading capital markets professional, who spent 32 years with Jones Lang LaSalle, latterly as UK Deputy Chairman, before being appointed as Chief Executive of the Howard de Walden Estate from 2016 -2020.

Andrew now holds a number of senior roles with property related bodies and not-for-profit groups.

Andrew joined Taurus Developments in October 2021.

Our Clients

L and G
Hammond Rutts
LaSalle
UCEM
Barwood Capital
Tarmac
IPIF
Osbourne
CBRE
Paul Rhodes
Material
Aria
L and G
Hammond Rutts
LaSalle
UCEM
Barwood Capital
Tarmac
IPIF
Osbourne
CBRE
Paul Rhodes
Material
Aria

LaSalle Investment Management has worked successfully with Taurus over the last four years and in that time Michael Gibbens has delivered two very successful schemes. Michael is extremely pragmatic in his approach and brings considerable experience, knowledge, skill and professionalism; optimising a project outcome and delivering significant value. He is also a trusted partner and it has been a pleasure working with him.

Andrew Derry

Development Director, LaSalle Investment Management