Managing Director, Investment
Peter Shapeero is Managing Director of the firm’s Investment team.
Peter qualified as a Chartered Surveyor on leaving school and obtained a BSc degree in Estate Management from the University of London. He spent the early part of his career in the property industry working in London and Milan.
He joined Müller International in 1989 working with German clients in the United Kingdom and Germany, becoming Managing Director and a shareholder in the early 1990’s. Following a change of ownership of the German parent company Peter bought-out the London operation to establish the current business in 2003.
Since then Peter has continued to develop Müller International as a leading independent firm advising on investment in, and the management of, prime commercial property for international investors.
Head of Asset Management
Jonathan joined Müller International in April 2019 as Head of Asset management.
Jonathan is responsible for bringing asset management solutions to existing real estate clients together with building new instructions, working with existing and future clients. With over 24 years’ real estate experience from both an advisory and client capacity, Jonathan has a proven track record of delivering focussed value add solutions on behalf of real estate investors and owners.
Prior to joining Müller International, Jonathan was Director of Asset Management for a property investment company delivering returns to a variety of high net worth and institutional investors across retail, office, residential and development real estate assets. Jonathan previously spent over 4 years with Battersea Power Station Development Company as Head of Asset and Estate Management. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Jonathan was responsible for providing asset and estate management solutions to the Malaysian investors across the 40 acre site and set up the Asset Management and Estate Management Companies together with the respective delivery strategies.
Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Northumbria, with a BSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management and is a Member of the RICS.
Managing Director, Asset Management
Geoffrey Marriott joined Müller International in 2004, and he leads the firm’s Management team.
Geoffrey has extensive experience and knowledge of the UK property industry.
In previous roles he was a Director of Prudential Portfolio Managers, where he was responsible for the shopping centre investments owned by the Prudential, and is a former Associate Partner at Jones Lang Wootton (now Jones Lang LaSalle), where he was responsible for managing London West End offices on behalf of major UK pension fund clients.
He has also acted as a consultant to Lendlease advising on the development and future management of the Bluewater shopping centre, and as a consultant to the Royal Mail advising on extracting value from their London property portfolio.
Geoffrey is a Fellow of the RICS.
Director of Operations
Lisa joined Müller International in 2005 handling corporate accounts and presently occupies the position Director of Operations ensuring the smooth functioning of everyday activities, the support of all company facilities and personnel requirements. Lisa is therefore in charge of budgets, HR matters and contracts with outside suppliers.
Lisa is responsible for the Group’s Corporate Accounts, Payroll, managing all aspects of the Company’s HR function, helping and creating the Group’s financial targets in collaboration with the Managing Director, as well as the many other operational duties.
Working with the senior management team Lisa also contributes to the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies and working practices. Lisa is in addition responsible for the management of the support staff and has successfully increased their effectiveness and efficiency in co-ordination and communication with senior management.
Theo Utton-Gaunt is a Director in the Investment team, joining Muller International in 2014.
Theo is responsible for undertaking transactions on behalf of clients, specialising in the acquisition and disposal of commercial property within Central London and throughout the United Kingdom.
He has over 13 years’ experience in the property industry, specialising in the City of London marketplace previously with Colliers International. Having undertaken a number of property transactions on behalf of a diverse client base of UK and international institutional investors, property developers and private groups. Theo operates a rounded approach to investment and development, focussing on the details and scenario planning as well as the bigger picture. He has a proven track record of adding value and delivering performance for clients.
Theo is a graduate of Newcastle University, with a BA (Hons) in Economics and holds a masters degree MSc (Hons) in Real Estate from the University of Reading. Theo is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Director, Asset Management
Ashley Bunkall is a Director in the Asset Management team. He joined Müller International in 2003.
Ashley is responsible for a wide range of asset management and project management assignments to manage risk, increase rental income and uplift clients’ investment value.
He has over 30 years experience in the property industry, having undertaken property management and asset management roles at Royal & Sun Alliance Property Investments, as a development surveyor with MEPC plc, and dealing with agency and professional work at both Weatherall Green & Smith (now BNP Paribas) and Healey & Baker (now Cushman & Wakefield).
Ashley has a Diploma in Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University and is a member of the RICS.
Director, Client Accounts
Paul Farrell is Director – Head of Client Accounts heading the firm’s client accounting team. He joined Müller International in 2008.
He has 22 years accounting experience in the property management sector, including roles in the client accounting teams at BNP Paribas Real Estate Property Management (2007 – 2008) and DTZ London (1999 – 2007).
In his current role Paul has developed strong working relationships with international clients, based upon maintaining control and development of accounting systems, understanding clients’ needs to ensure accurate and timely financial and statutory reporting. Paul prides himself, and his team, in their ability to focus their attention to detail by working in a controlled, well-resourced environment to deliver exceptional client service and reduce financial risk.
Paul is a Full Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians.
Senior Asset Manager, Asset Management
David joined Müller recently as part of the ongoing expansion of the management team.
He is a chartered surveyor with 22 years of experience dealing with all aspects of commercial property throughout the UK.
David has a proven track record in property management and professional work to enhance client value whilst satisfying tenant/occupier expectations.
He has worked previously with SJ Higgins, handling a portfolio of circa 650,000 square feet mixed use space across the UK and, most recently, for Transport for London dealing with a wide range of rail property issues including Crossrail and its associated developments sites across London.
Rebecca joined Müller International in 2010 initially as a Personal Assistant in the Asset and Property Management Department she then went on to fulfill the role of Facilities Administrator. More recently Rebecca has been appointed as Office Manager with responsibility for organising all of the administrative activities that ensure the smooth running of the company.
Rebecca ensures the maintenance of company records enabling the smooth and effective functioning of all administrative processes. She is also responsible for general “house-keeping” in the company, health & safety matters as well as annual testing of electrical equipment and devices and their compliance with current legislation.
Group Facilities Manager, Asset Management
As well as being a senior Building Manager, David Cowan is our Group Facilities Manager, with responsibility for overseeing the facilities management of all of the properties managed by Müller International within the UK.
He has been with the firm since 2009, initially as a building manager of several large office properties in Glasgow, before recently taking on the wider remit for his current role.
David’s responsibilities include Legislative Compliance, Health & Safety, Auditing, Hard and Soft Services Contract tendering, and continual contractor performance monitoring and reviews, working closely with the Asset Management team, Client Accounting function, Facilities Management and the on-site building managers in the current portfolio.
After a long standing career within the Security Sector, David now has over 10 years knowledge in the building industry having project managed contracts up to the value of 3 million pounds.
Facilities Manager, Asset Management
Before joining us in November 2019, Hannah was a dedicated member of the Facilities team at CBRE, acting on behalf of a large investment bank, having gained over 5 years of relevant experience.
Hannah Joined CBRE prior to the “go live” date to assist with the transition of one of their largest financial clients, based on a 1 million sq. ft. site and circa 7,500 staff. She worked closely with the client to ensure the correct processes and procedures were set up. She now has proven experience in setting up the necessary processes and procedures, vendor management and health and safety, and she prides herself on being able to deal with all levels of stakeholders and develop relationships with both clients and colleagues. Hannah enjoyed working closely with the client, architects, designers, and main contractor and change agents, throughout the £350M refurbishment project.
Hannah possesses a high level of analytical thinking, alongside thriving in challenging situations.
Senior Facilities Co-Ordinator, Asset Management
Amy leads the co-ordination of delivery of Facilities Management services at Müller.
Having previously worked as Operations Manager at Sketch where she designed and implemented the company’s corporate Health & safety policy and procedures and led the refurbishment of their London headquarters, she is used to managing the varied requirements of demanding occupiers.
Her role at Müller extends to procurement policy, contractor monitoring, energy, environmental control and statutory compliance.
Amy is the lead contact for site staff and front of house teams forming a critical link with site and is an integral part of both the operation of the FM team and joins project teams on site as required