About

Since 2004, we have collaborated with clients and local communities to re-energise areas of London with innovative commercial and residential developments, with sustainability in mind. As a mixed-use specialist we provide creative solutions to the needs of our clients. Collaboration is key to that process, and we thrive on working with renowned architects, investors and other agency partners. We are forever sourcing exciting new opportunities in this ever-changing property landscape.

People

As experts in our field and with years of experience, our team has the skill set to make innovative and forward thinking ideas a reality.

We are a small privately owned team, of property and development managers, who create bespoke services for our clients and are always happy to go the extra mile. We thrive on independent collaboration with our partners, and bring a professional combination of analysis and passion to each investment opportunity.

Tom Appleton CHAIRMAN & CO-FOUNDER
MRICS
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Tom is a Co-Founder of the business and specialises in the sourcing of new opportunities and taking them through the planning process. Tom’s previous experience lies in the development of commercial property in London and the South East with time spent as a property agent in St Quintin (now CBRE) and as a Developer and Investor with The Trevor Osborne Property Group.

Andrew Hawkins DIRECTOR
MSC MRICS
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As a Chartered Surveyor with 15 years experience and a Masters in Property Development and Planning, Andrew is responsible for analysing new real estate investment and development deals. As one of our Directors, Andrew also leads the team on carrying out investment analysis including property level due diligence, financial underwriting and performance monitoring for exisiting transactions.

Richard Simpson Chief Financial Officer ACA Read More

Richard is a Chartered Accountant. He heads up the finance team and is responsible for the financial appraisal of all opportunities and the arrangement of financing of projects. Richard is responsible for managing the tax position of the group and all reporting requirements. Richard has previously held CFO/FD roles at similar asset management companies having originally spent 10 years in the Ernst & Young Real Estate Group.

Jamie Whitnall Construction Consultant Read More

Jamie has been a consultant to Rocket for over ten years. As the main lead on all construction activities, he has focused on overseeing the efficient delivery of our core projects.

Amy White Head of Finance
LLB ACA
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Amy joined our finance team in 2017 as Financial Controller and stepped into a new role in 2021. She is responsible for all financial aspects of property management, overseeing project financing to completion, and commercial transactions and decision-making. She delivers financial models for development and investment and manages corporate financial reporting. Having previously worked at PwC with high-profile real estate clients, she has strong experience in numerical analysis, investment property valuations and cash flow forecasting.

William Chavner Senior Accountant Read More

William joined the finance team in 2017 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2021. William is responsible for day-to-day financial management, financial reporting, compliance and assists with commercial transactions. William previously worked in out-sourced finance and the construction industry. William has extensive knowledge of financial and management reporting, systems, and modelling.

Jamie Blackwood Management Accountant Read More

Jamie joined Rocket in 2019 as a member of the finance team and is currently studying for his ACCA. He assists with preparation of management accounts, year-end financial processes, and day-to-day financial management. Having previously worked in a leading accounting practice, Jamie has strong experience and knowledge in accounting systems, bookkeeping and financial reporting.

Clare Fassett Office Manager Read More

Clare offers support to our growing team with office management whilst also acting as PA to our Co-Founder.