Robert Durie portrait

Robert Durie OBE FRICS – Chartered Surveyor and Businessman

Valuer with extensive experience of property development and funding. He has particular interest in both new builds and the conservation of old buildings and historic ships! Currently Vice Patron of the National Association of Almshouses and Chairman of The Patron Awards panel for rewarding nationwide excellence in almshouse refurbishment and development.

Robert is a Non Executive Main Board Director for The CURO Group – click here for details

Former president of Bristol Chamber of Commerce, trustee of numerous charities supporting both the young and the frail elderly of the West of England. Honorary Vice President of Bristol Junior Chamber.

Former High Sheriff of Bristol, supporting youth projects throughout the region.

Keen on yachting, walking, horse riding, cricket, rugby and travelling.

Paul Wren

Following a graduate apprenticeship with BP, Paul spent 25 years in commercial management. Subsequently responsible for £10m property portfolio at a major teaching hospital including sourcing funding and management of a £4m new build. Latterly Paul has project manage a £1m sheltered housing scheme, and is involved in the management and development of property and commercial services.

Jo Durie

Jo has worked alongside Robert providing administrative support. Trained as SRN at BRI Bristol she has extensive experience of working with young people in her role as a School Nurse.

Keen on walking and horse riding being a Master of Fox Hounds.

Think commercially act professionally