Telereal Trillium CEO Graham Edwards, who has held the position since the company’s founding in 2009, is being moved up within the hierarchy of the company. He will give up the role of CEO and instead serve as company chairman. Russell Gurnhill, joint managing director of Telereal Trillium, will become chief executive officer. The company’s new business and services is now the responsibility of Adam Dakin, the other Telereal Trillium managing director. Graeme Hunter property director and Michael Hackenbroch finance director will remain in their current positions.
The personnel changes at the London headquartered Telereal Trillium had been agreed upon months ago, new chairman Graham Edwards explained. He said that Telereal Trillium, a major UK property owner, is simply restructuring to better handle changes in demands as well as priorities in an appropriate, coordinated manner. The portfolio of Telereal Trillium, with properties having over 86 million square feet in total floor area and property partnerships with Aviva, BT, Royal Mail and the DVLA, is valued at in excess of £6 billion. The vision and work of Graham Edwards is a major reason for their success.
Graham Edwards has a master’s degree from Cambridge University in economics. He’s also a member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the UK Society of Investment Professionals and a fellow at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Edwards’ work history includes time with Merrill Lynch Investment Management as a fund manager and head of finance at the property department of BT Group PLC. He was also chief investment officer at Talisman Global Asset Management. Graham Edwards was the CEO of Telereal from 2001, when it was founded, until the merger that created Telereal Trillium.
New chairman Graham Edwards said even with the reshuffling of the staff, Telereal Trillium has a group of highly experienced professionals with the proven ability to identify and create value to benefit the stakeholders, continue to contribute to the residential development and housebuilding targets on strategic land for the government and provide their property partners with excellent service. Telereal Trillium will move forward stronger than e