About Us
With over £2bn of assets under management on behalf of institutional and private equity investors, we have a unique focus on delivering consistently strong revenue outperformance for all our asset categories.
 Across Aparthotels, Serviced Apartments and Residential BTR, we have established a track record for outperforming competing assets through our focus on award winning Product Design, Brand & Marketing, Customer Service, Revenue Management & Operational Efficiency. This approach makes our assets amongst the highest profile in their respective markets, which in turn drives consistently high occupancies and revenue performance.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Guy Nixon

Guy founded Native in 1998 and continues to lead the business. He’s a passionate believer that good design, coupled with exceptional service are key to driving revenue outperformance.

Chief Financial Officer
Ed Brookes

Ed joined the Native team in September 2017 and brings with him 30 years of experience in finance. As well as being responsible for all financial and commercial matters at Native he is also a major contributor to shaping and driving the delivery of its strategic objectives.

Managing Director, Aparthotels
Olivia Immesi

Olivia joined the Native team in early 2021 to run the aparthotel and serviced apartments portfolio. She joined with over 20 years of hospitality experience, most recently as General Manager of The Curtain Hotel and Members Club.

Portfolio Development Director
Archie Hunter

Since joining the business in 2014, Archie has led Native’s portfolio growth across both the Aparthotel and Built to Rent platforms. Archie was previously part of the hotel investment team at Savills in London.

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Board Member
Aimée Pitman

Aimée is a strategic advisor and management consultant, and sits on the Native board. She has worked alongside many executive teams on strategy, operational improvement and organisation transformation projects for over 30 years.

Acquisitions & Development
Alec Newton

Alec joined Native in 2019 and is responsible for the origination and development of Native’s Build to Rent & Aparthotel assets. He has a comprehensive understanding of the UK real estate markets and has built expertise throughout the regions and in London.

Marketing Director – BTR Digital
Hardy Sohal

Hardy has over 20+ years’ experience in strategic performance marketing, digital acquisition and multi-channel brand & PR – both in UK and international markets. Hardy is spearheading Native’s digital strategy and growth mar-tech capabilities and infrastructure.

Marketing Director – BTR Strategy
Helen Aldridge

With over 15 years’ experience, Helen has worked with international property developers and operators alongside some of the UK’s most successful hospitality and leisure destinations, Helen’s specialism lie within strategic BTR marketing within the built environment and operational assets.

Director, BTR – North
Simon Wilkinson

Simon joined Native in September 2019 from LIV Group where he established the M&G B2R platform. He is a specialist in the mobilisation and stabilisation of Build to Rent assets and has experience of delivering large scale urban and sub-urban BTR projects.

Director, BTR – South
Rajiv Mehta

Rajiv joined Native in July 2017 and brings with him over 10 years’ experience operating within the Build-to-Rent sector. Rajiv specialises in the mobilisation, through to stabilisation and on-going management of Build-to-Rent assets across London and the South East.

Richard Monday
IT & Systems Director
Richard Monday

Rich has 15 years of tech and programme management experience in the hospitality and education sectors. His team procure, support, scope, develop, test and train tech solutions across the business from a software and hardware perspective.

Portfolio Development & Asset Manager
Alex Houghton

Alex joined Native in September 2016 initially within Finance and Reporting. He is now responsible for underwriting potential Aparthotel and Build-to-Rent opportunities as well as driving value in Native’s existing Portfolio through Asset Management.

Proudly sustainable

Native leads the market in environmental best practice. We were early participants in the Carbon Disclosure Project. And we’re proud to have delivered the first BREEAM Excellent rated aparthotel into the UK in 2018. 

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