Wandsworth Property Expo- 80+ Registered Already


October 9


06:30 pm - 09:30 pm

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Brendan Quinn Events

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Crowne Plaza London - Battersea

Bridges Wharf Battersea, London, SW11 3BE

London, England, GB, SW11 3BE

Wandsworth Property Network welcomes:


Panel focused on Raising Funds through equity for Development Deals

Guest Speaker- John Raiye, MD of Ikos Investments- Operational Risks of Property Development


Finance from Bond Financial Services- Engin Dogan and Sam Norris

Auctions from Jay Howard of Auction House London


Who is John Raiye and what will his presentation cover?

John will be presenting on the operational Risks of Property Development and the inherent cyclical risks of the property market as well as how to do due diligence on your projects and managing the life cycle of the development.

Graduated Quantity Surveying

Chartered QS 1999-2002

Worked within PM Division of a Commmercial Trader Developer (Amec Developments) 2002-2005

Full Time Investor from 2007

Currently mixed cashflow streams from Estate Agency/Lettings, Serviced Accommodation and Property Development




Manish Kataria- Founder of InvestLikeAPro

Evan Maindonald- Founder of Melt Homes

Rob Wilkinson, Co-Founder of CrowdwithUs

Sebastain Steane, Real Estate Development Manager at Pacific Investments Ltd

Alexandra Thur-Director of Willow Isle Capital

Nicholas Wallwork- CEO Property Forum.com


Chaired by Ranjan Bhattarcharya


About the Panellists:


Alexandra Thur

Willow Isle Capital provides equity investment and other property finance brokering (bridging, development finance and stretched debt) to developers, while providing strong, highly competitive returns at scale for investors. Everyone involved is aligned with the success of each development, all while enabling more homes to be built.

Evan Maindonald

MELT Homes is a group of property development and investment companies which was originally formed in 2002. In the last seventeen years, we have we’ve built over 100 properties in London, Gloucestershire and Kent with with values of over £22m.

The development projects we are currently working on have end values of around £50m.

Over time our attention has shifted from residential development to mixed use projects and commercial development. We now have a particular focus on the hotel and serviced accomodation market. We’ve crowdfunded over £1.5m in equity for our current projects and plan to crowdfund a further £5m in equity in the next six months.


Manish Kataria

Manish Kataria CFA is a professional investor with 18 years’ experience in fund management and UK property investment. He has managed investment portfolios for JPMorgan and other blue chip investment houses. Within property, he invests in and owns a range of assets including developments, HMOs, BTLs and serviced accommodation. InvestLikeAPro was set up so anyone can invest like a pro.


Nicholas Wallwork

Leading real estate market commentator, investor, developer and author. Dedicated to supporting landlords and investors across the property industry through www.propertyforum.com.

Globally published author of “Investing in International Real Estate For Dummies” and “Brexit For Dummies”.

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated track record of working on successful developments and investments in the real estate industry. Specific expertise in HMO’s & micro studio apartment developments.

Rob Wilkinson

Rob Wilkinson is an award winning co-founder of FCA approved property crowdfunding platform Crowd with Us. He is heading a specialist team that provides investors with a variety of debt and equity-based property development investments. Rob is also an experienced Master Mariner. After leaving school Rob spent the next 18 years traveling the world by sea in both the commercial and private sectors, working his way up to Master Mariner on some of the world’s largest and most prestigious privately owned yachts. In this role he was responsible for managing assets and relationships for Global Leaders and Captains of Industry, including a senior member of the Saudi Royal Family and former world’s richest man with a net worth of over $60bn USD. In this role, he met and dealt with well known world leaders such as Donald Trump, Tony Blair, Barack Obama and many others. Before his career as an entrepreneur in proptech & fintech, at the age of 20 Rob bought his first property in London and continued to grow his property portfolio in his spare time. He built his own house and eventually moved into property development and fundraising for property development. This eventually culminated in the founding of Crowd with Us.

Sebastain Steane

Sebastian joined Mortar Capital in January 2018, as Development Manager. Mortar Capital is the Principal and Joint Venture residential development arm of Pacific Investments.
He is responsible for Mortar Capital’s deal structure and flow, and takes an active role throughout the development lifecycle in all of Mortar Capital’s deals. Sebastian began his career in Finance, before moving into Real Estate, originally with Balfour Beatty, and most recently with Arcadis, where he managed their Joint Venture development consultancy business..

Chaired by Ranjan Bhattarcharya


This event will be filmed and photographed




6.30-7- Registration, followed by the Expo

7-7.15- Welcome and Updates, including Finance

7.15-8.15- Panel

8.15- 8.30- 20 second shout out and networking break

8.30-9.20-John Raiye Presentation

9.20- Meeting formally closes, informal networking