Simon Baynham, Howard de Walden Estate

Simon Baynham originally started work in 1979 with London Merchant Securities.  After 5 years, he moved to Weatherall Green and Smith where he concentrated on rent reviews, lease renewals and site assembly.

In 1995, Simon moved to Howard de Walden Estates as head of property, responsible for the company’s property strategy.  Simon took responsibility for the regeneration of Marylebone High Street and the place-making of the area.  The Estate has been active, acquiring properties, and currently has a significant development programme.  The Estate’s income over the last 20 years has risen from £16.5m per annum to over £103m per annum.