The Advantage Of More Than 100 Years’ Experience

We pride ourselves on the experience, talent and drive of our team who bring expertise from across the industry, with backgrounds spanning construction, investment, agency and management.
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Executive Team

The People Behind
Our Success

Chief Executive Officer
An exceptional leader and seasoned housing professional.

With a results driven mind-set, Rita is able to conceptualise an organisation’s strategy and drive its team to deliver excellent value for investors. Her ability to motivate and influence people has fostered a culture of attention to quality within Westhill and has earned her the respect of her team and her peers both inside and outside the business. Rita has steered Westhill through significant change and the global economic crisis and led it to international expansion.

Passionate about social change, Rita is a board member and trustee of Lumos, a foundation dedicated to deinstitutionalising children’s facilities worldwide.

Chief Financial Officer
Minesh is the founding partner and current CFO of Westhill. He founded Westhill in 1995, before directing the company into the real estate sector.

Minesh specialises in raising investment, maximising value and mitigating risk. His substantial experience managing investments on behalf of high-net-worth individuals as well as procuring funds from institutions demonstrates his aptitude to building credible relationships with his clients.

Qualifying as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor in 1986, Chris’ impressive professional history includes Project Managing large-scale developments. 

Chris joined the executive team at Westhill in 2005. Prior to joining he managed projects including The Broadgate Centre, Liverpool Street, National Bank and the Hilton Hotel in Mauritius. His unparalleled technical expertise has proved invaluable in the appointment and management of multidisciplinary consultants, in helping to deliver our property portfolio in the UK and Europe.



With a long career in property, David brings a wealth of experience in the private and affordable housing sectors in development and asset management, acquired at senior and Chief Executive level and also as a consultant.

His asset management expertise ensures that Westhill delivers optimal outcomes with the use of performance management techniques, systems and processes.

David’s credibility in the industry was central to Westhill’s successful pre-letting of a large commercial development in eastern Europe and in successfully establishing a U.K. for profit registered provider (Housing Association) . A strategist with the commercial skills, knowledge and experience to take an opportunity from concept to completion, David consistently delivers value in those assets he has developed and managed.

Delivering Excellence

We are dedicated to delivering value in all our activities. Our multi-skilled team is well placed to undertake a range of projects. We are happy to consider opportunities of any size in any of our territories. For a preliminary, discretionary discussion or for further information on our services please….

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