New appointments boost NW and Southern teams

19.06.24 4 min read by Catherine Beaumont

Ellen Bryan has been appointed Development Manager, expanding our southern team and bringing over a decade of mixed-use regeneration experience.

Joining from St Modwen, Ellen’s previous experience includes roles at Network Rail and Associated British Ports, involving public-private partnerships and delivering transport-centric regeneration across the rail and port industries.

Our South office is currently delivering new places across the region. This includes Manor Road Quarter, Canning Town and Stroudley Walk in Bromley-by-Bow – both of which include 50% affordable homes – Hale Wharf, a new community of 503 new homes in Tottenham Hale, and North West Quadrant, Slough.

Mike Auger, Managing Director at Muse – South, said: “Ellen’s extensive experience will further add to our industry-leading southern team, based in our London office.

Our exciting portfolio of new places and regeneration opportunities has the potential to deliver long-term benefits for communities and incredible social value. Alongside our partners, it’s our people who unlock these opportunities and Ellen will be central to what we can achieve.”

Ellen Bryan, Development Manager at Muse – South, said:

I’m proud to be joining Muse and look forward to supporting the team deliver across the South. With a focus on place-making and community – along with delivery through positive, long-term partnerships – Muse is an exciting and dynamic business. There is so much opportunity ahead and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”

Alex has been appointed Senior Development Manager, bringing almost 10 years’ experience in residential and mixed-used regeneration. Joining from Greystar, Alex actively managed the delivery of Greenford Quay, a regeneration masterplan which delivered 2,000 new homes, commercial space, and public realm as part of a new waterfront neighbourhood in London.

Joining our team in the North West, Alex will support the delivery of the Oldham Town Centre Regeneration Masterplan. A partnership between Oldham Council and Muse, the transformative masterplan is set to deliver a brand-new neighbourhood, complete with 2,000 new homes across a mix of tenures.

Also joining the team is Sam Wilson as Project Manager. Sam joins from AtkinsRéalis, where he supported the delivery of the £240m arts venue ‘Factory International’, working in partnership with Manchester City Council.

Sam has also supported the delivery of Tower Works, a 245-bed mixed-use build to rent scheme in Leeds, and the design of Nikal’s Blackpool Central regeneration. As part of our team, Sam will help deliver our pipeline of new places in Blackpool, Wirral, and Warrington.

Phil Marsden, Managing Director at Muse – North West, said:

“Alex and Sam join us with extensive placemaking experience. Their knowledge and insight, gained from supporting significant and large-scale regeneration, will be invaluable to our team. As we deliver on our exciting pipeline of new places across the North West, alongside our local partners, it’s our people who will unlock the opportunity, long-term benefit, and social value of regeneration. Alex and Sam will be critical to our ambition.

We have seen strong growth in our business over the last 12 months. Expanding our team allows us to create additional capacity and bolster our knowledge and skills. Alex and Sam will be critical to our long-term vision and achieving our targets. ”

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