Tiger Developments

Our People

We are only as strong as the people we employ. Working with us you’ll find us insightful, flexible, adaptable and above all knowledgeable. Always rising to the challenge, it’s our foresight and decades of development experience that make us experts in our field. It’s why our customers can rely upon us completely.

Managing Director
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John established Victoria Hall Limited in 1997, pioneering the development and operation of privately owned purpose built student accommodation across the UK. To date, Victoria Hall’s completed developments number over 5,500 ensuite bedrooms across nine separate schemes with a further 2,000 bedrooms under construction or in the planning process – over 1 million sq ft of developed space.

In 2011 John formed Victoria Hall Management Limited (VHML) to undertake joint ventures with capital providers in the purpose-built student accommodation sector, leveraging the skills of Victoria Hall as a developer and operator. Since 2011 VHML have developed 11 sites, with many more in the pipeline. John steered Tiger Developments to acquire and develop office space in Basingstoke and a logistics scheme in Didcot, expanding the company portfolio to £800 million to include trophy asset 130 Jermyn Street. He continues to drive the acquisition of developments across England and Scotland. 

Michael O Flynn

Michael is the Chairman and CEO of the O’Flynn Group and Chairman of Tiger and VHML. He is a leading figure in the Irish and UK property sectors and has considerable experience dealing with all aspects of property development, investment, construction and asset management. He has been involved in all areas of the group’s activities in Ireland, the UK and mainland Europe and thus has extensive property, banking and funding relationships established in each of these areas.

Executive Director
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Simon is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Surveyors and started his property career in 1978. He has extensive experience of the UK commercial investment and development markets including specialist alternative sectors including student accommodation and leisure.

Simon joined Tiger Developments in 2008 and is involved with funding and finance, joint ventures and partnership arrangements as well as strategic evaluation of acquisitions, disposals, development & asset management across the group's UK activities.

A keen horse rider, Simon competes in eventing and show jumping as well as having an interest in breeding operations.

Senior Development Manager
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Keith joined Tiger Developments in April 2016 after being seconded here for 14 months. He has over 22 years' experience in the development, consultancy and contracting project management sectors of the construction industry, including a wide variety of projects from renovations to multi-million-pound fit-out and new build schemes.

Keith is development manager for the £200 million Haymarket site in Edinburgh comprising 350,000 sq ft of office space, 415 hotel rooms and 57,000 sq ft of associated retail and leisure space as well as presently steering Tiger's £15 million York project through to practical completion. He is actively involved in the delivery of VHML developments including Denby Street in Sheffield (£24 million) scheduled for completion in 2018 and as development manager for The Glassworks in Leicester.

Keith enjoys watching football, cycling and is an occasional computer gamer.

Kevin Warr
Senior Development Manager
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Kevin joined Tiger Developments in January 2016, having spent the previous three years leading on the delivery of Ballymore's 1,700-unit London City Island. A Chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, Kevin has over 20 years' experience across the public and private sector. He started his professional career as a town planner, before moving to consultancy roles in London and, latterly, client-side development for Fairview New Homes and Ballymore.

Kevin is currently leading on master planning proposals for the redevelopment of Aylesham Shopping Centre in Peckham, a mixed-use retail and residential-led regeneration, as well as VHML’s £16.2 million PBSA in Southampton. He is also responsible for Tiger’s development feasibility studies for potential sites across Central London.

Kevin enjoys snowboarding, running and cycling.

Senior Development Manager
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Duncan joined Tiger Developments in January 2017 with over 30 years of development experience across the retail, commercial, mixed use and residential sectors. His previous positions include senior roles at Stockland UK, Crest Nicholson Regeneration, MEPC and BAA Lynton. Duncan comes to Tiger with direct and relevant experience having been involved in the delivery of Premier Inns in Croydon and Yeovil and the management of City office developments at One Tudor Street (70,000 sq ft) and 33 Gracechurch Street (103,000 sq ft).

Duncan is presently involved in projects at Magdalen Street, Colchester where planning has been granted for a 230-unit student residence and Vincent Place, Southampton, a 283-unit student residence under construction for completion in August 2017.

Duncan enjoys cycling, gardening and when he can, sailing.

Development Manager
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Simon joined Tiger Developments as a development manager in April 2016, coming from a background of senior positions with FTSE 100 and blue chip companies. He is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Building, holds Chartered status within the Institute of Management and has an MBA. Simon demonstrates exceeding resourcefulness and has a vast knowledge of the construction industry, specialising in contractual and contractor management. With a committed awareness of energy saving, he has a specific and detailed understanding of developing, always delivering projects to a safe, business-centred and profitable result.

Simon enjoys open water swimming, home improvements and following Southampton FC.

Finance Director
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Steve spent 13 years as group financial controller at Welbeck Land, the development arm of Howard de Walden Estates, overseeing property development across a wide range of sectors, most notably re-developing One Lothbury in the City of London as well as mixed-use schemes in Leeds and Manchester. Moving to Ballymore in 2013 as commercial finance manager, he worked on several high-profile developments including Phase 1 of the Embassy Gardens site in Battersea and the potential redevelopment of Bishopsgate Goodsyard in London's E1.

Joining Victoria Hall Management Limited in January 2016, Steve is responsible for overseeing all financial matters across both the development and operational businesses at VHML and Tiger Developments.

Steve likes to cycle and watch sport.

Non-Executive Director

Michael is the Group Operations Director of the O’Flynn Group and a Non-Executive Director of Tiger and VHML. He co-ordinates and oversees the architectural, engineering, building, marketing and sales teams within the O’Flynn Group. He has market-leading experience in delivering large-scale developments from concept to completion. These include Ballincollig Town Centre and the Elysian in Cork.

Margaret O'Neill
Non-Executive Director

Margaret is Group Finance Director of the O’Flynn Group and a Non-Executive Director of Tiger and VHML. She has overall responsibility for all aspects of the financial operation of the Group. This includes the investment process, financial planning and the strategic development of Group businesses.