Meet Our Team

Our in-house team has been carefully selected, with a wealth of experience in every stage of the development process, from expertise in acquisition and planning, through to procurement and delivery.

Dominic Fryer

Chief Executive

Dominic is a Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience in UK property and development.

James Trelfa

Managing Director

James has over 10 years’ experience and has oversight and responsibility for the company’s acquisitions & disposals.

Ray Palmer


Ray Palmer has specialised in development and investment for over 40 years.

Charles Allen

Head of European Real Estate

Charles Allen is a non-executive director of Danescroft, as well as being Head of European Real Estate at Fiera Real Estate.

Patrick Freestone

Non-Executive Director

Patrick is a non-executive director of Danescroft, as well as being Head of Corporate Investments for Fiera Real Estate.

Emma Cullen

Legal Counsel

Emma trained at Frere Chomeley Bischoff and qualified into the commercial property department. 

Sam Pheasant

Head of Land

Sam has an honours degree in Real Estate and is responsible for site acquisition through to planning and optimisation.

Alexandra Holburt

Development Manager

Having obtained a Masters Degree in Real Estate from Oxford Brookes University, Alexandra is a student member of the RICS.

Joshua Austin

Development Manager

Josh is a registered Architect and a chartered member of the RIBA with over 6 years experience across a number of sectors.