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John Gandy

John Gandy

Non-Executive

John Gandy

Non-Executive

John is a Property, Projects and senior Board Director with over 30 years’ experience as a Director of private and public companies, from start-ups to SME’s and large companies, in both the UK and USA.

A Chartered Surveyor and a RICS/MATA Accredited Commercial Mediator, in addition to his role as a Non-Executive at Orchestra Land, John is the Property Director of the Uniserve Group, one of the largest privately owned logistics companies in the UK, and is also a Trustee and Chair of the Asset Management Committee of the Bell Foundation.

John’s role at Orchestra Land is to support and provide guidance at both company and project level to the Executive Team and to play an active part in the Company’s growth.

Bassil Aslam

Bassil Aslam

Land & Planning Director

Bassil Aslam

Land & Planning Director

Bassil has over 10 years’ experience working for larger housing developers in acquisition and planning departments prior to starting at Orchestra Land. His hands on experience is gained in residential development acquisition, disposal, obtaining planning and he enjoys solving planning and development constraints having acquired land and obtained planning permissions for thousands of homes.

Bassil obtained his BSc (Hons) degree in Planning and Property Development from Nottingham Trent University and is a Chartered Planning and Development Surveyor and Associate Town Planner. As a Board Member for the RICS eastern region, he assists fellow surveyors through the APC process in gaining their professional accreditation.

Outside of work Bassil enjoys raising money for charities that he cares about and recently took part in a 50 mile bike ride raising awareness and money for Land Aid to help end youth homelessness.

Jonathan Bartlett

Jonathan Bartlett

Land & Planning Manager

Jonathan Bartlett

Land & Planning Manager

Jonathan has a background in Construction Project Management (BSc) and Spatial Planning (MSc - in progress) from the Oxford Brookes University. His 10 years' experience is achieved in large scale infrastructure, leisure, commercial and residential construction projects in the UK and Middle East. Jonathan is working towards his RTPI and RICS accreditations, alongside his masters degree which is expected to complete in September this year.

In his time with the company, Jonathan has expanded the business operations in to new regions across the South East and is working with landowners and developers on delivering residential led sites through the planning process.

Outside of work Jonathan likes to play tennis, football and cycling and recently took part in a 50 mile bike ride alongside colleagues to raise money for Mind mental health charity.