People: LSH; Tyler Grange; Petit Forestier

Hayley Parker

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has appointed Hayley Parker as a director within its growing alternatives valuation team based in Birmingham.

Parker previously spent eight years at Christie & Co specialising in trading valuations, across the medical, leisure and care sectors for a range of purposes and clients including all the major lenders. Prior to Christie & Co she spent time at Cushman & Wakefield and DTZ.

Christiaan Flatley, senior director at LSH, said: “Hayley’s appointment comes at an exciting time for our business as we continue to grow out our trading valuations expertise and augment our unmatched national coverage”.

Ken Hogg, who leads LSH’s alternatives valuation team added, “In an increasingly dynamic healthcare market, when the focus is firmly on the ability to price operational risk, the strong expertise Hayley can offer our clients in this space will be a terrific addition to the team”.

Parker will be joined by additional new recruits into the alternatives team in the next few months.


Jon Berry, Simon Ursell and Julian Arthur

Birmingham-based environmental consultancy Tyler Grange has appointed Jon Berry as Managing Director. He supersedes Simon Ursell, who becomes Chair of the firm.

Both leaders co-founded Hockley’s Tyler Grange – experts in arboriculture, ecology and landscape planning – 14 years ago.

As managing director, Jon Berry, previously Sales Director / Director of People, Places & Purpose, is now responsible for developing the B Corp consultancy’s commercial, people and ESG strategies and leading its 100+ strong nationwide team.

Also, within his remit is ensuring that the disruptive business continues to operate as efficiently, effectively and productively as possible, whilst acting responsibly and creating a healthier future for people and the planet.

Simon Ursell becomes Chair of the business, as he further develops his non-executive portfolio. He’s now working with purpose-driven business owners and leaders to embed transformational change. A pioneer and believer of the four-day working week, he’ll work with Tyler Grange two days each week, and the other two with other SMEs.

The firm’s third co-founder Julian Arthur retains his role of technical director.

Berry said: “Becoming Managing Director is a challenge that I welcome. It’s pushing me out of my comfort zone to lead Tyler Grange into the next phase of our journey. Simon, Julian and I co-founded the business and we’ve worked very closely together, and supported each other, ever since. I have no doubt that this will continue and we’re all very much looking forward to the new roles and dynamics that our restructure brings.”

Ursell said: “I’ve been Managing Director of Tyler Grange for over 14 years, and it’s been the most phenomenal journey that the three of us have shared. I’m very much looking forward to having a different role and focus, whilst taking what I’ve learnt – from our successes, the mistakes we’ve made and the challenges we’ve overcome – to help other business leaders to discover what they can also achieve.”

Tyler Grange employees over 100 people across its seven-strong UK office network. It’s a member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on ESG, the Better Business Network and supports the Better Business Act.


Barrie Javens

Petit Forestier, a leading provider in the refrigeration and cold chain solutions industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Barrie Javens in the distinguished position of managing director for Petit Forestier UK.

He replaces Neale Brothwood who has decided to step down from the position of managing director for personal reasons. However, Neale will remain with the business in a directorship capacity.

Javens brings a wealth of logistics industry and consulting experience, where he has effectively managed various business divisions.

The group is confident that these changes will fortify its position in the market and set the stage for continued success and ongoing expansion within the UK.

On his appointment, Javens said: “I am truly honoured and excited to take on the role of Managing Director for Petit Forestier United Kingdom. Petit Forestier is a renowned leader in the Refrigerated Asset Rental sector, and I am committed to building on the strong foundation laid by my predecessor, Neale.”

Brothwood will continue to play a crucial role in the UK management team, leveraging his extensive knowledge of the business, while supporting Barrie during the transition and beyond.

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