FSP appoints new MD
Published: 12 July, 2016
Ken Gunn to take over as Managing Director at retail consultancy
Leading retail property consultancy FSP has appointed itsdevelopment director Ken Gunn as its new managing director, as of 1 August 2016. Jo Hewson, FSP’s current MD will move to a part time role. Jo and fellow director John Fell, also moving to part time, will job share, each working 3 days per week for the next year, to provide a continuity of client service and continued input into FSP policy.
Ken Gunn joined FSP in 2008 and was appointed as a director in 2009. He has been responsible for developing FSP’s technical and international capabilities and has been the driving force behind FSP’s expansion into Europe with projects completed in 13 countries since 2010.
Ken Gunn said, “I am extremely grateful to Jo and John for their long term commitment to FSP and their role in creating a highly respected retail business consultancy. I am very excited to be working with such a fantastic team to realise the huge potential that exists for FSP - both in the UK and overseas.”
Jo Hewson said, “I am delighted that Ken is taking over as MD and wish him every success for the future. Ken’s international experience makes him the ideal person to lead FSP in the next stage of the company’s development.”
Since it was founded in 1976, FSP has worked with retail property portfolios in the UK, Ireland, and Europe and with leading names such as L&G, Hammerson, Aviva, Blackstone and M&G. Its client base and project work spans shopping centres, retail parks, factory outlets and retailers.