The London Resort is led by Chief Executive PY Gerbeau and the Board is chaired by Steve Norris. There is also an advisory board, an executive management team and team of senior professional consultants combining experience in leisure, entertainment, construction and real estate.
The Senior Team
Renowned international entrepreneur and leisure industry executive PY Gerbeau joined The London Resort as Chief Executive in June 2019. He brings a vast wealth of experience from across the real estate, tourism, retail, sport and entertainment industries, including roles as CEO of London real estate business X-Leisure Limited, Chief Executive of the group which successfully turned around the fortunes of the Millennium Dome, and Vice President of Operations at Euro Disney.
Steve Norris has combined a long parliamentary and ministerial career with a successful career in business. Steve is a board member of a number of companies and a strategic advisor to several others in the fields of transport, infrastructure and property. He serves as Chairman of London Resort Company Holdings.
Paul has over 30 years’ experience advising companies in the real estate and finance sectors. He advises a range of listed and privately-owned companies with wide-ranging portfolios and development pipelines of commercial and residential assets, including Galliard Homes and Town Centre Securities. His previous roles include non-executive roles at GRIT Real Estate Income Group and JCRA Group and finance directorships at Asda Property Holdings, Regent Inns and Grantchester Holdings.
Alan Crane is a highly experienced and respected construction industry figure who provides consultancy expertise to a range of leading companies. He is a past President of the Chartered Institute of Building and former Chairman of the ICE Management Board. Alan’s 40-year career includes appointments as Chief Executive at Bovis International Group and Christiani & Nielsen Group. He has extensive international experience, is centrally involved on a number of high-profile industry advisory panels and has led a wide range of built environment industry organisations.
Alistair Dixon has been directly involved in the real estate industry for over 30 years. He became a founding member of the New York based institution, Bankers Trust European private equity real estate team. Over the next 15 years Alistair fulfilled many different roles within Bankers Trust and latterly RREEF/Deutsche Bank, culminating in becoming the Chief Executive Officer and Global Head of their opportunity fund business. Recently, he has advised a number of Asian investors on their European real estate strategies. As Chairman of the Malaysian based advisory group Azimuth, Alistair was directly involved in the origination and execution of some $1.5 billion of acquisitions by Asian clients in the UK market.