+44 (0) 20 3301 1300 info@hearthstone.co.uk

Meet the team

Hearthstone Investment Management Limited

  • Andrew Smith - Partner

    Andrew Smith - Partner

    Chief Investment Officer
    tel: +44 (0) 20 3301 1305
    Andrew's 30 year property investment career has included international fund management and strategy roles at Aberdeen Asset Management, where he ultimately served as Global Head of Property overseeing client assets of over £20 billion, and previously at Henderson Global Investors. He is a past Chairman of the Investment Property Forum, and has served on a variety of industry steering groups for organisations such as INREV, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Bank of England Property Forum.
  • Richard Otten - Partner

    Richard Otten - Partner

    Director – Asset Management
    tel: +44 (0) 20 3301 1322
    Richard has run residential investment funds for over 25 years, in roles covering the complete property investment cycle from site finding to transactions and asset management.  He formed one of the early Business Expansion Scheme property companies, funded through Lazards, and later became a director of Pinnacle Housing, which managed approximately 25,000 properties with a value of over £900 million.  He went on to establish Fairbridge Estates, and jointly set up Fairbridge Residential, a specialist fund management company.
  • Cristoforo Rocco di Torrepadula - Partner

    Cristoforo Rocco di Torrepadula - Partner

    Director – Investor Relations
    tel: +44 (0) 20 3301 1335
    Cristoforo has more than 25 years’ experience working with institutional investors across asset classes, focusing in particular on private equity, infrastructure and currency risk. He spent 14 years with Schroders in London, Tokyo, Geneva, Zurich and Seoul, and subsequently managed the London office of AG Bisset Associates. He has developed particular specialist knowledge of public sector pension funds, and their investment requirements.
  • Andrew Tarbit

    Andrew Tarbit

    Fund Controller
    tel: +44 (0) 20 3301 1300
    Andrew is a qualified chartered accountant who has worked within real estate finance and operations teams for over 10 years, most recently as Fund Accounting Manager for Schroders in London, and previously with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
    A graduate of Oxford University, he has worked with onshore and offshore investment vehicles covering a broad range of real estate investment structures throughout the property lifecycle.  In doing so, he has led teams with responsibility for core, middle office and auxiliary services, on behalf of funds with real estate assets totalling over £4 billion.
  • John Coles

    John Coles

    Asset Manager
    tel: 0203 301 1307
    John is a qualified chartered surveyor and experienced asset manager who has worked in real estate for 10 years.
    He has a background in dealing across all real estate asset classes with a specialty in strategic asset management. A transaction focused property professional with a strong track record in the acquisition and disposal of a wide variety assets.
    Most recently as Asset Manager for Mapeley Estates working on the HMRC STEPs Estate, and previously having trained with BNP Paribas Real Estate in their City office. His experience stretches across both client side and consultancy roles with a strong background in dealing with challenging assets including complex receivership and insolvency positions.
    A graduate of both the Universities of Leicester and Sheffield John has an extensive network of contacts across the property industry and a passion for the private rented residential sector.

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