In addition to its work in China, Greenland Group delivers major projects in 13 cities across nine countries and four continents. We combine this experience with local expertise to deliver celebrated residential and mixed-use developments in the UK.
The diversity of our team guarantees inspirational developments, and effective decision-making on market trends, locations and project delivery.
Taotao Song, Chief Executive Officer of Greenland (UK) Investment Ltd., has more than 20 years of experience in the property development industry. He had held the roles of Deputy General Manager in Greenland Sunan Subsidiary, and Executive Vice President in Greenland USA. He has overseen the successful development of many large mixed-use projects in China, the USA and the UK, of which the total construction areas are more than 10 million square meters, including residential apartments, 5 star hotels, integrated shopping centres and high rise offices. He is experienced in global operations and management, and his remit is to lead the growth and development of Greenland UK.
Gilbert Gehrmann, Senior Development Director at Greenland UK, has more than 30 years’ experience in the UK property development and construction industry. He has a proven track record of successfully delivering complex mixed-use developments and major regeneration schemes through all project delivery stages. His in-depth experience covers a wide range of building typologies including major façade retention schemes, medium- and high-rise private residential, affordable housing, conversion of Listed Buildings, office and retail. He has joined Greenland UK to lead the Project Development Management Centre as part of the wider Greenland team delivering the next stages of the Spire London and Ram Quarter developments.
Bin Zhao is Senior Director of Greenland UK’s Contract department and Spire London project. His expertise is in cost and procurement management in property development, and construction management in residential, retail, office and commercial sectors. He compiles and negotiates the company’s important contracts, and manages the valuation and payments in the projects’ construction chain. His entire career has been related to construction, as civil engineer, project manager, quantity surveyor or cost manager. He previously worked in Jingrui Group and Greenland’s Northeast China division, before moving to the UK in 2014 to take his current role.
Barry Shaw is Greenland UK’s Head of Legal and an experienced property lawyer. After graduating in law from Cambridge and qualifying as a solicitor, he was a Partner and Head of Property for many years at Wallace LLP, a commercial West End law firm. He has been involved in many significant property transactions, specialising in development, investments, construction and planning considerations, and property aspects of corporate transactions. These include a CPO on the proposed London Olympic site; the acquisition of a former Royal Naval Armaments Depot for a mixed-use development; the acquisition and disposal of a medical health centre; the disposal of some 40 restaurants; and site assembly for a football stadium development, with associated property work on its funding. He has also been a Conveyancing Expert in court proceedings. He moved in-house in 2018 as Head of Legal at Greenland, and quickly became actively involved in many aspects of the company.
Enna Luo began her career as a Sales executive, then becoming Market Analyst and Marketing Manager for Greenland’s Southwest China division. She was in charge of the market research department, and led research on local market and competitive schemes, providing advice on masterplan design, pricing, and architectural, landscape and interior design. In 2013 she transferred to Sydney as Senior Marketing Manager for Greenland Australia, where she managed the sales agents and creative agents, and led the marketing and sales campaigns of several projects in Sydney, including Greenland Centre Sydney (the tallest residential building in Sydney) and other mixed-use residential-led schemes. In 2018 she transferred to the UK to take up the role of Marketing and Sales Director for Greenland UK, where she oversees the marketing, sales, and pricing and sales strategy of all Greenland developments in the UK.
Xuan Luo has extensive experience within both property and investment banking. She was a Director in the Debt and Structured Finance team of CBRE in London, providing industry-leading advice on asset financing, loan sales, restructuring and corporate mergers. She was closely involved in a number of development financings including funding for the revamp of the former BBC Television Centre in London, financing for one of the largest mixed-use developments ever built in Ireland, and other projects across Europe. Prior to CBRE, she spent more than four years with Deutsche Bank London in Real Estate, Gaming & Leisure Group, covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She focused on M&A, Equity and Debt raising, having closed high profile transactions in a variety of asset classes. Xuan graduated from Cambridge University with a BA (Hons) in Economics. She is a member of the Chartered Finance Analyst (CFA) Institute. Xuan joined Greenland in December 2018 where she manages capital raising and strategic investment for the company in the UK.
“We’re committed to delivering high quality developments in the UK which are at the forefront of international trends in design and lifestyle, connect with communities, and contribute to society as a whole.”Taotao Song, Chief Executive Officer