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.
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.
Patrick Gloyens has been involved in commercial property development for 40 years. He was General Counsel at Australian giant Lend Lease, covering Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and was closely involved in the development of the Olympic Village at Stratford, the redevelopment agreement with the London Borough of Southwark at the Elephant & Castle, and the successful Bluewater litigation in the Court of Appeal, as well as developments in continental Europe. Prior to that he was a partner for nearly 20 years with City law firm Dechert specialising in commercial development and involved with aspects of property finance on trophy London buildings. He also acted for a rating agency on the property aspects of various commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions. He has worked on the Ram development for a number of years, and joined Greenland in a commercial role in April 2018 as Senior Strategy Director. He manages the commercial team at Greenland and is working on the commercial aspects at Ram.
Nicole has more than 20 years of experience in the property and construction sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, Nicole worked within a top international multi-disciplinary consultancy firm and as a client representative within major blue chip global businesses. She has a wide range of skills and knowledge throughout all stages of the development programme, especially in high density mixed-use residential development schemes. Previous projects on which she has worked include Grosvenor Waterside, Battersea Power Station, Chelsea Waterfront and Convoys Wharf. Nicole joined Greenland in September 2014 and leads the Spire London development, as well as overseeing and managing commercial elements of the company’s developments.
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.
“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