Our People

Kevin McCabe

Kevin M[c]Cabe
  • Scarborough, UK

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    +44(0)1723 500208

Kevin McCabe is the founder and Chairman of Scarborough Group International and many of its other globally branded Scarborough corporates. Kevin commenced a career in the construction industry in 1964 from his home City of Sheffield and thereafter qualified as a Quantity Surveyor. His first owned corporation - County Properties Limited – was formed in 1976 being a precursor to the original Scarborough Group International, set up coincidental to the floatation of County on the London Stock Exchange in 1980. Kevin’s longstanding experience stretches not only to real estate but also financial and corporate knowledge involving the leadership of private and public organisations across the globe. Kevin has also been a driving force behind Scarborough Group International’s expansion, which started back in the 1990s into Europe, the Far East and beyond.

Simon McCabe

Simon M[c]Cabe
  • London, UK

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    +44 (0)20 7127 9170

Simon McCabe is a surveyor with over 18 years’ experience within the property industry. Simon heads up the Group’s property development and investment business throughout the UK. He is also Director of Sheffield United Football Club. Prior to joining Scarborough Group, Simon spent a number of years working for a private quantity surveying firm, a national development company and had a short stint as a professional footballer. Simon has excellent knowledge of the property market and leisure industry, and is a key member to the strategic team for future Group strategies and forward planning.

Scott McCabe

Scott M[c]Cabe
  • Leeds, UK

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    +44 (0)113 284 0800

Scott has worked for Scarborough Group since the mid 1990s with a core focus on the property services and leisure sectors of the Group and until recently, headed up the Forsyth business, a leading UK wide serviced office provider, that was sold to Regus plc in the early part of 2014. He is also responsible for the management and coordination of the Group's property interests at Sheffield United, including a four star 158 bedroom hotel where he works closely with the Singaporean operator, Millennium and Copthorne Hotels. Scott sits on the Board of SUFC overseeing the Group's interests within the Club and more recently, working in tandem with our new Saudi Arabian partner. He also plays a lead role in sourcing and building relationships with key sponsor partners at the Club. Scott sits on the board of Vsoftco, a software development company that provides content and virtual games principally for the gaming sector. The business is headquartered on a technology park in Malaga, Spain and currently has a global footprint with contracts across Europe, Africa and the Americas. Scott represents the Group's interest in Canada where we have a joint venture with a Canadian organisation, namely Agellan Partners, investing in small office/light industrial assets in the Greater Toronto Area.

Simon Marshall

Simon Marshall
  • London, UK

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    +44(0)20 7127 9170

Simon works across all divisions of the Group on major strategic and capital-raising projects and currently heads up the China growth opportunities business. He is a senior investment professional with over 16 years’ experience across multiple disciplines, including private equity, corporate, project, real estate and leveraged finance. Prior to joining Scarborough, Simon held roles as a senior executive at private equity firm, Beaubridge LLP and as an investment director with US hedge fund, D.E. Shaw & Co. Simon is a graduate of Magdalene College, Cambridge with a BA and MA in Modern Languages.

Jeremy Tutton

Jeremy Tutton
  • Leeds, UK

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    +44 (0)113 284 0800

Jeremy Tutton is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants. Jeremy is CFO of Scarborough Group International and has 30 years experience working in finance, specifically within the Real Estate industry. Before joining Scarborough Jeremy has worked for Valad Property Group, Teesland PLC, Capital & Regional Properties PLC, Marylebone Warwick Balfour PLC and Allied London Properties PLC . Jeremy has a wealth of experience in corporate acquisitions and disposals, Real Estate fund launches and stock market listings, tax planning and audit compliance within highly regulated environments.

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly
  • Manchester, UK

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    +44(0)161 393 5940

Paul is a Chartered Surveyor with over 15 years' experience in the property industry across the UK and Ireland with a focus primarily across all commercial sectors. Paul is responsible for the identification and delivery of commercial and mixed use developments across the UK and the day to day management of the Scarborough Group Manchester office. Prior to joining Scarborough Group, Paul was a Partner at Knight Frank in their Development and Agency team where he advised commercial occupiers, property developers and UK funds on the delivery, disposal and management of their property assets.  

Howard Cartwright

Howard Cartwright
  • Manchester, UK

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    +44 (0) 161 393 5940

Howard is a Chartered Building Surveyor and is based in our Manchester office. He was formerly an Associate Director with Highcross Strategic Advisers Ltd and has also worked recently for Praxis Real Estate Management Ltd. He has over 25 years’ experience of dealing with Commercial Property across all sectors including industrial, retail, residential and offices and is involved in project managing all aspects of the Group's development work. 

Nicola Wallis

Nicola Wallis
  • Manchester, UK

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    +44 (0)161 393 5940

Nicola has over 15 years' experience working in residential sales, 9 years in a senior management role with a proven track record of delivery. Leading on the sales discipline on all residential developments working closely with the development team from inception to completion and post sales customer care. Responsible for developing and implementing a clear Group sales & marketing strategy and ensuring maximum revenue is achieved.

Nicola's experience includes dealing with all areas of new homes including investment sales, Government backed affordable schemes such as shared ownership/shared equity and open market sales. Delivering sales on a mix of residential dwellings nationally, including new build apartments, homes in listed buildings and houses.

Paul Smith

Paul Smith
  • Leeds, UK

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    +44 (0)113 284 0800

Paul is a qualified Quantity Surveyor and has over 25 years' experience in the Commercial Property sector. Paul project manages Scarborough's developments nationally, delivering schemes in excess of £100 million, including food retail, bespoke city centre offices, accommodation and hotels. A number of projects are central to the regeneration of local town and city centres and Paul works closely with local authorities to bring the schemes to fruition.

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson
  • London, UK

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    +44 (0)20 7127 9170

Through his own company, Spring Real Estate Partners, Mark works as an independent consultant to Scarborough Group managing two key projects, namely Thorpe Park Leeds and Sheffield Digital Campus. After graduating from the University of Reading Mark joined Teesland (part of Scarborough Group) in 1995. He moved in 2002 to join one of Scarborough’s development partners, the housebuilder Gladedale Group, becoming a Director of a number of companies within the Group and Managing Director of its mixed use division, ‘Reland’. Mark re-joined Scarborough Group in January 2010 as the company relaunched itself into property development in the UK. He then set up Spring Real Estate Partners in 2014 to develop his own business while maintaining close ties to Scarborough Group.

Paul Holcroft

Paul Holcroft
  • Leeds, UK

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    +44 (0)113 284 0800

Paul has more than 10 years of experience in the real estate sector, having worked for PwC, DTZ and Hansteen. While at Hansteen, he spent four years as Regional Manager where he held sole responsibility for the management of a 3.5 million sq ft portfolio. Paul plays an integral role in building relationships with partners and stakeholders across the regional commercial market, ensuring that our projects are developed into sustainable communities and become attractive places for people to live, work and visit.”

Susan Tham

Susan Tham
  • Hong Kong

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    +852 3793 3328

Susan joined Scarborough Group over 10 years ago and was involved in many development and investment projects in the UK before setting up the Group’s Hong Kong and China offices to source investment opportunities, and most successfully the Group’s relationship with Top Spring International and Rainbow Department Stores.  With over 20 years’ experience in setting up and operating companies, Susan was also instrumental in setting up the first Forsyth Business Centre operation in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen. She holds a MBA from the University of Sheffield.

Peter Ko

Peter Ko
  • Hong Kong

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    +852 3793 3328

Peter is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst and joined the Hong Kong office of Scarborough Group in 2004 to head up its finance and accounting function and has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of accounting, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment and treasury.

Before joining Scarborough, Peter worked for major accounting firms such as Ernst and Young and PWC in Hong Kong, the UK and Australia. Peter holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree from the University of Hong Kong and a Master of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales in Australia.