Meet the Team

Welbeck Land is led by partners Alistair Watson, Martyn Bowes, Damon Turner and Andrew Hodgson, shown below along with the directors and senior personnel on the Welbeck Strategic Land planning team.

Alistair Watson, <small>BSc, MRICS</small>
Alistair Watson, BSc, MRICS
Managing Partner

Alistair has a 30-year track record of success in the property business, first as a partner in a leading commercial agency, then heading up a development team with one of the largest London-based development companies. Then in 1994 he established Welbeck Land going on to create and deliver over £2bn worth of developments and investments before, with Martyn Bowes and Adrian Bouch, acquiring the business from the family in 2012.

Tel: 020 7529 3814


Martyn Bowes, <small>ACIB, AMCT, MCSI, CIMA</small>
Martyn Bowes, ACIB, AMCT, MCSI, CIMA
Partner and Financial Director

Originally an accountant and investment banker by profession, Martyn joined Welbeck Land in 2007, having previously worked in corporate and investment banking, after leaving the armed forces. He was formerly head of property lending with one of the UK’s largest banks, and has worked extensively on healthcare and real estate financing at both a corporate and structured project level, using both debt and equity. His professional background has helped Welbeck create a unique pool of investors, worldwide, on which to draw for specific projects.

Tel: 020 7529 3817


Damon Turner, <small>BSc (Hons), ICIOB</small>
Damon Turner, BSc (Hons), ICIOB

Damon joined Welbeck in 2015, to work within the Strategic Land team having previously worked in the house building industry for the last 17 years. He became a Partner of the business two years later in 2017 and continues to be responsible for finding new opportunities to expand Welbeck’s Strategic Land portfolio.

Tel: 020 529 3816


Andrew Hodgson, <small>BSc, MRICS, AssocRTPI</small>
Andrew Hodgson, BSc, MRICS, AssocRTPI

Andrew is a professional surveyor with a 14-year record of successfully obtaining planning consents for development land throughout Britain. He joined Welbeck in 2014 and became a Partner of the business in 2019. Projects he has worked on have resulted in planning consents for over 8,500 new homes, on behalf of landowners. Andrew manages several large strategic land projects and identifies for new opportunities.

Tel: 020 7529 3812


Alice Lack, <small>MRTPI</small>
Alice Lack, MRTPI
Planning / Director

Alice is a chartered Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute with 10 years’ experience. She previously worked with private planning practices, which has enabled her to gain an in depth knowledge of the UK planning system. She is specifically responsible for managing external teams to achieve planning permission.

Tel: 020 7529 3806



Jennifer Liu, <small>MRTPI</small>
Jennifer Liu, MRTPI
Planning/Associate Director

Jennifer has recently joined Welbeck as a planning manager. She has 8 years of experience gained in planning consultancy. She is responsible for overseeing planning progress on a number of strategic land projects.

Tel: 020 7529 3808


Keke Chai, <small>BSc (Hons), ACA</small>
Keke Chai, BSc (Hons), ACA
Financial Controller

Keke is a Chartered Accountant and joined Welbeck in 2016. Prior to joining Welbeck, she trained with PwC, and worked for a private equity business in the North West. Keke has day to day responsibility for the bookkeeping and accounts team, and contributes significantly to the businesses day to day operations and administration.

Tel: 020 7529 3802


Adrian Bouch, <small>BSc, FRICS</small>
Adrian Bouch, BSc, FRICS

A director of Welbeck Land since 1999, Adrian has worked in property investment and development for the past 30 years. His areas of specialisation include identifying and selecting sites with the highest potential for planning success, directing the Welbeck Strategic Land teams that deliver these projects, and negotiating subsequent land sales to housebuilders. Adrian retired from the business in March 2019 but continues to support Welbeck as a consultant on dedicated projects.

Tel: 020 7529 3813


Ian Webb
Ian Webb
Welbeck MediCap

Ian is Commercial Director of Welbeck MediCap, structuring healthcare and related development and investment projects for both the public and private sectors. He has focused mainly on healthcare development/investment projects since the mid 1990s, working with National Health Service and private-sector occupiers.