Andrew Hynard has been appointed as the new Candour chairman

new Candour chairman

Andrew Hynard has secured his role as the new Candour chairman as a result of his extensive experience in the construction sector

With over 40 years’ experience, Andrew Hynard was previously the chief executive of The Howard de Walden Estate, and prior to that he was deputy chairman of JLL’s UK business. He also worked as a chairman of the Investment Property Forum and has an impressive track record within capital markets and leadership positions.

As the new Candour chairman, Hynard will lead the advisory board on strategy and drive company growth with new institutional capital partnerships. He aims to wants to push ESG to the front of the company’s focus and ensure that the customer is at the heart of everything Candour does.

Andrew Hynard will not lose his current positions when he becomes the new Candour chairman. He will maintain his ongoing positions as chairman at both Clipstone Investment Management and Taurus Developments. He will also continue his role as senior advisor at Love Ventures.

‘Andrew’s experience and understanding of the UK property market is unparalleled’

Toby Pentecost, who co-founded Candour with Dan Rees, said:

“Andrew’s experience and understanding of the UK property market is unparalleled, and his introduction has significantly strengthened our team.

“His appointment has coincided with the start of two exciting new acquisitions and bolstered our landmark development in Bristol which is under construction.

“We look forward to working with him closely to grow a high-quality, sustainable workspace portfolio whilst maintaining our laser-focus on the customer offer, and ESG.”

Hynard has spent many years watching the company grow – now he will sit right at the heart of that growth

The new Candour chairman, Andrew Hynard, commented:

“I have known Toby and Dan for many years and observed with great interest the evolution of Candour to become a best-in-class development partner.

“Their complimentary skills together with the appointment of an exceptional professional team is already producing exceptional buildings.

“We are looking forward to growing Candour’s standing and reputation with new projects and hires in the pipeline.”



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