An experienced
team you can
count on

Our team
Bringing unrivalled
knowledge about
the UK residential
market.
With a diverse background from across the real estate sector, our focused team has seen it all before.
This team is both experienced and meticulous, applying a 50-page checklist to each development to ensure all risks are known and mitigated, and that value is added at all points. Wherever the scheme is located in the UK, we have systems and procedures in place to efficiently work out the feasibility of each development we look at.
Paul Crocker
Managing Director

Paul had been working in the property industry since 1978. Throughout his career he has been primarily involved in building and running the group’s investment portfolio, originally with the acquisition of blocks where flats were let to regulated tenants and more recently on blocks let on ASTs. Paul enjoys keeping fit, watching Arsenal and skiing when his wife and four children allow it!

Howard Crocker
Managing Director

Howard joined Delph in 1980. His initial focus was mostly on developing in London, including conversions of warehouses, schools and office buildings. Howard is now responsible for new development acquisitions. Howard is married with four children and enjoys making rock albums, playing guitar and has a large psychedelic rock music collection.

Richard Forman
Head Of Sales and Marketing

Richard has been working within the property industry since 1988, and has been at Delph since 1996. He oversees all sales and marketing activity for the business. He also works closely with the acquisitions team pricing new schemes and is responsible for ensuring the locations, layouts and specification are suitable for our needs. Richard lives in South West London with his wife and two daughters.

Nicholas Belkin
Head of Acquisitions

Nick has been at Delph since 2006 and involved in property all his working life. Heading up the Acquisitions team he has extensive knowledge of many cities across the UK and is always looking for the next exciting opportunity, and overseeing the due diligence and legal process. Away from the office Nick is a keen Sunday morning sportsman and family man.

Stewart Booth
Head of Construction

Stewart has been in the building industry for 30 years, 15 of these working with Delph. Starting his working life on site on the contracting side of the business has given him a wide understanding of the processes of construction.  Stewart plays a vital role in ensuring the delivery of Delph developments to a high standard across the country. Stewart lives in Kent with his wife and three children and spends weekends refurbishing his old farm house.

Rebecca Elms
Residential Portfolio Manager

Rebecca has a valuable 20 years’ experience in the property industry and joined Delph in 2007. Rebecca oversees the Portfolio Lettings across London and the UK and the Portfolio Sales in London. Rebecca started her property career in Bath and moved to London in 2004 in order to gain further skills and experience.

Claire Halliwell
Sales and Investments Manager

Since graduating from The University of Birmingham, Claire has gained over 10 years’ experience in the property industry . She has worked for Delph since 2009 and oversees the individual plot sales and setting up management of our new acquisitions. Outside work Claire enjoys a busman’s holiday and renovating and selling properties in London.

Robert Haynes
Senior Acquisitions Analyst

Robert joined the acquisitions team at Delph in the summer of 2014. He has six years’ experience in property and has worked in the industry since his graduation in 2010 from Oxford Brookes University.  An enthusiastic sports fan, Robert enjoys keeping fit, playing for his local hockey team and taking as many golf and ski trips as possible!

Hannah Bowen
Marketing Manager

Since graduating from Cardiff University in 2010, Hannah has worked in the property industry. She joined the team in early 2015 and takes care of all things marketing at Delph Property Group. Outside of the office, Hannah is a keen traveller and can be found chasing the sun around the world or making the most of London’s diverse theatre scene.

Adam Connor
Acquisitions Analyst

After graduating from Nottingham, Adam developed skills within estate agency and residential lettings sectors before joining the Delph team. His role as an acquisitions analyst is to source and evaluate land deals and residential development opportunities. A keen footballer and skier, he likes to keep active either on the pitch or the slopes.

Melanie Morgan
Financial Controller

Melanie joined Delph in February 2016 and is responsible for day-to-day finance operations of the company’s new purchases.  Before joining Delph, Melanie held various finance positions such as Assistant Finance Manager at London based Property Development Company. In her free time Melanie enjoys cooking, travelling and keeping fit and has recently began training with a ladies football team.

Sasha Silva
Lettings Coordinator

Sasha studied LLB Law at BPP University Law School and has been a vital member of the Lettings Team for 2 years. She has extensive property experience as a Letting’s negotiator and property manager. Outside of the office Sasha enjoys travelling and keeping fit.

Lucy Davenport
Lettings Coordinator

Lucy started at Delph in 2014 and has prior experience in planning and building control. She works on the residential portfolio as a lettings coordinator and is proud to be part of such a dynamic family run business. Away from the office Lucy likes keeping fit and travelling the world.

Andriani Plessa
Architectural Designer

Andriani is a qualified Architect originally from Athens, she has completed a Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture at The University of East London. Andriani carries responsibility for the maintenance and refurbishment of the retained stock, designing, specifying and running projects on site across London and the regional cities in which Delph retain a rented portfolio.. Andriani lives in East London with her fiancé but enjoys regular visits back to her home country of Greece.

Marios Martinis
Project Designer

Marios graduated from the University on East London where he completed his Professional Diploma in Architecture. His role at Delph is to design projects ahead of time so they can be completed quickly, efficiently and successfully. He also supervises and monitors the progress of the new Delph acquisitions in order to ensure that all projects have a high quality finish.When not working Marios likes to spend his time with friends and visiting architecture and design exhibitions.

Becky Ellis
Property and Asset Manager

Having spent over a decade in the property industry Becky joins Delph as Property and Asset Manager, focusing on the management of the residential portfolio and optimisation of the estate. Becky brings with her a wealth of experience gained through previous roles as an asset manager and more recently experience within the mortgage market managing the disposal of repossessed assets.
In her spare time Becky enjoys morning runs, travelling and spending time with her young nieces.

Emma Keller
New Business Development Manager

Emma joined Delph in 2016 and is responsible for New Business Development. A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, Emma plays a major role in introducing builders and developers across the length and breadth of the country to Delph Property Group. Outside of the office, Emma enjoys keeping fit, reading and trying all the latest brunch spots across the capital.

Nina Burness
Team Assistant

A graduate from Oxford Media and Business school, Nina takes care of all of the administerial duties within the office. She has a passion for travelling and spent much of her gap year exploring the Southern Hemisphere before joining Delph in 2016. Nina enjoys baking and playing tennis, when the British weather allows!