About us

Berkshire Holdings is a property company that creates value through a mixture of asset management, planning and development projects. We have in-depth experience in a number of different sectors from food stores to residential, office, industrial and highly complex mixed used schemes requiring leadership of large multi-disciplinary teams of consultants.


Meet the team

Nigel has over 25 years experience in property investment and development, including 10 years as Managing Director of Sapcote Developments acquiring and implementing numerous industrial, office and residential schemes both for sale and investment creation.

Earlier in his career Nigel worked at a number of major property investment /development companies; Laing Properties, Arlington and Taylor Woodrow Property Company, at the latter running all central London commercial development.


Family: Married with 3 kids, 2 step-kids, 2 grandchildren (+2 dogs)

Originates: Manchester

Lives: West London


Pastimes: Snowboarding, cinema, gym, travel, eating out

Teams: Manchester United, England Football, England Rugby

Band / Singer: Ever = Blink 182  Current = The Courteeners

Places:  London, Puglia, Miami, Innsbruck

Food: Fish Pie, Lasagne, Chicken Jalfrezi, Pipers Jalapeno & Dill crisps

Film: Ever = Pulp Fiction  Recent = Deadpool

Steven has wide ranging experience in the property industry, from running his own investment and development consultancy advising institutional clients (Steven Glancy Associates), to then moving client side and becoming a major shareholder in Regional Investments PLC, carrying out numerous added value investment transactions in Greater London and the South East.

Steven spent the early part of his career working for a number of large property companies including P & O Group and Ladbroke Group PLC.

Originates: North London

Lives: Queens Park


Pastimes: Running, skiing, eating and listening to inappropriately loud music

Band / Singer: Ever = Rolling Stones  Current = Jamie T

Places: Italy – preferably in a trattoria

Food:  Healthy in the week, all goes sideways on weekends

Film: Ever = Black Hawk Down  Recent = The Big Short


Chris Powell


Yvonne O'Reilly

Chris Powell has joined the Berkshire Holdings team as non-executive Chairman. Chris has over three decades of experience in the retail sector and was Chief Executive of Churston Heard before it was acquired by JLL in 2008. Following which Chris then served as Chairman to the retail group at JLL until 2013. Since then, whilst remaining as a consultant to JLL, Chris has taken the time to explore other interests including acting as a non-executive Chairman to Glenstone Property Group as well as Rowan Asset Management until earlier this year.

Whilst at Churston Heard, Chris was heavily involved in establishing the retail and investment market platforms ShopProperty.co.uk and PROPEX.

As well as joining Berkshire, Chris has recently joined retail agency Fawcett Read as non-executive Chairman.

Yvonne joined BIC in 2013 and has come from a strong administrative, marketing and programme management background having worked for some major names including UBS Investment Bank and Reuters. She is head of marketing and office manager.