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Simon Ruck

Simon Ruck

Director, Head of Projects

Simon is Director, Head of Projects with responsibility for delivering the Residential Quarter, Amenity Projects and working with Jason Stafford, Head of Development and Construction to deliver the development pipeline. He joined Harwell Campus in September 2020 from Brookfield Properties (now joint venture Partner) having worked there for 11 years.

Over the past 20 years, Simon has worked across many disciplines within the Real Estate Sector, spanning Asset Management, Development and Construction.

Simon previously held senior management positions at Brookfield Properties in both Development and Asset Management, and directed the Asset and Property Management business. He was deeply involved in the growth of the London City Portfolio, managing c. 4.25m square feet of assets. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2009, he held roles at Grainger Plc, Multiplex Developments and Bovis Lend Lease. Simon received his BSc (Hons) from Loughborough University, and undertook the Advanced Management Programme at Henley Business School. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Simon enjoys a very active life style, and as a father of four is keen to in-still healthy living into his family life. Simon is a keen runner, and has undertaken two marathons and seeks to run most days; he enjoys golf, swimming and most other sports. He helps coach the local football team and has supported his children in many different year groups. Simon also enjoys world travel, and has participated in a 3.5 month Arctic Expedition, and climbed both Kilimanjaro and Mount Kenya. Simon maintains an active interest in property investment and development personally, with rental property and residential development projects in progress.