Richard Evans, Commercial Director
Mr Partnerships. Richard has been involved with property for over 20 years. As a marketing guy by background, he has a particular strength in identifying opportunities, working out audiences and demand then delivering the best product to market.
He handles the company’s commercial matters from site sourcing and appraisals, thinking creatively regarding planning opportunities, managing risk via detailed financial analysis, fund raising, protecting our risk and legal position as well as dealing with sales and marketing in the final phase.
Enjoying great relationships with our partners at all levels is super important to us, it makes life more fun when you get along and are well aligned. We respect our partners time and funding whether that’s joint venturing on land or utilising funding or contracting and taking professional advice. We have a financial and moral responsibility to look after your time and money. Richard sets up our partnerships to ensure that all parties win and achieve a successful outcome.
Before teaming up with Jonathan he honed his skills within a corporate career as a senior Executive and General Manager with P&L responsibility with several global fortune 500 business, but Richard has an entrepreneurial drive and began a new phase of his career developing new businesses 15 years ago. He still has involvement is some of these, but his primary focus in the past few years is building Distinctive Developments and creating the best house builder and development company in the local area. We want to deliver houses that leave a legacy of which we can feel proud. House buyers deserve more than living in a box in a row of other boxes. We offer a bespoke, individualised and higher quality alternative.
Richard lives in Stamford with his wife Shelley and his adorable Cockapoo called Morrissey (unlike his namesake he’s a happy puppy, you can check him out in our Glaston video).
Hit him up on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/richevans/