Prior to joining M7 Real Estate in February 2009, John worked at Halverton REIM LLP (subsequently GPT Halverton) as technology manager. John has over 20 years of experience of IT and software development. At GPT Halverton, John was responsible for the administration and deployment of the financial and asset management database (Yardi) with over 200 users across 8 countries. The system provided data storage and IFRS analytics for all Client and internal reporting. In 1996 he joined Teesland iOG (now Valad) as an Asset Manager responsible for a £40m light industrial portfolio in the East of England, whilst developing their asset management database used by over 70 staff throughout Europe. At M7, John is responsible for all data management systems. Utilising a number of industry standard software tools and working with leading software retailers, John continues to develop data management systems for the future.