BNP Paribas Real Estate expands UK portfolio valuation team with two senior hires

BNP Paribas Real Estate has made two senior appointments to further bolster its UK Portfolio Valuation business.

Omar Choudhury joins as a Director and Robert Brydone as an Associate Director both based in the London Portfolio Valuation Team.

Omar Choudhury joins from Glennys where he acted on behalf of financial institutions carrying out valuations for loan security and acquisition purposes. He has over 20 years’ experience having previously undertaken fund valuations at JLL and been a Senior Valuation Manager at HSBC.

Robert Brydone has joined from EY in Prague, where he provided valuation advice across CEE. He previously worked at both JLL and CBRE in the Czech Republic and, prior to that, at Fuller Peiser in Birmingham.

Peter Sudell, Head of Portfolio Valuation at BNP Paribas Real Estate, said “Both Omar and Robert have a wealth of valuation knowledge and experience in managing complex, high-value portfolios, so I am delighted to have recruited them to our Portfolio Valuation team. These appointments underline our commitment to delivering a first-class service to our clients.”

Stephen Wolfe, Head of Valuation at BNP Paribas Real Estate, added: “I am pleased to welcome Omar and Robert to our growing valuation business. With over 200 RICS Registered property valuers across the UK we have an unrivalled breadth and depth of resources ensuring that we consistently deliver an accurate and timely valuation service to our domestic and international clients.”