National property developer Sladen Estates adds to senior team

Paul Ruane, Sladen Estates.

National developer Sladen Estates has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Paul Ruane as its new projects director.

Paul brings 20 years’ experience in the industry to the firm and joins after spending ten years as deputy director of estates and head of property at the University of Derby. He will work closely with the development team to deliver on both onsite developments and assessment of new opportunities.

“I’m really happy to be joining the team and getting to work on important new projects across the UK for Sladen Estates. The company promotes approachable, imaginative and creative thinking when considering developments and this is a style of working that I strongly believe in”, said Paul.

“I am a member of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFIM), which compliments my 20 years’ experience and gives me a strong understanding of what different end users look for in property. I’m thrilled to be joining a team which works together to deliver and surpass the expectations of their clients and look forward to getting stuck in.”

Rachel Wood, managing director of Sladen Estates said: “The team at Sladen Estates continues to grow and we’re pleased to welcome Paul into the fold. We are delighted that he will be bringing his considerable industry expertise to our projects around the country.

“Paul’s specialism in property and experience of the higher education property sector will help to expand our offering and enable us to continue to deliver developments of the highest quality for our clients.”

Sladen Estates is a commercial property development company operating nationally, in the industrial, offices, retail, PRS and student accommodation sectors with a forward development portfolio of £750m.