Team

Samuel Clark

CEO

Samuel is a multi-disciplined professional with expertise in both commercial and residential property. Samuel oversees the acquisition pipeline, portfolio and asset management strategies, develops the business plan and leads new business initiatives to enhance value and sustainability for the company.

Prior to establishing MRE, Samuel was a Director at SevenCapital where he was responsible for the identification and development of a variety of real estate assets.

Prior to working at SevenCapital Samuel was Development Director at a private equity fund backed by Lloyds Banking Group and Homes England responsible for making equity investments into UK house builders.      

Samuel is a Chartered Surveyor.

Sam Lawrence

Estates Director

Sam oversees all the estate management functions of the business.

Most recently Sam was a Director at GVA where he was responsible for the management of a number of portfolios including HSBC Alternative Investments Limited, Hines, Moorfield, Lone Star, IM Properties, Fidelity & Ardstone.

Prior to GVA Sam worked at ProLogis responsible for the management of the UK operating portfolio where he was awarded ProLogis European Property Manager of the Year.

Sam started his career at King Sturge where he was involved with the day to day management of The Crown Estate and was one of two dedicated surveyors responsible for the Brixton Portfolio of industrial properties.

Sam is a Chartered Surveyor.

Katrina Edmunds

Management Accountant

Katrina has more than 10 years’ experience in accountancy, having worked in the engineering, security and property sectors. A natural accountant, her expertise over the years has led to her achieving rapid promotion to management level.

She joined Merica from Nurton Developments, where she was assistant accountant, managing staff and the day-to-day running of the accounts department. She also oversaw the managing agents in relation to service charge accounts, budgets, insurance and utility contracts.

Katrina is a qualified AAT accounting technician.