Innovo launches Real Estate Development Team led by John Forrester and Brendon Moss



London, 24 June 2024 – Innovo, an industry leader in development and innovation across the built environment, today announces the launch of its Real Estate Development Team with the appointments of industry heavyweights John Forrester and Brendon Moss.

  • John will serve as Chair of Innovo Real Estate Development as it builds its operations across geographies, and Brendon has joined as Managing Director of Innovo Real Estate Development.
  • The experience and expertise John and Brendon bring to the team demonstrates Innovo’s commitment and ambition to deliver the highest quality, contemporary projects in London and beyond.

John will serve as Chair of Innovo Real Estate Development, providing strategic direction and support to the Real Estate Development Team. John’s career spans more than 35 years in property and real estate, having most recently served as Group CEO and Global President of Cushman & Wakefield from July 2017 to December 2023. John also serves as a Special Adviser to Related Argent, one of the largest privately-owned property and urban regeneration businesses in the UK.

Brendon has joined as Managing Director of Innovo Real Estate Development, leading the operations of the Development team. Brendon moves to Innovo from Auriens Group, where he was Head of Development since 2017. He previously worked for Qatari Diar where he oversaw the redevelopment of the Chelsea Barracks, and prior to that he was a Director at Land Securities and Tishman Speyer.

John Forrester, Chair, Real Estate Development, Innovo, commented: “Innovo has built some of the most important buildings in the UAE over the past 35 years, and I look forward to working with the team to bring that wealth of experience and expertise to wider markets. There is so much opportunity and potential. The UK needs more companies like Innovo to take on the challenge of creating new and immersive spaces that contribute to their communities. I’m eager to play my role in supporting those efforts.”

Brendon Moss, Managing Director, Real Estate Development, Innovo, commented: “It is exciting that a company with the experience and scale of Innovo is entering the UK market and looking to invest and grow in London. Establishing a development team based in London is just the first step in the journey as we look to tap into the vast potential here. I look forward to seeing what we can accomplish together and creating some exceptional spaces across London and beyond.”

Bishoy Azmy, CEO, Innovo Group said: “The launch of the Innovo Real Estate Development team demonstrates the scope of our ambition in London. John’s experience and strategic guidance alongside Brendon’s deep expertise in the sector will bring the knowledge and energy that will enable Innovo to take on the opportunities we are seeing in London. It is an exciting time for Innovo and for London and the UK, and I am looking forward to working with both John and Brendon to see what we can achieve together.”