London-focused residential and mixed-use property developer Telford Homes has appointed Lesley Chen Davison as chief operating officer. She will join the firm’s executive committee and be responsible for supporting the execution of Telford Homes’ business strategy. She will report to CEO Anne Kavanagh.
Chen Davison is highly experience in the UK’s build to rent (BTR) sector having been involved in some of the country’s earliest purpose-built BTR projects, including East Village and Elephant Central during her time at Delancey, where she was a senior director for 14 years.
Most recently she was head of commercial strategy for GoSpace AI. Prior to that, she was CIO of Seaforth Land leading the firm’s investment strategy, property acquisitions and financing. She started her real estate career at Deutsche Bank, spending time in both the New York and London offices.