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Leadership Team

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Paul Stoodley

Chief Executive Officer

Paul is CEO of Salmon and brings 25 years of senior-role experience across a broad spectrum of property and business activities. 

His career started in an advisory capacity with a special focus on occupiers and particularly in the nascent 90’s tech sector helping IBM Hewlett Packard & Electronic Arts among others find property solutions.  An interest in the creation or Real Estate saw a move client-side with a particular focus on employment-led solutions which saw properties developed and asset managed across the UK. 

A Geography graduate from UCL, placemaking, quality of working environment, long-term investability and environmental impact are high on his agenda. 

Paul is a supporter of London’s Air Ambulance Charity and works with them to safeguard Landing sites in the capital.

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Doug Stewart BSc (Hons) FRICS


Doug is a founding Director of Salmon and joined the Board in 1993 acting as Chief Executive Officer from 2006 to 2019.

He has over 40 years of development experience. Doug was one of the founders of Salmons 20+ year joint venture with NFU  Mutual. He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer for the joint venture called Salmon Harvester Properties Ltd.

Doug has worked on a range of Salmon’s projects including The Brewery, Cheltenham, The Loom, Liegh and Sovereign Park, Sutton.

As well as his role as a Development Director, Doug has also been a Director for all asset management operations of the business.

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Rorie Henderson BSc (Hons) MRICS

Development Director

Rorie is a founding Director of Salmon and joined the Board in 1993 acting as Managing Director from 2001 to 2006.

He has over 30 years of development experience. During this time he has completed projects across the UK in most sectors that Salmon operate across.

Rorie has worked on a range of Salmon’s largest projects including 3 office developments, for PwC, HMRC, Grant Thornton and others. He also worked on The Reading Football Club relocation to the Madjeski Stadium alongside the Reading Gate Retail Park development and the development of the new Royal Ballet School next to the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden.

As well as his role as a Development Director, Rorie has also been a Director for all asset management operations of the business.

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Anthony Harper FCA

Chief Financial Officer

Anthony is the Finance Director and a principal of the Company. He joined Salmon in 2013 and is responsible for all aspects of the Finance department and the leadership team.

Since 2017, Anthony has worked closely with the development side of the business supporting the Companies major projects. This includes sourcing finance and appraising potential schemes.

Previous Work

9 years in the London Office for international firm of accountants BDO LLP, focusing on the Property Sector.


Working with the Asset Management division of the business. Over the years he has worked closely on all aspects of Asset Management from;

– purchase and sale of assets.

– Business planning.

– Financing and reporting.

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Clare Mernin ACCA

Senior Property Accountant

Clare joined Salmon in 2015 and was promoted to Senior Property Accountant in August 2018. As a key member of the finance team she has worked closely on many of Salmon’s largest projects with experience across both the development and asset management divisions of the business.

Clare specialises in management and project reporting. Clare qualified as an ACCA accountant in 2018 whilst working at Salmon.  

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Fatima Reis

EA/Operations Manager

Fatima Reis joined Salmon in 2019 and is an Executive Assistant and Office Manager with over 15 years of experience.

Having held positions in the Legal, Medical and Business fields before she joined Salmon to work with the team following the management buyout.

Originally from Portugal Fatima holds a degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and worked in the Medical field for a number of years.