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H+G is proud to have over 25 people dedicated to advisory, design, procurement, install, and long term management of your BTR asset, showhome or private home. We have considerable experience working with some of the Worlds largest investors and developers on some of the largest and most spectacular projects.

Alex Stewart

Group CEO
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Alex joined H+G in May 2020 to lead the expansion in the UK. Alex has been on the board of a family property company based in London for the last 15 years which operates in social housing, property management and maintenance. Alex worked for a variety of investment banks over a 20-year period, most recently at HSBC. He specialised in advising asset managers on how to maximise the yield for their funds through both listed and unlisted instruments. In 2018 Alex was made head of ESG sales for Europe at HSBC and brings with him insights into sustainability and Environmental issues to H+G. Alex was made Group CEO in May 2022.

Oana Drajneanu

General Manager
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With over 7 years of experience in hospitality, Oana has worked in various 4- and 5-star hotels all over Dublin City. She has led, organised, and trained teams of up to 70 staff members, with a proven record of increasing profitability and client satisfaction. With her hard work, dedication, and strong leadership skills, she has oversight of H+G’s day-to-day operations. Oana has developed the valuable skill set of communication, planning and decision-making that will make your journey with us memorable.

Guy Hollis

Non Executive Chairman
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A senior Real Estate professional with over 40 years experience in 8 countries spread across 3 continents . From a Capital Markets background who has held Senior Board  and management positions within global Real Estate  market leaders CBRE and JLL. Extensive management ,restructuring , strategic , M&A and Capital Markets experience across UK , Ireland, the rest of Europe and Asia Pacific Regions . Last senior corporate role as head of Advisory and Transaction CBRE EMEA .

Muriel Simpson

Creative Director
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Muriel is responsible for the creative output of the design studio at H+G to ensure client briefs are met and that we are offering the latest in design while staying ahead of emerging trends.  Muriel has been with H+G since 2008 working on some of the first BTR schemes in Ireland, successfully designing FF&E for PRS schemes, communal areas and show units for a broad range of clients from institutional landlords to developers and agents. Some of the projects Muriel has worked on include ‘Capital Dock’, for Kennedy Wilson, ‘Dublin Landings’ Ballymore and Greystar.  Muriel has over 12 years of experience in the industry, with a degree from UCD in History of Art + Design and a post grad in Business Studies.

Sophia Dowd

Head of Finance

Hannah Lodge

Head of Interior Design
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Hannah is an experienced Interior Designer who has specialised in the BtR sector for the last 5 years. She has worked on a variety of projects including PBSA, mainstream BtR, affordable BtR and senior living. She has an eye for detail and is very commercially minded and is never afraid to think outside of the box. Hannah has an Interior Architecture degree from the University of Portsmouth.

Rachael O’Dwyer

Interior Architect
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Rachael is an expert in space planning and internal workings of residential and accompanying commercial schemes. Rachael will work alongside the main architects to ensure that the interiors are laid out in a way that make sense for a residential scheme. It is our belief that a scheme can only really work perfectly if the design at the front end is tied into the interior design. To that end Rachael’s experience and interaction with the interior design team is crucial and is how we offer a more integrated and thoughtful approach to the overall design of a scheme.

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