Ian Ellis became chair of Notting Hill Genesis on 1 September 2019 and leads our experienced group board in providing strategic direction and oversight to the organisation to ensure we continue to provide high quality homes for lower income households in and around London.

Ian has a wealth of experience in the property world, particularly in vital areas such as repairs, maintenance and facilities management.

He has worked in real estate for more than 40 years. He is also an independent director of Portman Settled Estates.

During the 1990s, Ian was an equity partner and head of investment management at Richard Ellis, now CBRE. In 1998 he helped found Trillium, the UK’s first integrated real estate, construction and facilities management business.

Following acquisition by Land Securities, Ian became chief executive of Land Securities Trillium and a main board director of Land Securities PLC. He remained with Trillium when it was bought by Telereal in 2009 to become executive chair of the combined Telereal Trillium, until 2014.

Ian receives an allowance of £38,000 per annum.