• Maxwell Shand

    Maxwell Shand

    Maxwell established YardNine with Campbell having worked with him for over 12 years at Exemplar. Throughout his career Maxwell has focused on complex urban development projects seeking to challenge the norm to deliver exceptional real estate. Maxwell has completed numerous developments in Central London. Highlights include the London Fruit & Wool Exchange in Spitalfields and two developments on Regent Street with The Crown Estate. As a former board member at Exemplar Properties, Maxwell sourced, negotiated and developed over £750 million of real estate. Before that, he worked at Drivers Jonas and Countryside.

  • Campbell MacDougall

    Campbell MacDougall

    Campbell established YardNine with Maxwell. He is responsible for YardNine’s procurement and leads the company’s environmental and sustainability initiatives. He has strong relationships with the best consultants and focuses on reducing risk through the various stages of the development process. He understands that every project is unique and knows that assembling the right team is critical to a scheme’s success. Over his career, Campbell has completed projects with a construction value of over £1 billion. His portfolio highlights include the £250 million redevelopment at Fitzroy Place. Prior to starting YardNine, Campbell was a Director at Exemplar and before that a main Board Director at Watts.

  • Moira Creighton


    Moira Creighton


    Moira leads on all aspects of company accounting and project finance. She is part of the close-knit senior team at YardNine, having worked directly with the founders for the last 12 years. Moira was instrumental in procuring the development funding of YardNine’s 80 Fenchurch Street project, running both day-to-day finance and asset ownership. With 20 years of real estate experience, Moira’s talents cover all aspects of accounting, financial and tax matters. Prior to joining YardNine, Moira worked for Exemplar and Merivale Moore plc.

  • Mark Younger

    Mark Younger

    Mark has worked with Maxwell and Campbell for over 12 years. He has a wealth of real estate experience having developed a number of highly successful urban developments in recent years. These include – extensive refurbishments such as Milton Gate, EC2; new-build office projects such as Drapers Gardens, EC2, and One Bedford Avenue, W1; and mixed use developments such as Fitzroy Place, W1, and 5&6 St James’s Square, SW1. Prior to joining YardNine, Mark was a Director at Exemplar where he spent 13 years. He previously worked at MEPC, where he specialised in the development and asset management of out-of-town office space, and British Land, where he was involved with mixed-use, office and distribution projects. Outside YardNine, Marks sits on an advisory Board to the Duchy of Lancaster.

  • Alexandra Bradshaw

    Office Manager

    Alexandra Bradshaw

    Office Manager

    Alex joined YardNine in October 2018 and brings more than 13 years of experience providing efficient senior-level support, event planning and office management. She has worked with the senior team of YardNine for more than five years.

  • Sam Palk

    Sam Palk

    Prior to joining YardNine Sam worked within the Development and Investment Capital Markets teams at Lendlease. Sam specialises in complex multi asset development in London, the wider UK and Europe, with a focus on development finance and investment. Project highlights include the successful close of Birmingham Smithfield, Silvertown Quays and Thamesmead Waterfront with a combined GDV in excess of £10bn.


Who we are

Dedication, energy and vision drive us. We thrive on leading the design process, creating and delivering exciting real estate developments. We are hands on and our partners work directly with our most senior people.

The core of our team has worked together for over a decade, delivering more than four million sq ft of real estate in that time, and we continually refine our approach to ensure our developments are always truly special.