Our team is Peninsula’s most valuable asset


Peninsula’s team is comprised of real estate and investment experts who are leaders in their respective fields. Our team is Peninsula’s most valuable asset, bringing together numerous years of experience across the GCC.

Together, the team has extensive transaction, asset management and valuation expertise in all real estate sectors in the region, including logistics, industrial, offices, retail, residential, hospitality and leisure. All have a wealth of international investment experience covering the major asset classes: public and private equities, fixed income and, of course, real estate.


Our team personify the Peninsula way and are our greatest assets. Our goal is to maximise their individual potential and collective effectiveness at all times for the benefit of all stakeholders.

James Gallon

Chief Executive Officer

James is the Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Real Estate and leads the company’s overall strategic plan.

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Hannah Jeffery

Chief Operating Officer

Hannah is the Chief Operating Officer for Peninsula Real Estate. She is responsible for company-wide operations, overall day-to-day team administration and company culture.

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Adel Yassin

Chief Financial Officer

Adel Yassin is the Chief Financial Officer at Peninsula Real Estate. He is primarily responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities.

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Dr. Christopher Payne

Chief Economist

Dr Chris Payne is Peninsula’s Chief Economist. He is responsible for producing research that guides investment strategy and builds public awareness of Peninsula’s data-centric approach.

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Antonio Albuquerque

Chief Investment Officer

Antonio Albuquerque is the Chief Investment Officer at  Peninsula Real Estate

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Sam Morris

Head of Real Estate

Sam Morris is the Head of Real Estate at Peninsula Real Estate. He is responsible for the front-end valuation of all potential acquisitions, as well as overseeing the bi-annual portfolio valuation process and assessing the impact of asset management strategies on Peninsula’s portfolio valuation.

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David Pine-Coffin

Head of Asset Management

David is the Head of Asset Management at Peninsula Real Estate. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the portfolio, including asset management and asset value optimisation, with a clear vision to increase revenues and reduce costs.

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Daniel Bateman

Facilities Management Director

Daniel is the Facilities Management Director for Peninsula, reporting to the Head of Asset Management. He is responsible for overseeing all site FM deliverables, measuring and improving performance of service partners, and to work closely with colleagues to ensure alignment of building and portfolio wide strategies.

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Rahul Shukla

Finance Director

As the Finance Director at Peninsula Real Estate, Rahul is primarily responsible for supporting both the COO & CFO in planning and controlling all of the Group’s operational and financial related activities.


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Laurene Laval

Senior Associate

Laurene is a Senior Associate at Peninsula Real Estate, where she works with the Chief Investment Officer in the acquisitions team. Her primary responsibilities include transaction structuring, due diligence and financial modeling of prospective assets.

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Moritz Eckert

Senior Associate

Moritz Eckert is a Senior Associate at Peninsula Real Estate reporting to the Chief Investment Officer. His primary responsibilities include investment underwriting, in-depth investment valuation, and due diligence of prospective real estate assets.


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Ankush Dhanuka

Financial Controller

Ankush is Peninsula’s Financial Controller. He is primarily responsible for overseeing Peninsula’s digitalised financial records of its real estate portfolio, which also doubles up as the primary source of information for portfolio management decisions.

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Alexandra Steyn

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Alex joined Peninsula in 2020 and is the Executive Assistant to the CEO and General Office Manager. Alex is responsible for the overall smooth and efficient running of the organization.

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Arby Intal

Graphic Designer

Arby is the Graphic Designer at Peninsula Real Estate and his primary responsibilities include managing and maintaining Peninsula’s marketing and visual identity.

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Grace Castro-Calderon

Office Administrator

Grace is Peninsula Real Estate’s Office Administrator, where she undertakes a wide variety of administrative and office tasks and responsibilities.

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