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 regional experience in the Middle East.

Together, the team has extensive transaction, asset management and valuation expertise in all real estate sectors in the region, including residential, commercial, 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.


Christophe Reech


Christophe Reech is an Executive Director and serves on Peninsula’s Board of Directors.

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James Gallon

Chief Executive Officer

James Gallon is an Executive Director and serves on Peninsula’s Board of Directors.

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Our people 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.

Hannah Jeffery

Chief Operating Officer

Hannah is the Chief Operating Officer of Peninsula. Hannah joined Peninsula in 2019 and oversees Peninsula’s operations from a commercial, team and culture perspective.

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Adel Yassin

Chief Financial Officer

Adel Yassin is the Chief Financial Officer of Peninsula. Adel is responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial related activities for Peninsula.

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Dr. Christopher Payne

Chief Economist

Dr Chris Payne is Peninsula’s Chief Economist. Dr Chris is responsible for Peninsula’s economic and sector research, which is both used to develop our strategy, and is shared with the broader community.

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Antonio Albuquerque

Head of Acquisitions

Antonio Albuquerque is Head of Acquisitions for Peninsula. Antonio is the transaction lead for all potential real estate acquisitions, divestures and developments.

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Sam Morris

Head of Real Estate

Sam Morris is Peninsula’s Head of Real Estate. Sam is responsible for the front-end valuation and due diligence of all potential acquisitions, the development of Peninsula’s real estate database and the asset management / value optimization of Peninsula’s portfolio.

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David Pine-Coffin

Head of Asset Management

David is the Head of Asset Management for Peninsula and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the portfolio.

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Rahul Shukla

Finance Director

Rahul is the Finance Director of Peninsula. Rahul is primarily responsible in supporting both the COO & CFO and is also tasked with driving efficiencies, enhancing controls and leading engagements with external stakeholders.


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Laurene Laval

Senior Associate

Laurene is Senior Associate at Peninsula, where she works with the Chief Investment Officer in the acquisitions team.

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Moritz Eckert

Senior Associate

Moritz Eckert is Senior Associate for Peninsula reporting directly to the Head of Acquisitions and Head of Real Estate.

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Asad Hussaini

Head of Special Project

Asad is Advisory Board Member of Peninsula. Asad joined Peninsula in 2019.

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