Argent

People who make places for people

Argent has a reputation for delivering some of the best mixed-use developments in the UK. We are respected for our approach to business, which is always based on openness and integrity.

That reputation is down to our people.

We are proud and privileged to have such a committed, creative and talented team: people from different backgrounds and walks of life – with skills that range across architecture, engineering, finance, marketing, construction, planning and law.

We enjoy what we do and we are endlessly passionate about it.

Argent is over 144 strong, and growing. Each time you refresh this page, you’ll see more faces from the team.

Their drive for quality means that we know the outcomes will be the best and the benefits long-lasting for local communities.

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Michael Freeman</

Michael Freeman

Michael Freeman founded Argent in 1981 with his brother, Peter. Both read History at Oxford before qualifying as solicitors. Their objective in creating Argent was to build an exceptional business which would develop buildings well and enjoy a reputation for fair dealing.

Michael has remained closely involved with Argent as a non-executive and a business partner since stepping down as joint chief executive in 1998. He also has a range of non-property related business interests and a great interest in world history. He is deputy Chairman of the Royal Parks Foundation.

Anila Fonseka</

Anila Fonseka

Karen Abrams</

Karen Abrams

Jake Whiterod</

Jake Whiterod

Genna Tildsley</

Genna Tildsley

David Marriott</

David Marriott

Dave is one of our in-house lawyers. He is involved in most deals and legal agreements, including Piccadilly Place in Manchester, Google’s UK headquarters and the BNP Paribas building at King’s Cross.

Dave studied Law in York and at Oxford before qualifying into the real estate team at Hogan Lovells. He first came to Argent on secondment in 2007 and joined the team permanently in 2008.

Sarah Williams</

Sarah Williams

Oliver Bennett</

Oliver Bennett

Jamie Smith</

Jamie Smith

Lilia Wydra</

Lilia Wydra

Sharon Bhambra</

Sharon Bhambra

Susan Peterson</

Susan Peterson

Peter Freeman</

Peter Freeman

Peter Freeman, like his brother Michael, became a solicitor, having read History at Oxford University. They founded Argent together in 1981, nurturing the business and growing it into the widely respected and diverse company that it has become today.

Peter remains actively involved as a non-executive director and investor in various Argent entities and a director of King’s Cross. Peter is also a director and investor in Mayfields Market Towns Limited, which is promoting a new town in Sussex. Also within the property industry, Peter has been a non-executive director of Land Securities and MEPC; Chairman of the Investment Property Forum, and a member of the Bank of England Property Forum. Away from property, Peter is Chairman of Pay Wizard, a technology company.

Tom Callaway</

Tom Callaway

Helena Johnson</

Helena Johnson

Angela Jewell</

Angela Jewell

Emma Winning</

Emma Winning

Neje Thezolin</

Neje Thezolin

Oliver Rifkind</

Oliver Rifkind

Ben Cooper</

Ben Cooper

Kate Van Den Driessche</

Kate Van Den Driessche

Ausra Bruzite</

Ausra Bruzite

Samuel Williams</

Samuel Williams

Nadia Rezgui</

Nadia Rezgui

Harpreet Chahal</

Harpreet Chahal

Tom Goodall</

Tom Goodall

James Stoneham</

James Stoneham

Chris Smith</

Chris Smith

Chris came to Argent in 2002 to manage the interfaces with the many transport projects and transport authorities at King’s Cross. He was part of the team that shaped the masterplan and successful planning application.

Since that time, he has played a key role in enabling and delivering Argent’s 8 million sq ft mixed-use development in the area adjacent to the King’s Cross St Pancras transport hub. Chris has a background in Engineering. He started his career with Arup and worked in London, Sydney and Frankfurt before moving on to found a successful engineering consultancy.

James Humber</

James Humber

Nick Bailey</

Nick Bailey

Ricky Siegel</

Ricky Siegel

Michael Morgan</

Michael Morgan

  • Michael Freeman
  • Anila Fonseka
  • Karen Abrams
  • Jake Whiterod
  • Genna Tildsley
  • David Marriott
  • Sarah Williams
  • Oliver Bennett
  • Jamie Smith
  • Lilia Wydra
  • Sharon Bhambra
  • Susan Peterson
  • Peter Freeman
  • Tom Callaway
  • Helena Johnson
  • Angela Jewell
  • Emma Winning
  • Neje Thezolin
  • Oliver Rifkind
  • Ben Cooper
  • Kate Van Den Driessche
  • Ausra Bruzite
  • Samuel Williams
  • Nadia Rezgui
  • Harpreet Chahal
  • Tom Goodall
  • James Stoneham
  • Chris Smith
  • James Humber
  • Nick Bailey
  • Ricky Siegel
  • Michael Morgan