Philip Gibbs

Philip Gibbs


Gibbs Investment/P R Gibbs & Co Limited are controlled by Philip R Gibbs (Phil Gibbs). Growing up in a family with more a 100 years history of dealing with real estate, Phil Gibbs has thrived from the family’s wisdom, market awareness and strategic perspective, which are invaluable attributes for professionals engaging in the real estate profession. As a chartered surveyor, Phil Gibbs has a lifelong experience in real estate investment, development, management as well as legal and financial knowledge both in width and in depth.

 

 

Professional real estate related certifications and qualifications including: 1) Fellow of the Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) 2) Fellow Institute of Residential Property Management 3) Certificate of Accreditation awarded by Surveyors and Valuers Accreditation 4) Post Graduate Diploma in Property Valuation and Management awarded by Sheffield Hallam University,5) Post Graduate Certificate (with distinction) in Property Law from the University of Central Lancashire, 6)Post Graduate Diploma in Finance and Accounting awarded by the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and Manchester Metropolitan University, 7) RICS Accredited Civil Commercial Mediator 8) Masters Degree level 7 BTEC Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence.

Professional affiliations: Phil Gibbs is a former Chairman of RICS in Bolton and Founder member as well as past Chair of the North West Landlords’ Association. Those professional affiliations have provided him with extensive networking with both government and non-government organizations in the UK.

Voluntary work is important to Phil Gibbs who as a member of Rotary International sits on his local Rotary Club of Horwich International Committee and is also a trustee of two local charities that assist homeless people.

International travel is a passion of Phil Gibbs who has traveled extensively throughout the world including at least twenty visits to China where he has made a number of friends and obtained a good understanding of the culture.

Jane Holleran


Jane Holleran BSc (Hons) is a Director of P R Gibbs & Co Limited with the responsibility for the financial, personnel and administrative management of the company. Jane is also the Quality Manager for PR Gibbs, ensuring continuance of the quality management system which meets international standards under ISO 9001:2008 and is externally audited. Jane was promoted to Director following several years in management roles for the company having proved her organisational and financial skills together demonstrated outstanding integrity.

Jane achieved a first class honours degree in Business Management and enjoys studying, reading, travelling and keeping fit.  She has knowledge of basic French and Spanish and is currently trying to improve her Spanish in order to become fluent.

Spending time with family is important to Jane who is proud of her daughter Nicole.

With a strong interest in travel and cultures Jane is particularly enthusiastic about the Gibbs Investment brand real estate investment initiative in China. Jane will be playing a very active part in supporting service levels to all new and existing clients.

The Chairman, Phil Gibbs, refers to Jane as his reliable second in command.

Jane Holleran

Jane Holleran


Jane Holleran BSc (Hons) is a Director of P R Gibbs & Co Limited with the responsibility for the financial, personnel and administrative management of the company. Jane is also the Quality Manager for PR Gibbs, ensuring continuance of the quality management system which meets international standards under ISO 9001:2008 and is externally audited. Jane was promoted to Director following several years in management roles for the company having proved her organisational and financial skills together demonstrated outstanding integrity.

Jane achieved a first class honours degree in Business Management and enjoys studying, reading, travelling and keeping fit.  She has knowledge of basic French and Spanish and is currently trying to improve her Spanish in order to become fluent.

Spending time with family is important to Jane who is proud of her daughter Nicole.

With a strong interest in travel and cultures Jane is particularly enthusiastic about the Gibbs Investment brand real estate investment initiative in China. Jane will be playing a very active part in supporting service levels to all new and existing clients.

The Chairman, Phil Gibbs, refers to Jane as his reliable second in command.

Gary John Hale

Gary John Hale


Gary Hale B.Sc., M.Sc., PGC, MRICS .Gary works at Gibbs Investment as a Principal Consultant.With some 35 years in the commercial real estate sector initially as a town planning consultant, then developer, investor, and asset management advisor, Gary has a broad and detailed knowledge of the sector and a track record of both adding and protecting value for clients. He knows how to forge long term profitable relationships with stakeholders and can drive and motivate advisory teams to deliver outperformance on assets. Working in partnership with key stakeholders to lead and deliver successful urban regeneration projects in challenging circumstances has been a key feature of Gary’s work over recent years.

After gaining a B.Sc in Land Management at Reading University, further studies at South Bank University and the Cass Business School (formerly City University) led to Gary gaining an M.Sc. in Project Management/Property Development and a Post Graduate Certificate in Property Investment

Along with Rick Gibbs, Gary established ACR Commercial Property which rapidly grew to become one of the leading property and asset management specialists in the UK. ACR managed assets for a number of major investments clients and the business was sold to GVA Grimley (now Bilfinger GVA) in 2005.

Gary has a strong and varied contact base. He sits on the Alumni Board  of the UK’s leading real estate alumni foundation, the Reading Real Estate Foundation (RREF) , http://www.henley.ac.uk/rref/   and is also an active member of Pilotlight  www.pilotlight.org.uk where he has undertaken a number of Non Executive Director type roles in support of various Not for Profit Organisations and charities

Bernard Summers

Bernard Summers


Bernard is a property consultant and a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has over 40 years extensive experience in property management both in the public and private sectors.

He has a thorough understanding of working practices and regulations applicable to Local Authorities, and with the benefits of working in the private sector he is able to introduce another perspective into the Asset Management process and property negotiations particularly where Public Sector organisations are involved.

Bernard is highly motivated and has an open friendly approach ensuring that all services are carried out in the most efficient and effective way for his clients.

He is a former Chairman of Bolton Chartered Surveyors and the Association of Greater Manchester Estate Surveyors

Richard Howard Gibbs


Richard (Rick) Gibbs is the brother of Phil Gibbs and is a Chartered Surveyor with more than thirty years post qualification experience, specialising in real estate areas of property investment, finance, development, land assembly and planning.

Rick’s educational qualifications were gained at two of the UK’s most prestigious academic institutions for real estate education and economics being the University of Reading where he achieved a BSC in Estate Management and the London School of Economics (LSE) where Rick was awarded a MSC (Economics).

Rick’s high quality, mainly London based career experience, includes positions with the well-respected national professional real estate firms of Dunlop Heywood, Chestertons as a partner and Palmer Capital Partners as a Director. Ricks early career was regionally based in Manchester and the North West.

Currently Rick provides development management, co-investment and consultancy services to a small but select number of clients and projects, e.g.

Recently completed prestigious projects include:

Strata SE1 – 43 storey residential tower. Rick was the lead director of the company that assembled the land, secured planning consent and development finance before selling the scheme to the international development company, Multiplex Ltd.

Rick has lectured and written on specialist areas of real estate and is a regular professional contributor to the industry leading MSC Real Estate course at the internationally renowned Henley Business School.

Richard Howard Gibbs

Richard Howard Gibbs


Richard (Rick) Gibbs is the brother of Phil Gibbs and is a Chartered Surveyor with more than thirty years post qualification experience, specialising in real estate areas of property investment, finance, development, land assembly and planning.

Rick’s educational qualifications were gained at two of the UK’s most prestigious academic institutions for real estate education and economics being the University of Reading where he achieved a BSC in Estate Management and the London School of Economics (LSE) where Rick was awarded a MSC (Economics).

Rick’s high quality, mainly London based career experience, includes positions with the well-respected national professional real estate firms of Dunlop Heywood, Chestertons as a partner and Palmer Capital Partners as a Director. Ricks early career was regionally based in Manchester and the North West.

Currently Rick provides development management, co-investment and consultancy services to a small but select number of clients and projects, e.g.

Recently completed prestigious projects include:

Strata SE1 – 43 storey residential tower. Rick was the lead director of the company that assembled the land, secured planning consent and development finance before selling the scheme to the international development company, Multiplex Ltd.

Rick has lectured and written on specialist areas of real estate and is a regular professional contributor to the industry leading MSC Real Estate course at the internationally renowned Henley Business School.

Billy Morris

Billy Morris


Billy is our Trainee Property Manager at PR Gibbs and has been since November 2013, he first joined us as an apprentice and progressed into his current role. As a Trainee Property Manager he will endeavour to help you and will deal with your queries as efficiently as possible. Billy also deals with the local area viewings and has proven to give you a friendly and professional service. After the preliminary stages he will also assist by negotiating and liaising with both the client and the interested party to assure you of a high-quality deal.

Tiffany Kusper


I joined the P R Gibbs & Co Ltd team in November 2013 as an apprentice.

I have now progressed to Receptionist/Trainee Administrator and deal with enquiries over the phone and liaise with tenants and contractors. I also assist Phil, Jane and Stuart with jobs when required.
I am currently working towards achieving my NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration and hope to progress onto my NVQ Level 3 at the end of 2014.

Tiffany Kusper

Tiffany Kusper


I joined the P R Gibbs & Co Ltd team in November 2013 as an apprentice.

I have now progressed to Receptionist/Trainee Administrator and deal with enquiries over the phone and liaise with tenants and contractors. I also assist Phil, Jane and Stuart with jobs when required.
I am currently working towards achieving my NVQ Level 2 in Business and Administration and hope to progress onto my NVQ Level 3 at the end of 2014.

Lyslee Li

Lyslee Li


Lyslee Li is originally from Sichuan in China. In 2012, she graduated from University of Manchester with a MSc in Finance and Business Economics.

She joined Gibbs Investment Head Office in the UK in 2014 as a personal assistant to Philip Gibbs, liaising with various Chinese clients and partners.  As a Chinese national, Lyslee understands the concerns and needs of Chinese investors. With Lyslee’s bilingual skills and cultural understanding, Gibbs Investment can respond to all Chinese enquiries at a very short space of time.

Zach Zhan


Zach Zhan (Zhan Jieze) is a graduate of Business Studies from Neusoft Institute, Guangdong.

Zach joined Gibbs Investment as a representative in China in December 2014 and accompanied chairman Phil Gibbs to meetings with strategic partners and real estate developers in Beijing, Chengdu and Chongqing.

Zach will shortly be travelling to the UK for Real Estate Market Training at Gibbs Investment’s headquarter afterwhich he will assist Gibbs Investment in finding opportunities to be of service to clients in China in respect of UK real estate investment and contributing to maintain high levels of client and strategic partner service levels.

Zach Zhan

Zach Zhan


Zach Zhan (Zhan Jieze) is a graduate of Business Studies from Neusoft Institute, Guangdong.

Zach joined Gibbs Investment as a representative in China in December 2014 and accompanied chairman Phil Gibbs to meetings with strategic partners and real estate developers in Beijing, Chengdu and Chongqing.

Zach will shortly be travelling to the UK for Real Estate Market Training at Gibbs Investment’s headquarter afterwhich he will assist Gibbs Investment in finding opportunities to be of service to clients in China in respect of UK real estate investment and contributing to maintain high levels of client and strategic partner service levels.