The Team

A company is a formation of people. We pride ourselves being an assembly of incredible people and
consequently we attract Tier 1 and World Class calibre of professionals as our friends and allies. Our
criteria of selection are two-fold without compromise: we seek integrity and capability.

Equity Partners

Babrul Matin Chief Executive

Babrul’s career started as a management consultant in education. He took this experience to international settings before starting his property journey from the purchase of one flat in Peckham, London. Organically, through trial and error, his experiences evolved to larger multi-unit commercial developments, attaining a wealth of experience and know-how in the process. Babrul is sought by private and institutional funders globally, pursuing strategic guidance when investing in UK property ventures. He has built a reputation for being trusted as a result of delivering results, attracting ongoing opportunities with both equity and asset owners alike. He has been able to attract and compel major world-class talent to build his current team.

Hassan Miah Technical Director

Hassan has professional pedigree in real estate investment and construction spanning two decades. He has over ten years of experience within local councils where he played strategic roles within senior housing and neighbourhood positions. He has extensive experience within the construction industry and in UK planning law – leading on the build and development of numerous signature projects in the form of four London hotels, premier banqueting venue and thirty-six residential projects. Hassan is the chief ambassador of the Group’s Extreme Efficiency philosophy.

Adeel Ahmad Non-Executive Director Strategic Lead

Adeel holds over fifteen years of experience in tech, spanning across multiple industries, including FSI. He has been a major contributor to causing paradigm shifts within industries. He is known to cause dynamic disruption in thought- process with a ripple effect. A sought-after world-class talent, Adeel is an advocate of cognitive diversity, and brings unique perspectives to the construction industry as a whole. His experience in applying agile methodology at an organisational level will change how we operate in real estate development.

Team Senior Leaders

Saqib Riaz Director of Operations

As the Director of Operations, Saqib is the chief implementer of Extreme Efficiency and pioneer of building the organisation for scale. Saqib graduated in 2011 with a Building Surveying degree. He has over 13 years of experience with multi-disciplines in the building and surveying industry. This includes over four years of experience working with some of the industries leading structural warranty providers and approved inspectors as an Operations Manager. This has allowed him to gain a wealth of knowledge in both commercial and residential projects. His expertise has been integral in implementing efficient infrastructures and processes which in turn have allowed successful business growth and certification of hundreds of completed construction projects of different scales.

Ibrahim Miah Lead of Accounting & Finance

Ibrahim has extensive experience as Director of Finance for large-scale construction and digital firms, an experienced financial controller of highly complex operations. He has successfully led on the financial management and corporate reporting of major projects, managing risk and driving the continuous business improvement process. He has won bids of £100m+ developing a sophisticated cost model against intricate criteria on a governmental contracts. Ibrahim is leading and developing teams of management accountants. His professional qualifications include CIMA Dip MA and MAAT, holding a full practising licence to engage in public practice in Accountancy, Taxation and Consultancy.

Zahir Iqbal Internal Legal Counsel

Zahir is a Senior Advocate in Commercial Real Estate and Dispute Resolution. His expertise encompasses managing all aspects of a litigation process from interviewing witnesses and writing briefs to clarifying and interpreting law. He possess a deep understanding of commercial and property litigation with extensive experiences in shareholder & partnership disputes, debt recovery, injunctions, insolvency litigation, while remaining up-to-date on litigation law and practice. He is equipped with well-developed analytical skills and ability to troubleshoot complex deal structuring matters for the Properteers Group.

Arshad Syed Senior Project Managing Engineer

Arshad is a world class talent in construction with extensive international experiences across the Middle East, India and the UK. As Geotechnical Engineer he is skilled in in AutoCAD, Revit, Operating Surveying instruments, Structural Design, Structural Analysis, Project Planning, Building Information Modelling, Project Costing, Geotechnical design. Most poignantly, Arshad is able to solve complex construction and keep Properteers Group aligned with Extreme Efficiency, keeping to cost, quality and time across all of our projects.

Peter Swain Lead Architect

Peter is our lead architect, he has established a reputable firm in London for over 20 years.
Peter has extensive understanding of planning and construction regulations, along with his ability to translate design into the built form. As lead designer, he coordinates with other specialists to ensure a cohesive, unified and environmentally friendly projects.

Darren Smith Project Management

Darren has extensive experience in the construction industry having previously served as a contractor, working in the construction industry for over 30 years. His presence, and calm nature beings pragmatism and nimbleness to our project delivery process with his balance in understanding construction versus the necessity to oversee and manage cost as with his experience as Quantity Surveyor and Commercial Director.

Adam Haynes Construction and Property Insurance

Adam is a specialised insurance broker within the niche of construction and real estate. He is very well respected and well connected in the insurance industry and robustly ensures that we are appropriately insured to deliver our projects with appropriate insurance cover.

Sharif Ahmed Building Control & Fire Strategy

Sharif is a vastly experienced building control officer who offers us in-house expertise on construction design and fire strategy, which allows us to design and build with seamless efficiency from the design stage to the build to handover.

Umair Waheed Executive Architect

Umair is an extensively experienced architect who specialises in building materials, biodiversity and net-carbon-zero. He helps us to stay on top of regulation and creative material selection during design to be a socially responsible company.

Calibre & Quality

Hughie Hickey Senior Site Manager

Hughie is a senior industry professional with a core background in groundwork and building structures. He has over 30 years of frontline experience in construction and constriction management and is a important component of upholding high standards in the quality of our build schemes, whilst maintaining speed and efficiency in line with our ambitious targets.

Rafik Hussein PR & Resident Communications Officer

Known as the ‘Dream Merchant’ for the past 40 years as an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and filmmaker- Rafik has been touching lives by making people’s wishes come true. Through his ‘Dreams Come True’ and allied foundations, he has helped children and adults, with terminal and life-altering illnesses, live their dreams.
Rafik has made countless people happy by helping them meet some of the most influential people on the planet and taking them on once-in-a-lifetime adventures. This is where he gets his tagline, ‘Raf- Fixed-It’ from. In a nutshell, Rafik can make things happen and fits in perfectly with the Properteers Group community endeavours.

Alom Ahmed Senior Admin Manager

Alom boasts extensive clerical and admin experience. He has worked in many different roles from the receptionist to executive assistant. With nearly two decades worth of knowledge and expertise he has the ability to adapt to any administrative role with efficiency and proactivity. Alom thrives at being the right hand of company leaders and working at capacity with attentive team members.

Sadiq Nazir Bookkeeping

Sadiq is an experienced bookkeeping specialist with a background in IT. He has serviced clients in multiple industries across multiple jurisdictions internationally. Sadiq allows us to maintain tight financial control at the company and project level, from the get-go of invoice level. He is training juniors to enhance our accounting and bookkeeping capabilities.

Rahat Hussain IT & Web Development

Rahat is an important implementer of innovation and technology, actualising our vision for Extreme Efficiency. He has single-handedly built the Properteers website, for which we have received accolades from an international audience. He has worked across a variety of environments, including large corporate companies, design agencies and freelancing, gaining a range of skills in website and digital development in each role. Rahat is a technically gifted developer and has a strong command of the core frontend languages and has established fundamental web development skills – giving us a strong foundation to build our tech interfaces as we grow.

Mahfuz Syed Project Admin

Mahfuz has worked for London Borough of Tower Hamlets for 14 years. He comes with a wealth of experience as he has worked in various department within the borough. He has demonstrated a talent for identifying, scrutinising, improving, and streamlining complex work processes. His main strengths are his reliability, enthusiasm and positive attitude. He is always looking to push his interpersonal skills to optimum better service within the organisation.

Tahmid Akhtar Marketing Strategist

Tahmid is a branding and storytelling specialist with extensive experience in copywriting, researching and producing media innovations for impact. For the past decade, he has honed his craft within the creative industry, leading work with large international brands such as Facebook, Instagram, Nike and the Virgin Group amongst many others. Tahmid is a valuable asset to the Properteers Group, and is a hidden-gem within our inner circle to materialise impact and efficiency in our sales and marketing activities.

Luqman Burhanudin Investment Associate

Luqman has experience in fund management, mainly as an equity researcher. He is working for one of the largest UK- based asset managers, managing over £500bn of assets globally. Having attained a 1st class BSc in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol, his main forte lay within the areas of investing, education, and life-long learning. As a competent public speaker, Luqman is creating important relations in the South East Asia region for the Properteers Group, specifically within the Malaysian community.

Levente Redecky Architectural CGI

Based in Slovakia, Levente is a highly talented visualiser who brings merges interior and 3d design to our schemes from a very early stage, allowing contractors and perspective buyers to visually understand the scheme coming into fruition and onto the market.


Mohammed Farooqui Investment & Deal Structuring

Mohammed is a rare world-class talent in corporate real estate. He has hands on experience in deal making, valuation, pricing and feasibilities on multi-billion-dollar projects through the entire development lifecycle. As an integral advisor and non-executive, Mohammed is working with the executives of the Properteers Group. He is advising on deal making, by structuring and mapping financial road maps for all key stakeholders in our deals. At the same token, he gives us access to his incredible pool of talent at professional and investment level from the middle east and the sub-continent.

Nasser Albalkhi Project Control

A world class project controller, Nasser has over 20 years’ experience in project management and project control at the highest level. He has led mega projects in housing, hospitals, malls and infrastructure projects up to the size of $2 billion. He is an expert in preparing project management plans to ensure projects are delivered to time, budget and quality by devising customised systems of project control. He has established proven systems for ensuring project delivery, He is the embodiment of efficiency and automation, a big advocate of innovation in construction and has built our software for controlling and monitoring our project performance and reporting systems.

Jabal Tariq Planning & Regeneration

Tariq is focused on growing the Properteers Group platform across the UK through creating new neighbourhoods that are changing the way we live. His area of expertise is generating asset value through creating places where people want to live, work and visit. His passion in placemaking, allows him to pay particular attention to the physical, cultural and social identities that define a place and he is always looking for new modes of thinking that can disrupt the complexity of the social, economic and environmental challenges that exist around them, in order for them to become great places where communities thrive. A Net-zero Carbon advocate at heart, in order to promote wellbeing, creating better environments which meet the needs of communities.

Guelane Mansour Islamic Finance

Having started his career in banking, Guelane has established first-hand experience in investment banking with some of the largest investment banking institutions for over a decade. He has since taken an entrepreneurial approach to find bespoken Islamic funding solutions for Real Estate projects; whether it is the acquisition of property, the recapitalisation of a portfolio or development. He is connected with the main UK Shariah Compliant institutions and is delivering end-end Islamic Finance solutions for the Properteers Group.