Director & Senior Partner of Cyril Leonard Chartered Surveyors, Oakburn Properties Limited and H&F Capital Partners. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a General Commissioner of Income Taxes, a Liveryman and Freeman of the City of London.
Aged 57, he is married with 3 children. He holds an MA (Hons) from St Catharine’s College, University of Cambridge.
Douglas Blausten has wide ranging corporate and property experience. At Cyril Leonard he is responsible for Corporate Strategic Consultancy Services, Investment transactions, as well as for their offices in Munich and affiliate offices in the US and Paris. He has acted for corporations such as ALSTOM, AEA Technology plc, M.A.N., MTR Corporation of Hong Kong, Abbott Laboratories and Alcatel, providing corporate real estate services and strategic property planning.
He has held a number of executive and non-executive directorships in public companies, most recently as Senior Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Mirland Development Corporation plc, and continues to hold the same in private companies whose activities range from real estate and financial services. He is a member of the Advisory Board to the Chair of Real estate Finance in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge and Past President of the Cambridge University Land Society where he Chairs their Global economy Forum.
He is a Chairman, Vice Chairman and Trustee of a number of Charitable Trusts and Funds
Grosvenor Land Holdings plc 1996 - 2004
Joint Managing Director
Terrace Hill Group plc 2004 - 2006
Non Executive Director
American Chamber of Commerce (UK)
(now British American Business) 1994 – 2008
Main Board Member
University of Cambridge Real Estate Advisory
Board, Department of Land Economy 2004 -
Mirland Development Corporation plc 2006 - 2008
Senior Non executive Director,
Remuneration Committee Member, Audit Committee Cyril Leonard, Chartered Surveyors 1978 -
Senior Partner Cyril Leonard, Chartered Surveyors 1996
Oakburn Properties plc (now Ltd) 1978
Corbett Keeling Ltd.
Corporate and Financial Advisers
Advisory Board 2005 -