The Team

Creative Space Management employs over 30 people across multiple locations in the UK. Link to the individual websites for AMP Technology Centre, Electric WorksMarshalls Mill, Round Foundry, Round Foundry Media CentreToffee Factory and Tower Works to get introductions to our talented and professional colleagues working to deliver exceptional places for all our clients.  The senior management team are listed below.

Creative Space Management Team

Creative Space Management team member and director Claire Atkins Claire

Claire Atkins

Claire is a fully qualified ACCA Accountant with 15 years senior experience as Financial Controller in three companies. With a first class degree in Human Resource Management and experience with Aviva plc as a financial analyst, Claire leads on the production of management of accounts across the Creative Space Management portfolio working closely with Centre and Building managers to produce regular and accurate financial reports.

Creative Space Management team member and director Rob Barker Rob

Rob Barker

Rob is Regional Property Director and has 25 years track record as a Chartered Surveyor. He brings substantial and wide ranging experience of property and asset management to the company having worked with clients from public and private sectors including British Land, Aviva, PRUPIM, ING Real Estate, King Sturge, Colliers and Homegroup. Rob is an active member of the RICS and a regular Chairman on the APC panel.

Creative Space Management team member and director Chris Brown Chris

Chris Brown

Chris is Chairman of Creative Space Management and CEO of igloo Regeneration. Chris is also a director of Blueprint, igloo’s public/private partnership with the HCA. Chris has been a member of the government’s Urban Sounding Board, director of BURA, Chair of the RICS Regeneration Panel, a CABE regional Design Ambassador and member of the Princes Foundation projects panel and the Regen Now Centre of Excellence steering group.

Creative Space Management team member and director Paul Fallon Paul

Paul Fallon

Paul is Senior Project Manager, working on business development and consultancy projects. Paul brings 15 years practical experience of developing building-based projects and forming businesses including high growth science and technology hubs, media centres, visual arts facilities and venues. Paul oversees production of feasibility studies, business plans and animation strategies. Paul is based in Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne.

Creative Space Management team member and director Toby Hyam Toby

Toby Hyam

Toby is joint founder and Managing Director of Creative Space Management and has 12 years experience of managing and developing multi-occupancy centres for growing businesses.  He has led the company’s work on mixed use developments, meanwhile uses and place making and has extensive management experience with public and private as well as third sector enterprises. He is a persuasive public speaker and has spoken widely across Europe.

Creative Space Management team member and director Paul Taylor Paul

Paul Taylor

Paul is joint founder and Director of Creative Space Management and has 15 years experience in the IT and property sectors. He has extensive experience of specifying, developing and managing IT systems for multi-occupancy buildings and for operating workspace facilities for creative and digital end users as well as expertise in financial planning and project managing large scale infrastructure deployments. Paul also leads the commercial lettings operation.

Creative Space Management team member and director Anthony Williams Anthony

Anthony Williams

Anthony is Group Finance Director for igloo and Creative Space Management, a chartered accountant with 15 years of experience in senior roles. For five years he was Finance Director for Urban Splash Group Ltd and has extensive experience of managing commercial property portfolios.

what our clients say

Moving to the Technology Centre provides enhanced facilities that enable us to satisfy our expanding client base and take the company forward.

Michael Thorogood, Director, Eadon Consulting.

Case Studies

Relish Research

Relish Research chose the Round Foundry Media Centre for its first base outside London in April 2012 and, within a year, moved again into larger offices, thanks to a…

Advanced Manufacturing Park Technology Centre, Rotherham

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Flashtalking

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