The Team

We are ambitious, creative, collaborative and changemaking. These are the values that guide the way we work, our relationships with clients and with each other.

Whether you’re looking for property-led regeneration consultancy, creative placemaking partners, property management services or workspace animation, our exceptional team can help.

Private and public sector customers work with us because we bring outstanding commercial insight, creativity, delivery expertise, business critical relationships and a proven track record of success.

Creative Space Management employ 23 people and embrace an employee ownership model. Teams managing workspace centres in Newcastle, Leeds, Rotherham and Sheffield, as well as operational colleagues and those delivering consultancy services, have a collective stake in the business and it’s future success through the Employee Owned Trust.

We stimulate northern economies through ambitious urban regeneration and property management initiatives. Please get in touch with us today to learn more.


Meet the Creative Space Management Head Office Team

Chris Brown

Chris is Chairman of Creative Space Management. He is Executive Chair of igloo Regeneration and non-executive chair of Dataloft.

Mohammed Omar

Mohammed is an Assistant Management Accountant and works in the finance department of Creative Space Management. He has five years’ accounting experience and is working to complete his full accountancy qualifications.  Mohammed specialises in commercial property accounting; including financial planning and systems implementation within busy business centres.

Natalie Warren

Natalie is our Placemaking and Regeneration Consultant. She brings 13 years’ experience working for the National Trust in establishing new visitor destinations, carrying out desk-based research, analysing trends, designing end user surveys, collating survey data, stakeholder consultation and facilitating group workshops. Previous projects have included reviewing and reimagining uses of mixed-use buildings and attracting funding for engagement programmes to support new functions.

Paul Fallon

Paul is Director and Principal Consultant at Creative Space Management, working on business development and consultancy projects. Paul brings 20 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 works across the North.

Paul Taylor

Paul is Managing Director and joint founder 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.

Sarah Wilson MRICS

Sarah is our Regional Property Director. A chartered surveyor working in commercial asset management and property management, Sarah brings experience in a diverse group of asset classes and mixed-use estates across the UK, including a £300 million mixed-use estate in London and £900,000 retail and office block in Leeds.  Sarah provides strategic asset management advice and oversees the property management operation for Creative Space Management nationally.

Simon Walton

Simon is the Creative Space Management Financial Controller and Director. A qualified accountant, Simon joined Creative Space at the start of 2019, having previously worked in public and private sector roles. Simon joined the Board of Directors in 2020 and leads on service charge accounts, audits, financial reporting to clients and finance systems.

Toby Hyam

Toby is joint founder and Director of Creative Space and has over 20 years’ experience managing and developing multi-occupancy centres for growing businesses. Toby brings a wealth of expertise in 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.

what our clients say

The vision workshop which Creative Space led at the outset of the project stimulated strong interest in the project and built a momentum of local support.

Peter Hardy, Director, Economy and Environment Great Yarmouth Borough Council.

Case Studies

Advanced Manufacturing Park Technology Centre, Rotherham

In 2008, Creative Space Management was appointed to take over the facilities management of one of the leading innovation and grow-on facilities for the advanced engineering and environmental energy…

Round Foundry Media Centre, Leeds

Creative Space Management currently delivers a contract to manage the Round Foundry Media Centre in Leeds on behalf of Leeds City Council. The building provides grow-on workspace for small…


Refractiv, a software business which offers IT and web solutions including the design, development and support of websites and web applications, moved into the Round Foundry Media Centre in…