Meet The Team

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Spencer Wrench

CEO – Brightfield Group

With over 25 years experience in residential and commercial real estate development, Spencer has delivered numerous projects across the UK and overseas.

As a leading, privately owned developer, Brightfield has specialised in the acquisition and development of residential sites for conversion into 60 -100+ units for the lettings and investment markets.

The commercial arm of the business delivers warehouses, offices and bespoke client fit outs for blue chip customers in Cambridge, East Midlands and beyond. With an extensive and loyal contractor base, backed up with a team of professional advisors, Brightfield works closely with all its stakeholders to enhance investment returns.

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Mike Greene

Managing Director – Brightfield Group

A veteran of more than 30 years in retail at all levels, including 20 years on the board of ACS (Association of Convenience Stores) representing 33,500 small stores in the UK.

Mike also built a global retail/shopper consultancy (him!), is an international speaker, a professional mentor, and a philanthropist. Mike has climbed many mountains, walked on burning coals, sailed 6000 miles from London to Rio, ran 6 marathons and cycled long distance endurance challenges.

In addition to Mike’s business experience he has invested in over 30 start-ups and property developments in the last 10 years. Mike is also Entrepreneur in Residence at Allia Future Business Centre in Peterborough.

Mike is also the author of Failure Breeds Success and starred on Channel 4’s Secret Millionaires in 2011/2012

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James Edwards

Project Director – Brightfield Group

With 20 years experience in property, spanning buy to let, investment and development, James has played a key role in evaluating sites and securing new opportunities for development.

As a graduate, qualified in Risk Management, Audit and Certified in SMSTS, James business experience has been gained in SMEs, PLC and the public sector. Responsible for the development and delivery of over 500 residential apartments throughout the UK, James has recently completed 36 city centre apartments in Peterborough. Ongoing assignments include 168 residential apartments in Southend and liaising with investors and stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of the business.

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Mike Jackson

Project Director – Brightfield Group

Mike has worked for Brightfield as Project Director for over 10 years. Mike has delivered numerous projects around Peterborough, Cambridge and Corby including 61 residential apartments in Peterborough, new headquarters and a laboratory in Cambridge as well as the complete redevelopment of Aston Business Park, Peterborough.

Current residential assignments include 25 units in Peterborough, due for completion mid 2018 and 36 units in Stafford. With an eye for detail, Mike’s skills include contractor management, price negotiation and ensuring customer satisfaction.

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Gina Wrench

Director – Brightfield Group

Gina as an American girl started her career in Cable Television for over 14 years. Her extensive responsibilities included overseeing / managing a good number of staff in property and facilities management, security, purchasing, warehousing and charity event organising within her Cable Television career. Gina also has had much experience in the entertainment, retail and private sector over the past 20 years. She has a ‘CAN DO’ attitude about all things and thrives on a busy and healthy working environment.

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Hannah Jackson

Office Manager – Brightfield Group

Hannah has been with Brightfield since 2014 and deals with the day to day running of the office with her Finance and Admin colleagues.