Our Team

The Quarterbridge team have a broad diversity of educational and professional backgrounds – all bound by a shared passion to have significant impact in the market industry.

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Raymond Linch

Raymond Linch

Joint Managing Director

Raymond Linch graduated in 1984 and spent his early working years based in France, developing supermarket and innovative market design throughout Europe, based on the his guiding principle ‘good food should not be exclusive’. Returning to the UK in ’92, Raymond designed and refurbished Doncaster Fish Market, Bolton’s Ashburner Street Markets and Bury’s Food Hall concurrently whilst designing fresh food retail environments for the big supermarket groups.

Raymond now leads market development teams for both public and private sector developments and is appointed as the London Mayor’s Special Market Advisor. He has won many accolades for successful market projects, which all have a distinctive high-class continental look and feel.

Raymond joined Quarterbridge in 1999 and now heads a multi-disciplinary team dealing in all aspects of market development strategies, business planning and implementation.

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vegetable trader

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Apples for sale in market
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fish trader
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Jonathan Owen

Jonathan Owen

Joint Managing Director

Jonathan Owen graduated with a BSc in Estate Management in 1976 before qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor. After working as an investment surveyor in the City and Projects Director for a West End property company he was the founding member of Quarterbridge in 1997.

His experience ranges from developing Shopping Centres to refurbishing historic Market Halls and he is a retained consultant to various Market authorities. He specialises in operational reviews, business improvement plans, valuations, development appraisals and funding partnerships.

Jonathan is a popular speaker at Market industry conferences and regularly lectures to trade associations. He contributes regularly to the trade press and his monthly ‘Market Matters’ article published in Market Trade News enjoys a wide readership.’

Jack Scholes, Project Manager

Jack Scholes

Project Manager

Jack Scholes graduated from Anglian Ruskin University in 2011 with a BSc in Building Surveying. He is a recent addition to the team, joining Quarterbridge in April, 2015 as a Project Manager. He will improve and assist on building partnerships, market developments and co-ordinating.

His previous experience includes estimating and environmental consultancy, working alongside some major construction and architecture companies. His past roles involved undertaking and reporting on asbestos surveys, air tightness testing, sound insulation testing, standard assessment procedures, tender proposals, final estimations and site waste management plans.

Quarterbridge stand out from the crowd with an effective combination of knowledge, sector specialism and sound commercial understanding

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We are a Living Wage Employer

Living Wage Employer

Leanda Hoyland-Linch

Leanda Hoyland-Linch

Senior Consultant Designer

Leanda Hoyland-Linch has worked in the design and advertising industry since 1982, as an illustrator, graphic designer and creative director. She has worked as a creative consultant to Quarterbridge for over 15 years on design projects for large shopping centres and retail markets.

Leanda oversees all creative output at Quartebridge including design for print and digital, events management, PR and advertising.

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