Stuart Stead
Partner and Head of Property and Construction at Cowgills

With over 15 years experience as a chartered accountant specialising in the property and construction sector Stuart has unrivalled knowledge of the industry, working with some of the region’s most exciting and fast growing property and construction businesses.

While being a Partner at Cowgill Holloway Stuart was Financial Director for a large mixed use developer based in Manchester and was also on the board of joint ventures with Peel, Barratt and Manchester City Council. As he has worked with many of them, he has a keen awareness of the issues faced by individuals and businesses operating in property.

Stuart is the chairman and founder of the NSPCC Bolton and Bury Business Board and a former North West Young Accountant of the Year.

David Rainford
Property Finance Director, Cowgillls

Dave joined Cowgill Holloway in 2012 as Property Finance Director and has worked in banking for over 25 years, having specialised in property development and investment finance with Bank of Ireland as Director of Property Finance in Manchester.

Dave also has experience working with a medium sized private property developer and investor.

With a strong network of contacts across funders and within the professional community he is responsible within Cowgills for assisting clients in structuring and financing property transactions, including banking advice and refinancing.

Mike Wright

Mike has a long and very successful career in building and growing companies, particularly in the textile, retail, hotel and property sectors. Under his guidance and expertise, Vision Support Services, which has roots tracing back to 1798 is a leading player in the global accommodation market. Specialising in textiles and related products, Vision Support Services has the purchasing power and logistical expertise to deliver a consistently world-class service through all of its brands, which include Liddell and Hilden. Vision Support Services employs 150 people worldwide with offices in UK, China, Hong Kong, India, Pakistan, Mauritius and Dubai. Mike brings his wealth of business experience to PMJ Capital which complements the skills of Stuart and David.