People

Meet Our Team

Mr Nazir Ahmed

Mr Nazir Ahmed
Founder

Mr Nazir Ahmed, is the founder of The Parklane Group, having bought his first property in 1977 and holds an intimate knowledge and understanding of the property market.

Mr Naveen Ahmed

Mr Naveen Ahmed
Managing Director

Naveen leads on property acquisitions, construction and developments, ensuring properties are built and maintained to the highest quality.

Mr Sameer Ahmed

Mr Sameer Ahmed
Commercial Director

Sameer concentrates his energies on managing the property portfolio with a view to maximising rental income and overseeing operational matters within the group.

Mr Nadeem Ahmed

Mr Nadeem Ahmed
Finance Director

Nadeem brings a breadth of knowledge and expertise to the Parklane Group, involving himself in The Group’s financial and operational strategy.

Robert Alley

Robert Alley
Chief Operating Officer – Roomzzz Aparthotel

Robert has over 25 years’ experience in the hotel market. He supports the team at Roomzzz Aparthotels to develop and deliver a great customer experience. He is leading the ambition for the group, helping our people grow and driving the commercial activity across sales, marketing and distribution.

Mr Noor Ahmed

Mr Noor Ahmed
Head of IconInc

Noor has an in-depth knowledge of the UK student market, which is crucial as Iconinc expands to new locations. His role is key to driving sales whilst also ensuring all sites maintain Iconinc’s brand standards. Through Noor’s ambition and expertise, IconInc continue to aspire to remain as the leading student accommodation provider in the UK. His design and marketing skillset guarantee that Iconinc continues to be an unrivalled product in the marketplace.

Kate Merrick

Kate Merrick
Group HR Manager

Kate is responsible for The Parklane Group’s People and Development Strategy. She holds over 15 years’ experience in all HR related fields with specific areas of expertise in recruitment, employee engagement, change management and employee relations. She collaborates closely with Heads of Department ensuring our people are engaged, equipped and energised to succeed within the business.

Mark Ditchburn

Mark Ditchburn
Head of Design

Mark has 12 years of design related experience within the commercial development sector, including experience as a principle project designer, contract administrator and leader of a team of 24 professionals at a large main contractor. Mark leads the design team ensuring all our built-environment works are executed as per the brand requirements, facilitate innovation, and maintain the group development integrity.