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James Buxton is Chairman of Pigeon and leads the Land Promotion team. He brings experience, integrity and many years of experience in the property industry, having advised landowners, developers, and institutions on all aspects of property development and promotion.
James joined Pigeon in 2010 having spent most of his career at Bidwells, including ten years as Senior Partner. James is a Chartered Surveyor and a Fellow of RICS.
James enjoys collecting old cars, field sports, and a spot of painting.
William is a Founding Director of Pigeon and leads the strategic direction and the company’s business development. He works with the Commercial, Land Promotion and Funding teams at Pigeon.
William was formerly a Board Member of Savills (L&P) Plc, and during his 30-year career has gained extensive knowledge and experience of the property market. He is a founding director of Cambridge Power, one of the largest battery storage companies in the UK.
William is a Chartered Surveyor, a member of the CLA and former Director of the Suffolk Development Agency. He enjoys a range of sports when the seasons allow, including tennis, cricket, golf, skiing, and running the family farm.
Richard co-founded Pigeon, he is an Executive Director and is Chairman of Cambridge Power. Prior to founding Pigeon, he worked in London and Australia to help build a global fintech business.
He is the Managing Partner of a Norfolk-based farming business and is a Norfolk Ambassador for the new Cambridge Children’s Hospital.
William van Cutsem
William van Cutsem
William is a co-founder and Investment Director for Pigeon. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee and leads the investment activity for both commercial and residential sectors. He works closely with the Pigeon teams to evaluate opportunities to find strong returns for the risks taken. He helps manage the Pigeon Group and is particularly involved in the strategic growth of the business.
William is a Chartered Surveyor and previously worked in the Investment Team at Savills.
Ian’s role as Finance Director involves strategic planning for Pigeon, devising and implementing new corporate structures, leading the corporate function for the company, and overall management of the Finance team.
Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Baker Tilly, before working in a variety of finance and corporate finance roles at Greene King, Acteon, and Willis Towers Watson. He is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants.
Ian enjoys playing golf and spending time with his young family.
Group Planning Director
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Simon is Group Planning Director for Pigeon and oversees the company’s portfolio. He heads the Planning and Design Department, leads on the master planning and delivery of major projects, and supports the company’s business development.
Simon joined Pigeon in 2012 having previously worked in local government before holding senior positions in two of the country’s largest housebuilders and being on the Board of a regional property company. His extensive knowledge and experience mean he is well-placed to provide strategic advice and support across all planning and development matters.
Simon is a Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, an Associate Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and Eastern Region Chairman of the Home Builders Federation.
Away from Pigeon, Simon enjoys spending time with his family and motorcycling.