Using our own committed capital resources, we work with developers, investors and intermediaries to enable projects that deliver returns.
If you require funding for development or investment opportunities, please contact us with outline project details.
Stretched Senior funding
Equity/Joint Venture funding
Residential property development
Single or multiple unit schemes houses / apartments
New or part built schemes considered
Viable projects in other sectors will be considered
London, home counties and south east
Viable projects in other areas will be considered
£500k minimum funding per project
No min / max development size
Bespoke Joint Venture funding available for viable projects
Contour Capital is a principal funder using its own committed financial resources. As our partner, you are in direct contact with the funder, allowing quick decision making and transaction execution.
With extensive development, investment, valuation and banking experience we are able to understand your business and your aspirations for your projects.
We seek to form long term partnerships with clients across multiple projects.
We will consider every project in detail, providing dynamic solutions free from the constraints of a fixed credit policy.
We aim to provide a response to any opportunity in 24hrs, with the ability to complete transactions within short timescales.
BSc (Hons) MSc ACA
MA (Hons) FCA (ICAEW)
Investment board member
Investment board member
BA (Hons) ACA.
Senior financial analyst
Office manager & PA
Assistant finance manager
020 7657 1868
Gordon Mackie joined the Contour team in February 2015 as a Director, to support the day to day management of the company and its investments, as Contour continues to evolve and expand.
Gordon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and is a highly experienced corporate banker and real estate lender with a proven track record of marketing, business development and relationship management of developers, investors and other lenders, particularly in London and the South East of England.
Having been in banking all of his working life, initially with two smaller Scottish banks, Gordon has in-depth experience of dealing with large and complex portfolios of both medium and large, private and public borrower entities, involved in residential and commercial property, across the development and investment sectors.
In recent years, Gordon was a Relationship Director with Lloyds Banking Group in a variety of Real Estate lending teams and is well equipped to work with and further grow Contour's portfolio of chosen partners.
BSc (Hons) MSc ACA
020 7657 1855
Paul O’Kane joined Contour Capital in July 2015 as an Associate Director, to assist in managing the company’s investments and relationships, as well as growing the business.
Paul has BSc Mathematics with Engineering and MSc Finance degrees, as well as being a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He qualified as a chartered accountant (ACA) whilst working for KPMG Corporate Finance, primarily focusing on business / investment appraisals and funding proposals.
He later moved into banking, initially lending to real estate clients (investment & development loans) across both the residential and commercial sectors. More recently he has worked for Lloyds Banking Group, spending time in the Real Estate restructuring team, followed by a spell of lending in the Leveraged Finance space.
In his career to date, Paul has worked with a diverse range of clients (individuals, private and public companies) developing strong relationships and often dealing with large complex situations. With his experience he has the key attributes to help meet the needs of Contour’s Investment Partners.
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Chloé joined Contour Capital in March 2016 to assist with the execution and day-to-day management of investments, as the company continues to grow.
Prior to joining the team, Chloé worked at Accola Capital as an Analyst in the corporate finance team and was involved in M & A, Commercial Real Estate and Securitisations. Prior to this, Chloé worked at Raymond James Euro Equities (in Paris) where her role involved writing equity research reports (company and industry level), financial projections, and the daily monitoring of market events. Chloé commenced her working life with EY as a junior auditor in Paris in August 2012.
Chloé has a Masters in Management (specialising in Finance) from Neoma Business School, is a native French speaker, fluent in English and advanced in Spanish.
With the strong analytical skills she has gained, Chloé is well equipped to help manage the demands of Contour’s Partners.
Andrew Johnson is a co-founder of Contour Capital and Chairman of the board.
With more than 25 years’ experience in the property market Andrew Johnson is a hands on Chairman.
Having a construction and agency background in which he established companies in both of these sectors Andrew then formed another company in 1996 to concentrate on industrial development.
The Contour business was then established in 2012 with Andrew being one of the co-founders and he remains closely involved in the ongoing growth and development of the Contour business.
MA (Hons) FCA (ICAEW)
James is Finance Director and Company Secretary of Contour Capital.
James qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996 with Price Waterhouse, before specialising in Real Estate and Public Company advisory within the Corporate Finance division of PricewaterhouseCoopers. This included two years on secondment to The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers.
James went on to spend five years with Quintain Estates & Development as their Corporate Finance and Investment Analyst, responsible for the investment appraisal and analysis for both the development and fund management divisions.
When Contour was established at the beginning of 2012, James came on board as FD, Company Secretary and Member of the Investment Board. He is also Finance Director of another substantial private company in the industrial property space.
Investment Board Member
Scott Harvey is a co-founder of Contour Capital and is responsible for advising the company on its investments and strategy.
Scott has a Master’s Degree in Property Finance and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Scott trained as a valuation surveyor at Cushman & Wakefield Healey & Baker and was a member of their Capital Markets Group providing real estate investment and development advice to clients. Scott was previously Relationship Manager at Lloyds Banking Group where he managed a portfolio of clients and their associated debt secured across a diverse range of real estate asset classes.
With a strong background in property and banking, Scott has the requisite skills to advise on Contour’s current lending portfolio and the structuring of new investment proposals.
Scott is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman with the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors; one of the City of London’s Livery Companies. He is also a member of the Association of Property Lenders and has an extensive network of contacts within the property sector.
Peter Lee. Qualified as a Solicitor in 1989, Peter spent ten years in private practice with a prominent City law firm.
Peter specialises in commercial litigation and intellectual property.
Peter subsequently moved into the world of commerce before setting up and running a Family Office and Charitable Foundation. He remains a practising lawyer and, as a Trustee, he has significant experience in the creation of private Trusts together with their operation and management. Through his wider investment responsibilities, Peter has been involved in commercial property investment for over ten years.
Whilst continuing his Family Office and charitable duties, Peter joined Contour in 2012 as General Counsel and in-house legal adviser bringing to the team a wealth of experience and providing a valuable service not often seen within a private property company.
Investment Board Member
Qualified in 1986 as a chartered surveyor Eddie was elected as a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1997.
Eddie has over 35 years’ experience in the property sector and prior to taking up his position as an Investment Board member with Contour in 2012, he worked at Liverpool Victoria Friendly Society from 1978 where he was Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for the commercial property investment portfolios of the company’s UK Life Fund and Staff Pension Fund. He is also the current Managing Director of a substantial private property company operating in the industrial sector.
As an Investment Board Member, Eddie brings a wealth of valuable property experience and assists with development of the ongoing growth strategy of the Contour business.
Having graduated in 1985, Eddie became a Chartered Surveyor in 1986 and was elected Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1997. He became a Liveryman in 2013 with the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors; one of the City of London’s Livery Companies and is also a member of Investment Property Forum.
BA (Hons) ACA
Senior Financial Analyst
Aashna joined Contour Capital in September 2014 to assist with the company’s continued growth plans.
Her role encompasses a wide remit including supporting the Finance Director and Board on strategic financial decisions.
Prior to joining Contour Capital, Aashna worked at KPMG for 6 years during which time she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. During her time at KPMG Aashna audited property and construction companies ranging from boutique property funds to listed multinational construction firms.
In addition to her audit experience Aashna has worked on transaction services and risk management consultancy across several industry sectors, including numerous financial services institutions.
Jean-Michel is responsible for the management and financial reporting of Contour Capital and group companies.
Prior to joining Contour Capital, Jean-Michel spent a number of years in practice as an Auditor.
Maude is responsible for the day to day running of the Finance Office.
She is also responsible for preparing quarterly and annual accounts. Prior to joining the team, Maude spent a number of years in banking.
Office Manager and PA
Katy Evers is the office manager and personal assistant to the Directors.
Katy provides administrative support.
Assistant Finance Manager
Janet looks after the day to day financial activities of Contour Capital.
Janet has many years of experience in accounting within the Construction and house building industry.