Meet the team

  • Hannah Milne

    Director Regional Retail portfolio

    Hannah joined The Crown Estate in January 2011. In June 2015 she was promoted from Regional Portfolio Manager to Head of Regional, a portfolio principally invested in prime dominant retail and leisure outside London.

    Hannah is focused on delivering revenue and capital performance through active asset management of the portfolio. Previously with Knight Frank and BNP Paribas, she has over 20 year's transactional experience in the investment markets and also takes responsibility for investment transaction executions on the portfolio with the principal aim of re-orientating the portfolio towards our core sectors.

    She is a chartered surveyor with a MA from Cambridge University in Modern Languages.

  • Geoff Ford

    Head of Regional Retail portfolio

    Geoff joined The Crown Estate in December 2015 as Portfolio Manager for the Regional portfolio.  Prior to joining Geoff was a Partner in the Retail Investment team at Knight Frank specializing in shopping centres and high street retail.

    Geoff is responsible for the management of the Regional portfolio and the delivery of the targets within the annual business plan. The portfolio, which is heavily weighted towards the dominant prime retail assets throughout the UK, is currently valued at c£2.1 billion and includes a number of assets held with investment partners.

    He holds a 2:1 BSc Land Management degree from Reading University and is a Member of the RICS.