Ash was previously a Partner of Strutt and Parker (now BNP Paribas) whom he joined in 2013. While there he was responsible for selling and buying sites for house builders and developers in the Greater London area, along with advising on strategic opportunities / planning permissions for landowners. Prior to joining Strutt and Parker, Ash founded and managed Aurora Property Developments, a Leeds based property development company focused on office, industrial and mixed-use developments. During this time Ash won ‘Newcomer of the year’ at Property Week’s Yorkshire and North East Property Awards in 2009. Ash’s early career was spent in London with Strutt and Parker and King Sturge (now Jones Lang LaSalle).
Ash received a BSc (Hons) in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Urban Land Institute, where he is part of the Residential Council.