Who Are We?

Richard Compton


President of the Historic Houses Association until 2016. Chairman of the Heritage Conservation Trust in 2017. Trustee of a number of historic houses estates, and owner of Newby Hall, near Ripon. 

Ninian MacGregor

Founder, Director, Head of Sales

Over 20 years of experience working with major supermarket groups to increase footfall and model consumer behaviour. Experienced in consumer marketing, and well connected to stately home owners. 

Shaie Selzer

Founder and Director

Multi-sector background – Macmillan, tv – film – internet, corporate finance Expertise in the financing of crematorium and funeral sector. Commercial real estate experience. Launch Director of INTO University Partnerships with equivalent financial model. 

The Hon. Richard Cornwall-Legh


Richard is an experienced landscape designer and landowner with a background in banking and wealth management. He has also trained as a garden and landscape designer he has run his own garden design practice since 2003. Before starting the business and retraining, Richard had a successful career as a private banker at Adam & Company in the City. He is a member of The Society of Garden Designers, sits on the Cheshire Country Land and Business Association committee, and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.


Heritage advisor

Max is a Chartered Landscape Architect with over twenty years’ experience in the UK, continental Europe and southern Africa. Much of his experience lies in the historic environment: he has worked on the conservation of many nationally important landscapes as well as the design of new and contemporary landscapes within a historic context.



Expert at creating digital product and marketing strategies which transform how the business attracts, retains and engages customers across online, mobile, social and offline channels. Background has included senior marketing, strategy and product roles at MasterCard, Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and a PE-backed B2B2C software house, Intelligent Environments.

Get In Touch

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Alternatively you can call us on 0333 014 3236

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