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Nick Broadbent

Nick Broadbent

Development Director

Nick is a Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience and has held senior acquisition and property management roles at Grand Metropolitan and Mansfield Brewery. Prior to joining the LNT Group, Nick was a director of a large specialist firm of agents and valuers in the leisure and healthcare sectors dealing with Corporate Valuations. Nick joined LNT Group 10 years ago and over the last 7 years, as Development Director has focused on land acquisition, investment and turnkey sales.

0113 385 3867

07515 587 364


Martin Hutson

Managing Director, LNT Construction

Martin has over 30 years’ experience in the construction sector and has worked for a number of developers and contractors over that time. In 2006, Martin joined the national contractor Gleeson, which became GB Building Solutions Ltd in 2007, following a management buyout of Gleeson’s construction division. In 2009, Martin became Regional Director overseeing construction as well as forming the energy solutions business.

Martin joined LNT in 2016. He now leads the LNT Construction business advising from feasibility stage on developments, procuring, planning and overseeing the successful delivery of all developments. In addition, he ensures the construction requirements and obligations are met in the legal contracts.

0113 385 3898

07976 397 444

Emily Collard

Keeley Sharp

Strategic Land Director

Keeley joins LNT as Strategic Land Director with over 17 years' experience in development and main contracting. With a strong background in PFI, strategic and bidding management, Keeley has a successful history of acquiring development opportunities for both private and social residential schemes across the UK. Having held previous Operational Director roles at Carillion and Esh, Keeley also provides construction expertise with further insight to the suitability and opportunity for forthcoming developments.

Much of Keeley's background has been involved in consortium working and driving effective partnerships, which she is looking forward to continue whilst expanding LNT's network of development partners in the midlands and north of the country.

0113 385 3865

07870 854 325

Emily Collard

Laura Tilley

Land Director

Laura has worked in the industry for nearly 15 years and has previously acquired land for retirement operators and national house builders. She has experience in a range of purchases from individual, privately owned properties to town centre regenerations and has bought land on a long term, strategic basis and development opportunities which benefit from full planning permission. Laura has managed bids for tendered sites and has orchestrated the delivery of schemes from legal purchase to on-site construction.

Laura’s focus at LNT Care Developments is to identify and acquire land in the south which is suitable for delivering more care home facilities in the future.

Eleanor Coombe

Eleanor Coombe

Project Director

Eleanor is highly-experienced in project and change management. She has worked as both client and contractor representative within public and private sector organisations including Leeds City Council, Strategic Team Group and Interserve. Eleanor also has extensive experience of bid management within the healthcare, housing and local authority sectors, meaning that she is well-versed in varied procurement routes.

Eleanor is involved in managing the care development process from initial site enquiries to construction commencement, working collaboratively with internal colleagues and external partners to help achieve project efficiency.

0113 385 3577

07341 732 763

Emily Collard

Emily Collard

Land Acquisitions Assistant

Emily graduated from the University of the West of England in 2007 and has since been gaining experience in the property industry. After three years working for Savills in their residential sales and lettings office in Knightsbridge, she spent four years working as an Executive Assistant for a number of senior directors at Barchester Healthcare. Emily spent the majority of her time at Barchester as EA to the Property Services and Development teams, but she was also latterly involved in the governance and compliance side of operating a care home.

Emily joined the team as Land Acquisition and Sales Assistant in August 2014.

0113 385 3866

07808 187 318


Karen Whitehead

Development Director

Karen has experience of both operating and developing care facilities. Over the past six years she has also been involved in the construction of 23 care facilities, these include care homes, specialist care homes, supported living and extra care housing. In addition, Karen has worked with a wide range of care providers (not for profit, private operators, RP's and CIC's) delivering consultancy. These have included market studies, stakeholder engagement and consultation, feasibility studies, design appraisals and strategic reviews.

Karen will be facilitating stronger relationships with more operators throughout the UK and also strengthen our land acquisition ability.

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