Victoria Collett has been appointed development director for the company behind the Oxford North scheme.

Thomas White Oxford announced the appointment of the chartered surveyor to deliver the £700 million innovation district. She was previously with Legal & General Capital where she headed development for its suburban Build-to-Rent business. She has worked as a consultant, including at CBRE and Navigant Consulting and, most recently, spent eight years in Abu Dhabi as lead advisor to the Abu Dhabi Municipality Investment Office.

William Donger, chief executive of Thomas White Oxford, said: “We warmly welcome Victoria who has joined the team at a significant moment in the delivery of this globally ambitious project.”

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