CV

Nirav Shah

Telephone: 07960 344 399     Email: nirav@PropVestment.com     DOB: 18th December 1987

 

EDUCATION

 

London School of Economics & Political Sciences 

BSc Hons Management                                                      September 2006 – June 2009

Key Modules: Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Accounting & Finance, Psychology and Behavioural Science, Principles of Finance, Econometrics and Processes of Management

Overall result: Upper Second Class Honours

The Latymer School 

A-Levels: Mathematics A, Economics A, Physics A, (Geography As-level B).  Sept 2004June 2006

GCSE’s: 6A*: Mathematics, Double Science, French, Geography, and Business Studies

4A: Gujarati, Art, English, English Literature                                              Sept 1999 – June 2004

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

PropVestment                                                                                                            

Founder                                                                                                          August 2010 – present

  • An online Property blog, www.PropVestment.com
  •  MARKET COMMENTARY
    We provide specific and full market data and analysis. We can advise on specific regions, towns, and streets. From our experience and vast resource base we can identify trends and forecast market dynamics to aide investment decisions and value projects.
    PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT
    Maximise the return from any property portfolio with effective management of lettings, streamlined mortgages and tax efficient structures.
    DEVELOPMENT APPRAISALS
    For specific developments with or without planning, we can provide robust resale values and construction costings. With added sensitivity analysis, risks can be evaluated and gross development margins, residual land values and return of investment calculated
     FINANCIAL STRUCTURING
    Acquisition as an individual or a company, or joint ventures, what is the most efficient structure? The structure will influence the ease in which you entry, exit or hold on to assets, pay tax and mitigate risks
    PLANNING CONSULTING
    Planning enhancement is the most profitable aspect of property development. Each council has a different set of regulations, every site has a different potential. Unlock the maximum value in your site at minimal cost and minimal fuss.
     INVESTMENT SOURCING
    We have links with developers and access to landlords’ portfolios to get off market buy to let opportunities. In addition with our links to financial advisors, letting agents and managers we can provide the all in one investment package.

 

 EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

CAREducation Trust (Charity Registration: 1071963)

Coordinator & Africa Projects Lead                                                            October 2010- Present

UK based charity founded in 1997 with the goal to give every child the right to an education, working in India, Kenya, Ghana, Uganda, Nepal and more.

  • Led volunteer trips to East Africa including ascending Mount Kilimanjaro, and India, which raised over £80,000.
  • Founded the Youth Team with the objective to raise awareness and provide professional support on projects. Utilising skills from work place and education to modernise the charity. This has now grown into annual university volunteering trips in various states in India.
  • Complete re-design of Website, online collection systems, and the introduction of Social Media as publicity tool for the charity.
  • Identifying, vetting and securing projects in Kenya and Uganda. Liaising with partner organisations on the ground to ensure monitoring and reporting back to donors and stakeholders.
  • Advise on building planning and design when funding building of hostels, labs and classrooms at projects sites.

LSE Property Investment Society

Vice President                                                                                      December 2006 – June 2009

  • Organised Events with Property Investment firms like Jones Lang La LaSalle, DTZ and CBRE.
  • Senior Editor of society bi-annual publication with articles of real estate affairs, learnt to use Quark publishing software.
  • Conducting meetings weekly with core committee, discussing objectives and tasks and allocated responsibilities to others, supervising that tasks were completed punctually. Improved leadership and communication skills.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Languages: English (native), Gujarati (native), French (basic), Hindi (basic).

 

INTERESTS

  • Adventurist, drove a rickshaw 1200km across India, visiting schools and raising over £30,000, climbed Mount Kilimanjaro raising over £50,000 and most recently in 2015 completed Tough Mudder UK.
  • Awarded the “Oshwal Achievement Award” in 2014 for selfless service and voluntary work conducted for CAREducation Trust and inspiring the local youth to give back to society.

 

REFERENCES – available upon request