Meet our team of property experts.

Raj Deb

CEO AND FOUNDER

A serial entrepreneur, Raj has been investing in property for over 20 years. Combining a wealth of knowledge with practical experience of every stage of the process, he’s undertaken and managed millions of pounds’ worth of property deals.

Ketan Karia

Chairman

Ketan has extensive experience in helping companies scale, raise funds and exit. His innovative and strategic approach has put Seed on a growth path by adding significant value to their clients. In addition to Seed, Ketan is an board advisor to several other early stage businesses in the UK.

Oz Kemal

Vice President

Oz joins us from a corporate background working with some of the largest Fortune 100 companies in the world. His previous experience has enabled him to help grow organisations quickly, efficiently and effectively to become market leaders within their industry over a short period of time.

Nadia Butt

Client Relationship Director

Nadia has a wealth of experience internationally, having worked in property for 9 years running businesses and teams both in London and Dubai. She's managed relationships with key accounts and stakeholders across the globe and is passionate about seeing her clients succeed.

Himat Varsani

Client Acquisitions Manager

A passionate property person, Himat genuinely loves analysing prospective investment opportunities to identify an angle to generate a great return. Himat has built a great network of contacts in London and Kent and is often able to find out the real detail behind any property deal.

Leif Miguel

Head of Projects

Leif is an outcome-focused RIBA qualified architect with over 9 years of international experience within the real estate industry, including residential, leisure, office and retail sectors. He is leading the project division, where his team will manage the project development, from the concept design phase through to completion and handover.

Joshua Ffinch

Marketing Executive

Joshua joins our brand new marketing department. Bringing new and fresh ideas to push our brand to our clients. Driven by results and a will to have things done properly the first time, he works quickly to assure that the Seed brand is best represented the first time.

Adrian Gumbs

IT Manager

Adrian has over 10 years’ experience in business systems management and has an exceptionally creative and entrepreneurial attitude and a driven methodical approach to systems, process, business intelligence and automation.

Harsha Vyas

Head of Accounts

With over 25 years experience in Financial reporting, Management Accounts & Administration, Harsha has historically worked with medium sized Law firms across London, has Excellent knowledge of Legal Accounts, Business Management, and Financial Procedures, carefully managing budgets cash/flow and analysis of financial data.

Minal Shukla

Head of Seed Group Finance Department

Minal has over 17 years of diverse accounting experience. Working in sectors such as food and financial services. Minal possesses strong analytical and decision-making skills with exceptional knowledge of financial procedures, she has excellent management and leadership skills. She will be managing accounting and financial functions for Seed Group.

Colin Harper-Penman

Consultant

A truly rounded individual in the context of property investment and development, Colin has over 15 years experience in the field.

Simon Hewitt

Head of Seed Capital

Simon has spent the past 10 years gaining a wealth of experience within the mortgage sector. Over the last 11 years, Simon has worked on requirements from standard residential re-mortgages to large complex project development finance deals. He prides himself on utilising the strong relationships he has developed over the years with lenders to deliver appropriate finance for each client.