Jonathan Caplan

Managing Director

Jon Co-founded PPR and oversees the business as MD. His primary focus is leading PPR’s business growth and site acquisition activity. 

Having worked full time in property since 2002, he has extensive experience in all aspects of UK commercial and residential real estate. Jon has transacted £1Billon+ UK property with a range of agents, institutional and private owners. His early career was selling high value IBM hardware into small to medium size enterprises giving Jon a broad background in business and entrepreneurship.

Jon lives in Brondesbury Park with his wife and 4 children and “enjoys” following the “best team in North London” Tottenham FC.

Nick Hopkinson


Nick Co-founded PPR with Jon and leads our private equity fundraising and project delivery/ asset management team. He is passionate about using Big Data techniques to continuously improve real estate decision making.

He has been actively involved in property investment and asset management since 1991. He has worked full time in property with Jon since 2004. Nick’s commercial career started at Pepsi in 1987, progressing via various commercial, project and business development roles at both blue-chip and software start-up firms.

Nick lives in Kensington with his wife and 2 kids, is an avid runner and a supporter of Nottingham Forest.

Adam Bitel


Adam focuses on deal generation.

Adam works daily with owners, banks, specialist agents and financial advisors to acquire both property portfolios and individual assets.  Over his career, Adam has developed a reputation for discreet, reliable delivery of deals. Adam began his property career in 2004.

Adam lives in Hampstead with his wife and child and is a season ticket supporter of Arsenal FC.

James Valentine


James primarily focuses on acquisitions in the retail and leisure sector.

Prior to joining us, James worked for Sainsbury’s; developing his skills and experience by asset managing mixed use development sites. James has a master’s degree from Reading University and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2010.

James lives in Clapham with his wife.  He is a keen supporter of both Manchester United and Northampton Saints.

Rob Silvester

Capital Markets Adviser

Rob’s main focus is to source larger lot size transactions and Portfolios. Rob provides both strategic advice and practical expertise to the PPR team.

Having held senior investment agency positions at CBRE and King Sturge (now JLL), Rob has also transacted c. £1bn as a principal. As a result his access to Agents, Fund Managers, Real Estate Private Equity providers and Banks is formidable.

Rob lives in Kent with his wife and 4 children and supports Norwich City F.C