MEET OUR TEAM
The Wemyss Name
Wemyss properties is a family firm with a long and distinguished history in the property business.
Our team of experts are all experienced, dedicated, knowledgeable and innovative.
We are one of a family of businesses that share a common commitment to quality.
Our success is based on the experience and expertise of our team
Wemyss Properties is a subsidiary of one of the oldest registered companies in the UK and is therefore extremely well supported both structurally and financially; factors that underpin its position as a well-respected developer in the Scottish property market.
In terms of structural support, a Board Of Directors is in place to help the management team. The board comprises family members as Directors, as well as Non Executive Directors with significant relevant experience in both property and business. At the helm of this board is the Chairman, William Wemyss, who also heads the parent company’s board and its other subsidiary companies.
Our management team
Matthew joined Wemyss Properties in January 2008 as Commercial Manager. Despite the difficult trading conditions that have been prevalent in the wider property market, Matthew has driven the company forward, successfully acquiring and developing sites in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. In addition he has helped establish and grow a commercial property portfolio in both London and Scotland.
Invited to join the board in June 2012 as a Director, Matthew was promoted to Managing Director in April 2014. He remains committed to ensuring that the company continues to grow its reputation as a respected developer delivering high quality homes in high quality locations in Scotland.
Gareth joined Wemyss Properties in July 2016 as Project Manager, responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure of all our developments.
A Chartered Construction Manager with a background in Architecture and House Building spanning nearly two decades, he brings a wealth of knowledge within the property development sector.
Successfully managing the implementation of various projects throughout the UK, Gareth has significant experience in delivering high quality award winning developments.
Seumas joined the Wemyss team in January 2020. His primary role is to support the team with the identification and acquisition of both residential and commercial development sites.
Before joining Wemyss, Seumas obtained a MSc in Real Estate from Aberdeen University. He also embarked upon a tour of Asia, meeting and networking with leading property specialists in the region.
In addition he has personal experience in managing residential property portfolio’s across Scotland, including working within the residential lettings sector.
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