Mr Young has over 50-years’ experience of commercial property and its interface with economic development. As chairman and chief executive of the Wilky Group, he has completed over 80 projects and has several current projects across the region. Included in the Wilky Group’s property portfolio is Parallel House which is also the company’s Head Office.
A Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Mr Young has a lifelong interest in revitalising communities through their built environment. This is reflected in his role as head judge for the regeneration category of its national awards. Mr Young is a Freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.
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Mr Young has previously served two terms on the CBI South East Regional Council. He has also chaired Enterprise M3’s Land & Property Group for three years and led the former Hampshire Economic Partnership’s Land & Property Task Group.
He is delighted to return to his position in 2019 at a time when the region’s importance to the economy is going to be crucial to the country.
For more information about the Wilky Group visit www.wilky.co.uk