Our team
of experts

We are true experts in the field of commercial property with extensive experience of the science, technology and innovation sectors. As our services reflect, we intrinsically understand the challenges facing our clients when seeking to develop their property assets, businesses or economies to realise their full potential. Through our work, we clearly demonstrate a track record in delivering high quality, varied projects for a wide range of both public and private sector clients.

Management Team

Collectively we demonstrate strong knowledge of the dynamics at work in the R&D, life science, innovation and creative industry sectors. This gives our clients the confidence that we understand their market place, as well as the required commercial property expertise to ensure that aspirations involving the built environment can be realised. Our blend of unique industry specific knowledge and years of relevant experience really sets Creative Places apart.

Jonathan Burroughs, CEO
Jonathan works closely with academics, hospital leadership teams, government bodies, commercial developers and investors – understanding objectives and advising on appropriate strategies.
John Sommerville, Managing Partner
John has extensive expertise in the value of R&D land and property and the ways in which viability can be maximised, as well as hands on experience in letting and marketing property for the sector.
Liam Nicholls, Partner
Liam specialises in investment, development and asset management of R&D intensive locations. He has extensive experience in the life sciences.


Creative Places is run by a management board comprising senior professionals with significant experience in running consultancy businesses and reflects the ownership structure of the LLP.

Get in touch