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Team

  • Barry Angel

    Executive Chairman

  • Simmone Angel

    Director

  • Carolina Paulat

    Personal Assistant to the Executive Chairman

  • Corinne Layas

    Management Co-Ordinator

  • Darren Bloomfield

    Development & Acquisitions

  • Alt text Bernard

    Bernard O’ Neill

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Rimple

    Rimple Gudka

    Accountant

Barry brings over 30 years of experience in the property industry and London marketplace. Beginning his career in banking and IT, Barry took on the role of an entrepreneur, which saw him invest into residential development, innovative technology companies and a series of London night clubs, which were aptly named Angel’s.

His passion for property saw him build and develop a piece of land in Hackney, which he purchased at a property auction. He reinvested the profits into future development projects and formed an array of joint venture partnerships with large housebuilders and development companies, further expanding his expertise and investment portfolio.

Today Barry is focused on the delivery of a range of exciting new homes across London and is always seeking new partnerships and opportunities.

After completing extensive Estate Management and Surveying studies Simmone joined the Albany Group to manage all aspects of the business. Simmone’s responsibilities range from overall construction control to build scheduling and budget management.

Carolina gained her degree in Interior Design from the London College of Furniture, London Metropolitan University. Following her graduation, Carolina worked in sales administration in sectors including Automotive and Wholesale Catering. For the last 20 years her background has been in leisure and property development both in the UK and overseas. Carolina joined the Albany Group in 2015 as personal assistant to Barry Angel.

Corinne obtained her degree in Marketing, Business and Human Resources from the University of North London. Following this, Corinne spent 3 years in Building Control before she joined the Albany Group in 2003 as Head of Lettings and Property Management.

Darren has over 25 years experience in the property industry having started his career in residential agency handling sales, lettings and property management.  Darren was developments manager for the company in 1995 to 1998 before starting his own business, successfully locating development and investment acquisitions throughout London and the Home Counties.  Darren returned to the Albany Group in 2016 as our developments and acquisitions manager.

Senior finance professional who brings Albany his property experience gained from the likes of the RO Group (including the Gold medal winning housebuilder Metis Homes Limited) and the Ballymore Group.

Originally a Mining Geologist who studied at Leicester University but found he could count better than he could dig.

Rimple has been with the Albany Group since July 2018. Having gained her degree in banking and Finance at the University of Wales College of Cardiff, is now a qualified Certified Accountant. Her experience has been gained in various industries ranging  from Petrochemical, Equity Funds, through to SME’s, and has performed a variety of roles such as management accountancy to sole accountant.