The Team

Matt Staines – Managing Director

Matt is a founding Director and Managing Director of Bespoke Group. He has shaped it to provide innovative investments, ensuring that Bespoke is a leader in its field. Prior to forming Bespoke Group Matt’s career has been in the property investment market, as well as the financial services market. Marrying together his thorough understanding of the financial services and property investment markets, Matt has an exceptional talent to spot great investment opportunities. Matt has a particular passion for property investment, and continues to play a full part in the Bespoke Property Funds business. Over the past 9 years he has put together many property deals, amounting to total investments of tens of millions. He can spot a good property deal, and knows how best to structure that deal.

Paul Baines – Head of Development

Paul has a wealth of knowledge having over 30 years’ experience of working within the Construction industry. Paul has worked across a wide variety of sectors including heritage contracting working across regional historical iconic buildings, speculative development with some of the country’s largest house builders and has also been responsible for setting up and running a number of framework contracts covering social housing, extra care, refurbishment, educational and medical facilities.

Matt Greavey - Chartered Architect

A Chartered Architect with 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. He has worked for a number of architects practices in the NW of England with commissions in a variety of sectors; Master-planning (Regeneration), Heritage and Conservation, Healthcare, Private and Residential Care and Leisure.

As part of a development review team he has a fundamental role in directing where and how the company develop their sites and what the most commercially advantageous development model will be.

Matt has extensive experience in the redevelopment of listed buildings. This usually takes the form of buildings that require enabling developments to provide the financial deficit back-up to subsidise the development of the primary heritage asset.

Sally Halliwell – Executive Assistant

Having worked within the Construction Industry for the past 10 years, Sally has a vast amount of experience and knowledge across both the house building, social housing and refurbishment areas. Originally holding management roles within the Customer Care division for national house builders Sally has developed her skills to work in other areas such as bid submissions, marketing campaigns, client and public relations and has recently developed further to cover employee/employer relations.

Peter Moore OBE – Non-Executive Director

Peter Moore OBE has an excellent reputation and track record in the British tourism industry. After successfully rebranding Alton Towers as their marketing director, he became the managing director of Centre Parcs and introduced the concept to the UK. Peter was awarded an OBE in 1996 for services to the tourism industry. He has also helped to launch the Tour of Britain cycle race and developed an indoor ski centre in Manchester. Peter runs his own consultancy, Brightaspect and has advised the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and other local authorities on regeneration. Peter is a valued asset and advisor to Bespoke.

Appointments Coming Soon

Head of Fund Distribution.

Non-Executive Director.

A Senior Financial Services professional with over 10 years’ experience.