The Deriaz Slater team employ a very hands on approach in all the work that we undertake, whether agency or professional. We work tirelessly to maintain our reputation as a company built on honest professionalism and expertise, and take customer service and satisfaction very seriously. The company has been active for over 30 years with Paul and Nigel having worked together for many years, Jemma joining in 2013, Mark and Vikki joining in 2014 and Pete completed the team in 2015. Find out more about all of them below, and don’t hesitate to get in touch with your commercial property requirements.
Paul Deriaz founded the practice in 1985 and has since built relationships with many local and international companies, establishing the respect of developers and investors across the commercial property spectrum. He is a true property professional whose breadth of experience, expertise and local area knowledge is unrivalled. Paul’s dual qualifications as both a chartered surveyor and chartered town planner, make him invaluable to anyone seeking to succeed in commercial property in the Thames Valley and beyond. Out of the office he is an aspiring golfer, cyclist and football pundit!
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Peter Wilder is a qualified chartered surveyor with over 12 years’ experience working with occupiers and landlords. He qualified as a chartered surveyor in 2004.
Pete started his career as a City agent, specialising in large pre-let acquisitions for clients such as Man Group, Barclays and Bloomberg. He has spent the last 6 years managing the corporate real estate portfolios for Deutsche Bank and Sony. He has an excellent understanding of what occupiers need and has advised on all areas of the real estate spectrum from facilities management to lease administration to project management.
Peter will be based at the company’s Marlow office where the firm serves the commercial property needs of individuals and companies. He will work closely with existing Associate Partner Mark Potter and will be responsible for a mixture of agency and professional work at Deriaz Slater.
Pete lives in Marlow and away from the office he enjoys spending time with his family and is a keen sportsman and enjoys rugby, rowing, running and cycling.
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Mark Potter has over 25 years’ experience within the commercial property sector in the Thames Valley and more widely within the UK. He is a pro-active resourceful professional with proven success who is energetic, dynamic, thinks outside the box and who enjoys new challenges. Mark joins us having worked on his own account for a number of years specialising in all aspects of Commercial property with a broad spectrum of clients. Away from the office he enjoys spending time with his family and is a keen rugby spectator having seen the light and retired from playing a few years ago!
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Nigel Woolven graduated with a BSc in Estate Management from Reading University and gained an MBA from the London Business School. He spent a significant part of his career in financial services with Johnson Fry Plc and Parnell Fisher Child before returning to property with Deriaz Slater. Nigel is responsible for Property Management at Deriaz Slater and works with Paul on professional work including valuations, rent reviews lease renewals and rating appeals. Outside the office Nigel is an enthusiastic sportsman, a hockey coach and likes to travel.
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