David Gelling

Managing Director

With over 30 years’ experience in development across all sectors, David combines first-hand insight into the challenges and responsibilities of property development with the leadership skills that come from creating and directing one of the UK’s largest residential development portfolios.

Politically astute and well connected, he remains highly passionate about property development – from individual projects to major regeneration programmes – and is excited by the opportunity to build something genuinely new and distinctive with This Land™.

David is an Associate Lecturer in Real Estate and Property Development at Oxford Brookes University. He is also an active member of the British Property Federation (BPF), and has been elected to the Council for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), for the East of England. 

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