Our Team


Whether you are looking for advice on acquiring, selling or investing in commercial property don’t hesitate to contact one of our team.

Shaf Rasul

Chairman

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In 1999 Shaf founded E-Net Computers. As well as managing the growth of E-Net which became the world’s largest optical storage distributor, Shaf has developed a substantial venture capital investment portfolio which focuses on property, asset management and technology. SRA Ventures is one of the group Companies. In 2009 as well as joining the BBC Dragons Den team as one of the online Dragons, Shaf also became a Business columnist for the Scottish edition of The Sun newspaper.

Susana Garcia

Chief Operating Officer

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Susana oversees the day to day running of SRA Ventures. She has held, and continues to hold, a number of Director Level positions within the various group companies. As well as being the COO for SRA Ventures, Susana sits on the main board of its holding company e-Net Holdings. Susana has high level experience in trading, asset management and acquisitions and disposals. During her long career with the group Susana has completed over £300M worth of transactions within various group companies.

Mike Ward

Finance Director

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Mike is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and has over 25 years business experience. He has held senior executive roles in finance, HR and operations management and has worked in a number of sectors including FMCG, e-commerce, residential & commercial property, business services and manufacturing / engineering. In addition to extensive experience in day to day finance and accounting, Mike has been involved in start-ups, university spin outs, high growth SMEs, management buy-outs, venture capital fundraising, bank and other debt funding, and acquisitions / disposals of companies and subsidiaries.

Andy Birrell

Commercial Director

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Andy is a property solicitor with over 40 Years’ experience. Andy has undertaken commercial property work on behalf of a number of high profile clients including, Shell UK, Forth Ports, Evans of Leeds, The Miller Group, Scarborough Property Group, HSBC/Charterhouse and Hotel Corporation of Edinburgh (The Sheraton Hotel). Andy has acted and advised in site acquisitions, project funding, negotiation and preparation and procurement of construction documentation, development agreements, forward sale and letting agreements, joint venture agreements, franchising and insolvency related conveyancing.