Meet the team

Lawrence Kenwright
As Chairman of Signature Living, Lawrence has established himself and the company as the leading luxury accommodation provider in the Liverpool. Starting out with his wife, Katie in 2008 with one apartment on Victoria Street, Lawrence’s pioneering approach has seen his vision of offering guests a unique and unforgettable hotel experience become a reality. Today, Signature Living operate four luxurious hotels in Liverpool and one in Cardiff, with further expansion plans across the rest of the UK and Europe well underway. Since 2014, Lawrence has also purchased a number of residential properties in cities across the UK and launched the co-working space, Signature works, in the heart of Liverpool city centre. Lawrence’s ambitions as a hotel developer and passion for saving old buildings from dereliction show no signs of slowing down, as he is constantly on the lookout for new and exciting projects. When he’s not working, Lawrence loves nothing more than spending time with his family. He is also very passionate about the city of Liverpool and helping the local community to solve the issue of homelessness.

Lawrence Kenwright

Chairman
Katie Kenwright
Katie was a senior leader at Matalan and Shop Direct, before setting up Signature Living with Lawrence in 2008 with just one apartment. Over the past 10 years, the company has grown to encompass a number of hotels, bars, restaurants, residential units and co-working spaces, producing a £25 million turnover. As proprietor of Signature, Katie mainly focuses on overall sales, operations and the creative direction of the company. She is also a full-time mum of twins, Junior and Arabella and in her spare time loves nothing more than being with her family. Katie is also a big LFC supporter.

Katie Kenwright

Proprietor
David Marsh
David has been working with Signature for over 4 years and in that time he has carefully built a skilled, multidisciplinary project team in house, alongside overseeing all aspects of site acquisitions, funding and project delivery for the Signature Group. Working closely with his colleagues in Finance on a wide range of corporate and general matters, David has brought in and handled in excess of £100 million in funding. Before he joined Signature, David previously qualified as a Town Planner and has worked for Persimmon Homes Plc and Liverpool City Council as a Development Manager. He has a long background specialising in packaging and delivering large, complex projects and brings a diverse mix of experience to his role.

David Marsh

Managing Director - Property and Development
Kris Mochrie
As Managing Director, Kris looks after all head office functions with a heavy focus on sales and is currently leading the transform signature project. Project transform will see the group invest heavily in people, technology and infrastructure to ensure that the company is fit for its present and future growth. Previously, Kris has held senior roles within various companies, mainly in the FMCG arena. He has worked with high profile accounts such as Red Bull, Molson Coors, Danone and Disney. Outside of work, Kris has a passion for the theatre and still likes to get in front of the camera. He also enjoys fitness, believing that physical fitness gives you the mental agility to lead, inspire and grow an organisation.

Kris Mochrie

Managing Director - Hotel Operations
Sue Wright
Sue is responsible for operations across the group of hotels, compliance and legal matters. On a day to day basis, she deals with issues as diverse as HR, social media, litigation, procurement, recruitment and targets. Sue is extremely passionate about her job and loves the demanding and fast paced working environment. Sue has also been a foster carer for 10 years and is a mum to 4 children, 3 of which are fostered. She adores dogs and has a beautiful border collie and an aging staffie. In her spare time, Sue loves to help with projects in the local community and dog rescues.

Sue Wright

Managing Director - Legal and Corporate
Lee Hill
Lee has over 20 years’ experience in marketing, managing PPC, social media and lead generation. He has been Market Director of the Signature Living media team since 2013 and was instrumental in the early growth of the company’s media channels and social presence. On a daily basis, Lee is responsible for the content, website, design and social media teams and it is his role to ensure that Signature Living remain one of the industry’s leading digital brands.

Lee Hill

Marketing Director - Signature Living
Roger Jonas
Following a 12-year stint in design, production and technical management in professional theatre, Roger relocated from Chester to Liverpool. Over the past 20 years, he has worked alongside several significant business and political leaders from across the North of England, and London. He is driven by business and economic development, supporting business growth through connectivity and communications. As Stakeholder Relations Manager for Signature Living, he maintains a conduit between the business and its public and private sector shareholders and is instrumental in strategy and logistics as the business grows. To distract him from his corporate duties, Roger spends his weekends hiking with hangovers, camping in places he shouldn’t, and riding horses with bad attitudes.

Roger Jonas

Stakeholder Relations Manager
Paul Egan
With over 20 years’ experience working in the hotel financial and operations sector, Paul joined Signature after holding positions at Thistle Hotels, Malmaison Hotels and the Radisson Liverpool. As Finance Director, he ensures there is a close working relationship between the Managing Directors, Senior Executives and Non-Executives including external accountants, whilst providing important leadership to the Board’s Finance and Accounting strategy. He helps to optimise the company's financial performance and strategic position, with a key focus on managing the cash flow of the businesses and maintains a constant approach to finance across the group as new properties are taken on board.

Paul Egan

Finance Manager
Dave Hailwood
As Property Construction Director, Dave works directly with Lawrence to oversee and run the construction side of the company. This includes design, planning, quality surveyor department, procurement and every small project that Signature work on. Dave manages a very large team of over 100 people and has over 20 years’ experience. They work together closely on all aspects of the business. Currently, Dave is working on approximately £150m worth of construction.

Dave Hailwood

Property Construction Director
Kent Laws
Kent is a highly respected marketeer with almost thirty years experience covering a wide range of industries and markets most notably property investment and travel. A London advertising agency background led to a role at Sky Television before launching his own agency HarrisonLawsCrossman in 1996. HLC grew rapidly with clients as diverse as Opel Cars Europe, IKEA, Hilton Hotels and London Clubs International. Since 2005 Kent has been working on a various change management and turn-around projects for a major international bank, he joined Signature in December 2016

Kent Laws

Marketing Director - Signature Capital, Signature Works
Paul Howells
Paul started his career in southern Spain in 1995. After several years working in design and marketing agencies he helped launch what was to be one of the largest property and investment companies in Europe where he worked for over 10 years. After relocating to the UK in 2009 his agency ‘Effect’ attracted notable clients such as Pfizer, Merck, Dr Pepper, MTV and Vodafone - working to launch their new products at industry events. In 2014 he worked as the CEO of IHG, an international property and investment company with offices in the USA, Spain and UK. He joined Signature in December 2016.

Paul Howells

Director - Signature Capital, Signature Works
Anthony Sweeney
Anthony started his career working for the FTSE 100 giant Admiral and was promoted to management, leading the strategic Corporate Insurance Team. At the time, was the youngest person to be promoted to management within the global organisation. He went on to work closely with Ford and Chrysler as well as head of promotions in a Berlin based logistics company, which under his careful watch, increased its market share by over 4% grew its UK division from a team of 12 staff to over 100 within the space of 10 months. Anthony is a partner within the Signature group and his core role is Director Of Investor Relations. Anthony looks after a team of over 60 Senior Real Estate Analysts and ensures that investors, retail and institutional alike, have a full overview of the estate prior to making an informed investment decision.

Anthony Sweeney

Director of Investor Relations - Signature Capital
Scott Drew
Scott comes from a diverse career background, having operated in several different industries, from Retail and Telecommunications to Renewable Energy and Maritime Tourism. The major benefit of having worked in so many different sectors is that Scott has developed a wide range of invaluable skills, skills that have helped accelerate his now established career at Signature Capital. Scott started his investment led journey back in 2015, his incredible work did not go unnoticed and after tabling an eye watering £7 million + investment into our Group he was immediately headhunted by Signature to manage a new team of Consultants, and to represent us directly. Scott has consistently demonstrated his burning passion for the business, he works tirelessly to ensure that all investment clients are met with exceptional levels of service in order to build strong, long lasting relationships with our valued investors. Scott was recently promoted to Chief Investment Analyst at Signature Capital and through his hard work and client relationships he has generated over £12 million of investment into the Group in a short space of time, and has helped welcome hundreds of investors into the Signature family.

Scott Drew

Chief Investment Analyst
Sarah Schofield

Sarah Schofield

Head of Finance
Richard Anstee

Richard Anstee

Finance Manager
Aruna Shaw

Aruna Shaw

Management Accountant
Nikki Acosta

Nikki Acosta

Investor Relations Manager
Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Investor Relations Manager
Joscelyn Kempell

Joscelyn Kempell

Investor Relations
Mandy Clayden

Mandy Clayden

Investor Relations & Operations Co-ordinator
Tara Potter

Tara Potter

Head of Administration
Joseph Sweeney

Joseph Sweeney

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Maxine Turner

Maxine Turner

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Rony Ghobrial

Rony Ghobrial

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Mark Crawley

Mark Crawley

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Molly Munoz Barlow

Molly Munoz Barlow

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Lee Jones

Lee Jones

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Gregory Melanson

Gregory Melanson

Senior Real Estate Analyst
Alexander Wye

Alexander Wye

Senior Real Estate Analyst

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