Yarrells Property was set up by Ian Cassidy in 2010. Ian had previously set up and managed the Barcelona office of the UK based international real estate company Savills between 2002 and 2010.
At the end of the 1980s, Ian was part of the original team of Healey & Baker (now Cushman & Wakefield) in Spain, working for some 4 years in Madrid, before moving to South America where he spent nearly 10 years between Buenos Aires, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; and Sao Paolo, Brasil.
Ian was managing director of the real estate consultancy Mackenzie Hill between 1994 and 2001.
Ian is an Executive MBA graduate from EADA business school, having also specialised in Real Estate at UCLA, California.
He is also a lecturer in negotiation and communication at EADA, teaching MBA ad masters students, and company directors.
Curently, Ian is Secretary on the Governing Council of the British Chamber of Commerce in Spain.
Gerald Byrne, was formerly investment and valuations director at Savills Spain between 2001 and early 2010, having transferred from Savills in the UK. Gerald is one of the leading independent specialists in the retail and shopping centre markets in Spain and Portugal.