Our people

An expert team with unrivalled local know-how

With Camprop, you’ll have a team on your side who fuse brilliant design with respect for local tradition. Acting as custodians of the land and the city, we make sure each development plays its proper role in the city’s tapestry.


Meet the Camprop team

Kash Lais
Chief Executive Officer & Director

Kash heads up our operations, paying particular attention to sourcing the best site and project opportunities Cambridge has to offer. He also secures and maintains close relationships with banks and the right mix of specialist investors.

All this stems from his years of experience securing cross-border investment and developing a keen eye for the potential value hidden in land and property. Kash’s track record of successful real estate projects totals well in excess of £100 million.

Ashley Edwards
Chief Financial Officer

Ashley brings 16 years’ investment banking experience to the Camprop team, overseeing our finance, accountancy, and banking practices. This gives him particular insight into analysing key business drivers, unearthing competitive advantage and bringing an optimised product to market fast.

As an investor in multiple land and property projects all over the world, Ashley is perfectly positioned to lend an informed eye to Camprop’s operations. He ensures our finances are being handled to the highest international standards.

Michael Gunn
Legal & Compliance Director

With over 25 years’ experience in banking, corporate, commercial, construction and property law, Michael oversees all compliance, contract and other legal issues throughout the development process from acquisition to disposals.  Michael also takes a leading role in due diligence and risk management across all our projects.

Michael is a member of the Law Society of England & Wales, with international experience working with Allen & Overy and Bond Pearce. Since 2003, Michael has specialised in real estate projects acting as legal consultant and director.

Chris Williams
Non-executive Director

Chris provides independent oversight to inform our decision making, rooted in enormous experience managing and advising fast-growing businesses. He’s been a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, private equity firms and companies of all sizes, bringing knowledge of transaction planning, negotiation and structuring.

Camprop are lucky to be able to rely on Chris’ expertise, which has helped guide companies like Misys plc, Leisure Resources Group plc, and Deloitte where he headed up Mergers and Acquisitions for Technology and Media.

Simon Gusterson
Director of Developments

As a Cambridge resident, Simon brings intimate local knowledge and an award-winning eye for design to the running of our sites. He’s integral to the relationships we maintain with the city’s best architects and construction professionals.

While his heart is in Cambridge, Simon’s expertise is widely recognised. His development projects have featured in the international press, and in 2010 he received the Polish Government’s Development of the Year award for his work converting a historic landmark.