Chairman and Chief Executive
Roger Southam BSc (Hons) FRICS FIRPM
Roger has more than 30 years’ experience in the property industry. Initially Chainbow was founded as a property investment company, specialising in shopping centre and mixed-use asset management throughout the UK and Europe. In 2006, it moved into British residential block management.
Roger Southam is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Immediate Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors Livery Company. He is a regular panellist for industry focused groups including RICS, British Property Federation, Bank of England, HM Revenue & Customs, and the Department of Communities
and Local Government. Roger is also the former Chairman of the CSTT, the industry charity that supports young, disadvantaged people into surveying careers.
Having a reputation as a trouble-shooter, Roger has assisted with more than £185million worth of retail asset transactions boasting increased capital value gains of up to 23.5% and increased commercial rental income of up to 12% through his proactive management approach.
Roger retains 100% ownership of Chainbow and is supported by his board members.