Meet The Team

Here at Fortem Global, we pride ourselves on our insight, expertise and service. All our staff are fully committed to ensuring you receive the very best opportunities that are right for you. With a seasoned team of industry professionals here to assist you, we look forward to developing a relationship with you over the long-term as we present the very latest opportunities for your future wealth.

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Richard Tasker

Managing Director

Call: 0113 322 2551

With over 15 years’ experience working in the industry, Richard has gained a wealth of knowledge of both overseas and UK property investment markets. Richard is in control of the overall day to day operations as well as sourcing new products and carrying out the necessary due diligence. He is also responsible for creating strategic relationships with new partners and distribution channels.

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James Yarker

Sales Director

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James is the Sales Director here at Fortem Global. Working very closely with the Managing Director, his role is to assist with the long-term development and day-to-day management of Fortem Global, as well as consulting our clients on our diverse property investment portfolio. He spent 7 years of his career working with one of the UK’s leading residential housing developers, managing projects from conception to completion. Following this he worked as a senior consultant working directly for a specialist developer operating across a diverse range of commercial assets classes.

James’s experience means he is outstanding at both customer service and evaluating clients requirements to ensure a successful business relationship.

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Zahur Ahmed

Sales Manager

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Zahur has a wealth of knowledge and expertise working for property developers who specialise in the Hotel, Healthcare and Student accommodation sectors. Prior to joining Fortem Global, he worked in strategic business development and sales management for several blue chip companies within the air, travel and online industries where he directed major partnering initiatives. His experience gained over the last 15 years makes him fully conversant with all aspects of the sales process. 

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Giselle Cairns

Portfolio Manager

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Giselle began in property in 2002 as a Residential Sales Negotiator. She’s helped small businesses invest for growth, worked in financial services giving FCA licensed advice to clients using residential property as an asset and is CeMAP and CeRER qualified.

At Fortem Global she acts on behalf of investors and developers from all over the world and is excited to work with clients who want to grow or start their investment portfolios. Her astute knowledge and ability to advise clients on how to create value from their assets has solidified her position as one of Leeds’ leading property consultants.

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Timothy Platt

Portfolio Manager

Call: 0113 322 2557

Tim began his career path in stockbroking & investment management in 1997, working for a major UK bank in its fledgling share dealing operation. Moving on to a more traditional London stockbroking partnership in 1999, he quickly passed professional qualifications becoming a Registered Representative of the London stock Exchange, authorised to give investment advice on by the FCA (formerly FSA), holding CF21/CF30 controlled functions.

An ASI (associate member of the Securities Institute) throughout his tenure, he more recently gained experience within the FX (foreign exchange) sales sector and has moved to Fortem Global in order progress his career within the property investment sector bringing with him a wealth of previous investment experience.

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David Pope

Portfolio Manager

Call: 0113 322 2556

David is passionate about building long-term relationships with clients and helping clients to reach their goals; achieving strong returns while mitigating risk.

With over 22 years of investing experience, his in-depth knowledge & experience of investing in multiple asset classes and markets gives David a unique insight. Having both project managed large construction projects and personally bought, sold, refurbished and rented out residential property, David has ‘hands on’ experience in the property market.

As a Portfolio Manager, here at Fortem Global, David works to tailor the best solutions for each client’s unique needs, assisting in the building of well-balanced portfolios.

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