Catesby Estates, one of the UK’s leading land promotion specialists, has appointed Toby Railton as its new Head of Finance.

Toby joins Catesby from the finance team at Barratt Homes, where he was a Finance Manager supporting the listed housebuilder’s West Midlands region. Prior to this, Toby was a Chartered Accountant and Auditor at KPMG, working with clients in the land promotion, affordable housing, and housebuilding sectors.  

As Head of Finance at Catesby, Toby will oversee all of the firm’s finance functions, including procurement, site appraisal, project cash flows, and both financial and management accounting. He will also work closely with the finance team at Catesby’s parent company Urban&Civic.

Toby will be based in Catesby’s Head Office in the Midlands, and will report to Myron Osborne, Catesby’s Chief Executive.

Myron Osborne, Chief Executive at Catesby Estates, said: “I am delighted to welcome Toby to Catesby Estates, who brings a wealth of experience from the housebuilding sector with him. The demand for land by housebuilders remains strong, and as we continue to grow our land promotion portfolio, Toby will be a key part of our future business growth.” 

Toby Railton, Head of Finance at Catesby Estates, added: “I was attracted to Catesby’s reputation for quality, successful delivery, and collaboration with partners, which is a highly valuable combination in the land promotion sector. I am looking forward to working with the rest of the team as we continue to expand our portfolio.”

View Toby's profile here.