Industry Expert Panel

Our Industry Expert Panel is an advisory group that provides the CTA and its Members with valuable insights and advice across a wide range of tenancy-related disciplines.

The Panel is comprised of experienced and highly skilled professionals, carefully selected from our Accredited Service Provider programme, who help unravel the complexities of the commercial property industry.

Members can tap into this resource through the numerous articles and webinars that our panellists produce and present.

Disciplines currently covered by our Industry Experts:

  • Building Services
  • Dilapidations
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Lease Restructuring
  • Insolvency
  • Sustainability

The Industry Expert Panelists:

David Abramson

Lease Restructuring

David Abramson is CEO and Founder of Cedar Dean Group and one of the best known hospitality advisors and lease restructuring specialists in the UK.

He founded the Cedar Dean Group in 2007 offering a range of different commercial property services within the UK,
specialising in the Greater London area. He is passionate about the leisure and hospitality industry, always seeking ways to help clients with innovative solutions and service.

david abramson

Caroline DeLaney

Dispute Resolutions

Caroline is Head of Real Estate Disputes at Rosenblatt.

She has over 20 years’ experience of dealing with a broad range of commercial real estate problems and has been consistently recognised as a leader in the field of real estate disputes in major legal directories such as The Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Caroline Delaney Expert

Allister Manson


Allister is a Partner at Opus Business Advisory Group.

He has almost 20 years of restructuring and insolvency experience and has advised a variety of businesses, ranging from owner-managed to publicly quoted companies, on the recovery strategies available.

allister manson expert

Paul Raeburn


Paul is Managing Director of Raeburn Consulting.

Paul advises tenants on a variety of commercial property matters throughout the UK, though he is particularly renowned for his work in the area of dilapidations.

Paul Raeburn Expert

Mark Terndrup

Building Services

Mark is Managing Director of Waterman Group.

A Chartered Engineer with 30 years’ experience as a Building Services Consultant, Mark actively promotes sustainable design in projects and maintains a ‘hands on’ role with specialisms in the commercial fit-out and refurbishment sectors.

Mark Terndrup Expert

Henry Waite


Henry is Founder of Blue Marble and Co-Chair of the Sustainability Task Force.

Henry provides a unique insight into the effects of the occupiers’ premises on the overall sustainability credentials of their business. He believes that, in order for a business to increase their sustainability, the premises from which they operate must be a key focus.

henry waite expert