About

We are DJWA

Working together. Achieving results.

As head of our company, Dave Williams is responsible for our professional attitude and problem solving culture. We take a tell-it-how-it-is approach to report writing and decision making, saving time, money, and effort by getting to the root of the problem and making viable suggestions that fix problems and further efficiency.

David John Williams

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An accomplished International Project/Development Advisor, David has over 40 years experience in all aspects of the development process including major project delivery, facility management and outsourcing and funding.

David is an accomplished businessman with high-level experience and P&L responsibility within Public and Private Companies; an expert Engineer with a background in the Construction, Engineering, Data Centre and Pharmaceutical Sectors in the UK and Europe.

Since forming DJWA and Associates in 1993, David has worked from world-class construction, engineering and pharmaceutical projects through to the identification, administration and management of Corporate and Data Centre acquisitions, asset management and business systems reorganisation and development.

Previous to forming DJWA and Associates, David was a Main Board Director of The How Group, Managing Director of SIX-AM and TelCo Solutions where he conceived the concept of a specialist, dedicated international data centre property fund, identified the assets, reorganised the business approach, managed and administered the Chelsfield and Morley Fund Management investment into the Global Switch Limited Partnership with a value of £400m.

David is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers, Member of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Engineers and Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

Mobile: +44 (0) 7885 475329
Email: david@djwa.net

Andrew J Dillon

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Andrew has a wealth of experience covering 25 years in the industry as a skilled manager and client representative with a design background, specialising in high quality commercial office, residential, industrial, hotel and highly engineered data centre facilities in the UK, Europe and SE Asia.

Andrew has worked as an associate of DJWA and Associates since 1996, specifically on the management and administration of major projects including corporate data centres acquisitions, asset and completion management and development.

Andrew possesses a detailed understanding of the development process and major project delivery in conjunction with marketing knowledge and investment familiarity. Andrews experience includes complex corporate Joint Ventures and multi-cultural office and client environments.

Andrew has undertaken appointments in Indonesia, Thailand, Spain and France. He has worked extensively with Global Switch in The Netherlands and Kajima & Hazama in the UK and a 3-year secondment with Daiwa Securities. Andrew worked at SIX-AM and TelCo Solutions where he re organised, managed and administered Chelsfield and Morley Fund Management investment into the Global Switch Limited Partnership with a value of £400m.

Andrew is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Building Surveying Division).

Mobile: +44 (0) 79 1737 5606
Email: andrew@djwa.net

Roger John Lind Weir

Roger has a wealth of experience in commercial and technical real estate, Roger has worked in agency and global corporate services at CB Richard Ellis, projects included the development at Elphinstone Holdings where he was responsible for the marketing, management and the letting of the 300,000sq.ft City Park office complex in Glasgow which was sold for £65m. Within the Corporate real estate Roger was head of property for Asia Global Crossing and an International Bank (Asia Pacific).

Prior to CB Richard Ellis, Roger worked at Asia Global Crossing where he headed the real estate function to source and secure land and buildings across Asia predominantly covering China, HK, Singapore, Korea, Japan, Australia, Malaysia, Philippines and Taiwan. The role involved securing circa 1.5m sq,ft of sites and buildings with a combined value of in excess of £300m. The properties were predominantly used for technical real estate functions including data centres, telehouses and cable landing stations.

Roger was also responsible for the marketing and letting of Greenlaw Park – a 400,000sq.ft out of town Business Park and the marketing of a £300m golf, leisure and residential development, Elea Estate, Cyprus.

Mobile: +44 (0) 77 1701 0704
Email: roger@djwa.net

Barry Gorton

barry-gortonPosition: Director, Financial Management
Role:
Financial planning, strategy, management and reporting.

Barry is a highly experienced commercial real estate finance professional, who has worked for over 10 years in senior debt roles within two leading banks (Santander and Heleba) in the London lending market.

Was responsible for a £500m real estate loan book with over 30 clients under management, involving loans to property companies and high net worth individuals, clubbed transactions, developments and work out situations.

He has an depth knowledge of ‘cradle to grave’ real estate transactions, from origination, analysis, financial modelling, documentation (legal and valuation) and ongoing relationship management.

Is able to structure transactions to minimize risk but also maximize profits.

Prior to working in Banking, he worked for Global Switch a leading data centre operator, responsible for the analysis of new and existing tenants, providing recommendations on the strength of the tenants which assisted with the negotiations of terms.

He has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Lancashire.

Mobile: +44 (0) 7826 832573
Email: barry@djwa.net