Mark Preston MRICS is Chief Executive of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland. He joined Grosvenor in the UK in 1989. In 1995 he was seconded to Hong Kong, after which he returned to lead Grosvenor's fund management operations from 1997 to 2002. After four years in San Francisco as President of Grosvenor USA, he returned to the UK as CEO of Grosvenor Britain & Ireland in June 2006. He is Chairman of The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate.