Derek Stephen

Derek founded the business in 1968 and has retained full control of the business since then. Over the course of almost 50 years he has been involved in all styles off development and construction projects as well extensive asset management programs. Further he has a strong understanding of the tax implications of property transactions and has extensive contacts and professional relationships within the industry.


David Maxwell

David started his career at a national housebuilder before moving to a national firm of chartered surveyors where he worked for six years with the professional and agency teams. In 2012 David joined Thistle and is responsible for the acquisition, funding, management and disposal of assets. He has an extensive experience in funding and the legal implications of property transactions and has set up and managed numerous successful joint ventures for the group.