Tim Rodber

Tim Rodber

CEO


Tim joined The Instant Group in 2013 to spearhead our growth as a dynamic and innovative property solutions provider. Previously he spent 10 years at global outsourcing firm Williams Lea, most recently as CEO of the Americas business; he was also personally responsible for relationships with several key FTSE 100 and S&P 500 clients. Prior to Williams Lea, Tim held the role of Managing Director at London-based marketing and communications company, Rodber Thorneycroft Ltd, which Williams Lea acquired in 2003.

Tim launched his career as an Army officer, and then as a successful international rugby player. Playing for Northampton Saints, he appeared 44 times for England, twice for the British and Irish Lions, and was a Rugby World Sevens Cup Winner. He is a graduate of Oxford Brookes University.

Will Duncan

Will Duncan

General Legal Counsel & Corporate Development Director


With over 17 years’ experience of company and commercial law, Will joined The Instant Group’s executive team to help drive innovation and deliver some of our more complex transactions in order to support both our clients’ and the company’s business goals.

Will studied Law at Exeter University and began his career at international city law firm Bird & Bird LLP, gaining seven years’ experience in corporate and commercial legal matters. He then spent ten years as General Counsel for Williams Lea, with responsibility for delivering numerous major, complex deals which contributed significantly to the commercial direction of the business.

James Booth

James Booth

CFO


James is focused on delivering added value to our clients, and brings Best-in-class financial controls to The Instant Group.

Previously James was at the Choice Care Group, a private equity-owned business that successfully recapitalised at the end of 2013. His earlier career included a posts at PWC, and eight years with Phoenix Equity Partners, where he worked with a wide range of companies on their strategic, financial and operational effectiveness.

Lucy Watts

Lucy Watts

Managing Director


Lucy leads our serviced office procurement business, consulting with both SMEs and large corporates to help them find and acquire office space worldwide. She has developed strong relationships with many of our major global operator partners, to ensure we bring our clients' valuable knowledge and market expertise.

Lucy is adept at managing teams and getting the best out of people. In her time at The Instant Group, she has contributed to the substantial growth of both the serviced office procurement team - which includes regional market specialists around the world - and our overall business, which has experienced an annual growth rate of 23% for the past four years.

Lyndsay Hardwick

Lyndsay Hardwick

Managing Director, Client Services


Lyndsay leads our Client Services team and is responsible for growing the range of services we can offer our clients, while also guaranteeing Best-in-class operational practices. For our clients, Lyndsay's approach to delivering excellence drives value and service delivery.

Lyndsay is an engaging and experienced business leader who brings over 17 years' experience from the Williams Lea Group, a global business process outsourcing company. At Williams Lea, Lyndsay held a number of key strategic and operational positions, all of which played an instrumental role in the growth and globalisation of the business.

Tom Cassidy

Tom Cassidy

Managing Director, Business Development


Tom joined The Instant Group with an extensive background in outsourcing to take a lead in our next growth phase. By working with clients to design bespoke commercial solutions, he adds value by solving complex business challenges.

Before joining The Instant Group, Tom had been involved with roles in operations, business transformations, BPO and development. A highly motivated and successful business leader, Tom recently worked as a consultant between Germany and the UK; before that, he worked at Serco as Divisional Managing Director where he led growth of 30% year on year.

Lee Casbolt

Lee Casbolt

Senior Director


Lee has worked with a number of global FTSE 250 and Fortune 500 companies and has a strong track record in delivering workspace solutions on time, to scale and budget. In his time at The Instant Group, he has also supported the development of our partnerships with real estate firms including CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield and Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, enabling us to provide clients with valuable data and insight across global markets.

Lee has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, having held various senior management roles in the property, hotel and leisure sectors across Europe and North America, including key positions at Regus and the Alternative Hotel Group.

Paul Bolden

Paul Bolden MRICS

Senior Director


Since joining The Instant Group in 2005, Paul has successfully delivered numerous bespoke workspace solutions to large corporates and government bodies throughout the UK, making a tangible improvement to their business.

Prior to The Instant Group, Paul held a number of senior positions at Regus. He was responsible for developing some of Regus' biggest corporate accounts, securing a number of sizeable, longer-term deals for their serviced office portfolio and converting Regus’ public sector business into their largest source of revenue in the UK.

Jonathan Weinbrenn

Jonathan Weinbrenn

Senior Director


A prominent figure in the world of flexible workspace, Jonathan joined The Instant Group in 2015 to drive further innovation and excellence across the business. With a wealth of market experience behind him, Jonathan is adept at grasping complex requirements and challenging the market to find the best solutions on behalf of his clients.

Jonathan was formerly Head of Global Corporate Services for Search Office Space (SOS) where he was responsible for helping blue chip and mid-cap organisations source workspace globally, as well as establishing the business in the Asia-Pacific region.

An active industry spokesperson, Jonathan has contributed to the Corporate Real Estate Journal and been a regular keynote speaker at conferences including the EG Offices Summit and the eOffice conference.

Gavin Foreman

Gavin Foreman

Director


Gavin has over 13 years’ experience of the serviced, managed and conventional property markets and has worked on some of The Instant Group’s largest projects to date. With particular expertise in the transport, infrastructure and energy sectors, Gavin specialises in developing solutions for clients that redefine the way in which they view and approach the procurement, financing & delivery of property – delivering best in class solutions aligned to their needs.

Matt Dawson

Matt Dawson

Director


Matt joined The Instant Group in 2014 to expand our team’s expertise and continue to grow the range of solutions we offer our clients. Matt brings with him considerable business experience and a large network of multi-national contacts.

Before joining The Instant Group, Matt spent four years at global food and facilities provider Sodexo, developing their staff engagement programmes and working as a Health Ambassador, a role which he continues.

Matt’s early career was spent as a successful international rugby player, playing for the Northampton Saints and London Wasps between 1991 and 2006. Since retiring from Rugby, Matt has forged a successful career in television and media which continues to play an important role in his life with commitments including Question of Sport, Radio 5 Live and BT Sport.

John Vaughan

John Vaughan MRICS

Commerical Director


One of the original founders of The Instant Group’s managed workspace solution, John has made a significant contribution to the company’s growth over the last 8 years, in particular developing our network of clients, partners and suppliers. John ensures we leverage this network of contacts and our buying power to secure the best commercial terms on behalf of our clients.

Prior to joining The Instant Group, John worked for European real estate firm Atis Real, gaining significant experience in the City of London office market.

Michelle Bodick

Michelle Bodick

Managing Director, Sales and Marketing (Americas)


Michelle brings a wealth of marketing and business development experience to The Instant Group. She is responsible for supporting the growth of our business in the US and developing and maximising new opportunities.

Prior to The Instant Group, Michelle worked for 8 years in various marketing leadership roles at Williams Lea, a global BPO provider. Most recently she held the role of Head of Global Marketing for Williams Lea and Tag Worldwide, which was acquired by Williams Lea in 2012. Before working at Williams Lea, Michelle spent over 10 years at Gartner Inc, 8 years in Global Account Management roles and 2 years heading up the Gartner consulting SMB sales channel.

John Williams

John Williams

Head of Marketing


Bringing extensive experience in the commercial property market, John joined The Instant Group in 2015 to spearhead our marketing team and support the rapid growth of the business both on and offline.

John previously worked for Knight Frank where he held the role of Head of PR and Social Media for three years. Prior to Knight Frank he worked for numerous property clients whilst working for agency MHP Communications, including Land Securities, Brookfield, Bovis, National House Building Council, and L&Q.