At Span Group we pride ourselves on having a dynamic team with skills and experience that spreads across the property investment, development, design, construction and management spectrum. We actively seek collaboration with interesting and driven individuals and groups with a view to improve as an organisation as well as find new opportunities to explore.
Alexander Valik served in the IDF Paratroopers for 5 years as an officer before studying architecture in Israel. From there he moved to London, working at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 1989 he was involved at Directors level in various property companies. He served as Property Executive to EAA International where he was responsible for all aspects of property acquisition, finance and development. He went on to establish Span Group Ltd with his partner Monty Gershon in 1998, and for the last 20 years, Alexander has been serving as the managing director of Span Group Ltd as well as numerous other private limited companies. He has extensive experience and particular expertise in Property Development, Project Planning, Management, Property Investment, Business Strategy and Urban Redevelopment.
Monty Gershon was born in England. He trained as a Furniture Designer and has a background in industrial and interior design. He worked with other designers bringing their ideas and products to market. Between 1992 and 1998, he served as a non-executive director at Case & Sons which was later sold to Unigate PLC. During that time, he also founded Sparkwell Properties Limited, a private company specialising in property development and investment. In 1998, he alongside Alexander Valik, formed Span Group Ltd and is currently a director, along with some other property companies. Outside of work, he is a keen triathlete and skier.