Leadership

A few of the names behind our success.

Our doors are open and we’re easy to reach. Meet our founding directors and the senior team leading our London offices.

Kye Wheatley

Founding Partner

Kye has been involved in the London property market for over 25 years. His knowledge of estate agency, property technology, property investment and marketing has led to speaking engagements around the world. He began his entrepreneurial journey when he was at school, selling his first business by the age of seventeen before later co-founding Keatons. He continues to apply his entrepreneurial energy to the strategic growth of Keatons across London. Kye also competes in motor racing and other adventure pursuits.

Rupert Verdi

Founding Partner

Rupert has specialised in London residential property since 1992. He co-founded Keatons, setting up the first office in Bow and overseeing the company’s development across East London. His knowledge of the area and passion for redevelopments, new builds and property management has seen him lead several large-scale projects in collaboration with developers. Rupert currently lives in East London with his wife and three children, where he frequents the area’s many restaurants and vibrant culinary scene.

Tony George

Managing Director

Tony has over 25 years’ experience in the London property market. Experienced in both sales and lettings, he specialises in the East London boroughs of Hackney, Islington and Camden. His views on workplace culture and client services are respected within the industry, leading to discussions around improving the customer journey and attracting and retaining the best people in the business. This vision is now used to challenge opinions on what Keatons can and should be doing for clients.

Lars Gooch

Operations Director

Lars has been at the forefront of the East London property market for over 20 years. He has managed the Keatons flagship office in Bow and heads up front-line sales for the company. This experience has given him insights into all areas of the industry from managing new developments and investments to overseeing marketing campaigns. His main areas of focus include new business strategies and initiatives, facilitating staff training and collaborating with department heads to innovate within Keatons.