Toby is the founder of Oparo, an algorithm driven real estate investment firm and a third generation property developer. Toby carved his own path in the property industry after his studies, starting his career in sales at a highly respected local estate agency.
Following the 2008 global financial crisis, Toby specialised in the high-volume lettings and management sector, working for London’s John Hollingsworth and Kinleigh, Folkard & Hayward. Toby rose to a senior position before launching his own boutique agency in 2010. At its peak, he managed more than two hundred properties, he exited to study International Business Management at Oxford Brookes.
As a developer and a development consultant, he has contributed to numerous projects with a combined GDV of over £18m. Toby was then one of the founders of Sprift.com, a revolutionary property data aggregating platform, which became one of the U.K’s largest centralised property data platforms and currently remains a shareholder. He regularly comments on industry trends and speaks at events about real estate, developments and investment.