The Team

Our philosophy is to be passionate about strengthening local communities through thoughtful development. The key people at SJI have considerable experience and success in this approach. Our experience has shown us that successful partnerships with stakeholders create successful developments.

Christopher Borkowski - Managing Director

Christopher graduated from the London School of Economics, before starting a career in Property that has spanned 30 years. Before setting up SJI in 1993, Christopher held a number of senior roles in high profile companies, including Directorships at International Stores, Unipart and Ladbrokes.

Mark Kaye - Development Manager

Mark has had over 30 years international property experience in development and construction. For the last 20 years Mark has been involved in retail led mixed use developments working through firms such as Tweeds, Regalian, ING and Johnston Fry Properties.

Alexandra Randall - Office Chief

Alexandra has recently joined SJI from a firm of regional estate agents to be responsible for the office and support for the development team. Alexandra was awarded a top degree from Nottingham and spent time travelling and working around the Pacific Rim.

Roger Salisbury - Finance Roger qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1979 and gained extensive experience in audit and accounting for the development sector. He joined the SJI team in 1994 as company accountant and has kept tight control on all the SJI finances which has enabled the company to consistently deliver excellent developments.

Claire McCollum - Company Secretary

Prior to joining SJI Claire worked as PA to the Managing Director of Nikko Europe and moved to SJI in 1997 where she started as PA to Christopher. Claire took a break to start her family then returned on a part time basis to continue her role as Company Secretary working closely with Roger Salisbury. 

Poppy Borkowski - Website Cover Girl

Poppy is very much part of the SJI team and has been for the last 13 years.
Those who are regular visitors to the office will know her well! She is ably assisted by her long time Scottie friend Ted McCollum