Jamie Reuben, son of billionaire property investor David Reuben and nephew of David’s equally wealthy sibling Simon Reuben, has been appointed to the board of Queens Park Rangers Football Club.
As well as his famous family connections Jamie Reuben, 32, is a successful financier, investor, developer and entrepreneur in his own right.
Reuben describes himself as a ‘Londoner, property investor, emerging market speculator, restaurateur/hotelier, football fan and dog lover’.
Within London, Reuben has overseen the redevelopment of entire districts within the West End. He also founded Iconic Hospitality, owner of a portfolio of freehold hotels in London and several strategic locations in Europe.
Separately, he founded a private equity vehicle Melbury Capital which specialises in emerging markets such as Mongolia, Indonesia and Myanmar.
Reuben was formerly chairman of Reuben Brothers Resources, the natural resource and energy platform of Reuben Brothers Group.
Jamie Reuben has also served on the board of numerous other companies including Metro Bank, Detroit-based real estate and metals business Metro Warehousing. Together with Arena Racing Company which holds 40% of UK racing fixtures and includes courses such as Royal Windsor and Doncaster.
Reuben takes his seat on the QPR board alongside Amit Bhatia, who was appointed as QPR chairman this August, vice-chairman Ruben Gnanalingam, Tony Fernandes and Kamarudin Bin Meranun.