Founded in 2018, Dot is building a global housing brand focused on delivering beautifully designed homes that people love to live in.
Dot leverages design, construction, technology, finance and management to offer a high quality, streamlined living experience for residents; and we empower investors from around the world to invest ethically and professionally without any hassle.
We are driven by a desire to deliver quality. Whether a beautifully designed home, or the customer service we offer, quality is the ultimate outcome we strive for.
We want to do things better. We experiment and are not afraid to challenge the way things have always been done.
We are straight-talkers who follow through. We operate with integrity and transparency at all times.
We think big and see obstacles as opportunities.
Gray SternFounder & CEO
A New Zealand native with a banking background, Stern founded Dot in 2018. Frustrated with the innate inefficiencies of the property market, Dot’s mission is to decouple housing from bureaucracy using intelligent processes.
Gray previously co-founded Landbay, a fast-growing marketplace lender that provides mortgage finance to the UK’s private rented sector.
Fraser Armstrong-WattersCo-Founder & COO
After 6 years in management consulting and investment banking, Fraser relocated to the UK in 2014 to take up an Advisory role at Legal & General, where he helped set up asset management operations in the UK, US and Hong Kong. Before joining Dot, Fraser spent 18 months helping Settled (the online estate agent) establish its finance and operations functions. Fraser is a CFA Charterholder and holds both Psychology and Finance degrees from Macquarie University, Sydney.
Lucy SharpCo-Founder & Chief
Over 15 years’ experience managing the PR strategies of major tech, finance and fashion companies, most recently Lucy was Head of PR at the early stage equity fundraising platform Seedrs.
Prior to that Lucy was the UK PR Manager for Amazon Marketplace, where she also lead the UK launches of Amazon Lending, Launchpad and Tickets.
Shameel KhanChief Commercial Officer
Shameel’s most recent role was Portfolio Manager at early stage equity fundraising platform Seedrs. He was responsible for building the post-raise proposition for over 500 Seedrs funded companies including Revolut, Landbay, FreeAgent and Wealthify.
Prior to Seedrs, Shameel worked at a global accounting firm having graduated from the University of Exeter with a first in History and Politics.