Jasper Hasell joined Castle Howard on 1st September in the newly created role of Estate Chief Executive, reporting to the Executive Chairman. In this role, Jasper will work very closely with the Chairmen and members of the Senior Management Team to grow and develop the business. He will be working across all areas but will have direct responsibility for property, land and the wider estate.
Jasper joins the Castle Howard team from Dyson where he was Global Estates Director responsible for acquisition, development and operation of all Dyson assets globally including the pioneering on campus University. Previously Jasper was Senior Vice President of Global Estates at NBCUniversal, the New York headquartered media and entertainment company where he supported the development and operation of their world class visitor attractions.
He grew up on a farm in Somerset, is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and holds a Masters in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Geography from Oxford University.
“Jasper is joining Castle Howard at a particularly interesting and crucial time for the business as we navigate our way out of the pandemic, develop a new land management strategy post Brexit and face the increasing challenge of the climate crisis. He brings a wealth of experience and creative thinking and we are both very much looking forward to working with him.” Nick and Vicky Howard.
Jasper Hasell said: “It is a great privilege to be able to work for one of the pre-eminent heritage estates in the world supporting the Howard Family and the wider team in delivering their exciting and transformative vision for the future of the Castle Howard Estate as it continues to grow and diversify.”