About Us

Alexander Richards – Director

Alexander was born and raised in London and has spent his entire career working in the Prime Central London property market. He cut his teeth with an independent agency in Fulham before moving to Harrod’s Estates on Park Lane, Mayfair. Here he negotiated the sale of some the most prestigious property assets in W1, as well as brokering a £38m sale and acquisition in Notting Hill for a Middle Eastern client. He moved into a managerial position at Savills before setting up DC Derata in 2014 to offer a more personalised service to his international, HNW clients. He has has established a particularly strong presence in Knightsbridge, Mayfair, Chelsea and Belgravia.

Alexander has an exceptional track record and over the years has developed a loyal client base who return to him time and again for his uncompromisingly honest advice, impressive market knowledge and ability to access some of the capital’s finest addresses.

Charlotte de Silva – Consultant

Charlotte has 18 years’ experience advising and supporting HNWIs. She spent the first decade of her career as a buying agent with Property Vision and Strutt & Parker, acquiring residential property in prime central London, before leaving to pursue her love of food and wine. She has since worked alongside international restaurateurs, hospitality entrepreneurs and asset managers, supporting the establishment and growth of new business ventures.

Charlotte is a natural connector of people and ideas. She brings her advisory skills, extensive knowledge of London and established network to DC Derata, providing clients with acquisition advice and support beyond the immediate property transaction.