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The LDP team’s focus comes from their passion for the leisure industry. Their depth of knowledge, experience and strategic thinking cannot be matched by generalist consultants.

LDP brings together professionals with unrivalled global experience and skills to ensure the success of our clients’ projects. We view each relationship as a partnership and take a long term approach to every assignment, meeting the client’s needs throughout the process.

Michael Collins

Michael Collins has been a specialist consultant to the theme park, visitor attractions, leisure and entertainment sectors for over 21 years.

Yael Coifman

Yael brings over 24 years of entertainment, tourism and international business experience to assignments worldwide.

James Kennard

James Kennard has been a consultant to the leisure and entertainment, and real estate sectors for over 18 years.

Natalia Bakhlina

Natalia Bakhlina is a partner at LDP.  She has 16 years of consulting experience in real estate economics.

Duncan Almond

As an Associate of LDP with 30 years of industry experience, Duncan provides expert analysis on hospitality elements on an as needed basis.

John Collins

John Collins OBE has been a leisure industry operator for more than 50 years with top flight experience in theme parks, entertainment centres and attractions.

Frea Nunn

Frea is the team & marketing coordinator. She brings over twenty years of client liaison, marketing, creative design and organisational skills to the role.

Julian Broady

Julian is a Research Analyst at LDP, joining in 2018. Prior to LDP, he studied at the University of Bath.

Sam Davey

Sam joined LDP as a Research Analyst in 2019 after graduating from Newcastle University with a first in BA Economics and Business Management degree.