Stephen Clarke


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Stephen is a chartered accountant and for the last 25 years has specialised in the financing and structuring of large-scale property development and regeneration schemes.


Earth was founded by Stephen in early 2010, as a niche team of strategic advisors who work directly with landowners, funders, developers and investors, in both the private and the public sector.

Earth provides the following services:

Examples of these services can be found in our Case Studies.

Prior to establishing Earth, Stephen was a Director of DTZ and Head of its Corporate Finance advisory team for ten years.

Stephen is an advocate for public assets, such as arts venues, museums and arenas, and their role in redevelopment schemes in order to create a vibrant sense of place and local ownership.

Non-Executive Role

Stephen is a Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee of The United Kingdom Buildings Preservation Trust (UKHBPT). UKHBPT is an independent charity whose Founding Patron is HRH The Prince of Wales. UKHBPT specialises in the restoration of heritage buildings at risk, in areas where the creation of a new life and purpose will have a beneficial effect on the local community. Prior to the UKHBPT becoming an independent charity in 2016, it was a sister charity to The Prince’s Regeneration Trust (PRT). Stephen was also a Trustee of PRT from 1996 to 2017.

Stephen was Chair of the Board for The Stables from 2006 to December 2015. As Chair, Stephen was responsible for the strategic development of the organisation and its governance. During Stephen’s 10 year tenure as Chair of The Stables it has grown to become one of the UK’s top 250 charities and was ranked by the PRS in the UK’s top 5 music venue promoting some 370 concerts and 250 education events.