Student Property Management Team


Steve Goldstraw – Managing Director

Steve is a highly experienced Director with over 20 years proven senior leadership experience and extensive track record of building and directing both new and established businesses.

Steve joined Crosslane in April 2013 and held a Director role for this duration.


Tommy Styles

Tommy Styles – Operations Director

Since arriving at Prime Tommy has overseen the growth in bed numbers that Prime manages from 300 to 3,000 as well as developing an experienced and dedicated operations team of over 30 staff across 3 countries

A former Regional Operations Director for Unite PLC, Tommy was directly responsible for Unite’s North West Region with 8000 beds and 18 properties. A portfolio valued at £650m with a turnover of £28m. Tommy worked for Unite for 11 years from 2000 to 2011 in various operational roles. In his role at Unite Tommy was responsible for the direction and development of a team totalling 58 people, including Operations Managers and Customer Service Managers


Lindsey Harding – UK Regional Operations Manager South

At Prime, Lindsey has mobilised Harbour Court and delivered an 80% customer satisfaction score and implemented all aspects of the Operational workings for the property and working closely with contractors and developers to ensure the site was ready for check in.

Lindsey has 9 years management experience within Unite covering numerous properties within both Liverpool and Bristol. Always working closely with Universities to forge strong relationships. In Bristol, he developed a struggling University relationship across 2 sites and over 3 years turned this into a thriving partnership where the University took 9 properties under a mixture of Lease and Nomination agreements.



Judith Wood – UK Regional Operations Manager North

Experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the university accommodation sector. Experienced in Building Maintenance, Facility Management (FM), Customer Satisfaction, and Team building, passionate about students.