Our Story

Piggyback Co-Ownership was founded to open up the property market to all, making getting on the housing ladder a reality, not just a dream. We wanted to use our skills and knowledge to shake up the residential property sector and help people buy their own homes. The Piggyback team have been working in UK housing for over two decades giving them a deep understanding of the market and making them an ideal partner in your property purchase.

Meet the Team

The Piggyback team are passionate about property and always here to help.

Pippa Watmough

Managing Director

Pippa started her career as a funds lawyer in a global City law firm and has continued to focus on the property and private equity sectors throughout her career. Pippa established a number of traditional property funds, across both commercial and residential sectors before concentrating her efforts on innovation in the housing sector including property crowdfunding and Build to Rent. 

Peter Whatmore

Investment Director

Peter is a seasoned property expert and entrepreneur. He has multi-sector expertise in property, property finance & private client management.  Peter advises on structure and strategy for property investment vehicles, leading asset acquisitions & disposals.  Peter has bought, developed and sold property on his own balance sheet and is an experienced landlord.


Paul Hunt

Mortgages & Lending

Paul has a proven track record of marketing success within the intermediary mortgage market having spent more than 20 years as a lender, distributor and broker. Most recently he developed a B2C marketing campaign to launch a new Private Rental Scheme development in Liverpool. Paul works with a wide range of clients in the mortgage intermediary sector who include brokers, distributors, fintech providers and lenders.

James Biley

Sales & Marketing

With over 12 years working within the property sector at Group level for a national plc, James responsible for the marketing of two major Build To Rent/Private Rental Sector schemes.  Having worked across multiple sectors of the property industry, from residential lettings through to management and promotion, James focuses on communication strategy ensuring excellent service provision at each touch point and from every member of the team.

Nicholas Lykke Dahn

Property Finance & Legal

Qualifying as a solicitor in 1997, Nicholas has experience of the complete spectrum of property and property finance transactions from commercial mortgage-backed securitisations to residential leases & conveyancing.  Nicholas is passionate about his work and has been closely involved with a number of significant pro bono projects in the sector, as well as helping establish some well-known start-ups.

We’d love to chat to you more about Piggyback Co-Ownership…