Rent Direct UK

' The Complete online tenant find service '

The Team

We believe that you should be in control of how your property is managed, and choose which role you play in it. With rentdirectuk.co.uk you can be as involved in the letting process as you like, taking control with our free property listing service and free tenant finding service. You may even choose to use our tenant credit check & referencing or the property inventory service. We also offer tenancy agreements and other property lettings forms. Either way, our service is low cost and completely transparent.
Whatever level of support you decide you require, our hardworking team will be on hand to help you every step of the way.

Ike Okeke, Founder

In 2010, Ike launched rentdirectuk.co.uk, which is fast becoming a major source for residential landlords to find quality tenant. Prior to this Ike started his entrepreneurial career in 1994 by starting Traffika1Travel a major ground handling service company in the UK, which was subsequently sold to a major municipal Bus operator in 2002. For 5 years Ike was a Managing director of Dolphin Real Estate, a property development and consultancy company which . Since then Ike has worked in a number of roles for such as Non Executive Director for Charlton Triangle homes, a London Housing association with over 5,000 homes, Myleaserights.co.uk , a major leader in the provision of residential leasehold valuations and lease extension valuations. Ike holds a BSC in Mechanical Engineering from Kings College, London and an Academic Certificate for Graduate membership of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, RICS from The College of Estate Management Reading. Ike is also a Member of the Institute of Residential Property Management, MIRPM

Dr Stephen Dellar, Corporate Advisor

Stephen provides corporate advice to rentdirectuk.co.uk. Since living independently from the age of 17, Stephen experienced homelessness and has been working in the supported housing sector for many years. He is a currently a Director at The London Housing Trust, a not for profit social housing landlord, his other board positions include treasurer for Quo Vadis Trust a mental health trust and trustee of Inigo Housing Trust a London based Registered Housing Provider.

David Krem, Chief Technology Officer

As CTO, David manages the Technical Engineering team and is responsible for all website, mobile and internal product development, corporate IT, and datacenter operations. One of the initial members of the rentdirectuk.co.uk team, He began as a software design engineer in 1994, and has worked for a handful of blue chip organisations in the UK. Before his Expedia years, David worked at Microsoft in the handheld computing group. David earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and a master's of engineering degree in computer science.

Sally Altherton, Membership Manager

Sally oversees the development of the membership database. Sally is responsible for the effective and forward thinking management of member records on the membership database ensuring staff accurately record and update information. Sally also oversees the joining sections of the website ensuring information is up to date. Sally is educated to degree level.