Celtic was founded in 1999 by Andrew Shepherd and Rhys Jones to provide asset management and advisory services as well as to carry out venture capital projects and direct property development remits in Central Europe and beyond. The founding partners are British qualified Chartered Surveyors, and were joined shortly after the formation of the company by Craig Darbey. Each has 20 years experience of living and working in the region. Celtic continues to operate in these markets utilising both internal and external sources of capital and provide niche and bespoke solutions for the wider property and capital markets.