Elliott Bernerd (born 23 May 1945) is a British property developer, the co-founder of the property company Chelsfield with Sir Stuart Lipton.
He was born in Maida Vale, London on 23 May 1945, the only child of a film producer father, and his parents divorced when he was 7. He was educated at various schools, leaving Davies Tutorial College, Holland Park, at the age of 15.
Aged 15, Bernard went to work for Dorrington Investment Trust, with his heart "set on a career in property".
In 1988, he bought Wentworth Golf Club for £20 million.
Bernerd bought 90% of the Merry Hill Shopping Centre for £35 million, and as of 2004, he owned it in its entirety, that it was worth close to £2 billion.
In 2008, the Qatar Investment Authority purchased a 20% stake in Bernerd's property group, Chelsfield, which owned London's Camden Market.
He had two adult daughters with his ex-wife, from whom he was divorced sometime before 1992. His daughter Tara Bernerd is a London-based interior designer.
In 1993, Bernerd was living in Surrey, with his third wife.