Schroder Real Estate appoints John Chantrell as Head of Asian Real Estate

Schroder Real Estate has appointed John Chantrell to the newly-created role of Head of Asian Real Estate. John will be responsible for the Real Estate strategy and investments across the Asia Pacific region as well as developing the business. 
John brings with him thirty years of experience in property and has previously held a number of senior posts at companies such as Advance Funds Management, Colonial First State Global Asset Management and Novion Property Group. He has a strong track record as an active investor in Australia with responsibility for over AUD $8bn in transactions, as well as experience with investors in a number of large commercial real estate markets in the region including Tokyo, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and mainland China. 

John will report to Duncan Owen, Global Head of Real Estate, and will be based in Hong Kong.

Duncan Owen, Global Head of Real Estate at Schroders said:

“Following the successful evolution of the real estate business across the UK and continental European markets, as well as the growth of our Global Real Estate Securities capability, expansion into Asia is a natural next step. Existing clients and strategic relationships are looking to expand into Asian real estate and we see a growing number of potential clients seeking investment opportunities in the region. The strength of the Schroders brand in Asia complements and adds a competitive advantage.”

For further information, please contact:

Lucy Cotter                                         Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 3365/

Sarah Deutscher                                 Tel: +44 (0)20 7658 6139/

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