Ali Abbas

UK Managing Partner, Art-Invest Real Estate Management


Ali leads Art-Invest Real Estate’s UK business and is responsible for investment strategy and deal origination, along with structuring, execution and oversight of all investments. 

Ali has over 25 years of diverse investment, capital management and business operations experience having held executive level roles in both public and private corporations and has undertaken £7 billion worth of investment transactions across the risk spectrum. Prior to AIRE UK Ali’s was Senior Managing Director, Europe for AECOM Capital Real Estate a US private equity “manage to core” investor-developer.  Prior to this he was the European Fund Manager for Lend Lease Investment Management having strategic responsibility for a £1bn GDV flagship retail fund. Ali has a proven performance delivery track record with both German institutional and property company investors during his time as Head of U.K. Investment for Oppenheim Fund Management. 

Ali is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors as well as the Investment Property Forum. He has an honours degree in Estate Management.

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