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CEO & Co-founder, Internos Global Investors, United Kingdom
Andrew Thornton, together with Jos Short, founded INTERNOS Global Investors in 2008. As CEO, Andrew is responsible for driving forward the business and delivering performance from our funds under management. In 2009 Andrew led the acquisition from GPT, and subsequent integration into INTERNOS, of the Halverton real estate investment management business.
Previously, Andrew was one of the founders and ultimately Chief Operating Officer of Invesco Real Estate in Europe, a business formed in 2007 as Parkes and Company. Over 10 years he helped to build a team of 57 people from Madrid to Prague that managed 14 co-mingled funds or separate accounts with $10 billion real estate assets under management in Europe for European clients. From 1993 to 1997, with developer Lend Lease, he was involved in the viability study, site acquisition and eventual development of Bluewater, one of Europe’s leading shopping centres. He joined Lend Lease from Weatheralls where he valued, leased and transacted properties across England and Central London.
Andrew has a degree in Economics and Land Economy from Cambridge University and holds an MBA. He is a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and vice-chairman of the RICS World Regional Board. Andrew is also a Chartered Fellow of the Securities and Investment Institute and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.