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CIO, LaSalle Investment Management, United Kingdom
Julian Agnew is the CIO of LaSalle UK and is responsible for strategic investment across the country. He acts as a contact point between Research & Strategy and the Fund Managers, working closely with the former to identify themes and trends across the UK property investment markets, while working with the fund managers to help shape and position portfolios appropriately to deliver outperformance within the context of each mandate’s individual risk-return requirements. He identifies key initiatives and assists in preparation of the fund strategy to lead house tilts in geography and sector weightings. Julian has served as a member of the Investment Committee since 2006 and is also a member of the LaSalle UK and European Management Boards.
He joined Jones Lang Wootton Fund Management in 1988, having previously worked for two commercial surveying practices and commercial letting investment advisory firm. He was made a Partner of Jones Lang Wootton in 1995, and was promoted to International Director in 2011. His areas of expertise include taking on portfolios which either have structural risks or have underperformed their benchmarks, implementing both transactional changes and exploiting opportunities to add value throughout the investment process. In addition he has extensive experience in transitioning portfolios from Return Seeking Assets to Matching Assets whilst maintaining performance and offsetting risks.
Julian is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and is registered and an Authorised Person by the FCA to conduct investment management activity.