People (15)

  • Alex Jeffrey

    Alex Jeffrey

    Chief Executive

    As Chief Executive, Alex is responsible for setting and implementing the firm-wide strategy and leading the next stage of Savills IM’s global growth. He is also a member of the Savills Group Executive Board. Alex has over 30 years of investment experience and was previously head of Asia-Pacific for M&G Investments, as well as CEO of M&G Real Estate between 2012 and 2018.

  • Nick Cooper

    Nick Cooper


    Nick, as Chairman, has oversight of the business. He has over 40 years of real-estate investment management experience and was the founder and CEO of one of the first real estate multi-manager businesses at the time, ING Real Estate Select. He also served as a member of the Global Board at ING and was subsequently a Director and Board Member at Townsend Group (now Aon).

  • Kiran Patel

    Kiran Patel

    Global CIO and Deputy Global CEO

    Kiran, as Global CIO and Deputy Global CEO, is instrumental to the success of our investment and asset management platform, as well as the creation and implementation of investment and risk strategies. He has over 30 years' experience across Europe, Asia and the US. He joined us in 2012, is chair of the Portfolio Advisory Committee and a member of the Transaction Advisory Committee.

  • Richard James

    Richard James

    Global Chief Financial Officer

    Richard is responsible for fund and group finance, tax, treasury, IT and operations across the firm. He has around 30 years' experience in financial reporting, transaction due diligence, fund structuring and debt origination, having worked on deals in all of the major markets across Europe and Asia. Before joining us in 2010 Richard was previously Chief Financial Officer at Internos.

  • Claire George

    Claire George

    Chief Operations and Technology Officer

    As Chief Technology and Operating Officer, Claire is responsible for Savills IM Operating Platform as well as the digital capabilities used to better serve its clients. Claire also chairs the internal Operations and Technology Committee and is a member of the external European Industry Technology committees. Claire joined us in 2022 having held similar roles at Aberdeen Standard Investments and the Cromwell Group.

  • Giuseppe Oriani

    Giuseppe Oriani

    Deputy Chairman

    Giuseppe is responsible for the strategy and execution of our European platform, including new business and overseeing the management of existing funds. He has over 30 years of experience and joined us initially as Head of Italy in 2012 from Hideal Partners, where he was founding partner and responsible for M&A. He has also worked at Babcock & Brown, ABN AMRO Bank and SBC Warburg.

  • Richard Lake

    Richard Lake

    Global Head of Investment Risk

    Richard, who has been with us since 2004, has overall responsibility for the implementation of, and adherence to, our investment process throughout the organisation - with particular emphasis on risk management, governance and ESG. He chairs the Transaction Advisory Committee and is a key member of the Portfolio Advisory and ESG Committees.

  • Amy Shah

    Amy Shah

    Global Head of Human Resources

    Amy joined Savills IM as Global Head of Human Resources (HR) in October 2020. Based in London, she has overall responsibility for all HR activities, particularly the implementation of our global HR strategy. Amy is experienced in managing an international team as well as designing and delivering multijurisdictional HR strategies, having joined Savills IM following 12 years at Standard Life Aberdeen plc.

  • Andrew Allen

    Andrew Allen

    Global Head of Research, Product Strategy and Development

    Andrew joined in a new role as Head of Product Strategy and Development in January 2021 to lead Savills IM’s new product activity globally and directly oversee product delivery in Europe. He is a member of the Global Executive Committee and chairs the New Business Committee. With nearly 30 years’ experience, from 2004 to 2010 Andrew was Head of Research & Strategy for Cordea Savills, now Savills IM.

  • Dale Lattanzio

    Dale Lattanzio

    Managing Partner of DRC Savills Investment Management

    Dale is the Managing Partner of DRC Savills Investment Management, a dedicated investment advisor and has held senior positions for over twenty-five years. He has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College. Dale is the outgoing Chairman of the European Commercial Real Estate Finance Council and serves as a Board Member for the Catalyst Club-Cancer Research UK.

  • Jon Crossfield

    Jon Crossfield

    Head of Strategic Partnerships and Living

    Jon heads up both the Strategic Partnerships and Living initiatives in Europe. The Strategic Partnerships team offers tailored pan-European IM and advisory services. He is also responsible for growing our European Living platform. Jon has extensive global experience of acquisitions, development funding and sales, and has 30 years’ property investment experience.

  • Laurence Greenblatt

    Laurence Greenblatt

    Global Head of Risk and Compliance

    As global head of risk and compliance, Laurence is responsible for ensuring that awareness and consideration of risk is embedded across Savills IM business and support functions. He is a qualified lawyer and career compliance and risk professional with 20+ years’ experience at a variety of financial services firms across a broad range of jurisdictions.