Redevco appoints Simon Russian Development Director UK
May 11, 2022
London, May 11, 2022 – Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers*, announced Simon Russian to join its UK business as Development Director as of May 16, 2022. He will be reporting to recently appointed Portfolio Director Chris Fleetwood.
Chris Fleetwood, Portfolio Director Redevco UK: “We are delighted to welcome Simon on board. He has more than 35 years’ experience in real estate with extensive development expertise. He will further assist Redevco with its urban transformation strategy to help cities become more sustainable and liveable places.”
Simon Russian, Development Director Redevco UK: “I am passionate about creating vibrant places. This role will allow me to fully use the experience, knowledge and network I have built over the years. I’m confident that I can contribute to helping the company re-purpose retail to mixed-use, and I look forward to closely working with the internal team as well as stakeholders across the different phases of these often long-term redevelopment projects.”
Simon will take on a newly created role in the Redevco UK team, with a particular focus on transforming recently purchased Templars Square in Oxford. The project has a pre-existing planning consent that includes 226 residential units. Redevco considers the potential of this project be a perfect example of urban regeneration where it can reinvigorate an existing, retail asset and into a thriving urban destination with a positive environmental and social impact on the local community.
Simon joins from Areli Developments Ltd. where he was Development Director.