UK managing partner, Art-Invest Real Estate Management
Abbas 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.
Abbas has more than 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 £7bn of investment transactions across the risk spectrum. Prior to AIRE UK, Abbas 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 Lendlease Investment Management, having strategic responsibility for a £1bn GDV flagship retail fund. Abbas has a proven performance delivery track record with both German institutional and property company investors during his time as head of UK investment for Oppenheim Fund Management.
Abbas 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.