Tony Smedley Executive Leadership
Managing Director - Head of European Private Equity
Tony is a Managing Director and Head of European Private Equity. He is a member of the firm’s European Investment Committee and Global Management Committee, as well as an equity owner of the firm. Tony is responsible for leading Heitman’s European Private Equity group and its investment activities across Europe, including acquisitions, asset management, operations, and strategy. Prior to joining Heitman, he served as Head of Continental Europe at Schroders, an investment management firm, where he provided leadership, direction, and management for fund management teams and investment strategies including public markets, debt, and private equity.
Tony has over 30 years of real estate experience and studied in Sheffield and Manchester to qualify as a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 1993. He is an FCA-approved person and holds an Investment Management Certificate. Tony has held a variety of Board and Management positions, is a member of Investment Property Forum, sits on the Editorial Advisory Board of Institutional Real Estate Europe, and is fluent in French. He is also involved with ReBalance, an organization focused on improving working opportunities in real estate for women.