Tony Smedley Executive Leadership

Managing Director - Head of European Private Equity

Private Equity


Tony is Managing Director, Head of European Private Equity. He is a member of the firm’s European Investment Committee and Global Management Committee. Tony is responsible for leading Heitman’s European Private Equity group and as such, its investment activites across Europe, including acquisitions, asset management, operations, and strategy. Prior to joining Heitman, he served as Head of Continental Europe at an investment management firm, Schroders, where he provided leadership, direction, and management for fund management teams and investment strategies including public markets, debt, and private equity. In the last five years, he has been involved in over €7 billion of transaction activity.

Tony has nearly 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. He has held a variety of Board and Management positions, is a member of Investment Property Forum, and is also fluent in French.