Leo Shapland


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Job title

Head of Offices

Joined Aviva Investors


Joined The Industry



Main responsibilities

Leo Shapland is responsible for the Offices division in the Global Real Estate business. Leo joined Aviva Investors in June 2019 and is responsible for financial performance, new initiatives and strategy of the office portfolio and real estate business. 

Experience and qualifications

Leo joined from Tishman Speyer where he spent almost 10 years in the firm’s London, San Francisco and Seattle offices. At Tishman Speyer, Leo held a number of roles across acquisitions, development, asset management, design & construction, leasing, and innovation. Leo started and managed Tishman Speyer’s regional office in Seattle and helped launch the firm’s life sciences business in the US.

Prior to Tishman Speyer, Leo was an investment associate at Multiplex / Brookfield where he helped acquire almost 70 buildings across Europe and helped set up a stock-exchange listed fund.

Leo holds an MA with Distinction in Political Science from Cambridge University, and an MSc in Real Estate from Kingston University.