Redevco, a privately-owned real estate investment management company, has announced Simon Russian is to join its UK business as Development Director as of May 16, 2022.
Russian 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.
Chris Fleetwood, portfolio director at Redevco UK said: “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.”
Commenting on his appointment, Russian said: “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.”