Senior Investment Specialist, Real Estate
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Luke Powell is a Senior Investment Specialist for real estate within Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Global Investment Specialists team. Luke has particular responsibility for a number of pan-European funds, including the European Long Income Real Estate Fund and the European Real Estate Club series of value-added funds. Luke also has oversight of Aberdeen Standard Investments’ UK open-ended institutional fund offering. Luke began his investment career in 1994 in the private equity team at NatWest Markets. After a period in academia, he returned to the investment industry in 2004, when he joined the research and strategy team at DTZ (now part of Cushman & Wakefield), the global real estate brokerage. Prior to joining what was then Standard Life Investments in 2014, Luke worked for seven years as a real estate investment specialist at Aviva Investors. Luke has over four years’ investment experience with the company and 16 years’ experience in the industry. Luke holds a BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and an MPhil in European Politics and Society, both from the University of Oxford, as well as the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).