Head of Private Equity Funds
Russell Jewell is Head of Private Equity Funds and Head of United Kingdom office at AEW Europe, based in London. He has been active in European real estate markets for over 25 years. Russell trained as a Chartered Surveyor in London before moving to Spain in 1988 where he was a Partner at Jones Lang Wooton in Madrid and subsequently at Healey&Baker in Barcelona. In 1994, he was appointed as Fund manager at Pacific Investments and moved to Merrill Lynch in 1998 where he was Head of Global Principal investments (GPI) for Europe for 8 years. GPI invested the firm's capital in a variety of opportunistic real estate equity and mezzanine positions across Europe. In 2006 Russell joined Strategic Value Partners, a hedge fund focusing on building a substantial German real estate portfolio and on the acquisition of European real estate debt and CMBS. Russell has a degree in Urban Land Administration.