Ric Lewis is Executive Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Tristan Capital Partners, an independent real estate investment management firm with €12.0+Billion in assets under management across the UK and continental Europe. Ric founded the firm in 2009, continuing the collaborative track record he established with former partners at Curzon Global Partners/ AEW Europe, a €20 Billion+ real estate private equity company (1998-2008).
Headquartered in London, Tristan Capital is majority-owned and autonomously managed by its principals with 140+ members of staff in eight locations across Europe. It has developed a multi-year, multi-fund track record establishing it as one of the leading property investment managers in
Tristan was voted by industry peers as European Real Estate Private Equity Firm of the Year in 2014 and 2015; and awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise and International Trade in 2017. Ric is the only two-time recipient of Real Estate Private Equity Professional of the Year 2013 and 2015; and he ranked first in the JP Morgan/EY Powerlist 2019 as the UK’s most influential person of Afro- Caribbean heritage. In 2019, Ric was also included in Facebook’s global list of ‘50 over 50’ of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and innovators.
In 2009 Ric founded The Black Heart Foundation dedicated to improving educational access, quality and outcomes for underprivileged young people. The foundation provides educational scholarships with currently over 190 Black Heart Scholars at 89 intuitions completing 155 various courses, training and education programmes throughout the UK and US.
Ric also serves on a number of Boards, including Dartmouth College (USA); the International Council at Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Chairman of The Institute of Imagination; Trustee of Sported UK; the Royal National Children’s Springboard Foundation; and non-executive Director of Legal & General Group Plc. He is also a Patron of the Eastside Young Leaders Academy.
Ric graduated from Dartmouth College and Harvard Business School, and holds an Honorary Master’s Degree from Dartmouth College. He has resided in London since 1998 with his two daughters and holds British and American citizenship.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
10:55 AM – 11:10 PM
Hear Ric Lewis’s views on the real estate industry in these uncertain times, and his own perspective on how social inequality can be genuinely tackled and inclusion can be fostered.