Neil Slater will take up the role as CEO of Redevco from October 2023. He joins from abrdn, where he held the position of Global Head of Real Assets & Global Head of Real Estate. Neil was previously the Chief Executive Officer & Representative Director of abrdn’s Japanese business, moving to Tokyo in summer 2015 to open and build out an investment management business. Slater joined Standard Life Investments (SLI) in 2011, leading a multidisciplinary team responsible for product structuring, tax, legal and cross asset debt financing. He developed and fund managed SLI Real Estate’s investor loan platform and had responsibility for circa GBP 600m of capital across mandates.
Previously, Neil spent over 6 years in Switzerland with Man Group, where he had responsibility for a multi-billion USD debt book in addition to leading the team structuring Man’s equity derivative products & OTC derivatives, fund financing and custodial structures. Neil was responsible for the commercial creation of various alternative assets funds, structuring solutions and delivered to market single and multi-strategy global and regional alternative asset products for the Asian, Middle Eastern and South American markets. He is an English qualified solicitor. Neil received his MBA (Finance) with distinction from Manchester Business School and has a Master’s degree from St. Andrews University. He also completed MIT’s Advanced Management Programme.