Ian Thomas
Co-Founder & Chief Investment OfficerLendInvest
Ian Thomas is the co-founder & Chief Investment Officer of LendInvest, the UK's leading platform for property finance, and one of the largest property finance lenders in Europe. The business has raised well almost £2 billion ($2.6 billion) in debt and equity, from institutions such as the European Investment Fund, Citibank, HSBC, Atomico, and the National Australia Bank.

A qualified chartered surveyor, Ian has many years’ experience of property valuation, mixed-use development and investment acquisitions in both the UK and abroad, previously holding senior positions at Ballymore and SEGRO. In 2013, Ian co-founded LendInvest with Christian, spinning it out of their previous business, Montello.

Ian oversees all investment strategy and decision-making at LendInvest. He is a regular speaker at lendinvest and property industry events, is a member of the MIPIM ProTech Advisory Committee and is an active investor in several PropTech startups.