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Sophie Simmonds

Fund Director, European Custom Accounts
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Sophie Simmonds is a Fund Director in LaSalle’s European Custom Accounts team. She is the senior Fund Manager for some of Lasalle’s key corporate and Local Authority pension fund clients,
managing both real and relative return mandates investing in direct property across the United
Kingdom. Sophie has responsibility for setting fund strategy as well as working closely with the Asset Management, Transaction and Sustainability teams to deliver performance. She is also responsible for new business within Custom Accounts, Europe having responsibility for pitching for new mandates as well as developing and implementing ideas for specialist strategies. Sophie sits on LaSalle’s’ European Sustainability Task Force.

Having joined Lasalle as a graduate in 2005, Sophie has experience of working with a wide range of
clients across various mandate types with experience across all sectors of the UK market.

Sophie holds a Masters of Earth Science from Oxford University and a Master in Property Valuation
and Law from Cass Business School. She is a certified person under the UK Senior Managers and
Certification Regime and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.