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Louise Kavanagh

  • Chief Investment Officer, Head of Funds Management, Asia Pacific
Louise Kavanagh

About Louise Kavanagh

Louise is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Funds Management for Asia Pacific, based in Hong Kong. She sits on the Asia Pacific Real Estate Leadership team and is Chair of the Investment Committee. As a senior leader within the business and member of the Global Executive Leadership team, the role involves full participation in assisting with the running and development of the business including setting appropriate strategies for growth and performance to play a key role in shaping the broader business strategy. Louise joined the firm in 2017 from Invesco Real Estate having been the fund manager for the Invesco Real Estate Asia Strategy since its inception.

Prior to joining Invesco Real Estate, she was a director at Deutsche Bank, RREEF Real Estate Asia Pacific. In her role as head of acquisitions and asset management for Asia Pacific, Louise was responsible for origination, due diligence and monitoring investments across the identified regional markets. Prior to this, she held a number of roles at Investa Property Group, Colonial First State Property and Royal Sun Alliance in Australia and Hong Kong.

Louise graduated with a Bachelor’s of Commerce in Land Economy from University of Western Sydney and has a Graduate diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. She serves as a Global Governing Trustee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI), responsible for representing and serving as the voice of the broad and diverse membership in substantive matters facing ULI in the execution of its mission. Louise is also a committee member of LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Development) a Nuveen industry affinity organization leading the dialogue on gender diversity. Awards include being named as one of Globe St’s Women of Influence in 2021.

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