Andy Watson

Andy Watson

MD, Continental Europe - LaSalle Investment Management - LaSalle Investment Management

Andy Watson is Managing Director of LaSalle’s Continental European business. In this role, Andy manages all activities across Continental Europe, including oversight of the rapidly evolving German business, and is responsible for business development and progressing growth initiatives across Continental Europe.

Prior to this, Andy was Head of Core Funds & Separate Accounts, Continental Europe. This fund management role involved oversight of a sector of LaSalle’s business comprising some €1.6 billion of assets in six countries and included the KAG, based in Munich. Between 2004 and 2009 he was Head of Acquisitions for Southern Europe with additional responsibility for all retail acquisitions in Continental Europe. In this time, his team was responsible for purchasing over €3 billion of property and over €1.3 billion of retail investments.

Andy has 24 years’ experience in real estate. After six years with Weatherall, Green and Smith, including four in Frankfurt and Berlin, Andy has now lived and worked in Paris for almost 20 years. In this time, he spent eight years at The Retail Consulting Group (RCG) where he was an equity partner in the Management Buyout of the French business from Matthews and Goodman UK. He has been at LaSalle since May 2004.

Andy is a graduate of Oxford University with a degree in German and French Literature, and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Encore+ Team

  • MD, Continental Europe - LaSalle Investment Management
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • European Director
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • Managing Director
    Continental Europe Real Estate
  • Analyst
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • International Director
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • Fund Manager
    Continental Europe Real Estate
  • Portfolio Manager / National Director
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • European Director
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • Assistant Fund Manager of Encore+
    Continental Europe Real Estate
  • Client Relationship Manager
    Continental Europe Real Estate
  • Associate Director
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • Regional Director
    LaSalle Investment Management
  • Finance Manager
    Continental Europe Real Estate
  • Head of European Financing
    LaSalle Investment Management