John Dunkerley, is a founder partner of Apache Capital Partners and has over 25 years’ experience in property and investment management. John is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and for a period of 12 years, John worked for Jones Lang Wootton and Fletcher King, specialising in UK wide investment before building London & Capital’s expanding property division. Between 2002-2004, John acquired £300m of commercial assets for London & Capital and after generating successful returns left to establish the property advisory arm of BPIM. John expanded into Europe and China and established a Shariah compliant open ended property fund with Emirates Islamic Bank in the Middle East. To date John has completed in excess of £2.5bn in real estate transactions.
Before leaving BPIM, John built the property business from £2.8m of seed investment to approximately £500m under management and established and managed four property funds that invested in nine countries with over 50 assets. In 2008, together with Richard Jackson, John established Apache Capital Partners, a business that is structured to take advantage of the current market conditions, specialising in investing on behalf of Middle Eastern investors into the UK property market. Apache Capital now manages in excess of £500m of assets with a pipeline which takes AUM to £1.3bn. John has relocated to the Middle East to be close to our investor base.