Dallas, September 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RealFoundations (RF), the global leader in management consulting solutions and managed services for the real estate industry, today announced the increase in London-based real estate practitioner, Simon Parsons, from Lead Managing Consultant to Senior Managing Consultant. The promotion recognizes Simon’s success in overseeing RF’s delivery of consulting services, as well as the company’s business development and its relationships with industry partners across the company Europe.
Simon has over 30 years of real estate construction and blue chip management consulting experience, with a focus on helping organizations implement leading-edge processes and systems for successful investment and property and facilities management across multiple industries. He has an extensive background throughout the construction lifecycle, from design and construction to maintenance and renovation.
“RealFoundations appreciates Simon’s contributions to expanding our presence in Europe and the development of the collective capabilities of our London office practitioner,” says Chris Shaida, CEO of RealFoundations and management consultant. “Simon’s consistent, high-quality delivery of management consulting solutions and process and technology optimization will continue to advance our mission to improve real estate operations worldwide.”
As Senior Managing Consultant, Simon will continue to grow RF’s European client base and manage client relationships across the continent. He will continue to work in project execution and help customers to master the increasingly complex challenges Europe real estate industry so they can run their businesses more efficiently and competitively. Simon will also support the ongoing professional development of HF consultants serving the European market.
“After eight years at RealFoundations, I am pleased to have been promoted to this new role and look forward to continuing to work with my colleagues and other industry participants to grow the company’s footprint, capabilities and business Europewhile at the same time helping our clients make their properties run better,” says Simon.
Before joining RF in 2014, Simon was IBM’s European Lead for Enterprise Asset Management in the Distribution sector and also served as IBM’s Smarter Buildings Lead for the UK. He began his career as a licensed civil engineer, working with public, private and semi-public organizations on the design and construction of infrastructure projects in Francethe United Kingdom, Algeria and Singapore.
Simon holds a Masters in Engineering from the University of Southampton and the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Parisand an MBA from the University of Warwick.
For more information on careers at RealFoundations, visit realfoundations.net/careers or contact Tony Dodder, Global Head of Talent and Performance at (646) 825-7962 or [email protected].
About Real Foundations
RealFoundations is the world’s leading professional services company focused solely on the real estate industry. Through our provision of management consulting and managed services, we help companies that develop, own, operate, maintain or invest in real estate to make better, more profitable decisions. We’re proud partners with over 450 real estate companies around the world, providing accelerated solutions that solve some of the most complex real estate challenges. We make real estate better. www.realfoundations.net