Tristan’s Ric Lewis wins Urban Land Institute’s 2021 European Leader Award
Source: Tristan Capital Partners Press Release
9 February 2021, London: Tristan Capital Partners’ Executive Chairman Ric Lewis has been named as the winner of the 2021 Urban Land Institute (ULI) European Leader Award for his contribution to urban development and real estate, along with his civic and social endeavours as part of the Black Heart Foundation.
Speaking during an online ceremony as part of the 2021 ULI Virtual Europe Conference, ULI European Leadership Awards Chairman, François Trausch said: “Ric really exemplifies the values of leadership and vision. He has built an impressive real estate business comprising a loyal global investor base and been an inspiration for many people looking to enter the industry.”
ULI Europe Chairman, Marnix Galle said: “Ric is a leading figure in the real estate industry and has been able to combine great success with incredible generosity and warmth. He is known for bringing the real estate industry community together at his creative and unforgettable parties and we look forward to a time when he can host another one soon!”
Ric Lewis, Executive Chairman of Tristan Capital Partners, said: “I think it’s important for me to be a role model and a trailblazer. The real estate industry does not have enough diversity, whether that’s by gender or ethnicity or background, and it’s a priority for me to demonstrate that the industry can be inclusive. It is a great honour to be recognised by my peers by winning the ULI European Leader Award and it will spur me on to even greater action – I feel like I’m just getting started.”
Shortlisted candidates were selected by the ULI European Leadership Awards Jury, which includes leading ULI Europe members. Each nomination for the award was judged on the basis of: vision and leadership; capability of driving innovation in real estate; history of sustainable business models/projects; contribution to the reputation of the industry; commitment to the community; and service as a role model for younger generations.