Alison Lambert, Oxford Properties

Alison joined Oxford Properties in March 2012 as European Finance Director.  Alison oversees Oxford’s European corporate finance function; her team is responsible for corporate accounting for all of Oxford’s European assets (current NAV of £3bn), financing new transactions, tax structuring and maintenance of overseas structures.  Alison’s role involves a significant degree of stakeholder engagement, requiring frequent liaison with the finance team in Canada to ensure effective translation of accounting requirements and documentation across borders. Alison is also responsible for managing Oxford’s relationships with its European lenders and corporate advisors.

Prior to joining Oxford, Alison was a Director of KPMG Transaction Services in London.  Alison specialised in giving financial advice to clients in real estate, public sector clients where there is a property or re-development angle and infrastructure.  Alison also acted as the Director of Financial Planning and Investment at the London Development Agency for nine months.

Alison is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has lived and worked in both Hungary and Brazil, together with project work in South Africa and Brazil. In her senior professional property position, Alison is an active proponent of improving diversity within the property industry and is affiliated with a number of networking organisations championing the cause of women in property.