Ann Allen

Ann is the current Head of Estates for University of Glasgow.  In this role she is leading an ambitious £775m development programme which will help transform the University’s Gilmorehill Campus.

Ann has extensive experience in Corporate Property; she joined the University from John Lewis where she held an UK wide remit as Head of Asset Management for John Lewis.  In previous roles she has worked within the banking sector, central government and property investment.


The role at Glasgow however is one of the most fascinating and rewarding roles she has undertaken with an opportunity to make a real difference and leave a legacy through the campus development. In her current role she leads a department of 150 staff. 


Ann also uses her property knowledge to support other organisations and is a trustee of Ethical Property Foundation and has just taken up a role sitting on the Property Committee for the National Theatre of Scotland.  She has been a Chartered Surveyor for over 30 years.  Ann is a strong promoter of equality and diversity in the industry and a member of Women in Property.