Ludo Mackenzie

Head of commercial property
Octopus Property


Ludo is Head of Commercial Property at Octopus Property and manager of the Commercial Real Estate Debt Fund, a closed-ended fund which originates debt secured by first and second charges on commercial property located in the UK. He is also a member of the Octopus Property management team.
Ludo started his career in 1994 at JLL, where he qualified as a chartered surveyor, before moving over to LaSalle Investment Management. He joined Henderson Global Investors in 2004 and went on to be manager of the Henderson UK Property Fund, a top quartile, opportunistic fund.  He joined Melford Capital Partners in 2009, a discretionary fund manager investing in London & the South East of England, before joining Octopus in 2013.

Ludo is a panellist in our commercial property lending seminar session, as part of the back-to-back property hour.