Seth-Smith leaves Acuitus to join OLIM

Jo Seth-Smith has agreed to join OLIM Property as investment manager, moving her role as director of commercial property auction house Acuitus.

Seth-Smith will begin her new role on 9 May. Before joining Acuitus, Seth-Smith was at LaSalle Investment Management and JLL and was responsible for advising on disposal strategies and acting for clients including funds, corporate occupiers, property companies and high net-worth investors.

In 2004, she became the first woman to win the RICS Matrics Young Auctioneer of the Year.

OLIM Property manages £650m for pension funds, investment trusts and Oxford Colleges, specialising in long index-linked leases.

Matthew Oakeshott, OLIM chairman, said: “We know Jo well from five years’ active buying and selling at auction and welcome her to help our portfolios perform and our business grow”.

Acuitus chairman Richard Auterac praised Seth-Smith’s role in growing the auction house business, saying “her contribution to our business has been major, having been part of a team which has advised on the sale of more than £1bn of assets”.

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