Ian Ellis joined NHS Property Services as Chair on 14 March 2016, having worked in the real estate industry for 42 years.
Ian’s executive career included an equity partnership in Richard Ellis (now CBRE) where his final role was Head of the Investment Management division, leaving in 1998 he joined the founding management team of Trillium, the first integrated real estate, construction and facilities management business in the UK.
Ian became Chief Executive of Land Securities Trillium following the acquisition of Trillium by Land Securities and was also appointed a main board director of Land Securities plc. Following the sale of Trillium to Telereal in 2009 he took on the role of Executive Chair of Telereal Trillium, becoming a Non Executive Director on that board in 2014. He is also Chair of Arcus Solutions Ltd and an Independent Director of Portman Settled Estates. He sits on the real estate advisory boards of Kings College London and the Natural History Museum.