Jason Sibthorpe

Principal and President, EMEA
Consulting & Advisory Corporate Executive Sales & Leasing

As a Principal and President of Avison Young’s UK business, Jason’s focus is on accelerating growth through strategic expansion into new UK markets for the benefit of our clients. Jason is a Director on Avison Young’s global Board and is a member of the Global Executive Committee.

Jason is well-known for his passionate, people-centred approach to real estate - developed over 30 years in the industry – and is always seeking opportunities to deliver economic, social and environmental value to clients, stakeholders, and wider communities.

As part of the Property Advisors Forum (Windsor Group), Jason collaboratively addresses issues that affect the ability of the industry to attract diverse talent. He is a dedicated advocate for social progression and change within the built environment industry, chairing Avison Young’s UK Diversity & Inclusion steering committee, and regularly speaking publicly about issues including social equality and mobility, diversity and mental health. He also champions mentoring as both a mentor to the next generation and mentee.

Jason joined Avison Young in 2016 as the UK Managing Director before assuming his current position post the acquisition and merger of GVA. Jason had previously spent 14 years at GVA where he was the chair of Bilfinger GVA’s Retail, Hotels and Leisure group. In addition, he led the company’s transactional and capital markets teams, managed the firm’s London office, and was a member of the U.K. Executive Board at Bilfinger GVA.


BSc Land Management

Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)

Member of British Council of Shopping Centres, Shop Agents Society, Accessible Retail, ICSC

Client List

  • Link City
  • Asda Walmart
  • Build-A-Bear Workshop
  • KPMG
  • Virgin Media
  • Opus Land
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Tristan Capital
  • Morrisons
  • London Borough of Newham
  • Staples
  • Brockton Capital
  • Peel
  • RBS
  • Nuffield Health
  • Ignis
  • Milligan Retail