Scottish Widows Investment Partnertship has hired Lynda Shillaw as director of real estate.
Shillaw will report to managing director Dean Buckley. She will join Swip on January 1 and will have responsibility for Swip’s 50-strong real estate team, which manages around £8bn assets under management.
Shillaw joins Swip from within Lloyds Banking Group, where she has been managing director of corporate real estate for corporate and institutional banking since October 2010.
Prior to this, Shillaw was managing director of estates at the Co-operative Group, with responsibilities for its property, land and farming businesses. She joined the Co-op in 2006 from BT, where she was the director of property.