10:00 – 10:30

State of the industry

30 mins Live Session
Hear from Ollie Saunders on the state of the self stoarge industry in Europe including recent property transcations and early results from the European Industry Survey.


Ollie Saunders

Lead Director for Alternatives, JLL

Ollie Saunders is the Lead Director for Alternatives across EMEA at JLL, where he has specialised throughout his career since the mid 1990s in self storage from a valuation, brokerage and corporate finance perspective, enabling him and his team to provide first-hand transactional experience with valuation professionalism.   He leads a team of more than 10 surveyors and data analysts working across Europe in more than 12 countries, and has transacted a number of sales of self storage assets across EMEA, as well as equity raises.  He joined JLL in 2014 from Deloitte where he was an equity partner and the head of valuation.   Ollie co-authored the UK Self Storage Association Survey between 2009 and 2014, and the FEDESSA Survey since 2014, and also authored the RICS guide on valuation methodology for self storage and other alternative asset types