Akeel handles the day-to-day running of the Urban Splash Residential fund.
Previously he worked at UBS Investment Bank where he was part of the Real Estate, Lodging & Leisure (RELL) team advising on M&A and Capital Markets transactions with a combined value of c.£20bn. Prior to this Akeel co-founded the education technology platform Aula, which successfully raised $4.2m in seed funding in 2018. Akeel graduated from Pembroke College, University of Oxford with a BA in Economics & Management. Akeel also sits on the Fundraising Board of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust Charity & Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital. In 2022, Akeel was awarded Young Property Professional of the Year at the Insider’s awards.