John O’Driscoll

Global CIO, Head of Investment, Real Assets


John is currently Global CIO, Head of Investment at AXA IM - Real Assets. He oversees the sourcing, selection and execution of transactions undertaken each year on behalf of clients. As part of his role, John chairs the Strategic Investment Committee, a key forum for setting investment strategy and sectorial convictions.  John is also a member of the Management Board of AXA IM - Real Assets.     

John joined AXA IM - Real Assets from global real estate advisory services firm JLL, where he was CEO of Corporate Finance and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for the EMEA region since 2014. Prior to JLL, John spent eight years at Deutsche Bank where, having joined as an Associate in 2006, he was promoted through to EMEA Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging M&A. John joined Deutsche after four years in the EMEA Real Estate Investment Banking team at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

John has over 18 years of experience in the international real estate investment banking and advisory industry.