Basil Demeroutis is Managing Partner of purpose-driven real estate investment firm, FORE Partnership. The firm has a portfolio of over one million square feet in the UK and western Europe, spanning offices, mixed use and residential sectors. FORE’s holistic approach brings together environmental sustainability, social impact and an authentic appreciation of how people live, work, and interact, turning these into drivers of profitability for investors and tenants. Prior to founding FORE, Basil was a partner at Capricorn Investment Group, the family office of Jeff Skoll (eBay), overseeing global real estate and serving on the firm’s investment committee. Previously he was Managing Partner at property fund Jargonnant Partners and spent the early part of his career in investment banking.
As part of FORE’s commitment to driving solutions to carbon reduction and making a positive social impact in the built environment, FORE became a B Corporation in 2020, one of the only investment management firms in the property sector and indeed the wider private equity community to be a B Corp. It has also made an industry-leading pledge to make its business and buildings net zero carbon by 2025.