Forum Partners appoints James Schofield and Henry Platt as investment officers

LONDON, UK, Aug. 15, 2022 / — Forum Partners, a global property investment and asset management firm, today announced that James Schofield and Henry Platt have joined the firm as as investment managers based in our UK office.

In their new roles, Schofield and Platt will be part of Forum’s global investment team which is focused on identifying business opportunities and securing investments that further the financial interests of the organization. Their responsibilities include managing portfolio investments, executing financial transactions and building client relationships. Schofield and Platt have been instrumental in developing Forum’s strategy in the UK logistics industry.

“After nearly a decade of rapid growth in North America, Forum sees new opportunities overseas, and the UK market is key to our growth plans over the next few years. James and Henry will help us manage and accelerate this growth, supporting the formation of new investment platforms and our continued asset management of this expanding portfolio.” said Russell Platt, CEO of Forum Partners.

Prior to joining Forum, Schofield co-founded and managed LJTS Group’s real estate interests in fund management and strategic advisory divisions. James holds a BA in Ancient History from RHUL, University of London. Platt previously worked at a UK property company specializing in the acquisition and management of urban logistics centers across London. Platt holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from Williams College.

About forum partners
Forum Partners is a global private equity firm and investment manager focused exclusively on investing in and alongside the industry’s best real estate companies. Established in 2002, Forum is headquartered in Palm Beach and has regional offices around the world where it does business. The strength of the business lies in identifying a catalyst to unlock asset and business value and tailoring investments accordingly. Forum’s portfolio of operating companies and affiliates directly or indirectly owns or manages more than $11 billion in commercial real estate across the United States and around the world. For more information, visit

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