Jason Kow is the Founder and CEO of Queensgate Investments, a private investment firm focused on acquiring control positions in asset backed operating companies in Europe, the UK and the US. Queensgate advises and manages around GBP 3.0B worth of assets using a flexible, nimble and entrepreneurial approach.
Through Queensgate Investments’ corporate responsibility initiatives and the Queensgate Foundation, he has used his position to help disadvantaged children in the United Kingdom, where he is based, and around the world. He believes that all children should have the chance to achieve their full potential through access to a quality education, and that supporting the emotional well-being of vulnerable children will drastically improve their life and opportunities in the future.
Jason Kow grew up in Melbourne, Australia, and moved to Britain at the age of ten. He was educated at Westminster School and went on to study at Oxford University, where he obtained an Economics and Management Degree.
Jason Kow was formerly Head of Special Situation Investments at London & Regional Properties (L&R) one of the largest privately owned European real estate companies. Prior to this Jason Kow was Head of Real Estate and a Partner at SPQR Capital LLP, a UK hedge fund, and worked for Credit Suisse Private Equity.
In 2013, Jason Kow was awarded ‘Young Property Personality of the Year’ at the annual Property Awards, and in 2015 was featured in Property Week’s ‘Forty Under 40’.