Harry Lawson Johnston
Principal & Direct Investment Executive
Harry Lawson Johnston is our U.K. based principal. He has been active with direct investment in real estate and operating businesses for over 15 years in the UK, Europe and the United States.
Mr. Lawson Johnston typically leads engagements for our client businesses that are involved in real estate development, construction, or building products. In addition, as a principal of FODIS, he assists with securing funding for Family Business Capital transactions.
Harry is also a founder and partner of several businesses including Ivita, Kinrise & Alvarium. Ivita is a NY headquartered impact driven investment group and since 2018 has founded, capitalized, and launched three companies focused on digital healthcare and reimagining the food system - Atida Health, Spring Foods and Circle Health. He is a founder of Kinrise, which invests in commercial real estate across the UK, backed by a small group of private families and institutions.
Harry co-founded Alvarium Investments (ALTI), an investment group with over $60bn of assets, serving families and institutions from 18 offices across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Harry is a non-executive Director of Aeon Investments, specialising in alternative investments in the transportation, infrastructure and real estate sectors.
Harry is also on the Advisory Board of Memphis based Southern Sun Asset Management. He served as Managing Director of Guggenheim Partners where he helped build out their international investment advisory practice in Europe and the Americas.
Harry was educated in Oxford and received a BA from Durham University. Harry is a Trustee of CRT, the Church Revitalisation Trust and on the Advisory Board of Earth Cubs, providing environmental learning tools to 3-7 yr olds.