The Info List - John Ritblat

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SIR JOHN HENRY RITBLAT FRICS FSVA (born 3 October 1935) is an English property developer and Honorary President and formerly Chairman and CEO of The British Land
British Land
Company PLC an FTSE100 London-based property company.


* 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Political activity * 4 Philanthropy * 5 Personal life * 6 References * 7 External links


Ritblat was born on 3 October 1935 in Hampstead
, North London, England. He was educated at Dulwich College
Dulwich College
and the College of Estate Management .


He acquired British Land
British Land
from Jim Slater in 1970 for £1m, and retired as Chairman in 2006.

Since June 2001, Ritblat has served as the non-executive Chairman of property advisory Colliers CRE. He also serves as the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Delancey, the property and asset-backed investment firm founded in 1995 by his son Jamie Ritblat (b 1967), which owns the Alpha Plus group of schools of which Sir John is the Chairman of the Board of Governors.


He has donated to the Conservative Party .


He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Wallace Collection, Chairman of the Governing Body of The London
Business School and Honorary Fellow, a Member of the Council of The Royal Institution and Honorary President of The British Ski ">

* ^ Connon, Heather (16 July 2006). "Charmer who built a property megalith". The Observer. London. * ^ http://www.collierscre.com/about/boardOfDirectors.aspx * ^ The Guardian. London
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