About Us

Established in 2011, Caravel is a boutique
search firm specialising in real estate.

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Founded by John Lenz and Ian Lawlor, with over 30 years combined real estate experience, we provide tailored recruitment solutions to clients that invest, develop, asset manage, finance and advise in real estate globally.

Consultants at Caravel are sector specialists.  We are adept at understanding your needs, enabling us to provide the tailored recruitment and competitor intelligence services that are essential to your business.

Our extensive network ensures we can source the best talent, niche skill sets or market intelligence quickly to help you retain a competitive edge.

We have worked with the majority of our clients for many years building partnerships that allow us to truly consult when formulating and executing hiring and retention plans.

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  • “We were very impressed with the search Caravel ran for us. They invested their time in getting to know us and our business well at a time when our business was growing. They worked with us to shape our requirement and so ensure a smooth and successful process.”

    Matt Harris,
    Managing Director, Goldacre.

  • “We have partnered with Caravel on several searches in London and Frankfurt and have always been impressed with their consistently high level of service. They possess a deep knowledge of real estate investment and asset management and work with a wide network of well-qualified individuals. It’s refreshing to work with a firm that is so committed and accountable to their results.”

    Chris Ashford,
    Head of Human Resources, Aerium.

  • “Caravel has been a valuable recruitment partner to Deutsche Pfandbriefbank for several years now. They go beyond just matching skills and experience to a job description. I know when I interview a Caravel candidate they will have been screened as a suitable cultural fit for our business by a partner who we trust and knows us well.”

    Mark Timmins,
    Human Resources, Deutsche Pfandbriefbank.

Practice Areas

Across investment management, finance, banking or advisory services our specialists can deliver the right talent to drive success for your business.

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Our Team

With over 30 years’ experience, our consultants are adept at understanding your needs and delivering an effective tailored solution.

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