Meet the team

Get to know the professionals in our investment team and our board of directors 

Troels Anderson

Troels Andersen

Fund Manager

Since 2019 Troels has been Fund Manager of abrdn’s multi-sector European Long Income Real Estate Fund, having successfully overseen its launch. Prior to this he was Fund Manager of abrdn’s Aberdeen Property Nordic I Fund, together with a further segregated value-add mandate. He was previously a member of abrdn´s Nordic and European Investment Committees, which approve all major decisions for investments in the region. Troels brings 25 years of real estate investment experience, including logistics asset transactions, together with knowledge of debt facility management, having spent the first part of his career working for German banks in both Germany and the UK.

Attila Molnár

Deputy Fund Manager

Attila is deputy Fund Manager of abrdn European Logistics Income and based in Frankfurt. Attila joined Dresdner Bank’s property fund management business (DEGI) in 2006, shortly before the business was acquired by heritage Aberdeen Asset Management. Attila has been involved in the planning and establishment of new product lines for institutional clients and has been part of the management teams of those funds. Prior to that Attila worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was responsible for a diverse range of audit and due diligence projects in the property funds sector.

Attila graduated with a MSc in Accounting and Finance from Budapest University of Economics and speaks English, German and Hungarian.

Geoff Hepburn

Deputy Fund Manager

Geoff Hepburn is Deputy Fund Manager of abrdn European Logistics Income based in Edinburgh. Responsibilities include developing and implementing Fund strategy, client reporting, managing transactions and ensuring the delivery of the ESG strategy. Since joining abrdn in January 2012 he has had responsibility as Investment Manager and Deputy Fund Manager for several balanced UK institutional funds. He joined abrdn from a London property company as Development & Investment Manager responsible for two large Central London office projects as well as a mixed use regional investment and development portfolio. Previously, Geoff worked for Ediston Properties having begun his client-side career at Standard Life Investments as Portfolio Manager on the Pooled Pension Fund in 2001. In a varied career spanning more than 20 years, Geoff has transacted and developed over £1bn of real estate.

Geoff graduated LLB Bachelor of Scots Law, followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Land Economy (with commendation) in 1999. Both degrees were awarded by the University of Aberdeen. Geoff qualified as a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) with DTZ in 2001. He speaks English and French.

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Tony Roper


Tony started his career as a structural engineer with Ove Arup and Partners in 1983. In 1994 he joined John Laing plc to review and make equity investments in infrastructure projects both in the UK and abroad and then in 2006 he joined HSBC Specialist Investments ('HSIL') to be the fund manager for HICL Infrastructure Company Limited. In 2011, Tony was part of the senior management team that bought HSIL from HSBC, renaming it InfraRed Capital Partners. Tony was a Managing Partner and a senior member of the infrastructure management team at InfraRed Capital Partners until June 2018. He holds a MA in Engineering from Cambridge University and is an ACMA.

Caroline Gulliver

Audit Chair & Senior Independent Director

Caroline is a chartered accountant with over 25 years' experience at Ernst & Young LLP, latterly as an executive director before leaving in 2012. During that time, she specialised in the asset  management sector and developed an extensive experience of investment trusts. She is a director of a number of other investment companies including JP Morgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust plc, International Biotechnology Trust plc and Civitas Social Housing PLC.

John Heawood

Non-Executive Director

John has 40 years' experience as a Chartered Surveyor advising a broad range of investors, developers and occupiers. He was a partner, and subsequently a director, of DTZ responsible for the London-based team dealing with industrial, logistics and business park projects across the UK. In 1996 he was appointed to the board of SEGRO plc and was responsible for its UK business for the next 12 years. From 2009-2013 he was managing director of the Ashtenne Industrial Fund, a L500 million multi-let industrial and logistics portfolio managed by Aviva on behalf of 13 institutional investors. John is currently a member of Council and member of the finance and general purposes committee of the Royal Veterinary College and a trustee of Marshalls Charity.