Lesley is a Director in Avison Young’s Market Intelligence team and is responsible for developing the firm’s research capabilities in the industrial and retail sector as well as supporting the existing team’s track record of producing industry-leading analysis and insight. Lesley has 25 years of cross-industry experience covering retail, technology, and business services. Prior to joining Avison Young Lesley was the Head of Research at Capita plc, where she provided strategic support across five business divisions. Previous to this she was Head of Research at proptech firm, Datscha, where she was responsible for reporting and commentating on trends and insights within the commercial property investment market. She has also worked at CBRE and within Tesco’s property division.