Our Partners


"We have decades of experience with knowledge gains in property search and executive appointments". 

our individual back stories are as diverse as those of the clients and candidates we work with. Everyone at avellio is different, which is why our approach is highly personalised.

we enable forward-thinking organisations to secure and develop outstanding leaders, avellio introduces the calibre of talent that sets to work on improving organisational performance, aligning cultures, and returning value.




Mathilde Bock


Mathilde Bock co-founded Avellio in 2010, her search career began with Boyden, where she headed the Asset Management and Real Estate Finance Practice. 

Mathilde holds a degree from the University of Hamburg, where she majored in Economics. Following a successful career start with Daimler Chrysler as a Portfolio Manager, she then moved in to executive search.

Mathilde is responsible for business development and client relationship management.

She has developed skills for talent identification and leadership development across finance and asset management functions within the EU real estate sector and has worked on over 70 retained senior searches. She speaks fluent German and English.

Email: mathilde@avellio.com


Sven Andersson


Sven co-founded Avellio in 2010. He is an experienced former infrastructure Project Director, with private and public sector experience gained in the UK and Nordics.

In 2007 he moved in to executive search, joining the Heidrick and Struggles commercial search team. He has been actively headhunting Property Leaders and Project Managers for over a decade, appointing them with stellar companies in diverse locations such as the UK, wider Europe, Scandinavia and the Middle East.

He holds a degree in engineering from Imperial College. Sven speaks English, German and Swedish. 

Email: sven@avellio.com


Steven Thomas


Steven joined Avellio in 2010 and has worked in the built environment sector for most of his working life, from an early start in client management with Deloitte, before moving laterally in to senior Business Development roles with DTZ and Bouygues Construction.

For the past 7 years he has been partnering with the real estate and construction community, using his broad connections to support clients projects through the appointment of board level roles, along with appointments in to senior Commercial, Project and Design Management situations.

Steven holds a BA Hons in Economics from the University of London. 

Contact Steven: steven.thomas@avellio.com