Appointment of Austen Reid to lead RITTERWALD in the UK

RITTERWALD, the Pan European housing and real estate consultancy, is pleased to announce the appointment of Austen Reid as Director, to lead the company in the UK.

Austen Reid brings over 30 years’ experience in social and affordable housing much of it at executive level in several large housing associations, including Clarion Housing Group where he was Executive Director of Development. Austen has also been a Director in Savills Housing Consultancy. Austen has led strategic projects in the areas of asset management, property management, development, governance, and mergers, also core competencies of ­RITTERWALD.

Dr. Mathias Hain, RITTERWALD’s Managing Director commented “Austen’s track record in the UK social housing sector speaks for itself and we are delighted he has joined us to strengthen our support to UK clients in the areas of operational efficiency, sustainable housing finance and business strategy”.

RITTERWALD works with the social and affordable housing industry across Europe that faces similar challenges regarding delivering customer services digitally, enabling growth and the search for sustainable business models, including attracting ESG investors.


Consultant of choice for the affordable housing industry in Europe. With a team of highly committed people operating from Berlin, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and London, RITTERWALD provides strategy consulting, finance, and urban development services. With an excellent professional network and extensive market knowledge, we serve from 100.000+ housing companies to midsized housing cooperatives as well as regional and local authorities and public private partnerships.

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  • Dr. Mathias Hain
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