Alisa Zotimova, the Russian born founder of AZ Real Estate, has over fifteen years of experience between Russia and the UK. Her Mayfair-based firm provides a bespoke consultancy service to primarily Russian speaking clients looking to invest in London and UK property, from trophy houses to commercial buildings and student accommodation blocks. Formerly with Cushman & Wakefield and JLL in Russia and the UK she was the top office agent in Moscow in 2006 and then headed the Russian Cross-Border Investment desk in London, followed by running C&W's Alliance Program across EMEA. In 2015 she advised CBRE Residential on launching its Russian Desk in London.