Mr. Ian Shapiro has been working at the interface between private sector effectiveness and the public good for twenty-five years. He spent sixteen years at the Department for International Development (DFID), where he progressed to head of private sector development. He was the chief strategy officer for Crown Agents before joining Reall as CEO in 2018.
Reall Limited is building an affordable home movement to improve the lives of 100 million people across Africa and Asia by 2030. They develop, refine and share innovative housing models that unlock the political will, capital investment and end-user finance needed to create the conditions for hard-working families to secure their own homes. They demonstrate the viability of USD $10 000 homes for people, profit and planet. Reall’s anchor investors are the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and UKaid.