Breakthrough Properties

Thomas Renn

SVP, Acquisitions & Development, Europe

Tom Renn

Mr. Renn is the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Development, Europe at Breakthrough Properties. Mr. Renn supports the firm’s expansion across key European life science markets. An experienced veteran in the development of life sciences spaces, Mr. Renn was previously Managing Director at Bruntwood SciTech where his portfolio included Manchester Science Park, Citylabs, Circle Square and the £1.5bn ID Manchester re-development project. Mr. Renn’s extensive knowledge of the life sciences sector enabled him to lead the successful growth of the firm’s Manchester-based projects through a strategic combination of development and acquisition. Prior to Bruntwood, Mr. Renn held leadership positions at Manchester Science Partnerships.

Mr. Renn has also held positions with several industry organizations, including board posts on The Oxford Road Corridor and The Manchester China Forum. He was also a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the Ada National Digital Skills College. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Commercial Management & Quantity Surveying from The University of Manchester.