OMERS Infrastructure, Sellar, Savills IM, Schroders, YIT, Time Retail Partners, Hollis, Allego Holding, Harworth, Get Living, Logicor, 7R, Patrizia, Atrato, Knight Frank, Oxford Science Park, Morrison & Co, Pacific Equity Partners
Get Living – The UK build-to-rent operator has appointed Dan Greenslade as chief financial officer. Greenslade joins from Logicor where he has spent almost five years, most recently as director of group finance. Prior to Logicor, Greenslade spent over four years at Quintain where he was part of the team responsible for refocussing the business and establishing Quintain’s BTR brand
Patrizia – Saskia van den Bronk has been appointed capital markets director to lead the company’s capital raising activities in the Netherlands, joining a team active across the Americas, Europe and APAC. Van den Bronk joins Patrizia from Sweco Capital Consultants where she was a managing director. She also brings first-hand knowledge of direct real estate having spent nearly 15-years as a developer overseeing the delivery of major urban regeneration projects including a 500-home residential scheme and a diversity of commercial developments.
Harworth Group – The regenerator of land and property for sustainable development and investment has appointed James Crow to the new role of head of mixed tenure. Crow will be responsible for broadening Harworth’s residential product range. Most recently, Crow was head of investments and development management at ENGIE Regeneration. He joined ENGIE following its acquisition of Keepmoat Regeneration, which he joined in 2017 as director of PRS and residential investments. Prior to this, he held development roles in Balfour Beaty Investment’s student and build to rent products portfolio and Quintain’s iQ Student Accommodation business.
Morrison & Co – The asset manager has appointed Peter Coman and Geoff Hutchinson Australia and New Zealand co-Heads. Hutchinson joined Morrison & Co in October after 14 years at Pacific Equity Partners, where he was a managing director. Coman joined Morrison & Co in 2008 and has overseen a broad range of infrastructure investments in Australia and New Zealand in the social infrastructure, renewable energy, healthcare and transport sectors. He is currently chairperson of RetireAustralia, Pacific Radiology Group, Wellington International Airport Ltd and a director of NZX-listed Trustpower. Morrison & Co has also appointed William Smales as CIO. Nicole Walker, chief commercial officer, will relocate to Singapore from January 2022 to lead global client activities.
7R – Joanna Lewandowska has been appointed head of construction and design. Lewandowska will manage a team of professionals which are involved with the design and architecture of warehouse and industrial buildings and will also supervise the work of project managers responsible for the execution of 7R investments both in Poland and internationally. Lewandowska has over 20 years of professional experience in the development and executive branch, gained in in managerial positions for foreign corporations. She has experience in introducing, to the Polish market, business projects involving the establishment of Polish business units by implementing business development strategies within multinational corporations.
Knight Frank – Scrimshaw-Wright has joined the independent global property consultancy firm’s multi-disciplinary market-facing life sciences team following five years as CEO at Oxford Science Park. Prior to this he spent two years working with Oxford City Council on regeneration projects, and previously co-founded a vehicle focused on investment in science parks. He started his career at GVA, Arlington and Goodman where he became European development director.
OMERS Infrastructure – The infrastructure investment arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System has promoted Alastair Hall to head its European business. OMERS Infrastructure has appointed Hall as senior managing director to replace former European head Philippe Busslinger who is reportedly joining Wren House Infrastructure Management as CEO. Hall, who served as global head of investment strategy and partnerships at OMERS Infrastructure and will retain oversight of the strategic partnership programme until his replacement is named, the manager said. Hall joined OMERS Infrastructure in 2014. He was previously responsible for investing across the European energy, utilities and renewables value chain.
Atrato – The investment adviser to UK-listed Supermarket Income REIT has appointed Chris Evans as a senior adviser. Evans will support Supermarket Income REIT in the execution of its acquisition strategy and asset management initiatives across its portfolio. Most recently Evans has worked as a consultant to LXB, Mantle, Constantine Group and Brixton House Theatre before which he spent ten years at Tufton Properties, where he was responsible for a number of large acquisitions and disposals as well as acting as an asset manager in joint ventures with institutional investors. Evans also spent eleven years at Grantchester Holdings as both a development surveyor and property director. He has also held positions at Citygrove Developments and Vigers Chartered Surveyors.
Hollis – The international, independent real estate consultancy has promoted Suk Dosanjh, Kevin Grego and Michael Cunningham have been promoted to director, and Agata Tymon has been promoted to senior chartered building surveyor. Based out of the London City office, Dosanjh leads the firm’s development monitoring service across the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. Grego, based in Belfast, is a key member of the cost management team. He is experienced in all aspects of construction, from project inception to completion, for both private and public sector clients. Birmingham-based Cunningham has over 13 years’ experience in undertaking building services engineering instructions. He began his career as a project engineer monitoring installations on site for contractors across a range of M&E projects. London-based Tymon joined Hollis as a graduate in 2016 and gained chartered status in 2019.
Sellar – The developer behind London’s tallest skyscraper the Shard has appointed former Schroders global real estate head Duncan Owen and Kiran Pital, global CIO and deputy CEO of Savills Investment Management, as non-executive advisers. Owen oversaw the real estate business at Schroders between 2012 and 2020, and was CEO of Invista Real Estate Investment Management for six years before that. Prior to Savills IM, Patel spent 12 years in senior roles at the real estate investment management arm of AXA.
Allego Holding – The pan-European electric vehicle charging network, that recently announced its proposed business combination with Spartan Acquisition, has appointed Jane F Garvey chairwoman of the board of directors of Allego NV, the combined company, upon the closing of the business combination. The current chairman of Allego Julien Touati of Meridiam will serve as the board’s vice-chair. Garvey served as the 14th administrator of the US Federal Aviation Administration under former presidents Bill Clinton and George W Bush. Garvey also served as acting administrator and deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration. She was previously director of Boston’s Logan International Airport and she served as commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Works.
YIT – Pii Raulo, executive VP, human relations and member of YIT management team is leaving the company on 31 December 2021. Minna Korander, VP, business partner of infrastructure has been appointed interim EVP, human relations and member of the management team.
Time Retail Partners – James Hessey has joined the boutique retail property adviser’s investment team. Hessey began his career at DTZ. He then joined RBS, where he worked for eight years in the real estate finance, restructuring, and capital resolution teams. Latterly, Hessey worked at Shieldpay, an authorised payment institution, where he was part of the founding team and director of operations.