INREV, CBRE Global Investors, La Française, Lincoln International, Cushman & Wakefield
INREV – GIC’s Neil Harris has been appointed chairman of the real estate fund association for Europe. The move is the first time that INREV has been chaired by an executive from a sovereign wealth fund. Harris, GIC’s senior vice president and head of asset management for Europe, has over 30 years of real estate experience, including fund management, transactions and consultancy projects for investors, developers and corporates. He replaces APG’s Patrick Kanters. Isabelle Scemama, head of the funds group at AXA Investment Managers-Real Assets, and Guido Verhoef, head of private Real Estate at PGGM, have been appointed to join INREV’s management board. Allan Mikklesen, ATP Real Estate, Eric Adler, Pramerica Real Estate Investors and Wenzel Hoberg, TRIUVA were re-elected to serve a second term of three years on the management board.
CBRE Global Investors – The firm’s Nordics business will be jointly headed by Andreas Norberg, managing director, Nordics and head of transactions, and Stefan Berg, managing director, Nordics and head of asset management. The pair replace Rik Eertink, who is to manage the firms’ Dutch retail fund in the Netherlands. Prior to joining CBRE Global Investors, Norberg worked as senior investment manager for Kungsleden. Norberg joined CBRE GI in October last year. Berg joined the company in 2014 as head of asset management Nordics. Prior to this, he worked for Pembroke Real Estate as well as Genesta.
La Française – Jean-Charles Le Scrill joins as technical director, responsible for the technical management and monitoring of construction work for development projects and building renovations on behalf of institutional investors. Le Scrill worked as technical manager for the PREDICA portfolio at Crédit Agricole Immobilier, as well as Société Générale (Gesnov), GE Real Estate and Nexity. Eric Tubin joins as financial analyst. Tubin began his career in the real estate department of PwC as Senior Financial Auditor.
Lincoln International – Tomas Freyman has joined the firm’s London office as a managing director specialising in valuations. Freyman will be part of the firm’s global valuations and opinions group and will work closely with Ron Kahn, who co-heads that group and is based in Chicago. Tomas joins from BDO in London where he was previously a partner in the valuations practice.
Cushman & Wakefield – Carl Ridgley, a former director and head of hotels at Lambert Smith Hampton, has joined the firm as a director.