GLOBAL - British Property Federation, Aberdeen AM, CB Richard Ellis, AEW Europe
British Property Federation - David Marks, co-managing partner at private property fund Brockton Capital, has become junior vice-president at the British Property Federation. The move will eventually see him become president in two years' time - the BPF's first president to come from a private equity real estate fund. Toby Courtauld has taken on the role of president for a one-year term, succeeding Hammerson chief executive John Richards. British Land chief executive Chris Grigg succeeded Courtauld as senior vice-president and is in line to become president next July.
Aberdeen Asset Management - Melissa Reagen has been appointed head of property research for the Americas. She joins from LaSalle Investment Management, where she has worked since 2005. In that time, she served as lead strategist on the LaSalle US multi-family portfolio and provided multi-sector advice to the $2bn (€1.4bn) LaSalle US Property fund. She joins on 20 July, reporting to Andrew Allen, director of global property research.
CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) - Graham MacMillan has been promoted to director and coordinator of CBRE's Central and Eastern European valuation. He will continue in his role as head of valuation in Hungary, but with the additional responsibility for coordinating valuation departments throughout the region. He will act as point of contact for the regional heads of CBRE's client base, as well as liaise with other European and international valuation departments.
AEW Europe - Schalk Visser has been appointed managing director and head of investor relations at the real estate investment manager. He joins from CBRE Investors, where he has been a senior director since 2008, responsible for raising investment capital from institutional investors across continental Europe and the UK. He will be based in London, reporting to chief executive Christian Delaire.