INREV’s Management Board has appointed a new Chair, while four new members join the Board, following approval from the association’s members at its Annual General Meeting on 15 June.
Martin Lemke, Managing Director of AM Alpha, becomes INREV’s new Chair and is the first representative from a family office investor to take the role.
With over 25 years of experience in real estate, Martin is currently responsible for asset management, portfolio management and the AM Alpha platform. He has in-depth expertise in strategic and operational portfolio enhancement, fund and asset management, as well as acquisitions. Martin has been an active member of INREV for some time, having served on the Management Board for five years and as departing Chair of the INREV Investor Advisory Committee (IAC), which advises INREV’s CEO on investors’ needs.
Outgoing Management Board Chair, Marieke van Kamp, Head of Private Markets at NN Group, is stepping down from the position after serving the maximum of two, three-year terms. Michael Clarke, Senior Adviser at Accord Group Holdings, and Michael Hornsby, Partner, EY Luxembourg, have also served their full six years on the Board and will step down too.
Joining the Management Board for the first time, are:
· Alberto Agazzi, CEO, Generali Real Estate SGR
· Lucy Fletcher, Managing Director, QuadReal Property Group
· John Ravoisin, Audit and Advisory Partner, PwC Luxembourg
· Rob Wilkinson, Europe CEO, AEW
Alberto Agazzi has over 15 years of industry experience, joining the Generali Group in 2005 as a real estate investment manager. He has been CEO of Generali Real Estate SGR since 2015 and he oversees the international investment management platform. He has been a voting member of Generali Real Estate Investment Committee since 2013 and he is a committed member of INREV’s IAC.
With over 22 years in the real estate industry, Lucy Fletcher has extensive global investment advisory, portfolio and asset management experience. Based in Vancouver, Lucy joined QuadReal in 2017 as Managing Director, Global Portfolio Management and is also a member of the IAC. She was formerly Managing Director of JLL’s Global Capital Group in Chicago.
John Ravoisin is an Audit and Advisory Partner at PwC Luxembourg with over 20 years of real estate experience. He currently leads Pan-European consolidation audits under IFRS and INREV NAV, and supervises the PwC valuations team. John has been an active member of the INREV community for over 10 years where he leads several training sessions and has been Chair of the Reporting Committee for over 5 years, contributing significantly to the development of INREV’s Reporting Guidelines.
Rob Wilkinson has over 25 years of real estate and financial services experience, most recently as CEO for AEW in Europe, where he has overall responsibility for management and strategy, and is Chair of the European Investment Committee. He is also Chair of INREV’s Fund Manager Advisory Council, which advises the INREV CEO on investment managers’ needs.
Catriona Allen, Senior Fund Manager, Lasalle Global Partner Solutions, and James Raynor, CEO, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, have both been re-elected to the Management Board for a second term.
Commenting on the changes, Lonneke Löwik, INREV CEO, said: “Martin, Alberto, Lucy, John and Rob, all bring a wide range of expertise and knowledge to the Management Board. I am thrilled to welcome them to the team and look forward to working with them as we continue to drive forward the long-term agenda for the non-listed real estate industry.
“I would also like to express my huge thanks to Marieke, Michael Hornsby and Michael Clarke for all of their hard work and commitment to INREV. Their respective contributions to the Management Board, and to the association in general, have been invaluable. And I am sure they will continue to be very active members of the INREV community in the future.”
Source : INREV