Emma Huepfl

Managing Director, Europe Credit Strategies

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Experience

Emma Huepfl is the Managing Director, EMEA Credit Strategies, the firm's debt business in Europe. She has responsibility for the strategy, operational management and growth of capital / AUM within this business. She is also involved in strategic management of the overall Fund portfolio.

Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management, Emma spent 11 years at Laxfield Capital where she was a co-founder and co-principal of the business and member of the Board. In her role she was responsible for business management, capital raising, oversight compliance, risk control and strategy. In addition she was involved in more than GBP 3.5 billion of transactions and together with other Board Members established a Debt Advisory Business which has been retained to advise on more than GBP 2 billion of transactions. At the end of 2019 CBRE Group acquired Laxfield Capital, which merged with CBRE Investment Management in Europe.

Earlier in her career, Emma co-founded Halkyn Capital, where she was a Director responsible for the origination and execution of the secured loan book, with lending activities spanning eight European jurisdictions and the U.S.

Emma started her career with Savills Finance Ltd in 1993, where she assisted with all aspects of loan underwriting and management. Later she moved to GE Capital as a Senior Director within the structured Finance Team underwriting and syndicating transactions in UK and wider Europe

Emma earned a Bachelors' degree (Honors) in English from the Jesus College Oxford and is serving Chair of the Board of Directors of CREFC, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council of Europe. She also serves on the Senior Advisory Committee of the Oxford Real Estate Society, the Government Commercial Property Forum and the Property Industry Alliance