Emma Huepfl

Managing Director, Co-Head EMEA Credit Strategies

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Professional Experience

Emma Huepfl is Managing Director and Co-Head of EMEA Credit Strategies, the firm's real estate debt business in Europe. She has responsibility for the strategic and operational management of this business. She is also involved in performance and risk oversight for assets under management.

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, risk control and strategy. In addition she was involved in more than GBP 3.5 billion of transactions and helped establish a debt advisory business which advised 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 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, and later moved to GE Capital where she worked within the structured Finance Team underwriting and syndicating transactions in UK and wider Europe.

Emma earned a Bachelors' degree (Honors) in English from Jesus College, Oxford University and serves on the Board of Directors for CREFC, the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council of Europe (where she has served as Chair of the Board). She also serves on the Government's Commercial Property Forum and has previously held industry representative roles for the Property Industry Alliance, and the Bank of England Commercial Property Forum.