Eric Decouvelaere

Head of EMEA Retail Operator Division

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Eric Decouvelaere is Head of Retail EMEA, responsible for the retail platform in EMEA, focusing on delivering outstanding performance for the portfolio of shopping centres, high street and retail parks across EMEA by fine-tuning retail investment strategies in a changing market environment and overseeing the retail asset management teams on the ground.

Eric joined CBRE Investment Management in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Eric worked at McArthurGlen for 14 years where he last served as COO, devising and delivering assets strategies, accelerating organic growth and leading digital transformation. Prior to working in the outlet retail sector, Eric has led change in two department stores as Deputy Buying Director of Printemps in France and then as Strategy and Business Development Director of Harrods in London. Eric joined the real estate industry in 2005.

Eric has received a diploma of Sciences-Po Paris (SP) and is an alumni of Harvard Business School (OPM). He holds a law master from Nancy University.