Katie Smith

Head of Analytics, EMEA

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Katie Smith is Head of Analytics, EMEA at CBRE Investment Management. Based in London Katie is responsible for EMEA data and analytics.

Katie started the role in December 2017 having joined the firm in February 2014 in the Indirect Private Real Estate business where she was responsible for firmwide analytics and performance reporting. Prior to this Katie was employed by Man Group as a Senior Analyst within the performance group where she spent two years. During her time at Man she was responsible for the GIPS audit process and the integration and standardisation between the Man and GLG performance in addition to performance reporting across the Man Group multi-asset product range. Before joining Man Group plc, Katie spend six years in the research and strategy team at M&G Real Estate, formerly known as PRUPIM, the property arm of the Prudential Group, eventually heading up the Performance Team there. During her time at M&G Katie was responsible for performance reporting and attribution for the various life funds, pension funds, institutional and retail funds’ property portfolio across the M&G business as well as working with the research team to deliver fund strategy and strategic risk advice. 

Katie is a graduate from Birkbeck University of London where she holds a degree in Financial Economics. She is also Chair of the INREV Performance Measurement and Benchmarking Committee.