CBRE Investment Management Expands its European Direct Private Infrastructure Team with Two New Senior Appointments
October 17, 2022
CBRE Investment Management (“CBRE IM”) has appointed Gioia Torresi and Pav Lamba as Directors in its European Direct Private Infrastructure team.
Reporting to the head of the European infrastructure investment practice, Pav will be responsible for making European direct investments whilst Gioia will focus on the asset management of the European direct infrastructure portfolio and on sustainability and governance.
With 10 years of experience within the investment and advisory industries across London and Toronto, Pav will source, execute and asset manage infrastructure investments as part of the team in London.
He joins from Boston Consulting Group, where he was Project Leader advising on large-cap private equity deals and corporate turnarounds across Europe. He is re-joining the infrastructure investment team, having previously worked with CBRE IM as a Senior Associate in Toronto before pursuing an MBA.
Gioia has eight years of experience within the investment industry across London and Milan. She joins from Hermes Infrastructure where she was Vice President on the Asset Management team. Gioia previously worked at Whitehelm Capital as an Analyst in London and her experience also includes working at Mandarin Advisory and Lazard in Milan, Italy.
Andreas Köttering, Head of Europe Private Infrastructure at CBRE Investment Management said: “We are excited that Gioia is joining the team and it’s also great to welcome Pav back into the CBRE Investment Management fold. Market dynamics are prompting more investors to consider infrastructure assets and our team is well regarded for its creation of long-term value for clients by identifying, acquiring and managing high-quality investments and building sustainable comprehensive portfolios. Gioia and Pav have considerable experience between them, bringing the ideal expertise to the team as we look to capitalise on significant opportunities.”
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