IPD has appointed Alexandre Lamot as executive director and head of client coverage for Continental Europe.
He will be based in London and takes up his position on 1 September 2014.
Lamot’s tenure in the real estate industry spans 20 years and covers a wide range of the activities within the sector. Most recently he acted as a fund placement agent representing real estate funds active in Europe, the US and Asia. Before joining IPD, he served as European director at Rockspring Property Investment Managers where he was fund manager of two value-added real estate funds.
Prior to Rockspring, he was assistant vice president at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) and part of the London team responsible for expanding real estate investments in Europe through fund investments and joint ventures. He also held positions as manager at Arthur Andersen Real Estate Corporate Finance in London advising corporate occupiers on their real estate strategy, and development manager at Wilhelm & Co, a shopping centre development company, in Belgium.
Lamot says: “I am delighted to be heading IPD’s sales operations in continental Europe. IPD has a strong set of decision-making and performance measurement tools that will contribute to the real estate industry’s growing sophistication and will greatly enhance the transparency and efficiency of the industry.”
Laurent Ternisien, managing director, IPD, says: “We are extremely pleased that Alex has joined IPD to offer our clients a co-ordinated service across continental Europe alongside his three counterparts in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and UK & MEA. His experience in the real estate market both from the manager and the asset owner side makes him an ideal person to lead our future plans in continental Europe.”