Tritax Group appoints CFO
Tritax, a property investment fund management house, has appointed Alasdair Evans as Chief Financial Officer CFO of Tritax Group, which acts as the Fund Manager to Tritax Big Box REIT and Tritax EuroBox.
Evans will be responsible for leading the finance team and all financial matters relating to the Group, supporting not only the existing funds but also the strategic growth of Tritax.
Evans has over 35 years’ experience in finance, 20 years of which in senior finance roles in real estate, with extensive expertise in areas including: buying, selling, developing and operating property investment assets and portfolios; creation and implementation of business strategies; commercial negotiations; managing high performing teams; structuring debt and equity for real estate funds; financial modelling, budgeting, forecasting and reporting; tax; and relations with institutional investors.
Most recently, Evans advised Altitude Real Estate and Get Living London (2017-2018). Previous roles include: Chief Financial Officer of United House Developments (2014-2016); Finance Director of IPD (2010-2013); Acting Joint CEO (2007-2010) following Corporate Finance Director and Chief Operating Officer (2003-2007) of Hermes Real Estate; Fund Manager of X-Leisure Fund (2005-2010); Director of Finance Corporate Real Estate at Land Securities Trillium (1997-2003); and Executive at HM Treasury Private Finance Panel (1995-1997). Alasdair also chaired the INREV Corporate Governance Committee (2005-2013) and was a Non-Executive Director at both Argent (2008-2010) and MEPC (2005-2010).
Evans began his career at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) in London where he qualified and was a Senior Manager when he left in 1997.
Evans is a Member of the Investment Property Forum and ICAEW and holds an MA in Mathematics from St John’s College, Oxford.
Henry Franklin, Partner of Tritax, says: “We are delighted to welcome Alasdair to the Tritax team as Chief Financial Officer of the Group. Alasdair’s wealth of experience in senior finance roles in real estate businesses and his strategic financial and commercial expertise and capability will be invaluable to the Group as we continue to deliver on Tritax’s growth strategy and build further on the successful track record of the Group’s real estate platforms. We very much look forward to working with him at Tritax.”