Alpha Real Capital appoints Director Investor Relations, Europe

Alpha Real Capital (Alpha), a specialist manager of long income real assets, has appointed Dr Ljiljana Macdonald as Director Investor Relations, Europe, to further develop the firm’s client relationships with European pension funds, insurers and institutional investors.

Ljiljana brings over 16 years’ experience gained in real estate investment, working across a broad spectrum of roles within both investment and distribution teams. Ljiljana’s extensive knowledge of the long income real estate market and her experience of developing creative client solutions for European institutional investors will help support the growth of Alpha’s European long lease property proposition, including the recently launched European Long Income Fund. Ljiljana joins the firm from Aviva Investors, where she was an investment director with significant focus on long income real estate. Prior to this, Ljiljana held senior roles at Savills IM, LSH and UBS Real Estate.

Ljiljana Macdonald, Director Investor Relations, Europe, says: “I’m very excited to be joining a business whose propositions and outcomes they offer are completely aligned with the growing needs and requirements of institutional investors. With the demand for long-dated, secure income real assets only set to increase, I can see Alpha establishing itself as a key provider for innovative solutions in that space. I look forward to being part of the Alpha team along that journey.”
Hugo James, Partner and Head of Long Income, says: “We are delighted to welcome Ljiljana to the team. Her extensive knowledge of long income real estate and significant experience working with European investors will help strengthen our growing European business."