PATRIZIA AG has appointed Mahdi Mokrane as its new Head of Investment Strategy & Research.
PATRIZIA said in a statement, Mahdi Mokrane will join in PATRIZIA due course from LaSalle Investment Management in London, where for the past six years he was Head of European Research and Strategy and a Member of its European Management Board.
“We are sure our investors will be as thrilled as we are about this exciting news. The Board believes we have secured a world-class senior leader with outstanding international real estate credentials and a strong reputation in the market who will help us further strengthen our research offering. With Marcus Cieleback continuing to play an absolutely central role at PATRIZIA as Chief Economist, we are sure we will have a winning research leadership team in place,” said Anne Kavanagh, Chief Investment Officer, PATRIZIA.
Prior to joining LaSalle, Mokrane worked at AEW Europe as Head of Research and Strategy and he was a member of the company’s European investment committee as well as the global securities allocation committee. He also worked closely and extensively on real estate debt and equity transactions in both UK and Continental European markets.
Before joining AEW, he held the position of Director for Research and Training at IPD in France from 2001 to 2004. He has a PhD in Economics and Finance from EHESS and a MSc from Dauphine University.