People moves: Morley adds to European property team
Morley, a UK property fund manager, has increased its European capability with three hires and one internal reshuffle. Andreas von Gossler joins as head of acquisitions for the European property fund. Previously he was a fund manager at the German real estate group Union Investment. Lorenzo Segre, comes from Italy’s Pirelli Real Estate, and will become a manager on the Morley European fund. Also joining is analyst Matthew Hills who comes from HDG Mansur Investment Services, a US property group that specialises in Islamic Shariah-compliant products. All three report to Julian Taylor, lead manager of the European fund.
Internally, Robert Wood moved from being manager of Morley Norwich Property Trust to take over two central European and German real estate funds. Ben Stirling, previously head of European property was promoted to the group’s senior property management team.
In mid-May Ian Gleeson joined from the Irish National Pensions reserve fund to lead the property multi-manager funds business. He replaces Nick Mansley.