Property manager AEW has appointed Hans Vrensen (pictured) as Head of Research and Strategy Europe.
Reporting to AEW Europe’s CEO Rob Wilkinson, he will be based in London and will lead a team spread between Paris and London.
Vrensen will sit in AEW’s European investment committee as well.
Vrensen joins from CREFC Europe where he has been an external consultant. From 2009 to 2015, he was global head of Research at DTZ.
Vrensen has also been head of European Securitisation Research at Barclays Capital and senior credit officer at Moody’s Investor Services.
AEW Europe managed €19.3bn in real estate assets as of 30 September 2016.