Savills Investment Management (Savills IM) has strengthened its European research team with three new appointments, bringing the team to six.
The appointments include Matthias Düsing as senior research analyst based in Munich; Hamish Smith as head of research, UK; and Matteo Vaglio Gralin as senior research analyst focusing on the Southern European markets and France.
Düsing joins from CBRE, where he worked for over four years, most recently as a senior research analyst focusing on Northern Germany and Ireland. In his new role he will focus on the German, Polish and Austrian markets and support the investment and fundraising teams with strategic market analysis. He succeeds Andreas Trumpp, who was appointed head of research, Europe, at the beginning of 2019. Düsing previously worked as a research associate at the Christian-Albrechts-University in Kiel.
Smith has 4.5 years' experience in the real estate industry and more than 12 years as an economist. He joins from Capital Economics, where he was senior property economist responsible for the European real estate markets.
Gralin joins from Cushman & Wakefield, where he was associate director, responsible for the Southern European, UK and Scandinavian markets. He has 13 years of experience in the real estate industry.