Real estate investor and fund manager, Cromwell Property Group (Cromwell) announces the appointment of Andrew Creighton as Head of Investment Management Europe.

Based in London, Andrew will join the European Management Team and report directly to Cromwell’s Managing Director in Europe, Pertti Vanhanen. In this role, he will be responsible for all aspects of Cromwell’s investment, fund and asset execution and management activity across Europe.

Andrew joins Cromwell following ten years at abrdn where he held several senior leadership roles, latterly as Head of Investment Management Real Estate with responsibility for managing over €45 billion of AUM and the asset management, development management and transactions teams. Prior to this he held the role of Director of Property at Henderson Global Investors (Nuveen) and also previously worked at DTZ (Cushman & Wakefield).

Commenting on the appointment, Pertti Vanhanen, Cromwell’s Managing Director Europe, said: “Andrew is a highly experienced real estate professional who brings more than 25 years’ of real estate investment management experience to our European platform. His deep expertise across all major investments sectors combined with his demonstrable experience in creating balanced pan-European products across all risk profiles will make a real impact on our business as we accelerate our transition to becoming a stronger European investment manager.”

Andrew Creighton, Cromwell’s Head of Investment Management in Europe, said: “This is a great opportunity to contribute to a strong growing business and a great team with progressive plans to create a diverse range of investment strategies to align with the future needs of investors. Against an increasingly uncertain macroeconomic backdrop, investors are looking for partners who are able to align with their long-term ESG and investment return goals. This is an exciting time to be joining Cromwell and I look forward to helping them achieve their innovative goals and deliver returns for investors.”

Andrew graduated from Cambridge University in 1990, completed a second degree in Estate Management at Southbank University and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1993.