Grosvenor Europe appoints first external Non-Executive Director

Grosvenor Europe, one of the four operating companies of the privately-owned international property group, Grosvenor Group Limited, has appointed Jonathan Lane as Non-Executive Director (NED). The appointment is effective immediately.

Jonathan is Chairman of the EMEA real estate investment banking arm of Morgan Stanley, a Senior Advisor to the investment bank and has been with the firm since 1999. Prior to this, he worked with SG Warburg & Co Ltd and British Petroleum.

He has held various industry roles throughout his career, including on the UK Government Property Advisory Panel and the Bank of England Commercial Property Forum. Jonathan is currently a NED of Secure Income REIT plc, the Grosvenor Liverpool Fund, on the Advisory Board of Resolution Property Advisors LLP and a former NED of Compagnie la Lucette in Paris and Songbird Estates, the parent company of Canary Wharf Group.

Mark Preston, Chairman, Grosvenor Europe, said:
“We are delighted Jonathan will be joining the Grosvenor Europe Board.  Jonathan’s experience complements that of our existing directors and given his strong knowledge of the European market place, we hope he will contribute to the strategic guidance of the business as we embark on the next chapter of our development.”

The Grosvenor Europe Board as of 1 July 2016:

Non-Executive Directors: Mark Preston (Chairman), Nick Scarles, Jonathan Lane.

Executive Directors: James Raynor, Robert Davis, Giles Wintle, Matthew Norris.


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Rebecca Dwyer, Press Office
020 7312 6101

Notes to Editors

Grosvenor Europe

Grosvenor Europe invests, develops, operates and manages real estate assets and funds, with a focus on six European cities: Paris, Lyon, Stockholm, Madrid, Milan and Liverpool.

Building on our recognised skills and the wider Grosvenor Group’s 300 years of experience in real estate, we adopt a long-term, value-add approach to investment, development and management.

We work closely with like-minded partners and aim to create value for our partners, shareholders and the local communities in which we work by creating compelling investment strategies that are expertly implemented by our local teams.

Previously known as Grosvenor Fund Management, as at 31 December 2015 we managed £3.5bn / €4bn of assets, including a portfolio of historical buildings in the heart of Lyon’s city centre in France, Liverpool ONE in the UK and Sk√§rholmen Centrum shopping centre in Stockholm.

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