Europa, a pioneer in pan-European real estate investment, announces the appointment of Gemma Skeath as Managing Director, Head of Legal and Compliance.
Based in London, Gemma is a key senior hire and will be responsible for heading up the legal and compliance functions at Europa, as well as providing legal counsel and support for all business products and strategies.
Gemma brings over a decade of legal experience and joins from Goldman Sachs International where she spent nearly seven years, most latterly as Executive Director and Senior Counsel. During this time, Gemma was the lead lawyer for the EMEA real estate private equity investing team. Prior to that, Gemma worked at DLA Piper, a global law firm.
Rob Sim, Managing Partner at Europa, commented: “Gemma is another high-calibre addition to the team at Europa. She brings a wealth of legal experience in real estate across multiple sectors and jurisdictions in Europe, which will support our focus on protecting clients’ and their beneficiaries’ best interests, through robust Governance.”
Gemma Skeath, Managing Director, Head of Legal & Compliance at Europa, added: “I am looking forward to taking on this new role at Europa and supporting the business’ investment approach of seeking mispriced risk. In my role, I will work closely with all the teams across the business to provide guidance and deliver the best possible outcomes for Europa’s clients.”