Europa Capital, the pan-European real estate investment manager, announces that it has appointed Simon Mitchell to the newly created role of Construction Project Manager to further strengthen its development capabilities whilst enhancing best practice construction processes.
Simon will be responsible for the oversight of construction activities across Europa Capital’s pan-European value add fund series and core fund, the Europa Diversified Income Fund (“EDIF”), ensuring projects are in line with the business’ sustainable development & ESG strategy. Working closely with the team, a focus of the role will be to ensure projects are delivering on our ESG commitments, as well as embedding best practice in its construction, supplier and contract management. Simon will report to the Head of Sustainability & Development, Lynn Smith.
Simon is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with c. 10 years of project management experience in both the UK and Europe across a diverse range of sectors including residential, offices, mixed use, hotels and student accommodation. He joins from Quartz Project Services.
Rob Sim, Managing Partner at Europa Capital, commented: “Simon’s appointment not only bolsters our development capabilities but will assist in standardising our construction management processes. ESG is a crucial element of our development activities and I look forward to working closely with Simon as we continue to improve the sustainability of all our investments. We have been busy as a business, making a number of high quality appointments in recent months to enhance our leading asset management platform.”
Simon Mitchell, Construction Project Manager, at Europa Capital, added: “Europa Capital has a considerable number of exciting projects taking place across Europe, including residential developments in the UK and Denmark and an office refurbishment in Budapest. I look forward to working with the team and our stakeholders to help manage these projects, achieving sustainable outcomes and attractive returns.”