I enjoy the challenging and often complicated process of finding
an opportunity; of adding real, physical value to a project and
seeing the end result come to fruition.
With over 20 years of commercial real estate experience
Sascha founded W RE in 2013 with a clear focus on value
added investment opportunities. Prior to establishing W.RE
Sascha was a partner at Stenham Property, a real estate PE
fund where he managed value-added strategies with a volume
in excess of £1.5bn across Germany, USA, Switzerland and the
Sascha is a regular panel member at European Real Estate
symposiums. He holds a BSc Hons in Economics from London’s
City University and has completed postgraduate courses in
Finance (London Business School) and Real Estate (NYU).
I am lucky to work in an industry with such a wide range of
interesting characters and projects. Every day is different and
you can always do something to improve.
Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate
market. Prior to joining W.RE he was head of real estate at
Chenavari Investment Managers where he had overall
responsibility for both the investment and fund management
of all property activities. Andrew also has previously held
senior roles at JP Morgan, NM Rothschild and ABN AMRO in the
debt and securitisation teams. He has invested over £10bn
during his career. Andrew has a Bsc (Hons) in Management
from Aston University.
Numbers don’t lie and finding the devil in the detail in complex
financial models on constantly evolving projects can be very
Philip is a chartered accountant who has been working in the
real estate and infrastructure industries since 2007.
Before coming to W RE, Philip worked with the real estate
audit team at BDO LLP as well as a real estate specialist
within their Corporate Finance department, before moving on
to manage major PFI infrastructure projects at Fulcrum
Infrastructure Management Ltd. Philip has a BSc in
Computation from the University of Manchester’s Institute of
Science & Technology and also speaks Mandarin.
Working in the most exciting city, with projects from Mayfair to
Hackney to Soho and Borough means there is never a boring day in
Chris has been working in real estate asset management since
2009 and has been responsible for devising and implementing
asset management strategies on a £550m portfolio of retail
and office assets throughout the UK for M&G. Prior to
joining W RE, he worked as a Senior Asset Manager at Capital
& Counties on the Covent Garden estate. Chris obtained a BSc
in Real Estate Management from Northumbria University.
The built environment is a cornerstone of our society and I am
fortunate to be able to help shape some really exciting projects
in the best city in the world.
Tom has over 6 years’ experience in the London commercial
real estate market. Prior to joining W.RE he was an
Associate in Cushman & Wakefield’s London Capital Markets
Team, advising owners, investors and developers on London
commercial real estate transactions. He has advised on over
£1bn of investment deals as well as undertaking roles in
leasing and asset management.
Tom is responsible for implementing asset management
and development initiatives across W.RE’s existing
portfolio, along with sourcing new investment opportunities.
Tom has a BSc in Real Estate from the University of Reading
and is a member of the RICS.
It is energising and rewarding being part of a dynamic and
professional team, responsible for keeping the wheels
Aoife brings over a decade of experience as an executive
assistant and office manager. Most recently, Aoife worked in
the London office of Azinor Catalyst, an oil exploration
company, where she was part of a team that discovered a new
oil source in the North Sea. Previous roles include working
for property companies and health care businesses, in both
the UK and Australia, where Aoife lived for several years.
The world is changing quickly and I enjoy working at such a
dynamic company where innovation is key and I can be involved in
really exciting projects.
Safia completed her Masters in Entrepreneurship as CASS
Business School in the summer of 2020 and also has a BA in
Ancient World from UCL. Safia has previous experience
through internships at Chenavari Investment Managers,
Brookland Partners, Cedar Capital and M&C Saatchi.