CIO – Global Indirect Real Estate Strategies, CBRE Global Investors, United Kingdom
Achal Gandhi is Chief Investment Officer – Global Indirect Real Estate Strategies for CBRE Global Investors. Based in London, he has overall responsibility for managing the day-to-day running of the global indirect real estate business as well as the investment process, formulating top down strategies and overseeing client investment plans. Mr. Gandhi is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and Global Leadership Team, and chairs the CBRE Global Investment Partners (“GIP”) Global Portfolio Oversight Committee, which approves the strategy of all CBRE GIP global funds and separate accounts. He also chairs the CBRE GIP Executive Committee and is a member of the CBRE GIP Investment Committee.
Mr. Gandhi joined CBRE GIP in 2008 and worked initially on European investments. Subsequently, he was a senior Global Portfolio Manager and more recently Head of Global Portfolio Management. In the latter role, Mr. Gandhi had oversight of CBRE GIP’s Global Separate Accounts and worked closely with CBRE GIP’s regional investment teams to ensure portfolios were positioned appropriately and accessed leading investment ideas. Previously, Mr. Gandhi was a European Real Estate Analyst within the Equity Research department at Bear Stearns International. During this time, he was responsible for analyzing and forecasting listed real estate companies and making recommendations to sales teams. Prior to this, Mr. Gandhi was a Manager at Deloitte in the Banking & Securities Department. He began his career in the real estate industry in 2004.
Mr. Gandhi earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University College of London and is a Senior Manager under the FCA’s Senior Managers & Certification Regime (SMCR) and holds the SMF3. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales (ICAEW).