Berlin-based Catella Residential Investment Management (CRIM) has appointed Alexandra Chevalier as acquisition manager of the Catella Elithis Energy-Positive Fund. The recently launched residential impact fund plans to invest €500 million in Elithis energy-positive residential buildings.
Chevalier has 20 years’ real estate experience having started as a financial auditor at Ernst & Young. She joins CRIM from GLL Real Estate Partners where she was head of transactions with responsibility for France, Belgium and Italy. Prior to that, she held international investment positions at Colliers and CBRE Capital Markets. More recently, she completed a master’s degree in sustainable development and CSR global management at Mines ParisTech and wrote a professional thesis on real estate impact investing at Citizen Capital, a pioneer of impact investment in Europe.