Gazeley, a GLP company and leading investor and developer of logistics warehouses and distribution parks, today announces the appointment of Natali Cooper as Head of Portfolio and Asset Management.

natali cooperNatali’s primary responsibility is to oversee the portfolio and asset management by developing and implementing best in class, innovative asset management strategies that optimize returns for investors whilst providing the best possible service to our customers. Natali will sit on the Senior Team and have a pan-European remit.

Natali has 20 years of real estate experience across Europe and is fluent in five languages. Natali joins Gazeley from CBRE Global Investors where she was a Managing Director with responsibility for the investment and asset management strategies for their pan European core flagship fund invested across all asset classes. During her time at CBRE Global Investors, Natali deployed over EUR 2 billion and drove the performance of the portfolio invested across 11 countries. She joined CBRE GI from Aviva Investors where she held the position of Fund Manager for 9 years for a value-added logistics/industrial fund and a retail fund. Prior to that role, Natali was responsible for the asset management of Klepierre’s portfolio in CEE and a member of the investment team.

Nick Cook, Chief Executive, Gazeley, said: “Natali’s wealth of experience in asset management and investment will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business across Europe. Ensuring that Gazeley has the best people on its team is a priority for us and I’m excited to see the critical role Natali will play in the delivery of our plans.”