BrickVest appoints Denis Francois as a Non-Executive DirectorNews , Press release | December 10, 2018
BrickVest announces appointment of Denis Francois as Non-Executive Director
London 11 December 2018 – BrickVest, the London-based real estate online investment platform, today announces the appointment of Denis Francois as a Non-Executive Director.
With over 40 years of property specific valuation and advisory experience, Mr Francois has advised a wide range of French and foreign investors, banks, public bodies and corporate end users on real estate issues. He has also played an active part in developing valuation and financial reporting standards in Europe.
Mr François' former client experience includes working with Bourdais, which merged in 2003 with CB Richard Ellis to become CBRE. He has been CEO of Valuation Advisory activities at Bourdais/CBRE France for over 20 years and chaired several French and European professional bodies, including Institut Français de l'Expertise immobilière and Tegova. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
In his new role, Denis Francois will lead the Valuation Committee of BrickVest Investment Management – the AIFM arm of the company. He will also support BrickVest in its involvement at INREV (European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles) and AREF (Association of Real Estate Fund).
Emmanuel Lumineau, co-founder and CEO of BrickVest commented:"We are extremely proud to be welcoming an industry veteran such as Denis to the BrickVest team. His years of industry experience will be instrumental in helping us to achieve our ambitious plans for long term, sustainable growth."
Denis Francois, non-executive director and head of BrickVest's valuation committee, added:"BrickVest is a dynamic and innovative company that I have admired since its inception and I am excited to be joining the business at this crucial point in its growth journey. In what has been a relatively short space of time, I have been impressed by BrickVest's ability to firmly establish itself as a genuine disruptor in the real estate sector and I look forward to working closely with the team to help the business deliver its top line business objectives."