Aviva Investors asset manager joins Verdion team


Verdion has appointed Simon Walter as Director of Asset Management, further strengthening the company’s pan-European team

Simon joins from Aviva Investors where he was a director in the asset management team for nine years. During this time, he was responsible for direct property asset management across a large UK and European portfolio.

In his new role Simon will be based in Verdion’s London office, working across the UK and Europe, heading up  asset management activities across the group.

Michael Hughes, CEO of Verdion, comments: “Simon brings with him many years of senior experience in asset management with Aviva. This is a key appointment for Verdion, reflecting the continued success of the team as we build our €1 billion portfolio of logistics properties and development sites across the UK and the rest of Europe.”

Simon Walter added: “I’m excited to be joining such an entrepreneurial company that has expanded rapidly since its inception just five years ago and I relish the opportunity to be part of the continuation of its ambitious growth plans.”