Robert Gilchrist is a member of the Patrizia Board (Extended Board member), with the role of Chief Strategy Officer - Funds. He was formerly a Founder Partner and CEO of Rockspring, and played a leading role in growing the business into one of the UK’s leading Europe-wide property investment managers. Mr. Gilchrist commenced his real estate career in 1983, following his studies at Cambridge University. He has been involved in PanEuropean real estate investing on behalf of an international client base for some 30 years, with particular focus on fund strategies and product development. One example is TransEuropean I, which was established as one of the very first PanEuropean value add closed end funds in 1990 – Robert has retained an involvement with each subsequent follow-on vehicle, the latest being TransEuropean VII. In his new role, Mr. Gilchrist will continue to work on growing PATRIZIA’s existing and new Fund products.