Laurent joined Ivanhoé Cambridge in 2018 and is Head of Investments for Asia Pacific. In this role, he is responsible for the delivery and implementation of strategies and objectives set out in the Company’s annual business plans.
Laurent is a real estate professional with over 20 years of experience in development and investment, covering all major asset classes across the APAC region and beyond. Prior to joining Ivanhoe, he was General Manager of Acquisitions and Deputy GM of the International Real Estate Center at Dalian Wanda Group in Beijing, where he was responsible for setting up a team and overseeing international real estate activities for the company. Previously, he worked at CBRE in Beijing, where he held various positions before heading up Investment Properties for North China.
Laurent grew up in France and studied in the US and UK, starting his career in London before moving to Beijing in 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master’s degree in Regional and Urban Planning from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is fluent in English, French and Mandarin.
Ivanhoé Cambridge develops and invests in high-quality real estate properties, projects and companies that are shaping the urban fabric in dynamic cities around the world. It does so responsibly, with a view to generate long-term performance. Ivanhoé Cambridge is committed to creating living spaces that foster the well-being of people and communities, while reducing its environmental footprint.
Ivanhoé Cambridge invests internationally alongside strategic partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, the Company holds interests in more than 1,200 buildings, primarily in the industrial and logistics, office, residential and retail sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held C$69 billion in real estate assets as of December 31, 2021 and is a real estate subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com), a global investment group.
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