Walker in at GE Real Estate

GE Real Estate UK has expanded its business development team with the appointment of Ben Walker as director of business development. His responsibilities will include sourcing and delivering on a wide range of major property transactions on GE’s own account and in joint ventures.

He joins GE from Close Brothers Investment where he was a director responsible for its commercial property team which managed assets of £500 million as well as the origination and structuring of UK open and closed ended property funds and joint ventures. Prior to working with Close Brothers, Walker spent 13 years working with King Sturge, his last position as a partner in the investment department.