Vanessa joined M&G Real Estate in 2014, as a Senior Research Analyst, focusing on European markets. Her responsibilities include the formation of market forecasts, European fund strategies, research publications and bespoke research projects. Vanessa has ten years of experience in real estate research, working both in consultancy as well as investment management, namely at AECOM and LaSalle Investment Management. She has an MEng in European Civil Engineering at the University of Warwick and an MSc in European Property Development & Planning at University College London, as well as being Junior Vice Chair of the Society of Property Researchers (SPR) and a member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). She is bilingual in English and Italian and fluent in French.