Women in Funds: Conversation with Lorna Brown, CEO at Birchwood Real Estate Capital
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In the next episode of ‘Women in Funds’, funds & asset management partner Emma Danforth (London) has an insightful discussion with Lorna Brown, CEO at the newly established Birchwood Real Estate Capital, around diversity, equity & inclusion topics, the value of mentorship and sponsorship in her career and how to thrive in a male-dominated industry.
About the speaker
Lorna Brown is the Chief Executive Officer at Birchwood Real Estate Capital, an alternative lender focussed on providing senior, whole loan and mezzanine financing in the UK and Europe.
Lorna has over 22 years’ experience across real estate equity and debt. She established Birchwood Real Estate following her role as Head of Capital Markets at Delancey, where she was responsible for raising and deploying their inaugural debt fund as well as sourcing, closing and managing equity transactions and arranging debt for their equity investments.
Prior to this, Lorna held a range of roles including Global Head of Real Estate Debt at Legal & General Investment Management, Managing Director at Blackstone Real Estate and Managing Director at RBS.