Following its recent global expansion in Europe and North America, Crestbridge have confirmed Dean Hodcroft’s appointment as Chief Executive. Dean will lead the business from 1st July when he takes responsibility for the strategic leadership of the business and the continued delivery of exceptional quality services to Crestbridge clients.

Widely respected as one of the leading names in European real estate consulting, Dean joins Crestbridge from prominent real estate investment firm, Cale Street Partners LLP. Prior to this he spent 26 years at Ernst & Young, making partner in 2001, leading their Real Estate Tax group. He then became head of EY’s Real Estate practice for EMEIA where he advised real estate funds, investors, developers, family offices and sovereign wealth funds.

Commenting on his appointment, Dean said: “This is a very exciting opportunity to become the Chief Executive of a fast-growing global brand with tremendous potential. I’m excited to be part of the journey of this fantastically agile, digitally advanced, and people orientated business, qualities I will continue to drive forward.”

Dean’s appointment follows another robust year of growth for Crestbridge, with recent new offices opening in New Jersey and Ireland.