ESR Group, a Hong Kong-listed real asset manager, has appointed Joanne McNamara as non-executive director to the company’s board of directors, effective January 1. She is currently executive vice-president, head of Europe, at Oxford Properties Group.
McNamara has extensive experience in global real estate investments and development. At Oxford Properties, she is responsible for investment, development, and asset management activities in Europe across the logistics, office, life sciences, built-to-rent residential and retail sectors. She is also a member of the Oxford Properties global executive committee and global investment committee.
McNamara also sits on the board of M7, a pan-European industrial real estate investment and investment management business. Previously, she worked at DTZ and Hammerson in corporate finance, investment, and development.
She holds a bachelor of science (honours) in mathematics, operational research and statistics from Cardiff University and a master of science in international real estate from Oxford Brookes University.