Real estate investment manager Qualitas has appointed a former Perennial Investment Partners chief executive to its board as a non-executive chair.
Lewis Bearman has been appointed as non-executive chair of Qualitas Securities, which acts as trustee of the group’s investment funds.
Qualitas group managing director, Andrew Schwartz, said Mr Bearman’s appointment will bring further industry experience to the firm.
“Lewis’ wide-ranging industry experience will further add to the governance and fund security for investors, as well as enhancing the technical knowledge and experience of the wider group.
“We are particularly pleased that an industry leader of Lewis’ calibre has joined the board at a time when we are actively expanding our investment offering to the institutional market and implementing a long-term growth strategy for the business,” he said.
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