European Management Team
Managing Director, Europe
Skills and Experience
As Managing Director, Pertti Vanhanen has operational responsibility for running the European business.
Pertti joined Cromwell in 2021 and is a seasoned leader in the real estate industry with over 30 years’ experience. He has held a number of senior roles at a number of leading European management organisations throughout his career, most recently as Global Co-head of Real Estate at Aberdeen Standard Investments.
While at Aberdeen Standard Investments and Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM), Pertti led or was closely involved in several major corporate and real estate transactions, including the merger of AAM and SLI’s real estate divisions, establishing the group’s Asian real estate organisation and the launch of several successful funds and trusts including pan European residential funds, Nordic funds and the first ever open-ended property fund in Finland.