Catherine is a portfolio manager on the Private Market Strategies team. She is based in London and is a member of the real estate investment committee as well as the team's region head for Europe. She joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2008 and has 17 years of industry experience. Before joining the Firm, Catherine worked as an associate in Morgan Stanley's Real Estate Private Capital Markets Group, focusing on private real estate fund formation throughout Europe. Prior to joining the firm, Catherine was an associate with Citigroup Property Investors in New York, where she evaluated global real estate fund investments for the firm's real estate multi-manager platform and the Citigroup Pension Plan. She began her career as an analyst in the Real Estate Finance and Global Principal Investment groups at Merrill Lynch in New York. Catherine received a B.A. cum laude in economics and art history from Wellesley College and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.