Director since October 2018
Mr John Carrafiell co-founded GreenOak Real Estate in 2010, a global private equity and debt real estate investment management and advisory firm with $11 billion in assets under management. Prior to that, Mr Carrafiell worked at Morgan Stanley from 1987 to 2009, holding various senior positions including Managing Director & Head of Real Estate Europe, a member of the European Investment Banking Division Operating Committee, Global Co-Head of Real Estate and a member of the Global Investment Banking Division’s Operating Committee.
In 2015, Mr Carrafiell joined the Supervisory Board and became a member of the Audit Committee of Klepierre, Europe’s second largest REIT. In 2017, he was appointed Chairman of the Audit Committee of Klepierre.
Mr Carrafiell’s previous Board experience includes serving as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Canary Warf Group Plc; a director of the Supervisory Board and member the Audit Committee of Corio N.V. (previously listed on the Amsterdam and Euronext Paris Stock Exchanges); a director of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Immobilien Chancen AG & Co. (SDAX – Frankfurt Stock Exchange); a director of Grupo Lar; a director of the Executive Board of the European Public Real Estate Association; and a Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and member of its Finance and Endowment Committee.
Mr Carrafiell is a Sterling Fellow of, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree (BA) from, Yale University, where he serves as Chairman of the Yale School of Architecture Dean’s Council.