Chief Investment Officer
Claudiu has spent his entire career originating, executing, and managing mid-market value add and opportunistic investment opportunities across all asset classes and major European markets, with a focus on real estate and real estate backed operating businesses.
Before joining Hilltop, Claudiu was a Director at Nomura where he spent 4 years, spearheading the value add and opportunistic lending business within Real Estate and Securitised Products, Investment Banking with a focus on developing the single asset lending part of the business across Europe.
Prior to Nomura, Claudiu was a Vice President at Macquarie where he spent 8 years as part of the Corporate & Asset Finance team (CAF) originating and executing real estate and corporate investment opportunities across the capital structure.
Claudiu has a First Class BSc in Investment & Financial Risk Management from Bayes (formerly Cass) Business School London.