Aviva Investors strengthens Real Assets Research team

(London) – Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc, announces it has strengthened its Real Assets Research team with the appointment of Viktor Dietrich as Research Director and Rebecca Crocker as Research Analyst.

Both Viktor and Rebecca will report directly to David Hedalen, Head of Real Assets Research at Aviva Investors, as part of a seven-person team.

Viktor Dietrich joins Aviva Investors from Patrizia where he worked as an Equity Analyst within its listed infrastructure team. He has seven years of industry experience, having started his career at Timbercreek Asset Management in Zurich as part of its Global Real Estate Securities team, where he focused on UK and European real estate stocks. He returns to Aviva Investors following two years spent in the firm’s Global REIT team between 2019 and 2021. Viktor holds a MSc in Economic History from London School of Economics, a MA in Accounting and Finance and a BA in Business Administration from the University of St.Gallen.

Rebecca Crocker joins Aviva Investors from American Express, having spent the last six months as a Senior Financial Analyst focused on Investment Optimisation. Prior to this, she spent three years as a DC Investment Analyst at Hymans Robertson, and holds a First Class Honours in Civil Engineering from the University of Surrey and is a CFA Charterholder.

David Hedalen, Head of Head of Real Assets Research at Aviva Investors, said:

“We are very happy to welcome both Rebecca and Viktor to the Real Assets Research team and to Aviva Investors. Their appointments show our ability to attract talent from across the industry and our peer group, and speaks volumes for the dynamism and growth of our Real Assets division. I believe the experience Rebecca and Viktor offer from across asset classes, geographies and investor groups will be invaluable as we continue to support the innovative investment strategies and products across the full breadth of the business.”

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