National insurance company appoints infrastructure strategist

LGIM Real Assets have announced that it has appointed Marija Simpraga as Infrastructure Strategist as it continues to successfully build its infrastructure capabilities, investing in strategic infrastructure assets which stimulate economic growth.

Marija previously worked at Bloomberg as European Utilities Equity Research Associate and Team Leader, where she focused on clean energy and the equity side of the infrastructure market.

In her new role at LGIM Real Assets, Marija will report to Rob Martin, Director of Research, and be responsible for view formation and thought leadership on infrastructure investment opportunities, as well as contributing to fund strategy and the development of new investment products.

Rob Martin, Director of Research, said: “Marija is an excellent addition to our team. This year we have made significant moves into a number of key sectors of the infrastructure market and Marija’s expertise in clean energy and equity will help support our ambitions to continue to grow and expand our offering to clients.

“Following our first investment into UK offshore wind, we have a strong appetite for future investments across a range of sectors. We are also looking to expand into the equity side of the market and Marija’s experience will prove invaluable.”