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Our team reflects Victory’s core value, an absolute dedication to investing in and transforming real estate for our stakeholders.

We seek the highest caliber individuals who are totally focused on attaining the highest quality results. Victory’s professionals are principled, independent, relentless, and hard-working.

Our team

Erik Moresco
Founder / Managing Partner
Erik is the Founder and Managing Partner of Victory.

Prior to joining Victory, he was a Managing Director at Blackstone where he was responsible on behalf of the firm’s real estate private equity funds for investment execution, business development and transaction sourcing activities across nine European countries until his departure in 2009. Before this, Erik spent nearly six years with Morgan Stanley's investment banking division in their New York, London, and Paris offices, working on mergers and acquisitions, LBOs, restructurings, debt and equity issuance as well as real estate private equity investment.

Erik received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University and has native-level fluency in English, French, and Spanish. He has lived and worked throughout North America, Latin America, Europe and Africa.
Biography
Simon Norris
Partner
Simon is a Partner at Victory.

He has nearly 20 years of diverse investment experience, with extensive knowledge in all aspects of real estate investing as well as private equity, venture capital and structured finance. Prior to joining Victory, he was a Director at Future Capital Partners where he was responsible for the development and execution of investment products for private and institutional investors. Before this, Simon started his career as a strategy consultant before working on strategy and investment at the BBC and The Carbon Trust.

He has a First Class (Hons) degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge (St Catharine's College). He has worked in multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe and the United States, and has also lived and traveled extensively throughout the world.
Biography
Kylie Holmes
Head of Finance
Kylie runs the finance team at Victory and is involved in all aspects of structuring, tax and finance related to Victory’s investments.

Prior to joining Victory, she was a Divisional Director at M7 Real Estate where she was responsible for overseeing the fund accounting function for multiple central and pan-European private equity real estate funds and several joint ventures with various established institutional partners, as well as being involved in the launch of multiple real estate funds investing across all of Europe. Before this, Kylie worked at both Westfield and Goodman in New Zealand.

Kylie has a Bachelor of Business degree and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, and she is a qualified Chartered Accountant (Australia and New Zealand). She worked in New Zealand before moving to the UK.
Biography
Sunay Shah
Associate
Sunay is an Associate in the investment team.

He has been with the firm since graduating from university and has been heavily involved in multiple aspects of real estate investing including acquisitions, asset management, finance and divestments.

He has a First Class (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge (Girton College). He has worked in multiple jurisdictions throughout Europe and has also traveled widely throughout the world.
Biography
Ben Cooper
Executive Director
Ben is an Executive Director in the investment team.

Previously, he was a Vice President at CarVal Investors, where he worked on opportunistic, direct real estate investment strategies in France and the UK, spending two years based in CarVal’s Paris office. Prior to this, Ben worked at Knight Frank in its London City Capital Markets team.

Ben has an Honors degree in Theology from the University of Durham (St. Chad’s College), a Master of Science in Real Estate from the Henley Business School of the University of Reading and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has lived and worked in the UK and France and speaks English and French.
Biography
Charlotte van den Brink
Asset Manager
Charlotte is an Asset Manager in the investment team.

Prior to joining Victory, she started her career in 2009 at CBRE in Amsterdam, where she worked as a finance and commercial manager focusing on property and asset management.

Charlotte has a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Real Estate from the Hanzehogeschool in the Netherlands. She is based in the Netherlands, has worked in multiple countries in Europe, and speaks Dutch and English.
Biography
Blair Carlyle
Executive Director
Blair is an Executive Director in the investment team.

Previously, he worked as a lawyer in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s London office, where he specialized in the financing of European real estate transactions and loan portfolio acquisitions, advising Victory on a number of matters during that time. Prior to this, he worked as a finance lawyer at Clayton Utz and Minter Ellison, two of Australia’s leading law firms.

Blair has a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from Griffith University in Australia, and is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. He is originally from New Zealand and has worked throughout Europe and Australia.
Biography
Samina Haydar
Accounts Assistant
Samina is the Accounts Assistant in the finance team.

Prior to joining Victory, she held numerous roles as an accountant including at JLL.

Samina has a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Accounting and Finance, and is working towards ACCA certification. She speaks English and Bengali.
Biography
Yasmine El Khattabi
Executive Assistant
Yasmine is the Executive Assistant to the Partners.

Prior to joining Victory, Yasmine worked within the Aviation group of Babcock International, where she was both Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive and a Projects and Communications Coordinator. Before this she worked for six years in the luxury hotel sector.

Yasmine holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Languages, and is a skilled linguist with fluency in five languages (English, French, Greek, Arabic and Spanish). She has lived and worked in the UK, France and Greece.
Biography
Matthieu Vappiani
Finance Director
Matthieu is the Finance Director of Victory’s Luxembourg operations and part of the finance team.

He has extensive experience in accounting, tax and operations matters concerning Luxembourg-based structures, particularly in the hospitality and real estate sector. He is a former Financial Controller at a hotel company that co-invests with institutional investors throughout Europe, and prior to this he worked at a leading trust company in Luxembourg.

Matthieu has a Diploma of Accounting and Financial Studies as well as further qualifications in tax and VAT law. He is fluent in French and English.
Biography
Ashish Pindoria
Fund Accountant
Ashish is a Fund Accountant in the finance team.

Prior to joining Victory, he spent five years at IQEQ where he worked as a fund accountant on numerous real estate closed and open-ended funds across multiple jurisdictions.

Ashish has a master’s (Hons) in Structural Engineering and a bachelor’s (Hons) in Architecture from the University of Sheffield, as well as being a fully qualified ACCA chartered accountant.
Biography
Daniela Mulé
Operations Manager
Daniela is the Operations Manager for Victory.

Prior to joining Victory, Daniela worked in the Media and Advertising space driving forward growth and ensuring operational effectiveness at a boutique headhunting firm. Before this, Daniela worked extensively in the Oil and Gas sector, where she helped launched two companies and developed company-wide policies and procedures to ensure efficiencies whilst working with colleagues across Europe.

Daniela holds a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Modern Languages & European Studies from the University of Bath. She is fluent in French & Italian after having lived and studied in both countries.
Biography
Philip Ho
Fund Accountant
Philip is a Fund Accountant in the finance team.

Prior to joining Victory, Philip worked at Langham Hall where he was responsible for managing a team of four to oversee the accounting and administration of a portfolio of open and closed-ended funds throughout their life cycles.

Philip holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics and is a fully qualified ACCA chartered certified accountant, as well as currently studying for his CFA level II. He speaks both English and Cantonese.
Biography
Oli Williams
Asset Manager
Oli is an Asset Manager in the investment team.

Previously, he was an Asset Manager at Derwent London where he was responsible for the asset management of a 1.8 million square foot property portfolio across central London. Prior to this he spent three years at CBRE as a senior surveyor in the development funding team where he was primarily engaged in development consultancy and brokering forward funding and joint ventures for mixed use developments.

He has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Biography
Luc Carpinelli
Analyst
Luc is an Analyst in the investment team.

Prior to joining Victory, Luc was an Analyst at RF Capital. His experience to-date has covered multiple aspects of real estate including sales, financing, asset management and development.

Luc has a master’s in Real Estate Finance from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Polytechnical School of Lausanne (EPFL). Originally from Monaco, he has worked in Europe, the United States and Asia, and is fluent in French and English.
Biography
Oscar Melbourne
Analyst
Oscar is an Analyst in the investment team.

He joined straight from the University of Cambridge, from which he has a First Class (Hons) degree in Linguistics (Jesus College). He is fluent in English and proficient in Spanish, and has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and Australia.
Biography
Lucy Merriman
Operations Assistant
Lucy is an Operations Assistant and PA for the investment team.

Prior to joining Victory, Lucy worked for luxury travel company Powder Byrne as the HR & Operations Assistant, travelling back and forth between London and the Alps. Lucy’s other previous experience lies in luxury hospitality and being heavily involved in the Cambridge University Officer Training Corps.

Lucy has a First Class (Hons) degree in Business Management from Anglia Ruskin University. She has lived and worked across the UK and Europe, and traveled widely across the world.
Biography

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