Aref Lahham is Founder and Managing Director of Orion. He is located primarily in Orion's London office and acts as Orion's Chief Executive Officer, setting the strategy and leading the Orion Fund's acquisition team. Mr. Lahham has been responsible for over €5.0 billion of property acquisitions throughout Europe.
Mr. Lahham has over 30 years of real estate investment and development experience in the United States and in Europe. He has served on the board of French public quoted company Société Foncière Lyonnaise as well as on the investment committee of a Bulgari sponsored private equity fund called Opera.
Mr. Lahham has a BSc in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, a Masters of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from INSEAD.