Maria Averkina was named asset and development manager for Railpen, the investment manager for U.K. railway pension funds said in a release Tuesday.
Formerly known as RPMI Railpen, London-based Railpen manages £37 billion ($45.1 billion).
Ms. Averkina will manage bespoke development strategies across Railpen's portfolio, following its strategy of creating clusters of assets with rental growth potential and strong sustainability credentials, the statement said. The Railpen property portfolio includes London-based and regional developments and industrial sites around the U.K.
Before joining Railpen, Ms. Averkina worked on development at U.K. property development company British Land.
A Railpen spokeswoman did not have further details on the position.