Katherine Friend,

Head of Asset Management Retail Warehousing

Katherine Friend

With over 13 years’ real estate experience, Katherine is the Head of Asset Management on behalf of the UK Retail Warehouse Fund. She also oversees asset management initiatives on the UK Outlet Mall Partnership. As a result, she is responsible for over $1.5bn of prime dominant retail assets.


Since joining the company in 2006, Katherine has been involved with several acquisitions and disposals as well as overseeing key anchor lettings, developments and refurbishments. Successfully completed projects which have driven outperformance include the conversion of  a Grade II listed mill building in Kidderminster to accommodate Debenhams and Premier Inn, and anchor lettings to M&S and H&M at Manchester Fort.


Katherine’s property experience started at Savills in 2001 as a graduate Surveyor in the Commercial Department, where she gained experience in valuation and management work. She then joined Aviva as a Property Surveyor in 2002 before re-joining Savills in 2005 as Associate in the Retail Asset Management team.


Katherine is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS), holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and has a BSc (Hons) in Land Management from the University of Reading.

Contact Katherine Friend

+442037278146 +447714415428

201 Bishopsgate
United Kingdom
+442037278146 +447714415428