Aref is CEO and co-founder of Orion Capital Managers.  Orion, a pan-European real estate private equity firm was established 20 years ago and has been responsible for over €10.0 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.  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.