Charles is deputy chief executive of BNP Paribas Real Estate in charge of investment management. She joined the company in July 2019 to reinforce the position of BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management as a leading player in Europe with circa €30b of AUM. Previously, she held various executive positions in the industry, namely with AXA IM Real Assets as head of development and European country teams; with EDF as managing director of corporate real estate and at Unibail-Rodamco Group, where she held various senior positions overseeing office, retail and large development projects in the Paris region. Charles has more than 30 years’ experience in the real estate industry. Between 2017 and 2020, she was a board member of ULI Europe and from 2018 to 2020, Chair of ULI France. She is a trustee of ULI.