Torsten joined Downing in January 2019 as Investment Director. He is responsible for deal origination and execution, with a particular focus on healthcare and education investment opportunities. Before joining Downing, Torsten was co-founder and Commercial Director of a specialist education business in the UK. Previous experience also includes Principal at BC Partners, Director of Corporate Development at the Priory Group and Associate in the real estate principal investment area of Goldman Sachs International. Torsten holds a BA in economics from Brown University.