Bernström, who has an MSc in Real Estate Economics from the Royal Institute of Technology and an Msc in Finance from Stockholm University, has 12 years’ experience in the real estate sector.
He joins Savills as a director from NEP Partners where he was principal of business origination. Prior to this he worked at Leimdörfer and Persen Skei and as an analyst for Jones Lang LaSalle and Aberdeen Property Investors.
At Savills Bernström will focus on developing the investment team's profile in Sweden. He will also be responsible for managing contact with Savills international clients as well as customers within other business areas such as property management, office agency and valuation to further integrate these business areas and offer clients a complete service.
Ulf Nilsson, CEO Savills Sweden, says: "We are very pleased to recruit Johan who will further strengthen Savills position in the market with his expertise and strong professional network. Savills Sweden is currently in a phase of expansion and during the past 12 months the team has completed transactions with a total transaction volume in excess of six billion Swedish kronor."
Bernström is based at Savills Stockholm Office at Sergels Torg 12.