Ingrid brings more than a decade of major multinational corporate real estate and facilities management expertise to her strategic and operational leadership of SIREAS.
She works directly with the real estate and executive leadership of SIREAS’ corporate clients in designing strategic plans and service delivery models to cost-effectively meet their business goals. She oversees and provides ongoing project guidance to SIREAS client engagement teams and develops the third-party supplier and outsourcing relationships vital to helping manage clients’ portfolios and facilities.
She also provides clients expert guidance on facilities management and workplace transformation, the real estate implications of M&A transactions, contract negotiations and lease administration, construction, and vendor management.
As a global real estate strategist and portfolio platform builder, Ingrid brings clients deep expertise in emerging markets, from new region entry to navigating complex matrices of international law and real estate practices.
Before cofounding SIREAS, Ingrid served as Global Head of Real Estate for health products leader Covidien, There, she partnered with the executive leadership team on value-building real estate strategy, designed and led the real estate organization, developed the portfolio (transactions, lease administration and project management services) and facilities management platform, and oversaw 16 million square feet of leased and owned commercial, office, R&D, surgical training and manufacturing facilities globally.
She generated more than $75 million in real estate savings for Covidien through strategic consolidations, market intelligence, workplace transformation, and strategic sourcing. In addition, she played a lead role in Covidien’s entry into more than 20 new markets and managed the real estate component of all M&A activity, including 30-plus acquisitions and the divestiture of Covidien’s pharmaceutical business. She developed real estate partnership networks to execute transactions in more than 140 markets worldwide.
Previously, she integrated international real estate strategy with business unit planning internationally for Fortune 100 multinational United Technologies Corporation, whose portfolio encompassed 100 million square feet across more than 5,000 locations.