Europe Leadership

Juergen Fenk
ULI Europe Chairman

Born in 1966, Juergen Fenk joined the SIGNA Group Executive Board on 1 October 2017. He was previously a member of the management board of Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen (helaba), where he was responsible for real estate, debt capital markets and financial institut ions.

In his role at SIGNA, Fenk focuses primarily on banking, capital markets and capital sourcing for the Group. He is also responsible for establishing the SIGNA Group’s new proptech, debt fund and insurance business units.

Fenk has extensive experience in the banking, capital markets, and property sectors.


Lisette van Doorn
ULI Europe CEO

As chief executive of ULI Europe, van Doorn is responsible for the development of the Institute’s activities across the region, including its renowned pan-European conferences and over 250 local meetings and events across 14 countries. She is also responsible for the ULI Charitable Trust, which raises money to advance ULI’s mission and philanthropic activities across Europe.

Van Doorn joined ULI from LIRE, her own consultancy business, which advises international institutional real estate investors and fund managers on strategy, organisational optimisation, and portfolio structuring.

Prior to this, van Doorn was country manager for CBRE Global Investors where she managed a €1.6bn portfolio of assets in Italy and fund manager of two shopping centre funds (€1.3 billion) with assets in Spain, Portugal, and Italy.

Before joining CBRE Global Investors, van Doorn was founding chief executive for INREV, the European association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles for four and a half years. She started her career at ING Investment Management, where she held account manager and assistant controller positions before being made managing director of research & strategy for ING Real Estate Investment Management Europe.

ULI Europe Executive Committee