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.

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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

Marnix Galle

Chair
IMMOBEL SA/NV
RPM Bruxelles / RPR Brussel
Belgium

Juergen Fenk

Immediate Past Chairman
SIGNA Holding GmbH
Berlin
BE
Germany

Gero Bergmann

Member
Mitglied des Vorstands
Berlin Hyp AG
Berlin
BY
Germany

Sebastien Chemouny

Member
Head of France
Allianz Real Estate GmbH
Paris La Defense cedex
France

Alexander Gebauer

Member
CEO West Europe
Allianz Real Estate GmbH
Paris La Defense cedex
France

Vanessa Hale

Member
BNP Paribas Real Estate Advisory UK
London
United Kingdom

Lars Huber

Member
Hines Europe Ltd
London
United Kingdom

Galyna Permyakova

Member
Director
PATRIZIA AG
Amsterdam
Netherlands

William Riordan

Member
Business Planning Director
Value Retail Management Limited
London
United Kingdom

Dr. Christian Schede

Member
Managing Partner - Shareholder
Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP
Berlin
Germany

Edward Siskind

Member
Cale Street Partners
London
United Kingdom

Owen D. Thomas

Ex Officio
Chief Executive Officer
Boston Properties
New York
NY
United States

Sophie van Oosterom

Member
CEO and CIO - EMEA
CBRE Global Investors Europe BV
Schiphol
Netherlands

W. Edward Walter

Ex Officio
Global Chief Executive Officer
Urban Land Institute
Washington
DC
United States

Dorota Wysokinska-kuzdra

Member
Colliers

Jon H. Zehner

Member
LaSalle Investment Management
London
United Kingdom