Board of Directors

2019 AFIRE Board of Directors


Australia

Eric C. Wurtzebach
Senior Managing Director, Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.
2019-2020

Matthew Strotton
Senior Vice President US Property Funds, QIC
2019-2020

Jaap Tonckens
Group Chief Financial Officer, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
2019


Canada 

Jane Gavan
Chief Executive Officer, Dream Global REIT
2019-2020
 
Lisa Lafave
Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate, HOOPP
2019-2020
 
Ted Willcocks
Global Head of Asset Management, Manulife 
2018-2019
 

China

Kai-yan Lee
Managing Director, Vanke
2018-2019
 

Denmark

Michael Nielsen
Chief Executive Officer, ATP Real Estate
2018-2019
 

France

Steve McCarthy
US Head, Asset Management and Transaction
AXA Real Estate Investment Managers
2018-2019
 

Germany

Christoph Donner
Chief Executive Officer, Allianz Real Estate of America LLC
2019-2020
 
Markus Zoppa
Head of the Americas, DEKA Immobilien GmbH
2018-2019
 
Sylvia Gross
Managing Director-Head of Capital Markets, HQ Capital Real Estate
2019-2020
 

Hong Kong

Goodwin Gaw
Managing Principal and Chairman, Gaw Capital Partners
2018-2019
 
Raymond Chow
Executive Director, Commercial Property, Hongkong Land
2019-2020


Israel

Chaim Katzman
Chairman of the Board, Gazit-Group USA
2018-2019

El Rosenheim
Managing Director, Profimex Ltd.
2018-2019


Japan

Jun Asaki
Senior Vice President, Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
2018-2019
 
John E. Westerfield
Chief Executive Officer, Mitsui Fudosan America, Inc.
2018-2019
 
Tomiji Hasegawa
Executive Officer, Investor
Relations Department Head, Tokyu Land Capital Management Inc.
2019-2020


Kuwait

Abdulaziz Al-Marzooq
Chief Executive Officer
KFH Capital Investment Company
2018-2019
 
Marwan Isbaih
General Manager, National Bank of Kuwait
2018-2019
 
Ali O. Alghannam
Chief Executive Officer, Oqyana Real Estate Company
2018-2019


The Netherlands

Phil McAndrews
Head of Real Estate Equity, Aegon
2019-2020
 
Steven Hason
Managing Director and Co-Head, Americas Real Estate; Head, Americas Infrastructure, APG Asset Management
2019-2020
 
Stephen Tross
Managing Director, International Investments Bouwinvest REIM
2019-2020


Norway

Karen Horstmann
Portfolio Manager, Norges Bank Investment Management
2019-2020
 

Singapore

Tracy Stroh
Senior Vice President, GIC Real Estate, Inc.
2019-2020
 
Ralf Wessel
Head of Fund Management and Business Development, Global Logistics Properties Limited
2018-2019
 
Dolf Renaud
Executive Vice President - The Americas, OUE Limited
2019-2020
 

Spain

Ignacio Diego
Chief Executive Officer, Avila Real Estate, LLC
2018-2019
 

Sweden

Helena Olin
Head of Real Estate, AP2 Second Swedish National Pension Fund
2018-2019

Catherine Pfeiffenberger
Senior Vice President, Skanska
2018-2019
 

Switzerland

Bardo Magel
Global Head of Asset Management, AFIAA AG
2019-2020
 
David C. Brainerd
Chief Investment Officer, Capital Guidance Corporation
2018-2019
 
Thomas B. Brown
Partner, LGT Capital Partners
2018-2019
 

United Arab Emirates

Thomas R. Arnold 
Head of Americas, Real Estate, ADIA
2019-2020
 
Brent Steele
Head of Americas RE​, Abu Dhabi Investment Council
2019-2020
 

United Kingdom

Ian D. Hawksworth
Chief Executive, Capital and Counties Properties PLC
2018-2019

Will Gibby
Deputy Fund Manager, Hermes Real Estate Investment Manager Ltd.
2018-2019

G. Christopher McGibbon
Senior Managing Director, Head of the Americas, TH Real Estate
2019-2020
 

Associate                                     

Dietrich Heidtmann
Managing Director-Head of International Capital Markets, GTIS Partners
2018-2019
 
Clyde Holland
Chief Executive Officer and President, Holland Partner Group
2019-2020
 
Ronald M. Dickerman
President, Madison International Realty, LLC
2018-2019
 
Michael F. Streicker
Managing Director, Sentinel Real Estate Corporation
2018-2019
 
Lanhee Yung
Managing Director, Global Capital Raising and Investor Relations, Starwood Capital Group Global, LLC
2019-2020
 


Meetings & Conferences

NYC Focus Group #2
Hosted by Norges Bank Investment Management
New York, New York
May 15, 2019

Member Focus Group
via Conference Call
May 17, 2019

Member Focus Group
via Conference Call
May 21, 2019

2019 European Conference

Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Frankfurt, Germany
June 4-5, 2019
 

2019 Data & Technology Summit

Deloitte
Chicago, Illinois 
July 9-10, 2019
 

2019 Annual Membership Meeting

Seattle Sheraton Hotel
Seattle, WA
September 10-12, 2019

 

2019 AFIRE at EXPO REAL

Munich, Germany
October 7-9, 2019

Event Registration

  • Jun
    04,
    2019

    Brief Agenda Tuesday, June 4th: 1:00pm–4:00pm Tour of Frankfurt Real Estate Propert...