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Management Team

The Board is responsible for developing and carrying out the Group’s strategy, effectively structuring and staging the organisation, and achieving and reporting on the forecasted financial results. Andrew Vaughan is Chief Executive Officer, Manolito van Ardenne is Chief Financial Officer and Ton van de Grampel is Chief Human Resources Officer. In addition to the Board, Marrit Laning, Co-Head Fund Management, Herman Jan Faber, Co-head Fund Management and Adam Starr, Head of Global Transaction Management form our Management Team.

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Andrew Vaughan

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member

Andrew Vaughan joined Redevco as the United Kingdom Managing Director in 2000. In 2004 he was appointed Managing Director for United Kingdom & Nordics, and in 2007 was nominated to the Board in the role of COO of Western Europe (except Benelux). In 2010, Andrew took responsibility for the entire European portfolio and subsequently was appointed CEO in November 2011. Andrew is a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

Prior to joining Redevco, Andrew served at Moorfield Group Plc (1997-2000), where he managed the joint venture partnership with the Blackstone Group and other US PE Groups. From 1992 to 1997, he worked for Friends Provident Life Office where he was ultimately appointed Fund Manager, assuming responsibility for the entire City and West End portfolio. In 1997 Andrew joined the Moorfield Group Plc as investment and development specialist where he managed the joint venture partnership with the Blackstone Group and was key member of the acquisition team.

In total Andrew has more than 32 years of experience in real estate. Andrew holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Urban Estate Surveying from Nottingham Trent University.

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Manolito van Ardenne

Chief Financial Officer, Board Member

Manolito van Ardenne started in the company as Business Controller after which he became Group Controller in 2011. From 2013 onwards Manolito played an important role in preparing Redevco to work with external mandates resulting in the first joint venture in 2015. In 2014, Manolito became Managing Director Fund Management and Fund Director. He joined the Board as CFO in 2019.

In his role as CFO Manolito is also responsible for for the functions Finance, IT & Information Management, Governance Risk & Compliance, Corporate Finance, Tax and Project Portfolio Management. Manolito is also a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

Before he joined Redevco Manolito was working at KPMG Business Advisory Services as Financial & Restructuring Advisor. Manolito holds a Master of Economics from the University of Groningen and an Executive Master in Finance & Control from the Business University of Nyenrode.

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Ton van de Grampel

Chief Human Resources Officer, Board Member

Ton van de Grampel joined Redevco as HR Director in 2014. In 2015 he was appointed to the Redevco Board as CHRO, responsible for HR and Corporate Communications. In 2019, Sustainability was added to his scope of responsibilities.

Prior to joining Redevco, Ton was responsible for Human Resources at C&A Brazil from 2008 to 2012 and Human Resources & Internal Communications at C&A Europe from 2012 until he joined Redevco.

Prior to these roles within COFRA group, Ton worked in various management and HR positions at ABN Amro Bank in The Netherlands and Hong Kong, Korn/Ferry International in The Netherlands and ING Group in The Netherlands and Canada.

Ton holds a Master’s degree in Dutch Civil Law from the University of Leiden in The Netherlands.

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Marrit Laning

Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, Board Member

Marrit Laning joined the Redevco Board as per January 1, 2022 as Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer. Marrit will continue to be a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate. Before joining the Board, Marrit was Co-head Client & Fund Management for three years. Prior to that she headed Redevco’s  Research & Strategy team. In this period Marrit and her team did proprietary research with respect to the attractiveness of European cities for retail real estate investments and the impact of technological innovation on consumer behaviour.

Before joining Redevco in 2011, Marrit worked for ING Real Estate Development as Manager Research, for DTZ as team leader for EMEA North and Head of Research for The Netherlands. In total Marrit has more than 19 years of experience in real estate.

Marrit holds a MSc in Human Geography from Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

Marrit is chairing the Dutch Shopping Center Council NRW and is a vice-chair for the European Research Group of the International Council of Shopping Centers.

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Herman Jan Faber

Co-Head Client & Fund Management, MT member

Herman Jan Faber joined Redevco as the Tax Director in 2007 based in Amsterdam. In 2011 he was appointed Finance Director for the United Kingdom & Nordics based in London. In 2014 he assisted in the set-up of Redevco’s Fund management department in London & it’s third party business first as a finance director, later as the head of corporate finance. In 2018 he was appointed Fund Director for 3 of the Redevco managed portfolio’s. In 2020 he became the co-head of Client & Fund management with a focus on business development & M&A. Herman Jan is also a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

 

Prior to joining Redevco, Herman Jan working in various tax functions for Houthoff Buruma and PwC.

In total Herman Jan has more than 25 years of experience in real estate. Herman Jan holds a law degree from the University of Groningen as well as a master in finance from Tias Nimbas business school.

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Adam Starr

Head of Global Transaction Management, MT Member

Adam Starr joined Redevco UK as Portfolio Manager in 2002 and became UK Investment Director in 2007. In 2011 Adam was appointed Managing Director for Redevco Central and Eastern Europe based in Vienna, before returning to the UK in 2013 as UK Managing Director. Adam was appointed Head of Global Transaction Management in February 2020. Adam is also a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

Prior to joining Redevco Adam was a Partner in the West End Business Team of Strutt & Parker (1996 – 2002). In total Adam has more than 26 years of experience in real estate. Adam holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Land Management from the University of Portsmouth.

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Thierry Cahierre

Co-Head Client & Fund Management, MT member

Thierry Cahierre joined Redevco in 2011 as Managing Director Redevco France based in Paris. In 2021 he was appointed Head of Global Asset & Development Management with a responsibility to create and maintain a consistent and high-quality standard in asset and development management, including property management, across the group, and all portfolio directors report to him. Thierry is a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

Thierry began his career as a Works Engineer for Bouygues S.A. before moving into financial planning, working on social initiatives managed by the Caisse des Dépôts. He was later appointed Programme Director at APSYS France, then crossed over to the world of big-name brands as Technical Director and subsequently Real Estate Director of the FNAC Group. 

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Herman Jan Faber

Co-Head Client & Fund Management, MT member

Herman Jan Faber joined Redevco as the Tax Director in 2007 based in Amsterdam. In 2011 he was appointed Finance Director for the United Kingdom & Nordics based in London. In 2014 he assisted in the set-up of Redevco’s Fund management department in London & it’s third party business first as a finance director, later as the head of corporate finance. In 2018 he was appointed Fund Director for 3 of the Redevco managed portfolio’s. In 2020 he became the co-head of Client & Fund management with a focus on business development & M&A. Herman Jan is also a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

 

Prior to joining Redevco, Herman Jan working in various tax functions for Houthoff Buruma and PwC.

In total Herman Jan has more than 25 years of experience in real estate. Herman Jan holds a law degree from the University of Groningen as well as a master in finance from Tias Nimbas business school.

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Robbert Zoet

Head of Capital Raising

Robbert Zoet is a Managing Director and head of Capital Raising at Redevco. Throughout his career Robbert has had broad exposure to global equity markets and private equity real estate in market leading global banking and financial services firms. Robbert lives in London with his family and is a board member at Stop MS Appeal and at the Birds Hill Oxshott Estate Company.

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Patrick Brenninkmeijer

Director of Business Development

Patrick Brenninkmeijer joined Redevco Spain and Portugal in 2006. In 2008 he was promoted to Portfolio Manager in Central and Eastern Europe, and was based out of Vienna, Austria. From 2010 through 2013, Patrick worked at Redevco’s sister company C&A in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In 2014 Patrick returned to Redevco as Portfolio Director for CEE, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Patrick joined Fund Management in 2018, as Director of the newly established residential business, and Redevco’s proptech activities. Patrick was subsequently appointed as Director of Business Development in 2020.

Prior to joining Redevco Patrick worked in Morgan Stanley’s investment banking team in NYC. In total Patrick has more than 19 years of experience in real estate. Patrick holds a BSc degree in Science and Foreign Service from Georgetown University, and a MSc in Real Estate from IE.

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Sarah Lulham

Separate Accounts Manager
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Boris de Mulder

Business Development Director

Global Transaction Management

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Adam Starr

Head of Global Transaction Management, MT Member

Adam Starr joined Redevco UK as Portfolio Manager in 2002 and became UK Investment Director in 2007. In 2011 Adam was appointed Managing Director for Redevco Central and Eastern Europe based in Vienna, before returning to the UK in 2013 as UK Managing Director. Adam was appointed Head of Global Transaction Management in February 2020. Adam is also a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

Prior to joining Redevco Adam was a Partner in the West End Business Team of Strutt & Parker (1996 – 2002). In total Adam has more than 26 years of experience in real estate. Adam holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Land Management from the University of Portsmouth.

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Israel Casanova

Managing Director Global Transaction Management (ES, NL, UK)
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Lars Heese

Managing Director Global Transaction Management (DACH, BE, FR)

Global Asset & Development Management

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Thierry Cahierre

Co-Head Client & Fund Management, MT member

Thierry Cahierre joined Redevco in 2011 as Managing Director Redevco France based in Paris. In 2021 he was appointed Head of Global Asset & Development Management with a responsibility to create and maintain a consistent and high-quality standard in asset and development management, including property management, across the group, and all portfolio directors report to him. Thierry is a member of Redevco’s Investment Committees for Retail as well as Residential real estate.

Thierry began his career as a Works Engineer for Bouygues S.A. before moving into financial planning, working on social initiatives managed by the Caisse des Dépôts. He was later appointed Programme Director at APSYS France, then crossed over to the world of big-name brands as Technical Director and subsequently Real Estate Director of the FNAC Group. 

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Filip de Bois

Portfolio Director BE

Since 2013 Filip is managing the Belgian assets as Portfolio Director together with a team of 20 professionals, specialised in Asset, Project & Development Management and Marketing. He started his career as a property manager within the Belgian distribution Group GIB, and set up the new real estate company Gibimmo together with the GIB management. Since Gibimmo was acquired by Redevco in 2013, the team has (re)developed more than 50 commercial sites in Belgium which equals approximately 400,000m², creating considerable value for the community and the portfolio’s investor clients.

Since 2016, Filip is also President of the BLSC, Belgian and Luxemburg Association for retail and shopping places. Filip holds a Master in Law agree from the Antwerp University and different post master management degrees from the Vlerick Business School Ghent-Leuven, and IMD Lausanne.

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Rowan Verwoerd

Portfolio Director DACH

Rowan Verwoerd was appointed Portfolio Director for Redevco Germany in 2018. His role was extended to oversee the entire DACH region, when Austria and Switzerland were added in 2021. Rowan has had various positions within the company, after joining in 2004 as Assistant Controller for Redevco Netherlands. This was followed by the roles of Property Manager and Senior Project Manager. Between 2011 and 2017 Rowan worked for C&A China as Real Estate Director.

 

Prior to these roles within COFRA Group, Rowan was a tax advisor at Loyens & Loeff (1999-2004). In total Rowan has over 17 years of experience in real estate. Rowan holds a Master in Economics from the University of Tilburg and a postgraduate Master in Real Estate from the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.

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Cécile Pouzadoux

Portfolio Director FR

Cécile Pouzadoux has been appointed Portfolio Director for the French market since January 2022. Cécile joined Redevco in 2017 in the French finance team and was appointed Financial Director in 2018. Cécile is in charge of redeveloping and managing a high-quality portfolio in France with key assets like Promenade Sainte Catherine in Bordeaux, Le 31 in Lille, Espace du Palais in Rouen and iconic Parisian properties.

Prior to these roles within Redevco, Cécile was financial auditor at EY (2000-2017). Cécile has over 15 years of experience in real estate from financial to operational areas. Cécile is graduated from a French Business School and is also graduated as chartered accountant and auditor in France.

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Jordi Soriano

Portfolio Director ES

Jordi Soriano joined Redevco in 2012 as Portfolio Manager based in Madrid. In 2015 he was appointed Portfolio Director for the Spanish and Portuguese markets. During the last few years he has been involved in the first Redevco Joint Venture in renowned projects as Mercado de San Miguel or Parque Corredor SC.

Jordi began his career in the retail industry (Nike, Consum) and then worked for 10 years on different roles in the shopping center industry in Spain (Metrovacesa, Gentalia). In total Jordi has more than 21 years of experience in real estate.

Jordi holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from Esade (Barcelona) and an Executive MBA from IESE (Madrid).

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Chris Fleetwood

Portfolio Director UK

Chris Fleetwood is Head of UK Asset and Development Management. His role is to lead Redevco’s transition from a retail to an ‘urban-domain’ specialist, building a strong, diversified mixed-use portfolio whilst maintaining best in class standards of asset and property management.

Prior to Redevco he has over 30 years real estate experience across occupier, agency, investment, and developer environments.

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Vincent Bacas

Portfolio Director NL

Vincent Bacas was appointed Portfolio Director for Redevco The Netherlands in 2022. In his role Vincent is intensively involved in further transforming the Dutch portfolio into a more diversified mix of assets within Redevco’s ambition: making cities better places to live, work, shop & play. With a broad and extensive background in real estate in Residential, Retail, Hospitality, Leisure, Offices and Mixed-use, he is well-positioned to help Redevco execute on its strategy to grow and diversify.

Before joining Redevco Vincent was both Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Executive Officer at a family-owned group of companies mainly active in the broad area of the built environment, where he started in 2007. In this entrepreneurial role he was responsible for strategic and commercial matters as well as innovation and business development.

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