Willem de Geus
Co-Founder and Partner, Proprium Capital Partners
Willem de Geus is a Co-Founder and Partner of Proprium Capital Partners, LLC. Previously, Willem worked at Morgan Stanley for 16 years in various roles latterly as Managing Director and Global and Asian Portfolio Manager of Morgan Stanley’s Real Estate Special Situations Funds, based out of Singapore. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he worked in the international real estate department of the Dutch Metalworkers Pension fund (MN Services) from August 1993.
He graduated from the Radboud University of Nijmegen in 1991 with a Drs. in City Planning with a specialization in Real Estate. He also received a MSc. in Real Estate and Finance from Pennsylvania State University in 1993. He became a Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) in 1999.
Willem is currently Deputy Chairman of the Management Board & Chairman of the Executive Boards of ANREV. He was a founding and Executive Board Member of INREV (the European Association for Investors in Non Listed Real Estate Vehicles). He was awarded an honorary membership to INREV in December 2010 for this work. He was also a founding member of European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) and Co-Chairman of the Index Committee.
Senior Advisor, Anthos
Dr Robert T. Lie is Senior Advisor Global Real Estate of Anthos Fund and Asset Management.
From 2015 till 2018 Robert was co-founder and CEO of City Square REI. City Square REI has built up a significant prime office and retail portfolio in the Jing‘an district of Shanghai.
From 2012 to 2015 he was Managing Director at CITIC Capital Real Estate Group. Before that he was Managing Director of Redevco Asia and member of the Redevco Board.
From 1996 to 2008 Robert Lie held various positions at ING Real Estate Investment Management in The Hague, Singapore and Hong Kong and in his last position was CEO of ING REIM Asia from 2004 to 2008.
Robert Lie previously worked as a lecturer at the faculty of Economics of the University of Amsterdam and at the City University Business School in London (now known as CASS Business School).
Robert Lie holds a BA and MA in Economic Geography and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Amsterdam. He is on the Advisory Board of Patrizia Multi Manager and a member of several professional organizations. He is a founder and member of the management and executive board of ANREV.