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ULI appoints Marnix Galle as their new Chairman for Europe

Marnix Galle, executive chairman of developer, Immobel has been appointed as Chairman of the Urban Land Institute Europe. He will serve on a voluntary basis for a two-year term starting on 1 July 2020 and will also join the ULI Global Board of Directors.

The Urban Land Institute (ULI) is a non-profit education and research organization supported by its members. Its mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. Established in 1936, UCLI has now over 45,000 members worldwide - including over 4,000 member in Europe across 14 National Council country networks - representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines.

Marnix Galle's priorities for further development of ULI Europe are to focus on continuing ULI’s growth path throughout the EMEA region; to pursue ULI’s mission as global thought leaders on urban, suburban and sustainable development and emphasise the need to structurally embed inclusivity into real estate development and investment.

Five new members have also been appointed to the ULI Europe Executive Committee :
  • Sebastien Chemouny, new ULI France chair and Head of France at Allianz Real Estate, Paris
  • William Riordan, new ULI Europe Young Leaders chair and director at Value Retail, London
  • Dorota Wysokińska-Kuzdra, current ULI Poland chair and director and partner, head of corporate finance CEE, Colliers, Warsaw
  • Lars Huber, CEO European Region, Hines, London
  • Ed Siskind, founder and CEO, Cale Street Partners, London
They are joining the existing committee members:
  • Juergen Fenk, past chairman of ULI Europe and member of the executive board, SIGNA Group
  • Vanessa Hale, ULI U.K. chair and director of research, BNP Paribas Real Estate, London
  • Gero Bergmann, ULI Germany chair and member of the board of management of Berlin Hyp AG
  • Galyna Permyakova, ULI NEXT Europe chair and director, PATRIZIA AG, Amsterdam
  • Sophie van Oosterom, CEO and CIO – EMEA, CBRE Global Investors, Schiphol
  • Jon Zehner, global co-head, client capital group, LaSalle Investment Management, London
  • Christian Schede, managing partner – shareholder, Greenberg Traurig Germany LLP, Berlin;
  • Alexander Gebauer, CEO West Europe, Allianz Real Estate, Paris
  • Lisette van Doorn, CEO of ULI Europe.
Tim Harrup
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