Speaker Biographies

Matthias Kopp heads WWF’s work on the finance sector and business responses to the challenge of decarbonising our economies. Matthias joined WWF in 2005 from PwC Management Consulting Services, where he worked with companies in the European energy markets on risk management, energy trading,...

Dan heads up the Building Performance Institute Europe's data management, renovation and financing portfolios, building on a broad experience base across the sustainable energy space spanning 27 years, including 15 in senior positions.   In various advisory roles, he has influenced the...

Philippa Shire manages Operations at the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), the leading organization for benchmarking sustainability of real estate investments at portfolio level. Each year, in cooperation with a large group of institutional investors, GRESB undertakes an annual...

Wolfgang Rips currently holds the position of Head of Strategic RE Portfolio Management and Location Strategy, Corporate Real Estate Management for Deutsche Bahn AG. Mr Rips has extensive experience including: Deutsche Bahn AG -         RE portfolio strategy...

Function and Responsibilities Jens Böhnlein is Head of Project Management Germany. After positions in other renowned real estate consultancy firms, he has managed the Project Management team since 2012. Professional Experience With a degree in engineering Jens Böhnlein has an extensive background...

Partner in the Munich office of Clifford Chance since 1994. Certified specialist in administrative law. Member of the legal committee of the German Sustainable Buildings Council. Co-editor of several manuals and co-author of many articles in the field of German Environmental Law. Publisher of the...

After her bank apprenticeship and her academic studies of economics, Susan Dreyer was for over eight years responsible for German and European equity funds with an investment volume of 2 billion EUR in public management funds of the German bank DWS. As Co-head of the working group DVFA "...

Dr. Andri Eglitis is heading the researching sector at IPD Investment Property Databank GmbH for the DACH region.  He is responsible for client specific analysis and surveys based on IPD's national and international real estate data.  The gaining importance of sustainability issues...

Markus joined CBRE in June 2011 with more than 10 years of experience in project management, project development and CREM consulting on an international level.  As a project manager his role is to deliver projects on a medium scale as well as providing real estate advice to global corporations...

Since 2008 Ulrich has been responsible for the portfolio management of the open ended real estate funds "grundbesitz europa" and "grundbesitz global“. With over twenty one years of professional experience in Real Estate, he began working for RREEF Real Estate in 2002, where he was...

Dr Albrecht Reihlen has held the position of Managing Director at Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH since 2007. Deka is one of Europe's top five real estate asset management companies with total assets of round about EUR 26 bn.  Deka's open ended real estate funds are worldwide invested with a...

Robert heads PE‘s Corporate Sustainability Business Unit and has 16 years of expertise in sustainability management. His areas of expertise include enterprise sustainability, product sustainability, sustainable real estate and sustainability strategy. He has worked with more than 100 sustainability...

  Qualified in property and housing management, graduate economist, real estate economist (ebs), Chartered Surveyor (RICS)   Competence : Property analysis, valuation, concept development, asset strategies, sustainable development strategies, marketing   For 10 years...

Christiane is a Senior Associate in the German Real Estate group of DLA Piper and is based in the Cologne office since 2008.   Christiane advises national and international corporates, investors and banks on real estate law, transactions, on project development and commercial lease agreements...

Birgit is the Managing Director of ES EnviroSustain GmbH.  Her main fields of activity are Green Building certification with focus on BREEAM and LEED®, energy efficiency of non-domestic buildings and technical and environmental due diligence.

Ingemar Hunold is project manager for sustainable real estate in the project management department of Union Investment. The department is responsible for ongoing projects (developments, refurbishments, etc.). Besides the construction projects the department is responsible for the technical and...

David Lorenz is the principal and founder of Lorenz Property Advisors – Chartered Surveyors, a property valuation and strategic sustainability consulting firm. David has about fifteen years of experience in valuation, asset management and property development. He holds a Diploma in Real Estate...

Prof. Dr. Bienert finished his studies as Certified Real Estate Manager (Diploma by VWA) at Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg in 1998 and as Dipl.-Kfm. in Business Administration at the University of Lueneburg in 2001 and wrote his Phd-thesis about the “Impact of the new equity capital...