Ivo de Wit will join CB Richard Ellis Investors Global Multi Manager as a director starting July 1 in the role of Global Portfolio Manager. He will be based in London and will have responsibility for global mandates.
Previously he worked as Global Portfolio Manager for ING Real Estate Select in London, where he was responsible for managing global multi-manager non-listed real estate investment accounts for institutional clients. Before that, Ivo was part of the Global Executive Team of ING Real Estate Investment Management. He has been responsible for strategic planning, asset allocation, investment selection and performance monitoring for both listed and unlisted funds.
During his 10-year real estate investment career, he has worked in various regions around the world focusing on business and strategic direction, executing new business opportunities and allocating seed capital. In New York, Ivo was a Vice President and Head of U.S. Strategy for ING Clarion, responsible for client and fund strategies and forecasting real estate returns. Ivo has a Ph.D in Finance and a M.A. in Economics from Maastricht University.
Jeremy Plummer, Head of CBRE Investors Global Multi Manager, said: "I'm delighted to have Ivo join our team. He brings a wealth of experience in global investing and will help us to service the growing number of clients who are coming to us for a global solution."