RICS has appointed Jörn Stobbe FRICS as new Chair of the RICS Europe World Regional Board. Jörn took up his role at the Board meeting on October 24, 2013 for a three-year period.
Jörn Stobbe is a member of the management board of Rreef Management, Frankfurt am Main, one of the world’s largest real estate investment businesses. In September 2013, he was appointed Managing Director for Asset Management and Transactions for the German-speaking area in the Executive Committee of the German Asset & Wealth Management for real-estate fund business.
His experience includes 10 years as Partner in the law firm Clifford Chance, along with a number of senior positions as Chairman of RICS in Germany and member of the Board of the ICG Initiative Corporate Governance of the German real estate industry.
Jörn replaces Robert Mayhew FRICS, global Vice-President of RICS and Executive Director within Colliers International’s business in Russia, responsible for the Valuation and Consulting teams across the entire country. RICS Europe thanks Robert for his outstanding service and huge commitment during the past 12 months as Interim Chair RICS Europe.
The full RICS Europe Board is:
• Jörn Stobbe FRICS (Rreef Management, Frankfurt) – Chair
• Paul Bennison FRICS (GLL Real Estate Parners, Munich);
• Reno Cardiff MRICS (Cushman & Wakefield, Barcelona);
• Bruno Cohen MRICS (CBRE Global Investors, Paris);
• Pierre Gervasi MRICS (Bank of Scotland, Paris);
• Robert Mayhew FRICS (Colliers International, Moscow);
• Tina Paillet MRICS (Generali Immobiliare, Paris);
• Michael Smithing FRICS (Colliers International, Budapest);
• Timo Tschammler FRICS (Jones Lang LaSalle GmbH, Frankfurt).
Mark Walley, Regional Managing Director, EMEA, commented: “The primary role of RICS Europe is to achieve recognition for our members’ professional status and ensure we increase engagement with government and industry throughout Continental Europe. I am confident that with Jörn Stobbe at the helm we have an experienced industry leader who will drive forward our progress in the months to come”.
RICS Europe represents over 6,000 members Europe wide. These professionals provide expert advice on land, property, construction and the associated environmental issues. An independent organization, RICS Europe acts in the public interest, upholding standards of competence and integrity among its members and providing impartial, authoritative advice on issues affecting business and society.
The Chair plays a pivotal role in progressing RICS in continental Europe, focusing on recognition, profile, membership development and services.
Source: RICS Europe