CBRE Investment Management (CBRE IM) has appointed Jaap Snellen to the sector leadership team as Office Property Platform Lead EMEA.
In this newly created fulltime role, he will be responsible for defining and delivering strategies for asset management and for the firm’s third-party property management service providers, as well as maintaining best-in-class operations across the office platform.
The role has been created to deliver on the office property platform’s strategic objectives, to enhance investment and sustainability performance and to continue improving on the service CBRE IM provides to investor and tenant clients. Reporting to John Mulqueen, head of Offices EMEA, the pair will work closely together along with the heads of asset management, asset managers and analysts across the European business.
Snellen has worked for CBRE IM for over 16 years and most recently was head of Office Asset Management for Netherlands and Belgium, where he was responsible for the management and performance of all office assets in the region.
Succeeding him in the role will be Saskia de Nie, who has over 11 years industry experience and most recently was CBRE IM’s director Asset Management in the Netherlands responsible for a number of separate account mandates and for assets in the Dutch office portfolio.