Introducing our guest speaker
Patrick Kanters is Managing Director Real Assets of APG Asset Management. APG Asset Management is specialized in managing pension capital, offering asset management services to the pension funds of the government, education and construction sectors and housing corporations. Based in the Amsterdam office he is responsible for all real estate, infrastructure and natural resource fund activities. The holdings are concentrated in securities of publicly traded real estate, infrastructure and natural resources companies and selected private entities, funds and co-investments in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. The responsibility for infrastructure was added in May 2012 followed by natural resources in April 2017.
Prior to joining APG (then ABP) in 2005, Patrick worked for ING Real Estate for 11 years. Most formerly he was Managing Director of the Investment Management department covering the European markets.
From 2008 to 2017 Patrick has been member of the Board of Steen & Strom, the leading Scandinavian shopping center investor, operator and developer. In addition, Patrick has served as chairman of the Management Board of INREV, is member of the Executive Board of the European Public Real Estate Association, is member of GRESB that was co-founded by APG, is ULI Europe Executive Committee member and ULI Trustee.
Patrick holds a MSc in Real Estate, Project Management & Housing from the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and received a post doctorate degree in Real Estate from the University of Amsterdam. He has attended senior executive courses at INSEAD and Harvard.