Mr. Hansing was elected to the Board of Directors of W. P. Carey Inc. in 2011. He is a Senior Partner at Coller Capital, Ltd - a global leader in private equity secondaries—responsible for investment activity in parts of Europe, Turkey and South Africa. Prior to joining Coller Capital in 2000, Mr. Hansing was Chief Executive of Hansing Associates, a corporate finance boutique, which he founded in 1994. He was previously Managing Director of Equitable Capital Management (New York and London), head of the International Division of Bayerische Hypotheken und Wechsel-Bank in Munich and New York, and spent four years with Merrill Lynch International Banking in London and Hong Kong, rising to Executive Director. Mr. Hansing attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School. Mr. Hansing is fluent in German, English and French.