Mr. van Ommen served as Chief Executive Officer of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA) from 2000 to 2008, promoting, developing and representing the European public real estate sector. He has over three decades of financial industry experience, serving in various roles in the banking, venture capital, and asset management sectors. Mr. van Ommen currently serves on the supervisory boards of IMMOFINANZ AG, a listed real estate company in Austria, and Allianz Benelux SA, a private company that offers life and non-life insurance products in Belgium. He served on the supervisory boards of VASTNED Retail and Intervest Offices & Warehouses, listed real estate companies in Belgium, from April 2007 until April 2016, when he stepped down after reaching the maximum term of service.
Mr. van Ommen has served as a member of the Investment Committee since September 2008. An M.B.A. graduate and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS), Mr. van Ommen brings to the Board over 35 years of financial and real estate experience, particularly in Europe.