Nick J.M. van Ommen

Leadership - Board of Directors

Nick J.M. van Ommen Board Member at W. P. Carey (WPC)

Nick J.M. van Ommen

Board Member

Nick J.M. van Ommen was elected to W. P. Carey's Board of Directors in 2011 and serves as a member of the Audit Committee and Investment Committee. Since 2018, Mr. van Ommen has been the Chair of the Supervisory Board and Chair of the Compensation Committee of Allianz Netherlands Group NV, an integrated financial services provider. Previously, Mr. van Ommen served as Chief Executive Officer of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA), promoting, developing and representing the European public real estate sector. 

Mr. van Ommen has over three decades of financial industry experience, serving in various roles in the banking, venture capital and asset management sectors. He served on the Supervisory Board of Allianz Benelux SA, a private Belgium-listed finance and insurance company that offers life and non-life insurance products. He also served on the Board of IMMOFINAZ AG, an Austria-listed real estate Company, the Board of Brack Capital Properties NV, a Tel-Aviv-listed real estate company, and the Boards of two Belgium-listed real estate companies, VASTNED Retail and Intervest Offices & Warehouses. 

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.