28 February 2022
Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors has appointed Marleen Bosma, 45, as Director Strategic Business Development to help further drive the company’s transition to a client-oriented organisation. She will report to Chief Client Officer (CCO) Mark Siezen.
Mark Siezen, Chief Client Officer at Bouwinvest, said: “In this newly created role, Marleen will contribute to Bouwinvest’s strategic positioning with clients in the market, initiate new investment solutions and develop and expand alliances with national and international investors. Marleen is the right person for this new position thanks to her track record on multiple investor platforms and her 20 years of real estate experience.”
Marleen Bosma, Director Strategic Business Development at Bouwinvest, said: “Our clients operate in a challenging environment and it’s therefore key for Bouwinvest to understand their needs and playing field. To this end, I’m looking forward to building on my research, strategic advisory and pension fund experience and working with the team on the growth strategy and further professionalisation of the organisation that we have embarked on.”
A total of 36 pension funds, insurance companies and charities invest in the Bouwinvest funds and the Bouwinvest remit covers more than €15 billion in assets under management including five Dutch sector funds and international mandates in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.
Marleen joined Bouwinvest in 2016 as Head of Research & Strategic Advisory. In this role she was responsible for Bouwinvest’s strategic vision, global research output and the implementation of data analytics. Prior to this role she was responsible for international property investments and strategic client advisory at Blue Sky Group. Her career includes research, portfolio management and client relation roles at FGH Bank, Philips’ pension fund and Syntrus Achmea Real Estate. She has also served on several investor boards such as the accountability body of pension fund PPF APG.