AB European Real Estate Fund is proud to welcome a new member to the Advisory Committee of the Real Estate Fund, in the person of Nick Cooper, Chairman of Savills Investment Management. Nick Cooper has both an extensive and deep knowledge of the Real Estate industry (+35y experience, former Chairman of the Association of Real Estate property Funds, a UK industry trade body) – as well as long-lasting relationship with Arab Bank Switzerland.
Nick Cooper’s experience in the Real Estate industry is definitely a major benefit for the Fund and we thank him for this renewed partnership.
Nick Cooper is a qualified chartered surveyor with over 35+ years of industry experience in real estate investment management including assisting many institutional clients from around the world to create and manage their real estate strategies.
Today he acts as advisor to a number of companies including Savills IM, where he chairs their global executive committee with particular emphasis on the strategic direction of the business. He also works with E3 Capital Partners in Hong Kong whose principle business lines include self-storage in Hong Kong .
Prior to this he was a main board director of The Townsend Group, one of the world’s largest real estate consultants and advisors, and where he was member of its global investment committee. As part of this role he worked in both London and the mid-west United States.
Before joining Townsend, Nick was CEO and founder of ING Real Estate Select, ING’s global multimanager business (now CBRE GIP), as well as a member of ING Real Estate’s Global Board.
He is a former Chairman of the Association of Real Estate Property Funds a UK industry trade body .