Chairman of the Board of Directors and Statutory Director
D.J. (Dick) van Hal (1958, Dutch)
Dick van Hal has been Chairman of the Board of Directors since his appointment on 1 March 2008. From 1999 until that time, he held several senior positions at Syntrus Achmea Vastgoed, including Managing Director and CEO. Dick started his career with Centraal Beheer Beleggingen and Staal Bankiers. He studied Investment Analysis (VBA) at the University of Amsterdam. Dick is Vice-chairman of IVBN (Dutch Association of Institutional Investors in Real Estate).
Managing Director Finance
A. (Arno) van Geet (1973, Dutch)
Arno van Geet joined Bouwinvest as Managing Director Finance on 1 October 2014. Prior to joining Bouwinvest, he spent his entire career in the financial sector, including various management roles at Interpolis and Westland Utrecht Hypotheekbank, most recently as Chief Financial Officer at Allianz Nederland. Arno is responsible for financial and risk management, accounting, reporting, corporate control, internal audit, business process management, IT and research. Arno studied Law and Economics at the University of Utrecht.
Managing Director Dutch Investments
A. (Allard) van Spaandonk (1961, Dutch)
Allard van Spaandonk joined Bouwinvest on 1 November 2008, as Director Asset Management. As of 1 January 2013, Allard has been Managing Director Dutch Investments, responsible for investments in Dutch real estate. He was previously the director of the retail and residential portfolios at Syntrus Achmea Vastgoed, as well as head of residential mortgages at Achmea Vastgoed. Allard started his real estate career at ABP Hypotheken in 1986. Allard is a member of the Management Board of the NEPROM (Dutch association of project development companies).
Managing Director International Investments
S.A. (Stephen) Tross (1967, Dutch)
Stephen Tross was appointed as Managing Director International Investments on 1 September 2010. He joined Bouwinvest in 2009 as COO International Investments. Stephen previously worked in the real estate audit practices at KPMG Accountants NV and PwC in the Netherlands, New York and London. He studied Business Economics at the Hogeschool Utrecht and accountancy at NIvRA-Nyenrode. Stephen is a professional member of the British Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the ANREV Management Board. Stephen is member of the Supervisory Board of LekkerLeven B.V., a Dutch Services Company.
Head of Dutch Residential Investments
M.B. (Michiel) de Bruine (1966, Dutch)
Michiel de Bruine has been Head of Dutch Residential Investments since 2006. He is responsible for the performance of the assets of the Bouwinvest Dutch Institutional Residential Fund. He has over twenty years’ experience in real estate asset management. Michiel gained his residential real estate experience with several companies, including Dynamis ABC Residential, where he worked as an account manager and as regional manager for Amsterdam and Utrecht. Michiel studied Law at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Michiel is member of the Supervisory Board of Hello Zuidas.