MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE AND REAL ESTATE EXPERTISE
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Norbert Ketterer looks back on more than 25 years of entrepreneurial activity in the real estate industry. The track record of project developments he has developed or financed across all real estate asset classes is more than 20 billion euros.
In addition, Norbert Ketterer launched the first fund for project developments with mezzanine capital in 2009. He founded the initiator Helvetic Financial Services (HFS) AG in Wollerau, Switzerland, and has since sold it to the Corestate Capital Group.
Over the years, Mr. Ketterer has built up an extensive network of project developers, investors, banks and local authorities.
Norbert Ketterer has been a member of Gateway Real Estate AG's Supervisory Board since 2010.
Thomas Kunze is an entrepreneur and consultant in the real estate sector. Mr. Kunze has comprehensive know-how in property and asset management of real estate as well as in property valuation.
In a senior management position, he led the commercial property management of a branch of Allianz Immobilien GmbH for 10 years. Thereafter he was responsible for the asset management of the stock listed Alta Fides AG and successfully supported the sale of the company to a Swiss investor. Subsequently, he was managing director of genost Consulting GmbH for more than 10 years. In this position, he was responsible for the due diligence and valuation of real estate and project developments worth more than 60 billion euros.
As a studied real estate economist and expert for real estate valuation, he prepared a large number of market value reports. For many years he worked for institutional companies in mortgage lending valuation and location analysis.
Thomas Kunze has been a member of Gateway Real Estate AG's Supervisory Board since 2011.
Ferdinand von Rom is a partner in a renowned law firm in Frankfurt am Main.
He has substantial experience in the areas of stock corporation and group law, in particular with regard to takeovers, mergers and other measures under the German Transformation Act (Umwandlungsgesetz) and cross-border mergers of companies.
In addition, he regularly advises board members of leading German companies with regard to duties and modern corporate governance as well as institutional investors in connection with their investment in listed German stock corporations.
Ferdinand von Rom has been a member of Gateway Real Estate AG's Supervisory Board since 2018.
Jan Hedding is Chief Operating Officer (COO) at a Swiss Family Office, where he is responsible for investment management, M&A and real estate. Mr. Hedding is ESG-advisor of the Supervisory Board.
Previously, Mr. Hedding was Managing Director and Investment Manager at a Germany-wide operating Real Estate Group for four years. There he worked in the areas of Real Estate Investment Banking and M&A.
Mr. Hedding studied at the University of Mannheim, the University of St. Andrews in Scotland and the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster. After completing his studies in economics, Mr. Hedding obtained a Master of Law (LL.M.) in the area of real estate law.
Jan Hedding has been a member of Gateway Real Estate AG's Supervisory Board since 2019.
Mr. Fischer was chief executive officer of BHF Kleinwort Benson Group S.A. (formerly RHJ International S.A.) from January 2009 until April 2016, having been co-chief executive officer since May 2007. Mr. Fischer was chief executive officer of Winterthur Group from 2003 to 2006 and a member of the executive board of Credit Suisse Group from 2003 to March 2007. He joined Credit Suisse Group from Allianz AG, where he had been a member of the management board and head of the Corporates and Markets Division. Prior to this, he had been a member of the executive board of Dresdner Bank AG in Frankfurt.
Leonhard Fischer has been a member of Gateway Real Estate AG's Supervisory Board since 2020.