About Bouwfonds IM
Bouwfonds Investment Management (Bouwfonds IM) is the real asset investment management division of Rabo Real Estate Group, one of Europe’s leading real estate companies.
The Management Board is the decision-making body responsible for the overall strategic management of Bouwfonds IM. Members of the Management Board are:
Jaap Gillis, Chief Executive Officer and also member of the Board of Directors of the Rabo Real Estate Group.
Until 1 April 2012, Gillis was COO of Redevco. Before Redevco he held various management positions at AM (Amstelland/MDC), ING Real Estate and other companies.
Gillis holds and has hold various ancillary positions, including in a number of interest groups. He now is chairman (president-commissaris) of Schiphol Area Development Company (SADC). Prior to that he was chairman of the Dutch Green Building Council and he was a committee member of the Association of Institutional Property Investors in the Netherlands (IVBN). He is also a past trustee and member of the European Advisory Council of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), deputy chairman of the Urban Land Institute in the Netherlands, Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and a registered marketer of the Dutch Marketing Institute (NIMA). Gillis joined Bouwfonds IM in 2012.
Rudolf Thomeer, Member of the Board
Rudolf Thomeer has over 20 years of financial industry experience in the fields of commercial banking, Commercial Real Estate Finance, Credit Risk Management and Asset Management. Prior to joining Bouwfonds IM, Thomeer has held many positions at ING, e.g. as Managing Director Netherlands, Management Director Credit Restructuring Ukraine, Head International Business Clients. Besides his appointment at Bouwfonds IM Thomeer is also active as Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal. Rudolf Thomeer has received the approval of the Financial Authority AFM for his statutory appointment. He holds masters degrees in Economics from the University of Leuven, which he received in 1993. Thomeer joined Bouwfonds IM in 2015.
Marnix Boessenkool, Chief Financial Officer
Marnix Boessenkool is a dedicated all round finance executive and professional with over 28’ years of experience. He worked for various companies in the financial services and real estate industry, e.g. Member Management Team of Insinger de Beaufort (part of BNP Paribas), Group Controller at Rabo Real Estate Group, Director & Founder of STFA Strategy & Finance Advice and positions at PWC accountants and BDO. Besides Board member of Bouwfonds IM, Boessenkool is also active as Finance Director Rabo Real Estate Group and Finance Director Bouwfonds IM. He holds a Certificate in the Theory of Accountancy (CTA) and is chartered accountant (CA(SA)). Boessenkool joined Bouwfonds IM in 2015.