Peter is CEO and also serves as the Portfolio Manager for SilkRoad Asia Value Partners. Peter has spent his entire career in real estate, including 18 years as a Fund Manager for large institutional real estate funds. He was formerly the Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at AEW Asia and the Chief Investment Officer at ING REIM Asia. Prior to that, he was Senior Vice President and Fund Manager for the €3.4 billion ProLogis European Properties Fund. Peter was formerly an Executive Vice President at APG where he oversaw a $12 billion portfolio. Peter is a M.S. graduate of University of Amsterdam. Peter is a member of the ULI.
Managing Director, Research and Strategy
Mark is a Managing Director and responsible for research and strategy. Mark has over 20 years of experience analyzing Asian economies and real estate markets. Prior to joining SilkRoad, Mark was the Director of Research at AEW Asia and an investment committee member. Mark spent 10 years at GIC Real Estate, one of the world’s largest institutional investors, where he was Vice President of Research and Strategy. Mark is a B.A. graduate of University of Michigan has an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Managing Director, Head of Hong Kong
Nick is responsible for investments in both Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to joining SilkRoad, he was a Director and Country Manager for Hong Kong at AEW Asia. He has led over $1 billion of transactions in Hong Kong and Singapore. Nick was a Vice President at ProLogis Europe, where he worked on the €3.4 billion ProLogis European Properties Fund before joining AEW. Nick has an A.B. from Princeton University, an M.B.A. from the University of Texas, and is a CFA Charterholder. Nick is a member of the ULI.
Managing Director, Head of China
Berend is responsible for investments in Mainland China. Prior to joining SilkRoad, Berend worked for AEW Asia where he was responsible for Corporate Finance as well as the asset management and disposition of investments in Beijing and Shanghai. Berend previously worked in real estate investment banking for RBS and ABN AMRO, based in Hong Kong and the Netherlands. He began his career working with Peter Wittendorp at APG. Berend has in total 20 years of working experience in real estate and has been living in Asia (Hong Kong and Shanghai) for the last 13 years. Berend is a CFA Charterholder, has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Maastricht and is Mandarin speaking.