Chris Wood

EMEA Head of Client Solutions Officers

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Professional Experience

Chris Wood is Head of EMEA Client Solutions Officers for CBRE Investment Management based in Frankfurt. In his role, Chris is responsible for the firm’s capital raise and client relationships in EMEA. He oversees all EMEA-based Client Solutions Officers and provides strategic direction for all client servicing efforts in the region.

Prior to this role, Chris was a Managing Director, Client Solutions Officer responsible for business development, capital raising and investor servicing specifically in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.

Before joining CBRE Investment Management in 2007, he spent over eleven years working at DEKA Real Estate Investment Gesellschaft mbH, serving one of the largest German Open End and Special Fund managers in Germany.

During his time at DEKA, he was Head of the International Project Development team with responsibilities for all non-domestic activities in more than 20 countries worldwide before moving on to become Head of the International Department, with transaction and asset management responsibilities for the USA and Asia Pacific. Chris is a qualified architect by background, holding two degrees in architecture and has been permanently based in Germany since November 1992.


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