Ronald van der Waals is the Fund Manager of the CBRE Dutch Retail Fund and the CBRE Dutch Office Fund. In both roles he is responsible for overseeing the Fund’s investment strategy, capital deployment and investor relations. He is also Head of Retail Netherlands, overseeing the country’s retail strategy.
In 2008, Ronald joined CBRE Investment Management (then ING Real Estate Investment Management) as an asset manager for office investments in the Hague and Rotterdam region and the Dutch logistics portfolio. From 2012 to 2014 he was also responsible for the redevelopment of the Brondankulma asset in Helsinki, Finland. In 2014 Ronald became a portfolio manager within the EMEA separate accounts team responsible for the direct multi-sector portfolio (logistics, office and retail) of a large institutional investor and was appointed to Fund Manager of the Dutch Office Fund in 2016. Prior to joining CBRE Investment Management, Ronald worked for a year for ING Real Estate Development as a graduate associate.
Ronald holds a diploma in the Investment Education Program which was facilitated by the University of Cambridge and the International Property Forum and holds a Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Ronald is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.