Barbara Knoflach, FRICS
Deputy Chief Executive & Global CEO Investment Management, BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management, France
Barbara joined BNP Paribas Real Estate in August 2015. She is responsible for defining the strategy for the Investment Management business line and leading its effective execution through almost 300 employees in eight countries: France, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands. In August 2005, Barbara Knoflach became CEO of SEB Asset Management AG and has been a Managing Director of the investment company SEB Investment GmbH since June 1999.
Ms. Knoflach has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, covering all aspects of the business including transactions, re-development, leasing, capital markets and financing. She joined SEB AG in 1994, and after initially focusing on the bank’s closed-end
property funds and leasing activities, she was appointed head of the fund management companies in 1997. Prior to joining SEB, she held a number of positions in the Deutsche Bank Group, starting in project financing in 1986 before moving within the group to the Real Estate department of consulting and research in 1991.