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Board of directors

Dr. Andreas Kneip | Chairman

Independent Advisor.

Background: Founder and CEO of Catella Real Estate AG (until 2014). Former CEO of UBS Real Estate KAG and CEO of Siemens KAG mbH.

Education: Degree in German law (Bar Exam).


Johan Claesson | Vice Chairman

Born 1951, Acting CEO and President of Catella AB (publ) since May 2020. Director of Catella AB (publ) since 2008.

Other current assignments: Chairman of Claesson & Anderzén AB and directorships in other companies in the Group, Chairman of Apodemus AB. CEO and Director of Bellvi Förvaltnings AB and Johan och Marianne Claesson AB. Director of Fastighetsaktiebolaget Bremia, Alufab PLC Ltd, K3Business Technology Group PLC and Leeds Group PLC.

Background: Owner and Executive Chairman of Claesson & Anderzén AB.
Education: MBA.

Christoffer Abramson | Member of the Supervisory Board

Chief Financial Officer (COO) and member of the Group Management at Catella AB (publ).

Background: joined Catella in October 2020, formerly several senior management positions worldwide at EF Group, General Electric and various private equity funds in London and Paris.

Education: MScs in Business and Economics.

Timo Nurminen | Member of the Supervisory Board

Head of Catella's business area Property Investment Management.

Background: Employed by Catella since 1998, formerly several senior management positions in the Savings Bank Group in Finland and in government owned Arsenal Asset Management Oy.

Education: MBA.

Bernd Schöffel | Member of the Supervisory Board

Independent tax consultant and auditor.

Background: Managing director at BNP Paribas REIM Germany GmbH (formerly: Internationales Immobilien-Institut GmbH); previously auditor and tax consultant at Deloitte & Touche GmbH.

Education: Degree in business economics (Diplom-Kaufmann), state professional exam for auditors and tax consultants.

Peter Scherkamp | Member of the Supervisory Board

Independent consultant. Independent member of supervisory boards and investment committees.

Background: Vice President at J.P. Morgan, New York and Frankfurt. Head of the UBS subsidiary bank in Luxembourg. Managing Director of investment companies at UBS, Frankfurt and Siemens, Munich. Managing Director of the Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds, Munich.

Education: Studied economics and political science in St Gallen (lic. oec. et lic. rer. publ. HSG) and trained as a DVFA investment analyst in Frankfurt.