Thibault Weston Smith
Lars joined Hines in 1996, and in his prior roles, he oversaw equity capital raising for Hines in Europe and Asia, served as fund manager in the European Investment Management team, and worked on development and acquisitions as development officer in Germany.
As CEO Hines Europe, Lars oversees all development activity, acquisitions and operations in the European region, and is a member of the Hines Executive Committee. He graduated from the European Business School in Frankfurt.
As chief executive of ULI Europe, van Doorn is responsible for the development of the Institute’s activities across the region, including its renowned pan-European conferences and over 250 local meetings and events across 15 National Councils. She is also responsible for the ULI Charitable Trust, which raises money to advance ULI’s mission and philanthropic activities across Europe.
Van Doorn joined ULI from LIRE, her own consultancy business, which advises international institutional real estate investors and fund managers on strategy, organisational optimisation and portfolio structuring.
Prior to this, van Doorn was country manager for CBRE Global Investors where she managed a €1.6bn portfolio of assets in Italy and fund manager of two shopping centre funds (€ 1.3 billion) with assets in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
Before joining CBRE Global Investors, van Doorn was founding chief executive for INREV, the European association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles for four and a half years. She started her career at ING Investment Management, where she held account manager and assistant controller positions before being made managing director of research & strategy for ING Real Estate Investment Management Europe.
CEO, European Region, Hines Europe Ltd
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CHAIR
Executive Chairman, IMMOBEL
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR
Global CEO, Urban Land Institute
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE EX OFFICIO
CEO Asset Management & Development Europe, PATRIZIA SE
Head of Business Development and Advisory, GENERALI REAL ESTATE S.p.A.
Board Member, Palm Capital
Transport For London
Director of Development and Partnerships, Legal & General Affordable Homes (Operations) Limited
Cale Street Partners
Partner, DELOITTE FINANCIAL ADVISORY, S.L.U.
Global Head of Real Estate, Schroders
Managing Director | CEO, Art-Invest Real Estate Management GmbH & Co.KG
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