Head of Global Real Estate
Christoph Schumacher, Managing Director, has more than 25 years of professional and executive experience in real estate, finance, legal affairs, and consulting.
Christoph was appointed Head of Global Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management in June 2017. From March 2011, Christoph was the CEO of Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH, Germany, where he was in charge of the institutional business and a member of Union Investment’s real estate investment committee. In January 2016, he became spokesman of the executive board of the German Property Federation (ZIA Region Nord).
From 2005 to 2011, Christoph worked for Generali Real Estate in Cologne, Luxembourg, and Paris. Prior to that, he was a lawyer at Linklaters in Berlin and London. He used to be a personal advisor/office manager to the minister of finance in Berlin.
Christoph studied at the universities of Fribourg, Geneva, and Bonn and holds a PhD from the University of Münster’s Institute of International Business Law.