Real Estate Country Head – Germany
Christoph Wittkop is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Christoph is a Managing Director and Real Estate Country Head – Germany, responsible for overseeing all real estate related activities in Germany. In addition, he serves on the European/Asia Pacific Investment Committee. Christoph has worked in the industry since 1997. Prior to joining the firm, Christoph co-founded PAMERA in 2010 before its acquisition by the firm in July 2014. Christoph was also a partner and CEO of the asset management company Resolution GmbH, which built and managed a real estate portfolio for clients consisting primarily of non-German real estate investors and banks in the value-add and opportunistic sector. Christoph also held positions at UBS Global Asset Management, where he was a director and Head of Real Estate Transactions in Germany and instrumental in building UBS’s institutional real estate investment management business in Germany. His previous experience includes ten years in banking at Deutsche Bank AG and in the real estate structured finance department of Eurohypo. Christoph holds a degree in Business Administration from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and a degree in real estate economics from the European Business School in Wiesbaden.