Charles AJ Weeks
Head of Real Estate Equity – Europe & Asia Pacific
Charles Weeks is a member of Barings Real Estate, a global real estate platform with extensive capabilities across both debt and equity strategies. Charles is a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Equity – Europe & Asia Pacific, overseeing the European and Asia Pacific real estate platform. He leads the development of the European and Asia Pacific real estate business strategy and oversees key aspects of its implementation to further the group’s reputation and ensure its success. In addition, he serves on the European/Asia Pacific and Equity Securities Investment Committees. Charles has worked in the industry since 1992. Prior to joining the firm, Charles was responsible for business development and investor relations activities at Protego Real Estate Investors LLP, which he founded in 2004 and the firm acquired in January 2010. Charles was also responsible for corporate marketing and sales at Aberdeen Property Investors International. His experience has encompassed devising, arranging, structuring, marketing, and closing a number of collective investment schemes, targeting U.K. and European institutional investors and clients, as well as property derivatives and synthetics. Charles holds an estate management degree from the University of Central England. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum.