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Professor Stephan Bone-Winkel (1965) is the founder of BEOS AG and serves as a Member of the Supervisory Board. He is also the Managing Partner of BEOS Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. KG and CEOS Investment GmbH.
He studied Business Administration at the University of Cologne and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris. After his studies he initially developed retail real estate for his family, before serving as a research associate under Karl-Werner Schulte at the European Business School (EBS) in 1990, where he graduated from the school’s first Real Estate programme. From 1993 to 1995, he was responsible for establishing the EBS Real Estate Academy in Berlin as its Managing Director, and from 1995 to 1997 he was a property developer in Berlin for Deutsche Bank AG. He then founded BEOS at the end of 1997, together with two partners. In 2003, Prof. Bone-Winkel was appointed to the Endowed Chair for Real Estate Development at the European Business School.
In 2006 he became Honorary Professor for Real Estate Development at the University of Regensburg (IREBS).
Stephan Bone-Winkel has written and edited a host of publications on the subjects of real estate development, investment and asset management. He regularly publishes the newsletter “weiter denken Impuls” for BEOS. He is a founding member of the Society for Property Researchers, Germany (gif) and the EBS alumni association, immoebs e.V. He is also the co-editor of the ZIÖ German Journal of Real Estate Research and “Schriften zu Immobilienökonomie und Immobilienrecht“ of IREBS. He is an active member of numerous committees and associations, including the ZIA German Property Federation’s Scientific Advisory Board, the Executive Committee of ULI Germany and the Advisory Board of Expo-Real.
In 2014 he received the ULI Leadership Award in the Real Estate Industry category. Together with Ingo Holz, he was recognised as one of the “Leading Minds of the Real Estate Industry” by the trade magazine, Immobilienmanager in 2015.
Dr Ingo-Hans Holz (1964) is a founding partner of BEOS AG and serves as a Member of the Supervisory Board. He is also the Managing Partner of BEOS Beteiligungs-GmbH & Co. KG and AEOS Investment GmbH.
He studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim, where he also achieved his doctorate degree. In parallel, he graduated from the European Business School’s Real Estate Academy as a Real Estate Economist. Dr Holz started his real estate career in 1993 at the Deutsche Immobilien Anlagegesellschaft mbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG specialising in German and international real estate investment and development.
In 1997, Dr Holz founded BEOS together with Prof. Stephan Bone-Winkel, and developed the company into the leading asset and investment management company in the German industrial real estate sector. In 2013, 2015 and most recently in 2017, BEOS was the only real estate company to be recognised as one of the best employers of the “Deutsche Mittelstand” in Germany.
In 2007, Dr Ingo-Hans Holz was one of the finalists in the “EY Entrepreneur of the Year” competition.
Along with Prof. Bone-Winkel, his long-standing business partner, he was rewarded one of the “Leading Minds of the Real Estate Industry” in 2015 by the “Immobilienmanager”. In doing so, the independent jury acknowledged the outstanding achievement of launching numerous special funds for institutional SME investors, which saw BEOS enter an entirely new market in 2010.
Since 2015, Dr Holz has been a Mentor-participant in the IMMOment mentoring programme, headed by IMMOebs. He is an active supporter of this program, which is designed to promote personal and professional career development within the real estate industry.
Dr Holz is committed to the BEOS company motto “think ahead” and is a sought-after invitee in podium discussions and industry events. He also lectures in investment, finance and real estate development at two universities, TU Berlin and the University of Wuppertal.
His countless contributions to journals and other publications attest to his extensive real estate expertise.
Per Erikson is CEO Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany and has been a member of the Swiss Life Asset Managers Executive Board since 2015 and chairman of the Supervisory Board of BEOS AG since October 2020.
After studying economics at the University of Zurich, Per Erikson began his career at Credit Suisse Asset Management in 1997, before moving to Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie, where he served as relationship manager for Scandinavian institutional investors.
From 2002 until 2007 he worked as a portfolio manager and in various management positions at Winterthur Group Asset Management, finally as Head of Fixed Income.
In 2007 he came to Swiss Life Asset Managers as Senior Portfolio Manager and spent two years charged with several sectors of Swiss Life's corporate Bond portfolio. He then took on overall management and strategic development of the global Fixed Income portfolio as Senior Portfolio Manager Fixed Income.
In 2010 Per Erikson returned to Swiss Life Asset Managers. In his function as Head of Corporate Bonds he was responsible for Swiss Life's Corporate Bond portfolio in Switzerland and at its subsidiaries. Between 2015 and 2018 Per Erikson was Chief Investment Officer Germany and between 2018 and 2020 Head of Proprietary Insurance Asset Management (PAM) France.
Stefan Mächler is a member of the Supervisory Board of BEOS AG. Since September 2014, Mr Mächler has been Group CIO and member of the Corporate Executive Board of the Swiss Life Group and member of the Executive Board of Swiss Life Asset Managers.
After graduating in law from the University of St. Gallen, Stefan Mächler worked for Credit Suisse Group for 18 years in the fields of capital markets and asset management. After nine years abroad, which included various positions in Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul and Frankfurt, he returned to Switzerland in early 1999 as Managing Director of Sales & Marketing Europe and Switzerland for Credit Suisse Asset Management. At the same time, he was the driving force behind the foundation of the listed real estate company Swiss Prime Site AG, of which he was Chairman of the Board of Directors until 2005. He spent 2005 to 2009 with Deutsche Bank, where he was initially responsible for Family Offices in Switzerland, before taking over as CEO of Privatbank Rüd, Blass & Cie AG for the last two years. From 2009 to 2014, Stefan Mächler was Head of Asset Management at Mobiliar as a member of Group Management and Chief Investment Officer.
Hermann Inglin has been COO and a member of the Executive Board of Swiss Life Asset Managers since 2006.
Inglin started his career at Swiss Life in 1981 and held various specialist positions in actuarial mathematics, accounting and controlling until 1994. He was then appointed to management positions in accounting, controlling and actuarial services for Switzerland and at Swiss Life Group level until 2005.
Christian Schmid is CFO of Swiss Life Asset Managers in Germany and CEO of Swiss Life Investment Management Deutschland Holding GmbH. He joined Swiss Life Asset Managers in September 2019 and is member of the supervisory board of BEOS since October 2020.
After he graduated in business economics from University of Augsburg, Christian Schmid started his professional career at the accounting and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
In 2001, Christian Schmid moved to the reinsurance group Munich Re. He worked in corporate development until the beginning of 2003, before moving to the health reinsurance division as Head of Finance & Controlling. In 2009, the Group's primary health insurance and health reinsurance business were consolidated to form the new Munich Health business segment, and Christian Schmid assumed the role of CFO Munich Health and became member of the board of Munich Health Holding AG.