Christian Simanek is member of UBS’ Real Estate & Private Markets team and mainly responsible for coordinating the leasing activities across Europe. He is also working on the Asset Management, mainly responsible for value add-, marketing- and digitization strategies. Prior to joining UBS in 2006, he was Head of Leasing of Gerling Insurance (today Talanx Group). Before he held a position at JLL Germany. Christian is MRICS and member of the German RICS dispute resolution professional group. As a private charitable activity he is one of the founders of ParticiPaid (www.participaid.com), an innovative social digital start-up.