Christoph Schumacher studied at the University of Freiburg, Geneva and Bonn and owns a PhD from the University of Münster, Institute for International Business Law. He has been appointed as the new Head of Global Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management as of June 1, 2017.
From March 2011, Christoph served as CEO/Managing Director at Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH, Germany, in charge of the Institutional Business and as a member of Union Investment’s Real Estate Investment Committee. In January 2016, he became spokesman of the 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 for Linklaters in Berlin and London. He was previously a personal advisor/office manager to the minister of finance in Berlin.