Clemens Schaefer

Head of Real Estate, APAC / EMEA


He joined the company in 1998 and has 21 years of expertise in real estate investment management. During his career, Clemens was responsible for close to EUR 20 bn of transaction activity and has built several major separate account relationships with institutional clients for DWS. Prior to his current role, Clemens was Head of Portfolio Management and Chief Investment Officer for Real Estate in Europe.

Clemens is a member of the working group "Real Estate" of the German Association for Financial Analysis & Asset Management (DVFA) and of the Real Estate Committee of the Federal Association of Investment and Asset Management e.V. (BVI).

He holds Master of Science degrees in Real Estate from University of Wisconsin-Madison and in Economics from University of Freiburg and completed the postgraduate programme Real Estate Economist from EBS University of Business and Law, Oestrich-Winkel.

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