Board of Directors
Remon L. Vos
Executive Director & CEO
Born in the Netherlands in 1970, Remon Vos founded CTP in 1998 with two investors to develop A-class industrial properties in the Czech Republic. Over the next 20 years Remon grew the CTPark Network to become the largest integrated system of full-service business parks in Central and Eastern Europe. In July 2019, Remon took over 100% control of the CTP Group and continues to lead the company at full-speed. He is personally involved at both the executive and operational levels in all CEE markets, growing the portfolio and strengthening relationships with long-term business partners.
Executive Director, Deputy CEO and CFO
Richard joined CTP in 2018 as CFO and is responsible for the financing of the entire group portfolio throughout CEE. With several others, Richard oversaw the first sale of a portion of CTP’s portfolio to a 3rd party, organised the largest industrial real estate refinancing in CEE history, and lead CTP’s debut Green Bond – largest inaugural in CEE Real Estate. After studying Law at the London School of Economics, Richard moved to a career in finance. For nearly 30 years he has held various senior management positions in Treasury, Balance Sheet Management, Corporate Banking and Real Estate.
Non-Executive Director & Chairperson
Barbara’s career has taken her through banking and finance, real estate, and most recently to innovation and sustainability. Her career highlights include her positions as CEO of SEB Asset Management from 2005 to 2015, and later as Global CEO of BNP Paribas Real Estate Investment Management. She hones her ability to look at the bigger picture and shares her dynamic experience sitting on several committees and boards throughout her career, such as AFIRE, BVI, ULI, ZIA, Real Estate Academic Initiative at Harvard University, and as chairwoman of HQ Capital. Most recently, she created LifeWorkSpace, a consulting and private investment company focused on spurring innovation and sustainability strategies in the real estate sector.
Gerard van Kesteren
Gerard is a financial specialist in the global logistics sector and is a non-executive director in a number of companies, as well as a senior advisor with McKinsey & Company, and has extensive international experience and financial management capabilities. Gerard worked with Kuehne + Nagel for a total of 25 years; from 1999 until 2014 as the Group Chief Financial Officer and as a member of the Management Board, being highly influential in the development of the K+N Group. During his career, he held leading positions in finance at Sara Lee Corporation; six years as Financial Director in the UK, two years in Spain, and two years as Director of Financial Planning and Analysis in Holland. In addition, Gerard was awarded the CFO of the Year 2010 and was appointed Chairman of the CFO Circle (Switzerland) 2014-2019. He is the founder and board member of the van Kesteren Foundation, which extends aid and youth programs across developing countries.
Pavel brings a wealth of international experience to the table. For over a decade at HB Reavis, he led their international expansion beyond Czechia and Slovakia both in Western Europe and CEE. He started out on the Board, then became the Group CEO for five years and thereafter continued in a leadership position as a Non-Executive Director. Prior, he was an Associate Partner at McKinsey and Company working in the CEE, Russia and the USA. During his tenure there, he worked extensively with large international clients, primarily on revenue growth strategies and organisation transformations. He started his career with Bank Austria Investment Bank during the privatisation in the early 1990s. He holds an MBA in Finance and Economics from the University of Rochester (USA) and an undergraduate degree from the University of Economics in Bratislava. In Slovakia, he founded two non-profits, both geared to support youth skill development where he is actively engaged.
Susanne joined CTP following the termination of her active partner role at PwC Germany where she served as Head of Real Estate. With 30 years of experience in strategic and operational consulting in financial services, real estate services, funds and companies, Susanne knows that the future of the industry will not happen without sustainability. Due to her professional background and leadership in innovation Susanne was appointed as the chair of the board of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Germany, where she drives several working groups on the implementation of the EU Green Deal. Susanne’s high professional rankings paired with her future leaning environmental concerns have placed her on several real estate advisory positions. Her activities are spurred by her belief that the real estate sector must take more responsibility and action for an equitable future.