Corporate Governance

Sven Janssens

Chief Executive Officer, Effective leader

Sven Janssens (° 1972) holds a master's degree in architecture. After gaining experience as an architect and project manager he dedicated his further career to property management as from 2003, for Trevi Services. In 2006, he joined he joined LRE, first as Head of Property and Project Management, and from 2016 on as COO.

Preben Bruggeman

Chief Financial Officer, Effective Leader

Preben Bruggeman (° 1984) holds a master’s degree in Business Engineering and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Antwerp. He also successfully completed the 3 levels of the CFA program (Chartered Financial Analyst). He teaches as guest professor at the Antwerp Management School under the MRE-program (Executive Master in Real Estate). He has more than 10 years’ experience in Finance. He started his career at Bank/Banque Degroof as an equity analyst, in charge of the real estate sector. Before joining Home Invest Belgium, he held the position of CFO and effective leader at the public REIT Qrf City Retail since 2015.

Ingrid Quinet

Chief Legal Officer

Ingrid Quinet has a Master’s Degree in Law (VUB) and has almost 20 years’ experience as a lawyer and legal expert, mainly in the real estate and banking sector. Previously, she worked as a lawyer at Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Nibelle Law and Laga. She worked at Eaglestone as Chief Legal Officer until December 2019.

Jan Opdecam

Head of Portfolio Management

Jan Opdecam has more than 15 years’ experience in the real estate sector, first as an Asset Manager at RC Vastgoed and then as a Commercial Director at Whitewood Capital Group. He worked for KBC Securities as Director Equity Research before joining Home Invest Belgium by the end of 2019. He oversees all operational activities for the buildings in portfolio.

Alain Verheulpen

Head of Acquisition & Development

Alain Verheulpen is a Civil Engineer from ULB completed by a degree in Business Management at the Solvay Business School. He started his career as project manager for the general contractor Interbuild before joining AXA Belgium in 2001. A nearly 20 years experience path brought him from construction project manager to Head of Development and Works for the Benelux projects of the group. As AXA Begium representative, he was member of both the Investment Committee and the Project Committee of Home Invest Belgium since 2012, before joining the company in September 2020.