Chief Executive Officer

François Trausch joined Allianz in January 2016 as global CEO for Allianz Real Estate.

Allianz Real Estate is the global real estate investment and asset manager of Allianz, developing and executing tailored portfolios and investment strategies worldwide for the various insurance companies of the Group. Starting with a direct equity portfolio of ca. €16bn in 2008, Allianz’s real estate AUM grew to €50bn as of 31st of December 2016 – across direct and indirect equity investments as well as senior debt financings. Last year Allianz Real Estate invested and financed for close to €6bn.

Prior to this position, Francois Trausch was CEO of Asia Pacific for GE Capital Real Estate and also served as President & CEO for GE Capital Real Estate Japan. He held earlier GE leadership roles in Western Europe and France, and had previous assignments in acquisition, risk and asset management. Before joining GE, Francois Trausch worked for Tishman Speyer in New York and Berlin and Goldman Sachs in London.

He earned a business degree from ESCP in Paris and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a ULI Trustee and member of the ULI Europe executive committee.

Speaking at the Following:

Feb 4

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

ULI NEXT Forum

9.30 AM – 5.30 PM
Hotel Okura: Heian II (followed by site tour)

The ULI NEXT Forum is exclusively for members aged between 35-45 and offers attendees a unique opportunity to connect with the industry leaders, extensive networking opportunities, a range of sessions focused around leadership development and gain…

Feb 5

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The Great Debate – Who Will Be The Future Winners In Real Estate: Operators Vs Owners

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Hotel Okura: Grand Ballroom

Join us for the Oxford-style debate with our presenters taking opposing views to try to convince you to vote for them.