Dr. Ute Geipel-Faber has more than 30 years experience in the international capital markets and asset management business.
After graduating as economist from the University of Regensburg as well as from the London School of Economics, she started her career as member of the staff of the German Council of Economic Advisors from 1979 to 1983. During this time – for a period from October 1982 to March 1983 – she was academic assistant and ghost writer to former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt after he had left office.
From 1984 to 1991 she was Chief Economist and Head of the Asset Management business of Citibank Germany, managing assets abroad for German clients.
In 1991 she assumed the role of Head of Investor Relations at Bayerische Vereinsbank where she founded the real estate asset management business in 1995 and developed it until it was acquired by Invesco in 2003. She was one of the three Managing Directors of Inveco Real Estate Germany until 2015 expanding the business to one of the ten biggest European Real Estate Asset Managers.
Since her retirement in November 2015, she is Senior Advisor for Invesco Real Estate and Member of the Board of Invesco Real Estate European Fund domiciled in Luxemburg. Her most important board memberships are with Vonovia SE as well with Bayerische Landesbank.