Executive Board

Raoul Thomassen

Chief Operating Officer


As Chief Operating Officer, Raoul Thomassen (1974) is responsible for the Group’s operational activities.

Raoul Thomassen obtained a master’s degree in Business Economics at the University of Maastricht. He then started his career at Hollandsche Beton Group NV (HBG). From 2003 to 2005, he accumulated experience as a financial controller at the listed construction and project development company BAM Group. In 2005, he moved to the retail property sector. At Rodamco Europe, he initially worked as Business Controller Retail Management and, after the merger with Unibail, as Group Operating Manager. Raoul then worked for nine years as Head of Operations and Deputy COO, respectively, at Atrium European Real Estate, a listed developer, property manager and operator of retail properties in Central and Eastern Europe. At Atrium, he was responsible for the group’s operational processes and led local teams in seven countries. Before Raoul strengthened the Aedifica team as COO, he was Group Director Operations at Multi Corporation, a subsidiary of Blackstone, which manages retail properties in 14 countries.

Raoul Thomassen is a member of Aedifica’s executive committee.

Leo Uitenbogard

Managing Director

Amsterdam School of Real Estate

Leo operates at the intersection of science and practice. He brings together the fragmented knowledge about real estate issues at Amsterdam School of Real Estate. Together with the ASRE employees and a large network of teachers and researchers, the ASRE gives a major boost to the professionalization of real estate sector.

Peter Van Heukelom

Chairman of the Management Committee, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director


He has been Chairman of the Management Committee (from July 1, 2016), director since May 21, 2003, for the period September 17, 2003 – September 30, 2009 Managing Director, Managing Director again since April 1, 2010. After graduating in Commercial Law and Financial Sciences, specializing in marketing, and postgraduate studies in Health Economics, Peter van Heukelom has continually enhanced his professional experience through courses in the field of finance/investments in social profit and the public sector.

Prior to taking up his position as CEO of the Company in October 2009, he served in several positions, most recently as General Manager Social Profit and Public Sector at KBC Bank. He is Treasurer of vzw Link 29, and VSP Lanaken Centrum NV (subsidiary of Care Property Invest). He also acts as the permanent representative of Care Property Invest, which is the Director of Boeyendaalhof nv, MST BVBA, VSP Lanaken Centrum nv and Ter Bleuk nv (all subsidiaries of Care Property Invest). Previously, he was permanent representative of Care Property Invest as Director of B. Turnhout nv and Croonenburg nv (subsidiaries of Care Property Invest- end of mandate December 21, 2015).

Stephen Miles

Executive Director – Head of Operational Real Estate Investment, Continental Europe

CBRE, United Kingdom

Stephen Miles is an Executive Director in the CBRE EMEA Capital Markets Team and, since 2019, Head of Operational Real Estate Investment, Continental Europe 

Stephen’s previous roles have also included leading the Investment Properties Team, working with the firms biggest clients across the region, Global Capital flows coming into the region, transacting cross border portfolios. equity raising for unlisted vehicles, and he has advised institutions on the creation of unlisted fund portfolios, structuring and capital raising.

Stephen has transacted in over €7 billion of real estate deals across EMEA representing clients in both the acquisition and disposal process.

Sébastien Berden


Cofinimmo, Belgium

Sébastien manages different healthcare portfolio’s within the group. He is also responsible for Business Development and development of Cofinimmo’s activities in new countries and segments.

He joined Cofinimmo in 2004 as Investor Relations Officer, became Development Manager Healthcare before joining the Executive Committee and becoming the group’s the Chief Operating Officer Healthcare. He has been a linchpin in the development of Cofinimmo’s healthcare real estate portfolio.

René Lolkema

Head of Healthcare


Experienced Senior Advisor Developer and Manager Real Estate with a demonstrated history of working in the real estate industry (private and semi-public). Skilled in Coaching, Real Estate Development, Management Consulting, Interim Management, and Real Estate. Strong housing and healthcare services professional with a Master’s Degree focused in MRE from Amsterdam School of Real Estate.

Frédéric Durousseau

Group Chief Real Estate & Development Officer


Frédéric Durousseau has a long experience in asset management and real estate development. In 2001, he joined the Pierre & Vacances Group where he contributed to the Maeva integration, then to the Group’s growth in Spain, Italy as well as asset management development in France on institutional portfolio.

In 2010, he is appointed Head of Strategic Planning, in charge of operational coordination of development projects for Center Parcs / Sunparks with supervision of projects funding in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.

In 2014, he is appointed Chief Development Officer of Center Parcs Europe. He has worked recently on new sites of Bostalsee and Allgäu in Germany.

Frédéric Durousseau joined Korian on 10 October 2016 as Chief Real Estate and Development Officer for the Company. He is in charge of the real estate strategy for the Company and of its implementation, through strategic partnerships with investors and developers.

Frédéric Dib


Mozaic Asset Management, France

Frédéric is President and Managing Partner of Mozaïc AM and has over 15 years experience in the healthcare sector. On behalf of its clients/investors, Mozaïc has acquired and is managing over 250M€ of healthcare real estate in France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Frédéric is the co-founder of Residial – Perial’s first regulated investment vehicle in France dedicated to nursing homes and nurseries, which was created as a joint venture between Mozaïc and Perial Asset Management.

Prior to this, Frédéric was the President of Senior Santé, an owner and operator of nursing homes in France. During his tenure, he was responsible for operations developing the group’s operating model and processes. During that period it funded, developed, built, delivered and sold 11 nursing homes (circa 50,000 m2). Prior to Senior Santé/B-Patrimoine, Frédéric held various positions within HSBC (London) and Lazard (New York and London).

Frédéric graduated from ESSEC Business School in Paris and speaks French, English, Spanish, Italian and Arabic.

Ron van Bloois

Chair at SHHA

Fouder of MI

MoZaïC’s Advisory Board Member

Co-founder and chair of the Senior Housing and Healthcare Association.

Senior lecturer at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate (post graduate), both on Master of Real Estate and Executive Education. Topics: senior housing and healthcare real estate finance, impact investing, business cases and asset management.

Lecturer at Sociëteit Vastgoed Academy. Exclusive network of Dutch real estate professionals. Topics: customized educational programs on senior housing and healthcare real estate management, development and investments.

Owner of MI – Multiple Impact. Best-in-class advisory and management firm in Alternative Real Assets and Investments. Focused on startups, strategy, concepts and investments. Specialized in operational asset classes: senior housing/living, healthcare (cure and long term care), mixed-use, educational facilities like student housing, life sciences and various non-profit real estate. Active in pan-European markets, both mature and emerging markets.

Geert Wellens


Triginta Real Estate Fund, Belgium

Geert Wellens had a +20 year career as a publisher and director in the Belgian financial and real estate press, when he co-founded the asset management company Econopolis early 2009 (of which he served as CEO for almost 10 years).

Late 2018, he launched the real estate fund Triginta, specialising in the redevelopment of religious real estate, the healthcare infrastructure of the future and partnerships with local governments.

He is the author of a number of books on investing and real estate, and a member of the board of a Belgian hospital, a hospital network and two senior health care groups.