Savills appoints new director

Savills Investment Management (Savills IM), an international real estate investment manager, has appointed Volker Wanka as director, fund management for Singapore, according to a statement made to The Asset on January 9 2017.

The appointment is the latest in a series of senior management appointments at Savills IM as the firm further strengthens its leadership team in Asia-Pacific, underlining the ongoing global expansion of the business.

Most recently, Wanka was director, fund management for Savills IM Frankfurt. Prior to that, Wanka was based in Singapore from 2008 to 2014, where he was vice president, real estate investments with SEB Asset Management in Singapore.

Michael Flynn, chief executive officer, Asia-Pacific at Savills IM commented: “Volker’s experience in real estate investment management and fund management in Europe and Asia will be an invaluable asset to the team here in Singapore”.