Executive Board: The Management Board of Vonovia Finance B.V. comprises three members:
Thorsten Arsan (Member and Chairman of the Management Board)
Thorsten Arsan was appointed Managing Director of the Vonovia Finance B.V. on 1 July 2017 and subsequently became Chairman of the Management Board. He also holds the position of Head of Finance & Treasury – Front Office at the parent company Vonovia SE which he joined in 2013. Thorsten is leading the department’s Front Office which is responsible for issuing equity and debt capital market products as well as bilateral loan financings. Thorsten and his team are also in charge of all rating-related tasks at Vonovia SE. In his role, he accompanied all capital market transactions of Vonovia since the IPO in 2013.
Before joining Vonovia, Thorsten worked for the Eurohypo AG as Director - Senior Relationship Manager and he was Vice President at the debt capital markets team of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt. Thorsten started his career at KPMG Frankfurt from where he moved on to Moody’s to work as a CMBS Rating Analyst.
Thorsten holds an MBA in International Real Estate Management from the University of Biberach and the Southbank University of London. Before obtaining the MBA in 2004, he completed his business administration studies with focus on real estate and construction in 2001.
Iwan Oude Roelink (Member of the Management Board)
Iwan Oude Roelink joined Vonovia Finance B.V. on June 1, 2014 and was appointed Managing Director on May 1, 2015. Based in Amsterdam, he is leading the Finance & Treasury and Accounting team. He is responsible for the daily financial operations of the Finance B.V., monitors the swap-portfolio and is responsible for the compliance of rules and regulations.
Prior to Vonovia Finance B.V. he held the position of Director & Controller at the Amsterdam based subsidiary of the American real estate company Archstone. In addition, he has worked as Fund Controller at the real estate company IBUS Asset Management, at their branches in Washington DC and in The Netherlands.
After finishing the International Business School (IBS) in 1997 he graduated in Business, specialising in Financial Management from the University of Nyenrode. In 2003 he completed his post-doctoral degree in Business Valuation at the Rotterdam School of Management.
Rick van Dijk (Member of the Management Board)
Rick van Dijk joined Vonovia Finance B.V. on December 16, 2013 where he holds the position of Managing Director. He has been an external member of the Management Board since the day he joined the firm. He is the owner and Managing Director of Your Trust (Netherlands) B.V. , a corporate trust services provider based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which specializes in professional management and corporate governance. He is also a board member of Holland Quaestor, the Dutch association of quality trust companies.
During his prior career Rick van Dijk held the position of Senior Relationship Manager at Vista Group and at Intertrust Group, both based in The Netherlands, where he was advising companies on the formation and implementation of business structures. Previous to that he has worked as a tax lawyer at Deloitte and Arthur Andersen.
He studied international corporate tax law at Leiden University (Netherlands) and holds a Master Degree in Corporate Tax Law.