Niel Thassim is a Managing Director and the Asia Pacific Head of Brookfield’s Private Funds Group, based in Singapore. In this role, Mr. Thassimis responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with leading investment partners in the region. He is also the CEO of Brookfield Singapore Pte Ltd.
Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. Thassim served as Managing Director and the Asia Pacific Head of Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate investment management business (RREEF). Previously, he held senior roles within RREEF and Deutsche Bank in Australia, London and Singapore. Prior to this, he held executive positions with Coopers & Lybrand, Bankers Trust, Credit Suisse First Boston and Colonial First State Investments in Australia and the UK. Mr. Thassim has over 22 years of finance, accounting and real estate investment management experience.
He graduated from the University of Sydney, Australia, with a Bachelor of Economics degree, holds a Masters of Applied Finance Degree from Macquarie University, Australia, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia. He also serves as a Board Member of ANREV and the Singapore chapter of Urban Land Institute and is on the Board of the National University of Singapore’s Institute of Real Estate Studies.