Savills investment management appoints volker wanka as Director, Fund management for singapore. 

Savills Investment Management (“Savills IM”), an international real estate investment manager, has appointed Volker Wanka as Director, Fund Management for Singapore. 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.


Volker joins Savills IM with over 12 years’ experience in Real Estate Investment Management and Fund Management in Europe and Asia. Most recently he was Director, Fund Management for Savills IM Frankfurt where he took up the role as Fund Manager for two Savills IM-managed Asian property funds. Prior to that, Volker was based in Singapore from 2008 to 2014, where he was Vice President, Real Estate Investments with SEB Asset Management in Singapore, and oversaw the acquisitions and dispositions across commercial, retail, residential and hospitality sectors with volume totalling over US$2.6 billion.


In his new role, Volker will lead the fund management and transaction activities for Savills IM’s Asia Property Fund 2 and Asia Pacific Fund, as well as help grow the firm’s portfolio in Asia by taking charge of some of Savills IM’s upcoming Asian-themed products.


Volker has a Master’s Degree in International Business from the University of Ludwighafen’s “East Asia Institute”.


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. His deep knowledge and expertise in the Asian markets will certainly bolster the team’s strategy to achieve continued growth and expansion in Asia.”


Volker Wanka, Director, Fund Management, Singapore at Savills IM, commented:

“I look forward to joining Savills IM at an exciting time and furthering the company's business expansion in Asia-Pacific with my knowledge and experience in the region.”




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Savills Investment Management


  • Savills Investment Management is an international real estate investment manager with offices in Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney and Tokyo 
  • As at 30 September 2016, Savills Investment Management managed a total of c.€17 billion of assets
  • Savills Investment Management is the brand name for entities in the Savills Investment Management group, including Savills Investment Management LLP, Savills Investment Management (UK) Ltd, Savills Investment Management (Luxembourg) Sàrl, Savills Investment Management (Jersey) Limited, Savills Investment Management SGR SpA, Savills Investment Management (Germany) GmbH, Savills Investment Management KVG GmbH, Savills Investment Management Pte Ltd, Savills Investment Management Asia Limited and Savills Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited
  • Savills Investment Management LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England No: OC306423 regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
  • Savills Investment Management is regulated in the UK, Italy, Germany, Jersey, Japan and Luxembourg.
  • 09 January 2017