Key Professionals

Executive Committee

Rob Wilkinson

Rob Wilkinson
Chief Executive Officer


Rob is the Chief Executive Officer of AEW Europe and Chairman of AEW Europe's Investment Committee. Prior to being appointed CEO of the firm in 2014, Rob held the position of Chief Investment Officer at AEW Europe. Rob has ultimate responsibility for defining and implementing the strategy of AEW Europe and, since joining the firm in 2009, he has overseen over €20bn of transactions. He has considerable experience of real estate transactions, having sourced and executed a range of portfolio, corporate and restructuring transactions across Europe.

Rob has over 25 years of real estate and financial services experience, holds a degree in Law from the University of Cambridge and is a qualified chartered accountant. He previously held senior positions with UBS Investment Banking and Eurohypo and is currently Non-Executive Director of Grainger plc