Christian Janssen,

Head of European Debt

Christian Janssen

Christian is the Head of European Debt and has more than 20 years’ experience in real estate finance, fund management, securitisation and capital markets. Prior to joining the company, Christian was a Fund Manager and Co-Head of Commercial Real Estate Lending at Renshaw Bay, where he set up and launched its maiden CRE Debt fund.


Before this, Christian was a Managing Director at Jefferies International Limited, where he led the development of Jefferies’ European CRE finance practice as the Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt Capital Markets.


Christian joined Barclays Capital in 2004 and setup its European CRE lending, securitisation, syndication and servicing platform. Prior to this he spent seven years at Morgan Stanley’s Securitised Product Group in New York and London.


Christian began his career in 1992 at First Boston in New York where he worked in the Mortgage Financial Engineering and Project Finance groups, structuring and executing financings of a wide variety of asset classes.


Christian served for two years as the Chairperson of the Commercial Real Estate Finance Council – Europe. CREFC is the pre-eminent international trade association dedicated to promoting the on-going strength, liquidity and viability of commercial real estate capital market finance worldwide.


He has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from Yale University in 1997.

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United Kingdom
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