Thomas Wiegelmann

OPM '17

Dr. Thomas Wiegelmann is an experienced real estate professional with more than eighteen years in the real estate sector across consultancy, corporate finance and investment. He graduated with a PhD on risk management in the real estate development industry and was appointed Honorary Adjunct Professor at Bond University (Australia) in 2013. Thomas is Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and qualified with a postgraduate in real estate economics from European Business School Schloss Reichartshausen in 1999. He has published on several topics, such as real estate investment, risk management, valuation, global capital markets, negotiations and innovation. Thomas is member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Property Investment & Finance.

Thomas graduated with a certificate from the Owner/President Management Program (OPM) at Harvard Business School and is an alumnus of the School. He is also a Founding Member of the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board.

Thomas is a co-founder and the managing director of BLUE Asset Management (www.blue-asset.com). BLUE manages over 100 commercial properties of institutional investors with a market value of more than 1.4 billion euros. Geographic focus is on Germany, Switzerland and Austria. BLUE strives to ensure optimal added value for the managed properties through active asset and investment management services. The work is characterized by an entrepreneurial and institutional approach to stabilize and enhance cash flow and real estate values. As an independent company, we can work quickly, creatively and discreetly. Clients profit from BLUE’s substantial experience and bespoke services based on more than 100 transactions with a transaction volume in excess of 4.5 billion euros. BLUE has a preferred access and steady flow of investment opportunities allowing off-market transaction even in competitive markets.

Thomas also has a keen interest in how the real estate industry is changing and pays close attention to how technological innovation affects it. As such, he is also involved in tech startups.