Jeroen van der Toolen
Managing Director CEE
Jeroen van der Toolen is an acknowledged expert in the field of commercial and residential real estate. Currently he holds a position of the head of Ghelamco in the CEE region. He joined Ghelamco in 2003 as a Managing Director for Poland and 3 years later was appointed Managing Director for CEE.
Since its launch on Polish market Ghelamco has delivered over 630 000 sq m of modern office and warehouse surface. As the Managing Director, Jeroen van der Toolen is responsible for Ghelamco’s commercial success. Between 2003-2018 Ghelamco Poland under his management has sold 23 commercial projects worth 1 billion 608.9 million euro.
Jeroen van der Toolen brought bold vision and innovative strategy to company’s operations and expanded Ghelamco’s field of activity to new market sectors.
Creating functional urban tissue that serves the local community and benefits for the city became one of Jeroen van der Toolen priorities. For this purpose „Sztuka w Mieście” Foundation was founded which goal is to improve the quality of urban space through cultural and artistic events. The flagship example of this strategy is the Warsaw Spire office complex with a unique arrangement of its surrounding.
Ghelamco nowadays is an unquestionable leader in sustainable development in Poland, with the highest number of BREEAM-certified office schemes, as well as the first certificate at Excellent level for a completed office building and many design and development awards. In 2017 Ghelamco flagship project - Warsaw Spire was awarded the title of the best office building in the world by the MIPIM Awards.