Vice President, Real Estate & Customer Experience Lead
Jessica Pilkes is director, head of property management Benelux. She has 89 assets under management, representing approximately 2.1 million square meters.
Pilkes is responsible for property management in the Benelux and leads a team of three property managers. She is involved in the technical management and commercial management of the portfolio, and she selects and monitors external technical and facility management suppliers. Her responsibilities include budgeting, negotiations, assessing maintenance contracts, analyzing yearly acquisition and disposition of the portfolio, and aligning strategy with asset management. Her role also includes knowledge transfer for property management within the Benelux and Northern Europe.
Pilkes has over eight years of experience in property management. She started in 2009 as an assistant property manager and was promoted to junior property manager and then to property manager Benelux in 2012. In 2017, she was appointed director of property management Benelux.
Pilkes holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering and business administration from the Hogeschool van Amsterdam.