The Team

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"Good things happen to a team when a player takes the place where she or he adds the most value. Great things happen when all the players on the team take the role that maximizes their strengths—their talent, skill, and experience." (John C. Maxwell)

Our People

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Steffen is Managing Partner of ambas Real Estate.

He founded the company (formerly known as iMallinvest Europe) back in 2014. Steffen previously worked for the UK based fund manager Henderson Global Investors and for the German open-ended fund management platform Commerz Grundbesitz Investmentgesellschaft.


With more than 21 years of industry experience, he is a genuine retail real estate specialist. Having operated in eight European markets (GER, AUT, UK, SWE, ESP, POR, ITA, HUN) Steffen displays a deep understanding of international investment market mechanics and is familiar with the highest quality standards in institutional decision making.


He is a member of the Advisory Board of the German Council of Shopping Centres (GCSP). As a lecturer at the International Real Estate Business School (IREBS), Steffen regularly contributes to the training and development of industry professionals in the German real estate market.

Managing Partner


Klaus is acting as Managing Partner of ambas Real Estate.

He joined the company in January 2018 and previously worked for various renowned real estate institutions such as Union Investment Real Estate, SEB Asset Management, Commerz Grundbesitz Investmentgesellschaft and Hochtief.


During 21 years of institutional investment and asset management activity in as many as ten different regions across the globe (GER, AUT, NL, SCAND, ESP, ITA, TUR, SVK, CAN, USA), Klaus gained vast real estate M&A experience, which shaped his excellent deal negotiation skills.


By virtue of his background as a Civil Engineer, who also holds an international MBA, Klaus features extensive technical real estate know-how combined with comprehensive commercial deal understanding.

Managing Partner