Mr. Knapp was promoted to CIO, Europe in 2019, and is responsible for developing the European investment strategy and growing the platform. He is a member of the firm’s Executive and global Investment Committees. He joined Hines in 2008 and has led major transactions ranging across the risk spectrum in multiple product types. Most recently, he led Hines' major expansion into living/housing sector on a pan-European basis. Prior to Hines, he spent five years at the Renzo Piano Building Workshop working in Paris and Genova, Italy.
He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Rice University and a Masters in Real Estate Development from MIT.