Mr. Epping is Global Head of ESG where he is responsible for coordinating the firm’s sustainability efforts worldwide, developing together with the Executive Committee and the regional and central business units, the firm’s ongoing sustainability strategy.
He previously served as Senior Managing Director and Fund Manager for the Hines European Core Fund (HECF) as well as the separate accounts of HV Trophy Mandate HV Mandate, the Hines BVK High Street Retail Mandate and the Hines CNP Mandate. He joined Hines in 2001 as assistant project manager for Uptown München in Germany. He moved to Hines Europe in London in 2003 where he served as fund analyst for the Hines European Development Fund. He joined the newly created HECF as portfolio manager in 2006, became fund manager of HECF in 2013 where he was responsible for the fund and oversaw equity and debt raising strategy investment strategy and execution, as well as asset management. From 2014 to today he was responsible for setting up and investing the three separate accounts mentioned above.
Epping holds a degree of economics business administration from University of Mannheim as Diplom-Kaufmann and an MBA from Union College in Schenectady.