Project Description

Charles-Antoine Van Aelst
Chief Investment Officer – Aedifica NV/SA

Charles-Antoine van Aelst joined Aedifica (the leading listed healthcare real estate investor) in 2008 and became its Chief Investment Officer in 2017. During this 13 year period, Charles-Antoine actively contributed to the strategic specialization and the international growth of the company, transforming it from a small Belgian residential investor into a leading European pure play healthcare real estate investor, active in 7 countries. In this process, Charles-Antoine contributed to the establishment of many partnerships with professional care operators in need of a long term real estate partner to support their core activities.

Aedifica entered the Irish healthcare real estate market in February 2021 with a first acquisition in Mallow and has since then grown its Irish portfolio to a total of 7 existing nursing homes and 5 development projects in partnership with 3 care operators. Aedifica sees great potential in establishing further partnerships with care operators in Ireland in order to help supporting the ongoing quality improvement in the Irish care market.

Charles-Antoine holds a Master in Business Economics from the University of Antwerp and a Master in Financial Management from the Vlerick Business School.