born 11 July 1979
Hans-Peter Kneip holds a degree in business administration and graduated from European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel in 2004. He gained first professional experience in the finance and banking sector, including at Merrill Lynch in New York and J.P. Morgan in Frankfurt, before starting his career at French bank Société Générale in Paris in 2005. He worked in the bank’s corporate and investment banking division, most recently as Vice President in Equity Capital Markets and Strategic Equity Transactions. During this time, he was mainly involved in IPOs, capital increases and structured equity financings for German and international listed companies.
From 2012, Mr. Kneip was Head of Corporate Finance at the MDAX-listed Berlin-based GSW Immobilien AG and played a leading role in the company's merger with Deutsche Wohnen AG.
From 2014 to 2020, Mr Kneip worked for MDAX-company LEG Immobilien AG in Düsseldorf, where he was initially responsible for corporate finance and later also took over treasury, controlling and risk management. After the IPO, he built up the group’s capital market financing and, as a member of the executive management, was entrusted with the strategic development of the company and its real estate portfolio.
Until 2021, Mr Kneip was Chief Financial Officer of listed residential real estate company Accentro Real Estate AG in Berlin. Before joining Deutsche EuroShop AG, he was Managing Director of Deutsche Teilkauf GmbH in Cologne.
Hans-Peter Kneip is a member of the Executive Board of Deutsche EuroShop AG since October 2022. He is married and has German citizenship.