Senior Investment Manager: Union Investment, President, HAMA Europe Chapter;
1983 - 1997: works in Europe, Australasia and the CIS; develops, opens, and manages hotels in Senior Executive and General Manager positions.
1997: Theodor and his wife incorporate SERVUS International in Istanbul assisting private and institutional investors, governmental bodies and hotel operators in Europe, Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Azerbaijan and on the Arabian Peninsula with: Development Advisory, Asset Management, Operator Search and Negotiations, Mystery Shopping, Interims Management, Investment Reviews - Market Feasibility, Executive Search.
Since 2007 – ongoing: acts as External Advisor for Hotel Investments and Asset Management for Union Investment Real Estate GmbH overseeing transactions and the repositioning of assets in access of € 1,400 Million (i.e. The Godfrey Boston, Melia La Defense Paris, Marriott Champs Elysées or Intercontinental Berlin). Since 2015 – Focus on Expanding the Hotel Portfolio of Union Investment as Senior Invest Manager.
March 2014 – ongoing. Co-founder of HAMA (Hotel Asset Manager Association) Europe Chapter, the preeminent Non-profit Association with the prime purpose to promote the enhancement of hotel asset values. As the current President, Theodor aims to manifest HAMA Europe alongside with its global Chapters in USA, MEA, Asia Pacific, China, and Japan by focusing on “Burning Issue” in the Hospitality Industry, establishing Best Practice Platforms and creating an Academic Foundation for Hotel Asset Managers.
Theodor is raised and educated in Vienna, now resident in Istanbul; two daughters and relaxes during long-distance runs.