29 April 2024 | 2 min.

Martin Kraaij new fund director of ASR Dutch Science Park Fund

Martin Kraaij will be appointed fund director of the ASR Dutch Science Park Fund as of May 1. This unlisted real estate fund invests in commercial properties in the Netherlands’ most attractive science parks, with a strong focus on institutional investors. In his new role as fund director, Martin will pursue further growth for the ASR Dutch Science Park Fund and establish new partnerships with universities, science parks and businesses.

After studying architecture and mastering 'Real Estate Management & Development' at TU Eindhoven, Martin Kraaij started his career as a project manager at Draaijer+Partners. He then worked at DTZ Zadelhoff and Cushman & Wakefield as a real estate advisor in the Rotterdam and Utrecht office market. He also worked for two years at developer Blauwhoed as a selection manager where he supervised acquisitions and tenders. Since November 1, 2020, Martin Kraaij has been employed by a.s.r. real estate as an acquisition & asset manager for the ASR Dutch Science Park Fund. He will take up the position of fund director of the same fund on May 1.

As of May 1, Benny Ng will also join the Fund Management team of the ASR Dutch Science Park Fund. Benny received his PhD from TU Eindhoven in 2020 on 'Demand-driven Science Parks' and has since been a sought-after speaker at symposia. Benny is transferring from the Research & Intelligence department of a.s.r. real estate to the Fund Management department.

Martin Kraaij Website

Martin Kraaij, fund director ASR Dutch Science Park Fund

Benny Ng

Benny Ng, fund manager ASR Dutch Science Park Fund