Management Team

Management consists of a team in Canada and a team in Germany and Luxembourg, as well as the board of directors of the general partner RECan Luxemburg and an advisory committee.

Canadian Team

Brian Toole

Brian Toole

Partner
Real Estate Investment, Asset Management
Brian provides executive leadership at both at both RECan and PG Asset Management and is responsible for leasing within the RECan portfolio. At Partners Global Corporate Real Estate, he leads the brokerage team and specializes in tenant advisory and investment service. Brian’s taps into his almost 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate sector when working with clients on national and international projects through his robust network of strategic partners.
Todd Bechard

Todd Bechard

Partner, Managing Director
Fund Executive Management, Investments and Asset Management
With a focus on asset sourcing, transaction management and asset management Todd leads the team at PG Asset Management, in addition to his executive responsibilities at RECan. His more than 25 years of experience as a real estate executive managing and trading multimillion-dollar portfolios, coupled with an extensive background in finance and accounting, means he is well positioned to handle all aspects of commercial real estate business.
Ian Stanley

Ian Stanley

Partner, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Investments and Asset Management, Tax and Legal Structures, Reporting
Ian specializes in investment transactions of all asset classes, with a focus on multi-residential properties. In addition to acting as CFO at RECan, he is also shares responsibility for multi-residential asset sourcing and transactions, asset management, and taxation and structuring. Ian has extensive knowledge of the finance and business processes that underpin the commercial property market, uniquely positioning him to offer both buying and selling advice and insights to clients.

Germany and Luxembourg Team

Sven J. Matten

Sven J. Matten

Partner, Managing Director
Fund Executive Management, Business Development
A German citizen with permanent resident status in Canada, Sven has been linking EU-based investors with investment opportunities in Canada since 1998. He initiated and structured the RECan Group and is co-founder and managing director and acts as the main link between the RECan team in the EU and Canada. Sven leads a similarly structured Luxembourg-based investment fund focused on green energy projects, connecting EU component manufactures and investors with green energy developers, utilities and government officials in several Canadian provinces. In addition, for more than 15 years Sven acted as international film producer with focus on equity financing structures and, for more than a decade, as a university lecturer at the Munich Business School.
Dr. Bernhard Engelbrecht

Dr. Bernhard Engelbrecht

Partner, Managing Director
Fund Executive Management, Capital Structure and Investment Management
Bernhard is a co-founder and managing director at RECan. Based in Luxembourg, he provides executive management services to RECan along with responsibilities for capital structure, finance and reporting. He also maintains responsibility for regulatory compliance in Luxembourg and oversees the relationship with our independent fund partners (Pancura, Pandomus, Hauck & Aufhäuser, Baker Tilly, Colliers International). He has many years of experience as CFO and managing director of regulated and unregulated fund structures, as well as in setting up and running CSSF and BaFIN supervised AIFMs. Bernhard has more than 20 years of experience in investing in real estate as well as private equity with investments of more than 10 billion Euros.

General Partner RECan Luxembourg

Sven Rein

Sven Rein

Managing Director at RECan Global GP Luxembourg and Managing Partner at Pancura, MRICS
As managing partner, Sven will act as the lead manager for Pancura, the Alternative Investments Fund Manager (AIFM) for the RECan Global Fund. As such, Sven will also be a managing director for the Fund’s general partner. Sven has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry and +€ 3 bn transaction volume in the last seven years as board director of diverse real estate funds.He is a Real Estate Economist (ebs), a Chartered Surveyor (member of RICS) and holds a diploma in international business administration (FH Wiesbaden).
Todd Bechard

Todd Bechard

Managing Director at RECan Global GP Luxembourg
With a focus on asset sourcing, transaction management and asset management Todd leads the team at PG Asset Management, in addition to his executive responsibilities at RECan. His more than 25 years of experience as a real estate executive managing and trading multimillion-dollar portfolios, coupled with an extensive background in finance and accounting, means he is well positioned to handle all aspects of commercial real estate business.
Dr. Bernhard Engelbrecht

Dr. Bernhard Engelbrecht

Managing Director at RECan Global GP Luxembourg
Bernhard is a co-founder and managing director at RECan. Based in Luxembourg, he provides executive management services to RECan along with responsibilities for capital structure, finance and reporting. He also maintains responsibility for regulatory compliance in Luxembourg and oversees the relationship with our independent fund partners (Pancura, Pandomus, Hauck & Aufhäuser, Baker Tilly, Colliers International). He has many years of experience as CFO and managing director of regulated and unregulated fund structures, as well as in setting up and running CSSF and BaFIN supervised AIFMs. Bernhard has more than 20 years of experience in investing in real estate as well as private equity with investments of more than 10 billion Euros.

Advisory Committee

Hanns-Ferdinand Müller

Hanns-Ferdinand Müller

Hanns-Ferdinand is an honorary professor at the International School of Management, Dortmund; the CEO and a board member of FORIS AG; and, until 2014, the CEO and CFO of RWE Vertriebs AG.

Management Team RECan Global Group