Michiel Boonen (27) from Cushman & Wakefield has been appointed chairman of the Committee Research and Education of the Dutch Council Shopping Centres (NRW). He succeeds Boris van der Gijp from Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance who was chairman for the last four years. Boonen is at international real estate adviser Cushman & Wakefield responsible for Research. As the chairman Research & Education at NRW he also becomes a member of the NRW Thesis committee.
The NRW has set itself the goal to work continuously on an attractive and future-proof retail landscape. NRW organizes annual meetings for members to exchange information, discuss and inform each other about current national and international developments. The Committee Research & Education is focused on identifying and communicating developments, innovations and trends and is responsible for the content of thematic meetings of NRW.