Thomas Verbeken Manriquez
Head of the South American Regional Office
Thomas Verbeken is the Head of Real Estate Risk for MetLife Chile's Investment area. He was appointed to this position in July 2011. Previously, Thomas served on the same Real Estate Risk Area as Associate, since he joined MetLife, in April 2009.
Thomas is responsible for leading the risk team on the risk and profitability valuation for all new real estate loan and equity deals. He is also in charge of the rating and performance follow up processes for Met Chile's real estate portfolio. The position also has the responsibility for research studies from different industry sectors that might be considered for loan or equity opportunities.
Previously to MetLife, Thomas worked in the development area for a regional real estate developer called Parque Arauco, from end of 2006 to 2007, analyzing new opportunities for the holding in Chile. Before, he previously worked in MetLife Chile from 2004 to end of 2006 as Product Manager within the real estate commercial area searching for new commercial loan deals.
Thomas has undergraduate studies of Business Administration in Universidad Católica de Chile and has a Master in International Business Finance in Bournemouth University, UK. Thomas is also teacher of Real Estate Investment on the MBA of Universidad Catolica de Chile.