As chief executive of Urban Land Institute Europe, van Doorn is responsible for the development of the institute’s activities across the region, including its pan-European conferences and more than 250 local meetings and events across 14 countries. She joined ULI from LIRE, her own consultancy business, which advises international institutional real estate investors and fund managers on strategy, organisational optimisation and portfolio structuring. Prior to this, van Doorn was country manager for CBRE Global Investors, where she managed a €1.6bn portfolio of assets in Italy and was fund manager of two shopping centre funds (€1.3bn) with assets in Spain, Portugal and Italy. Before joining CBRE Global Investors, van Doorn was founding chief executive for INREV, the European association for investors in non-listed real estate vehicles, for four and a half years. She started her career at ING Investment Management, where she held account manager and assistant controller positions before being made managing director of research and strategy for ING Real Estate Investment Management Europe.