Pierre N Rolin Bio
Pierre N. Rolin is Founder and CEO of Ankh Impact Ventures. A Canadian entrepreneur with over 35 years of real estate investment advisory as well as venture capital experience, Rolin was previously based in London, Frankfurt, and New York and has closed more than 550 real estate investments valued in excess of $17 billion USD and delivered an average 20 percent net IRR for his clients. Rolin was appointed Global Head of Credit Suisse International Real Estate based in London at the age of 35. Following his career at Credit Suisse, Rolin founded a global real estate advisory firm where he managed assets of $6.4 billion USD including 125 direct properties and four customised private equity real estate funds.
Rolin is currently Chairman and CEO of Ankh Real Estate, Inc., an independent global real estate investment advisory firm whose clients include ultra-high net worth private investors, foundations, private equity firms, alternative managers, and property developers. Rolin also advises real estate owners and operators on strategic projects including M&A, capital allocation and recycling strategies, take privates, joint ventures, recaps, roll-ups, and platform investments.
In 2006, Rolin established a private nonprofit grant-giving foundation that promoted learning opportunities for gifted underserved youth through art, education, and cultural heritage programs. From 2015 to 2020, Rolin advised and invested in over 20 venture-backed early-stage, growth and late-stage technology companies. Based on these experiences and a desire to create sustainable social impact beyond philanthropic giving, Rolin established Ankh Impact Ventures in 2020 with a new philanthro-capitalist business model to foster impact entrepreneurship by diverse agents of change from all global geographies.
Rolin has shared his experiences at numerous conferences and events globally, such as The World Economic Forum in Davos, The Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, and the Young Presidents Organization in London.