- Fabian was previously Managing Director, Global Head of Securities and Treasury Markets at SWIFT and serves as innovation advisor to Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM).
- He will support the Big Data and technology platform as it continues to scale its proposition.
- RE5Q has the potential to re-shape a range of traditional financial sectors, including asset management and insurance – building on its existing momentum in Real Estate.
June 2021 – Fabian Vandenreydt, capital markets veteran and Innovation Ecosystem Advisor to Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – the international financial centre – has joined the Advisory Board of the Real Estate AI and technology platform RE5Q.
A recipient of several awards in fintech and capital markets, he brings a unique combination of traditional industry expertise, particularly in the EU and UAE regions, and understanding of the fields of applied machine learning, regtech, data analytics and digital assets.
During his 25+ year career, Vandenreydt has held several notable roles including Managing Director, Global Head of Securities and Treasury Markets, Innotribe, the SWIFT Institute and Partner Management at SWIFT, placing him at the heart of the fintech sector. Other roles include Managing Principal, at Capco, a consultancy in capital markets, and Vice-President, Head of Product Management for Communications Services at JPMorgan/ Euroclear.
Founded in 2018 to address a lack of quality data for real estate asset managers, RE5Q is a Big Data platform using Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning to revolutionise valuation, planning, investment and regulation across the property sector. Part of Reech Corporations Group, RE5Q develops and scales solutions through a range of JVs and Consortiums and is already being applied to asset management, media and consulting services. It also has the potential to re-shape many others – such as the mortgage industry and insurance.
The firm recently hired Martin Samworth, the former EMEA and APAC CBRE Chairman, to its Advisory Board to help drive the Real Estate side of the business. Vandenreydt’s financial sector experience and significant involvement in the UAE – core growth areas for Reech Corporations Group – will help grow its presence and partners in the same way.
Commenting on his appointment Fabian Vandenreydt said: “RE5Q is an exciting and disruptive business and I’m looking forward to supporting its growth and development. It’s always great to help a business early in its journey and RE5Q has a bright future as it looks to disrupt multiple industries through its cutting-edge approach to AI, machine learning and analytics.”
Christophe Reech, Chairman of RE5Q, added: “We are thrilled to have Fabian join our Board given his strong and extensive background working in the UAE region. He brings a wealth of knowledge in technology, capital markets and corporate innovation. These attributes will be instrumental to RE5Q as it continues to develop its proposition across the real estate industry segments.”