Land Development Manager, Masdar
Aline Pate was born 1982 in Wiesbaden, Germany. She grew up in a picturesque village called Walsdorf. Aline started her education in Germany and went on to study BSc International Business Management in Cardiff, Wales, UK. Her studies included an exchange year funded by ERASMUS to the University of Pascal Paoli in Corsica, France.
Aline has always had a passion for real estate and started her professional career in 2007 with Commerz Real, the real estate arm of Commerzbank in Germany, as Investment Manager. After 4 years acquiring office and retail real estate across southern Europe for Commerzbank’s open-ended investment funds, Aline moved within the company to establish a base for Commerz Real in London where she was responsible for asset management for UK and Northern Ireland. During that period she further intensified her knowledge by studying a Master of Science in Finance and Financial Law at London University.
Aline is passionate about the environment and sustainable living. In 2014 Aline moved to Abu Dhabi and took up the role of Development Manager in the Sustainable Real Estate Department with the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of Mubadala, in Masdar City.
A devoted mother of two young boys, Aline also enjoys pursuing her interests of DIY, design and experimenting with new and sustainable technologies. Her home hydroponics system is rapidly growing as she seeks ways to combine innovation with practical living uses.