España GRI 2016Madrid, 18 - 19 May
María is currently directing the GRI Club for the Spanish market. Prior to this, she directed the GRI meetings in Italy (2015) and Central and Eastern Europe, and collaborated in the British and Indian Real Estate markets. She has developed an extensive network in the sector.
She holds a BA in History, a MSc in Physical Anthropology, doing her Master Thesis at the University of Cambridge, and has an extensive background in International Archaeology projects in Spain, Jordan, UK, Italy and France. In addition to these countries, she has lived in the US, Brazil and Chile, being completely fluent in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and English.
She currently takes part in several Human Rights projects related to Crimes against humanity and Conflict resolution.
Mr. Aviles began working with AML July 2013 upon AREA Property Partners’ merger into Ares. Both at Ares, and previously at AREA since 2010, he has helped manage and originate deals in Spain and Portugal. He has over 28 years experience in real estate, including in investment and development of commercial and residential property. Mr. Aviles studied Naval Architecture and Engineering at Madrid University and has a degree from IE in Madrid. He was a MD for Grosvenor Spain and then a Director of Grosvenor Continental Europe from 2002 to 2010. Before Grosvenor, he had been a partner of JLL and MD for Procisa and Hammerson Spain during the 90’s. He is a member of the RICS.