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Founder & CEOLion's Head
Christo Iliev is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in real estate. He is a co-founder of Lion's Head Investments, a regional commercial property investor and asset manager. Christo is also the founder of AG Capital – the largest Bulgarian group of companies with real estate investment, development and asset management capabilities.He is an alumni of Harvard Business School and holds a PhD degree in Real Estate Investments. He is also RICS and YPO member.
Head of EuropeAmstar
As Head of Europe, Chris is responsible for managing and expanding the company’s international platform. He joined Amstar in 2017 and has over 19 years’ experience of investing in and managing commercial RE. Previously, he was head of LaSalle Investment Management’s Central European business, where he executed upon all of LaSalle’s €350 million of transactions in central Europe since 2012. In addition, he was also Head of Acquisitions at LaSalle for Northern, Central and Southern Europe. Prior to LaSalle, he was Managing Director at JER Partners. Before JER,he was head of CEE acquisitions and business development at GE Real Estate, where he established their Warsaw office and closed over €1.4 billion of transactions.
Mr. Doron Klein is in charge of AFI Europe in Romania and the Czech republic. AFI Europe is a development company focusing on development and management of large scale office, retail and residential projects. Mr. Klein was born in Israel, where he obtained bachelor´s degree in finance from Haifa University and graduated from University of New York in Prague, Czech Republic, where he obtained MBA degree. He has been working in the real estate sector since 2005 and has been at AFI Europe company since 2008. He speaks Hebrew, English and Czech.
CEOKulczyk Silverstein Properties
Edgar joined Kulczyk Silverstein Properties in September 2010. Previously, Board Member of Immoeast AG and EBRD Director. He held Investment Committee positions in numerous Investment and Advisory Committees of real estate and private equity funds e.g. Europolis Invest and Polonia Property Fund as well as Board seats with renown real estate companies including TriGranit, IRIDE, European Property Group or St. Petersburg Property Development Company. Edgar holds a PhD in Mathematics and a Doctor’s Degree in Technical Sciences, from the Technical University in Vienna. He is licensed as Chartered Management Consultant and holds a degree of Academic Management Consultant. He is also a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, MRICS.
CEOGolden Star Group
Gal has broad international business experience of 20 years in real estate investments and developments. Managing large scale real estate companies including high level of business development throughout various countries in Europe and CEE including extensive track record of real estate developments, investments and strategy formation.
Michael is a Partner at TPG, a leading global private investment firm with approx. $88 billion of assets under management. He has helped establish TPG Real Estate’s efforts in Europe and is a member of TPG Real Estate’s Investment Committee and TPG Europe’s Executive Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors of several portfolio companies, including A&O Hostels, Campo Properties and Campus Living. He serves as Chairman of Tempore Properties SOCIMI and serves as Chairman of Deutsche Office Properties. He is also a member of the Board at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity. He holds a Diplôme de Grande École and a Master of Science in Management from ESCP Europe, and speaks German, Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.
Co-Owner & Managing PartnerGriffin Real Estate
Nebil Senman is Co-Owner and a Managing Partner of Griffin Real Estate, the largest and most active investment manager in private equity real estate in CEE with equity invested over EUR 2BN and AuM of over EUR 5BN. Previously, Nebil was heading for nine years Oaktree’s German and Polish real estate investments and operations, leading transactions an setting-up new platforms worth several billion Euro. Before joining Oaktree, Nebil spent eight years within the real estate advisory and corporate finance division at Ernst & Young Real Estate (previously Arthur Andersen) where he held different managerial positions.
Chairman & CEOWING
Wing’s Chairman & CEO, and shareholder. Has worked in CEE since 1990, and held the position of Wing’s Chairman & CEO since the company’s establishment in 1999. During this time he was tasked with the establishment of Wing, management of the company’s integrated investment and development activity, its office, retail, industrial, hotel and residential projects and services portfolio as well as its international expansion in Poland via its stake in ECHO Investment where he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Graduated from Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University – BA) and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna – MA). Speaks English, Hungarian, French, German and Spanish.
Managing DirectorErste Group Bank
Mr. Patrick Zehetmayr is Head of Group Commercial Real Estate at Erste Group Bank AG. Prior to that, he was a Member of the Board at Immorent AG. He had experiences at Erste Group Bank AG as Head of Relationship Management for the Group Larges Corporates Business, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Treasury and as a Trader for Fixed Income Derivatives. He speaks English and German.
Partner, Head of InvestmentsEuropa Capital
Robert is a Founding Partner of Europa Capital and is Head of Central Europe. He is responsible for investment origination, acquisition, and asset management across the Region and is a member of the Investment Committee for all Europa’s funds. Before starting Europa in 1998, Robert worked at St Quintin and Herring Baker Harris in London. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has a BSc in Land Management from Reading University and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA).
Head of Europe/UKLincoln Property Company
Mr. Troy Javaher is currently Managing Director of UK/European operations for Lincoln Property Company (LPC). Lincoln Property Company was founded in Dallas in 1965 and has developed more than 14 million square meters of commercial projects and 220,000 multifamily units at a total cost of over $30 billion. Troy has a Master's degree in Real Estate from Columbia University in New York.
Founding PartnerBluehouse Capital
Founding Partner. Bluehouse Capital is a private equity investment management firm with a focus on the property markets of Central and Southeastern Europe, operating through its local offices in the region. Prior to this, Mr. Delikanakis served for five years as the General Manager of real estate for the Technical Olympic Group and as Executive Vice President and Executive Vice Chairman of the NYSE-listed homebuilder Technical Olympic USA, Inc. Mr. Delikanakis is a graduate of the Advanced Management Development Program in RE from Harvard University and holds a M.Sc. in Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin and a Diploma of Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. RICS member.
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