GRI Hospitality Europe 2019

GRI Hospitality Europe 2019

11-12 September
InterContinental Paris le Grand
2 rue Scribe, 75009 Paris, France

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Fulvia D'Ippolito
Fulvia
Fulvia D'Ippolito
Head of Italy and Hospitality EuropeGRI Club
Fulvia is a Senior Director at GRI, with direct responsibility to lead GRI’s activities in Italy, and the GRI Hospitality Club on a Pan-European level. She joined GRI in 2014 to launch the GRI business in Italy while helping to strengthen GRI’s portfolio in Sub Saharan African markets. She has over 18 years of experience in b2b event production and brand marketing. Prior to joining GRI, she was Director at Fiera Milano Media for many years, and brand consultant for Italian start-ups in London. Fulvia is Executive MBA from MIP Politecnico di Milano (2012) and M.Sc. in Business & Corporate Communications, University of Siena, Italy.
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GRI Hospitality Europe 2019 is a get-together of senior investors, lenders and developers active in the hospitality market in Europe

 

We have dedicated discussions focused on product selection, disruptive trends, the macro state of hospitality investments globally as well as understanding capital flows into all of Europe’s hospitality assets and the current hotspots for investors, lenders.

Among topics to discuss

  • Investing & lending for Hospitality Assets - Stalled cycle or time to experiment?
  • Place Making & Mixed Use - Is bigger always better value-add?
  • Service, Lifestyle & Leisure - Future of all, master of none?
  • Hospitality Owner/Operator Market Dynamics - Power struggle or amicable marriage?
  • Hospitality Product Demands & Long Term Value - Demographics, location or disruptive forces?

This year GRI Hospitality Europe sits within Europe GRI, our flagship pan-European conference for senior investors, developers and lenders active in the Real Estate industry. Therefore, registered attendees to GRI Hospitality Europe will be automatically allowed to take part to GRI Europe as well and enjoy its discussions and networking moments.

AMONG CONFIRMED ATTENDEES:

Binh-Son Luong
Binh-Son Luong
Epsilon Capital
Brian Betel
Brian Betel
ASG Iberia Advisors
Dieter Kornek
Dieter Kornek
TUI Hotels & Resorts
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Catalonia Hotels & Resorts
Francesco Cefalu'
Francesco Cefalu'
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Jan Janssen
Jan Janssen
Goldman Sachs International
Jared Hart
Jared Hart
Trophaeum Asset Partners
Julio Delgado
Julio Delgado
Quinta da Ombria
Kirat Dhillon
Kirat Dhillon
Platinum Estates Limited
Lissa Engle
Lissa Engle
Berkeley Capital Group
Marc Rahola Matutes
Marc Rahola Matutes
OD Group
Mark Moody
Mark Moody
Al Marjan Island
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo Ghedini
Brera Serviced Apartments
Mauro Montagner
Mauro Montagner
Edizione Property
Nadra Moussalem
Nadra Moussalem
Colony Capital France
Nicolas Maciocia
Nicolas Maciocia
WeWork
Paola Macchi
Paola Macchi
Dolce&Gabbana
Rami Badr
Rami Badr
Orion Capital Managers
Ramsey Mankarious
Ramsey Mankarious
Cedar Capital Partners
Rohan Thakkar
Rohan Thakkar
Yotel
Salvatore Leggiero
Salvatore Leggiero
LEGGIERO Real Estate SPA
Shai Zelering
Shai Zelering
Brookfield Property Group
Binh-Son Luong
Binh-Son
Binh-Son Luong
Managing DirectorEpsilon Capital
Binh-Son is the founder of Epsilon Capital S.A. and also acts as an independent director to family businesses and institutional companies, such as KKR European real estate holdings among others. He comes from a financial background and has held various positions for international banks in Tokyo, Frankfurt, London (Lehman Brothers in Mergers & Acquisitions, among others), before focusing on private equity real estate. He has closed on transactions amounting to more than €5.0bn for Deutsche Bank RREEF private equity real estate funds, and lately he built the real estate investment platform in Europe & North America for a private company, setting up the operations and successfully deploying $500m in Europe & North America.
Brian Betel
Brian
Brian Betel
Managing PartnerASG Iberia Advisors
Brian has worked for 25 years in the RE sector investing and managing assets in 6 countries covering a wide range of products in Private Equity RE including CRE value add, turnarounds and residential, hotel and resort development in addition to alternative asset classes. Brian has a further specialty in debt and NPL acquisitions and workouts navigating insolvency processes to unlock value in distressed special situations. He spent 14 years in North America and Europe at a major PE fund with his final position as MD in Spain before opening the ASG Iberia office in Spain as the Managing Partner and setting up ASG Homes Propcorp as a Founding Partner currently developing multifamily residential projects in ten cities throughout Spain.
Dieter Kornek
Dieter
Dieter Kornek
Head of Project ScoutingTUI Hotels & Resorts
Nearly25 years of experience in hotel development in various senior management positions. From 1995 to 2003 Director Development of ACCOR Hotels in Germany and Austria, from 2003-2011 Director Development of Motel One Group for European development of these Budget Design Hotels. In 2011 I joined TUI Hotels & Resorts, but after strategic change in hotel business I started in 2013 as Managing Director Development for Vienna based Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences, being responsible for the growth of Falkensteiner in CEE. In 2017 I returned to TUI Group to manage the growth of Tui own hotels & resorts worldwide, especially TUI Blue, Club Robinson and Club Magic Life
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Federico
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Director, Development & Asset ManagementCatalonia Hotels & Resorts
Federico Holzmann (Director of Development & Asset Management, Catalonia Hotels & Resorts) has developed expertise in hospitality companies such as the Ritz-Carlton and Catalonia Hotels & Resorts. Currently he is teaching as adjunct professor on the International Master in Hospitality Management at EADA and is also associated professor at the Hospitality Master of the UAB. After 10 years working for Catalonia H & R where he has developed experience within Hotel Operations, he is now responsible for the corporate Development Strategy & Asset Management.
Francesco Cefalu'
Francesco
Francesco Cefalu'
Regional Development Director, EMEA & SAMandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Francesco is Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s Regional Development Director for EMEA & South America. He leads MOHG development and investment activities in the region. In his previous role as Vice President Development Europe at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts he was responsible for expansion of the brand in Europe. Previously he was part of the development team at Hilton Worldwide with management roles in Brazil, Italy and the UK. In his earlier career he held several positions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts and at Sony Electronics. Francesco has an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.
Jan Janssen
Jan
Jan Janssen
Co-Head of EMEA RE FinanceGoldman Sachs International
Jan is Head of EMEA Real Estate Finance at Goldman Sachs. He has extensive experience in retail, office, logistics, operating assets as well as SPL/NPL financing and has worked in various jurisdictions across Europe. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Jan worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citi in real estate finance, securitisation and investment banking.
Jared Hart
Jared
Jared Hart
Managing DirectorTrophaeum Asset Partners
Jared Hart joined Trophaeaum in 2018 as Managing Director. Prior to this we was with Thor Equities, leading the company’s European expansion with an investment strategy aimed to focus on well-located properties where there is an ability to enhance value by way of rental uplift or redevelopment. During his career he has acquired approximately 2+ billion euros of assets in Europe.
Julio Delgado
Julio
Julio Delgado
CEOQuinta da Ombria
Julio Delgado has a degree in Business and Economy by Seville University and a master degree in Hotels Management, by Madrid Polytechnic University. He also has a Master in Golf Management by Wales University/EADE, a General Manager Program in Cornell University New York and another Master in Real Estate Management, by Law and Economy Institute of Barcelona, among other courses. Julio has particular expertise on five star resorts management, standing out as CEO/GM at: PGA Catalunya Resort***** ; Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa***** in Italy ; La Manga Club Golf Resort***** in Cartagena ; La Cala Resort***** in Malaga, Resort Barceló Envía Golf & Spa***** in Almeria, among several other professional experiences on luxury tourism sector.
Kirat Dhillon
Kirat
Kirat Dhillon
Managing DirectorPlatinum Estates Limited
Kirat Dhillon is a Managing Director at Platinum Estates Limited based in London. Platinum is boutique real estate investment and advisory firm serving ultra high-net-worth clients. Established in 2012 we operate a highly focused investment platform, pursuing niche opportunities across Europe.
Lissa Engle
Lissa
Lissa Engle
Founder, Managing DirectorBerkeley Capital Group
Lissa Engle is Founder and Managing Director of Berkeley Capital Group, specialist real estate firm investing in and developing high-quality hotels and mixed-use schemes in the UK and Europe. Berkeley Capital partners with land and property owners, and investors including institutional funds, private equity firms and family offices. Lissa guides the strategic direction of the firm’s investments, including critical aspects of origination, underwriting, execution and asset management. Prior to real estate, Lissa worked in the US and across Europe in Strategy Consulting and Private Equity. She speaks French, German and Italian and holds a BA from Dartmouth College and MBA from INSEAD.
Marc Rahola Matutes
Marc
Marc Rahola Matutes
CEO & FounderOD Group
Marc is the CEO & founder of OD Group, who as a member of a family specialized in the hospitality sector, began his professional career at a young age. Throughout his trajectory, he has acquired a strong experience in the hotel industry with more than 20 years in the sector. Nowadays, Marc is leading the international expansion of OD Hotels, furthermore he is MBD of different private equity funds (Ocean Group Capital SICAR, Ocean Group Capital II SICAV-SIF, Mastertech Capital SCR and Fivalbolsa Gestión Activa SICAV). Marc holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and a Master in Taxation from the Center for Financial Studies.
Mark Moody
Mark
Mark Moody
Regional DirectorAl Marjan Island
Mark is the EMEA Regional Director for Marjan Properties, the newly appointed U.A.E Government Master Developer. Over the past 20 years, Mark has had a diverse background working in the financial, strategic, commercial and investment sectors within the Real Estate market all at a corporate level. For the past 6 years he has been based in the United Arab Emirates, successful in operating and transacting at the highest level on a number of significant acquisitions along with the structuring of commercial and investment opportunities.
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo
Matteo Ghedini
CEOBrera Serviced Apartments
Matteo Ghedini is the founder and CEO of Brera Serviced Apartments. Matteo started Brera in 2013 by opening the first location in Nuremberg. Since then Brera expanded in Munich and Frankfurt and manages today ca. 150 Apartments. Born in Italy, Matteo started his career as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, attended an MBA at INSEAD and thereafter successfully completed the turnaround of a Real Estate Family Officein Germany. Passionate about Interior Design and about unleashing People´s talent, Matteo´s goal is to develop Brera to one of the most important long stay players in Europe.
Mauro Montagner
Mauro
Mauro Montagner
CEO and General ManagerEdizione Property
Mauro Montagner is CEO and General Manager at Edizione Property SpA. In his role, Mauro is responsible for the investment program of Edizione Property globally, as well as for the management of a €2.1 bil portfolio distributed in 16 countries. Before joining Edizione in January 2018, Mauro was CEO at Allianz RE Southern Europe, and member of the Allianz RE Executive Committee & Investment Committee. Previously, Mauro was MD at Morgan Stanley, where he served as Country Head for the RE investment activity in Italy as well as portfolio manager for a large pan-european RE fund. Prior to that, Mauro was Director at London-based Curzon Global Partners, where he was responsible for the acquisition and asset management operations in Italy.
Nadra Moussalem
Nadra
Nadra Moussalem
Executive Director & Head of EuropeColony Capital France
Nadra Moussalem is Managing Director, Head of Europe. Nadra Moussalem Mr. Moussalem is involved in many facets of Colony Capital in Europe, including business strategy, product development and global client relations. Mr Moussalem is also responsible for overseeing the sourcing, execution and management of European Investments out of six offices (Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin, Rome and Luxembourg). Prior to joining Colony Capital in 2000, Mr Moussalem worked for AXA in the Financial Products engineering department. Mr Moussalem serves on the board of directors of Carmila. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of AccorInvest. Mr Moussalem graduated from the Ecole Centrale in Lyon, with a Masters in Information and Communication.
Nicolas Maciocia
Nicolas
Nicolas Maciocia
Head of Real Estate, Southern EuropeWeWork
Nicolas is the Head of Real Estate, France & Southern Europe for WeWork. He is responsible for sourcing new locations, negotiating leases, working with landlords, external consultants and teams across WeWork to ensure business needs are met across the region. Nicolas holds a MSc in Hospitality Management and Real Estate from ESSEC Business School.
Paola Macchi
Paola
Paola Macchi
Head of Real Estate EuropeDolce&Gabbana
Since 2002 Paola Macchi is the Real Estate Director of Dolce & Gabbana, responsible for the European Region. Previously she was head of the high street retail department of JLL in Italy. Paola is graduated in Business Economy at Bocconi University in Milan.
Rami Badr
Rami
Rami Badr
Managing DirectorOrion Capital Managers
Rami is a Partner & MD of Orion located in London. Since joining Orion in 2002, he has been involved in acquisitions, asset mgmt and realizations for the Orion European RE Funds across Europe with a particular focus on larger corporate transactions, pan-European portfolios, debt acquisitions, restructurings, hotel & retail investments. This includes active involvement in investments such as Infracity in Stockholm, Puerto Venecia or Sotogrande in Spain, the equity participation in Société Foncière Lyonnaise or the debt acquisition & restructuring of the Spanish company Inmobiliara Colonial. Before joining Orion he was an associate at Arthur Andersen within the transaction support team, advising large corporations on their RE strategies.
Ramsey Mankarious
Ramsey
Ramsey Mankarious
Founder & CEOCedar Capital Partners
Ramsey is Chief Executive of London based Cedar Capital Partners, a specialist hotel investment firm. Cedar has acquired hotels with a value in excess of €3 bln. Prior to Cedar, Ramsey was EVP of Acquisitions and Development for Kingdom Holding, a major investor in the tourism industry with sizeable holdings in both hotel real estate and management companies (Four Seasons, Fairmont and Mövenpick). Ramsey was previously Associate Director at HVS International in their London and NY offices. Ramsey received his MA in Property Valuation and Law from City University in London and his BA in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Michigan State University in the U.S. He has published numerous articles and sits on several tourism-related boards.
Rohan Thakkar
Rohan
Rohan Thakkar
SVP, Development & Strategy EMEAYotel
Rohan is responsible for overseeing the development efforts for all Yotel brands across EMEA along with the global corporate strategy including feasibility and portfolio management. He joined YOTEL from Starwood Hotels and Resorts where he spent four years on the Real Estate Investment Management team responsible for the corporate owned assets. Over his time with Starwood, Rohan worked towards transacting over USD700M in asset sales to support the overall ‘asset light’ brand strategy. In addition to asset sales, Rohan worked on the asset management and renovation planning of existing properties across all brands in the North America portfolio. Previous to Starwood, Rohan was with E&Y on the Transaction & Hospitality Advisory team.
Salvatore Leggiero
Salvatore
Salvatore Leggiero
Founder & CEOLEGGIERO Real Estate SPA
Salvatore Leggiero, class of '65, is an entrepreneur with a passion for brick and real estate finance. He adores old palaces in the centers of Italian cities of art, that he transforms in new amazing buildings, able to produce cash flows forever.
Shai Zelering
Shai
Shai Zelering
Managing Director Real EstateBrookfield Property Group
Shai is a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group, responsible for portfolio management activities for all hospitality properties globally. He has extensive experience in hotel operations, and oversees all investment and asset management responsibilities encompassing over $12.5Bil in hotel investments. Shai serves on the board of directors for Center Parcs UK, SACO, and several hotel distribution owner committees. Prior to joining Brookfield, Shai worked for Thayer Lodging Group and Blackstone’s hotel operating platform, LXR Luxury Resorts and Hotels. Shai holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BS from The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.
Featured keynote
Laurent Clavel
Laurent Clavel
Head of Research
AXA IM - Real Assets
Europe Core - Slowdown or just shaken up?
Laurent Clavel
Laurent
Laurent Clavel
Head of ResearchAXA IM - Real Assets
Laurent has was appointed Head of AXA IM Research on 1 February 2019. He was previously Head of Macroeconomic Research (since October 2016) and Senior International Economist in the Research & Investment Strategy team. Previously, Laurent was Head of the Forecasting Unit at the French National Statistical Institute. Laurent started his career in 2005 at INSEE where he was responsible for following the French economy. He then joined the French Ministry of Finance in 2008 where he was responsible for estimating the impact of different scenarios and measures ahead of the 2010 French pension reform. In 2010, he joined the French Treasury and became Deputy Chief of the Regional Economic Service and Financial Counsellor for the Nordic countries.
Operating in 23 countries AXA Real Estate’s is the largest RE portfolio and asset manager in Europe with over €82bi of assets under management.
Laurent Clavel
Laurent
Laurent Clavel
Head of ResearchAXA IM - Real Assets
Laurent has was appointed Head of AXA IM Research on 1 February 2019. He was previously Head of Macroeconomic Research (since October 2016) and Senior International Economist in the Research & Investment Strategy team. Previously, Laurent was Head of the Forecasting Unit at the French National Statistical Institute. Laurent started his career in 2005 at INSEE where he was responsible for following the French economy. He then joined the French Ministry of Finance in 2008 where he was responsible for estimating the impact of different scenarios and measures ahead of the 2010 French pension reform. In 2010, he joined the French Treasury and became Deputy Chief of the Regional Economic Service and Financial Counsellor for the Nordic countries.
Operating in 23 countries AXA Real Estate’s is the largest RE portfolio and asset manager in Europe with over €82bi of assets under management.

DiscussionsDiscussions

GRI Hospitality Europe
Investing & Lending for Hospitality Assets - Stalled cycle or time to experiment?
Attendees
Daniel RogerFattal Hotel Chain
Jan JanssenGoldman Sachs International
Julio DelgadoQuinta da Ombria
Lissa EngleBerkeley Capital Group
Nadra MoussalemColony Capital France
Ramsey MankariousCedar Capital Partners
Shai ZeleringBrookfield Property Group
Hospitality Product Demands & Long Term Value - Demographics, location or disruptive forces?
Attendees
Brian BetelASG Iberia Advisors
Giampiero SchiavoCastello SGR
Mai-Lan de MarcillyKKR
Mark MoodyAl Marjan Island
Phil GoldingCedar Capital Partners
Rohan ThakkarYotel
Salvatore LeggieroLEGGIERO Real Estate SPA
Hospitality Owner/Operator Market Dynamics - Power struggle or amicable marriage?
Attendees
Dieter KornekTUI Hotels & Resorts
Federico Holzmann Pérez-PortabellaCatalonia Hotels & Resorts
Giovanna ManziBest Western Italia
Jean-Christophe Caron-TeldersLa Française Real Estate Partners
Justin SmathersFour Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Kirat DhillonPlatinum Estates Limited
Rami BadrOrion Capital Managers
Service, Lifestyle & Leisure - Future of all, master of none?
Attendees
Francesco Cefalu'Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Marc Rahola MatutesOD Group
Matteo GhediniBrera Serviced Apartments
Paola MacchiDolce&Gabbana
Place Making & Mixed Use - Is bigger always better value-add?
Attendees
Binh-Son LuongEpsilon Capital
Davide Albertini PetroniRisanamento
Jared HartTrophaeum Asset Partners
Mauro MontagnerEdizione Property
Nicolas MaciociaWeWork
Investing & Lending for Hospitality Assets - Stalled cycle or time to experiment?
Daniel Roger
Daniel Roger
Managing Director Europe & UK
Fattal Hotel Chain
Jan Janssen
Jan Janssen
Co-Head of EMEA RE Finance
Goldman Sachs International
Julio Delgado
Julio Delgado
CEO
Quinta da Ombria
Lissa Engle
Lissa Engle
Founder, Managing Director
Berkeley Capital Group
Nadra Moussalem
Nadra Moussalem
Executive Director & Head of Europe
Colony Capital France
Ramsey Mankarious
Ramsey Mankarious
Founder & CEO
Cedar Capital Partners
Shai Zelering
Shai Zelering
Managing Director Real Estate
Brookfield Property Group
Daniel Roger
Daniel
Daniel Roger
Managing Director Europe & UKFattal Hotel Chain
Daniel joined the Fattal Group in 2006 and has been head of Leonardo Hotels in Europe ever since. The European Division grew from one hotel in Munich, Germany, in 2006, to more than 130 hotels in over 75 cities and all under his leadership. As MD of Fattal Hotels Europe & UK, he will particularly focus on integrating the Jurys Inn Hotels into the Leonardo Group. He holds degrees in hotel management from the former hotel management school of D. Speiser, at the Tegernsee in Germany, and from the hotel management school in Leysin, Switzerland. He lives in Berlin, Germany, and London, UK, is married and has 2 children.
Jan Janssen
Jan
Jan Janssen
Co-Head of EMEA RE FinanceGoldman Sachs International
Jan is Head of EMEA Real Estate Finance at Goldman Sachs. He has extensive experience in retail, office, logistics, operating assets as well as SPL/NPL financing and has worked in various jurisdictions across Europe. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Jan worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citi in real estate finance, securitisation and investment banking.
Julio Delgado
Julio
Julio Delgado
CEOQuinta da Ombria
Julio Delgado has a degree in Business and Economy by Seville University and a master degree in Hotels Management, by Madrid Polytechnic University. He also has a Master in Golf Management by Wales University/EADE, a General Manager Program in Cornell University New York and another Master in Real Estate Management, by Law and Economy Institute of Barcelona, among other courses. Julio has particular expertise on five star resorts management, standing out as CEO/GM at: PGA Catalunya Resort***** ; Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa***** in Italy ; La Manga Club Golf Resort***** in Cartagena ; La Cala Resort***** in Malaga, Resort Barceló Envía Golf & Spa***** in Almeria, among several other professional experiences on luxury tourism sector.
Lissa Engle
Lissa
Lissa Engle
Founder, Managing DirectorBerkeley Capital Group
Lissa Engle is Founder and Managing Director of Berkeley Capital Group, specialist real estate firm investing in and developing high-quality hotels and mixed-use schemes in the UK and Europe. Berkeley Capital partners with land and property owners, and investors including institutional funds, private equity firms and family offices. Lissa guides the strategic direction of the firm’s investments, including critical aspects of origination, underwriting, execution and asset management. Prior to real estate, Lissa worked in the US and across Europe in Strategy Consulting and Private Equity. She speaks French, German and Italian and holds a BA from Dartmouth College and MBA from INSEAD.
Nadra Moussalem
Nadra
Nadra Moussalem
Executive Director & Head of EuropeColony Capital France
Nadra Moussalem is Managing Director, Head of Europe. Nadra Moussalem Mr. Moussalem is involved in many facets of Colony Capital in Europe, including business strategy, product development and global client relations. Mr Moussalem is also responsible for overseeing the sourcing, execution and management of European Investments out of six offices (Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin, Rome and Luxembourg). Prior to joining Colony Capital in 2000, Mr Moussalem worked for AXA in the Financial Products engineering department. Mr Moussalem serves on the board of directors of Carmila. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of AccorInvest. Mr Moussalem graduated from the Ecole Centrale in Lyon, with a Masters in Information and Communication.
Ramsey Mankarious
Ramsey
Ramsey Mankarious
Founder & CEOCedar Capital Partners
Ramsey is Chief Executive of London based Cedar Capital Partners, a specialist hotel investment firm. Cedar has acquired hotels with a value in excess of €3 bln. Prior to Cedar, Ramsey was EVP of Acquisitions and Development for Kingdom Holding, a major investor in the tourism industry with sizeable holdings in both hotel real estate and management companies (Four Seasons, Fairmont and Mövenpick). Ramsey was previously Associate Director at HVS International in their London and NY offices. Ramsey received his MA in Property Valuation and Law from City University in London and his BA in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Michigan State University in the U.S. He has published numerous articles and sits on several tourism-related boards.
Shai Zelering
Shai
Shai Zelering
Managing Director Real EstateBrookfield Property Group
Shai is a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group, responsible for portfolio management activities for all hospitality properties globally. He has extensive experience in hotel operations, and oversees all investment and asset management responsibilities encompassing over $12.5Bil in hotel investments. Shai serves on the board of directors for Center Parcs UK, SACO, and several hotel distribution owner committees. Prior to joining Brookfield, Shai worked for Thayer Lodging Group and Blackstone’s hotel operating platform, LXR Luxury Resorts and Hotels. Shai holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a BS from The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University.
Hospitality Product Demands & Long Term Value - Demographics, location or disruptive forces?
Brian Betel
Brian Betel
Managing Partner
ASG Iberia Advisors
Giampiero Schiavo
Giampiero Schiavo
CEO
Castello SGR
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
Director
KKR
Mark Moody
Mark Moody
Regional Director
Al Marjan Island
Phil Golding
Phil Golding
Partner
Cedar Capital Partners
Rohan Thakkar
Rohan Thakkar
SVP, Development & Strategy EMEA
Yotel
Salvatore Leggiero
Salvatore Leggiero
Founder & CEO
LEGGIERO Real Estate SPA
Brian Betel
Brian
Brian Betel
Managing PartnerASG Iberia Advisors
Brian has worked for 25 years in the RE sector investing and managing assets in 6 countries covering a wide range of products in Private Equity RE including CRE value add, turnarounds and residential, hotel and resort development in addition to alternative asset classes. Brian has a further specialty in debt and NPL acquisitions and workouts navigating insolvency processes to unlock value in distressed special situations. He spent 14 years in North America and Europe at a major PE fund with his final position as MD in Spain before opening the ASG Iberia office in Spain as the Managing Partner and setting up ASG Homes Propcorp as a Founding Partner currently developing multifamily residential projects in ten cities throughout Spain.
Giampiero Schiavo
Giampiero
Giampiero Schiavo
CEOCastello SGR
Giampiero Schiavo is currently CEO and shareholder of Castello SGR SpA. Before joining Castello in 2007, Mr Schiavo spent 7 years at E. Capital Partners where he was partner and member of the BoD. He started his career in 1997 at Gruppo RE. Mr Schiavo graduated with a business degree from Università L. Bocconi. Castello currently manages more than 30 RE funds for an overall asset under management in excess of 2,3 Billion Euro. The Funds managed by Castello SGR target a wide range of investments including development projects.
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
Mai-Lan
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
DirectorKKR
Mai-Lan de Marcilly is a Director at KKR in charge of France and hospitality. Prior to joining KKR, Ms. de Marcilly was at PGIM in London where she focused on pan-European opportunistic investments. Ms. de Marcilly also spent time at LaSalle IM, MSREF and RBS in Paris and London. Ms. de Marcilly holds an M.B.A. from ESSEC Business School, Paris.
Mark Moody
Mark
Mark Moody
Regional DirectorAl Marjan Island
Mark is the EMEA Regional Director for Marjan Properties, the newly appointed U.A.E Government Master Developer. Over the past 20 years, Mark has had a diverse background working in the financial, strategic, commercial and investment sectors within the Real Estate market all at a corporate level. For the past 6 years he has been based in the United Arab Emirates, successful in operating and transacting at the highest level on a number of significant acquisitions along with the structuring of commercial and investment opportunities.
Phil Golding
Phil
Phil Golding
PartnerCedar Capital Partners
Phil manages the acquisition and asset management functions for Cedar Capital Partners. Since its inception 2004, the firm has invested in hotels with a value in excess of €3 bln. Previously Phil worked in HVS International where he conducted hotel valuations and feasibility studies throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia. Prior to this, Mr. Golding was a consultant with Christie Consulting International, one of the UK’s largest hotel agents. Mr. Golding has valued hotel real estate in excess of US$5 bln and conducted advisory transactions in more than 40 countries throughout the world. Phil started his career at the Savoy Group of Hotels where he completed the five-year management training programme.
Rohan Thakkar
Rohan
Rohan Thakkar
SVP, Development & Strategy EMEAYotel
Rohan is responsible for overseeing the development efforts for all Yotel brands across EMEA along with the global corporate strategy including feasibility and portfolio management. He joined YOTEL from Starwood Hotels and Resorts where he spent four years on the Real Estate Investment Management team responsible for the corporate owned assets. Over his time with Starwood, Rohan worked towards transacting over USD700M in asset sales to support the overall ‘asset light’ brand strategy. In addition to asset sales, Rohan worked on the asset management and renovation planning of existing properties across all brands in the North America portfolio. Previous to Starwood, Rohan was with E&Y on the Transaction & Hospitality Advisory team.
Salvatore Leggiero
Salvatore
Salvatore Leggiero
Founder & CEOLEGGIERO Real Estate SPA
Salvatore Leggiero, class of '65, is an entrepreneur with a passion for brick and real estate finance. He adores old palaces in the centers of Italian cities of art, that he transforms in new amazing buildings, able to produce cash flows forever.
Hospitality Owner/Operator Market Dynamics - Power struggle or amicable marriage?
Dieter Kornek
Dieter Kornek
Head of Project Scouting
TUI Hotels & Resorts
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Director, Development & Asset Management
Catalonia Hotels & Resorts
Giovanna Manzi
Giovanna Manzi
CEO
Best Western Italia
Jean-Christophe Caron-Telders
Jean-Christophe Caron-Telders
Senior Investment Manager
La Française Real Estate Partners
Justin Smathers
Justin Smathers
Vice President
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Kirat Dhillon
Kirat Dhillon
Managing Director
Platinum Estates Limited
Rami Badr
Rami Badr
Managing Director
Orion Capital Managers
Dieter Kornek
Dieter
Dieter Kornek
Head of Project ScoutingTUI Hotels & Resorts
Nearly25 years of experience in hotel development in various senior management positions. From 1995 to 2003 Director Development of ACCOR Hotels in Germany and Austria, from 2003-2011 Director Development of Motel One Group for European development of these Budget Design Hotels. In 2011 I joined TUI Hotels & Resorts, but after strategic change in hotel business I started in 2013 as Managing Director Development for Vienna based Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences, being responsible for the growth of Falkensteiner in CEE. In 2017 I returned to TUI Group to manage the growth of Tui own hotels & resorts worldwide, especially TUI Blue, Club Robinson and Club Magic Life
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Federico
Federico Holzmann Pérez-Portabella
Director, Development & Asset ManagementCatalonia Hotels & Resorts
Federico Holzmann (Director of Development & Asset Management, Catalonia Hotels & Resorts) has developed expertise in hospitality companies such as the Ritz-Carlton and Catalonia Hotels & Resorts. Currently he is teaching as adjunct professor on the International Master in Hospitality Management at EADA and is also associated professor at the Hospitality Master of the UAB. After 10 years working for Catalonia H & R where he has developed experience within Hotel Operations, he is now responsible for the corporate Development Strategy & Asset Management.
Giovanna Manzi
Giovanna
Giovanna Manzi
CEOBest Western Italia
She has been Chief Executive Officer for Best Western Italia since 2004. She graduated in Economics & Business at the University of Perugia. Her career in hospitality began in the USA. After moving back to Italy, she joined Best Western as Marketing Manager & right-hand woman to the CEO. Her next work experiences took place in Amadeus and Travelonline, the first Italian b2c portal for Tourism. In 2004 the President of Best Western called her back & appointed her CEO at the age of 37. In this role, she guided Best Western’s delicate shift from a hotel group to a more structured Hotel Chain and strengthened its position as a leader in the hospitality sector. In 2013, she was awarded Manager of the Year by Manageritalia.
Jean-Christophe Caron-Telders
Jean-Christophe
Jean-Christophe Caron-Telders
Senior Investment ManagerLa Française Real Estate Partners
Justin Smathers
Justin
Justin Smathers
Vice PresidentFour Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Justin is VP, Head of Development Europe for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts since June 2016. In this role, Justin is responsible for all development activities across the European region. Prior to joining Four Seasons, Justin was with Starwood Hotels for 14 years in a number of operational and corporate roles in the U.S. and Europe, including within the Finance and Treasury team in the U.S. and Europe, notably overseeing Starwood's extensive capital deployment program across its owned and leased portfolio in Europe as well as leading the EMEA portfolio management group. Justin moved into Starwood's development group in 2012 and, as VP Acquisitions & Development, oversaw new development activities across Starwood's Southern European region.
Kirat Dhillon
Kirat
Kirat Dhillon
Managing DirectorPlatinum Estates Limited
Kirat Dhillon is a Managing Director at Platinum Estates Limited based in London. Platinum is boutique real estate investment and advisory firm serving ultra high-net-worth clients. Established in 2012 we operate a highly focused investment platform, pursuing niche opportunities across Europe.
Rami Badr
Rami
Rami Badr
Managing DirectorOrion Capital Managers
Rami is a Partner & MD of Orion located in London. Since joining Orion in 2002, he has been involved in acquisitions, asset mgmt and realizations for the Orion European RE Funds across Europe with a particular focus on larger corporate transactions, pan-European portfolios, debt acquisitions, restructurings, hotel & retail investments. This includes active involvement in investments such as Infracity in Stockholm, Puerto Venecia or Sotogrande in Spain, the equity participation in Société Foncière Lyonnaise or the debt acquisition & restructuring of the Spanish company Inmobiliara Colonial. Before joining Orion he was an associate at Arthur Andersen within the transaction support team, advising large corporations on their RE strategies.
Service, Lifestyle & Leisure - Future of all, master of none?
Francesco Cefalu'
Francesco Cefalu'
Regional Development Director, EMEA & SA
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Marc Rahola Matutes
Marc Rahola Matutes
CEO & Founder
OD Group
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo Ghedini
CEO
Brera Serviced Apartments
Paola Macchi
Paola Macchi
Head of Real Estate Europe
Dolce&Gabbana
Francesco Cefalu'
Francesco
Francesco Cefalu'
Regional Development Director, EMEA & SAMandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Francesco is Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s Regional Development Director for EMEA & South America. He leads MOHG development and investment activities in the region. In his previous role as Vice President Development Europe at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts he was responsible for expansion of the brand in Europe. Previously he was part of the development team at Hilton Worldwide with management roles in Brazil, Italy and the UK. In his earlier career he held several positions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts and at Sony Electronics. Francesco has an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.
Marc Rahola Matutes
Marc
Marc Rahola Matutes
CEO & FounderOD Group
Marc is the CEO & founder of OD Group, who as a member of a family specialized in the hospitality sector, began his professional career at a young age. Throughout his trajectory, he has acquired a strong experience in the hotel industry with more than 20 years in the sector. Nowadays, Marc is leading the international expansion of OD Hotels, furthermore he is MBD of different private equity funds (Ocean Group Capital SICAR, Ocean Group Capital II SICAV-SIF, Mastertech Capital SCR and Fivalbolsa Gestión Activa SICAV). Marc holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona and a Master in Taxation from the Center for Financial Studies.
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo
Matteo Ghedini
CEOBrera Serviced Apartments
Matteo Ghedini is the founder and CEO of Brera Serviced Apartments. Matteo started Brera in 2013 by opening the first location in Nuremberg. Since then Brera expanded in Munich and Frankfurt and manages today ca. 150 Apartments. Born in Italy, Matteo started his career as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, attended an MBA at INSEAD and thereafter successfully completed the turnaround of a Real Estate Family Officein Germany. Passionate about Interior Design and about unleashing People´s talent, Matteo´s goal is to develop Brera to one of the most important long stay players in Europe.
Paola Macchi
Paola
Paola Macchi
Head of Real Estate EuropeDolce&Gabbana
Since 2002 Paola Macchi is the Real Estate Director of Dolce & Gabbana, responsible for the European Region. Previously she was head of the high street retail department of JLL in Italy. Paola is graduated in Business Economy at Bocconi University in Milan.
Place Making & Mixed Use - Is bigger always better value-add?
Binh-Son Luong
Binh-Son Luong
Managing Director
Epsilon Capital
Davide Albertini Petroni
Davide Albertini Petroni
Managing Director
Risanamento
Jared Hart
Jared Hart
Managing Director
Trophaeum Asset Partners
Mauro Montagner
Mauro Montagner
CEO and General Manager
Edizione Property
Nicolas Maciocia
Nicolas Maciocia
Head of Real Estate, Southern Europe
WeWork
Binh-Son Luong
Binh-Son
Binh-Son Luong
Managing DirectorEpsilon Capital
Binh-Son is the founder of Epsilon Capital S.A. and also acts as an independent director to family businesses and institutional companies, such as KKR European real estate holdings among others. He comes from a financial background and has held various positions for international banks in Tokyo, Frankfurt, London (Lehman Brothers in Mergers & Acquisitions, among others), before focusing on private equity real estate. He has closed on transactions amounting to more than €5.0bn for Deutsche Bank RREEF private equity real estate funds, and lately he built the real estate investment platform in Europe & North America for a private company, setting up the operations and successfully deploying $500m in Europe & North America.
Davide Albertini Petroni
Davide
Davide Albertini Petroni
Managing DirectorRisanamento
Born in 1962, he graduated in Civil Engineering in 1988. Since 2009, he is Managing Director of Risanamento S.p.A. He was CEO of Immobiliare Cascina Rubina owning Sesto Project designed by Renzo Piano for 963.500 sqm and is still CEO of all the subsidiaries of the Group. He sold assets for € 4.0 billion: Paris properties’ portfolio for €1,5 billion, a prestigious building in New York for €0,4 billion and other Italian assets. He is managing the mixed-use Development Project in Milan - 440,000 sqm to be built. Previously, he headed the Real Estate Development by IPI (Fiat Group), being Director of the subsidiaries. Until 2000, he worked for a Construction Company, dealing with the construction of infrastructures in Europe.
Jared Hart
Jared
Jared Hart
Managing DirectorTrophaeum Asset Partners
Jared Hart joined Trophaeaum in 2018 as Managing Director. Prior to this we was with Thor Equities, leading the company’s European expansion with an investment strategy aimed to focus on well-located properties where there is an ability to enhance value by way of rental uplift or redevelopment. During his career he has acquired approximately 2+ billion euros of assets in Europe.
Mauro Montagner
Mauro
Mauro Montagner
CEO and General ManagerEdizione Property
Mauro Montagner is CEO and General Manager at Edizione Property SpA. In his role, Mauro is responsible for the investment program of Edizione Property globally, as well as for the management of a €2.1 bil portfolio distributed in 16 countries. Before joining Edizione in January 2018, Mauro was CEO at Allianz RE Southern Europe, and member of the Allianz RE Executive Committee & Investment Committee. Previously, Mauro was MD at Morgan Stanley, where he served as Country Head for the RE investment activity in Italy as well as portfolio manager for a large pan-european RE fund. Prior to that, Mauro was Director at London-based Curzon Global Partners, where he was responsible for the acquisition and asset management operations in Italy.
Nicolas Maciocia
Nicolas
Nicolas Maciocia
Head of Real Estate, Southern EuropeWeWork
Nicolas is the Head of Real Estate, France & Southern Europe for WeWork. He is responsible for sourcing new locations, negotiating leases, working with landlords, external consultants and teams across WeWork to ensure business needs are met across the region. Nicolas holds a MSc in Hospitality Management and Real Estate from ESSEC Business School.
Finance & Investment
The Investment Cycle - Price correction party or are we dancing on a volcano?
Attendees
Audrey Lynn KleinCorestate Capital Partners
Charles Balchpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Christoph SchumacherCredit Suisse Asset Management
Daniel BuaronFirst Atlantic Real Estate
Ezequiel Rodríguez FaildeGIV Partners
Geoffroy de VibrayeING Commercial banking
Jon RickertMan GPM
Matteo CidonioGWM Group
Neil HassonInvestcorp
Non - Core Institutional Risk Appetite - Comfortable returns or getting cold feet?
Attendees
Alexandre LamotA. Lamot & Co
Elle XuQatari Diar
Giles WintleCassian
Gunther DeutschBarings Real Estate
Per WimmerWimmer Family Office
Finding Value in Demographics - Asia migration, students, oldies or millennials?
Attendees
Abigail ShapiroOxford Properties Group
Bernd BechheimAberdeen Standard Investments
Daniel PottorffLaSalle
James HalsteadBlackRock
Josh ClevelandStepStone Group Europe
Paul BashirRound Hill Capital
Thomas BonettiDurendal Ventures Group
Trish BarriganBenson Elliot Capital Management
Opportunistic & Value Add- Up goes the risk curve, down goes the deal size?
Attendees
Chris ZlatarevH.I.G. Capital
Guillaume TurcasFaro Capital Partners
Joseph De LeoBenson Elliot Capital Management
Karsten KohlmannWaterway Investments
Kean HirdCatalyst Capital
Kevin CooperICG Longbow
Michael AbelTPG
Niamh O'ConnorSummix Capital
Paolo ScordinoDeA Capital Real Estate SGR
Stefan WalldorfCerberus
Debt Funds - Competition too level to hunt yields?
Attendees
Axel BrinkmannRBC Capital Markets
Benjamin RichardAareal Bank AG
Charles BriotetING Commercial banking
Cyrille JourdierHelaba
Fabien Knyfpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Limor ShiloStarz Real Estate
Martin FarinolaGAM International Management
Mauro SavoiaThree Stars Capital Partners
Philippe DeloffreBNP Paribas Asset Management
Severin SchöttmerAareal Bank AG
Thibaut LaffailleDekaBank
Senior Debt Values- Any surprises left?
Attendees
Andrea BoraGoldman Sachs International
Barbara DonatoAareal Bank AG
Duncan MacPhersonStarwood Capital Europe Advisers
Emma JackPGIM Real Estate
Imo SkrzypczykStarz Real Estate
Michael ShieldsING Real Estate Finance
Pierre-Emmanuel DupontCheuvreux
Renaud JezequelHelaba
Equity - Headline returns or investing only for the show to continue?
Attendees
Dobrin StaikovLion's Head
Nic FoxEuropa Capital
Vivek ChandyJ. Sagar Associates
Cross Border and Global Capital Flows - Still Cities or becoming more diverse?
Attendees
Bernd KnoblochContinuum Capital
Brandon HollihanCastleforge Partners
Daniel HarrisCain International
Evan Z. LazarDentons
Giuliano RotondoQatar Investment Authority
Marcus LemliSavills
Michele MonterossoING Bank
JV’s, Club Deals & Co Investment - Big ticket recipe winner or too many cooks ?
Attendees
Bruno LoboViventi Group
Chris TaylorHermes Investment Management
Frederic LaurentBauMont Real Estate Capital
Hunt DoeringBaupost Group International
Jay KwanQuadReal
Mohamad AbouchalbakSFO Group - Saradar Family Office
Peter JunArminius Group
Wolfgang BaumgartingerMETRO Properties Holding GmbH
Investment Strategies - Sit back and relax, or desperately seeking exits?
Attendees
Adrian KarczewiczSkanska
Brian NilesMorgan Stanley
Bryan KellySVP Global
Chris PapachristophorouInvel Real Estate
Ciaran CarvalhoCMS
Georgii IvanovKKInvestments
Jason OramEuropa Capital
José Ignacio Tramuns PladellorensBanc Sabadell
Norbert Müllerpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Tarek GermanosSFO Group - Saradar Family Office
Tom RowleyAngelo Gordon Europe
Van StultsOrion Capital Managers
Impact Investments - Do positive intentions equal positive returns?
Attendees
Edward BatesSTAM EUROPE
Matt ChristensenAXA IM - Real Assets
Onno SaesEDGE Technologies
Patrick NelsonWeWork
Paul Van ZylThe Conduit
Blockchain - Hyped up temp or transactional talent?
Attendees
Brigitte LuginbuehlSwiss Real Coin
The Investment Cycle - Price correction party or are we dancing on a volcano?
Audrey Lynn Klein
Audrey Lynn Klein
Managing Director
Corestate Capital Partners
Charles Balch
Charles Balch
Head REF Int Clients UK, CEE & USA
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Christoph Schumacher
Christoph Schumacher
Global Head RE
Credit Suisse Asset Management
Daniel Buaron
Daniel Buaron
Chairman
First Atlantic Real Estate
Ezequiel Rodríguez Failde
Ezequiel Rodríguez Failde
Managing Director
GIV Partners
Geoffroy de Vibraye
Geoffroy de Vibraye
Co-Head of Real Estate Finance France
ING Commercial banking
Jon Rickert
Jon Rickert
Head of European Real Estate Debt
Man GPM
Matteo Cidonio
Matteo Cidonio
Managing Partner
GWM Group
Neil Hasson
Neil Hasson
Managing Director
Investcorp
Audrey Lynn Klein
Audrey
Audrey Lynn Klein
Managing DirectorCorestate Capital Partners
Managing Director for Equity Raising for Institutional Investors globally (ex-Germany), Responsible for Establishing (new) client contacts for the Corestate Group within institutional investors outside of Germany; advising, supporting and implementing product ideas; leading our London-based client relations team; Supporting, assisting and advising the Corestate Group with respect to back-to-frontprocess (in particular related to sourcing of the right deals, structuring of deals in line with the needs of the client base and preparing and implementing sales and after sales activities in relation to aforementioned functions); developing new standards.
Charles Balch
Charles
Charles Balch
Head REF Int Clients UK, CEE & USApbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG
Charles Balch has been working within the property financing sector since the mid-1980s. His role as Head of Real Estate Finance International Clients, UK & CEE is a return to his previous area of responsibilities after a 5 year period as Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer, responsible for new business & existing portfolio for Asia, Europe, Germany, US & Asset Finance. His previous roles include Managing Director, Europe, heading the Origination Structured Finance & Investment Banking Team for Europe at Hypo Real Estate Bank International. Before joining the Hypo Group, he was Head of Global Clients, building a multi-cultural acquisition team & as a 'Bereichsleiter' within the Head Office, managing certain country teams at Aareal Bank.
Christoph Schumacher
Christoph
Christoph Schumacher
Global Head RECredit Suisse Asset Management
Dr. Christoph Schumacher has been appointed as Global Head Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management as of June 1, 2017. Christoph served as Managing Director at Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH, Germany, in charge of the Institutional Business and a member of Union Investment’s Real Estate Investment Committee. In January 2016, he became spokesman of the board of the German Property Federation ”ZIA Region Nord“. From 2005 to 2011, Christoph worked for Generali Real Estate, in Cologne, Luxembourg and Paris. Prior to that he was a lawyer for Linklaters in Berlin and London. He was previously a personal advisor/office manager to the minister of finance in Berlin.
Daniel Buaron
Daniel
Daniel Buaron
ChairmanFirst Atlantic Real Estate
Daniel Buaron is Chairman of First Atlantic Real Estate (FARE), re-founded by him in 2014, two years after the sale of FARE Group to the DeAgostini Group. In fact FARE Group was founded by Daniel in 1998 and was the Italian operating partner of Goldman Sachs’ Whitehall Funds until 2007. In 2005, he founded FARE SGR which became the leading Italian RE fund management firm after the merger with FIMIT SGR (2011) with over 10 billion of AuM. Prior experiences include being Founder, CEO and Vice Chairman of Tradital S.p.A. and CEO of Metropolis S.p.A.. Mr. Buaron began his career with JP Morgan. He graduated with a business degree from Università Bocconi and received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1976.
Ezequiel Rodríguez Failde
Ezequiel
Ezequiel Rodríguez Failde
Managing DirectorGIV Partners
Ezequiel Rodriguez is a managing director at GIV Partners, responsible for the company’s global investment strategy including European acquisitions. Over the past 20 years, he has been involved in the acquisition and management of opportunistic, core and value added transactions in excess of $8bn. Leading both expansion and turnaround strategies. Prior to joining GIV Partners, he held positions at JP Morgan, UBS AG, and PGIM/Prudential RE. Including as regional head Europe of UBS REIM and member of its global management and investment committees, as CEO of PGIM RE Mexico and member of its LatAm executive and investment committees, and as Principal at the Peabody Funds of JP Morgan & O’Connor Capital Partners in Europe and the Americas.
Geoffroy de Vibraye
Geoffroy
Geoffroy de Vibraye
Co-Head of Real Estate Finance FranceING Commercial banking
Before joining ING in 2013, Geoffroy spent 4 years at Bank of Scotland in the European Real Estate Department, where he was in charge of the origination and execution of structured financings / restructurings mostly in France and in the Nordics. Geoffroy previously spent 8 years with CACIB in Hong Kong and Paris where he held positions on the origination side within the Global Client Coverage Department and in the Structure Finance Real Estate & Hotel Group. Geoffroy graduated from NEOMA Business School.
Jon Rickert
Jon
Jon Rickert
Head of European Real Estate DebtMan GPM
Jon Rickert is Head of European Private Debt at Man Global Private Markets (‘Man GPM’), focusing on commercial and residential real estate debt. Prior to joining Man GPM in 2019, Jon was a managing partner at Renshaw Bay, which was later sold to GAM. Before that, he spent 15 years at JPMorgan, where he was one of the original members of their direct origination team, served as head of the real estate structured finance business in EMEA and ran both the EMEA special situations investing business and the UK residential mortgage business. Jon holds a BA in Economics from Vanderbilt University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Louisville School of Law.
Matteo Cidonio
Matteo
Matteo Cidonio
Managing PartnerGWM Group
Matteo has over 25 years’ experience in the real estate investments and finance sector, of which almost 10 with GWM. Prior to joining GWM Matteo was managing director of BNP Paribas, CIB division, heading the RE division for Europe ex-France and before that he held a similar role within the global RE group of Lehman Brothers. Matteo executed over €20 bn of RE transactions in Europe, including investments in offices, healthcare, retail, and residential asset classes and private and public debt and equity fund raisings. Matteo has executed over €15 bn of RE transaction in Italy, with counterparties including institutional investors, property companies, public entities, and professional investors.
Neil Hasson
Neil
Neil Hasson
Managing DirectorInvestcorp
Neil Hasson joined Investcorp in 2016 from Macquarie Group, where he was responsible for the firm’s European real estate lending business. Prior to Investcorp, Mr. Hasson spent seven years at Citi Property Investors, where he was Head of Europe and Chief Investment Officer of CPI Capital Partners Europe. He started his career at Goldman, Sachs & Co., followed by four years at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette where he was a Managing Director. Mr. Hasson holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town and a MBA from The Warton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Non - Core Institutional Risk Appetite - Comfortable returns or getting cold feet?
Alexandre Lamot
Alexandre Lamot
Managing Director
A. Lamot & Co
Elle Xu
Elle Xu
Investment Director
Qatari Diar
Giles Wintle
Giles Wintle
Co-Founder
Cassian
Gunther Deutsch
Gunther Deutsch
MD, Head of Investment Transactions EU
Barings Real Estate
Per Wimmer
Per Wimmer
CEO
Wimmer Family Office
Alexandre Lamot
Alexandre
Alexandre Lamot
Managing DirectorA. Lamot & Co
Alexandre has a 25-year track record in real estate investment management working across the value chain from development to investment and fund management. He has worked with companies such as Goldman Sachs, The Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, Rockspring etc. In 2008 he created a boutique advisory and investment firm focused on real estate private equity across Europe, the USA and India. Companies he has advised or invested in include: ESJ Capital, (educational facilities, USA) , Kool Solutions (cold storage facilities, India), ImmofinRE (global fund of funds), Catalyst Capital (commercial real estate, Europe). Alex holds degrees in Economics from the University of Louvain and in Urban Planning from Harvard.
Elle Xu
Elle
Elle Xu
Investment DirectorQatari Diar
Elle Xu joined Qatari Diar in 2014 and is the Investment Director at Qatari Diar Europe. In her role at QD, Elle has been responsible for originating new investment opportunities, structuring JVs, and raising debt finance for QD’s existing projects in Europe. Elle has over 15 years of experience in real estate and investment banking. Elle is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a Msc in Investment Management from Cass Business School.
Giles Wintle
Giles
Giles Wintle
Co-FounderCassian
Giles is Co-founder of Cassian, overseeing the finance & investment management part of the company's activity. He was formerly CIO of Grosvenor Fund Management, Executive Director of Grosvenor Europe & a member of the Grosvenor Europe Board. Giles has more than 20 years' experience in real estate & finance in four international companies: Grosvenor, the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation, BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Bank & Jones Lang LaSalle. During this time he has been an advisor, investor, developer and a manager of institutional funds; both in direct & indirect real estate. He combines a real estate and finance education and is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and holds an MBA from HEC, Paris.
Gunther Deutsch
Gunther
Gunther Deutsch
MD, Head of Investment Transactions EUBarings Real Estate
Gunther Deutsch is Barings Head of Transactions Europe and Managing Director at Barings Germany, overseeing the investment markets Sweden, Finland, Germany, Italy, Spain, France and the UK. Prior to co-founding PAMERA in 2010 (before its acquisition by Cornerstone/Barings in July, 2014), Gunther Deutsch was owner of Metis Asset Management GmbH which he founded in 2004. Previous to that, he spent 13 years in senior positions with various major companies including serving as a director of a holding company owned by Deutsche Bank (RREEF) and Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) in Munich, Berlin and New York where he was responsible for placing German sourced investment into the USA.
Per Wimmer
Per
Per Wimmer
CEOWimmer Family Office
In 2011 Per Wimmer founded Wimmer Family Office and Wimmer Financial in 2007. Wimmer Financial is a merchant bank/corporate advisory firm. Per co-founded MyHippoSpace, a tech company within the shared economy space. He is also a Board Member of Coda Octopus Group Inc., a global leader in real-time 3D sonar technology. Per was awarded a Master of Public Administration and the Don K. Price Award from Harvard University with concentrations in business, finance and international relations. He worked for Goldman Sachs & Co. in NY and London, including during its IPO. Furthermore, Per has been working for MF Global/Man Group and Collins Stewart/Canaccord. Per is expected to be the first private Dane in space and has three trips to space lined up.
Finding Value in Demographics - Asia migration, students, oldies or millennials?
Abigail Shapiro
Abigail Shapiro
Director
Oxford Properties Group
Bernd Bechheim
Bernd Bechheim
HD Transactions & Portfolio Mgemnt
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Daniel Pottorff
Daniel Pottorff
Debt Investments & Special Situations
LaSalle
James Halstead
James Halstead
Director
BlackRock
Josh Cleveland
Josh Cleveland
Partner
StepStone Group Europe
Paul Bashir
Paul Bashir
President & COO
Round Hill Capital
Thomas Bonetti
Thomas Bonetti
Managing Partner
Durendal Ventures Group
Trish Barrigan
Trish Barrigan
Managing Partner
Benson Elliot Capital Management
Abigail Shapiro
Abigail
Abigail Shapiro
DirectorOxford Properties Group
Abby has responsibility for leading the execution of Oxford's European investment strategy, with a particular focus on France and Germany, in line with Oxford's target for growth to over C$13.5bn AUM by 2020. Abby has over 10 years' experience in real estate development, investment and finance, working on over £3bn of transactions across Washington, DC, London and Paris. Prior to joining Oxford, Abby worked at The Carlyle Group’s European Real Estate Fund in London and at Buchanan Partners, a local real estate developer in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan region.
Bernd Bechheim
Bernd
Bernd Bechheim
HD Transactions & Portfolio MgemntAberdeen Standard Investments
Bernd Bechheim joined Aberdeen Frankfurt in 2003. In his role as Head of Asset Management and Transactions he is responsible for the overall asset management of the properties in all funds and mandates within Continental Europe as well as for the coordination of all investment opportunities, deal allocation and the coordination of the execution of transactions. He graduated in business administration (real estate) at Nuertingen University.
Daniel Pottorff
Daniel
Daniel Pottorff
Debt Investments & Special SituationsLaSalle
Mr. Pottorff joined LaSalle in 2014 in the Debt Investments and Special Situations team and is responsible for originating, negotiating and executing transactions across all mandates. Mr. Pottorff has nearly fifteen years of experience in real estate investing and lending. Prior to joining LaSalle, Mr. Pottorff worked at Strategic Value Partners where he was involved in acquiring c. €300m distressed CMBS, whole loans and mezzanine loans backed by real estate in UK, Germany and Spain. Prior to that, he was part of the Securitized Products Group at Morgan Stanley where he was involved in underwriting c.€10 billion of lending in the UK, Spain, Benelux and Germany as well as structuring CMBS.
James Halstead
James
James Halstead
DirectorBlackRock
BlackRock Real Assets combines global information from 365 professionals in 25 offices worldwide* with established local and sector operator capabilities, seeking to deliver a better understanding of asset and market dynamics throughout the lifecycle of an investment. We offer investment capabilities across the income and growth spectrum in both private and public markets, backed by market-leading risk management.
Josh Cleveland
Josh
Josh Cleveland
PartnerStepStone Group Europe
Prior to joining StepStone in 2014, Mr. Cleveland was a partner of Clairvue Capital Partners, a real estate investment manager which integrated with StepStone to establish StepStone Real Estate. At Clairvue, Mr. Cleveland focused on originating and executing investments in the US and Europe. Before Clairvue, he was a director at Liquid Realty Partners, an investment manager focused on real estate private equity secondaries. He has also served as a vice president at Capital Dynamics, a Swiss-based private equity manager, and worked in the debt capital markets divisions of Credit Suisse First Boston & Bank of America. Josh received a BA from University of South Carolina.
Paul Bashir
Paul
Paul Bashir
President & COORound Hill Capital
Paul is President & COO, and has over 20 years of experience in Real Estate Investment management in a wide range of operationally intensive real estate sectors including Residential, Commercial, Student housing and Hospitality. His career includes 8 years at KPMG working on global M&A, Restructuring and Transaction Service engagements worldwide. Paul later moved into an operational career, becoming COO at North Bridge Capital Partners. As President & COO - Paul has operational oversight of the entire Round Hill Capital Group and also heads up the Round Hill Group Executive Committee.
Thomas Bonetti
Thomas
Thomas Bonetti
Managing PartnerDurendal Ventures Group
Mr. Bonetti is the managing Partner of the Durendal Ventures Group. European operations are based in Spain and Italy with offices in Florida, New York and Hong Kong. Thomas has more than 25 years of experience in executive management, M&A and private equity. Mr. Bonetti began his career in Silicon Valley from where he was recruited to serve in various senior management positions with Verizon International (New York, Hong Kong, Rome & Brussels). Followed by directing a private equity firm in Monte-Carlo, including a George Soros Group joint-venture with the Principality of Monaco. During his career, Mr. Bonetti has participated in three successful IPO’s and completed transactions across 40 countries valued in excess of €5 billion.
Trish Barrigan
Trish
Trish Barrigan
Managing PartnerBenson Elliot Capital Management
Trish has over 25 years industry experience. Co-founded Benson Elliot with Marc Mogull in 2006. Prior to Benson Elliot, Trish spent two years within the Dubai Holding Group as Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Global Real Estate Investments for Dubai Investment Group. Ten years at Goldman Sachs, primarily in real estate principal investing and portfolio management for the Whitehall Funds in New York, Paris and London. Trish earned a BA degree, summa cum laude, from Boston College. Benson Elliot is a specialist European real estate private equity firm applying decades of investment experience, deep market knowledge and in-house operational expertise to generate sustained investment outperformance.
Opportunistic & Value Add- Up goes the risk curve, down goes the deal size?
Chris Zlatarev
Chris Zlatarev
Principal
H.I.G. Capital
Guillaume Turcas
Guillaume Turcas
Managing Partner
Faro Capital Partners
Joseph De Leo
Joseph De Leo
Senior Partner
Benson Elliot Capital Management
Karsten Kohlmann
Karsten Kohlmann
Managing Partner
Waterway Investments
Kean Hird
Kean Hird
Partner
Catalyst Capital
Kevin Cooper
Kevin Cooper
Co-Head of Real Estate UK
ICG Longbow
Michael Abel
Michael Abel
Partner
TPG
Niamh O'Connor
Niamh O'Connor
COO
Summix Capital
Paolo Scordino
Paolo Scordino
Vice President
DeA Capital Real Estate SGR
Stefan Walldorf
Stefan Walldorf
Managing Director
Cerberus
Chris Zlatarev
Chris
Chris Zlatarev
PrincipalH.I.G. Capital
Chris is responsible for investing and monitoring real estate investments across Europe. He has over ten years of principal investing experience across value added, opportunistic and distressed real estate strategies and has completed transactions for HIG in both direct acquisitions and non-performing loans across multiple real estate sectors and geographies. Previously, Chris was a Partner at Kildare Partners and also held investment roles at Varde Partners and AIG Global Real Estate. Chris holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Finance from Drexel University.
Guillaume Turcas
Guillaume
Guillaume Turcas
Managing PartnerFaro Capital Partners
Guillaume has a 15-year experience in the real estate industry & is Managing Partner at FARO CAPITAL PARTNERS, a boutique real estate investment & asset management company. He also acts as Senior Advisor at SFO GROUP, an independent multi-family office with a focus on global real estate investments. He held senior positions at AEW and CBRE Global Investors from 2006 to 2017. When at AEW, he was head of offices asset management, in charge of AM & disposals for France, Benelux & Spain. He managed a Pan-European portfolio with a total value of c. €7 bn with a team of 14 professionals. Fellow member of the RICS, he holds a Masters degrees in Civil Engineering (ESTP School) and Finance & Real Estate (Paris Dauphine University – where he teaches)
Joseph De Leo
Joseph
Joseph De Leo
Senior PartnerBenson Elliot Capital Management
Joseph has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry across Europe and North America. Joseph joined Benson Elliot in 2008 and co-heads all investment and asset management activity. Before joining Benson Elliot, he was a Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group in Frankfurt, Germany where he built and managed a team of 40 real estate professionals with investments of €5.5bn, and led c. €700m of exits and re-financings. Prior to joining Fortress, Joseph was a Vice President at Oxford Properties Group in Toronto, Canada and worked at Borealis Capital Corp, where he managed a C$3.8bn retail investment business.
Karsten Kohlmann
Karsten
Karsten Kohlmann
Managing PartnerWaterway Investments
Karsten is a founding partner of Waterway Investments. Having lived almost half his life abroad, while covering the German property market as investment manager for various international opportunity and private equity funds, Karsten is responsible for all aspects of the transaction process on behalf of Waterway’s international client base. Karsten has a Diplom-Kaufmann from European Business School (ebs), Oestrich-Winkel and an MBA from Katz Graduate School of Business, Pittsburgh. Karsten speaks German, English and French.
Kean Hird
Kean
Kean Hird
PartnerCatalyst Capital
Kean Hird oversees Catalyst Capital's activities in Germany and Poland along with fund raising and investor relations. Catalyst Capital purchases, develops and manages a significant portfolio of retail, office and industrial assets in Europe. Since its inception, Catalyst Capital has invested more than €5.8 billion in 60 real estate transactions in nine countries and has approximately €1.4 billion of assets under management. Kean began his career at Townsend Thoresen Properties and then subsequently spent 13 years with Imry Group Plc, before becoming MD and principle shareholder of Frame Investments.
Kevin Cooper
Kevin
Kevin Cooper
Co-Head of Real Estate UKICG Longbow
Kevin is joint managing partner and a Board and Investment Committee member responsible for investment strategy and loan origination. Prior to establishing ICG-Longbow Kevin was a founding member of GMAC's UK Commercial Mortgage business which was established in 2002. ICG-Longbow's investors benefit from our sole focus on the UK market which ensures that we have a deep local market knowledge, intimate understanding of the key UK real estate sub-markets and a local operating presence. Through our client funds we structure and provide senior, mezzanine and whole loans to the UK's commercial property sector.
Michael Abel
Michael
Michael Abel
PartnerTPG
Michael is a Partner and a member of TPG Real Estate’s Investment Committee and TPG Europe’s Executive Committee. Before joining TPG, he worked for Europa Capital and in the Private Equity Real Estate divisions of J.P.Morgan and Lehman Brothers. He holds a Diplome de Grande Ecole and MSc in Management from ESCP Europe, and speaks German, Spanish, English, Portuguese and French. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of A&O Hotels and Hostels and Campo Properties, and is also a member of the board at Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, a non-profit organization that supports seriously ill children.
Niamh O'Connor
Niamh
Niamh O'Connor
COOSummix Capital
Niamh joined Summix in 2016 to drive the firm’s expansion in the student accommodation and PRS sectors where she is responsible for all aspects of origination and execution of investments. Prior to Summix, Niamh founded and ran NOC Consultancy, an independent advisory firm to property investors, developers and construction companies. She was previously the Head of Business Development and co-owner of TPI Limited, a UK based Project Management firm and Quantity Surveyor.
Paolo Scordino
Paolo
Paolo Scordino
Vice PresidentDeA Capital Real Estate SGR
Paolo Scordino is the Vice President Market Development of DeA Capital Real Estate SGR. A graduate in economics and business from the University La Sapienza in Rome and Master in Business Administration from St. John’s University. He was board member and CEO of Prelios SGR, Deputy Chairman of Harvip Investments, Director of Business Development, Fund Raising and IR of IDeA FIMIT and FIMIT sgr, CEO of Zero SGR, Director of IR of Lottomatica, Strategic Services and financial analyst at Ernst & Young Consultants, Assistant Financial Analyst - Equity and Emerging Markets at Bear Stearns. It’s a member of Assoimmobiliare.
Stefan Walldorf
Stefan
Stefan Walldorf
Managing DirectorCerberus
Stefan Walldorf is a Managing Director in Cerberus' European Real Estate Group responsible for the firm's acquisitions in Germany, BeNeLux, CEE and the Nordics. Since joining Cerberus in 2006, Mr. Walldorf has been involved in a wide range of transactions in Europe. He has sourced and advised on a number of real estate opportunities, including acquisitions of commercial properties, restructurings and loan portfolios. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Walldorf worked in Eurohypo's structured real estate finance division focusing on multinational and institutional clients and structuring financing transactions in commercial and residential real estate.
Debt Funds - Competition too level to hunt yields?
Axel Brinkmann
Axel Brinkmann
Managing Director, European Head
RBC Capital Markets
Benjamin Richard
Benjamin Richard
General Manager France
Aareal Bank AG
Charles Briotet
Charles Briotet
Co-Head Real Estate Finance France
ING Commercial banking
Cyrille Jourdier
Cyrille Jourdier
Director Commercial RE Financing
Helaba
Fabien Knyf
Fabien Knyf
Director, Loan Markets RE Finance
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Limor Shilo
Limor Shilo
Head of Origination
Starz Real Estate
Martin Farinola
Martin Farinola
Portfolio Manager
GAM International Management
Mauro Savoia
Mauro Savoia
Partner
Three Stars Capital Partners
Philippe Deloffre
Philippe Deloffre
Head of Real Estate Debt
BNP Paribas Asset Management
Severin Schöttmer
Severin Schöttmer
Managing Director
Aareal Bank AG
Thibaut Laffaille
Thibaut Laffaille
Director
DekaBank
Axel Brinkmann
Axel
Axel Brinkmann
Managing Director, European HeadRBC Capital Markets
Axel Brinkmann is a Managing Director Royal Bank of Canada’s Real Estate Capital Partners (“RECP”) group heading its London based commercial real estate lending team in Europe. RECP provides comprehensive mortgage, mezzanine and loan-on-loan portfolio acquisition facilities to real estate sponsors in the US, Europe, UK and Australia. Axel joined from LaSalle Investment Management’s Debt Investment and Special Situations group which he helped to grow since 2010 and where he was responsible for originating and investing into various structured debt and equity transactions across the UK and Europe. Axel started his career in Wells Fargo's real estate structured finance team in Frankfurt/London.
Benjamin Richard
Benjamin
Benjamin Richard
General Manager FranceAareal Bank AG
Benjamin Richard is the General Manager of Aareal Paris Branch. Since joining Aareal in 2006, Benjamin has held various positions within the bank and has worked on a wide range of financings secured against all class of assets: office, logistics, retail, residential and hotel.
Charles Briotet
Charles
Charles Briotet
Co-Head Real Estate Finance FranceING Commercial banking
Charles Briotet is Co-Head of Real Estate Finance France with ING (which he joined in September 2014 as a Senior Director Origination). Before joining ING, Charles spent 8 years at HSBC France, where he was most recently Director Real Estate Finance & Head of Transaction Team, focused on the origination and execution of structured financings on all classes of assets and financial advisory mandates in the real estate sector. Charles previously held positions with Eurohypo in Paris, Aareal Bank in Germany, Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, and initially started his career as a business lawyer with Arthur Andersen.
Cyrille Jourdier
Cyrille
Cyrille Jourdier
Director Commercial RE FinancingHelaba
Fabien Knyf
Fabien
Fabien Knyf
Director, Loan Markets RE Financepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Fabien started his career in 2006 in the NPL department of Archon Group in Paris before joining the Credit Suisse platform of Situs in London. In 2009, he worked for Credit Foncier de France on the origination and acquisition of senior loans and CMBS in Europe while restructuring some of the Credit Foncier de France impaired positions. In 2012, Fabien joined ACOFI Gestion to participate in the structuring, fundraising and investment of several senior debt funds. Since 2016, he has been responsible for the distribution of real estate and public investment finance loans arranged by pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank in Continental Europe.
Limor Shilo
Limor
Limor Shilo
Head of OriginationStarz Real Estate
Limor has been working in the City of London for 15 years. After obtaining her MBA from Erasmus University in 1999, she joined JPMorgan Acquisition Finance, Global Syndicated Finance DCM. From 2007 to 2014 she held various roles in GE Capital (Leverage Finance: Workout, Restructuring and was the Head of Risk Underwriting Team). Over the past two years she has been focusing on Commercial Real Estate Lending and joined DB in 2014 as Senior Originator for CRE EMEA. Limor also holds an Accounting degree and worked at PWC Israel after serving as a Lieutenant in the Israeli Defense Forces.
Martin Farinola
Martin
Martin Farinola
Portfolio ManagerGAM International Management
Martin Farinola is an Investment Manager and a member of GAM’s Real Estate Finance Team. He joined GAM in October 2015 from Renshaw Bay, an alternative asset management and advisory firm where he was a partner. Prior to that he worked at Goldman Sachs International where he helped establish the European secondary CRE whole loan trading platform. He also shared responsibility for the pricing, structuring, syndication, managing and credit risk of European CRE products, including performing and non-performing loans, new origination, derivatives and CMBS. Before that he was a Director at BlackRock Inc. in London and New York managing a large portfolio of below investment grade CMBS and non-CMBS subordinate debt in Europe and US.
Mauro Savoia
Mauro
Mauro Savoia
PartnerThree Stars Capital Partners
Mr. Savoia has over 20 years of experience in finance and real estate and closed deals for over Euro 8 billion covering capital markets, M&A, real estate and structured debt. He is Chairman and CEO of Three Stars Capital Partners. Mr. Savoia also headed Merrill Lynch Real Estate Finance in Italy. Before then, Mr. Savoia worked at Morgan Stanley, in M&A, Securitization and Real Estate. He also spent 3 years at Dresser Industries in Houston (TX). Mr. Savoia graduated from Università Cattolica Milan and was awarded with Premio Gemelli as “Best Graduate of the 1995 Class”. He also holds an MBA in Finance from HBU in Houston (TX).
Philippe Deloffre
Philippe
Philippe Deloffre
Head of Real Estate DebtBNP Paribas Asset Management
Head of Real Estate Debt in the Alternative Debt platform at BNP PAM. In his previous role, he was head of CRE debt funds at Acofi and was responsible for managing investments in commercial real estate loans in Europe since 2013. Before, he found the Debt Advisory business at CBRE France where he advised property investors on their loan issuances and restructurings, as well as financial institutions on their CRE loan sales in Europe. Philippe began his career as a structured finance banker for Commerzbank in Paris and then for ABN Amro in London. He gained experience in originating and arranging loans on various asset classes including property and NPL, and structuring CMBS and CLOs. Philippe holds a Master's degree in Corporate Finance.
Severin Schöttmer
Severin
Severin Schöttmer
Managing DirectorAareal Bank AG
Severin Schöttmer is Managing Director within Aareal Bank’s Special Property Finance division, based in Wiesbaden, Germany. Since joining Aareal Bank he has been responsible for the origination and structuring of commercial real estate investment and development loans within various international markets in Europe, North America and Asia/Pacific with a special focus on retail, logistics property and fund finance. He has extensive experience in single-country asset loans, portfolio financings as well as cross-border financing structures.
Thibaut Laffaille
Thibaut
Thibaut Laffaille
DirectorDekaBank
Senior Debt Values- Any surprises left?
Andrea Bora
Andrea Bora
Executive Director
Goldman Sachs International
Barbara Donato
Barbara Donato
Director Euro Hub Loan Origination Italy
Aareal Bank AG
Duncan MacPherson
Duncan MacPherson
Managing Director
Starwood Capital Europe Advisers
Emma Jack
Emma Jack
Principal
PGIM Real Estate
Imo Skrzypczyk
Imo Skrzypczyk
Managing Director
Starz Real Estate
Michael Shields
Michael Shields
Managing Director
ING Real Estate Finance
Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont
Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont
Public International Law Expert
Cheuvreux
Renaud Jezequel
Renaud Jezequel
Directeur Général France
Helaba
Andrea Bora
Andrea
Andrea Bora
Executive DirectorGoldman Sachs International
Andrea Bora is an executive director in Goldman Sachs Real Estate Finance team, he is located in London and co-heads the firm's EMEA CRE debt team, focusing on distribution. Andrea joined the firm from Morgan Stanley where he worked for 7 years in CRE finance mainly within the ELOC CMBS program and prior to that he was for 5 years at Bear Stearns on a similar role. Andrea has extensive experience in all aspects of CRE finance including origination, structuring and distribution. From his current role Andrea has recently run distribution of debt transactions in various jurisdictions including UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Benelux and Poland.
Barbara Donato
Barbara
Barbara Donato
Director Euro Hub Loan Origination ItalyAareal Bank AG
Barbara Donato, since 2018 MRICS and Director at Aareal Bank where she is part of the Euro Hub Loan Origination team - Italy Branch. A graduate in business economics from Luiss University, she also attended RE Executive Management programs and Master programs in foreign Universities. Chartered Auditor since 1999. Before Joining the Real Estate structured financed division of Aareal Bank, she was co-responsible for the reporting to the Italian Bank Supervision Authority and accounting matters. In addition to underwriting and origination, she matured a significant experience in the restructuring of UTP positions.
Duncan MacPherson
Duncan
Duncan MacPherson
Managing DirectorStarwood Capital Europe Advisers
Duncan MacPherson is a Managing Director and Head of Debt for Europe for Starwood Capital Group. In this role, Mr. MacPherson is responsible for all debt capital markets activities for Starwood Capital in Europe, including financing, foreign exchange and interest rate hedging for the Firm’s European investments. He is also responsible for originating, executing and managing debt investments for Starwood Property Trust and Starwood European Real Estate Finance. Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2012, Mr. MacPherson spent six years at Citigroup, where he served as a Director on the commercial real estate finance team in London.
Emma Jack
Emma
Emma Jack
PrincipalPGIM Real Estate
Emma Jack is an executive director with PGIM Real Estate. In this role, she is responsible for sourcing debt investments throughout Europe. Emma joined the company in 2017 with over 10 years in the commercial real estate industry. She is located in London. Prior to her role at PGIM, Emma was a partner at AgFe, focusing on both direct real estate lending and loan-on-loan work across the UK and mainland Europe. Earlier in her career, Emma worked in the Real Estate Private Equity team at Lehman Brothers, covering both mezzanine and equity investments. Emma received her bachelor of science degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics.
Imo Skrzypczyk
Imo
Imo Skrzypczyk
Managing DirectorStarz Real Estate
Imo is Managing Director of Starz Real Estate, a commercial real estate lender focused on middle-market loans throughout Europe. Previously, Imo worked at Tyndaris Real Estate as a Debt Fund Manager
Michael Shields
Michael
Michael Shields
Managing DirectorING Real Estate Finance
Michael Shields joined ING in May 2004 and has 25 years experience in real estate lending, asset management & restructuring. Based in London, he is currently responsible for ING REF’s EMEA lending platform – lending assets totaling over €12bn. He is also international head for Real Estate, looking after clients with a global real estate reach. Prior to his current role, he led ING REF’s highly successful U.S. lending platform which he helped grow from $200m to over $7.5bn at its peak in 2008. Before ING, Michael was an originator in BHF Capital’s U.S real estate lending team and was one of the original members of Helaba’s CRE finance team in the U.S. Michael started his banking career in Chemical Bank’s real estate group in Manhattan.
Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont
Pierre-Emmanuel
Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont
Public International Law ExpertCheuvreux
Renaud Jezequel
Renaud
Renaud Jezequel
Directeur Général FranceHelaba
Renaud Jezequel is General Manager of Helaba (“Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen”) Paris Branch since April 2014. He has more than 30 years of international work experience in real estate (inc. hospitality) and banking, combining financing, acquisitions, asset management, development and advisory, equally spent between London and Paris. Between 2011 and 2014: SVP in charge of Accor’s M&A and real estate transactions. Between 2005 and 2011: pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank’s MD in Paris. Prior to 2005: London-based working on a pan-european basis for Credit Suisse in real estate investment banking, for GE Capital as Acquisitions Head for the Specialty Finance Division, and for JP Morgan in the Financial Institutions Group, mostly in M&A.
Equity - Headline returns or investing only for the show to continue?
Dobrin Staikov
Dobrin Staikov
Director Finance & Capital Markets
Lion's Head
Nic Fox
Nic Fox
Partner & Head of Middle Europe
Europa Capital
Vivek Chandy
Vivek Chandy
Joint Managing Partner
J. Sagar Associates
Dobrin Staikov
Dobrin
Dobrin Staikov
Director Finance & Capital MarketsLion's Head
Dobrin Staikov serves as CFO at Lion's Head Management. Prior to this he joined AG Capital’s executive team in July 2016 after over 12 years at EBRD in London. At EBRD he developed EBRD's distressed asset & non-performing loan financing and investing practice and enhanced the private-equity type business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Turkey and North Africa. He has been a board member of equity investee companies across CEE and Turkey. He holds MBA from INSEAD and is chartered certified accountant in the UK (ACCA).
Nic Fox
Nic
Nic Fox
Partner & Head of Middle EuropeEuropa Capital
Mr Fox is a Partner, Regional Head and member of the Investment Committee at Europa Capital LLP. He joined Europa Capital in September 2007 as Director and Head of Europa’s Middle Europe region. He is responsible for acquisitions and overseeing asset management in the region & Has raised 9 RE funds and committed to over 130 transactions totalling over €11.3 billion. Prior, Mr Fox was at Westbrook Partners, which he joined as a Director in January 2002, with responsibility for asset management and new acquisitions in Europe. He was promoted to Principal in September 2003 and to Managing Principal in 2006 and was a member of Westbrook Partners’ Investment Committee.
Vivek Chandy
Vivek
Vivek Chandy
Joint Managing PartnerJ. Sagar Associates
Vivek specialises in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate commercial work. Vivek is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). Vivek has worked extensively in real estate, e-commerce, healthcare, biotechnology and manufacturing sectors. Vivek also routinely represents clients in complex real estate transactions. Vivek’s clients include sovereign wealth funds, listed real estate investment trusts offshore and private equity funds.
Cross Border and Global Capital Flows - Still Cities or becoming more diverse?
Bernd Knobloch
Bernd Knobloch
Chairman
Continuum Capital
Brandon Hollihan
Brandon Hollihan
Founding Partner
Castleforge Partners
Daniel Harris
Daniel Harris
Head of Investments - Europe
Cain International
Evan Z. Lazar
Evan Z. Lazar
Co-Chairman, Global Real Estate
Dentons
Giuliano Rotondo
Giuliano Rotondo
Director – Real Estate Investments
Qatar Investment Authority
Marcus Lemli
Marcus Lemli
CEO Germany & Head of Investment Europe
Savills
Michele Monterosso
Michele Monterosso
Head of REF Germany, Austria and CZ
ING Bank
Bernd Knobloch
Bernd
Bernd Knobloch
ChairmanContinuum Capital
Knobloch studied Law & Business Administration and is admitted to the German Bar. From 1979 until 1991 he was a Managing Partner of Allgemeine Bautraeger GmbH Cederbaum. In 1991 he joined the Frankfurter Hypothekenbank and was Chairman of the Managing Board of Directors of Eurohypo AG until 2008. From 2006 until 2008 he was Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank AG. From November 2008 until August 2009 Knobloch was Member of the Supervisory Board of Hypo Real Estate Holding AG. From 2009 until 2012 Knobloch was Board Member of Schörghuber Group. He is Non Executive Director of Palatium Investment Management Ltd. and Deputy Chairman of Citycon Oyj Helsinki and Gem. Hertie Stiftung. He is also Partner at Continuum Capital.
Brandon Hollihan
Brandon
Brandon Hollihan
Founding PartnerCastleforge Partners
Brandon co-founded Castleforge Partners (formerly Mercer Real Estate Partners) in July 2010. Prior to founding Castleforge, Brandon worked for Westbrook Partners and Morgan Stanley Real Estate. Brandon has been involved in transacting over £1.5b of Real Estate asset value across the U.S. and Western Europe and has experience as both an advisor and an investor across a diverse range of investment types and asset classes. Castleforge Partners has recently completed raising CFP II, a £235 million discretionary fund that invests in value add / opportunistic real estate on behalf of US, UK, and European institutional investors.
Daniel Harris
Daniel
Daniel Harris
Head of Investments - EuropeCain International
He joined from Tristan Capital Partners, where he sourced and closed over €2.5 billion of transactions, rising to the role of Managing Director. Before that, Daniel spent three years at Heitman, followed by five years with MGPA, where he was Head of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), specialising in regional acquisitions, which amounted to over €1.5 billion over the five-year period. In February 2010, Daniel was awarded Professional of the Year at the CEE Retail Awards. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Anderson and holds a degree in history from the University of Leeds.
Evan Z. Lazar
Evan
Evan Z. Lazar
Co-Chairman, Global Real EstateDentons
Evan Z. Lazar is Co-Chairman of the Global Real Estate Group at Dentons. He is recognized as one of the leading real estate investment and property finance lawyers in Europe. Evan handles major real estate M&As for international real estate funds and private equity organizations, as well as joint ventures, developments and financings throughout Europe and on other continents. His extensive experience in all areas of cross-border property and finance transactions has placed him at the forefront of many of the region's most important deals, including major retail, hotel, office, logistics and residential developments, financings and institutional investments.
Giuliano Rotondo
Giuliano
Giuliano Rotondo
Director – Real Estate InvestmentsQatar Investment Authority
Giuliano is a director in the Real Estate Division of the Qatar Investment Authority focusing on indirect investments and direct investments in Europe, US, CEE, Russia and Turkey. Giuliano has a 14-year experience in the industry, having previously worked in Merrill Lynch M&A team and Morgan Stanley Real Estate group (MSREF).During his career, Giuliano has worked on more than USD 12bn of real estate transactions across various countries (Europe, CEE and other emerging markets) and sectors. Giuliano’s expertise covers all the types of transactions from direct acquisitions to debt investments and company acquisitions. Giuliano graduated in 2004 from Bocconi University in Milan achieving the highest mark.
Marcus Lemli
Marcus
Marcus Lemli
CEO Germany & Head of Investment EuropeSavills
Marcus is Chief Executive Officer of Savills Germany and Head of Investment Europe. Marcus started his real estate career in 1996 with Jones Lang LaSalle, at that time Jones Lang Wootton, in Frankfurt. In 1998 he changed to the Madrid office of Jones Lang Wootton and took over the leadership of the investment department for Spain. From 2005 to 2006 Marcus headed the investment department of Savills in Madrid. In 2006 he returned to Jones Lang LaSalle as head of leasing & capital markets Germany. He was also member of the German management board of Jones Lang LaSalle. In July 2012 Marcus joined Savills as head of investment Europe and since October 2012 he is responsible for the German business as CEO Savills Germany.
Michele Monterosso
Michele
Michele Monterosso
Head of REF Germany, Austria and CZING Bank
Michele joined ING 13 years ago and has a solid experience in the RE Finance sector. Before heading the teams in Germany, Austria & Czech Republic, Michele was in charge of the RE Finance platform in Italy and played an important role in the growth of the unit, with focus on origination, execution and management of a large commercial RE portfolio. He has been active also for RE&Other arm of the bank, where has been in charge of the wind-down of a combined Italian RE portfolio in excess of €4.0bn (lease and equity positions). Michele started his career as analyst in KPMG and in the valuation department of DTZ. Member of the RICS, he is involved in research topics within Property Finance and Investment pathway & lecturer at Bocconi University
JV’s, Club Deals & Co Investment - Big ticket recipe winner or too many cooks ?
Bruno Lobo
Bruno Lobo
Chief Investment Officer
Viventi Group
Chris Taylor
Chris Taylor
CEO RE & Head of Private Markets
Hermes Investment Management
Frederic Laurent
Frederic Laurent
Managing Partner
BauMont Real Estate Capital
Hunt Doering
Hunt Doering
Managing Director
Baupost Group International
Jay Kwan
Jay Kwan
Managing Director Real Estate, Europe
QuadReal
Mohamad Abouchalbak
Mohamad Abouchalbak
CEO
SFO Group - Saradar Family Office
Peter Jun
Peter Jun
Co-Founder
Arminius Group
Wolfgang Baumgartinger
Wolfgang Baumgartinger
Director Transactions
METRO Properties Holding GmbH
Bruno Lobo
Bruno
Bruno Lobo
Chief Investment OfficerViventi Group
Bruno Lobo is the Chief Investment Officer for Viventi Capital, an investor developer based in London focused on large scale urban placemaking projects across Europe. Previously, he was the Head of Europe for AECOM Capital, the investment and development arm of AECOM based in NYC and London focused on the US and Europe. He was a founding director of Avenida Capital, a real estate development and investment firm based in NYC focused on urban development projects across Latin America. He started his career at the global RE group of Brookfield Asset Management a global alternative asset manager, based in NYC and Sao Paulo. Bruno Lobo hold a PhD from Columbia University and a MArch from the Technical University of Lisbon and Tokyo University.
Chris Taylor
Chris
Chris Taylor
CEO RE & Head of Private MarketsHermes Investment Management
The majority of Chris’s working career has previously been as Fund Manager at Prudential where he took a lead role in the diversification strategy of its UK RE exposure into overseas markets. Apart from being CEO of Hermes Real Estate and Head of Private M
Frederic Laurent
Frederic
Frederic Laurent
Managing PartnerBauMont Real Estate Capital
Frederic Laurent is a Managing Partner with Baumont Real Estate Capital. Prior to co-founding Baumont in 2017, Mr. Laurent was a Managing Director with CarVal Investors, leading real estate investment activities in France and Italy. Mr. Laurent graduated from EM Lyon Business School with a Master of Science in Management. He is a native French speaker and fluent in English and Italian.
Hunt Doering
Hunt
Hunt Doering
Managing DirectorBaupost Group International
Hunt is a Managing Director in Baupost’s Private Investment Group and focuses on European real estate investment opportunities including property and loan acquisitions, development, distressed debt investments and other real estate related activities. Hunt is also responsible for new joint venture partner and real estate operating partner relationships. Prior to joining Baupost, Hunt was a Managing Director at Northwood Investors. Hunt graduated from Cornell University magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and from Harvard Business School with an MBA.
Jay Kwan
Jay
Jay Kwan
Managing Director Real Estate, EuropeQuadReal
Jay Kwan joined QuadReal as Managing Director, Europe in February 2018. His focus is on building the international portfolio, with an emphasis on investing in Global Cities in the U.K. and Europe. Jay was formerly a MD at TPG Real Estate, the real estate investment group of private equity firm TPG, specifically focused on European investments. Prior to joining TPG in 2016, Jay was a Partner at Grove International Partners, where he spent 13 years investing in three continents across all asset classes at both the corporate and asset level. Jay began his career at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners in New York in 2001. Jay graduated with a BA in Economics and Political Science from Columbia University in New York.
Mohamad Abouchalbak
Mohamad
Mohamad Abouchalbak
CEOSFO Group - Saradar Family Office
Mohamad is CEO of SFO Group (“SFO”), leading the firm’s direct investments in private equity and real estate in addition to its global advisory services. Mohamad serves on the board of directors of SFO, and is a member of the firm’s Investment and Executive Committees. Since joining SFO in 2013, Mohamad has established the firm’s platform, resulting in the acquisition and management of over $1 billion of real estate investments across various stages, asset classes and geographies. Mohamad has over 15 years of experience in real estate investment and asset management. He spent the early part of his career at JLL and GulfMerger advising institutional investors and family offices on cross border transactions including M&A,
Peter Jun
Peter
Peter Jun
Co-FounderArminius Group
Peter is a co-founder of Arminius. Since 2006, Arminius has organised private equity funds and co-investment vehicles with equity commitments from university endowments, pension funds and family offices. To 31 December 2018, the firm completed approximately €4.7 billion of transactions exclusively in Germany. Prior to Arminius, Peter was at Lone Star Europe and a partner in Lone Star Fund V. Additionally, Peter served as a Supervisory Board Member of Allgemeine HypothekenBank Rheinboden AG, (Corealcredit Bank AG). Prior to Lone Star, Peter was with The Praedium Group in New York and Lehman Brothers in London. Peter received a BA cum laude in Government from Harvard University and an MA with honors from the University of Amsterdam.
Wolfgang Baumgartinger
Wolfgang
Wolfgang Baumgartinger
Director TransactionsMETRO Properties Holding GmbH
More than 20 years practicing corporate real estate management. Comprehensive track record in investment and divestment, structuring and marketing of real estate, medium to large portfolio transactions across several exit strategies (including asset and share deals, joint ventures, special funds). 15 years of proven competence in site network development – strategic expansion and optimization across Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and North Africa.
Investment Strategies - Sit back and relax, or desperately seeking exits?
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEE
Skanska
Brian Niles
Brian Niles
Head of REI Europe
Morgan Stanley
Bryan Kelly
Bryan Kelly
Managing Director
SVP Global
Chris Papachristophorou
Chris Papachristophorou
Managing Partner & Founder
Invel Real Estate
Ciaran Carvalho
Ciaran Carvalho
Partner, CMS UK
CMS
Georgii Ivanov
Georgii Ivanov
CEO
KKInvestments
Jason Oram
Jason Oram
Partner
Europa Capital
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Finance EMEA
Banc Sabadell
Norbert Müller
Norbert Müller
MD, Head REF Continental Europe West
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Tarek Germanos
Tarek Germanos
Managing Director
SFO Group - Saradar Family Office
Tom Rowley
Tom Rowley
Managing Director
Angelo Gordon Europe
Van Stults
Van Stults
Founding Partner & Managing Director
Orion Capital Managers
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEESkanska
As Head of Divestments at Skanska’s commercial development unit in CEE, Adrian is responsible for sourcing buyers and conducting transaction processes in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania. While working at Skanska, Adrian has divested over 35 office buildings totaling almost EUR 1.6 bn. He contributed to Skanska’s 2018 record performance in CEE by leading divestment processes regarding 9 assets sold for a total amount of EUR 431 million. Adrian started his professional career in 1997 at Gerald Eve International. He went on to work for Knight Frank and GE Capital Golub Real Estate. Prior to joining Skanska in 2013, he worked for Echo Investment as the director responsible for the company’s asset divestments.
Brian Niles
Brian
Brian Niles
Head of REI EuropeMorgan Stanley
Brian Niles is a Managing Director and Global Co-Head of the North Haven Real Estate Funds and Head of Europe for Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2006, Brian worked for nine years at Goldman Sachs, primarily in the Real Estate Principal Investment Area.
Bryan Kelly
Bryan
Bryan Kelly
Managing DirectorSVP Global
Bryan Kelly is Managing Director at Strategic Value Partners and is focused on European real estate investments in both assets and debt. He has worked in the real estate / distressed credit market for 15+ years in both Asia and Europe.
Chris Papachristophorou
Chris
Chris Papachristophorou
Managing Partner & FounderInvel Real Estate
Chris is the founder and Managing Partner of Invel Real Estate, a European Investment and Asset Management platform. Since inception, Invel has completed a number of transactions in Italy, the UK, Poland, Cyprus, and Greece, where it acquired a majority stake in the country’s largest REIC. Across Europe, Invel currently owns and manages circa €2.3bn of assets. Prior to Invel, Chris was Global Head of RREEF Opportunistic Investments, having led and managed transactions in excess of $20 billion.
Ciaran Carvalho
Ciaran
Ciaran Carvalho
Partner, CMS UKCMS
Ciaran Carvalho is head of the CMS UK Real Estate group. He deals with all aspects of commercial real estate, investment, joint ventures, finance and development. His clients include a broad range of international and domestic investors (on their own or in joint venture) and developers. Ciaran is identified as a leader in the field of real estate by Chambers UK, Chambers Global and Legal 500 directories.
Georgii Ivanov
Georgii
Georgii Ivanov
CEOKKInvestments
Over 25 years of investment management experience in institutional real estate. A former real estate Portfolio Manager at TIAA-CREF in New York, and executive at such notable Russian real estate companies as Coalco, Eurasia Capital, and Accent Real Estate. Georgii has transacted globally with exposure to Russian, United States, and European markets. He has broad experience across all property sectors, real estate development and asset management. Georgii graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, New York and holds MBA from Columbia University in New York, New York.
Jason Oram
Jason
Jason Oram
PartnerEuropa Capital
Jason is a Partner & an Investment Committee member at Europa Capital LLP. As Fund Manager for the pan-European value-add series, his responsibilities also include investment activity in Southern Europe, with a primary focus on originating & managing investments in Spain & Italy. He joined Europa Capital in 2005 where he has gathered pan-European experience also working in the UK, German, Austrian, Polish & French markets in the retail, office & residential RE sectors. Jason started his RE career at MEPC Ltd, where he worked on the development of its business park portfolio. Jason has been working in RE for over 18 years, holds a post-graduate MSc in RE from Reading University & is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
José
José Ignacio Tramuns Pladellorens
Head of CRE Finance EMEABanc Sabadell
José-Ignacio Tramuns is the Head of CRE Finance EMEA at Banco Sabadell. He joined Banco Sabadell in 2006 as a member of the Structured Real Estate Finance team, and afterwards was the CIO-Real Estate in BanSanbadell Inversión, with more than €1 billion under management. Prior to joining Banco Sabadell, he gained experience in Real Estate and Private Banking in firms such as Aguirre Newman and Morgan Stanley. He graduated in Economics with an MBA from ESADE Business School.
Norbert Müller
Norbert
Norbert Müller
MD, Head REF Continental Europe Westpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Norbert Müller is Managing Director at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, in charge of Real Estate Finance in Continental Europe West (Scandinavia, Benelux, France and Spain) with teams in Paris, Stockholm and Madrid. He has been working in the property industry for more than 25 years of which more than 10 years as International Director in the Capital Markets Group at Jones Lang LaSalle. Norbert Müller has in-depth knowledge of and experience in most of the real estate markets on the Continent, including Germany. He speaks fluently German, French, English and Dutch.
Tarek Germanos
Tarek
Tarek Germanos
Managing DirectorSFO Group - Saradar Family Office
Tarek is a Managing Director head of investments and asset management at SFO Group, a multifamily office focused on real estate direct investments. Tarek has previously held different positions at some of the world’s top investment firms; Prior to joining SFO group, he was at Orion Capital Markets in their investment team In addition, he previously worked in Goldman Sachs’ real estate investment banking team. His experience includes investing in transactions totaling over $4bn in the real estate and advising on transactions financing and M&A situations in excess of $20bn Tarek holds a diploma of Grande Ecole from HEC Paris.
Tom Rowley
Tom
Tom Rowley
Managing DirectorAngelo Gordon Europe
Tom Rowley is based in London and focuses on real estate investment opportunities in the UK & Europe. He is a member of the European Investment Committee. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon in 2012, Tom was the co-founder of a real estate investment platform based in London. Prior to that, Tom was the Head of UK Real Estate for Babcock & Brown. He has purchased and managed opportunistic real estate investments throughout the UK, Europe, Australia and Asia. Tom has over 18 years industry experience and holds a business degree from the University of South Australia.
Van Stults
Van
Van Stults
Founding Partner & Managing DirectorOrion Capital Managers
Van Stults is a Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers, a pan-European RE private equity investment firm. He has over 30 years of real estate investment management experience. Van, with his partners, created the opportunistic Orion European Real Estate Funds I, II, III, IV and V and the core fund, Orion Income Return Partners, which combined have €15 billion of investment capacity. The Orion Funds target a wide range of RE investments throughout EU. Prior to Orion, Van spent 15 years with LaSalle Partners in the US and EU where he was a Main Board Member and a Managing Director. He is a Global Trustee of the Urban Land Institute and received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business
Impact Investments - Do positive intentions equal positive returns?
Edward Bates
Edward Bates
Managing Director
STAM EUROPE
Matt Christensen
Matt Christensen
AXA IM - Real Assets
Onno Saes
Onno Saes
Capital Markets Manager
EDGE Technologies
Patrick Nelson
Patrick Nelson
Head of Real Estate - EMEA
WeWork
Paul Van Zyl
Paul Van Zyl
Co-Founder
The Conduit
Edward Bates
Edward
Edward Bates
Managing DirectorSTAM EUROPE
Edward is the CEO of STAM Europe and is responsible for the management and the investment strategies of the firm. Prior to joining STAM, Edward was Co-head of Real Estate at Doughty Hanson and a Founding Member of Orion Capital Managers. He is involved in fund raising, acquisitions, asset management and dispositions across the STAM portfolio.
Matt Christensen
Matt
Matt Christensen
AXA IM - Real Assets
Onno Saes
Onno
Onno Saes
Capital Markets ManagerEDGE Technologies
Patrick Nelson
Patrick
Patrick Nelson
Head of Real Estate - EMEAWeWork
Patrick is Executive Vice President of Real Estate at WeWork. He currently heads WeWork’s European real estate expansion. He holds a MBA from Columbia University and is originally from London.
Paul Van Zyl
Paul
Paul Van Zyl
Co-FounderThe Conduit
Blockchain - Hyped up temp or transactional talent?
Brigitte Luginbuehl
Brigitte Luginbuehl
CEO, Head Real Estate
Swiss Real Coin
Brigitte Luginbuehl
Brigitte
Brigitte Luginbuehl
CEO, Head Real EstateSwiss Real Coin
Brigitte Luginbühl is a real estate expert with more than 10 years of a strong track record in Real Estate Corporate Finance and real estate M&A. She has been with the global market leader Jones Lang LaSalle in Switzerland and London. She managed numerous large-scale and complex real estate transactions with a volume of >CHF 1bn in total and was project leader of many valuation projects including recurring large portfolio valuations with a volume of >CHF 9bn annually. She is the youngest female member of Efficiency Club. She holds BA and MA in Economics Business Administration from University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Regional Specific
Spain - From recovery to expansion, how can we make the upswing last?
Attendees
Alberto López Balbasby Urbania
Carsten CzarnetzkiAEW Europe
Emilio VidalAyuntamiento de Madrid
Félix Llorente SanzWilcox
Javier Ricote MateosCaixaBank
Manuel EnrichSAREB
Nikos KoulourasAEW Europe
Philip SauerSauer Real Estate
Reda KhatimPalm Capital
Portugal Returns - Cheap ’n’ trendy, but any losers in the long game?
Attendees
Edward MillerRound Hill Capital
João Carlos LelisSonae Sierra
João SousaJPS Group
José Cardoso BotelhoVanguard Properties
Miguel SantanaFidelidade Property
Paulo BarradasNorfin
Paulo LoureiroLouvre Capital
Pedro CoelhoSquare Asset Management
Pedro LancastreJLL
Pedro VicenteHabitat Invest
Rui AlegreInogi
Tiago Violas FerreiraViolas Ferreira
Volkert SchmidtNovo Banco
UK & Brexit - Intelligent cycle shock or price risks too early to call?
Attendees
Andrea PattiING Real Estate Finance
Bonnie CalnanDentons
David ChristieESO Capital Group
Guillaume GruchetBank of America Merrill Lynch
Kelvin SutherlandAtlas Residential
Kevin CooperICG Longbow
Robert BoothBridge Capital Partnership, Ireland
Shamik NarotamMorgan Stanley
Germany - Priced up, players out?
Attendees
Christian ZillyWaterway Investments
Heinz Joachim KummerCMS
James BauerDuff & Phelps REAG
Lars OsterhoffRI Partners
Ronayne O'MahoneyGreenman Investments
Thomas WiegandCerberus Deutschland
CEE - Best way to enter Europe, hardest way to achieve scale?
Attendees
Adrian KarczewiczSkanska
Christo IlievLion's Head
Czarek JarzabekGolub GetHouse
Dieter Knittelpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Karin Schmidt-MitscherErste Group Bank
Luke DawsonColliers International
Mariusz RodakBPI Real Estate Poland
Nebil SenmanGriffin Real Estate
Noah SteinbergWING
Patrick ZehetmayrErste Group Bank
Yannis DelikanakisBluehouse Capital
Zorana Ždrale BurlicDelta Real Estate
Italy - Core slow down vs alternative shake up
Attendees
Carlo PetagnaSorgente SEIM
Donato SaponaraAllianz Real Estate
Jacopo PalermoImmobiliare Percassi
Leo CivelliDuff & Phelps REAG
Michele StellaTorre SGR
Paolo Alessandro BonazziNamira SGR p.a.
Paul ForshawBluenoble
Nordics Tenant Demand - Newfound international appetite or going down the curve?
Attendees
Derek RichOaktree Capital Management
Kai AejmelaeusSponda
Martti SaveniusSponda
Morten SchultzKeystone Investment Management
Spain - From recovery to expansion, how can we make the upswing last?
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partner
by Urbania
Carsten Czarnetzki
Carsten Czarnetzki
Country Head Spain
AEW Europe
Emilio Vidal
Emilio Vidal
Consejero Técnico - Dirección Gral
Ayuntamiento de Madrid
Félix Llorente Sanz
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEO
Wilcox
Javier Ricote Mateos
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real Estate
CaixaBank
Manuel Enrich
Manuel Enrich
Director, Investor Relations
SAREB
Nikos Koulouras
Nikos Koulouras
Managing Director, Co-Head Investments
AEW Europe
Philip Sauer
Philip Sauer
Managing Director
Sauer Real Estate
Reda Khatim
Reda Khatim
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partnerby Urbania
Co-founder and Managing Director of by Urbania. Mr. Lopez is directly involved in the execution of all transactions – originating, underwriting, financing and asset managing properties. Mr. Lopez has successfully transacted in several countries and negotiated strategic joint ventures and lead fund raising efforts with hedge funds and PE funds in addition to co-overseeing all investment and development activities of the firm with a particular focus on alternative assets. He chairs the Board of Syllabus, a first class student living concept with over 3000 beds in Spain, Portugal and Italy.
Carsten Czarnetzki
Carsten
Carsten Czarnetzki
Country Head SpainAEW Europe
Carsten is Country Head for Spain as well as portfolio manager for AEW Europe Value Investors, a core-plus/value-add fund actively acquiring office assets across Europe. Carsten has over 15 years’ experience in acquiring and managing real estate assets throughout the US and Europe. Prior to joining AEW, Carsten was a Director at Generali, previously also working at Deutsche Bank M&A, JER Partners and Starwood Capital Group. Carsten is a German national, fluent in English, Spanish and French.
Emilio Vidal
Emilio
Emilio Vidal
Consejero Técnico - Dirección GralAyuntamiento de Madrid
Félix Llorente Sanz
Félix
Félix Llorente Sanz
CEOWilcox
8000 residential units developed, 300000 m2 Logistics under development, 50000m2 retail High STREET under management, 16000m2 Houses for seniors under development, 120 Student Housing units recently open. TRAINING: • IESE - Senior Business Management Program • Bachelor of Business Administration and Management. • Technician in Business Administration and Management • Master in Financial Management • High Executive program RE Management and Valuations • High Executive degree grade: Private equity and structured finance • Executive Administration Program. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: • General Director of Grupo Wilcox • Vice President of AEDHE • Member of the Board of Directors of CEIM • Member of ULI and ICSC.
Javier Ricote Mateos
Javier
Javier Ricote Mateos
Senior Director Real EstateCaixaBank
Javier Ricote Mateos, Senior Director of the Commercial Real Estate Structured Finance team at Caixabank - CIB. With 15 years of experience in Investment Banking and Structured Finance, developing functions in origination and structuring of Syndicated, Corporate and Project Finance operations, national and international. Since 2008 he has been part of the Real Estate Structured Finance team and since 2014 he has been a Senior Director of Real Estate at Caixabank. The CaixaBank team is one of the main spanish lenders and market leaders in structured commercial operations of Commercial Real Estate, with special mention to the financing of projects of Shopping Centers, Offices and Hotels
Manuel Enrich
Manuel
Manuel Enrich
Director, Investor RelationsSAREB
Manuel graduated in Business Administration from Denver University (Colorado, USA) and holds an MBA from the University of Notre Dame. He has worked almost his whole career in Investor Relations. He joins Sareb from the consultancy King Worldwide Investor Relations, where he worked for the past four years. He was also the Founder and Managing Partner of Logical IR Solutions, Director of Strategy and External Relations at Parquesol Inmobiliaria, CEO of Eurocofin Investor Relations, Director of Equities at AB Asesores Bursatiles, Director of Investor Relations at Bankinter, and CEO of Link Securities, among other roles. He founded the Spanish Association of Investor Relations, being an Honorary Member and serving on it's Board.
Nikos Koulouras
Nikos
Nikos Koulouras
Managing Director, Co-Head InvestmentsAEW Europe
Nikos is an Executive Director in the Private Equity Funds at AEW Europe. He is based out of London and is responsible for deal origination and execution in Southern Europe and CEE. Nikos has been involved in over €2bn of transactions across retail, office, logistics and residential. Prior to joining AEW in 2015, Nikos was a Director and Co-Head of Real Estate at Salamanca Group, where he executed and managed investments in residential, commercial and retail developments across CEE, Spain, UK and Brazil. Nikos started his career as an architect before joining the Real Estate team at Merrill Lynch. Nikos holds an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from RMIT.
Philip Sauer
Philip
Philip Sauer
Managing DirectorSauer Real Estate
Philip C. Sauer is a real estate professional with 16 years of experience in European real estate transaction. He holds a Master in Real Estate Investment 8 Finance from the European Business School in Germany. As Managing Director of a 80 year-old Real Estate Investment firm he is responsible for investments in Germany, Austria, Switzerland,U K and Spain with focus on Residential Real Estate.
Reda Khatim
Reda
Reda Khatim
Managing PartnerPalm Capital
Reda Khatim is the Managing Partner of Palm Capital, which he launched in 2007. Palm is a pan European real estate investment firm, focusing on core plus and value add strategies. Palm has primarily invested in the UK and Spain. Palm has also recently raised a logistics focused pan European vehicle, targeting income opportunities in Northern Europe and development situations in Southern Europe. Prior to starting Palm, Reda was a founding principal of Citigroup Property Investors European opportunistic fund, €1.2bn pan European fund. He previously worked with Lonestar Funds in Europe and held various positions at Credit Suisse and Lazard. Reda holds a MBA from Harvard Business School
Portugal Returns - Cheap ’n’ trendy, but any losers in the long game?
Edward Miller
Edward Miller
VP Portugal
Round Hill Capital
João Carlos Lelis
João Carlos Lelis
Director Fund Management
Sonae Sierra
João Sousa
João Sousa
CEO/Founder
JPS Group
José Cardoso Botelho
José Cardoso Botelho
Managing Director
Vanguard Properties
Miguel Santana
Miguel Santana
Board Member
Fidelidade Property
Paulo Barradas
Paulo Barradas
MD, Head of M&A and Investor Relations
Norfin
Paulo Loureiro
Paulo Loureiro
Managing Partner
Louvre Capital
Pedro Coelho
Pedro Coelho
Partner and Board Member
Square Asset Management
Pedro Lancastre
Pedro Lancastre
Managing Director
JLL
Pedro Vicente
Pedro Vicente
Administrator/Member of the board
Habitat Invest
Rui Alegre
Rui Alegre
Chairman & CEO
Inogi
Tiago Violas Ferreira
Tiago Violas Ferreira
Partner
Violas Ferreira
Volkert Schmidt
Volkert Schmidt
General Director
Novo Banco
Edward Miller
Edward
Edward Miller
VP PortugalRound Hill Capital
Edward has 10 years of experience in Real Estate Investment and Development across a wide range of sectors and geographies. His career started at EC Harris, working across global accounts for major banking and institutional clients. Edward has been at Round Hill Capital for 5 years and now oversees day to day investment activity across Portugal.
João Carlos Lelis
João
João Carlos Lelis
Director Fund ManagementSonae Sierra
João Lélis joined Sonae Sierra in 2004 as an investment analyst, later becoming Director of the Fund Management business. As member of the executive team, current responsibilities include management of the real estate funds co-owned by Sonae Sierra, of the direct investments outside Iberia and transaction support. Prior to Sonae Sierra, João was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and also with Arthur Andersen. João completed the INSEAD – Advanced Management Programme in 2018 and the INSEAD - International Executive Programme in 2010. He also holds an MBA from the Yale University School of Management (2002) and a BS in Management from Faculdade de Economia do Porto (1997).
João Sousa
João
João Sousa
CEO/FounderJPS Group
Formado em Direito, pela Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa, o CEO da JPS GROUP, Dr. João Sousa, iniciou o seu percurso profissional aos 23 anos, na área empresarial e dos negócios. Foi com estes primeiros passos e contacto com o mundo profissional, que soube que exercer Direito não era uma opção e decidiu enveredar pela área à qual se estava a dedicar com tanto afinco. Como tal, começou a fazer o seu percurso na consultoria de investimento financeiro e imobiliário, percurso esse que veio, mais tarde, a dar origem à fundação da JPS GROUP. Um dos períodos de tempo deste percurso foi passado no estrangeiro, em múltiplos negócios em África, pelos países da América do Sul e na Ásia.
José Cardoso Botelho
José
José Cardoso Botelho
Managing DirectorVanguard Properties
Experienced investor in Real Estate. Since the end of 2015, focused in the setup and management of Vanguard Properties, a leading developer, focused on residential and touristic projects. Currently the group has 16 projects under development located in Lisbon, Oeiras, Comporta and Algarve. Vanguard’s is currently leading the consortia that will acquire the real estate funds of Comporta Investment Fund. Since 1988, José has been involved in multiple ventures notably in retail, real estate, technology (software, heading systems, medical, etc.). Significant expertise in Real Estate, Funding, Negotiation and Venture Capital. Undergraduate in Management with expertise in Finances. MBA in International Management.
Miguel Santana
Miguel
Miguel Santana
Board MemberFidelidade Property
Paulo Barradas
Paulo
Paulo Barradas
MD, Head of M&A and Investor RelationsNorfin
Paulo Barradas is a Managing Director at Norfin SGFII and heads the M&A and investor relations department. He has more than 22 years of experience in the international investment banking industry, of which the last 6 years in London as Head of M&A at Haitong Bank. Prior to that, he was Head of M&A for Energy and Infrastructure and Head of Real Estate Investment Banking at Espírito Santo Investment Bank.
Paulo Loureiro
Paulo
Paulo Loureiro
Managing PartnerLouvre Capital
Paulo Loureiro is the Founder and Managing Partner of Louvre Capital. Since inception, Louvre Capital’s principals have invested, along with their partners, more than €75 million in residential developments in Portugal. Prior to founding Louvre Capital in 2015, Paulo was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley in New York, focusing on the oil and gas industry. He started his career with Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil service company, spending six years in Argentina and Brazil. Paulo holds a MS degree (Diplome de Grande Ecole), majoring in Maths and Physics, and received his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Paulo is a Portuguese national, fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
Pedro Coelho
Pedro
Pedro Coelho
Partner and Board MemberSquare Asset Management
55 years, married 2 sons From 2002 - 2017 Square Asset Management - Partner; 1,5 Billion under management in all sectors for retail and institutional clients : Managing the highest Portuguese performance balanced portfolio over the last 8 years in a row according to MSCI/IPD; from 1990 - 2000 ESAF Espírito Santo Activos Financeiros SGPS - Real Estate Managing Director Investments: Portugal, Brazil, Russia.
Pedro Lancastre
Pedro
Pedro Lancastre
Managing DirectorJLL
Pedro Lancastre is the Managing Director of JLL Portugal since July 2011. Pedro has 17 years of experience in the Real Estate sector. He started in 2001, as an Investment Consultant of the Lisbon Capital Markets team at CBRE, where he acted in the acquisition and sale of a number of properties. In 2004, he moved to Sonae Sierra as Deputy Director of New Business in Portugal where he was responsible for the conception of new shopping centres and retail parks. Pedro started his career in 1995 in the Portuguese Bank industry where he performed different roles in two different Portuguese Banks (BCP and BPI) until 2001.
Pedro Vicente
Pedro
Pedro Vicente
Administrator/Member of the boardHabitat Invest
Pedro Vicente is a board member at Habitat Invest, overseeing the BBB, sales, marketing, business development and operations departments at the company. He has developed his activity at the real estate industry as head of legal and marketing and asset manager of a state-owned company- EPUL. He evolved to level Constellation, a Chinese real estate fund from Shanghai, operating in Portugal. He is the co-founder of the Portuguese Institute for Corporate Governance and member of the advisory committee. Habitat Invest is privately-held and an independent real estate investment company, founded in 2004, with investments in urban rehabilitation and new born projects. Projects underway in 2019 represent an investment greater than €300 million.
Rui Alegre
Rui
Rui Alegre
Chairman & CEOInogi
Tiago Violas Ferreira
Tiago
Tiago Violas Ferreira
PartnerViolas Ferreira
Tiago Violas Ferreira joined University of Porto – (FEP) Faculty of Economics - in 1988. Latter on, in 1996, he started to work as a Finantial Director in his familiy company and would remain in the office about 10 years. Since 2006 he is the CEO of Holding Violas Ferreira SGPS, where currently he ́s leading development project ́s in the area of real estate, mostly in Porto city.
Volkert Schmidt
Volkert
Volkert Schmidt
General DirectorNovo Banco
Volkert is presently President of the Board of Directors of GNB SGFII and has over twenty years of international experience in M&A, private equity and real estate. Prior to joining Grupo Novo Banco (GNB), Mr. Reig Schmidt served as a Managing Director for Hudson Advisors. Mr. Reig Schmidt has a Master in Law from the Universidad San Pablo CEU and is admitted to practice in the Madrid Bar Association. Volkert is fluent in Spanish, German and English and has a basic knowledge of French and Portuguese.
UK & Brexit - Intelligent cycle shock or price risks too early to call?
Andrea Patti
Andrea Patti
Senior Director
ING Real Estate Finance
Bonnie Calnan
Bonnie Calnan
Partner
Dentons
David Christie
David Christie
Managing Director
ESO Capital Group
Guillaume Gruchet
Guillaume Gruchet
Director Real Estate Finance
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Kelvin Sutherland
Kelvin Sutherland
MD
Atlas Residential
Kevin Cooper
Kevin Cooper
Co-Head of Real Estate UK
ICG Longbow
Robert Booth
Robert Booth
CEO
Bridge Capital Partnership, Ireland
Shamik Narotam
Shamik Narotam
Head, UK & Ireland RE Investing
Morgan Stanley
Andrea Patti
Andrea
Andrea Patti
Senior DirectorING Real Estate Finance
Andrea Patti - Director at ING Real Estate Finance UK – Andrea works as a Director in the ING REF UK team. He is senior member of the origination team mainly focusing on loans backed by office, retail and logistics assets. Andrea has an extensive experience in real estate finance both in the UK, Italy and Continental Europe. He has more than 10 years of property banking experience having worked also for ABN AMRO in originating loans to be securitized via CMBS conduit programmes. Andrea holds a summa cum laude MSc degrees in Finance and a summa cum laude degree in Business Administration from the Universita’ Commerciale Luigi Bocconi of Milan and University of Catania, respectively.
Bonnie Calnan
Bonnie
Bonnie Calnan
PartnerDentons
Bonnie Calnan is a real estate partner in the London office of Dentons. She leads high-end multidisciplinary transactions covering leveraged and unleveraged, upstream (real estate joint ventures and structuring) and downstream work (sales and acquisitions, investment letting structures) including multijurisdictional and cross-border transactions. Her clients include private equity and debt funds and she has held client relationship roles with Blackstone and various sovereign wealth funds. Bonnie has a particular emphasis on the real estate private equity and investment sectors including inbound investment into the UK and Europe and the alternatives sector.
David Christie
David
David Christie
Managing DirectorESO Capital Group
At ESO, David oversees all real estate-related transactions, targeting off market niche opportunities in the UK and Northern European countries. David has over 20 years real estate experience across multiple sectors throughout Europe with prominent private equity real estate investors including ARES and Doughty Hanson. David’s focus has traditionally been delivering strong returns over multiple cycles within value-add and opportunistic investment strategies, including landmark investments such as the Knightsbridge Estate in London. He has extensive development experience across a number of European jurisdictions. David began his career at Knight Frank where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in their City of London office.
Guillaume Gruchet
Guillaume
Guillaume Gruchet
Director Real Estate FinanceBank of America Merrill Lynch
Guillaume Gruchet is a Director within the Global Market division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. Guillaume works within the RE Finance group where his focus is on origination, structuring and distribution of real estate debt in EMEA. Guillaume has worked on a wide range of financings from traditional senior lending, opco/propco and mezzanine loans. Between 2009 and 2012, Guillaume worked on the ABS trading desk and was responsible for the CMBS trading book. Prior to joining BofAML in 2006, Guillaume held positions at Rothschild and Fitchratings, always with a focus on real estate and fixed income products. Guillaume started his career in London in 1998 in the real estate & hospitality team at Ernst & Young.
Kelvin Sutherland
Kelvin
Kelvin Sutherland
MDAtlas Residential
Kevin Cooper
Kevin
Kevin Cooper
Co-Head of Real Estate UKICG Longbow
Kevin is joint managing partner and a Board and Investment Committee member responsible for investment strategy and loan origination. Prior to establishing ICG-Longbow Kevin was a founding member of GMAC's UK Commercial Mortgage business which was established in 2002. ICG-Longbow's investors benefit from our sole focus on the UK market which ensures that we have a deep local market knowledge, intimate understanding of the key UK real estate sub-markets and a local operating presence. Through our client funds we structure and provide senior, mezzanine and whole loans to the UK's commercial property sector.
Robert Booth
Robert
Robert Booth
CEOBridge Capital Partnership, Ireland
Robert is the CEO of Bridge Capital Partnership Ireland Ltd (BCPI). BCPI has a successful track record investing in real estate in Ireland on behalf international investment funds. The firm has close links with Patron Capital, a European based private equity fund. BCPI has invested over €300 million to date across different real estate asset classes including private and student residential, hospitality , office and retail.
Shamik Narotam
Shamik
Shamik Narotam
Head, UK & Ireland RE InvestingMorgan Stanley
Shamik is based in London and part of the MSREI acquisition and asset management team, working on sourcing, negotiating and managing investments for MSREI across all European jurisdictions, with additional responsibility for the UK. Before joining MSREI, Shamik was based in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, investing in roads and infrastructure in South America for a global investor. Shamik is also a chartered structural engineer. Shamik received a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London and an MBA in Finance with distinction from the London Business School. Shamik is a Portuguese national, and has lived and worked in Europe, South America, North America and Asia.
Germany - Priced up, players out?
Christian Zilly
Christian Zilly
Managing Partner
Waterway Investments
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Rechtsanwalt | Partner
CMS
James Bauer
James Bauer
Managing Director - Germany
Duff & Phelps REAG
Lars Osterhoff
Lars Osterhoff
CEO
RI Partners
Ronayne O'Mahoney
Ronayne O'Mahoney
Director of Development & Expansion
Greenman Investments
Thomas Wiegand
Thomas Wiegand
Managing Director
Cerberus Deutschland
Christian Zilly
Christian
Christian Zilly
Managing PartnerWaterway Investments
Christian is a founding partner of Waterway Investments, manages the Frankfurt office and is responsible for all aspects of the transaction process on behalf of Waterway’s international client base. Prior to co-founding Waterway, Christian has worked for various American opportunity funds as well as German open-ended fund vehicles. He received a Master ´s in Economics from Freie Universität Berlin/Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and a Master´s in Real Estate Economics from European Business School (ebs), Germany. Christian is fluent in German, English, French and Portuguese.
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Heinz
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Rechtsanwalt | PartnerCMS
Heinz Joachim Kummer is a partner of CMS Germany with more than 25 years of in-depth experience in the real estate sector, having advised on various landmark deals and projects. His expertise includes the full range of commercial real estate law with the focus on complex real estate transactions, structuring and advising private equity and other real estate funds. Before joining CMS, Heinz Joachim was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP for over 20 years. Heinz Joachim is recognized as a leading real estate lawyer in the current issue of The Who’s Who Legal 2017. The same is true for the major legal directories.
James Bauer
James
James Bauer
Managing Director - GermanyDuff & Phelps REAG
James Bauer MRICS is the Country Managing Director at Duff & Phelps REAG GmbH. He has experience in transaction advisory, development, as well as asset management of commercial buildings, office buildings, portfolio strategy and valuation. He holds a MBA degree from City University and is a member of various national and international organizations and a speaker at conferences. Prior to joining REAG in 2004, he worked with CALLISTON development company as a manager responsible for acquisition, development and asset management of commercial properties. Before coming to Germany in 1990, he worked in the field of real estate in the USA. He’s a registered valuer with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Lars Osterhoff
Lars
Lars Osterhoff
CEORI Partners
Mr. Osterhoff studied agricultural sciences at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel; at the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel he graduated as Private Equity Advisor, at the ebz Business School he graduated as Real Estate Economist and received an international MBA at the International Real Estate Business School with modules at Harvard University and the University of Reading. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an alumnus of the Stiftung der deutschen Wirtschaft. He gained his professional experience as a consultant in transaction management focusing on corporate finance in Hamburg and as a senior project manager in real estate investment banking at the investment bank BERENBERG.
Ronayne O'Mahoney
Ronayne
Ronayne O'Mahoney
Director of Development & ExpansionGreenman Investments
Ronayne O’Mahony is the Director of Development & Expansion within Greenman. He is responsible for developing relationships with suitable partners and counterparties with whom we plan to implement our international growth strategy. Ronayne has extensive experience building family office advisory businesses for UHNWIs in real estate and equity. Before joining Greenman, he was in Equity Sales and Head of Family Capital for Zeus Capital in London. He has also held management positions in Knight Frank and JP Morgan. Ronayne has a bachelor of Commerce, a Masters in European political economy.
Thomas Wiegand
Thomas
Thomas Wiegand
Managing DirectorCerberus Deutschland
Thomas Wiegand is Managing Director of Cerberus Deutschland Beteiligungsberatung GmbH. He is responsible for real estate assets, NPL portfolios and property company investments in Germany, BeNeLux and the Nordics. Thomas was a member of the supervisory board for GSW Immobilien, a Cerberus investment that completed its IPO in 2011. Prior to joining Cerberus in 2005, Mr. Wiegand was a Director in the Institutional Restructuring Unit of Dresdner Bank, where he was responsible for the sale of non-core assets and loan portfolios of Dresdner Bank. Before that Thomas has held various positions in Private Equity and Structured Finance at Dresdner Kleinwort with a focus on restructuring cases.
CEE - Best way to enter Europe, hardest way to achieve scale?
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEE
Skanska
Christo Iliev
Christo Iliev
CEO
Lion's Head
Czarek Jarzabek
Czarek Jarzabek
Founder & CEO
Golub GetHouse
Dieter Knittel
Dieter Knittel
Head of Real Estate Finance CEE
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Karin Schmidt-Mitscher
Karin Schmidt-Mitscher
Head of Group Commercial RE and Leasing
Erste Group Bank
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
MD & Head of Capital Markets CEE
Colliers International
Mariusz Rodak
Mariusz Rodak
General Manager
BPI Real Estate Poland
Nebil Senman
Nebil Senman
Managing Partner
Griffin Real Estate
Noah Steinberg
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEO
WING
Patrick Zehetmayr
Patrick Zehetmayr
Managing Director
Erste Group Bank
Yannis Delikanakis
Yannis Delikanakis
Founding Partner
Bluehouse Capital
Zorana Ždrale Burlic
Zorana Ždrale Burlic
CEO
Delta Real Estate
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEESkanska
As Head of Divestments at Skanska’s commercial development unit in CEE, Adrian is responsible for sourcing buyers and conducting transaction processes in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania. While working at Skanska, Adrian has divested over 35 office buildings totaling almost EUR 1.6 bn. He contributed to Skanska’s 2018 record performance in CEE by leading divestment processes regarding 9 assets sold for a total amount of EUR 431 million. Adrian started his professional career in 1997 at Gerald Eve International. He went on to work for Knight Frank and GE Capital Golub Real Estate. Prior to joining Skanska in 2013, he worked for Echo Investment as the director responsible for the company’s asset divestments.
Christo Iliev
Christo
Christo Iliev
CEOLion's Head
Christo Iliev is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in real estate. He is the founder of AG Capital – the largest Bulgarian group of companies with real estate investment, development and asset management capabilities. Christo has also recently co-founded Lion's Head Investments, a regional commercial property investor and asset manager. He is an alumni of Harvard Business School and holds a PhD degree in Real Estate Investments.
Czarek Jarzabek
Czarek
Czarek Jarzabek
Founder & CEOGolub GetHouse
Czarek has 13 years of experience in real estate, investment and management gained at Golub & Company, McKinsey & Company and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants in Poland and in the United States. He is a hands-on entrepreneur and developer who continues the vision of Eugene Golub. With his passion, determination and attention to quality and details, he develops high quality commercial and residential properties that maintain long term value. In 2014, under the management of Czarek Jarząbek, Golub GetHouse concluded the largest new office lease transaction in Poland – the leasing of 20,000 sqm in the Prime Corporate Center for the new headquarters of Raiffeisen Polbank bank, one of the largest banks in Poland.
Dieter Knittel
Dieter
Dieter Knittel
Head of Real Estate Finance CEEpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Dieter Knittel is Head of International Real Estate Finance for Central and Eastern Europe at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank. Dieter is responsible for the bank’s lending portfolio in the region. The regional focus is on Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania. Dieter has been active in the CEE market for more than twenty years, including five years based in Warsaw as Head of Credit and Senior Risk Management.
Karin Schmidt-Mitscher
Karin
Karin Schmidt-Mitscher
Head of Group Commercial RE and LeasingErste Group Bank
Karin Schmidt-Mitscher was appointed Head of Commercial Real Estate and Leasing of Erste Group in Summer 2017 where she focusses on further developing the successful real estate business of Erste Group in CEE and Austria. In addition, she is responsible for steering of Erste Group's leasing business in the corporate and private customer segments. Before joining Erste Group she worked for UniCredit Group – after several functions in real estate financing she became CEO of UniCredit Leasing Austria in 2012 before heading the Shareholding department of UniCredit Bank Austria. In Erste Group (as well as previously in UniCredit Group) she holds numerous Supervisory and Advisory Board functions in real estate and leasing subsidiaries.
Luke Dawson
Luke
Luke Dawson
MD & Head of Capital Markets CEEColliers International
Luke has 15 years' experience in property acquisitions and dispositions, asset management, and leadership experience. His primarily focus is on business development, leading the regional Capital Markets efforts and attracting new investors to the region. He is also responsible for strategical management of the regional teams in Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia.
Mariusz Rodak
Mariusz
Mariusz Rodak
General ManagerBPI Real Estate Poland
Mariusz Rodak is a graduate from the Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning of Łódź University and a scholar of Mainz University of Applied Sciences. Before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in BPI, between 2011 and 2016, Mariusz Rodak was a Member of the Management Board of the company styled TREI Real Estate Poland, where he was responsible for management and expansion of the portfolio that included over 100 commercial real estate projects. Between 2009 and 2011 he was the Project Development Senior Professional of the Raiffeisen Evolution Project Development team. He speaks German and English fluently.
Nebil Senman
Nebil
Nebil Senman
Managing PartnerGriffin Real Estate
Nebil Senman is a Managing Partner of Griffin Real Estate, a leading and dynamically-growing investment group operating in CEE's commercial real estate market with 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. Nebil is a graduate of universities in Berlin, Paris (ESCP-EAP) and London. He holds an MBA and a degree in civil engineering, and a post-graduate diploma in RE
Noah Steinberg
Noah
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEOWING
Wing’s Chairman & CEO, and also one of its owners. Has worked in Hungary 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 with a portfolio value in excess of 500 million Euros and its real estate services portfolio. 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.
Patrick Zehetmayr
Patrick
Patrick Zehetmayr
Managing DirectorErste Group Bank
Mr. Patrick Zehetmayr is Head of Group Commercial Real Estate Financing 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.
Yannis Delikanakis
Yannis
Yannis Delikanakis
Founding PartnerBluehouse Capital
Founding Partner. Bluehouse Capital is a private equity investment management firm with a focus in the property markets of Emerging Europe, which include Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Serbia, 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.
Zorana Ždrale Burlic
Zorana
Zorana Ždrale Burlic
CEODelta Real Estate
Zorana Zdrale Burlic has over 15 years of banking experience, of which last 10 were in the UK, where she was one of the Directors within Corporate Real Estate team of Santander UK Plc in London. She worked with number of international and UK based investors who invested in various asset classes across UK. Today, Zorana is the CEO of Delta Real Estate, company that owns over 500 mil EUR worth of assets in its portfolio. Delta Real Estate is the leading investor and developer in the Balkans region. Delta Real Estate holds some of the most prestige, prime assets in the region, spread across all sectors - hotels, shopping malls, office buildings, logistics, standalone retail units, etc.
Italy - Core slow down vs alternative shake up
Carlo Petagna
Carlo Petagna
Chairman and CEO
Sorgente SEIM
Donato Saponara
Donato Saponara
Country Head Italy
Allianz Real Estate
Jacopo Palermo
Jacopo Palermo
CEO & Managing Director
Immobiliare Percassi
Leo Civelli
Leo Civelli
CEO Europe
Duff & Phelps REAG
Michele Stella
Michele Stella
CEO
Torre SGR
Paolo Alessandro Bonazzi
Paolo Alessandro Bonazzi
Chairman
Namira SGR p.a.
Paul Forshaw
Paul Forshaw
CEO
Bluenoble
Carlo Petagna
Carlo
Carlo Petagna
Chairman and CEOSorgente SEIM
General Director of Sorgente SGR (previously CEO of Sorgente SGR and CEO of Quorum SGR), with a well-established career in Real Estate. After an initial experience abroad with the European Space Agency and in the management consulting industry, he became Deputy General Director of the Agenzia del Demanio and General Director of ACER Bologna. He was afterwards responsible of the establishment and General Director of Invimit SGR, entirely owned by the Ministry of the Economy and Finance. He held the role of General Manager at doRealEstate the first Italian group in the NPL sector. Founder and honorary Chairman of the Public RE Network, he held office until 2017 as a member of the French Government's Conseil de l’Immobilier d'Etat.
Donato Saponara
Donato
Donato Saponara
Country Head ItalyAllianz Real Estate
Donato Saponara is Head of Italy for Allianz Real Estate. He is responsible for a multibillion euro portfolio owned by Allianz Investors. Donato leads several Boards and Advisory Committees for Allianz in Italy and is sitting in Senior Management Committees of Allianz RE for the West Europe Region. He joined Allianz in 2014 as Head of Asset Management before being appointed as Head of Transactions. He has been responsible for more than EUR 1bn transactions and led more than EUR 300 million of capex on repositioning projects within the Allianz portfolio. Prior to joining Allianz, Donato spent 14 years in Morgan Stanley acting as a Director co-heading the Italian investment team, leading major acquisition, sale and refinancing transactions.
Jacopo Palermo
Jacopo
Jacopo Palermo
CEO & Managing DirectorImmobiliare Percassi
Jacopo graduated with honors in Civil Engineering from Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, has an Executive MBA from SDA Bocconi in Milan and an Advanced Management Program from INSEAD in Fontainebleau. He started his professional experience in infrastructure projects. From 2001 - 2011 he has pursued a career in big construction companies such as Astaldi and Torno Internazionale. Beginning with experiences abroad in Venezuela and Morocco, he then assumed the role of Director in complex infrastructural and civil building projects both national and European (e.g. Naples subway, hotel and office buildings in Romania and Algeria). Since 2011 he works in Immobiliare Percassi Group, in which he holds roles of CEO and Managing Director.
Leo Civelli
Leo
Leo Civelli
CEO EuropeDuff & Phelps REAG
Leo Civelli is the Chief Executive Officer of Duff & Phelps REAG Europe. He's in charge of the supervision of important jobs concerning privatization, spin-off, “sale and lease back,” securitization of real estate assets as well as major projects regarding feasibility studies for large developments and theme parks in Europe. He has over 20 years’ experience in overall management of real estate operations. He's member of various national and international appraisal organizations and FRics. 
Michele Stella
Michele
Michele Stella
CEOTorre SGR
Michele Stella is Chief Executive Officer of Torre SGR since June 2018. Before joining Torre, he was CEO of Parsitalia Group, company involved in developing, building and marketing projects in the residential, management and sale areas under a financial restructuring process. From 2013 to 2015 he was Chief Operating Officer at Aedes S.p.A., company whose mission is the maintenance in the medium-long term of an income real estate portfolio with a commercial destination. Michele was Country Manager for IVG Immobilien AG., Managing Director of Statuto Fondi Immobiliari SGR and Director in Ernst&Young, Corporate Finance Real Estate dept. Since 2016 he is Adjunct Professor at the LUISS Business School teaching in the Real Estate Finance Master.
Paolo Alessandro Bonazzi
Paolo
Paolo Alessandro Bonazzi
ChairmanNamira SGR p.a.
Paolo Bonazzi is Chairman and partner of Namira Sgr p.a. Master degree in Law at Turin University, he has a background in M&A advisory, corporate finance and management. Of Counsel corporate finance for LexjusSinacta Law Firm, Milan, he served as Chairman of Synergo SGR (private equity funds). Partner and Chairman after 15 years at Service Trade spa, Milan (leader in after sales assistance & maintenance in consumer electronics); Board Member at SWS Group , Trento (one of the best known engineering companies in Europe for tunneling and underground solutions in Europe) and Board Member as well at Laboratoires Ineldea, Nice ( food suppl.& nutraceuticals) . Previously manager and board member in many industrial, banking and financial groups.
Paul Forshaw
Paul
Paul Forshaw
CEOBluenoble
Nordics Tenant Demand - Newfound international appetite or going down the curve?
Derek Rich
Derek Rich
European Origination
Oaktree Capital Management
Kai Aejmelaeus
Kai Aejmelaeus
President and CEO
Sponda
Martti Savenius
Martti Savenius
COO
Sponda
Morten Schultz
Morten Schultz
Partner
Keystone Investment Management
Derek Rich
Derek
Derek Rich
European OriginationOaktree Capital Management
Derek is responsible originating and structuring European RE debt opportunities for Oaktree’s Real Estate Debt Fund, a global performing debt strategy. Prior to joining Oaktree, he was head of the commercial RE origination and execution effort for Credit Suisse’s European Asset Finance business having joined from LNR Property Europe where he was a Managing Director and responsible for overseeing the European Investment Management division with a focus on advising and investment activities involving both non performing and performing debt opportunities across Europe. Mr. Rich spent the majority of his professional career with Deutsche Bank and was a founding member of the European Commercial Real Estate lending and securitisation business.
Kai Aejmelaeus
Kai
Kai Aejmelaeus
President and CEOSponda
Kai Aejmelaeus is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sponda Plc, a real estate company with a prime office and retail portfolio in Finland. Sponda is owned by real estate funds managed by Blackstone and by AREIM. Prior to joining Sponda Mr. Aejmelaeus had a successful ten-year career at H&M Hennes & Mauritz GBC AB, where he was Head of Global Leasing. As one of the world's leading fashion retailers with over 5,000 stores, corporate offices and logistics facilities, H&M is one of the largest real estate end-users in the world, actively working with leading real estate operators across the globe. Mr. Aejmelaeus has a master’s degree in economics from one of the top Universities in Scandinavia.
Martti Savenius
Martti
Martti Savenius
COOSponda
Martti Savenius is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Sponda Plc, a €4.0 billion integrated Real Estate Operating Company acquired by Blackstone in 2017. Martti is responsible for managing transactions, portfolio management and real estate development teams. He is one of the key professionals leading investment and active asset management strategy as well as overall corporate development of the 140 FTE organization. Throughout his career, Martti has served institutional investors, real estate/hedge funds, asset managers/developers and retailers across North America, Europe and Asia. These include Rockspring PIM, North American Development Group and H&M Hennes & Maurtz GBC AB.
Morten Schultz
Morten
Morten Schultz
PartnerKeystone Investment Management
Morten Schultz is founding partner of Keystone Investment Management that works with investment and asset management for international investors. Morten has worked in the real estate sector for 15 years as advisor for a long range of international investors and been involved transactions throughout the Nordics.
France Stream
Germany, France, UK -Comparable cycle strategies or making their own beds?
Attendees
Beverley ShadboltLaSalle Investment Management
Charles de GuerryBlackRock
Gerhard Meitingerpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Gregory ClercBank of America Merrill Lynch
Julien CongretelRBC Capital Markets
Pascal SchmitzDentons
Pierre de la RochefoucauldInvestcorp
Rouzbeh Badi ArezDEA Capital France
Stéphane BensoussanMontefiore
Stratégie d’investissement - Le Core est mort, longue vie au Value-Add?
Attendees
Boris CappelleSavills Capital Markets
Eric SassonRedTree Capital
Karim HabraIvanhoe Cambridge
Laurent DiotHarvestate
Nabil MabedPGIM Real Estate
Olivier Katanpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Patrice GenreLa Française Real Estate Partners
Rémi MonglonBenson Elliot
Sebastien ChemounyAllianz Real Estate
Thibault DelamainAG Real Estate - France
Thibault LaupretreBC Partners
Révolution du logement urbain - réponse aux besoins démographiques ou lubie générationnelle?
Attendees
Bernard MichelReal Estech
Emmanuelle BaboulinICADE
François RothColonies
Laurent FléchetPrimonial
Taux - Fin de cycle ou début d’une nouvelle ère?
Attendees
Arnaud MalbosIvanhoe Cambridge
Arnaud TaverneCDC Investissement Immobilier
Cédric DujardinDWS
Emanuele DubiniDEA Capital France
Frédéric BôlSwiss Life REIM
Inès Reinmann-ToperEdmond de Rothschild
Jocelyn de VerdelonPGIM Real Estate
Ludovic CharpentierAEW Europe
Mounir HamrouniDekaBank
Philippe Duvergnepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Sébastien PezetGenerali Real Estate
Paris & Brussels - Office price panic, beware of the bubble?
Attendees
Alexis TrancartAareal Bank AG
Jean MeaudreAareal Bank
Karim HabraIvanhoe Cambridge
Pascal MartinLegendre Immobilier
Patrick AlbrandHines France
Philip GaillardHRO France
Sophie Colin-SansierGenerali Real Estate
Thibault AncelyGecina
Xavier DenisAG Real Estate - France
Logistique vs Résidentiel - Valeurs refuges du prochain cycle ?
Attendees
Amal Del MonacoAXA IM - Real Assets
Christophe BouthorsGroupe Panhard
Florent De MalherbeColyco Capital
Pierre LeocadioOxford Properties Group
Priscilla Le PriellecLa Banque Postale
Rémy BoëtHelaba
Séverine Maumy-LaffineurBarings Real Estate Advisers Europe
Germany, France, UK -Comparable cycle strategies or making their own beds?
Beverley Shadbolt
Beverley Shadbolt
President France
LaSalle Investment Management
Charles de Guerry
Charles de Guerry
Vice-President Head of France RE
BlackRock
Gerhard Meitinger
Gerhard Meitinger
Head of Real Estate Finance Germany
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Gregory Clerc
Gregory Clerc
Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Julien Congretel
Julien Congretel
Vice President - RE Capital Partners
RBC Capital Markets
Pascal Schmitz
Pascal Schmitz
Partner
Dentons
Pierre de la Rochefoucauld
Pierre de la Rochefoucauld
Investment Director
Investcorp
Rouzbeh Badi Arez
Rouzbeh Badi Arez
Managing Director
DEA Capital France
Stéphane Bensoussan
Stéphane Bensoussan
Partner Real Estate
Montefiore
Beverley Shadbolt
Beverley
Beverley Shadbolt
President FranceLaSalle Investment Management
Beverley est Présidente de LaSalle France responsable de la plateforme française pour cet acteur mondial qui compte près de 60 milliards de dollars sous gestion. En France, avec plus de 50 employés, les actifs sous gestion s’élèvent à 3.7 milliards d’euros et à cela s’ajoute aussi des équipes de gestion et de finance des fonds pan-européens. Depuis plus de 16 ans, Beverley a travaillé au sein de plusieurs équipes du groupe au niveau pan-européen notamment chez LaSalle au Fund Management, à l’Asset Management, à l’Acquisition. Plus de 50 actifs ont été acquis, dévélopés, loués, financés et vendus à travers l’Europe sous sa responsabilité. Beverley est membre de la RICS et membre du comité d’investissement Europe de LaSalle.
Charles de Guerry
Charles
Charles de Guerry
Vice-President Head of France REBlackRock
Vice-President Head of France Real Estate at BlackRock
Gerhard Meitinger
Gerhard
Gerhard Meitinger
Head of Real Estate Finance Germanypbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Gerhard Meitinger is Managing Director at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and is responsible for the Real Estate Finance Business Germany. He has many years of experience in the German Real Estate and Lending business both with real estate professionals as well as international and institutional clients. The focus of his activities is the financing of real estate investments with single properties and portfolios. He also focuses on the financing of development projects in appropriate locations and adequate financing models.
Gregory Clerc
Gregory
Gregory Clerc
Managing DirectorBank of America Merrill Lynch
Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Global Market division, based in London. He works in the Mortgages Department focusing on the origination, structuring and heads the distribution of commercial real estate debt in Europe. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Greg worked on the mortgages sales and trading desk as well as in the Commercial Real Estate Finance group on the structuring and distribution of a wide range of CRE debt deals from traditional senior lending, opco-propco, mezzanine and hotel financings throughout Europe. Greg led landmark transactions in Europe like the €935m Coeur Defense financing in Paris for Lone Star as well as the acquisition of the €650m Jurys In Hotel group in England and Ireland.
Julien Congretel
Julien
Julien Congretel
Vice President - RE Capital PartnersRBC Capital Markets
Julien Congretel is a Vice President in RBC’s Real Estate Capital Partners group, focused on loan origination and execution as well as relationship management with key clients in Europe. Prior to joining RBC in 2013, Julien spent over three years at Societe Generale in London, Frankfurt and Paris in several roles including pan-European private equity real estate fundraising and advisory as well as commercial real estate lending in the UK. Julien holds a summa cum laude Master’s degree in finance from Sciences Po Paris.
Pascal Schmitz
Pascal
Pascal Schmitz
PartnerDentons
Pascal Schmitz is a Real Estate partner at Dentons, based in Paris. With more than 20 years of experience, Pascal represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate and real estate finance, including corporate and investment property acquisitions and disposals, acquisition financing, and joint ventures. He also focuses on the structuring of real estate funds, including French OPCIs. Pascal has extensive experience in all areas of property management issues, such as commercial leases, development agreements, and construction law. He advises German, French, European and US investment funds on transactions throughout France and the region.
Pierre de la Rochefoucauld
Pierre
Pierre de la Rochefoucauld
Investment DirectorInvestcorp
Pierre joined Investcorp in 2016 from Real Estate Private Equity firm Catalyst Capital where he spent four years as an Associate Director in the UK investment team. He started his career at Citi in the Real Estate Private Equity group focusing on European opportunistic real estate investments, followed by two years at AEW Europe. Pierre holds an MSc in Management from HEC Paris.
Rouzbeh Badi Arez
Rouzbeh
Rouzbeh Badi Arez
Managing DirectorDEA Capital France
Rouzbeh Badi-Arez joined DeA Capital as a partner in 2018 and is responsible for investment sourcing and execution in France. He has more than 10 years of experience in real estate investment, asset management and business development. Prior to joining DeA Capital, Rouzbeh was heading investment and asset management activities at Freo France. Earlier in his career, he was head of business development at Paref, a French listed REIT, and was responsible for international funds. He also gained experience of equity and debt structuring, investment and asset management at Atemi (French Lehman Brothers asset management company) and started his career in London at a real estate private equity firm. Rouzbeh graduated from Bordeaux Business School
Stéphane Bensoussan
Stéphane
Stéphane Bensoussan
Partner Real EstateMontefiore
Stéphane Bensoussan a rejoint Montefiore Investment en 2017 en tant qu’Associé pour l’activité immobilier. Stéphane a débuté sa carrière en 1996, dans le département Fusions et Acquisitions de Lazard, où il a participé à plus de 20 transactions. Il rejoint HSBC France en 2001, où il crée et dirige la division immobilier et hôtellerie de la banque d’affaires. En 2013, il devient co-directeur Fusions et Acquisitions pour l’Europe, le Moyen-Orient et Afrique. Il a eu la responsabilité de nombreuses transactions, en particulier dans le domaine immobilier. En 2013, il devient co- responsable du département fusions et acquisitions pour la zone EMEA. Stéphane est diplômé de l’Ecole Polytechnique, de l’ENSAE et de la London Business School.
Stratégie d’investissement - Le Core est mort, longue vie au Value-Add?
Boris Cappelle
Boris Cappelle
CEO, France
Savills Capital Markets
Eric Sasson
Eric Sasson
Managing Partner
RedTree Capital
Karim Habra
Karim Habra
Head of Europe
Ivanhoe Cambridge
Laurent Diot
Laurent Diot
CEO
Harvestate
Nabil Mabed
Nabil Mabed
Executive Director
PGIM Real Estate
Olivier Katan
Olivier Katan
MD, Head of REF Int. Clients France
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Patrice Genre
Patrice Genre
CEO
La Française Real Estate Partners
Rémi Monglon
Rémi Monglon
Principal
Benson Elliot
Sebastien Chemouny
Sebastien Chemouny
Head of France
Allianz Real Estate
Thibault Delamain
Thibault Delamain
Head of Investment & Asset Management
AG Real Estate - France
Thibault Laupretre
Thibault Laupretre
Managing Director
BC Partners
Boris Cappelle
Boris
Boris Cappelle
CEO, FranceSavills Capital Markets
Boris is the Director of the Investment Department and Deputy CEO of Savills France. He has a Masters in Real Estate (Valedictorian) Paris XII. Boris has worked in the Jones Lang LaSalle Corporate Finance Department in London and within the CB Richard Ellis Capital Markets Department. Boris joined Savills France as head of Investment in 2008, member of the French management board, since 2017 he is Deputy CEO. Boris is also a reservist officer in the French army.
Eric Sasson
Eric
Eric Sasson
Managing PartnerRedTree Capital
23 years of Real Estate. Education: ESTP: Engineering diplomma, MIT: M.S. in Nuclear Engineering, Insead: MBA. Eric joined The Carlyle Group in 2001 as Fund Head in charge of establishing its European RE platform (from scratch). Over 12 years, he has raised and invested around 4 billion euros of equity (in 3 funds) in more than 100 transactions in 13 countries. Over this period, he had established a talented team of almost 50 people of different nationalities in 6 countries with no turnover. Prior to Carlyle, he was Head of Lasalle Investment Management continental European operations where he raised and invested several funds.
Karim Habra
Karim
Karim Habra
Head of EuropeIvanhoe Cambridge
Karim Habra is responsible for Ivanhoe Cambridge European platform and its future growth. He oversees all the company’s real estate operations in Europe including its development activities. Karim Habra began his career with GE Real Estate in 1998 and was given responsibility for its Central European operations in 2003, before joining JER Partners in 2008 as Managing Director, European Funds. In 2012, he joined LaSalle Investment Management as Managing Director of Central Europe before serving successively as Managing Director of France, then Head of Continental Europe.
Laurent Diot
Laurent
Laurent Diot
CEOHarvestate
Laurent Diot is CEO of HARVESTATE Asset Management. He was previously the CFO of NEXITY from 2008 to early 2014. He has served as Vice President of NEXITY in charge of international operations and CEO of NEXITY International (2002-2007) and as Vice President, Business Development of NEXITY (2000-2002) in charge of mergers and acquisitions. Before joining the CGIS (Compagnie Générale d'Immobilier et de Services) in the Vivendi group as Director of Audit and Strategy (1996-2000), he served as project manager at the Compagnie des Eaux et de l'Ozone (Générale des Eaux Group). He holds a degree from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (H.E.C.).
Nabil Mabed
Nabil
Nabil Mabed
Executive DirectorPGIM Real Estate
Nabil Mabid joined PGIM Real Estate in 2014. He is acting as Head of Transactions for France and Spain, and Portfolio Manager of PGIM’s European Value-Add Fund. Before joining PGIM Real Estate, Nabil was a Senior Associate at Doughty Hanson & Co working on acquisitions and asset management for their European Real Estate Opportunistic Fund. Prior to that, he was an Analyst within the acquisitions team at Morgan Stanley Real Estate in Paris . He started his career in the Investment Banking division of Morgan Stanley in London. Nabil has a Masters degree in Civil Engineering and Finance from the Ecole Centrale Paris, is fluent in French, English, Arabic and speaks Spanish. Nabil is a French and Algerian national.
Olivier Katan
Olivier
Olivier Katan
MD, Head of REF Int. Clients Francepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Olivier Katan is a Managing Director for pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank , Head of International Clients, France. Before joining pbb in October 2013, he headed since 2005 the Origination team for France at Eurohypo AG. Olivier, who has over 20 years work experience in structured and asset finance, was previously responsible for LBO and asset financing at CDC Ixis and CLF Dexia. He focuses on origination and structuring of “tailor made” financing solutions for international clients buying real estate assets or portfolios in France and throughout Europe. He holds a postgraduate MSc in International Finance from HEC school of management Paris and he is a civil engineer (ESTP).
Patrice Genre
Patrice
Patrice Genre
CEOLa Française Real Estate Partners
Real estate specialist and entrepreneur. Patrice has 30 years of experience in real estate as executive manager, entrepreneur and investor working cross-borders with international clients and business partners. Patrice has raised, invested and managed over 10 billion € (equity and debt) for French/European and international institutional clients.
Rémi Monglon
Rémi
Rémi Monglon
PrincipalBenson Elliot
Rémi has 20 years of experience in the real estate industry and leads the Firm’s activities in France. Prior to joining Benson Elliot in 2006, Rémi was an Investment Manager at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners where he was responsible for four real estate portfolios in France and Italy. Previously, Rémi spent six years at Archon Group (a Goldman Sachs Group company), latterly as Portfolio Manager where he managed five portfolios valued at €1.8bn. Rémi holds a Masters in Finance & Real Estate from Paris University XII and a Bachelor’s in Law & Tax from the Sorbonne University. Rémi is a native French speaker and is fluent in Italian.
Sebastien Chemouny
Sebastien
Sebastien Chemouny
Head of FranceAllianz Real Estate
Sébastien Chemouny - Head of France at Allianz Real Estate With an engineering degree from the Ecole Privée des Sciences Informatiques, he began his career in the IT departments of AXA-UAP then Dexia before joining GE Real Estate in 1999 where he was Head of portfolio management in France and then Europe. In 2005, he became Asset Manager for GE North America Debt in San Francisco. He joined Allianz Real Estate France in 2009 initially as director of portfolio management and asset management. In 2012, he was appointed Head of Asset Management and Property Management of Allianz Real Estate France. Since 2017, he is Head of France of Allianz Real Estate.
Thibault Delamain
Thibault
Thibault Delamain
Head of Investment & Asset ManagementAG Real Estate - France
Thibault Delamain, MRICS, is responsible for AG Real Estate investment and asset managment in France. In is role Thibault is in charge of defining and implementing the investment strategy for 1,2 b€ AUM (office, retail, Logistics and diversifies assets). Thibault has 14 years of experience in the field of real estate for private and Institutional Investors.
Thibault Laupretre
Thibault
Thibault Laupretre
Managing DirectorBC Partners
Thibault Lauprêtre joined BCP Real Estate in London in 2018 as part of the creation of BCP Real Estate. Previously, Thibault spent 11 years at Altarea Cogedim where he most recently held the position of Managing Director for Mixed-use and Office Investments, co-leading the office asset acquisitions of Alta Fund, a €650m private equity real estate fund sponsored by Altarea Cogedim, which gathered top-tier institutional LPs. Prior to that, he worked for Bouygues Group, where he was responsible for Block Residential Sales and Public Finance Initiative Projects. He has also held roles at Kick-Start Ventures and BNP Paribas.
Révolution du logement urbain - réponse aux besoins démographiques ou lubie générationnelle?
Bernard Michel
Bernard Michel
Président
Real Estech
Emmanuelle Baboulin
Emmanuelle Baboulin
Head Commercial Property Investment
ICADE
François Roth
François Roth
Co-Founder
Colonies
Laurent Fléchet
Laurent Fléchet
Chairman
Primonial
Bernard Michel
Bernard
Bernard Michel
PrésidentReal Estech
He began his career at the Direction générale des impôts (1970-1983). He joined GAN group as Director, Director of Life Insurance Management (1990-1993), Chairman of Socapi (1992-1996), Deputy-CEO and Executive Vice-President of Insurances (1993-1996). He was Chairman of the CIC (1994-1996). He joined Crédit Agricole in 1996, Deputy CEO (1998-2003), Deputy Director of Operations and Logistics, Director of Operations and Logistics, Director of the Real Estate, Purchasing and Logistics Department, and Vice-Chairman of Predica, CEO of Predica (2009), Director of the Insurances Department. From 2010 to 2018, he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gecina and also CEO. He is President of Viparis (congresses and exhibitions) since 2017.
Emmanuelle Baboulin
Emmanuelle
Emmanuelle Baboulin
Head Commercial Property InvestmentICADE
Emmanuelle Baboulin , 54 years-old, is graduated from the Ecole Supérieure des Travaux Publics. She began her career in 1986 at Bateg, SGE group as a commercial engineer and in 1990, joined Sorif, a subsidiary of the Vinci group, as programme manager and director. In 2004, she became Head of the Office department and member of Vinci Immobilier management board. She joined Icade in 2008 as Head of Commercial Promotion for the Ile-de-France and member of the management board for Icade's Development division. Since the 1st September 2015, Emmanuelle Baboulin is in the capacity of a member of the executive committee, head of the Commercial Property Investment Division . She is the Chairman of the « Club de l’Immobilier ».
François Roth
François
François Roth
Co-FounderColonies
François graduated from ESSEC and Panthéon Assas university (M2 in notary law). François worked previously at Catella & Unibail-Rodamco (Investment) before launching Colonies with two other cofounders - Amaury Courbon (ex- Jaïna Capital) and Alexandre Martin (ex - Rothschild). They had a first entrepreneurship success with Gansky, a society specialized in flatsharing for students. With Colonies, they target to create a new urban housing experience for a broader audience. He is a member of the RICS.
Laurent Fléchet
Laurent
Laurent Fléchet
ChairmanPrimonial
Laurent Fléchet started his career as a notary public, then joined, in 2002, Ixis AEW Europe (Caisse des Dépôts Group). In 2006, he was appointed Chairman of the Board of Ciloger, a subsidiary of the Caisse d’Epargne Group and Banque Postale. He joined Group Primonial in 2011. Laurent Fléchet is currently Chairman of the Board of Primonial Real Estate Investment Management and Deputy CEO of Group Primonial
Taux - Fin de cycle ou début d’une nouvelle ère?
Arnaud Malbos
Arnaud Malbos
Head of Investments, Europe
Ivanhoe Cambridge
Arnaud Taverne
Arnaud Taverne
DG/ Chief Executive Officer
CDC Investissement Immobilier
Cédric Dujardin
Cédric Dujardin
Head RE - France & Belux
DWS
Emanuele Dubini
Emanuele Dubini
President-France & Senior Partner Iberia
DEA Capital France
Frédéric Bôl
Frédéric Bôl
Head of Real Estate
Swiss Life REIM
Inès Reinmann-Toper
Inès Reinmann-Toper
Managing Director RE
Edmond de Rothschild
Jocelyn de Verdelon
Jocelyn de Verdelon
MD, Head of France, Spain and Portugal
PGIM Real Estate
Ludovic Charpentier
Ludovic Charpentier
Head of Separate Accounts
AEW Europe
Mounir Hamrouni
Mounir Hamrouni
Managing Director
DekaBank
Philippe Duvergne
Philippe Duvergne
Head of REF France
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Sébastien Pezet
Sébastien Pezet
Head of French Branch,UK and Benelux
Generali Real Estate
Arnaud Malbos
Arnaud
Arnaud Malbos
Head of Investments, EuropeIvanhoe Cambridge
s Head of Investments, Europe, Arnaud Malbos is responsible for proposing, implementing and supervising Ivanhoé Cambridge’s European investment activities in the Office building, Logistics and Alternative sectors in Europe.
Arnaud Taverne
Arnaud
Arnaud Taverne
DG/ Chief Executive OfficerCDC Investissement Immobilier
Arnaud Taverne est diplômé de l’Université Paris IX Dauphine d’un Magistère Banque Finance Assurance (License, Master 1 et Master 2) et d’un Master 2 (DEA) en Economie et Finance internationale. Il a débuté sa carrière chez PWC en 1997 (Auditeur Senior Banques et Assurance) avant de rejoindre Arthur Andersen en 2000 (Restructuring Transaction Advisory Services Paris, Senior Manager).En 2006, il a intégré la Direction Financière de Veolia Transport en tant que Responsable acquisitions. Il a rejoint la Direction Financière du Groupe Caisse des Dépôts fin 2007 au sein du département immobilier compte propre et a pris la direction générale de CDC GPI en juillet 2014, société d’asset management détenue à 100 % par la CDC.
Cédric Dujardin
Cédric
Cédric Dujardin
Head RE - France & BeluxDWS
As Head of Real Estate for France and Belux, I lead a team of 10 people in Paris. I joined DWS in 2013 with 15 years of experience in transactions and asset management. Prior to Deutsche AM, I was Investment Director for Europe by Ivanhoé Cambridge having executed several transactions in retail and offices in France, the UK and Netherlands. Previously, I held different positions at Gecina covering transactions in offices, logistics and residential, and asset management in offices, retail and residential. I was graduated from ESTP Engineering School in Paris.
Emanuele Dubini
Emanuele
Emanuele Dubini
President-France & Senior Partner IberiaDEA Capital France
Emanuele Dubini joined, as Managing Partner, DeA Capital Real Estate Building up the French Operations. DeA Capital Real Estate France IS Part of DeA Capital pan-European real estate Expansion Via Group Subsidiaries Through Local Senior Management Teams.The Company, headquarter in Paris, is a joint venture between the DeA Capital Group and a local Senior Management team with a proven track record in the French real estate sector. Emanuele has a proven experience and knowledge of the sector, having held numerous senior leadership roles in companies in Europe and the USA.
Frédéric Bôl
Frédéric
Frédéric Bôl
Head of Real EstateSwiss Life REIM
Frédéric Bôl is the founder of Swiss Life REIM (France) and Head of RE France - Swiss Life Group. He has 30 years of experience in asset management, banks and insurance companies. He created AF2i (French Association for Institutional investors) in 2004 and participated to the creation of OPCI (French non-listed REIT). Since its creation, Swiss Life REIM (France) is leader on the OPCI market and AIFM approved, offering real estate tailor-made solutions for institutional investors with 3 missions: investment funds, portfolio management & asset management. The Real Estate in France represents more than €7,3 bn as of end of December 2015 through 38 real estate vehicles with multi-sector competences and employs 90 people.
Inès Reinmann-Toper
Inès
Inès Reinmann-Toper
Managing Director REEdmond de Rothschild
Inès Reinmann began her career in 1980 with the Dumez group. In 1988, she joined Bouygues as Development Manager. She then continued her career at Coprim from 1989 to 2000, where she held various management positions. In 2000, she became MD of Icade Tertial, In 2004, she became the Business Property Market Director at Icade. She is also the President of Icade EMGP, Icade Tertial, Icade Eurogem and Icade Gestion Tertiaire. In 2007 she was MD for Continental Europe at Segro PLC. In 2010 she was appointed partner at Acxior and CEO of Acxior Immo in 2012. In 2014, she becomes Managing Director in charge of Real Estate and Member of the Board at Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance.
Jocelyn de Verdelon
Jocelyn
Jocelyn de Verdelon
MD, Head of France, Spain and PortugalPGIM Real Estate
Jocelyn de Verdelon is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate France SAS and Head of France, Spain & Portugal. Based in Paris, Jocelyn is responsible for the strategic growth of the businesses in these countries. Jocelyn is a member of the European Investment Committee and serves on the European Executive committee. Prior to joining PGIM in 2013, Jocelyn was office investments director at Altarea-Cogedim Group in Paris, responsible for the sourcing and execution of all acquisitions, focusing on value-add and opportunistic deals, as well as playing a key role in the fundraising, development and asset management activities at the company. He was also a member of the Altarea-Cogedim Executive Management Committee.
Ludovic Charpentier
Ludovic
Ludovic Charpentier
Head of Separate AccountsAEW Europe
Ludovic Charpentier is a Managing Director, Head of separate accounts for AEW in London. He joined AEW in 2008 with responsibility for European cross-border acquisitions. Prior to that, he was Head of the real estate structured finance activity at Bank of Scotland in Paris, and previously at Banque Indosuez (now CACIB). Ludovic has transacted and managed real estate equity and debt investments for an aggregate amount close to €10bn, across all major European jurisdictions and asset classes. Ludovic is a graduate from Centrale-Supelec and holds a post-masters’ degree in economics from Paris-Dauphine. He is a Fellow of the RICS. He is also a lecturer at Paris-Dauphine.
Mounir Hamrouni
Mounir
Mounir Hamrouni
Managing DirectorDekaBank
Mounir Hamrouni has an Investment Banking background and started his career working for Hermes Partners Advisory, a Paris based M&A boutique following the small and mid cap Leveraged Finance department of the Credit Industriel et Commercial. He joined Westdeutsche Immobilienbank in 2005 as originator with a specific coverage on real estate investment funds and private investors and became responsible of the WestImmo Paris Office in 2009. Mounir is a Director at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank , Paris since the end of 2013 with a focus on domestic clients.
Philippe Duvergne
Philippe
Philippe Duvergne
Head of REF Francepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Philippe Duvergne is a Managing Director for pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and is based in Paris. Philippe who has over 25 years work experience in real estate and banking started his career at Group Paribas, and then RBS Paris, where he fulfilled a number of functions.
Sébastien Pezet
Sébastien
Sébastien Pezet
Head of French Branch,UK and BeneluxGenerali Real Estate
Sebastien Pezet joined Generali Real Estate in 2001. Nominated as Head of the French Branch in 2015, he is also in charge of UK, Benelux from January 2018 with a total portfolio of €10 billion. Previously he worked 2 years for Archon Group ( Goldman Sachs subsidiary ). Sebastien obtained a Master in Economics and a Master in Real Estate from the University of Paris Dauphine, and is a Chartered Accountant.
Paris & Brussels - Office price panic, beware of the bubble?
Alexis Trancart
Alexis Trancart
Senior Originator
Aareal Bank AG
Jean Meaudre
Jean Meaudre
Director
Aareal Bank
Karim Habra
Karim Habra
Head of Europe
Ivanhoe Cambridge
Pascal Martin
Pascal Martin
Managing Director
Legendre Immobilier
Patrick Albrand
Patrick Albrand
Président
Hines France
Philip Gaillard
Philip Gaillard
Managing Director
HRO France
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Head of Investment & Divestment France
Generali Real Estate
Thibault Ancely
Thibault Ancely
ED, Investment & Development
Gecina
Xavier Denis
Xavier Denis
Président
AG Real Estate - France
Alexis Trancart
Alexis
Alexis Trancart
Senior OriginatorAareal Bank AG
Alexis Trancart is Senior Originator at Aareal Bank based in Paris, responsible for the origination and structuring of senior and junior loans secured against French real estate assets. He started his career at Pfandbriefbank in London where he held origination and underwriting positions with a pan-European focus before specialising in the French market when he moved to Paris in 2010. Alexis holds an MSc in Real Estate Investment from Cass Business School.
Jean Meaudre
Jean
Jean Meaudre
DirectorAareal Bank
2002 – Present Director at Aareal Bank AG, Paris and Brussels. Real estate loan acquisition and portfolio management in France, Belgium and Luxembourg. Responsible for industrial corporate clients for Brussels/Wallonia. 1991 – 1998 Crédit lyonnais, Paris. Audit and Organisation (1991-1994). Responsible for large corporate clients at the Agence Centrale Entreprises (1994-1998). Education: civil engineer (INPG-Phelma)
Karim Habra
Karim
Karim Habra
Head of EuropeIvanhoe Cambridge
Karim Habra is responsible for Ivanhoe Cambridge European platform and its future growth. He oversees all the company’s real estate operations in Europe including its development activities. Karim Habra began his career with GE Real Estate in 1998 and was given responsibility for its Central European operations in 2003, before joining JER Partners in 2008 as Managing Director, European Funds. In 2012, he joined LaSalle Investment Management as Managing Director of Central Europe before serving successively as Managing Director of France, then Head of Continental Europe.
Pascal Martin
Pascal
Pascal Martin
Managing DirectorLegendre Immobilier
M. Martin started his career within the Boston Consulting Group in Hambourg leading him to have lots of International missions. Then in 2005, he entered the famous DAIMLER Group as Commercial Director of the Mercedes-Benz “public transports” branch. In 2007, he created the ARMORGREEN company, specialized in the Renewable Energies. In 2015, ARMORGREEN integrated the Group LEGENDRE and became Legendre Energie. Pascal Martin remained President of Legendre Energie and became Managing Director of Legendre Immobilier & member of the Board of Directors of the Group LEGENDRE.
Patrick Albrand
Patrick
Patrick Albrand
PrésidentHines France
Mr. Albrand created the French Hines office in 1995 with Olivier de Dampierre. He was instrumental in the establishment & supervision of its French subsidiary. Since then, Mr. Albrand has been active in the overall development of Hines France’s both on the Development & the Investment Management activities. Prior to working at Hines, Mr. Albrand was the Director in charge of Development at Bouygues RE in Paris (1989-1995). He was a Senior Research Associate at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory in Berkeley, California (1983-1987), and prior to that, he was with the Ministry of Interior of Morocco (1980-1982). Mr. Albrand received a Master in Architecture at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in 1980 & a Master in RE Development from Colombia University in 88.
Philip Gaillard
Philip
Philip Gaillard
Managing DirectorHRO France
Philip B. Gaillard is a Managing Director of HRO. Since joining in 1997, he has been instrumental in developing, leasing and selling many of HRO's projects in the Paris Region. Philip holds an AB degree in Economics and MBA in Real Estate, both obtained from University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). Since 1997, HRO has been a key player in Europe's dominant cities developing over 600,000 m² of offices occupied by some of the world's leading corporations. HRO provides a full range of advisory and asset management services to institutional clients
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Sophie
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Head of Investment & Divestment FranceGenerali Real Estate
Sophie Colin Sansier joined Generali Real Estate as the Head of Investment and Divestment in 2014. Prior to this date, she has developed a consolidated experience during more than 15 years in the real estate market, holding senior positions such as Head of Investments in Beacon Capital Partners France and in charge of development, disposals and renovations for third parties at Bouygues Immobilier. She graduated from the ESSEC and holds a Master’s degree in economics and in finance.
Thibault Ancely
Thibault
Thibault Ancely
ED, Investment & DevelopmentGecina
Thibault Ancely joined the Executive Committee of Gecina in 2016 and is leading its developments, investments and disposals activities. He graduated from ESSEC Business School in 2001, then started with Capital One Bank and held various positions in Paris, London and Milan. From 2005 to 2007 he worked as Investment Director at Unibail-Rodamco in the office sector. Mr. Ancely then joined Horizon Investment Management and became Country Head – Partner. Having sold Horizon business to Henderson Global Investors in July 2012, which became TIAA Henderson Real Estate, he then led the activities of the French platform of TH Real Estate dedicated to RE investment and asset management.
Xavier Denis
Xavier
Xavier Denis
PrésidentAG Real Estate - France
Xavier is a member of the Management Committee and the Board of Directors at AG Real Estate, a Brussels based real estate investor and developer with an international portfolio under management in excess of €6bn. As Chief Development Officer, he is responsible for all development projects representing an 800.000 m² pipeline. Xavier is also Chairman of AG Real Estate France. Prior to his current positions, Xavier was Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Cofinimmo after spending five years in London with architectural firms Chapman Taylor and HOK Sport. Xavier graduated in 1996 from UCL as Civil Engineer Architect and received a MBA from INSEAD. Xavier is Chairman of the Urban Land Institute for Belgium & Luxembourg.
Logistique vs Résidentiel - Valeurs refuges du prochain cycle ?
Amal Del Monaco
Amal Del Monaco
Head of Sector Specialists
AXA IM - Real Assets
Christophe Bouthors
Christophe Bouthors
CEO
Groupe Panhard
Florent De Malherbe
Florent De Malherbe
Managing Partner
Colyco Capital
Pierre Leocadio
Pierre Leocadio
Director, Investments - Europe
Oxford Properties Group
Priscilla Le Priellec
Priscilla Le Priellec
Co-Head Arrangement & Syndication
La Banque Postale
Rémy Boët
Rémy Boët
Directeur Financements Immobiliers
Helaba
Séverine Maumy-Laffineur
Séverine Maumy-Laffineur
Managing Director, Country Head France
Barings Real Estate Advisers Europe
Amal Del Monaco
Amal
Amal Del Monaco
Head of Sector SpecialistsAXA IM - Real Assets
Joined AXA Real Estate in 1997. Leads a centralized team focused on sector expertise and innovation. Voting member of AXA IM - Real Assets Investment Committee and permanent member of AXA IM - Real Assets Strategic Investment Committee.
Christophe Bouthors
Christophe
Christophe Bouthors
CEOGroupe Panhard
Christophe Bouthors graduated from EDHEC business school, he started his career in 1996 within the Audit company ARTHUR ANDERSEN, in France and in the USA, where he led for 10 years consultancy missions for private equity funds. From 2004 to 2010, Christophe Bouthors took several management positions within AKERYS, which was then one of the major actors in the residential properties in France. He’s nominated CFO in 2007. He then spent 2 years, at ALVAREZ & MARSAL, one of the world leader in management consultancy, time during which he led several consulting missions and interim management. He joins « Groupe Panhard » in 2012 as Chief Executive and becomes chairman of the executive management board in 2017.
Florent De Malherbe
Florent
Florent De Malherbe
Managing PartnerColyco Capital
Florent de Malherbe has 20-year experience in the real estate industry and has been Managing Partner of Colyco Capital a property investment and asset management company based in Paris since 2017. From 2006 to 2016 Mr de Malherbe hold various senior positions in leading property compagnies. Over this period Florent de Malherbe successfully managed, purchased, sold, or developed more than € 15 bn of European assets. From 1997 to 2006 Mr de Malherbe was involved in major M&A and real estate transactions at Deloitte, KMPG and CBRE.
Pierre Leocadio
Pierre
Pierre Leocadio
Director, Investments - EuropeOxford Properties Group
As a Director within the European Investments team, Pierre has responsibility for leading the execution of Oxford's European investment strategy in Paris. Pierre also has responsibility for leading Oxford’s retail investment strategy in London and Paris.
Priscilla Le Priellec
Priscilla
Priscilla Le Priellec
Co-Head Arrangement & SyndicationLa Banque Postale
Priscilla joined La Banque Postale in 2016 to create the arrangement desk of Structured Real Estate Loans. She has a 10-year experience in corporate and investment banking with CaCib in New York and Paris and an above 10-year experience in origination and execution of Real Estate Lending transactions in CaCib, DekaBank and currently La Banque Postale. She also had a 4-year experience as debt advisor in Hong Kong and is professor at Edhec in Real Estate Finance since 2009. Priscilla graduated from Edhec Business School and Oxford Brookes University. She is MRICS since 2016.
Rémy Boët
Rémy
Rémy Boët
Directeur Financements ImmobiliersHelaba
Rémy Boët is Director at Helabas’ Paris branch since 2011 and has over 14 years of experience in French real estate financing. He joined from Pfandbriefbank where he was Senior associate for origination of french business. Before that he was senior analyst at the French banking group Calyon both out of London and Paris.
Séverine Maumy-Laffineur
Séverine
Séverine Maumy-Laffineur
Managing Director, Country Head FranceBarings Real Estate Advisers Europe
Séverine is responsible for sourcing new RE investment opportunities in France, as well as capital from French institutions wishing to invest in equity products in the U.S. and Europe. Previously, Séverine spent four years with Standard Life Investments as European Portfolio Manager responsible for transactions and asset management and led the fund management for a separate account. Prior to this, Séverine was National Director at LaSalle Investment Management for nine years. Before this, she was a financial analyst for Hammerson plc in France. Séverine has a total of 17 years’ experience in the RE industry and is a member of the Cercle des Femmes de L’Immobilier (Association of Women in Real Estate in Finance).
Commercial
City Centre Last Mile & Logistics- Any long term value behind the hype?
Attendees
Alexander van RielCBRE Global Investors
Anas Halabi
Anthony ButlerMirastar
Christian BearmanArrow Capital Partners
Owen LynchLGL Trustees
(Not) Shopping Centres - User demand pointing to everything but the store?
Attendees
Cyrille DeslandesKlépierre
Domenico BilottaInvestiRE SGR
Luke CondonThor Equities
Marco MuttiForuminvest Italia
Olivier TavernierConstructa Asset Management
Peter ColeHammerson
Roberto FraticelliEurocommercial Properties Italy
Simon LakerH.I.G. Capital
Thomas HartlMorgan Stanley
Co-Working & Flexible Workspace - Winners defined by operational flair or something much more?
Attendees
Frédéric CiuntuL'oréal
Mary FinniganWeWork
Pietro MartaniCopernico
Retail, Light Industrial & Logistics - Structural savers or fundamental shift?
Attendees
Alexander HoffPalmira Capital Partners
Christian JamisonValor Real Estate Partners
Christopher ZeunerAmstar
John WilkinsonGreenman Investments
Lukasz Jachna7R S.A.
Paolo MagnaschiMF Real Estate Advisory
Richard WilkinsonCTP Invest
Wulf MeinelGeneba Properties
Office Developments - How much depends on mixed use schemes?
Attendees
Christel ZordanNuveen Global - France
Marian HermanHB Reavis Group
Matthias BrodesserWarburg-HIH Invest Real Estate
Olivier AstrucEQT Partners
Core Commercial is Dead! Long Live Value Add!
Attendees
Aref LahhamOrion Capital Managers
Clemente Di PaolaAtlantica Real Estate
David GingellPGIM Real Estate Finance
Paul HouseVenn Partners
Pawel DebowskiDentons
Pia CorletteValue Retail
City Centre Last Mile & Logistics- Any long term value behind the hype?
Alexander van Riel
Alexander van Riel
Head of Continental Europe
CBRE Global Investors
Anas Halabi
Anas Halabi
Anthony Butler
Anthony Butler
CIO & Co-Founder
Mirastar
Christian Bearman
Christian Bearman
Partner, Head of Europe
Arrow Capital Partners
Owen Lynch
Owen Lynch
Director and Founding Partner
LGL Trustees
Alexander van Riel
Alexander
Alexander van Riel
Head of Continental EuropeCBRE Global Investors
Anas Halabi
Anas
Anas Halabi
Anas heads the global real estate strategy at 3SC. His mandate includes global Core+, value-add and opportunistic, equity and debt investments across various asset classes. Prior to joining 3SC, Anas’s held various senior roles within PERE. He started his career with Dubai Islamic Bank’s principal investment team, joined SHUAA Capital to co-manage the first MENA Hospitality Fund and founded Prediam Partners, a development management practice, focused on international hotel developments. Anas graduated with an MBA from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, and BSc in Economics from the University of Maastricht, Netherlands and the Faculty of Economics & Business Administration in Vienna, Austria.
Anthony Butler
Anthony
Anthony Butler
CIO & Co-FounderMirastar
Christian Bearman
Christian
Christian Bearman
Partner, Head of EuropeArrow Capital Partners
Leading the establishment and management of our operations in Europe, Christian has over 17 years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate including tenures at Goldman Sachs, Lloyds Banking Group and Valad Europe. Career Highlight · CEO of one of Europe’s largest debt servicing and asset management platforms. · Head of Corporate Development and Private Equity, and owner at Valad Europe for 7 years. · Managed €3.5bn+ investments with global institutions, private equity, fund managers and banks. · Christian holds a Masters in Business Administration.
Owen Lynch
Owen
Owen Lynch
Director and Founding PartnerLGL Trustees
Owen qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in Dublin, and also worked with them in Johannesburg and Jersey. He acts for a number of clients investing into the UK and Europe. His clients include sovereign funds, real estate funds, club deals and high net worth families. Assets within the portfolios include offices, retail, shopping centres, retail parks, industrial parks and residential. He has been involved in a number of high profile developments including The Shard and has built a strong understanding of the development process. He adopts a commercial pro-active approach to the management of client structures and works closely with clients’ legal, tax and real estate advisors.
(Not) Shopping Centres - User demand pointing to everything but the store?
Cyrille Deslandes
Cyrille Deslandes
CIO
Klépierre
Domenico Bilotta
Domenico Bilotta
Managing Director
InvestiRE SGR
Luke Condon
Luke Condon
Managing Director
Thor Equities
Marco Mutti
Marco Mutti
Managing Director
Foruminvest Italia
Olivier Tavernier
Olivier Tavernier
Deputy CEO
Constructa Asset Management
Peter Cole
Peter Cole
Chief Investment Officer
Hammerson
Roberto Fraticelli
Roberto Fraticelli
CEO
Eurocommercial Properties Italy
Simon Laker
Simon Laker
Managing Director
H.I.G. Capital
Thomas Hartl
Thomas Hartl
MD, Head of Real Estate Asset Management
Morgan Stanley
Cyrille Deslandes
Cyrille
Cyrille Deslandes
CIOKlépierre
Cyrille joined Klépierre in 2014 as Head of M&A. From 2007 he worked for HSBC Investment banking in Paris where he started the M&A real estate team in 2009. Cyrille started his career at Deloitte in France and thereafter in the US doing due diligence for private equity funds.
Domenico Bilotta
Domenico
Domenico Bilotta
Managing DirectorInvestiRE SGR
Graduated with honours in Economics and Business at “La Sapienza” University in Rome, Professional Accountant and Auditor, he has nearly 25 years of experience in Real Estate and Finance, having held high level positions in the Advisory, Property, Asset and Fund Management sectors with some leading national and international real-estate players.
Luke Condon
Luke
Luke Condon
Managing DirectorThor Equities
Luke is Co-Managing Director at Thor Equities and Head of European Investments. He is based in London and covers transactions for all key European markets. Following his BAHons in International Business Management and Commercial Real Estate (PgDIP), Luke joined Knight Frank where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS). Luke spent 15 years at Knight Frank initially in London, before moving to the Paris office where he became a Partner and Head of International Investment for France. Luke has worked on investment transactions throughout Europe, and has carried out transactions in all principal asset classes with a total investment volume of around 3.5billion USD.
Marco Mutti
Marco
Marco Mutti
Managing DirectorForuminvest Italia
Marco Mutti is the Managing Director of Foruminvest Italia srl , a property investment and development company since the company’s incorporation in 2004. With over 25 years of development experience in the commercial real estate sector, 4 years in Cushman & Wakefield as advisor of major of international retail groups, 4 years in AIG Lincoln as development director, he is also the president of the team who won the Italian championship of Football.
Olivier Tavernier
Olivier
Olivier Tavernier
Deputy CEOConstructa Asset Management
Expériences Since 2019 – Deputy CEO From June 2015 - Constructa Asset Management- Portfolio Director ( Retail and Offices) -2015 - 20009: The Retail Consulting GROUP -Retail Asset Management Partner -2009 - 2006: ACOFI National Investment Manager -2006 - 2000 : Wereldhave- Retail and Office Asset Manager RICS : Chartered Surveyor – MRICS – ESSEC : Real Estate Master Faculté de Droit Aix Marseille : Master in Law and Real Estate Management -2000 - 2006: Wereldhave- Asset Manaer Centres Commerciaux et Bureaux Formation -RICS : Chartered Surveyor – MRICS -ESSEC : Mastère Management Immobilier -Faculté de Droit d’Aix en Provence – Paul Cézanne : DESS Droit Immobilier
Peter Cole
Peter
Peter Cole
Chief Investment OfficerHammerson
Peter Cole is CIO of Hammerson and is responsible for investment and development activities. He has led Hammerson’s major regeneration projects; retail schemes in Birmingham, Southampton and Leeds and Marseille and in London, these have included Bishops Square, Bishopsgate Goods Yard and Brent Cross Cricklewood. These have been recognised as making a significant contribution to their local communities and in promoting master planning, quality design and mixed uses. Peter has also led the Company’s major acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, including the disposal of the Company’s London offices in 2012 and reinvestment in retail assets including the €1.85bn retail portfolio transaction in Ireland in a Joint Venture with Allianz.
Roberto Fraticelli
Roberto
Roberto Fraticelli
CEOEurocommercial Properties Italy
Roberto Fraticelli is Director Italy at Eurocommercial Properties NV (Amsterdam). Prior experiences include the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and Industrial Policy & Subcommittee on Monetary Affairs at the European Parliament in Brussels, the International Business Unit at Ernst & Young in Rome & the finance Department at Unilever (Elida Andrélon) in the Netherlands. Roberto is currently a committee member in several organisations (EPRA, CNCC, Assoimmobiliare). Roberto graduated in Business Economy at the LUISS in Rome and in Political Sciences at the University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam. Roberto also completed the Executive MBA at the Erasmus Business School in Rotterdam.
Simon Laker
Simon
Simon Laker
Managing DirectorH.I.G. Capital
Simon is a Managing Director of H.I.G. Capital based in London, responsible for Asset Management across the H.I.G. European Real Estate portfolio. Simon has over 25 years of experience working in the European RE market in both advisory and investor roles. As a qualified MRICS surveyor, he has managed a diverse range of RE projects, including retail, offices and industrial portfolios covering acquisition, development, operational management and value add roles across Europe. Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, Simon was Director and Head of Asset Management at Evans Randall Limited, RE investment firm whose holdings included a number of high profile assets in UK and Europe such as the Gherkin office building in London.
Thomas Hartl
Thomas
Thomas Hartl
MD, Head of Real Estate Asset ManagementMorgan Stanley
Co-Working & Flexible Workspace - Winners defined by operational flair or something much more?
Frédéric Ciuntu
Frédéric Ciuntu
Global Head of Real Estate
L'oréal
Mary Finnigan
Mary Finnigan
Head of Transactions - EMEA
WeWork
Pietro Martani
Pietro Martani
Founder & CEO
Copernico
Frédéric Ciuntu
Frédéric
Frédéric Ciuntu
Global Head of Real EstateL'oréal
Frédéric joined L’Oréal as Global Head of Real Estate in June 2015. He is managing a portfolio of about 4 billions of sqm : Offices, Wharehouse, Retail, Factories, and Research Center. This portfolio is spreed in more than 70 countries. He was General Manager for 10 years (2005-2015) within ING Real Estate Finance. He built up the team and developed a profitable real estate business in France resulting a total production of 9 billions. He was previously Head of the Real Estate and Infrastructure Project Finance Department at Arthur Andsersen / Ernst & Young Corporate Finance (2000-2005) and Director at Crédit Lyonnais (1993-200). Before that, he was a developer at Vinci Group (1989-1993)
Mary Finnigan
Mary
Mary Finnigan
Head of Transactions - EMEAWeWork
Mary is the Head of Transactions for WeWork where she leads the team which negotiates WeWork’s deals throughout EMEA. Mary joined WeWork in November 2015 and over the last 3 years has overseen WeWork’s real estate leasing growth to it becoming the largest corporate occupier in central London. Before joining WeWork, Mary set up and ran an Asset Management Team at a large European law firm where her clients included The Crown Estate, British Land, Axa, Superdry and Marks & Spencer.
Pietro Martani
Pietro
Pietro Martani
Founder & CEOCopernico
Pietro Martani was born in Mantua (Italy) in 1973. He holds a BA in International Relations, after having completed an international programme at the University of Pavia (Italy), Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) and Hunter College of the City University of New York (USA). Subsequently, he completed an MBA at the ISTUD Foundation. Entrepreneur from the start: in his early twenties he founded an internet company, which he later sold, and after founded Rentxpress and Halldis, companies specialised in corporate housing and holiday rentals. Today, he is founder and CEO of Copernico Holding S.p.A., a holding company which controls Copernico Where Things Happen, a platform for flexible working, which manages buildings in Italy and internationally.
Retail, Light Industrial & Logistics - Structural savers or fundamental shift?
Alexander Hoff
Alexander Hoff
Founder and Managing Partner
Palmira Capital Partners
Christian Jamison
Christian Jamison
Managing Partner
Valor Real Estate Partners
Christopher Zeuner
Christopher Zeuner
Head of Europe
Amstar
John Wilkinson
John Wilkinson
CEO
Greenman Investments
Lukasz Jachna
Lukasz Jachna
Investment Director
7R S.A.
Paolo Magnaschi
Paolo Magnaschi
Chairman & Managing Director
MF Real Estate Advisory
Richard Wilkinson
Richard Wilkinson
Group CFO
CTP Invest
Wulf Meinel
Wulf Meinel
CEO & Managing Director
Geneba Properties
Alexander Hoff
Alexander
Alexander Hoff
Founder and Managing PartnerPalmira Capital Partners
Founder and Managing Partner Alexander has more than 20 years of industry experience. Before setting up Palmira, he was CEO Germany for GPT Halverton and built the business from scratch to €1bn under management. Prior to that he was a member of the Executive Committee of Vivico Real Estate. Before that he served as Head of Investment with CB Richard Ellis and was a member of their International Investment Group. During his career Alexander has been responsible for transactions with of more than €2bn. Alexander holds a Management degree from the University of Nuremburg and a Masters degree in Real Estate from Cass University, London. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He is fluent in German (native) and English.
Christian Jamison
Christian
Christian Jamison
Managing PartnerValor Real Estate Partners
Christian Jamison is the managing partner of Valor Real Estate Partners LLP, an investment and asset management platform focussed on logistics & industrial real estate in Europe. Christian formed Valor in 2016 with Jeffrey Kelter & Robert Savage, the founders of KTR Capital. Previously Christian established and served as CEO until 2016 of Delin Capital Asset Management and he was formerly an Executive Director within the RE structured finance group at JP Morgan. Christian began his career in 1997, he was an M&A banker at Credit Suisse First Boston before specialising in RE investment at GE Capital from 2002.
Christopher Zeuner
Christopher
Christopher Zeuner
Head of EuropeAmstar
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.
John Wilkinson
John
John Wilkinson
CEOGreenman Investments
John Wilkinson is CEO and founding member of Greenman Investments. He has been managing the company since 2005. While working in leading positions for more than 15 years, John gained a significant expertise in the selection, funding, purchase and management of German Food and Non-food retail warehousing. Since forming Greenman Investments, the company has acquired, managed and sold real estate projects to a total value of €279m.
Lukasz Jachna
Lukasz
Lukasz Jachna
Investment Director7R S.A.
Łukasz Jachna, Investment Director of 7R, oversees the investment strategy of 7R. 7R is a CEE industrial developer based in Poland. It develops multi-tenant logistics and urban Small Business Units under 7R City Flex brand. Under construction +500k sq. m.
Paolo Magnaschi
Paolo
Paolo Magnaschi
Chairman & Managing DirectorMF Real Estate Advisory
Paolo Magnaschi is founding partner of MF Real Estate Advisory and of MF Studio Legale Tributario. He has matured, personally and through his entities, a consistent and highly qualified experience in all sectors of the Italian real estate market including retail, commercial, industrial, logistics, hospitality, leisure and residential. Paolo holds a JD with full marks at the University of Parma and he’s admitted at the Milan Bar Association since 1997. Paolo was lecturer in Tax Law at the University of Bergamo from 1994 to 1999, as well as speaker on various occasions at real estate conventions and events and lecturer at CUOA University master's programs in real estate. Paolo is a RICS member since 2012.
Richard Wilkinson
Richard
Richard Wilkinson
Group CFOCTP Invest
Richard Wilkinson joined CTP Invest in 2018 as CFO. Prior to CTP Richard had been working for Erste Group since 1989. He joined Erste after graduating from the London School of Economics with a degree in law working in the treasury department of the Erste Bank’s London branch. In 1996 he moved to Vienna where he was in charge of building up the Asset/ Liability Management. In 2005 he was promoted Head of Group Large Corporates including Equity Capital Markets and Leasing & Commercial Project Financing, and in 2007 Head of Group Real Estate & Leasing. In January 2011 he was appointed Board Member of Erste Group Immorent AG.
Wulf Meinel
Wulf
Wulf Meinel
CEO & Managing DirectorGeneba Properties
Dr. Wulf Meinel (German nationality) has over 25 years of real estate experience as an investment manager, banker and real estate lawyer. He heads up Frasers Property Europe (FPE). FPE was formed through a merger between Geneba Properties, which Frasers acquired in July 2017, follow-on investments into grade A logistical properties and the acquisition of Alpha Industrial, a German development company, in July 2018. FPE focuses on modern logistical assets and mission critical light industrial properties in Europe, mainly in Germany and The Netherlands. The Assets under Management exceed € 2 billion.
Office Developments - How much depends on mixed use schemes?
Christel Zordan
Christel Zordan
Head of France
Nuveen Global - France
Marian Herman
Marian Herman
Group CEO
HB Reavis Group
Matthias Brodesser
Matthias Brodesser
Head of Transaction Management Int.
Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate
Olivier Astruc
Olivier Astruc
Managing Director
EQT Partners
Christel Zordan
Christel
Christel Zordan
Head of FranceNuveen Global - France
With over 18 years of experience in real estate transactions and management, Christel is responsible for our real estate activities in France. Prior to joining Nuveen Real Estate in 2017, Christel was responsible for acquisitions, sales, asset management and financing of the office investments of Altarea Cogedim, with a total cost of projects over €2bn. She was also responsible for transactions and financing of the retail projects of Compagnie de Phalsbourg in France. She has also managed various acquisition and repositioning of asset projects at GE Real Estate, and worked as a consultant at PwC. Christel graduated from HEC Business School and is a member of various French real estate professional associations.
Marian Herman
Marian
Marian Herman
Group CEOHB Reavis Group
Marian Herman is the CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of HB Reavis Group. Previously, as Group CFO, he was responsible for all of the company’s finance-related activities including debt financing, divestments, investment management, budgeting, controlling and accounting. He joined HB Reavis in 2010 as Head of Investment Management & Divestments. In this role he was responsible for the Group’s M&A and divestment activities across all markets, having successfully concluded over €1bn of commercial RE deals. Marian has over 20 years of experience in investment mgmt and investment banking. Prior to joining HB Reavis, he had been working for over 10 years in London for RREEF Infrastructure, Deutsche Bank and ING Group
Matthias Brodesser
Matthias
Matthias Brodesser
Head of Transaction Management Int.Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate
Matthias is responsible for the international acqusitions and sales of Warburg-HIH. He has been with the group since January 2009 and has almost 20 years of real estate experience. He holds real estate degrees from BBA, ebs and NYU.
Olivier Astruc
Olivier
Olivier Astruc
Managing DirectorEQT Partners
Mr. Astruc has joined EQT Partners in April 2016 as a Director of EQT Real Estate. He has over 14 years of experience in the real estate and investment management industry. Prior to joining EQT Partners, Mr. Astruc was Senior Fund Manager for the Alternatives & Special Situations team of AXA IM Real Assets, transacting approx. €1bn in hotel, hospital and data center investments. Previously, he worked for six years with Pramerica Real Estate Investors as Head of Transactions for France and Vice President in the Merchant Banking team, for Cambridge Place Investment Management focusing on value add investments and at GE Real Estate investing in France.
Core Commercial is Dead! Long Live Value Add!
Aref Lahham
Aref Lahham
Founding Partner & Managing Director
Orion Capital Managers
Clemente Di Paola
Clemente Di Paola
Founder & CEO
Atlantica Real Estate
David Gingell
David Gingell
Principal, Europe Debt Originations
PGIM Real Estate Finance
Paul House
Paul House
Managing Partner
Venn Partners
Pawel Debowski
Pawel Debowski
Chairman, Real Estate Europe
Dentons
Pia Corlette
Pia Corlette
Investor Relations, Business Development
Value Retail
Aref Lahham
Aref
Aref Lahham
Founding Partner & Managing DirectorOrion Capital Managers
Aref Lahham is Founder and Managing Director of Orion. He is located primarily in Orion’s London office and acts as Orion’s Chief Executive Officer, setting the strategy and leading the Orion Fund’s acquisition team. He has been responsible for over €5.0 billion of property acquisitions throughout Europe. Aref has 30 years of real estate investment and development experience in the US and Europe. He has served on the board of French public quoted company Société Foncière Lyonnaise as well as on the investment committee of a Bulgari sponsored private equity fund called Opera. Mr. Lahham has a BSc in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, a Masters of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from INSEAD.
Clemente Di Paola
Clemente
Clemente Di Paola
Founder & CEOAtlantica Real Estate
Clemente has over 25 years of real estate and finance expertise. Since 2010, as Head of the Real Estate Division of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, he has worked with CDP Immobiliare/CDP Investimenti SGR to develop a fund concerning local and PA real estate for an overall worth of €1bn. In 2000, he founded Investire Immobiliare SGR, which quickly became one of the largest real estate companies in Italy, with a €5bn portfolio. He has promoted some of the most successful real estate funds in the sector and handled the sale of the Government’s real estate portfolio. He has also managed the sale of FIAT Group &IPI SpA’s real estate portfolio, managed Cushman & Wakefield Italia's Investment Department, and spent 6 years at Knight Frank in London.
David Gingell
David
David Gingell
Principal, Europe Debt OriginationsPGIM Real Estate Finance
David is a Director responsible for commercial mortgage originations in continental Europe. He joined the company in 2012 to help advise on the European mortgage lending initiative. Prior to his arrival, David worked with Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG in London where he was part of their Global Real Estate Workout Group. Prior to that David held a restructuring role within the UK NAMA Unit - Anglo Irish Bank, also in London. David started his career in audit with KPMG based in Frankfurt, Germany. David received a BA (Hons) in Economics with German from The University of Nottingham and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder.
Paul House
Paul
Paul House
Managing PartnerVenn Partners
Responsible as a Managing Partner of Venn and also the senior lead for Venn’s Commercial Real Estate business. Paul spent over 20 years with Citigroup, heading Citi’s European Real Estate business before joining Venn Partners in 2013. Paul has a wealth of experience in loan origination, transaction structuring, advisory and loan distribution. Paul started his career with Citi in 1993 in Canada, before moving to Citi New York, and then to Citi in London in 2000. Paul is a member of the CFA Institute and holds a MBA from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada.
Pawel Debowski
Pawel
Pawel Debowski
Chairman, Real Estate EuropeDentons
Paweł Dębowski is Chairman of the Europe Real Estate group at Dentons. He is one of the most widely recognized and respected real estate M&A, investment and finance professionals in Poland and Europe. His client base includes major international investors, developers, asset managers, lenders and construction companies whom he advises on their investment projects mainly in the office, retail, logistics and hotel sectors across the CEE region. In professional practice for more than 25 years, Paweł was involved in structuring real estate investments in Poland back in the early days of the free market economy. His outstanding contribution to the real estate sector has resulted over the years in multiple recognitions as the leader in this field.
Pia Corlette
Pia
Pia Corlette
Investor Relations, Business DevelopmentValue Retail
Pia is a Consultant for Investor relations and business development at Value Retail. Value Retail specialises exclusively in the development and operation of luxury outlet shopping Villages. Pia is also the Founder and Managing Director of one of the largest suppliers of interior design FF&E for private residences in Montenegro.
Residential
Co, Modular & Micro Living - Savvy numbers game or creating something special?
Attendees
Alia ElGazzarAermont Capital LLP
François RothColonies
Gunther SchmidtMedici Living Group
Jill Xiaozhou JuThe Collective
Marco GrilloAbitare In
Michael AllenQuintain
Stéphane BensoussanMontefiore
Tavis CannellGoldman Sachs International
Build To Rent Resi - Cradle to grave goldmine or mid market pocket?
Attendees
Andrew ScreenCortland Partners
Ciaran CarvalhoCMS
Dimitar SavovBLD Homes
Franck LirzinGecina
Joanne CowenJo Cowen Capital
Michal MelaniukCordia Management
Owen LynchLGL Trustees
Roberto MangiavacchiMangiavacchi Pedercini
Steven IvankovichAtlas Residential
Troy JavaherLincoln Property Company
Student Housing - Does the international demand stack up for local investors?
Attendees
Alberto López Balbasby Urbania
Asis Deypbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Carlo MattaCA Ventures
Harald HüblValue One Holding AG / MILESTONE
Raj KotechaAmro Real Estate Partners
Stanislav KubacekRound Hill Capital
Troy TomasikGreystar Europe
Healthcare, Retirement, Assisted Living - New kids on the multifamily block or too premature?
Attendees
Berthold BeckerTSC Real Estate Germany GmbH
Carrie HiebelerVentas, Inc.
Edward Aldag. JrMedical Properties Trust
Frédéric DibMozaic Asset Management
Giovanni BenucciFabrica Immobiliare SGR
Laurent FléchetPrimonial
Marc LebretonVie Jeune / Happy Senior
Michele BeolchiniInvestiRE SGR
Paolo BeccariaBeccaria & Partners
Residential in Iberia - Smart money or fools rushing in?
Attendees
Brian BetelASG Iberia Advisors
Hugo Santos FerreiraAPPII
Jesse Freitag-AkselrodGreen Street Advisors
Co, Modular & Micro Living - Savvy numbers game or creating something special?
Alia ElGazzar
Alia ElGazzar
Principal
Aermont Capital LLP
François Roth
François Roth
Co-Founder
Colonies
Gunther Schmidt
Gunther Schmidt
Founder & CEO
Medici Living Group
Jill Xiaozhou Ju