GRI Hospitality Europe
GRI Hospitality Europe

GRI Hospitality Europe

The most important real estate meeting in the hospitality market in Europe

16 - 17 September, 2020
InterContinental Paris Le Grand
A get-together of senior investors, lenders and developers active in the hospitality market in Europe
Discussions will focus 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.

2019 edition topics included
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?
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.
GRI Hospitality Europe 2020
16 - 17 September, 2020
Meet our exclusive format
GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate.

Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting.

 

2019 Past Attendees

Davide Albertini Petroni
Davide Albertini Petroni
Managing Director
Risanamento
http://www.risanamentospa.it
http://www.risanamentospa.it
+39 02 45 47 55 1 / +39 02 45 47
Milan | Italy
Listed on the Italian stock exchange, Risanamento Spa plays a key role across Italian Real Estate market as Developer and Property Company.
Dieter Kornek
Dieter Kornek
Head of Project Scouting
TUI Hotels & Resorts
+49 0 511 566 1400
Hanover | Germany
TUI is the world’s leading tourism group – an integrated business that operates in all stages of the customer’s holiday journey. TUI Hotels & Resorts as part of TUI Group operate more than 400 own hotels and resorts worldwide.
Emma Jack
Emma Jack
Principal
PGIM Real Estate
+44 (0)20 7766 2520
London | UK
Provides debt and equity solutions across the risk spectrum for all major property types. $12.4 billion AUM across European debt and equity strategies.
Francesco Cefalú
Francesco Cefalú
Regional Development Director, EMEA & SA
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
http://www.mandarinoriental.com/
London | UK
MOHG is an international hotel investment and management group, the Group now operates 32 hotels and six residences in 21 countries and territories.
Francisco Albertí
Francisco Albertí
Global Business Development Director
KPMG - Brazil
+55 11 3245-8000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
KPMG provides audit, tax & advisory services. We work closely with our clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities.
Giampiero Schiavo
Giampiero Schiavo
CEO
Castello SGR
+39 02 45 4361
Milan | Italy
Asset Management Company mainly focused on real estate investments, ranked among the 10 largest RE investment management company in Italy.
Leo Civelli
Leo Civelli
Chaiman REAG Europe
Duff & Phelps REAG
www.duffandphelps.it
www.duffandphelps.it
+39 039 6423 1
Milan | Italy
The Duff & Phelps Real Estate Advisory Group (REAG) provides real estate advisory services tailored to meet the requirements of specific jurisdictions and aims to develop and increase the value of individual assets or properties. REAG has a network of over 750 professionals across Europe. Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, dispute and legal management consulting, M&A, real estate, restructuring, governance and regulatory consulting. The firm’s more than 2,000 employees serve a diverse range of clients from offices around the world.
Lissa Engle
Lissa Engle
Founder, MD
Berkeley Capital Group
+44 20 3880 8494
London | UK
Berkeley Capital Group is a specialist real estate firm which invests in and develops high-quality hotels and mixed-use schemes in the UK and Europe.
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
Mai-Lan de Marcilly
Director
KKR
+ 44 20 7839 9800
London | UK
KKR Real Estate is a global provider of equity and debt capital across real estate investment strategies since 1981.
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo Ghedini
CEO
Brera Serviced Apartments
http://brera.de/
Munich | Germany
Serviced Apartments Operator and Developer, looking for properties of 2000-8000m2 to lease or buy in the top European cities.
Mauro Montagner
Mauro Montagner
CEO and General Manager
Edizione Property
+39 02 89920361
Milano | Italy
More than €2.1 bil of own assets under management (high street retail, hotel, office) in 16 countries
Miguel Lainez
Miguel Lainez
Principal
Cale Street Partners
http://www.cale-street.com
European-focused real estate capital provider creating “one-stop” solutions to best-in-class developers, operators and institutions.
Paola Macchi
Paola Macchi
Head of Real Estate Europe
Dolce&Gabbana
+39 02 774271
Milan | Italy
Established in 1985 Dolce & Gabbana is one of the leading international luxury goods companies. The company designs,produces and distributes high-end clothing, leather goods, footwear , jewelers, watches and accessories under the Dolce & Gabbana brand.
Phil Golding
Phil Golding
Partner
Cedar Capital Partners
www.cedarcp.com
www.cedarcp.com
+44 20 7484 3560
London | UK
Cedar Capital Partners invests exclusively in the hospitality sector. The firm, which was founded in 2004, invests in and asset manages full service and luxury hotels. Since inception, the firm has acquired over €3 billion worth of hotels and has maintain
Salvatore Leggiero
Salvatore Leggiero
Founder & CEO
LEGGIERO Real Estate SPA
http://www.leggiero.eu/it-it/home
Italy
LEGGIERO Real Estate SB SpA renovates and repositions buildings. The scope is to create value for their Landlords, Tenants, Guests, the Neighbourhoods and for the Planet.
Shai Zelering
Shai Zelering
Managing Director Real Estate
Brookfield Property Group
Annapolis | MD | USA
$450 bln in AuM, a 120-year heritage as owners and operators. We are invested in long-life, high-quality assets and businesses in more than 30 countries.
Davide Albertini Petroni
Davide
Davide Albertini Petroni
Managing DirectorRisanamento
Since 2009 he is Managing Director of Risanamento S.p.A, a property and development Company with €1 bln of assets under management. 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 € 3.0 billion: Paris properties’ portfolio for €1,5 billion, a prestigious building in New York for €0,4 billion and other Italian assets. He is also the CEO of Milano Santa Giulia Spa, owner of Milano Santa Giulia 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.
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
Emma Jack
Emma
Emma Jack
PrincipalPGIM Real Estate
Emma Jack is an executive director with PGIM Real Estate. Based in London in the European Real Estate group, Emma is head of debt originations, covering new business across our full range of debt products. Emma joined the company in 2017 with over 10 years in the commercial real estate industry. 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. She is active in the European property community, where she is on the board of Association of Property Lenders.
Francesco Cefalú
Francesco
Francesco Cefalú
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.
Francisco Albertí
Francisco
Francisco Albertí
Global Business Development DirectorKPMG - Brazil
Francisco Alberti is Global Business Development Director of Iberostar Group, a company in the tourism industry in Spain and internationally since 1956 with a revenue of €2,4 billion. He has previously been responsible for global development in other hotel groups like Melia Hotels International (2006-08), earlier also at Iberostar (1999-2004) and RIU Hotels & Resorts (1994-98) with wide experience in the acquisition of hotels and entering emerging countries. He also worked in the retail oil industry as Marketing Director in BP Oil Venezuela (1998), Regional Operations Manager and Retail Network Development in BP Oil Spain (1989-94). Francisco is graduate in Laws of University of the Balearic Islands and he has a master degree in Auditing.
Giampiero Schiavo
Giampiero
Giampiero Schiavo
CEOCastello SGR
Giampiero Schiavo is 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 40 RE funds for an overall asset under management of 2,6 Billion Euro. The Funds managed by Castello SGR target a wide range of investments including development projects.
Leo Civelli
Leo
Leo Civelli
Chaiman REAG EuropeDuff & Phelps REAG
Leo Civelli is Chairman Europe REAG of Duff & Phelps group. 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. 
Lissa Engle
Lissa
Lissa Engle
Founder, MDBerkeley 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.
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.
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.
Miguel Lainez
Miguel
Miguel Lainez
PrincipalCale Street Partners
Miguel is a principal in Cale Street’s investment team, involved in sourcing, structuring and executing transactions across asset classes and geographies. Before joining Cale Street, Miguel spent three years at Goldman Sachs, where he was part of the EMEA Real Estate and Leisure M&A team. Miguel has an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA in Law and in Business from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas – ICADE.
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.
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.
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 its hospitality investments globally. He has extensive experience in hotel operations, and oversees the 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 the American Express Lodging Partner Council. 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.
Testimonials
What makes CEE GRI different is that you have the opportunity to interact with your peers and decision markers. It’s informal, the discussions are not structured, so they often go in different directions.
Noah Steinberg
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEO
WING
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 1,500 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.
Very casual, very open and small discussions where you get to really exchange about topics that matter and that concern us all in the industry
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Partner & Head of Real Estate
Considero Investments
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Zinaida
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar
Partner & Head of Real EstateConsidero Investments
Zinaida Onczay-Vojnar joined the Considero team as partner early this year, following her role at HB Reavis Group as International business development director. In partnership with Considero, a boutique corporate finance, investment banking and real estate advisory and investor, her mission is to build and expand the real estate activities via her extensive experience and international network in the industry. In partnership with Considero, she focuses on evaluating new business and investment opportunities, executing transactions, sourcing funding for specific mandates of various types of assets, niche projects, mainly in Hungary but also internationally, and adding value through a very tailor-made approach with the team.
GRI Hospitality Europe 2020
The most important real estate meeting in the hospitality market in Europe
16 - 17 September, 2020
Thiago Alves
Thiago Alves
Head of RE Iberia & Italy
GRI Club
+44 794 383 9783
Thiago Alves
Thiago
Thiago Alves
Head of RE Iberia & ItalyGRI Club
Thiago is part of  the GRI senior management team in Europe and leads the UK & Ireland, Spain & Portugal real estate relationships in Europe. His extensive & varied career has seen him manage & deliver large-scale national & international events, project manages the delivery of a number of luxury publications in the UK & UAE, providing first class service to his clients. Educated at university level & well travelled, he has begun his career in the medical profession to then start his creative profession in Events, Marketing & Publishing. Thiago is very engaged with international development projects and is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish & English.
+44 794 383 9783
+44 20 7121-5060
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