The Group

The Group

"We connect minds. We connect people. We connect businesses. 

Our task is to help our members strengthen relationships and work together to create bigger and better growth opportunities for the real estate, retail and infrastructure industries."

Henri Alster, global chairman of GRI


Founded in 1998, GRI brings together the major players in the real estate, retail and infrastructure sectors of the world. Through a unique platform, GRI contributes to the construction of privileged relationships and real business opportunities. GRI meetings are made up of group discussions, where all present participate on equal terms, sharing experiences and deepening relations.





GRI Worldwide

GRI is a global club that brings together the most important players of three very critical markets of the global economy: real estate, retail and infrastructure, which also includes sectors such as: investors, developers, banks, land developers, hotel companies, shopping center operators and infrastructure developers.

GRI's mission is to connect the leaders of various markets and contribute to the construction of privileged relationships and real business opportunities. More than 4,000 executives participate annually in our meetings all around the world.

Management

Senior executives by location

Brazil
Guilherme de Mauro - Senior Director
Senior Director
Leonardo Di Mauro - Head of Real Estate Latam
Head of Real Estate Latam
Pedro Nicolau - Global Head of Infrastructure
Global Head of Infrastructure
Melissa Dalla Rosa - Club Director
Club Director
Moisés Cona - Club Director
Club Director
Robinson Silva - Head, Real Estate Brazil
Head, Real Estate Brazil
Patricia Frazatto - Club Director
Club Director
Fernanda Magnabosco - Club Director
Club Director
Giovana Caravetti - Club Manager
Club Manager
Juliano Augusto - Sales Coordinator, Brazil & LatAm
Sales Coordinator, Brazil & LatAm
Kaique Moreira - Club Manager & China Desk
Club Manager & China Desk
Talita Quirino - Club Director
Club Director
Agostina Airaudo - Sales Executive
Sales Executive
Andre Machado - Club Manager Pl
Club Manager Pl
Bruno Ozorio Mesquiari - Sales Executive
Sales Executive
Fabio Brustelo - Key Account Director
Key Account Director
Fábio Farias - Key Account Director
Key Account Director
Kelly Tamaribuchi - Key Account Director
Key Account Director
Marcelo de Souza - Club Manager
Club Manager
Giovanna Carnio - Director, Communications
Director, Communications
Weslei Lemos - Director, Operations
Director, Operations
Izabela Rocha - Manager, Finance
Manager, Finance
Iramaia Beltrame - Talent Development Manager
Talent Development Manager
Europe
Andreas Schönning  - Project Manager
Project Manager
Kirsty Stevens - Head of Projects - UK & Ireland
Head of Projects - UK & Ireland
Loredana Carollo - Club Director, Spain
Club Director, Spain
Neall de Beer - Senior Director
Senior Director
Svetlana Fedosova - Club Director, CEE & Russia
Club Director, CEE & Russia
Victor Martins - Key Account Director
Key Account Director
Fulvia D'Ippolito - Senior Director
Senior Director
Antonin Hebben - Sales Executive
Sales Executive
Kerron Darby - Project Manager
Project Manager
Natalie Ludwig - Sales Executive
Sales Executive
Priya Mathias - Country Head, India
Country Head, India
Rezwana Juhe - Project Manager
Project Manager
Valentina Giovannoli  - Sales Executive
Sales Executive
Attalia Nzouzi - Club Director, France
Club Director, France
Jade Liddell - Club Director, UK
Club Director, UK
Puneet Alag Singh - Club Director, India
Club Director, India
Sarah Robertson - Senior Director
Senior Director
Thiago Alves - Club Director, UK
Club Director, UK
Anubha Garg - Club Director, India
Club Director, India

GRI in numbers

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Henri Alster
henri.alster@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5060
Chairman
GRI Club
Biography:

Henri Alster is the Chairman of the GRI. He previously worked for 25 years as a real estate investment banker, advising or partnering with the likes of Exxon, Whitehall, KLM pension funds, Forest City Enterprises and others across the USA and Europe. He also ran his own investment boutique.

Mr. Alster led Citicorp’s early real estate investment banking efforts in Europe between 1988 and 1994, closing Europe’s two largest land deals on behalf of Exxon and Pechiney.

A Columbia B-School MBA (‘74), Henri is an undergraduate Technion (Israel) Industrial Engineer (‘72). 

He is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and Hebrew, has lived in New York, Paris, London, Brussels and Tel-Aviv and has worked and travelled extensively throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Henri Alster
henri.alster@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5060
Chairman
GRI Club
Biography:

Henri Alster is the Chairman of the GRI. He previously worked for 25 years as a real estate investment banker, advising or partnering with the likes of Exxon, Whitehall, KLM pension funds, Forest City Enterprises and others across the USA and Europe. He also ran his own investment boutique.

Mr. Alster led Citicorp’s early real estate investment banking efforts in Europe between 1988 and 1994, closing Europe’s two largest land deals on behalf of Exxon and Pechiney.

A Columbia B-School MBA (‘74), Henri is an undergraduate Technion (Israel) Industrial Engineer (‘72). 

He is fluent in English, French, German, Dutch and Hebrew, has lived in New York, Paris, London, Brussels and Tel-Aviv and has worked and travelled extensively throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe.

Gustavo Favaron
g.favaron@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5060
CEO
GRI Club
About:

Gustavo Favaron is the CEO dedicated to the Club activities at the GRI. Before that, he worked as a managing director at the GRI. Prior to the GRI Gustavo was the director of the Renewable Energy World Refining Association. In this position, he led the group's activities in Asia and Europe.

Gustavo has an extensive network of relationships. He holds two degrees (Law and Social Sciences) and a master's degree in International Relations, in addition to other courses.

Larisa Kolman
larisa.kolman@globalrealestate.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5063
CFO
GRI Club
Biography:

Larisa Kolman is Chief Financial Officer for the GRI group. She is one of the first GRI employees with a broad mandate. She is ACCA qualified chartered accountant.

Airton Medeiros
airton.medeiros@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Global Vice President
GRI Club
About:

Airton Medeiros is the Global Vice President. He has extensive experience in real estate and infrastructure, having served for eight years in intelligence and strategies for this market. He also has a wide network of relationships and extensive knowledge of funding strategies as well as real estate structuring.

He has a degree in International Relations and an MBA in Management and Strategic Innovation, as well as extension courses at Berkeley University and MIT.

Diego Tavares
diego.tavares@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Managing Director
GRI Club
About:

Diego Tavares is the director of GRI Brazil and leads the production of all meetings of the club in the country. He has also worked at the GRI headquarters in London, where he was the Marketing Manager and worked in organizing events in various parts of the globe.

Before GRI, he went through companies such as Gol Airlines and COC Teaching System. He has a degree in Tourism and has expertise in Marketing and Consumer Behavior from the London School of Marketing.

Guilherme de Mauro
guilherme.demauro@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Senior Director
GRI Club
About:

I have worked for 12 years in the Energy sector, Pharmaceutical, Food, Medical Equipment industries, in Brazil, Latin America and USA.

In these organizations I've conducted over than 150 projects with an investment of about USD 300 million, contributing to the creation of value for the company by cutting cost and increasing revenue.

I'm PMP certified by PMI, having studied in USP, FGV and UNICAMP , specially focuses in Management, Innovation and Enterpreneurship.

Leonardo Di Mauro
leonardo.dimauro@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Head of Real Estate Latam
GRI Club
About:

Leonardo Di Mauro é Head do setor de Real Estate para LATAM, respondendo pela atuação do GRI Club em toda região. Começou sua carreira no CPqD onde atuou por quinze anos, finalizando sua trajetória nesta empresa como diretor comercial do setor de telecomunicações com forte atuação em países como Argentina, Brasil, Colômbia, Chile, México e Uruguai. 

É graduado em Engenharia Civil pela Escola de Engenharia de Lins, com MBA Executivo pela FGV e pós-graduado em Gestão de Projetos pela Universidade São Francisco.

Pedro Nicolau
pedro.nicolau@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Global Head of Infrastructure
GRI Club
About:

Pedro Nicolau is the Global Head of Infrastructure at the GRI and is responsible for coordinating GRI Club Infra activities in Latin America and other locations. He previously worked at Clarion Events, headed Brazil's Transport Infrastructure division, Mobility and Sanitation. He graduated from Unesp with a degree in International Relations.

Melissa Dalla Rosa
melissa.dallarosa@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Club Director
GRI Club
Biography:

Melissa Dalla Rosa é Diretora de Infraestrutura e atua principalmente na expansão do GRI Club Infra na América Latina. Graduada em Comunicação Social – Relações Públicas pela Unisinos (RS), Pós-graduada Publicidade Institucional, Comunicação Multimídia e Organização de Eventos pela Universidade de Florença – Itália, onde viveu por sete anos, está concluindo um MBA em Gestão do Agronegócio pela ESALQ/USP. Possui mais de 10 anos de experiência na área de relações públicas e eventos.

Moisés Cona
moises.cona@griclub.org
+55 11 2888-2311 / +55 11 96695-6107
Club Director
GRI Club
Robinson Silva
robinson.silva@griclub.org
+55 19 3203-0645
Head, Real Estate Brazil
GRI Club
About:

Robinson Silva is a Special Projects Director of GRI Americas and is responsible for the performance of the club’s in housing development and residential. He began his career at Banco Santander. Then he worked at “Banco Itaú” as part of  the Board of Executives attended companies like TAM, Bosch, Nestlé and Gerdau.

He has a degree in Public Relations from ESAMC and graduate course in Marketing from ESPM. He also has done a specialization in Marketing and Project Management.

Patricia Frazatto
patricia.frazatto@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Club Director
GRI Club
About:

Patricia Frazatto is a Special Projects Director of GRI Americas and responds by club activities in the sectors of hotels and Healthcare.

She has extensive experience in marketing and organizing corporate events, having worked for companies such as Chevron and Babolat. She graduated from ESAMC-Campinas with a degree in Business Administration with emphasis in Marketing.

Fernanda Magnabosco
fernanda.magnabosco@griclub.org
+55 19 3203-0645
Club Director
GRI Club
Biography:

Fernanda Magnabosco é Club Director no GRI Club. Com mais de 5 anos trabalhando com incorporação imobiliária tem experiência em vários segmentos do mercado tendo atuado com a gestão de projetos, desenvolvimento de produto e coordenação de equipes em Loteamentos, Residenciais, Corporativos e Logísticos. Formada em Arquitetura e Urbanismo pela Puc-Campinas, teve escritório próprio no Brasil por 4 anos e passou 3 anos em Londres trabalhando para o escritório Clifford Tee + Gale Architects and Surveyors em Londres.

Giovana Caravetti
giovana.caravetti@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Club Manager
GRI Club
Juliano Augusto
juliano.augusto@griclub.org
+55 (17) 98155 7756
Sales Coordinator, Brazil & LatAm
GRI Club
Biography:

Juliano Augusto is a Sales Coordinator (Brazil & Latin America). In this position, he is responsible for developing and boosting the dynamic of the sale’s team based in Campinas and São Paulo by reinforcing the growth strategy of the company and its commercial initiatives. Juliano also oversees the business activities regarding the Real Estate and Infrastructure meetings organized in Brazil and Latin America.

He started his career at GRI Club as a Global Researcher Intern and later was nominated as a Project Executive for Latin America. His professional background also includes experience as a Public Relation intern focused on events organization for University of Campinas and Pontifical Catholic University (PUC-Campinas). Juliano is a senior Public Relations student at PUC-Campinas as well as a former exchange student at University Anáhuac México Norte, in Mexico City, where he was able to deepen his knowledge on Organizational Communication. Additionally, he used to be a member of the Rotary International's leadership programs.

Kaique Moreira
kaique.moreira@griclub.org
+55 (19) 99727 5868
Club Manager & China Desk
GRI Club
Talita Quirino
talita.quirino@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Club Director
GRI Club
About:

Talita Quirino is a GRI Global Club Director working with Real Estate, Infrastructure and Retail companies in relationship strategies and brand positioning. Journalist and lawyer, she is specialist in Politics and International Relations at FESP. After 10 years in the market, she worked in the communication departments in Public Security Department from São Paulo, France Embassy in Brazil, S2Publicom Weber Shandwick and McDonald's. In the event market, she was project manager at Informa Group for two years and GS&MD's sponsorship manager.

Agostina Airaudo
agostina.airaudo@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Sales Executive
GRI Club
Andre Machado
andre.machado@griclub.org
+55 19 3203-0646
Club Manager Pl
GRI Club
Bruno Ozorio Mesquiari
bruno.mesquiari@griclub.org
+55 19 3203 0645
Sales Executive
GRI Club
Fabio Brustelo
fabio.crepardi@griclub.org
+55 19 3203 0645
Key Account Director
GRI Club
Fábio Farias
fabio.farias@griclub.org
+55 19 3203-0645
Key Account Director
GRI Club
About:

Along his 10 years experience with Marketing and Branding, Fabio was in charge of the communication strategy of companies as Burguer King, Maquina de Vendas, Ford, OAS, Salvador City Hall and many others. Graduated in Marketing management through the Catholic University of Salvador with masters in Strategic Leadership though UNIFACS, he is the responsible for GRI's Sponsorship and Magazines commercial strategy and development.

Kelly Tamaribuchi
kelly.naomi@griclub.org
+55 19 3203 0645
Key Account Director
GRI Club
Marcelo de Souza
marcelo.souza@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Club Manager
GRI Club
Giovanna Carnio
giovanna.carnio@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Director, Communications
GRI Club
About:

Giovanna Carnio is the Communications Director of GRI Americas and editor in chief of GRI Magazine. She was the National Communications Manager of Amcham, accountable for publications, social networks and relationship for the press of the entity. She also had periods in companies like PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) and “Banco Santander”.

She has graduated from Unicamp with a degree in economy, as well as a post-graduate in journalism from PUC-Campinas. She also has an MBA in Corporate Communications Management from Aberje (Brazilian Association of Corporate Communication).

Weslei Lemos
weslei.lemos@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Director, Operations
GRI Club
About:

Wesley Lemos is the Director of Operations – GRI, Americas and also responsible for the research department of the club.

Before GRI, he worked in logistics for companies and market research.

Izabela Rocha
izabela.rocha@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Manager, Finance
GRI Club
Iramaia Beltrame
iramaia.beltrame@griclub.org
+55 (19) 3203-0645
Talent Development Manager
GRI Club
Andreas Schönning
andreas.schonning@globalrealestate.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5071
Project Manager
GRI Club
Biography:

Andreas Schonning is a Project Manager responsible for marketing execution and planning for several senior GRI meetings in Asia, Africa & Europe. He previously worked with senior level exhibitions for the world’s leading exhibitions organiser from their Beijing and Shenzhen office. Andreas graduated from the European Business School in London with a master’s degree in Management with International Business.

Kirsty Stevens
kirsty.stevens@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Head of Projects - UK & Ireland
GRI Club
Biography:

Kirsty has seven year’s experience in conference production globally. Her previous role included Conference Producer for RICS, fostering events in Corporate Real Estate, Residential, Industrial and Regional Investments across UK, Middle East and Europe. Kirsty is passionate about industrial and logistics, residential alternatives, distressed Investing, as well as connecting investors and developers with focused discussions in her core markets of the UK and Europe.

Loredana Carollo
loredana.carollo@griclub.org
+ 44 (0)20 7121 5065
Club Director, Spain
GRI Club
Biography:

Loredana Carollo is the Director Andean & Southern Cone and is responsible for the GRI meetings in Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru. She is Venezuelan- Italian and has lived in Caracas, Washington DC, Barcelona and London. Loredana holds a Bachelor of Social Communications from Universidad Santa María in Caracas, her hometown.

Neall de Beer
neall.debeer@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5094
Senior Director
GRI Club
Biography:

Neall De Beer is the Senior Director of GRI Africa and is responsible for GRI meetings across the continent. He is an experienced event professional having previously served across various sectors including Energy and Maritime. He is a journalism graduate from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa. 

Svetlana Fedosova
svetlana.fedosova@griclub.org
+ 44 (0)20 7121 5098 / + 44 (0) 7564 09 7070
Club Director, CEE & Russia
GRI Club
UK
Victor Martins
victor.martins@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5071
Key Account Director
GRI Club
Biography:

Victor Martins works together with GRI Club chapters in all regions, helping to connect consultants and advisers with our members through sponsorships and partnerships. He has extensive experience working internationally, in financial services and UK residential real estate. A fluent Spanish speaker, he graduated from Goldsmiths University of London with a degree in Politics and Economics.

Fulvia D'Ippolito
fulvia.dippolito@griclub.org
+44 20 7121 5072
Senior Director
GRI Club
Biography:

Fulvia is a Senior Director at GRI, with direct responsibility to support GRI’s Club Directors for Italy, Spain, CEE and Russia. She joined GRI in 2014, launching the GRI business in Italy and helping to strengthen GRI’s portfolio in Sub Saharan African markets. She has over 16 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.

Antonin Hebben
antonin.hebben@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Sales Executive
GRI Club
Kerron Darby
kerron.darby@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Project Manager
GRI Club
Natalie Ludwig
natalie.ludwig@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Sales Executive
GRI Club
Priya Mathias
priya.mathias@griclub.org
+91 98339-45086
Country Head, India
GRI Club
Rezwana Juhe
rezwana.juhe@griclub.org
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Project Manager
GRI Club
Valentina Giovannoli
valentina.giovannoli@griclub.org
44 2071215083
Sales Executive
GRI Club
Attalia Nzouzi
attalia.nzouzi@griclub.org
+44 207 121 5076
Club Director, France
GRI Club
Jade Liddell
jade.liddell@griclub.org
+44 (20) 7121 5099
Club Director, UK
GRI Club
Puneet Alag Singh
puneet.alag@griclub.org
+91 95 6024 0659
Club Director, India
GRI Club
Sarah Robertson
sarah.robertson@griclub.org
+44 (0) 207 121 5075
Senior Director
GRI Club
Thiago Alves
thiago.alves@griclub.org
+44 20 7121 5096
Club Director, UK
GRI Club
Anubha Garg
anubha.garg@griclub.org
+91 96198 98682
Club Director, India
GRI Club