by Property Forum | Career

RICS has recently appointed a new Chair to represent the Polish Advisory Board. Seweryna Afanasjew MRICS is a real estate executive focused on commercial portfolio asset management, corporate strategic facilities management and digital transformation in real estate.


Seweryna has been working for major international financial institutions like Citibank and Santander and real estate funds.  She gained also experience in project management at big industrial development projects (Refinery Revamp, LPG terminal construction), in the telco industry and building up technology startup for real estate solutions. She is a mentor for young woman in real estate, RICS certified mediator and RICS assessor. Since 2017 she is a member of the RICS World Europe Board, previously board member of IFMA Poland and the RICS Poland Board.  Seweryna is a leader and expert in the real estate area publishing articles and being a regular conference speaker for different European events.

Seweryna Afanasjew

Seweryna Afanasjew

Board Member
RICS World Europe Board

Real estate senior executive with broad commercial CEE real estate market knowledge. Expert in real estate fund and asset management as well as in corporate strategic facilities management with experience gained from global companies like Citibank and Liberty Global. She has wide expertise in commercial real estate portfolio management (office, retail, logistic); preparing and implementing real estate strategy for organization; introducing organizational process improvements, implementing real estate innovations and proptech solutions, big teams management and documented cost optimization with savings up to 30%. Professional Member of RICS (MRICS) World European Regional Board; Polish Licensed Property Manager and Licensed Real Estate Agent. RICS Accredited Mediator. IFMA member and previous IFMA Poland Chapter Board Member. More »

The full Polish Advisory Board:

  • Jaroslaw Bator MRICS Chief Operations Officer at Resi4Rent
  • Kinga Barchon MRICS Partner |Real Estate Team Leader |Commercial Disputes Team Leader
  • Bartosz Dobrowolski Proptech expert, consultant & RICS advisor
  • Krzekotowska, Agnieszka MRICS Partner, Head of Property Management at Colliers International
  • Nigel Wade MRICS Partner, Owner at Real Estate Advisory Company
  • Artur Winnicki, Partner, Reesco sp. z o.o.
  • Maciej Wojcikiewicz MRICS Senior Director Valuation Department at CBR