Hubert Abt has been working in the real estate industry for over 30 years. He worked as a developer and later in the land banking sector and provided equity and Mezzanine capital for various real estate projects. In 2013 he founded NEW WORK Offices in Budapest, which provides various flexible office solutions. Since then he developed the business model further and grew the company to today 16 locations in 3 countries with approx. 43.000 sqm which brings NEW WORK Offices in the top 3 list in CEE. Hubert now leads the company as CEO while focusing on investor relations and developing new products like NEW WORK´s Franchise Package or The Digital Office Pass of workcloud24 where he acts as Founder and CEO as well.
Irina Albu, a real estate professional with over 12 years` experience, is Sales Manager at Cordia Romania, member of Futureal Group, one of the largest real estate developers in Central and Eastern Europe. Irina started her career in residential sales at Cordia in 2007, following five years of experience as Key Account Manager for Perfetti Van Melle, a manufacturer and distributor of sweets. Before rejoining the Cordia team in 2019, Irina successfully collaborated with Coldwell Banker Moșilor, a real estate consultancy company that later became SVN Romania. Irina coordinates the sales of Cordia`s projects in Romania. The company recently launched sales for the apartments in the second phase of the Parcului20 residential project in Expoziției area, North Bucharest and has a pipeline of 2,000 apartments on medium-term.
CEO & Co-Founder,
Marton is the co-founder and CEO of UP2VR, a proptech startup specializing in 21st century architectural visualization solutions. By custom-creating interactive and immersive property walkthroughs in virtual reality, UP2VR took on a bold mission to create new and better tools for property developers to create a deeper connection between projects and investors, as well as next-generation marketing tools to spark the interest of potential buyers. The team behind UP2VR has also recently launched GRID, a startup supplying hyper reality games for escape rooms all around the world.
International Partner, Head of Capital Markets CEE,
Cushman & Wakefield
Jeff Alson joined Cushman & Wakefield’s growing Central and Eastern European Capital Markets team in 2016. Jeff is based in Prague and is part of the CE leadership team together with James Chapman. He is a Partner with the Firm as of 1st January 2016.
Jeff has 18 years of Real Estate experience including 12 years working in Central and Eastern Europe. He has held investment positions in CBRE in CEE and acted as principle in his capacity as Investment Acquisitions Director at Orco Property Group and Fund Manager at 3C Real Estate investment Management.
During this period Jeff has originated, executed or advised on ca. EUR 3 Billion of transactions across 5 countries. Including all major asset types and structures.
Jeff graduated from the Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom (MSc.) and is Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) since 2000.
<p>Romulus is just 50 years old out of which 23 years he has professionally devoted to the Romanian banking system. He went through the trading desk in Treasury, he was Branch Manager, Head of the Corporate Automotive unit, Head of Corporate Banking and Head of Structured Finance for different local and subsidiaries of international banks. Banca Transilvania, his current employer, is now the largest bank in Romania by assets.</p>
Andrejsek Tomáš B.
Business Development Manager,
Tomáš has been in the field of Interior design since 1998. Last decade he represented the company Elan Interior, active in the field of commercial interiors with a focus on the office environment. Tomáš always focused on interiors from its behavioural point of view and is known for his professional and educational activities in the field of trends in the working environment. Since 2020 Tomáš joined the university centre for applied science - UCEEB, where he develops its business activities, and also evolves his knowledge of the working environment. Besides his business activities, Tomáš has led Czech Green Building Council as the Chairman of the Board for last five years.
Tomáš B. Andrejsek
Codrin is running the Property and Facility Management Division in Global Vision, as Executive Director. He has accumulated experience in corporate, office, residential and retail clients, covering surfaces of more than 1.000.000 sqm. He has graduated the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Building Services in Iasi and he believes in the people behind the positions, considering that the true added value services come from understanding each individual professional need.
Workplace Solutions and Project Management Associate,
Colliers International Croatia
Nikola joined Colliers in 2016 a Workplace Solutions and Project Management Associate focused on providing support in the field of office and retail development projects.
In 2016 he was awarded the title and trademark of an authorized architect, and at the age of 27 he was entered into the Chamber of Architects as the youngest architect in the history of the Chamber.
During his studies, he participated in several projects and in 2013 due to the project to build a private hospital in Baku, Azerbaijan, he found the architectural bureau which he leads today.
Today, the office of OCD Architects has 5 architects and many professional associates. Since its inception, the office has made over 60 projects, different typologies and uses. Apart from developing projects in the last two years, the office specializes in co-operating with clients of high status, and apart from architectural and interior projects, they develop comprehensive project management and project management from the first draft to the occupation.
In the past two years, the list of clients and associates includes many renowned companies such as Electrolux, KPMG, Colliers International, Medikol Grupa, Q-Software, Qarachay Holding (Azerbaijan) and numerous private clients.
Founder & Managing Partner,
Eric has over 22 years of experience in the real estate sector, principally as a developer and investor. He is a US national and spent the majority of the last 15 years in Europe, initially investing in Belgium, Germany, and the Slovak Republic. Eric has completed over €1 billion of real estate transactions throughout US and Europe.
In the 1990s, he founded and built the Gnome Group Inc into one of the most advanced data centre developers across the US and Europe. In 1999, Eric partnered with Morgan Stanley Real Estate Funds and served as Chairman and CEO of Metronexus, a real estate investment platform investing $300 million in 300,000 square metres of real estate in the US and Europe.
In 2002, he launched and built Bifrost Investment Group (predecessor to Revetas Capital) into a leading CEE investment and asset manager.
Since 2009, he has actively developed a platform to restructure and recapitalise distressed real estate in CEE. By early 2013, Eric successfully restructured and recapitalised over €200 million of debt leading to the formation of Revetas Capital.
Attard Montalto Peter
Executive Director and Senior Emerging Markets Economist and Strategist,
Attard Montalto Peter
Head of Capital Markets Czech Republic and Lead Director CEE,
As Head of Capital Markets for the Czech Republic and Lead Director for Central and Eastern Europe, Mike oversees a team of more than 30 capital markets experts across CEE. His responsibilities include setting overall business development strategy for JLL's capital markets activities in CEE and the Czech Republic specifically, working closely with local and regional teams. Mike brings to JLL more than 30 years of experience in international real estate consulting, including 13 years in Central Europe during which he was involved in some of the highest profile transactions across the region.
Property Forum is a leading event hub in the CEE real estate industry with nearly 10 years of experience. We organise conferences, business breakfasts and workshops focused on real estate, in London, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest, Bratislava and Prague, amongst other locations.