Real Estate Investment Director,
Diofa Asset Management
Balázs Czifra has over fourteen years of experience in international real estate market in not only advisory but also in developers' environment. He became familiar with the fields of sales, valuation and property management in Hungary and in the CEU countries. Balázs joined to DTZ again in 2011, after being the managing director of SEGRO (flexible business space developer company) in Hungary and the EU Trade director at the same time. Before this he worked 9 years for DTZ, where he dealt with the Industrial real estate advisory department of Hungary, and then helped establishing the CEU advisory department. Balázs currently leads the Hungarian expert group of DTZ, covering 8 fields of business from agency to property operations. Balázs is responsible for the DTZ's high level of services, the strategic leading of the company, and the appropriate services of the international clients. Balázs has been a member of the RICS since 2001, and regular lecturer of conferences and university lectures.
Paul gained 13 years of experience in urban planning, working for Budapest Planning Office. He has spent more than 25 years in the property market as real estate valuer and advisor. This period also included a 5 years period when he worked for a development company as a development director. He has been a member of MAISz since 1991. He was elected as a professional associate of RICS in 2000.
Zsolt Darvas, a Hungarian citizen, is Resident Scholar at the Brussels-based think-tank ‘Bruegel’ (Brussels European and Global Economic Laboratory) since 2009. He is also Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Associate Professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Research Advisor of the Argenta Financial Research Group in Budapest. Before that, he worked at the research unit of the Central Bank of Hungary (1994-2005) where he served as Deputy Head during 2001-2005. He had visiting researcher positions at the Bank of Finland, Deutsche Bundesbank, De Nederlandsche Bank, Stockholm School of Economics and Bruegel, and worked for research projects of the European Commission, the OECD and the World Bank. Zsolt Darvas holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Corvinus University of Budapest, where, among other institutions, he teaches courses in Econometrics since 1994. His research interests include macroeconomics, international economics, and time series analysis. His current works focus on policy issues, such as the euro-area governance reform, the reform of the international monetary system, or the future of Eastern Europe’s growth model.
Round Hill Ventures
<p style="text-align:start; text-indent:0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width:0px"><span style="font-size:small"><span style="color:#222222"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><span style="font-style:normal"><span style="font-variant-ligatures:normal"><span style="font-variant-caps:normal"><span style="font-weight:400"><span style="letter-spacing:normal"><span style="orphans:2"><span style="text-transform:none"><span style="white-space:normal"><span style="widows:2"><span style="word-spacing:0px"><span style="background-color:#ffffff"><span style="text-decoration-style:initial"><span style="text-decoration-color:initial">Yasmina is an investor at Round Hill Ventures, a global VC firm investing in companies disrupting the built environment. Yasmina brings a blend of expertise to the firm from entrepreneurship (co-founder of a gaming startup), to real estate investment and operations ($400m portfolio), to technology management consulting advising FTSE 100 companies. She holds an MBA with concentrations in finance and private equity from London Business School, and law degrees from Australia.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p>
Head of EMEA Industrial and Logistics Agency,
Tim provides detailed property advice in connection with the sale, acquisition and letting of business space, concentrating in the South West of England. In his role Tim gives strategic advice for various clients including large multi nationals, investment funds and major development companies.
With over 25 years experience Tim has an intimate knowledge of the industrial property market in the South West and has been involved in many projects dealing with the identification of development opportunities, subsequent land acquisitions, scheme design, investment funding and property disposal.
More recently he has been appointed as the Colliers Head of the Industrial & Logistics team for Europe, Middle East and Africa, co-ordinating the efforts of colleagues across 20 different countries.
Tim also heads up the Colliers Bristol Office managing a team of 50 surveyors covering 16 different disciplines.
Managing Director & Head of Capital Markets CEE,
Luke oversees Colliers International's businesses and Capital Markets teams across Central Europe. He has been with Colliers for over 10 years and 15 years in the industry, having worked in North America, Europe and the Middle East. He has extensive expensive in both real estate and corporate acquisitions and dispositions. In addition to his experience within Colliers, Luke has overseen the asset management and acquisitions/dispositions for one the largest private family offices in the Middle East.
De Cillia Albert
HETA Asset Resolution GmbH
De Cillia Albert
de Goeij Stefan
Head of Property Management,
<p>Stefan joined CTP in August 2010 after earning his degree in Real Estate Management at The Hague University in the Netherlands. Stefan is in charge of all park & property management activities required by the CTP group portfolio of properties covering over 5 million m2. The main focus of Stefan’s park & property management team is tenant satisfaction, sustainability and innovation. In parallel, Stefan is in charge of operations in Czech Republic, and serves as key account manager for Deka Immobilien, which acquired ownership at the end of 2018 of 430,000 m2 of CTP’s industrial portfolio in the Czech Republic, for which CTP will remain as Property Manager for the ensuing 10 years. Stefan is an active Member of the Board for RICS in the Czech Republic.</p>
Stefan de Goeij
James is recognised as one of the leading thought leaders on the future of the real estate market. His role as the Co-Founder of Unissu, the global leader of PropTech data, information and resources, means he has an unrivalled perspective on global PropTech trends. As a result, he is a much sought-after speaker on the future of the property industry both in terms of how people and companies in the sector should adapt to facilitate change.
Head of Valuation,
Barbora Dermeková joined the Slovak JLL team in 2013. She is responsible for valuations and appraisals of all types of commercial and residential properties owned by local and international investors, developers and banks. Barbora graduated from the University of Economics in Bratislava and continued her education at the University of Glasgow, where she obtained a Master´s Degree in Real Estate. Since 2015, Barbora is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. She became the first ever recipient of the Chris H. Bennett CEE Memorial Award, which rewards a significant display of professionalism by a successful RICS candidate in the CEE region.
Deputy Head of Department - Real Estate Finance International,
Raiffeisen Bank International AG
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