Jonathan is the CEO and Co-Founder of Europi. He was previously a Principal in Blackstone’s European real estate private equity group since 2015. Before Blackstone, Jonathan was a Senior Associate at Goldman Sachs and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley, focusing on derivatives structuring. Jonathan received a BSc in Economics with First Class Honours from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and a Master (MDesS) in Real Estate & the Built Environment from Harvard University GSD. He is an active Member of the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Board and is also a Board Member of Capital Park S.A. in Poland.
Emmeli has been CFO of Europi since it was founded in 2019. In addition to Europi, Emmeli serves as Board Member of AVY Finans AB, a PropTech company focusing on digitalizing residential real estate. Prior to Europi Emmeli spent 14 years building companies within the tech and real estate industries. Emmeli has studied Finance and Management at Stockholm University.
CFO & COMPANY SECRETARY
Jonas is an Investment Director at Europi and has been with the company from the start. Prior to joining Europi, Jonas worked in the EMEA real estate investment banking division of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, based in London since 2017. Previously, Jonas worked in Deutsche Bank’s M&A and corporate finance team in Frankfurt as well as Allianz Capital Partners’ direct infrastructure investment team in Munich. Jonas holds a BSc in General Management from EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht.
Arthur is an Investment Manager at Europi and has been with the company from the start. Prior to Europi, Arthur was a Senior Underwriter & Loans Manager at Aspen Bridging Limited. Arthur started his career working at STJ Advisors, a leading independent ECM advisory firm in Hong Kong. Arthur holds a BSc in International Management (China) with Chinese Language from SOAS University of London.
Johan is an Investment Manager at Europi and also leads ongoing business development. Prior to Europi, Johan focused on residential real estate at Brunswick Real Estate Ventures and Hembla (previously ‘D. Carnegie’). Before this he was an Associate at the Boston Consulting Group. Johan holds a BSc and MSc in Accounting and Financial Management from Stockholm School of Economics.
INVESTMENT MANAGER & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
James is Asset Management Director at Europi, working closely with local operating partners to create value across the investment portfolio. Prior to joining Europi, James worked as Head of Asset Management for Elite Partners Capital, establishing the UK-based management operations, including managing the c. 150 UK assets held by the Singapore listed Elite Commercial REIT. Previously, James worked as Asset Management Director – North at Telereal Trillium, the largest privately owned property company in the UK. James holds a BSc (Hons) in Land Management from the University of Reading, and qualified as a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) in 2004.
ASSET MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR
Andrea is an Investment Manager focused on PropTech investments. Andrea is also a Board Member of queue-management platform, Dibz. Prior to Europi, Andrea has worked with residential real estate development and PropTech investments at Brunswick Real Estate Ventures. She has also worked as a Venture Capital Analyst at Northzone. Andrea holds a BSc and MSc in Business and Management from Stockholm School of Economics.
INVESTMENT MANAGER PROPTECH
Dorottya is a Finance Director at Europi. Prior to Europi, Dorottya held various senior finance roles in practice and industry across a variety of accounting functions in Ireland and the United Kingdom. She started her career in audit at a Big Four accounting practice and later specialised in financial reporting advisory. Dorottya is a qualified chartered accountant (ACA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin.
Elin is a Group Financial Controller at Europi. Prior to Europi, Elin worked as an Audit Associate at Ernst & Young focusing on larger public companies. Elin holds an MSc in Accounting and Financial Management from Uppsala University.
GROUP FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Matilda is an Executive Assistant & Office Manager at Europi. Prior to Europi, Matilda worked as a Team Coordinator within the Internal Audit Department at the London office of Hutchinson Whampoa Europe, a multinational conglomerate. Matilda has studied courses in Geography, Film, Sociology and Media at Santa Monica College.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT & OFFICE MANAGER
Board of Directors
Willem is Co-Founder and Chairman of Europi, as well as Chairman of the Board of AVY Finans AB (a PropTech company focusing on digitalizing residential real estate). Prior to this Willem was founder and CEO at Panopticon, a data visualisation software company. Willem is a graduate of the Stockholm School of Economics.
Willem De Geer
Jacob is owner and Board Member of Bergsundet (a family group of companies active in long-term commercial real estate and residential development in Sweden, previously also Germany and Switzerland) as well as Board Member of Family Business Network, Sweden. Prior to this Jacob was Partner and Senior Vice President at Gylling Optima Batteries. Jacob holds a BSc in Marketing and Finance from the American College of Switzerland.
Pelayo is Executive Partner of Kefren Capital Real Estate and Managing Director of Kefren Capital, a Private and Public equity investor. Pelayo has also been Chairman of Norfin Inversiones Inmobiliarias, Spanish affiliate of a Portuguese Real Estate Fund Manager. Prior to investing and managing Real Estate investments, Pelayo worked for Citigroup as Director of Commercial and Investment Banking. Pelayo graduated in law and business at ICADE E-3, and completed an MBA at The Wharton School. He was Chair of the Alumni Board for 9 years and member of the Wharton’s EMEA International Advisory board for another 9, until 2020.
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