Ricardo Martí Fluxá (Non-Executive President) - Independent Director
Mr. Martí Fluxa is President of the Spanish Association of Real Estate Consulting Companies (ACI), of the Spanish Association of Defense, Security, Aeronautics and Space Technologies (TEDAE) and Director of Liteyca.
He was Secretary of State for Security in the Spanish Government from 1996 to 2000. As a member of the Spanish Diplomatic Career, he held various posts abroad and finally that of Head of Protocol and Activities of His Majesty King's Household.
In the private sector, he was, among other positions, President of Industria de Turbo Propulsores, S.A. (ITP), President of Marco Polo Investments, Director of Grupo Tomás Pascual, Member of the Advisory Board of the investment bank Arcano Capital, Director of Ibersecurities, Director of the technology firm IKUSI and member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Caja de Ahorros y Monte de Piedad de Navarra. He has also been member of the Governing Board and Secretary of the Fundación Pro Real Academia Española and Chairman of the Royal Board of Trustees of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía.
He is currently Chairman of the Tomás Pascual Institute for Nutrition and Health, Chairman of the Ankaria Foundation and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Juan March Foundation.
Mr. Martí Fluxá holds a law degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid, studied at the Diplomatic School and is a member of the Madrid Bar Association.
Currently he is the Chairman of the Appointments and Reumuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Control Committee and of the Land Investment Committee
He is President of the Board of Directors since the 8th March 2017.
Borja Garcia-Egotxeaga Vergara - Executive DIrector
Borja has extensive experience in the field of residential development, project management in real estate and industrial sector and strategic business planning.
In June 2016 he joined Neinor Homes as Technical Director of the Northern area, from the developer company Construcciones Gerrikabeitia where he carried out technical management and construction tasks for the group's developments, urban management, land acquisition and sale, planning and general business supervision.
Previously, during his first professional stage he was linked to the industrial world in the company Befesa Zinc part of Abengoa Group, where he led the continuous improvement of processes and the environmental situation of the company as Deputy Production and Technical Director, also being responsible for external relations, various management systems and benchmarking with other group factories distributed throughout Europe.
He has also been member of the board of directors of companies such as Abengoa, Sondika Zinc and Zindes and collaborator of Aclima and Eurometaux based in Brussels.
After graduating from a High School in the USA, Borja studied Industrial Engineering at the Higher School of Industrial Engineers of Bilbao and holds a master's degree in Business Administration INSIDE from the University of Deusto.
Borja is a member of the Board of Directors with the position of CEO since April 8, 2019; and member of the Land Investment Committee.
Aref H. Lahham - Proprietary Director
Aref H. Lahham is Executive Chairman and Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers and is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee. Based in Orion’s London offices, he serves as Orion’s Chief Investment Officer, setting strategy and leading Orion’s acquisition team and investment activities, as well as directing asset management activities in a significant number of Orion’s investments.
Mr. Lahham has 36 years of experience in real estate investment and development in the United States and Europe. Prior to forming Orion in 1999, he was a Managing Director of LaSalle Partners, which he joined in 1992 and directed its operations and investment activities in France.
Before working for LaSalle Partners, Mr. Lahham was a Project Manager for SEGECE (a subsidiary of BNP group), a French shopping center developer based in Paris. Previously, Mr. Lahham was an International Project Manager and Design Engineer in New York with the structural engineering consulting Leslie E. Robertson Associates.
Previously, he was also a member of the Board of Directors and the Strategic Committee of the French listed real estate company, Société Foncière Lyonnaise.
Mr. Lahham holds a B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, an M.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University where he served on the Board of the School of Engineering, and an MBA from INSEAD.
Currently he is the Chairman of the Land Investment Committee of Neinor Homes since 12nd December 2019.
He is a member of the Board of Directors since 12nd December 2019.
Juan Pepa - Proprietary Director
Juan Pepa is one of the two founding partners of Stoneshield Investment Funds and currently serves as co-head of the firm.
Previously, he worked at Lone Star Funds (from 2008 to 2017) where he was appointed partner and responsible for sourcing, underwriting Real Estate, structuring; also having ongoing oversight of over €10 billion in real estate asset and debt investments across Europe.
During this time, Juan was involved in multiple investments in various asset classes such as office, retail, hotel, residential and industrial assets located in several countries including Spain, Germany, UK, Netherlands, France, Belgium and Switzerland. In addition, during his last years at Lone Star, he led the firm's investment in Spain and Portugal.
Prior to joining Lone Star, Juan worked in Citigroup's global special situations team.
Juan is a graduate of the Universidad de San Andrés (Buenos Aires) and holds an MBA from Babson College in Massachusetts.
He is a member of the Board of Directors as of April 13, 2022. He was also a Director of the Company from May 14, 2015 until December 5, 2019.
Mr. Pepa is a member of the Land Investment Committee of Neinor Homes.
Anna M. Birulés Bertran - Independent Director
Ms. Birulés is Vice President, Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Executive and Investment Committee of Grupo Pelayo, Mutua de Seguros y Reaseguros a Prima Fija. She is also an Independent Director, Chairman of the Compensation and Nominating Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Committee of Banco Mediolanum, and Chairman, Independent Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee and member of the Compensation and Nominating Committee of Enerside Energy.
Likewise, at both Banco Mediolanum and Neinor Homes, she has been Chairman of the Audit Committee, leaving the Chairmanship in both cases due to the expiration of her term of office. She is a member of several corporate advisory boards.
She is former Minister of Science and Technology of the Spanish Government, former General Secretary of Banco Sabadell and former Vice President of Renta Corporación. With a Ph.D. in Economic Sciences, she began her professional activity in the Department of Industry and Energy of the Generalitat of Catalonia and was General Director of the Information and Business Development Center (CIDEM), as well as President of the Consortium for the Commercial Promotion of Catalonia (COPCA). She was CEO of Retevisión (now owned by Cellnex and Vodafone groups), from where she led the expansion process of the telecommunications operator and its subsidiaries (now owned by Orange).
She has been Director of companies from various sectors and geographies. She is a member of the Circle of the Entrepreneurs and the Business Circle. She is closely related to the leading Business Schools; IESE of which she chairs Finaves, the international center to fostering initiatives through seed capital, and Esade, of which she is member of its Professional Advisory Board.
She is currently Chairwoman of the Audit and Control Committee and a member of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee of Neinor Homes.
She is a member of the Board of Directors since the 8th March 2017.
Van J. Stults - Proprietary Director
Mr. Van J. Stults is a Managing Director and a Founding Partner of Orion Capital Managers and is a member of the Firm’s Investment Committee.
Mr. Stults has 43 years of experience in real estate investment management. Prior to forming Orion in 1999, Mr. Stults was a member of the Board of Directors of LaSalle Partners (now “JLL”), Managing Director, member of the Operating Committee and head of European investment activities.
Mr. Stults joined LaSalle Partners in 1984. Prior to LaSalle Partners, he was Assistant Treasurer of Lane Industries, a privately held U.S. family owned conglomerate, and prior to Lane Industries, he was Commercial Banking Officer at the First National Bank of Chicago.
Mr. Stults is a member of the Pension Real Estate Association and is a Global Governing Trustee of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Stults holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Claremont McKenna College and MBA in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
He is a member of the Board of Director since the 22nd of October, 2019.
Also he is currently member of the Boards of Appointment and Remunerations Committee, Land Investment, and Audit and Control Committee of Neinor Homes.
Alfonso Rodés Vilà - Independent DIrector
Mr. Rodés is the President of Havas Group Media, President of Havas Group Spain and Director of Havas S.A., a multinational media company which is part of the Vivendi Group and has over EUR 4 billion of market capitalization.
Previously, Mr. Rodés was CEO of Media Planning Group (“MPG”). MPG was a company controlled by the Rodés family that merged with Havas in 2001. Mr. Rodés joined MPG in 1996 as Head of Corporate Development, from where he led the group's expansion into Latin America, North America and Asia. He previously developed his professional career in private banking. Mr. Rodés is a Director of Havas S.A. since June 19, 2012. Additionally, he participates in other boards of investment vehicles controlled by the Rodés family.
He is currently a member of the Audit and Control Committee and of the Appointments and Remuneration Committee of Neinor Homes.
He is a member of the Board of Directors since the 8th March 2017.
Felipe Morenés Botín-Sanz de Sautuola - Proprietary Director
Felipe Morenés Botín-Sanz de Sautuola is a founding partner of Stoneshield Capital. Previously, he was a director at Lone Star, where he was involved in the fund's investment operations in Europe. Since 2013, he was responsible for the analysis, structuring and supervision of several debt and equity investments. Prior to joining Lone Star, he spent 5 years as an Associate Director at UBS Investment Banking and UBS Credit Structuring Desk in London. During his experience at UBS, he advised on M&A, capital raising and structured finance transactions for banks and hedge funds.
Mr. Morenés holds a BA in Political Science and Economics from Georgetown University.
He is currently a member of the Audit and Control Committe, Appointment and Remunerations Committee and of the Land Investment Committee of Neinor Homes.
He is a member of the Board of Directors since the 14th May 2015.
Mr. Morenés was reclassified from Independent Director to Proprietary Director on January 26th, 2022, the date on which the Appointments and Remuneration Committee approved his change in status and which was subsequently ratified by the Board based on article 529 duodecies of the Capital Companies Law.
Andreas Segal - Independent Director
Mr. Segal has over 22 years of experience in the Real Estate sector. He was a member of the Board of Directors of several listed companies in this sector, among others, Buwog Group, Deutsche Wohnen and GSW Immobilien.
Mr. Segal holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from University of Berlin FU (Germany) and a Law Degree. He also has an Advanced Management Program (AMP) from Harvard Business School (Boston, USA).
He is an independent non executive member of the Board of Directors since February 27th, 2019.
Mr Segal is a member of the Land Investment Committee of Neinor Homes.
Silvia López Jimenez - Secretary of the Board of Directors
Silvia is partner of the real estate department of the law firm Roca Junyent and has more than 15 years of professional experience in real estate, corporate legal counsel, corporate governance, compliance and social responsibility as General Counsel and Secretary of the Board.
Prior to joining Fieldfisher she served as General Counsel at Neinor Homes, S.A., Legal Manager in the Transactions department of the Company for the Management of Assets arising from the Restructuring of the Banking System (SAREB), General Counsel for Spain and Portugal at Virgin Active, senior associate and associate in the Real Estate departments of the law firms DLA Piper and Garrigues, respectively.
She teaches real estate law in several master’s programmes at the Instituto de Empresa, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, ISDE and the Centro Universitario Cardenal Cisneros and holds a law degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and a master’s in Business Law from the Centro de Estudios Garrigues.