Over 5 billion EUR businesses managed by women in Romanian Real Estate. With the beginning of the year having brought new promotions in the market, we list below 10 of the most powerful profiles in the industry:
Skanska’s commercial development unit in CEE announced in early February the appointment of Aurelia Luca as Managing Director for Skanska Property Romania. She also became a permanent member of Skanska CEE’s commercial development unit Management Team.
Aurelia has over 16 years’ experience in the real estate market. She started in Skanska Property Romania in 2012, where she held the position of Leasing Manager, and from 2016 to 2017 as Country Director.
In her previous roles, Aurelia was fully committed to successfully delivering, leasing and divesting the Green Court Bucharest office complex, strengthening Skanska`s position in the northern part of the city with the Equilibrium project, and leading the way as Skanska entered a new sub-market with the Campus 6 development.
SILVIANA PETRE BADEA
JLL has appointed Silviana Petre Badea as managing director of its Romanian business, based in Bucharest, beginning with March 2017.
Silviana joined JLL at the start of 2015 to lead its capital markets business in Romania. During this time, she has spearheaded the expansion and evolution of the team and services offered to clients, with JLL continuing to enjoy the largest market share of capital markets transactions in the country.
JLL Romania is one of the top real estate consultancy firms in Romania, serving big institutional clients. The company was recently involved in the sale of Radisson Blu Hotel in Bucharest, assisting Elbit Imaging during one of the biggest investment transactions last year.
She is the Chief Financial Officer and a member in the Board of Directors of NEPI Rockcastle, the leading retail property investment and development group in CEE.
She has joined NEPI in February 2012 and was appointed CFO in February 2015. Following the merger between NEPI and Rockcastle, Mirela was appointed CFO for the new entity beginning with May 2017. She has graduated with a finance degree from Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chamber of Financial Auditors of Romania (CAFR).
Prior to joining NEPI, she was senior manager at PwC, where she spent eight years performing audit assignments in Romania, Slovenia and India. She has 15 years of accounting, auditing and financial experience.
She is Commercial Director for Globalworth, the leading office investor in Central and Eastern Europe. The company founded by Greek business man Ioannis Papalekas is today the biggest office owner, with assets totaling 1.8 billion EUR.
Ema’s real estate career spans over 16 years, beginning with Victoria Holding and continuing with BOB Development and Upground. In her current role, she is part of the management team, responsible for frontline liaison with potential occupiers and letting agents.
P3, one of Europe’s leading logistics property investor-developers, promoted last year Sinziana Pardhan to the role of Country Head in Romania. Pardhan, who was previously Acquisitions Director for P3 in Romania, took over from Blake Horsley, who has become P3’s Group Development Director.
Sinziana oversees the company’s continuing expansion in Romania, a market that P3 believes has great potential due to strong economic growth and increasing importance in Europe’s manufacturing supply chain. With extensive experience in investments, acquisitions and disposals, she had previously spent nine years working at real estate consultancy Colliers.
P3 has a total of 370,000 sq. m in 14 warehouses in P3 Bucharest and another 100,000 sq. m of land which allow future expansion. Located just 13 km from the city center, the park is on the city ring road, which provides easy access to all six Bucharest districts, Henri Coanda International Airport (22 km away) and the A2 motorway. P3 is looking to expand in Bucharest as well as central and western parts of the country.