NdG is an international multidisciplinary team with the ability to sustain a continuous on-the-ground presence. We cultivate international human capital in the form of technical and operational knowledge, ranging across everything from methodological analysis to creative adaptability.
EDUARD NAVARR0 - CEO
Eduard Navarro, founder and CEO of Net de Gerrers, is an investor and urbanist. Committed to relative value investing in competitive sustainable advantage, Eduard leads the firm’s investment strategies and growth. Prior to Net de Gerrers, Eduard founded a development company in Atlanta and New York dedicated to large master planned developments, achieving complex re-zonings based on a philosophy of sustainable walkable urban projects. During the great recession, Eduard was with EMAAR in Saudi Arabia - tasked with the development of ten square kilometers around the high speed rail station designed by Norman Foster in the gulf’s largest new planned city of KAEC. A native of Valencia, Eduard grew-up in the United States completing undergraduate studies Summa Cum Laude at Georgia Tech in Atlanta and L‘Ecol d’Architecture de la Villette en Paris. Later, at Columbia University in the City of New York, with Bernard Tschumi as Dean, Eduard combined urbanism and finance, graduating with a Masters of Architecture and Masters of Real Estate with a focus on finance.
Regina de Miguel - Director Legal & Compliance
Regina is the Director of the Legal & Compliance area, within the Corporate Services department and coordinates and supervises the legal area of the group, as well as the vehicle companies that constitute the investment funds for which the NdG group provides its services, she also coordinates the divestment area. Regina reports directly to the investment funds, and has 20 years of experience working with construction companies and promoters, holding positions in Legal Counselling and HR management. Regina has a degree in Law, a Masters Degree in Business Legal Advice, a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Valencia and a post-graduate degree in Human Resources from the IESE Business School of the University of Navarra.
Sergio Vera Sanz - Director Corporate Finance
Sergio is the financial and corporate financial director of the firm, overseeing the financial, fiscal and accounting of the invested companies, and controlling the direct financial reporting to investment funds and the treasury and banking management of the group. Sergio holds an executive MBA from the CEU Cardenal Herrera University, a Masters in Auditing Accounts and several international auditing titles including NIAS and IFRS. He has extensive experience in international firms auditing both national companies and multinational groups. Prior to NdG, he worked as a financial manager for a multinational company from its headquarters in the United States.
INVESTMENT & ASSET MANAGEMENT
Ignacio Jiménez de Laiglesia - SENIOR DIRECTOR REAL ESTATE
Ignacio has over 30 years experience in the real estate sector directing different firms as well as his own strategic real estate consulting firm. Ignacio is licensed in law and holds Post-Graduate degrees in Business from IESE (University of Navarra) and Real Estate Management from Harvard University.
Joan Ibañez - DIRECTOR REAL ESTATE
Manager with more than 20 years of experience in positions of responsibility and business management. Specialized in areas of strategic management, general direction, and project coordination. For 10 years he worked at INMOBILIARIA JINMENEZ DE LAIGLESIA as an investment project analyst. Joan was the coordinator of the Real Estate Development Management Program of the Catholic University of Valencia during 7 editions. Subsequently, he has been the Managing Director, for more than 10 years, of ENSANCHE URBANO, a developer, urbanizer and builder of the province of Castellón with important land assets in the northern area of the Province. Joan, has a degree in Business Administration and Management with an MBA from the Escuela Superior de Técnicas Empresariales Aplicadas, ESTEMA, today known as the Universidad Europea de Valencia. He has also studied an Executive Master´s by the Progress and Management Association (APD), the Real Estate Development Management Program (PDDI) by the Catholic University of Valencia, and the International Master in Appraisal Engineering and Appraisal of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He has also taken an Expert Course in Corporate Finance by INEDE. Joan studied the real estate sector at the IESE (University of Navarra) and urban law by the Center for Financial Studies (CEF).In addition, he is a member of the Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
Development Services & Infrastructures
INVESTMENT & ASSET MANAGEMENT
Juan Horno - Director Construction & Infrastructure
Juan has an extensive track record as a contractor in multiple countries, working primarily in the development of roads, railways, and housing amongst others. He has served in various operations and construction supervisory roles in both domestic and foreign markets. He managed a construction portfolio as CEO with projects totalling €300M in one year.
Fernando Pijoan - Director Development & Infrastructure
Fernando has a wide experience in real estate development, as well as strategic advisory & Management for the following industries: Real Estate (Residential, Office, Retail, Hotel, Vacation Homes), Financial Services, Development & Construction, Leisure, Travel & Tourism. Covered Geographies: Western Europe (Spain & United Kingdom), Central & Eastern Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria and Romania), Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Argentina), Northern Africa (Morocco). He specliases in business development, opportunity identification, market entry analysis, project management, strategic assessment, business planning, product & marketing Design, financial modeling, shareholder value diagnosis, market research, and Forecasting.
Venture & Growth Capital
INVESTMENTS & MARKET STRATEGIES
Ben Thomas - Director Ventures
Ben has a proven track record of depth charging brand and digital marketing strategies, for start-ups, VC’s and SME’s, across multiple B2C & B2B industries for over ten years. As a brand, marketing and startup leader, he has worked closely with the founders of large VC's Ventures, media agencias, and multiple startups and SME’s, to ensure that best practice marketing strategies and techniques are created, implemented and executed successfully. Having had his own startup acquired by Milestone PLC pre 2008, Ben has the experience required to nurture and lead teams through MVP, market validation, traction and scaling.
Enrique Lucas - Senior Director
Enrique has a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Valencia, and has developed his professional career entirely within the financial sector. He has been the founder of the Securities and Exchange Firms BETA CAPITAL (1987) AND NORDKAPP INVERSIONES (2003), becoming CEO and President of them both. In addition, he is a member of the Institute of Financial Analysts and the Valencian Business Association (AVE). Enrique currently chairs the group EDICIONES PLAZA S.L. a digital first business news publication also founded by him in 2011.