Our People

Board of Directors

Clarence Peter

Chairman of the Board

Clarence Peter is an established and experienced lawyer and senior partner at Kellerhals Carrard, where he advises numerous national and international companies on commercial and corporate law.

Simona Terranova

Member of the Board

Simona Terranova is the founder of MT Finance, a Geneva-based company active in regulatory and risk management consulting. Mrs Terranova was previously Director at PWC and subsequently Partner at Deloitte. She has more than 20 years’ experience in auditing.

Yvar Mentha

Member of the Board

Yvar Mentha is one of the Partners of BRP (Bizzozero & Partners), a Swiss and cross-border regulatory consulting firm. Before joining BRP, Mr. Mentha worked for more than 20 years including 15 years in various managerial positions with a major Geneva-based private bank. He is a renowned expert in the institutional field in Switzerland.

Jaume Sabater

Member of the Board & CEO

Jaume Sabater is a former Director at Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A, specialized in real estate and alternative investments, where he was head of real estate and dedicated accounts. He was responsible for the launch of the first Swiss Real Estate SICAV (ERRES).
He studied Business administration at ESADE Business & Law School in Barcelona and obtained a master degree in international management from the Community of European Management Schools both in St Gallen University and ESADE Barcelona.

Founding Partners

Jaume Sabater

Member of the Board & CEO

Jaume Sabater is a former Director at Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild S.A, specialized in real estate and alternative investments, where he was head of real estate and dedicated accounts. He was responsible for the launch of the first Swiss Real Estate SICAV (ERRES).

Joaquin Castellvi

Head of European Acquisitions

Joaquin Castellvi is a former transaction manager with major consultancy firms, investment banks and developers. He was directly involved in transactions totalizing over $ 2.0 billion. Mr Castellvi holds a master’s degree from university of Barcelona and an MBA from Ramon Lull University

Jean Golinelli

Head of Swiss Operations

Jean Golinelli is the former CEO of CB Richard Ellis Switzerland and a former board member of Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate Sicav. He studied Law at the University of Geneva (MBA, LLM, Bar exam).

Group Management

Gregorio Pérez

Head of Spanish Operations & Group Managing Director

Gregorio Pérez is the former Managing Director at Expert Timing Systems, an investment advisory firm in Madrid. Mr Pérez has an engineering and investment finance background with over 17 years experience in the financial services sector. He graduated from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (MSc)

Rui Inacio

Deputy CEO

Rui Inàcio is a former co-manager of Edmond de Rothschild Real Estate SICAV, a Swiss listed real estate fund with over CHF 800 million.
He was a member of the Management Supervision Committee and of the Pension fund real estate committee. He holds a Master’s in Business Management from the University of Geneva.

Yvan Mermod

Chief Financial Officer

Yvan Mermod was previously a Partner at KPMG Switzerland, where he oversaw the Investment Management sector for French speaking Switzerland. He is especially knowledgeable on regulatory requirements and corporate governance (risk management, processes and internal controls).

Rafael Cerezo

Chief Investment Officer

Rafael Cerezo began his career in Barclays Plc and subsequently worked for more than 15 years at M&G Investments. He was based in London as a senior investor and fund manager within M&G’s restructuring and special situations team, most recently as co-head of the business.

James Young

Head of Business Development

James Young has over 20 years of investment management experience. Before joining Stoneweg, he spent six years at Artemis as Head of Sales and previously held senior roles at Thames River Capital and Prudential Financial. James grew up in Switzerland and studied Business and Economics at University of St. Gallen, London School of Economics and Albert Ludwig University Freiburg.

Country Investment Managers

Patrick Richard

Head of US Operations

Patrick Richard started his career in the real estate sector as a founding partner of Procimmo SA, a Swiss regulated real estate asset manager with CHF 2.8 billion under management. During his 12 years with Procimmo SA, he was appointed Chairman of the Board and held this position through 2019. He is a private investor on the US real estate market since 2010. He holds a degree in law with bar examination from the University of Geneva, and is a member of the Swiss Board Institute.

Gregorio Pérez

Head of Spanish Operations & Group Managing Director

Gregorio Pérez is the former Managing Director at Expert Timing Systems, an investment advisory firm in Madrid. Mr Pérez has an engineering and investment finance background with over 17 years experience in the financial services sector. He graduated from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (MSc)

Diana Oblak

Head of Swiss Investments

Diana Oblak previously launched and managed the first international real estate fund for Procimmo and has experience in investment management and acquisitions since 2012. She holds a Bachelor Degree from the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne and a MSc Real Estate from Cass Business School.

Christian Falster

Head of Ireland & UK Investments

Christian Falster is a former Managing Director at ACPI, FBR responsible for financing of private and public equity deals. He is the co-founder and former CEO of asset manager Aros Capital in London. Mr Falster graduated for the University of Colorado, USA and the Royal Naval Academy in Norway.

Michele Greco

Head of Italian Operations

Michele Greco has over 15 years experience in real estate finance. He is a former Executive Director at Nomura International, Milano, overseeing the acquisition and structuration of NPLs and at Lehman Brothers, Milan, where he executed transactions for a total of € 5 billion. Michele Greco holds a MBA from Milan Polytechnic University.

Advisors

Taner Alicehic

Taner Alicehic is the Founder and Managing Director of Real Estate Investment Solutions AG in Zug, a real estate advisory business which structures real estate projects and investment vehicles. Mr Alicehic holds an MA from EPFL, MBA from HEC Geneva and the CIIA.

Fabio Lopez

Fabio Lopez Ceron, Chairman of the Board of Stoneweg Spain and of the Spanish Investment Committee, is the Founder and CEO of Equilibria Capital Management in Geneva, an alternative asset management firm. Mr Lopez holds a BSc from Universidad Pontificia Comillas ICADE in Madrid.

Carlos Ribeiro

Carlos Ribeiro is the Chief Investment Officer of Brainvest Wealth Management, with over 16 years’ experience in the financial markets. Carlos holds a BSc from the University of Paris-Dauphine and CERF (Certified European Financial Analyst) diploma.