Jesus Villar Candel

Jesus has more than 27 years of experience in Real Estate business and consulting. He started his career directing the Iberia region (Spain and Portugal) for industries related to the Oil industry. Later on, Jesus has been former CEO of different companies related to Real Estate, and acted as advisor for Spanish Banks in CEE regions. In addition, Jesus developed his own personal portfolio, acquiring several properties. His work entailed managing assets with a value of ca. 1 billion euros. Jesus is a family man who loves travelling and skiing in his spare time.

Rhys has been leading and owning a variety of real estate companies with a focus on Eastern Europe since the early age of 27. He founded the Celtic Property Group including the entity which was eventually listed on the Polish stock exchange. Celtic Property today is privately owned and has over 700 tenants. He was also involved in the formation of Savills, IOG, M7, and PrzechowamyWszystko in CEE. Rhys speaks Polish, English, Norwegian as well as his native Welsh, and loves to kayak and ski with his family in Norway.

He successfully established companies in supply chain optimization, real estate, trading, digitalization and outsourcing. With over 20 years of cross-industry experience in those fields, he is a sought business angel and interview partner. He is operating internationally, with a strong focus on Poland, Germany, CEE and Middle East.

Marc loves travelling, good food and a perfect glass of wine.