Castellana Properties has brought together a strong team of professionals from the real estate sector, with over 100 years of combined professional experience, working exclusively and conscientiously for the company and its shareholders.

Alfonso Brunet Morales-Arce holds a Bachelor in Business Administration with Concentration in Finance from Boston University (1994-98). Since 2017, Alfonso is CEO of Castellana Properties.

Since the beginning of his professional career, Alfonso focused his work in the Real Estate sector. Between 1998 and 2006, he held different positions at CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) until he assumed the position of responsible for logistics and industrial assets. Later, between 2006 and 2017, he led Pradera Management in Spain, in charge of national investments before assuming the position of Managing Director of the Spanish Office. In this position, he furthered his expertise in the Retail sector, among other areas, where he continues to work today as the head of Castellana Properties.

Debora Santamaria holds a Degree in Business Administration from University of Alicante (Spain) with a specialization in Financial Management. With more than 16 years of professional experience, Debora Santamaria began her career in the field of audit and consulting, first in KPMG from 2002 to 2008 and later in PwC until 2014, when she joined Axiare Patrimonio Socimi, S.A. as Financial Director. In October 2018, Debora joined Castellana Properties as CFO.

Debora is Certified Public Accountant, member of the ROAC (Official Registry of Accounting Auditors) and member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). She has an extensive experience in auditing large listed groups, business valuation and due diligence in companies such as Iberdrola Inmobiliaria, Alza Real Estate, Metrovacesa and Acciona, among others.

Holding a Degree in Business Administration from the Universidad de Cadiz, Julio Garcia has over 22 years of experience in the retail and Shopping Centres Real Estate industry. Julio joined Castellana Properties to take the position of Head of Asset Management after 17 years in the retail real estate fund Pradera in an equivalent position.

With a degree in Architecture, Pedro Diaz specialized in Building by the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM). After more than 30 years of experience, most of them in the retail and Shopping Centres Real Estate industry, he joined Castellana Properties in september 2017 to lead the project development area. Previously, Mr. Diaz had worked for various multinationals related to said markets, such as Carrefour or Pradera Asset Management, where he occupied different roles developing and managing technical aspects of the asset portfolio.

Cristina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the Economic and Business University of Zaragoza and her expertise includes having more than 14 years in the marketing industry and excellent knowledge of the industry, including relevant knowledge in marketing and communication plans.

Before joining Castellana, Cristina was working in B/S/H Homeappliances until 2011. Passing through an online marketing agency, Cristina joined Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield where he was more than 7 years. She started in the company as Marketing Manager of Los Arcos SC during the refurbishment project in 2011. After the relaunch, she moved to HQ in Madrid as Digital&Loyalty Manager supervising and managing all the Spanish portfolio. After 2 years, she moved to Communication Manager role, leading all the corporative communication in Spain and the asset portfolio.

Omar has 16 years of real estate experience in the areas of deal making, due diligence, valuations and asset management. Omar has been a part of the Castellana Team for 1 year coming from Vukile investment team where he worked for the last three years. Prior to that he spent time at Investec Bank and the Public Investment Corporation (PIC). He holds an MSc. Real estate finance and investment from the University of Reading and is a professional associated valuer.

Carlos has 12 years experience within Innovation and Digital Transformation areas. He has broad expertise in New Business Strategy, Technology and Change Management.

His entire professional career is linked to retail, working for different companies within the Food & Beverage, Fashion and Wholesale industry for European and Asian markets.

He joined Castellana Properties in May 2022 to build and lead the Innovation area.