Top Management

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Borja Garcia-Egotxeaga Vergara (Chief Executive Officer)

Borja has extensive experience in the field of residential development, project management in real estate and industrial sector and strategic business planning.

In June 2016 he joined Neinor Homes as Technical Director of the Northern area, from the developer company Construcciones Gerrikabeitia where he carried out technical management and construction tasks for the group's developments, urban management, land acquisition and sale, planning and general business supervision.

Previously, during his first professional stage he was linked to the industrial world in the company Befesa Zinc part of Abengoa Group, where he led the continuous improvement of processes and the environmental situation of the company as Deputy Production and Technical Director, also being responsible for external relations, various management systems and benchmarking with other group factories distributed throughout Europe.

He has also been member of the board of directors of companies such as Abengoa, Sondika Zinc and Zindes and collaborator of Aclima and Eurometaux based in Brussels.

After graduating from a High School in the USA, Borja studied Industrial Engineering at the Higher School of Industrial Engineers of Bilbao and holds a master's degree in Business Administration INSIDE from the University of Deusto.



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Jordi Argemí García (Deputy CEO and Chief Financial Officer)

Jordi has over 10 years of experience in corporate finance. Before joining Neinor Homes as Chief Financial Officer, Jordi was a Senior Manager at the Corporate Finance-M&A and Debt department of PWC for the Spanish eastern region. During his 7 years at PWC, Jordi advise on over 30 deals with a total value exceeding €4,000 million. Some of the most relevant real estate transactions were the acquisition of Neinor Homes from Kutxabank, the acquisition of Aliseda and the Acquisition of Eurohypo. Prior to PWC, Jordi worked in the Corporate Banking department at Barclays.

Jordi holds a Business Administration Degree and an MBA from ESADE and Warwick Business School.



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Jorge Pepa (Executive Vice President)

Mr. Pepa served as Director of 1810 Capital Investments S.L., a Spanish based entity dedicated to Real Estate and Special Situations Investments, up until joining the Company as an Executive Vice President. He has over 16 years of investment banking experience. He recently worked as Executive Director at UBS Investment Bank in New York, running the Latin America Private Financing Division. He previously served as Vice President at Credit Suisse, New York, where he led the Latin America Client Coverage Team. Prior to this, Mr. Pepa worked in the Emerging Markets Division at Deutsche Bank, New York. Mr. Pepa has a Business Degree from Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires.



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Mario Lapiedra Vivanco (Chief Investment Officer)

Mario has over 10 years of experience in the real estate, both in the investment and in the asset management segment.Before joining Neinor as Chief Investment Officer, Mario led, during three years, the real estate U/W and RE asset management operations for Lone Star at Hudson Advisors in Spain and Portugal. During this period, Mario closed and managed over EUR 5.5bn assets in transactions for Lone Star (Octopus and Lion among others).Prior to Hudson Advisors, Mario was Head of the Valuation and Advisory Area at Knight Frank for a period of 7 years.

Mario holds a Business and Administration Degree from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He is also member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds a Masters in Real Estate Science from Nottingham Trent University. Furthermore, Mario combined his studies with a professional basketball career.



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Gabriel Sánchez Cassinello (Chief Business Officer)

Gabriel has over 10 years of experience in the real estate sector as developer and as a restructuring and strategy advisor. Prior to joining Neinor as Chief Business Officer in April 2015, Gabriel worked at PWC for 5 years and was involved in several real estate transactions, refinancing projects of real estate and development companies, valuations and strategic analysis. Prior to PWC, Gabriel worked at the development and land management department of Reyal Urbis as global coordinator.

Gabriel holds a Degree in Economics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He has completed the Part-Time IE Business School MBA and holds a Master’s Degree in Real Estate Management from the Centro Superior de Edificación. He teaches at the School of Building Engineering of the Polytechnic University of Madrid.



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Fernando Hernanz de Dueñas (Chief Operating Officer)

Fernando has an extensive professional career on the residential sector. He has been part of the Neinor Homes team since May 2015, when he joined the team as Head of Contracts and Acquisitions inside the operations department.

Before joining Neinor Homes, Fernando was Head of Acquisitions in Contrucciones MS for 16 years, as responsible of strategy and management of the acquisitions for the company at a global level. He has also held responsibility positions in companies like Fundación Laboral de la Construcción.

He is a Technical Engineer on Public works by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and completed his formation with an Executive MBA at Instituto de Empresa (IE). He has been a teacher in Escuela de Ingenieros de la Edificación at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.



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Álvaro Conde Herranz (Governance, Risk & Compliance, Internal Audit and ESG Director)

In charge of Assurance Direction (Governance, Risk & Compliance), his areas of responsibility are, among others, Corporate Governance, Risks, Compliance, Internal audit, and ESG.

Álvaro has more than 17 years of experience in internal and external audit, compliance and internal control. Before joining Neinor Homes in April 2015 as Head of Internal Audit and Compliance, he was Associate Director of Governance, Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance (GRC) at KPMG and E&Y. In addition, he has been Head of Internal Audit at Quabit Inmobiliaria for more than 2 years and has worked at Arthur Andersen (now Deloitte) for 8 years as an external auditor specialized in the real estate and construction sector.

Álvaro is certified in the integrated framework of internal control "COSO" in 2018 by the IAI (Institute of Internal Auditors) and he is certified in the advanced regulatory compliance in 2016 by the ICA (International Compliance Association). Álvaro is also invited as a regular speaker on GRC best practices by Big4 companies and the IAI.

Álvaro holds a Bachelor in Business Administration “cum laude", in the double specialty of Finance and Assurance, from Complutense University of Madrid.