Our multidisciplinary team has extensive experience in the real estate sector. We are involved in every stage of the value chain in the investment process, from identifying opportunities and the development and repositioning phases of assets to their leasing.

Board of Directors

Axel Capriles

Chairman of the board and CEO

Axel is the CEO and Managing Partner of Gran Roque Capital (GRC). GRC is a real estate investment management company focused on residential development in Madrid, Spain. With 7 years in the real estate and tourism sector in Spain and 29 years in Latin America, Axel has served as President of CENTURY 21 Fininca in Venezuela, being a certified Real Estate Agent. He holds a PhD in Economics and was a professor of Behavioral Economics at UCAB Caracas.

Edric Capriles

Vice-Chairman of the Board

Edric is the Chief Financial Officer of Gran Roque Capital and Managing Partner at Orinoquia Real Estate. At GRC, Edric has managed over €250 million in direct investments and mergers and acquisitions in the Spanish and Portuguese real estate markets over the past 5 years. As CFO, he has raised over €70 million in senior mortgages and structured debt. Edric holds a degree in Economics from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas, Venezuela, and a degree in Real Estate Business Administration from IE Business School.

Juan Guitart

Board Member

Juan has served as a director for companies such as Grupo Santander, CLEA, Grupo Caja Postal, Agromán, and Banco Hispano-Americano. He was the General Manager of Santander Global Property. Juan is a lawyer with a Master’s degree in Community Law and Urban Planning. He has also completed executive development programs related to real estate management at IESE Business School and strategic banking finance at Wharton University. With over 30 years of experience, Juan brings extensive knowledge in real estate and an excellent network of contacts in the market.

Daniel Przedborski

Board Member

Daniel Przedborski is a member of the Board of Directors of Orinoquia RE. Daniel has extensive experience as a legal advisor for major companies in Switzerland such as Kellerhals-Carrard and Python & Peter. Daniel holds a dual degree in law and economic law from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium. Additionally, Daniel is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (ODA).

Leoporldo Mendoza

Board Member

Leopoldo Mendoza is a partner and financial manager at Sinergia24 Real Estate Management, a company specializing in the management of residential real estate projects. Leopoldo was responsible for the investment department at Welz Platform, a company dedicated to the alternative financing of real estate projects. Leopoldo is a Civil Engineer from the Metropolitan University of Caracas and holds a degree in Business Administration from IE Business School.

Eduardo Sans

Secretary – No Board Member

Eduardo is a commercial lawyer, with more than 20 years of experience advising multiple companies in the real estate sector as well as in other sectors. He is a founding partner of Bossar Abogados, graduated from the University of Deusto (Bilbao) and has a Master’s Degree in Legal Consultancy at the Instituto de Empresa.

Management Team

Manuel Arcay

Investment Manager

Manuel Arcay has over four years of experience at Orinoquia. He currently leads the acquisition and analysis department. Manuel holds a degree in Business Administration from IE Business School (Madrid). Additionally, as a Civil Engineer from the Metropolitan University of Caracas, he has worked for more than two years, gaining relevant experience in the construction and real estate sectors.

Álvaro González

Asset Manager

Álvaro González is an Asset Manager at Orinoquia. Álvaro holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Complutense University of Madrid and a Master’s degree in Tax and Accounting Advisory. He has prior experience in property management at CBRE and as a valuation analyst at Cushman & Wakefield.

Paula Serrano

Investment Analyst

Paula Serrano is an Investment Analyst at Orinoquia. Paula holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the Pontifical University of Comillas ICADE in Madrid and a Master’s degree in Real Estate from the University of Navarra. Her previous experience in the financial department of Gaviota Simbac has allowed her to acquire knowledge about the financial operations of international companies.

Andrés Barrón

Technical Director

Andrés Barrón is an Architect with a degree from the Technical School of Madrid and a Master’s in Integrated Project Management. After more than 10 years of experience drafting building projects in an architecture firm, he has spent the last 7 years as a technical manager in real estate investment fund management companies.

Elena Fernández

Administration and Financial Control

Elena Fernández is the head of administration and financial control. With extensive experience in the sector, Elena is responsible for supervising and controlling the company’s accounting processes and operations, as well as preparing and consolidating financial statements.