Bondstone is backed by a qualified and diversified group of seventeen professionals that are responsible for the daily management of real estate projects including identification, sourcing, underwriting, acquisition, financing, project management and commercial management. Bondstone is a privately-owned firm with a horizontal and dynamic management, implementing interest alignment and incentive sharing platforms, encouraging its employees to outperform expectations.
Principal | Chairman
Arnaud Khodara, a French national, is a Principal and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Bondstone. Arnaud is a seasoned international real estate investor with more than 25 years of experience in the industrym having structured real estate projects in France, Belgium, South Korea and Portugal in multiple asset classes, including residential, retail, logistics and student housing
Arnaud started his career in 1994 as Managing Director of Codara SAS, a family-owned French real estate company which he took over in 2001 via a leveraged buyout. He is also the founder of Bluestone - a Belgium-based property developer targeting mixed-used opportunities - and OSYA Holdings - a company dedicated to large scale real estate developments in South Korea. Arnaud received an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Université Paris IX Dauphine in France. He is fluent in French and English and currently lives in London, United Kingdom
Principal | CEO
Paulo Loureiro, a Portuguese national, is a Principal and CEO of Bondstone. Paulo is an experienced corporate executive and investment professional with relevant experience in the financial, real estate and energy sectors in Europe, USA and LATAM. Since 2016, Paulo has structured real estate projects in Portugal representing an investment of more than €150 million
Prior to founding Bondstone, Paulo was an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley in New York. He started his career with Schlumberger - the world's leading oilfield services provider - spending six years in Argentina and Brazil holding various operational and management positions Paulo received his MBA with honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and holds a Master of Science degree majoring in Maths and Physics. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese and lives in Lisbon, Portugal
Francisco Perez Gundin is a partner at EverStream Capital Management, a global renewable energy infrastructure fund, as well as a board member at Eolia (an AIMCO renewable energy platform). He has more than 25 years' experience as a corporate executive and investment professional at General Electric, SunEdison, Terraform Power and Global
Francisco has invested more than $20 billion in renewable assets throughout his investment career, deploying more than 10GW of energy assets worldwide. He is a former board member, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Terraform Power and Global launching these two companies on Nasdaq, which grew to market caps of $5 billion and $1.5 billion respectively Additionally, he also served as chief operating officer as well as president of EMEA and Latin America at SunEdison and chief financial officer at NBC-Universal International. He is a graduate in International Business and holds an MBA at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE). Francisco lives in Cascais, Portugal
Abdiel Santiago is a high-ranking financial executive with board experience and more than 20 years' experience in global asset management, investment research, restructuring, investment banking and capital markets regulation. He currently leads Panama’s $1.4 billion sovereign wealth fund and has grown it to a cumulative 25% gross return since taking leadership in 2013
Abdiel is a board and advisory member to the National Treasury’s c. $1.5 billion asset/liability vehicle, where he provides financial and strategic advice. He is a board leadership fellow of the National Association of Corporate Directors in Washington, DC. Earlier in his career, Abdiel worked as an equity research analyst for Morgan Stanley in New York Abdiel received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Denver. He was a member of the US Air Force and is a native Spanish speaker. He lives in Panama and travels frequently to Washington DC, USA
Mark Taborsky is the founder and managing partner of MarkerTree Capital. He has more than 25 years' investment experience as a senior investment professional at Stanford, Harvard, PIMCO and BlackRock. He has invested more than $14 billion in alternative investments over his career and had responsibility for as much as $24 billion in assets at one time
At BlackRock, Mark was a managing director and the CIO for global multi-asset solutions clients. At PIMCO, Mark led the successful buildout of the firm's liquid asset allocation strategy. At Stanford and Harvard, Mark was a managing director, overseeing large pools of alternative and traditional investments Mark holds an MBA in Finance and Policy with honors from The University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, and a B.Comm. Joint Honors Economics and Finance with first-class honors from McGill University. Mark lives in Boston, USA
Patrick Swint is the founder and CEO of Knightsbridge Ventures, a private equity real estate platform based in London and Austin, Texas, for private and institutional investors. Knightsbridge structures and implements investment platforms in Portugal, Spain and the UK
Patrick has more than 20 years' experience in the real estate industry, having been responsible for the development and management of iconic projects in Austin, Texas. In addition to his solid real estate background, he is a retired Major in the US Air Force Knightsbridge is an Investment Advisor in the USA (Texas, Florida, New York and California) and Switzerland and has also been an Appointed Representative of the UK’s FCA since 2019 Patrick gained a degree in Government with Latin American studies at the University of Texas at Austin and holds an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is fluent in English and Spanish and currently lives in London, United Kingdom
António is the Chief Financial Officer of Bondstone's Finance, Compliance & HR. Prior to joining the firm in 2020, António served as CEO and Partner at MarginKey, a Portugal-based consulting firm. António has over a decade of experience as a corporate finance professional, having served in various roles in corporate finance and in the private equity industry, namely at Oxy Capital, Bright Partners, 3i Group, Millennium BCP and Garrigues
António obtained a degree in Law from Lisbon University, a Master’s in Management from Nova SBE and also holds an MBA from Nova SBE and Católica-Lisbon in partnership with MIT Sloan School of Management. António is fluent in Portuguese and English
Director | Asset Management
Vasco is the Asset Management Director of Bondstone. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, Vasco was a Project Manager at Teixeira Duarte, one of the largest conglomerates in Portugal, having been responsible for the development of landmark projects in Lisbon, such as Villa Torrinha. He previously served as a Structural Engineer at TRIEDE Vasco holds an MSc degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico and an Executive Master in Management with a specialisation in Finance & Control from Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics, having also studied at Chalmers UT (Sweden). Vasco is fluent in Portuguese and English
Duarte Ferreira dos Santos
Duarte Ferreira dos Santos
Director | Business Development
Duarte is the Investments Director of Bondstone. Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Duarte was a Project Manager at Teixeira Duarte - one of the largest conglomerates in Portugal - having been responsible for the development of landmark projects in Lisbon and Cascais (such as the Johnson & Johnson HQ at Lagoas Park and “ONE Living”). Duarte also served as Project Manager at Bondstone before co-ordinating the Business Development and now the Investments team
Duarte holds a MSc degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico and an Executive Master in Management with a specialisation in Finance & Control from Católica-Lisbon School of Business & Economics, having also studied at TU Delft (Netherlands). Duarte is fluent in Portuguese and English
Tomás Rosenthal Ayash
Tomás Rosenthal Ayash
Associate | Business Development
Tomás is an Associate at Bondstone, focusing on the sourcing and execution of real estate transactions. Prior to joining Bondstone, Tomás worked as an Analyst at Northwood Investors, evaluating real estate equity investment opportunities with a focus on the Iberian market. Tomás also underwent a placement at Mercer, working in the fixed income division in London and an internship at Explorer Investments, a real estate investment fund valued at €800 million, where he worked on the asset management of the fund’s hospitality portfolio
Tomás holds a BSc degree in Business Administration from the University of Bath. He is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, English, French and German. Tomás is also actively involved in political affairs, having worked at the European Parliament
Associate | Project Manager
João is an Associate at Bondstone, focusing on the operational management of the firm’s real estate projects. Prior to joining the firm in 2020, João worked as a Site Manager at Teixeira Duarte, where he was involved in several residential projects including two large-scale luxury complexes in Cascais. Prior to that, João served as a Project Manager at Jular, a renowned Portuguese timber structures company, being responsible for the design and assembling of several projects in Portugal and Angola
João holds a MSc degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (with major in Construction Management) and is an effective member of the Portuguese Chamber of Chartered Engineers (Ordem dos Engenheiros). João is fluent in Portuguese and English
Bernardo Campelo Ribeiro
Bernardo Campelo Ribeiro
Associate | Finance
Bernardo is an Associate at Bondstone, focusing on the evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives, budget analysis and forecasting, financial structuring and execution of real estate investment projects. Earlier, Bernardo worked at Banco de Investimento Global (BiG) as a Corporate Finance Associate Director, where he actively participated in several Corporate Finance and M&A projects across different industry sectors. Bernardo also worked at Deloitte as a Financial Services Audit Analyst, at Samsung as a Business Analyst having equally underwent a placement at the Private Equity firm, C2 Capital Partners.
Bernardo holds a BSc degree in Management from NOVA SBE and a MSc in Finance from Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics. Bernardo is fluent in Portuguese and English
Lawyer | Legal & Compliance
Bruna Prinzo is a Lawyer at Bondstone, coordinating the firm’s Legal & Compliance team. Prior to joining the team in 2020, Bruna served as a lawyer at Duarte, Mota & Dinis (DMD) Sociedade de Advogados, RL, focusing on real estate, urbanism and corporate law.
Bruna holds a Law Degree and a Master Degree in Civil Law from the Faculty of Law of University of Lisbon and is currently attending postgraduate studies in Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance at CIDP - Centro de Investigação de Direito Privado. Bruna is a member of the Portuguese Bar Association since 2017. Bruna is fluent in Portuguese and English.
Accountant | Finance
Mário is an Accountant (CPA) at Bondstone, supervising the firm’s accounting and procurement activities. Prior to joining the team in early 2021, Mário served as the CFO of an agricultural-focused corporation, ABLGVFX. Mário was also actively involved in tax and management control functions of a leading Portuguese transporting and logistics company, GET. He also had a 3-year term as an assistant professor in accounting related modules at Escola Superior de Gestão de Santarém.
Mário obtained a degree in Accounting and Tax from Escola Superior de Gestão e Tecnologia and a MSc degree from the University of Évora. Mario is fluent in Portuguese and English.
Analyst | Business Development
Suzanne is an Analyst at Bondstone, focusing on market intelligence and sourcing of residential and commercial real estate assets. Before joining Bondstone in 2018, Suzanne was a Real Estate Analyst at HBS Research in Paris, responsible for market analysis and strategic sourcing
Suzanne holds a BA in Real Estate Management and an MA in Real Estate Valuation from ESPI (Paris, France). Suzanne is fluent in Portuguese, English and French
Analyst | Marketing & Communication
Mafalda is an Analyst at Bondstone, coordinating the Marketing & Communication strategy. Before joining Bondstone in 2018, Mafalda was a Brand Manager at a Portuguese F&B brand, and also worked in Branding and Strategy at Design Bridge Asia (Singapore)
Mafalda holds a BSc in Design from the University of Lisbon and an MA degree from the University for the Creative Arts (Rochester, UK). Mafalda is fluent in Portuguese and English
Analyst | Project Manager
João is an Analyst at Bondstone, focusing on the operational management of the firm’s real estate projects. Prior to joining Bondstone, João worked as an Architect, developing and collaborating on a number of projects both at the academic level, including the development of a university campus as a master thesis topic, and at a professional level, including the rehabilitation of a family house
João holds an MSc degree in Architecture and Urbanism from Instituto Superior Técnico and is fluent in Portuguese, English and French
Analyst | Finance
João Pedro Silva is an Analyst at Bondstone, focusing on the evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives, budget analysis and forecasting, financial structuring and execution of real estate investment projects. Before joining the firm in 2020, João worked in BDK Financial Group – a private Equity firm with an investment focus on the Financial Services sector in the West African region, where he was actively engaged in the management of a portfolio of five companies, including two of the largest corporate & private banks in Senegal and Ivory Coast.
João holds a BSc decree in Physics Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, a double MSc degree in Energy Engineering & Management from Instituto Superior Técnico and UPC School (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), and a MSc degree in Economics with major in Finance and Banking from Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics. João is fluent in Portuguese and English.
Analyst | Project Manager
Pedro is an Analyst at Bondstone, focusing on the operational management of the firm’s real estate projects. Prior to joining Bondstone, Pedro collaborated on a project of rehabilitation in the center of Lisbon
Pedro holds an MSc degree in Civil Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico (with major in Construction Management) having also studied at Aalto University (Finland). Pedro is fluent in Portuguese and English