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Juan Portilla


Juan Portilla


CEO at Agartha Capital


Real Estate Investments


Master in Real Estate Development

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Juan Portilla completed the Real Estate Management Program at Harvard Business School and holds an International MBA from IE Business School. He also holds a degree in Sociology and Economics from the University of Delaware.

Juan has gained extensive experience in the international financial and real estate sector; he is the CEO of Agartha Capital, a Real Estate investment and asset management company that runs a Pan-European REIT focused on acquiring and managing co-working and co-living properties in key European cities.

He has spent a large part of his professional career at Santander Real Estate, S.A., S.G.I.I.C., where he was CEO and Chairman. Juan has also served as Chairman of Santander Private Real Estate Advisory, S.A. and as Director of Institutional and Investor Relations at Santander Global Property, S.L. He was previously an Associate at A.T. Kearney.

Juan is currently an Associate Professor lecturing on Real Estate Investments in the Master in Real Estate Development at IE School of Architecture and Design. He is also member of the Urban Land Institute (ULI).