The best PropTech specialists


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Corinne Cahen

Ministre à la Grande Région

Corinne Cahen first entered the government as Minister for Family and Integration and Minister for the Greater Region in 2013.
Following the legislative elections of October 14, 2018, Corinne Cahen was again appointed Minister for Family and Integration, Minister for the Greater Region on December 5, 2018 in the coalition government.


Othmane Zrikem

A/O – Founder & CEO

A/O Proptech is the Europe’s largest Proptech Venture Capital firm investing in technology companies transforming the real estate industry. It’s mission is to transform real estate into a more digital, efficient, and accessible asset class by applying innovative technologies and business models. Othmane Zrikem is the Chief Data Officer and part of the founding. Othman is a Moroccan-French Data Science & Digital technologist.


Yannick Bontinckx

ZIGGU – Founder & CEO

As an architect turned property developer turned software developer, Yannick is very passionate about solving challenges in the real estate space. With Ziggu he helps property developers build meaningful customer journeys with homebuyers and scale their business by saving time, earning more and boosting customer satisfaction.


Eric L’Helguen

EMBIX – Founder & CEO

Since 2011, Eric L’Helguen is CEO of EMBIX, a company that aims at providing local authorities with Smart Grids and Smart City services.
EMBIX particularly works with urban planners and developers to design and build Ecodistricts Smart Grids Ready.Leading expert in the Smart Grids and Smart City fields, Eric led various Smart Grids projects, including the project Nice Meridia, recently. He often takes part in public debates and conferences on Smart Grids technology, regulation and evolving business models. He also takes part in discussions on the Energy Transition regarding self-consumption especially.

Alexis Picard


Strategic consulting (L.E.K. Consulting and AlixPartners)
Product @WalmartLabs in Silicon Valley
CPO @Luminess (Paris) and CPO / COO @ MyTraffic
CEO @habx since Setp. 2021.


Lukas Balik


Lukas is a PropTech enthusiast focusing on tenant experience and the future of smart buildings. With a background in marketing and interior design, Lukas was attracted to PropTech by its ability to completely upgrade the way people use buildings.


Juan Manuel Bello

VIDOQUI – Founder & CEO

Founder at Vidoqui.We help people buy the home they can afford to rent while helping institutionals invest in Residential at scale. Vidoqui is the step between renting and owning.


Philippe Boyer

COVIVIO – Head of institutional relations and innovation

Passionate by real estate, innovation & new technologies… Philippe BOYER is Covivio’s Head of institutional relations and innovation. Philippe has been working for more than 20 years in the real estate sector. Skilled in public relations & new tech, Philippe is also a columnist for French economical newspaper, “La Tribune”.


Nicholas Simmons

Naked Energy Ltd – Co-founder & CFO

Nick is a chartered accountant with a track record of building high-growth international businesses. He started his career at Arthur Andersen in London and Geneva and went on to work with businesses operating in entertainment, media, travel and retail.  He was part of the team that successfully launched Yahoo! Europe.  Passionate about sustainability and start-ups he co-founded Naked Energy to address the urgent need for the provision of clean and affordable heat in the built environment.


Helene Ackermann

PRICEHUBBLE – Chief Revenue Officer

On 1 December 2021, Helene Ackermann became Chief Revenue Officer and took on responsibility for the strategic and operational management of sales.Helene Ackermann has over 20 years of experience in IT sales. Her most recent role was Vice President Global Sales and Marketing at Crealogix Group. Prior to that, she held various management positions at Salesforce, which included taking responsibility for the EMEA and APAC regions and heading up Asian operations while working in Singapore. She also worked for Oracle Switzerland for over six years, heading up sales and channel marketing as Sales Director General Business.


Nicolas Bearelle

REVIVE – Founder & CEO

Nicolas Bearelle founded Revive in 2009 with the ambition to provide a courageous answer to a societal demand for sustainable and lively neighborhoods by regenerating underused sites and preserving nature.Revive transforms urban brownfield sites into high-quality neighborhoods, realizing an economic, ecological and social added value. The team of 50 experts is working on a pipeline of nearly 2 billion EUR of sustainable urban regeneration projects in Benelux, Poland, Portugal and Italy. All projects are carbon free in use and masterplanned to maximize resilience.Revive has obtained a ‘Gold’ GIIRS rating and is a certified B-Corp for nearly a decade and nominated ‘Best for the World’ several times.


William Simonin



Daniel Burton


Serial entrepreneur, having built and sold a number of companies in the materials, cleantech & technology spaces.


Arjan Dingste

UNStudio  – Director/Senior Architect


Sergio Molinari

SIEMENS  – CEO Belgium & Luxembourg

I started my career as a sales engineer in 1990 for the then Cerberus and went on to expand and broaden my role and responsibilities within Siemens, both at home and abroad in a variety of leadership roles at Building Technologies, Low & Medium Voltage, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings and Smart Infrastructure.


Sandra Huber

IKO – Chief Development Officer

Sandra Huber, Chief Development Officer and member of the Executive Committee, is supervising Urban and Real Estate projects at IKO Real Estate.

With more than 15 years of experience in urban and residential development, Sandra Huber provides a holistic and inclusive approach in all IKO operations where technologies are supporting new ways of living/working and IKO’s sustainable strategy.


Naqash Tahir

PGIM Real EstateExecutive Director – Global CIO Office

Naqash Tahir is an executive director at PGIM Real Estate, on the global CIO team. Based in London he supports efforts to continually evolve investment practices by exploring new technologies that are intended to leverage  proprietary data and artificial intelligence to better inform investment decisions and improve processes. He also seeks to establish partnerships with third-party technology platforms and universities to develop solutions that can be leveraged across PGIM Real Estate.


Joël Duysan

BeeBonds  – CEO

After 30 years as stockbroker I decided to create BeeBonds the missing link of the private finance and financing.




Maxime Snick

Octave – CEO

I am a chemical engineer with a passion for energy. I have worked as an analyst and project manager for companies across the energy value chain. Since 2020, I co-founded Octave where our mission is to make energy storage sustainable.


Patrick Mc Namara

Quai des Notaires – CEO & Founder

Fort de 20 ans d’expérience dans le droit et l’immobilier, devenu notaire par éthique personnelle, j’ai pratiqué la vente et l’acquisition immobilières comme négociateur, promoteur, juriste et enfin notaire. Avec cette vision globale du secteur, j’ai réalisé qu’il manquait un service pour favoriser l’accessibilité, l’instantanéité et l’optimisation des échanges avec le notaire. C’est pourquoi j’ai créé Quai des Notaires.


Julien Bertucci

SNHBM  – Responsable Développement Durable et Innovation



Carl de la Chapelle

Arendt & Medernach – Counsel


Jean-Paul Scheuren

BlocHome – CEO & Founder


Laurent Rouach


Laurent is Engineer. He has founded several engineering consultancies focusing on construction in Luxembourg, Belgium (Brussels) and France (East). Founded the first engineering consultancy specialising in sustainable development in Luxembourg in 2000. where he gained strong experience in environmental certification of buildings (Breeam, DGNB, HQE) and carbon emissions management. Laurent then headed up the RE Sustainability practice at PwC Luxembourg and participated to various activities from ESG strategy deployment at a RE funds level, to GRI sustainable reporting.  Laurent is an expert in the Proptech field as investor and advisor.  Founder of LuxPropTech, the Luxembourg association of PropTech.and co-founder of Re-Smart, the Lux. Proptech Summit


Guillaume Bazouin

Leonard – Head of Startup

Guillaume is an experienced innovation leader with a demonstrated history of working at the intersection of the construction and energy industries. Before moving to Paris and joining the VINCI group to spearhead its startup initiative, he was Head of Product at a construction technology company based in San Francisco, CA. Guillaume holds a Master of Science (MS) focused in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University and Nuclear Engineering Degree from Grenoble Institute of Technology. Over the last 10 years he has been a vocal advocate for a fast transition to a clean, renewable energy future.


Philippe Raynaud

Progetis – CEO & Founder


Thomas Lepelaars

Nodalview – CEO

Thomas is passionate about software engineering and crafting platforms that create impactful experiences. In 2016 he co-founded Nodalview – and all-in-one solution for Real Estate professionals that sets a new standard in the way people find a place to call home. Nodalview serves over 10.000 Real Estate Agents and has attracted over 6M€ of funding to date from top tier VC firms.


Charles Louis Machuron

Silicon Luxembourg – CEO


Jacques Vandvinit

Fonds du Logement – Director


Stéphane Bagat

Eaglestone – Project Director


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