Managing director & Principal
- CEREFunds Global: Managing director & Principal
- CERE Corporate Services (U.A.E): Principal
- DaMarch Development & Investment (U.A.E.): Principal
- Real Estate “Fund of Qualified investors” (E.U.): Board member
- Renewable Energy “SICAV fund” (E.U.): Board member
- Based between Dubai, U.A.E. and Prague, C.R. (E.U.)
- Overviews the Asset Management and Real Estate operations of the Group
- Has direct oversight of all activities in the Central and Eastern European and the GCC Region
Jan has setup and manages a Real Estate focused Fund of Qualified Investors regulated by a Central European National Bank.
He has setup and holds a board position on a Renewable Energy focused SICAV fund regulated by a Central European National Bank
Jan directs the investment management of holdings in Central Europe for a multibillion dollar fund.
As managing director of CEREFunds Global, Jan is currently a part of a global alliance network which has exclusive links into a Saudi Arabia Investment bank that is focused on wealth management, corporate advisory and investments.
Jan has founded a successful online financial services business in Central Europe and acted as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and its COO.
He lead private equity transactions consisting of significant holdings across Central and Eastern Europe.
Jan is also an experienced Venture capitalist across different sectors.
Jan has held positions in GE Money bank, Volksbank (now Sberbank) and CSOB bank (KBC).
His sector experience includes Banking and Finance, Real Estate, Insurance, Energy, Retail and Technology.
He has commercial reach into New York, London, Prague, Vienna, Dubai, Riyadh, Honk Kong and Manila.
Jan holds a university degree from the State University of New York Empire State College and has been awarded several Dean’s list awards for academic excellence along with the Presidential Fitness Award.
Jan holds the highest level insurance intermediary license from the Czech National Bank and certified real estate agent’s license from the Dubai Real Estate Institute.
Key Reference Transactions and On-going Transactions:
Investment management of holdings in Central Europe for a multibillion dollar fund (2007-current)
Setup and manages a Real Estate focused Fund of Qualified Investors regulated by a Central European National Bank (2012 – current)
Setup and holds a board position on a Renewable Energy (100MW) focused SICAV fund regulated by a Central European National Bank (2014 – current)
Founder and seed investor into a leading online insurance brokerage in the Czech Republic which was supported later by Venture Capital funding (2010 - current)
Invested into several companies varying from fixed income real estate, insurance, cosmetics, internet/e-commerce, distressed credit notes, whereby he looked for returns of at least a 15% IRR p.a. for himself and his co-investors. Held board and chairman positions in these companies. (2006 – 2013)
Founder of a central European retail online and app based credit referencing business that received early stage funding (2013 - current)
Founder and seed investor of an international development company for aviation services, which was a spin-off of a successful Central European aviation company (2011)
Founder and seed investor of a full service Real Estate Brokerage company focused on exclusive and off-market deals for foreign investors (2007)
Structured real estate financing for partner commercial and residential projects in the total amount of EUR 20mio. (2006 – 2010)
Involved in deal sourcing and closing, Due diligence and property management of commercial and residential projects with asset value over EUR 25 mio. (2006 – 2010)
Secured EUR 2,5mio. in personal mortgage finance for foreign real estate buyers (2006 – 2007)
Raised EUR 3 mio. non-recourse finance for a green field renewable energy project (2010)