Management team

Executive Committee Tinsa Group

James Cornell

James Cornell

Chairman and CEO

James Cornell has a significant track record in financial services, technology and data. At the age of 31, he founded Lowell, a focused credit management start-up, which became one of the largest pan-European players in its sector, with more than 5,000 employees. After 16 years as CEO of Lowell, Cornell worked from 2019 to 2022 as an Operating Partner in the private equity industry.
Ivo Gómez

Ivo Gómez

COO

Ivo Gómez has a degree in Business, a master’s degree in International Commerce and MBA from IE Business School.  He joined Tinsa in 2017, where he has held the positions of General Manager for Latin America, International Business Director and Deputy CEO (Northern Europe). Previously, he served as Group COO for CPP, a British financial services listed company. 

Juan Guerra

Juan Guerra

CFO and M&A

Juan Guerra holds a degree in Business Administration and an MBA from The Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania). He has ample experience in the financial management of companies with venture capital shareholders. He joined Tinsa in 2011 to lead the financial area.
Juan José Hernández

Juan José Hernández

Managing Director Latin America, Southern Europe and Corporate Services

Juan José Herández holds a degree in Law from the University of Extremadura and a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from IE. He was the director of Human Resources and Labour Relations for the Grupo Norte for four years. He began working at Tinsa in 2003 as HR director.
Ramón Mateos

Ramón Mateos

CIO

Ramón Mateos joined in Tinsa in 2014. He has worked for over 10 years as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in multinational companies, and has ample experience in the e-commerce and online travel sectors.
José Antonio Hernández

José Antonio Hernández

Managing Director of Tinsa España

He is the head of the Technical Knowledge area and collaborates with the Systems area in the functional specification of the company’s technological tools. He became managing director of Tinsa España in May 2017 

Johan Drost

Johan Drost

Managing Director of Troostwijk

Johan Drost started at Troostwijk Group in 2021. He has held various board and management positions within the banking industry. His latest role before joining Tinsa was interim director within the BKR Foundation. 
Matthias Knabe

Matthias Knabe

Managing Director of on-geo

Matthias Knabe is a computer scientist. Previously he was managing director of a web and media design company. Matthias joined on-geo in 2011 and worked as a sales manager.

Nikolaus Persch

Nikolaus Persch

Managing Director of Persch Consult GmbH Chartered Surveyors

Nikolaus Persch is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and a HypZert (F ) certified valuer. He holds a diploma as a real estate economist (ADI). Since 2014 he is acting as a CEO for Persch Consult Chartered Surveyors.

Arturo Labanda

Arturo Labanda

Corporate Human Resources Director

He holds a degree in Law from ICAI – ICADE and a diploma in Legal Sciences. He has studied European Social Security at LUISS (Rome) and holds an MBA from The Power Business School. He is an accredited Coach. Before joining Tinsa in 2022 he was People Director for Europe and Latin America at CPP Group Spain.

José Rivera

José Rivera

Director of Digital Strategy and Transformation

Computer Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and MBA from IE Business School. He was founder of the online travel agency Rumbo, where he acted as CIO and General Manager.  He has held various management positions at Amadeus, Carrefour and Alterna. He joined Tinsa in 2022.

Europe Executive Team

Germany

Germany

Netherlands

Belgium

Matthias Knabe

Matthias Knabe

Managing Director of on-geo

Matthias Knabe is a computer scientist. Previously he was managing director of a web and media design company. Matthias joined on-geo in 2011 and worked as a sales manager.

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Nikolaus Persch

Nikolaus Persch

Managing Director of Persch Consult GmbH Chartered Surveyors

Nikolaus Persch is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) and a HypZert (F ) certified valuer. He holds a diploma as a real estate economist (ADI). Since 2014 he is acting as a CEO for Persch Consult Chartered Surveyors.

Management Team

Johan Drost

Johan Drost

Managing Director of Troostwijk

Johan Drost started at Troostwijk Group in 2021. He has held various board and management positions within the banking industry. His latest role before joining Tinsa was interim director within the BKR Foundation.  

Luk Van Meenen

Luk Van Meenen

Managing Director of Troostwijk Roux Expertises

Master in Law & Criminolgy, Worked for high level international insurers and joined Troostwijk in 1993. Founding and managing partner of Troostwijk-Roux Expertises after MBO since 1997. Besides management, active as rics registered valuer and has a recognition of the Belgian Financial authorities (FMSA). Is also active as Business Interruption specialist and is lector for education of insurance brokers.

Management Team

Portugal

Italy

José Morgado

José Morgado

Managing Director of PVW Tinsa

José Morgado is a civil engineer. He founded PVW in 2003. José has been CEO and administrator in property development companies, director and manager of property investment funds and administrator of finance companies belonging to banks. He is a CMVM-certified valuer and associated member of the Portuguese Association of Engineering Evaluations.
Rolando Fritzsching

Rolando Fritzsching

Managing Director of Roux Italia

Rolando Fritzsching has a degree in Aerospace Engineering, started working as a valuer both in Plant & Machinery and Real Estate since 2000. In 2008 became the technical director of Roux Italy. He is accredited as MRICS and in 2018 he also assumed the role of CEO at Roux Italia.

Spain Executive Team

Jose Antonio Hernández

Jose Antonio Hernández

Managing Director of Tinsa Spain

He is the head of the Technical Knowledge area, which generates valuation criteria, circulars and manuals. He also collaborates with the Systems area in the functional specification of the company’s technological tools. He is general director of Tinsa Spain from may 2017.

Management Team

Enrique Gutiérrez

Enrique Gutiérrez

Financial Institutions Manager of Tinsa Spain

Enrique Gutiérrez joined Tinsa in 1998, where he worked in various positions, such as Regional Director of Andalusia, Director of Financial Institutions and Commercial Director. In June of 2017 it assumed the leadership of the Department of financial institutions, independent of commercial direction.
Pedro Soria

Pedro Soria

Chief Commercial Officer of Tinsa Spain

Pedro Soria began working at Tinsa in 2007 as the Levante and Balearic Islands Regional Director. After a period of almost two years as the head of the National Business Network, in 2014 he was named Director of Products and Diversification, as well as Director of the Technical Network. He is member of RICS and commercial director of Tinsa since June of 2017.
José Antonio López

José Antonio López

Managing Director of Taxo

Graduate in Building Engineering from the Coruña University and Technical Architecture from the Valencia Polytechnical University. He has held different positions at Tinsa as director for Spanish sales and regional director for East and South Spain. In 2017, he became Managing Director of Taxo Valoración. 
Manuel Suárez

Manuel Suárez

Managing Director at DataCentric

With a degree in Physical Sciences from the Madrid Universidad Autónoma, Manuel has been in management positions in the fields of Big Data and Business Intelligence for over 20 years in companies such as Experian and Arvato. He joined DataCentric in 2014 as Operations Manager and later, Chief Data Officer. He has been Managing Director since July 2020.
Yolanda Prieto

Yolanda Prieto

Managing Director at Balkide

Architect by the University of the Basque Country, in 1998 she joined Balkide (former LKS Tasaciones) as an appraiser. She later held the positions of Head of Internal Training, Technical Manager, Head of Quality and Head of the Mortgage Appraisal Area. Since 2005 she has formed part of the company’s Management Committee, which in 2020 became part of the Tinsa group.
Luis Martínez

Luis Martínez

Managing Director at Deyde Calidad de Datos

Luis is a very experienced manager in  companies dedicated to data quality solutions. After 8 years as CIO in RTA Informática, he started in Deyde as Commercial Director and responsible for Business Development in Southern Europe and Latin America. In 2010, he became CEO. Luis holds a General Management Programme from IESE.

America Executive Team

 Jesús Ramón Orozco

Jesús Ramón Orozco

Managing Director of Tinsa México

Jesús Ramón Orozco de la Fuente joined Tinsa Mexico in 2004 after two years in the company’s Spanish offices. Married with two children, Jesús Ramón Orozco was head of valuations until his appointment as director of Mexican operations in February 2017.
Felipe García

Felipe García

Managing Director of Tinsa Chile

With an architect’s degree from the Andrés Bello University, Felipe García has a postgraduate degree in Preparation and Assessment of Property Projects from the University of Chile. He has worked in companies involved in property consultancy. In 2009 he joined Tinsa Chile where he became Managing Director in 2015.

Patricia Segarra

Patricia Segarra

Managing Director of Tinsa Ecuador

She has held different roles in Business Management and Sales in a number of companies. Patricia Segarra started in the property valuations sector in 2004.  Nine years later, she took charge of  Logical Value, which became part of Tinsa in 2016.

Juan Camilo Castaño

Juan Camilo Castaño

Managing Director of Tinsa Colombia

Juan Camilo has almost 15 years of experience in the property and valuations sector. He joined Tinsa in 2012 when it merged with ZALA Colombia group where he was deputy manager.
Edgardo Leopoldo Aguilar

Edgardo Leopoldo Aguilar

Managing Director of Tinsa Argentina

An architect trained at the Catholic University of Santa Fe with a post-graduate degree in Valuations and assessment of property investments projects, Edgardo Aguilar started his professional career over 30 years ago in various development companies. He was instrumental in setting up Tinsa in Argentina in 2000.  

Natalí Lizárraga

Natalí Lizárraga

Managing Director of Tinsa Peru

Natalí is an industrial engineer from the University of Lima and has held leadership positions in Sales, Talent Management, and Operations in multinational Information Technology companies. She´s certified in management areas such as Keys to Managing People from IESE Business School, The Science of Well-Being from Yale University, and Design Thinking from the University of Virginia.

Julio Pontigo

Julio Pontigo

Managing Director of Tinsa Costa Rica

Julio Pontigo is an industrial engineer with a specialisation in senior management and an MBA. For more than 15 years he has been an executive of transnational manufacturing and services companies, and since 2018 he has managed the operations of Valorinmueble Conecam, today Tinsa Costa Rica.

Africa Executive Team

Fatima Marrakchi

Fatima Marrakchi

Managing Director at Tinsa Maroc

Architect from National School Of Architecture of Rabat, Fatima Marrachki has a master’s degree in Real Estate management from Paris Dauphine University. She started her career as an architect then as architectural projects manager in several architectural firms before joining property and real estate valuation industry.

Management Team

Board of Directors Tinsa Group

James Cornell

James Cornell

Chairman and CEO

James Cornell has a significant track record in financial services, technology and data. At the age of 31, he founded Lowell, a focused credit management start-up, which became one of the largest pan-European players in its sector, with more than 5,000 employees. After 16 years as CEO of Lowell, Cornell worked as an Operating Partner in the private equity industry.
Ignacio Martos

Ignacio Martos

Senior Advisor

Ignacio Martos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Seville and an MBA from the business school IESE. He has been the Chairman of Tinsa Group from 2014.

Daniel Tanase

Daniel Tanase

Director

Daniel is a member of the Business Services sector team and the regional team for Emerging Europe at Cinven. Previously, he was an associate at First Reserve and he worked in the Global Natural Resources Group at Morgan Stanley. Daniel has a Bachelor of Commerce with a specialisation in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin. 
Ignacio García-Altozano

Ignacio García-Altozano

Director

Ignacio is Principal in Cinven, member of the Iberia regional team.

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