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Patrick Kirwan

Managing Director

Patrick is the managing director of Newland Estates International. He is a proven property professional, who has successfully established, developed, managed, and sold property and property companies throughout UK, Europe & Africa.

Patrick began his career in 1992 at DTZ London focussing on retail valuation and agency. In 1996 he moved to Budapest to establish and lead the JLL retail advisory team for CEE. From 1998-2001 he joined the Ofer Brothers Group as a senior member of the CEE management team and a board member. He was responsible for the development and implementation of the corporate strategy growing their portfolio from €25 million to €900 million. In 2001 Patrick founded Newland Estates, an award-winning logistics development company responsible for developing more than 250,000m2 office and industrial properties across Europe for clients including Nestle, Auchan, DHL, Michelin, Mitsubishi, Geodis, Syngenta and Renault Nissan. From 2012 – 2015 he headed the fund raising and acquisition of Rendeavour Group from Renaissance Capital; on behalf of a consortium of investors. The principal assets comprised approximately 14,000 hectares of urban land across sub-Saharan Africa and resulted in a seven times equity multiple for the seed investors. In 2016 he returned to CEE and established APFE, a Dutch domiciled holding company, on behalf of South African Institutional investors, acquiring long income, net-leased properties to multi-national tenants in Austria, Poland, and Slovakia. APFE was successfully sold to a Canadian pension fund in November 2021.

Patrick is currently contracted as chief development officer for Emonika – a 99,000 m2 GLA mixed-use complex on two adjacent sites located in the heart of Ljubljana –

Emonika is a 100% subsidiary of the OTP Real Estate Investment Fund and owned by OTP Bank, a leading CEE financial service provider. Patrick’s focus is to develop, market and lease Emonika.

Patrick is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He studied estate management and graduated from the University of Heriot-Watt, Edinburgh.

Juliette Kirwan

Chief Investment Officer

Juliette is Chief Investment Officer at Newland Estates. Her career has been grounded in economic forecasting. She worked for HSBC and was the first female to be recruited onto their international staff. While in Hong Kong she worked in corporate banking, assessing risk and building relationships with corporate clients. Juliette also worked in the dealing room, trading foreign exchange. She spent time working in Dubai as a retail customer manager managing a department of 40 staff. Amongst other things she had responsibility for ensuring adequate funds were available for customers during the gulf war. Latterly, she has spent time teaching economics and sharing her passion for the subject. Juliette has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Lancaster University. She is also Cemap qualified and has a Post Graduate qualification in Education.

She is an excellent communicator and in her spare time works for a charity helping young people with mental health issues.