Key Executives

Optylon|Krea

Hakan Kodal, Chairman

  • 28 years of experience in investment banking and in real estate developments 
  • Considerable investmet banking and corporate finance experience
  • General Manager of Yapı Kredi Koray, one of the leading Turkish Real Estate Investment Trusts (1997-2006)
  • Founding Chairman of many real estate organizations in Turkeys such as GYODER, TAMPF etc
  • Graduate degree from Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Paris and Bsc in Electronics & Telecom from Istanbul Technical University  

Charles Wanecq, CEO

  • 9 years of experience in real estate development and investment banking 
  • Various experience in finance (trading and financial engineer) in Paris and New York  
  • Co-Founder of Optylon in 2014, a real estate focused private equity company based in Lisbon 
  • Founding Partner of LovelyStay, a tech startup based in Lisbon, developing software dedicated to the short-term rental industry  
  • Master degree from 104 Université Paris Dauphine, ESTP Civil Engineering School, Master  

William Tonnard, President & COO

  • 9 years of experience in real estate development and investment banking  
  • 5 years of experience in banking in Hong Kong, in the Global Equities and Commodity Derivatives division Co-Founder of Optylon in 2014, a real estate focused private equity company based in Lisbon  
  • Founding Partner of LovelyStay, a tech startup based in Lisbon, developing software dedicated to the short-term rental industry  
  • Master degree from Rouen Business School and Assas University (Paris), majoring in Finance  

Dilek Sayar Arditi, CIO

  • 23 years of experience in real estate business development, investment management and banking. 
  • Treasury sales and corporate banking activities (1996-2002) Consultant in the areas of strategic planning, marketing and business development (2003-2005)  
  • Working on real estate fund management, business development, legal and tax configuration, investment management and project finance in Krea since 2007 
  • MBA Degree from Koç University, BA in Economics from Boğaziçi University

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