Michael Roskelly

Michael’s main focus has been on his own entrepreneurial activities from 2001 to the present. He is CEO, founding partner and owner of the Cadenza real estate and development platform. He is also one of the founding principals and co-owners of Cadenza REIM LLP.

Prior to Cadenza, Michael spent many years with Jones Lang LaSalle based out of Warsaw and London, latterly as European Director responsible for the firm’s Central European, German and Austrian corporate finance activities, as well as being Co-head of their Polish office. During this period, he initiated, helped set up and then was Co-head with his Lehman Brothers counterpart of the Central European Real Estate Fund, a shopping centre development fund and one of the first real estate development private equity funds in Europe. During the early 1990s, Michael was a partner of Gerald Eve based out of both London and Warsaw.

He has over 30 years’ Central European experience, primarily focused on Poland. During this period he has been involved in advising on, financing, acquiring and/or developing well in excess of €5.0 billion of real estate transactions.

Michael is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, holds a degree in Land Economy from Aberdeen University and an MBA from the London Business School. He is also an Alumni of the University of Chicago Booth Business School, having completed its International Exchange Programme.