Our Team

Venture Team

Arnie Sriskandarajah

Creates value at every step of the investment cycle

Arnie Sriskandarajah

Venture Team

  • 10 years of venture capital, entrepreneurship and consulting experience. Previously an executive at Rocket Internet, where he built tech unicorn, HelloFresh.
  • Appointed to the European Commission as their inaugural Entrepreneur in Residence.
  • Served as CSO of The Collective (co-living & co-working) and co-founded a seed investment fund (The Elevator).
  • Prior to joining RHV, Arnie served as an Investment Director at Capital & Counties Properties PLC, leading their technology strategy and investments. 
  • Forbes 30under30, 2016 and is a mainstay on Wired’s 100 Most Influential People in technology.

William Bateman

Builds bridges between RE and Tech

William Bateman

Venture Team

  • 15 years of investment management, real estate, hospitality and start-up experience.
  • Managing Director for Round Hill Capital, overseeing ‘Alternative’ investment themes.
  • Previously at Moore Capital Managements Fund Investment Group, Triangle Capital Partners and Swiss Finance & Property.
  • Co-founder and board member of Oasis Collections, a marketplace for curated short- term apartment rentals.
  • Graduated from the University of North Carolina with a major in Business Admin, from Kenan Flagler and a minor in Spanish.

Yasmina Darveniza

Works with start-ups and explores potential investments

Yasmina Darveniza

Venture Team

  • 4 years of experience in Tech as a management consultant and co-founder of a games development studio.
  • 5 years of real estate investment and management in Australia and 3 years of commercial property law experience.
  • Previously worked at Accenture in Australia and the Netherlands with exposure to various industry sectors.
  • Holds a LLB law degree, a graduate diploma of legal practice and an MBA with specialisations in Finance and Private Equity from the London Business School.

Kingma Ma

Formulates expansion and partnership strategies

Kingma Ma

Venture Team

  • Co-founder UK healthcare start-up
  • Product manager at leading UK Insurtech firm
  • Strategy consultant in Europe

Investment Committee

Michael Bickford

Michael Bickford

Investment Committee

  • Founder & CEO of Round Hill Capital.
  • Responsible for the acquisition and management of $6.5 billion+ in real estate investments.
  • Active angel investor in the US and Europe.
  • Previously acquisition professional for Morgan Stanley.

Paul Bashir

Paul Bashir

Investment Committee

  • President and Chief Operating Officer of Round Hill Capital.
  • 20 years of experience in real estate financial and operational management.
  • Previously at KPMG, working on real estate M&A, Restructuring and Transaction Service engagements worldwide.
  • In the past 10 years, Paul has managed investment and development projects in multiple European locations across multiple real estate asset sectors including retail, commercial, residential and student housing.
  • Fully qualified ACA, and holds a BA (Hons) from Newcastle-upon-Tyne University.

Kirk Lindstrom

Kirk Lindstrom

Investment Committee

  • Chief Investment Officer of Round Hill Capital
  • Over 20 years of experience in real estate, banking and corporate finance. 
  • Held senior positions at some of the world’s top investment firms. 
  • Managing Director in Goldman Sachs’ European real estate investment banking team.
  • Worked in real estate investment banking at Merrill Lynch in London and New York. 

Alexis Bonte

Alexis Bonte

Investment Committee

  • Venture Partner at Atomico VC (leading European VC).
  • Founder / CEO E-Republic Labs (sold business to NASDAQ listed Stillfront group).
  • Active and well-known European VC and angel.

Advisory Board

Tariq Dag Khan

Tariq Dag Khan

Advisory Board

  • 15 years of senior management experience with exposure to various industry sectors.
  • Started his career in investment banking and thereafter management consulting before moving on to represent various start-ups in a senior capacity.
  • Involved in 5 exits including 3 trade sales and 1 IPO, and has collectively transacted in deals valued in excess of $600mn.
  • Holds a BA from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Dartmouth College, Tuck School of Business Administration.

Chris Dijk

Chris Dijk

Advisory Board

  • Serial entrepreneur.
  • Founder of G3 Spaces, Innovate RE design company transforming space usage.

Simon Schaefer

Simon Schaefer

Advisory Board

  • Founder & CEO of Factory (leading German co-working company).
  • Invested in about 50 angel and seed-stage companies.

Peter Holden

Peter Holden

Advisory Board

  • 20 years of experience in European real estate development.
  • Responsible for Round Hill Capital’s Development Programme across Europe.
  • Has developed over six million square feet of commercial and residential space in London, the UK and Europe.
  • Previously employed by Arcadis NV (formerly EC Harris LLP) as Global Head of Development Consultancy. Prior to this, he established Creywell Ltd, a Development Management consultancy firm which was sold to EC Harris in 2011.
  • Holds a BSc in Construction Management from Manchester University and an MSc in European Real Estate from Kingston University. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Brian Welsh

Brian Welsh

Advisory Board

  • Pioneer in alternative living plays.
  • CEO of Nido Collection.
  • 12 yrs experience of student accomodation and PRS markets accross the UK and Europe.
  • Previously COO at 'The Student Housing Company Ltd’ where he was responsible for strategy and leadership of a 14,000 bed portfolio.

Martin Kandrac

Martin Kandrac

Advisory Board

  • Executive Vice President, Global Head of Real Estate & Development at FRHI Hotels and Resorts. Based out of Zurich, 2014-2016.
  • Managing Director and Head of Hotels for Europe at Blackstone. Based out of London, 2001-2013.
  • Served at Goldman Sachs in the real estate principal investment group in its New York, London and Hong Kong offices, 1997-1999.
  • M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University.

Arnaud van der Wyck

Arnaud van der Wyck

Advisory Board

  • Partner at Sway Ventures (US VC).
  • Entrepreneur and founder of several start-ups: Capital Alliance Partners, Voxxcom and Riva Asset Management.
  • Previously Technology banker at UBS.