Dimitris Raptis, a seasoned business leader with 25 years of experience in the financial services and real estate industries, is the CEO of Globalworth Group, a pioneering real estate institutional investor, developer, and asset manager active in the CEE region. He was Globalworth’s Co-CEO between March and December 2020. He joined the Group when it was founded in 2012 as Deputy CEO and Chief Investment Officer. In this role, he was involved in most of the Company’s activities, with primary responsibility for Globalworth’s investment and capital raising initiatives, and since 2017, Globalworth Poland, the Group’s Polish business. During this period, he oversaw acquisitions and developments worth Euro 2.7 billion as well as the raising of Euro 5 billion of equity capital and debt capital which propelled Globalworth from an asset base of Euro 53m when it was listed in London’s AIM market exchange in 2013 to over Euro 3 billion today, becoming the largest office investor and landlord in the CEE region.
Before joining Globalworth, Mr. Raptis spent 16 years in Deutsche Bank, most of them as a senior member of the real estate investment management group of Deutsche Bank Asset and Wealth Management division (RREEF). From 2008 to 2012, he was Managing Director and European Head of Portfolio Management for RREEF Opportunistic Investments, the real estate private equity division of Deutsche Bank. During his tenure with RREEF he managed and executed real estate transactions across Europe with a total value in excess of Euro 12 billion.
Dimitris Raptis has a First Class (HONS) BSc in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School, London.