“We invest in properties, we create homes.”

Ktesios SOCIMI, is the first Spanish REIT, specialized in the acquisition and management of residential assets for long term rent at affordable prices.

With a strong social vocation, Ktesios SOCIMI combines high returns with social impact, helping to professionalize and consolidate the residential rental market.

Ktesios is a traditional real estate company with a prudent management approach, for investors seeking stability with recurring returns.

It has a clear and defined investment strategy with organic and sustainable growth, supported by an efficient management delegated to RKS-AM.

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corporate governance

Ktesios´ widest powers rest upon the Board of Directors, except for matters out of its purview, in which case it rests on the Shareholders Meeting, the highest governing body of the company.

PositionBoard Members
Chairman and CEOMr. Henry Gallego
Representing RKS ASSET MANAGEMENT, S.L.U.Mr. Bernhard Schmidt
DirectorMr. Gonzalo Roca Pérez, Ignacio Fernández- Galván, Luis Martín Guirado
Secretary Non-DirectorMr. Iñigo de Loyola Sánchez del Campo
Deputy-Secretary Non-DirectorMrs. María García Aguado

Henry Gallego

Chairman & CEO

Henry is an expert in the Spanish real estate market and capital markets, with extensive experience in structuring and managing investment vehicles (AIF, SOCIMIs, RMBS, SMEs, covered bonds, corporate debt, etc.).
He holds a B.A. Bachelor´s Degree in Social Work and has various investment management and structured finance courses and certifications.
Before founding the RKS Group, he worked in London and Madrid, with Fitch Ratings and Bankia, as Director of Structured Finance.
He is currently the investment manager (AIFM) of RKS Real Estate Fund and CEO of Ktesios SOCIMI.

Bernhard Schmidt

Representing RKS ASSET MANAGEMENT, S.L.U.

Bernhard joined RKS AM as Head of Investor Relations. He has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Augsburg (Germany), with a specialization in Finance and Management. His career began in the 90s in capital markets and investor relations. In Spain he has worked for the last 10 years in Venture Capital, within the financial sector and consulting firms specialized in alternative investment.

Gonzalo Roca

Independent Director

Gonzalo holds a Master degree in “Advanced Finance” of the IE Business School and a Master in “Management of Real Estate Development Companies” of the Univ. of Barcelona. Before he worked as Business Development Director in Servihabitat, providing real estate asset management services to funds specialized in secured NPLs, REOs and Income Property portfolios. He currently works as Capital Markets Director with Arcano.

Ignacio Fernández- Galván

Independent director

Ignacio is a professional in the Pharmaceutical Sector.

In addition, he has combined his profession with investments in private equity, Venture Capital and capital markets.

He also possesses extensive experience in real estate investments of all kinds, mainly residential, in Latin America and Europe.

He has been one of the main shareholders of Ktesios SOCIMI since inception.

Luis Martín Guirado

Independent director

Luis Martín Guirado, a Civil Engineer from the Polytechnic University of Madrid, has an MBA from IE Business School, an Advanced Management Program from INSEAD and a diploma in Marketing of Financial Services from ESADE.

Luis Martín Guirado currently holds the position of Corporate Director of Business Development at Gesvalt, he is a Director of the Real Estate Committee of the College of Civil Engineers of Madrid and FRICS (Fellow Member of RICS).

Iñigo de Loyola Sánchez

Secretary Non-Director

Iñigo is a practicing lawyer and holds a law degree from the Complutense University of Madrid. Before he graduated in Economics at CES Villanueva.

Currently he works as partner with Thomas de Carranza where he started in 2004. He is specialized in commercial and real estate law and focused on developing the Real Estate Legal Management Area of ​​the company, for which he is co-responsible. 

María García Aguado

Deputy-Secretary Non-Director

María graduated in the Francisco de Vitoria University with a master´s degree in law.

Currently she works as associated lawyer with Thomas de Carranza where she started in 2014. She is also a writer and has published several books.