Team

Our people are the best in the business; professional and customer focused. Each is a specialist in their field and dedicated to client satisfaction.

Corporate Team

Lukas Hochedlinger

Managing Director Central & Northern Europe

Lukas opened the Vienna office of Christie & Co in 2010. 2017 he was appointed Managing Director Central and Northern Europe.

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Kimmo Virtanen

Director – Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltic States

Kimmo Virtanen is leading the consultancy and transaction department in Scandinavia, Russia and Baltic States.

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Benjamin Ploppa

Director – Head of Hotels Germany

Benjamin Ploppa is responsible for the development and expansion of the company in Germany and the DACH region.

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Chairman & Executive Team

David Rugg

Chairman

David is responsible for the day-to-day operation and development of the Group

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Darren Bond

Global Managing Director

Darren joined Christie & Co in 2001 and was appointed Global Managing Director in 2020.

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Team

Robin Barth

Senior Consultant Investment & Letting

Robin Barth supports the team in hotel transactions, whether privately owned hotel or international chain hotel.

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Claudio Borromei

Team Assistant

Claudio Borromei joined Christie & Co’s Helsinki office in September 2022.

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Mona Eynck

Senior Consultant Investment & Letting

Mona Eynck supports hotel owners and potential buyers with their transactions.

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Henri Hakala

Analyst – Scandinavia, Russia & the Baltic States

Henri Hakala joined Christie & Co’s Helsinki office in February 2022.

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Theresa Hirche

Consultant Investment & Letting

Theresa Hirche works in the Berlin office as Consultant Investment & Letting.

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Sophia Koltze

Junior Consultant Advisory & Valuation Services

Sophia Koltze joined the Advisory & Valuations Services team at Christie & Co in Munich in April 2022.

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Kirsti Müller

Office Manager

Kirsti Müller is responsible for the Office and HR-Management and Accounting in Germany and Poland.

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Sara Sailer

Team Assistant

Sara Sailer joined Christie & Co as Team Assistant in November 2020.

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Miguel Sauter

Consultant Investment & Letting

In January 2022, Miguel Sauter joined the Munich team as Consultant Investment & Letting.

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Philipp Wolter

Senior Consultant Investment & Letting

Philipp Wolter works as a Senior Consultant at Christie & Co.

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Alexander Wydlok

Consultant Investment & Letting

In January 2021, Alexander Wydlock started as a Consultant Investment & Letting in Frankfurt.

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You're always in good company

Christie & Co has provided valuable advice to clients within our specialist sectors for over 80 years; here's just a few that have shared the success.

We would like to thank everyone involved for this professional and smooth process. We felt well looked after by the competence of our partners during the entire process, so in the end we were able to successfully close this deal.

Reinhold Hofmann, Merkur Unternehmensbeteiligung, Vermögensverwaltung, Finanzierungsvermittlung GmbH