Eduard Elias


Delivering the Cycas Hospitality brand is all about combining expertise, and Eduard Elias has expertise across a range of sectors. As founder of Cycas he brought with him 20 years’ worth of working in international real estate. His fields of speciality include hotel investments, debt and equity finance and deal structuring.

Before founding Cycas Hospitality, Eduard had created Cycas Capital, after working as country manager for ABN AMRO. This meant responsibility for real estate project finance in Belgium, France and Spain, as well as setting up a New Management and Business Development group. Prior to this he was a senior management consultant for both Twijnstra Gudde Management Consultants and Arcadis.

As a Dutch citizen, Eduard holds an MSc degree from the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Delft and was visiting scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Fluent in Dutch and English and able to speak basic German, French and Portuguese, Eduard uses his international experience and expertise to deliver new business development, site acquisition, investments, financial structuring and contracting.