Eduard Elias has over 20 years’ international experience in the real estate industry and is the founder of Cycas Capital. He specialises in arranging debt finance and deal structuring of hospitality projects.


Prior to starting Cycas Capital Eduard worked for Bouwfonds Property Finance, a former ABN AMRO affiliate, currently part of SNS Bank. In this role he was responsible for real estate project finance activities in Belgium, France and Spain. Furthermore, he was responsible for setting up a New Markets / Business Development group. Before ABN AMRO Bouwfonds, Eduard worked as senior management consultant for Twijnstra Gudde Management Consultants and Arcadis (Strake Diekstra).


Eduard is a Dutch citizen, holds a MSc degree from the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Delft and was visiting scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. He speaks fluent Dutch and English and has basic German, French and Portuguese.