Hadley is CEO of a publicly listed company EPP operating in REIT formula and investing in retail properties in Poland. He run the business of 150 team members. Since he has started the company grew from around 70 team members to 150 and handed over 11 commercial properties.
Candidate’s name Hadley Dean
Company’s name EPP
Current position CEO
Description of the position Hadley is CEO of a publicly listed company EPP operating in REIT formula and investing in retail properties in Poland. He run the business of 150 team members. Since he has started the company grew from around 70 team members to 150 and handed over 11 commercial properties.
Work experience in this position 1 year and 4 months
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.) Managing real estate businesses across EMEA region – gained experience in all commercial property sectors.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity) Approximately 150 people, Poland
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year 500 million euro increased portfolio value since listing in 2016
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc) Hadley Dean brings more than 20 years of real estate experience to EPP. Most recently the CEO of Compass Offices’ European, Middle Eastern, and African operations, Hadley helped Compass grow to become the largest serviced office provider with a network extending to Australia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.
Prior to Compass, Hadley served as a Managing Partner at Colliers International, an industry-leading global real estate services company operating in 66 countries. Responsible for Colliers’ Eastern Europe region, Mr. Dean managed business across twelve countries, sixteen offices, and more than 750 employees. He was also Colliers' EMEA Management Board Member.
Hadley holds a BSc from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and a Property valuation and Management degree from Sheffield Hallam University.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year - Leading, building an excellent management team that together successfully listed the newly established EPP.
- Raising 250 million of Equity to help start building EPP into the Polish national retail champion that is consolidating the Polish retail market.
- During this period EPP has enlarged its portfolio by 8 projects valued at almost EUR500 million.
- Simultaneously Hadley is huge promoter of Poland as the country for foreign investments, and coined the phase that Poland is “young Germany” . He used his media interviews and specialized events panels to positively motivate Polish entrepreneurs and politicians to create a positive image of the country internally and externally.
- The company grew from nearly 100 to almost 170 people within the first year since listing in Sept 2016
- The value of the portfolio grew from 1.2 billion euro at listing to 1.7 billion euro in H1 2017
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market Over the last 20 years Hadley has been actively promoting CEE and Poland in particular to international investors.
Other industry awards and prizes - During Hadley’s tenure Colliers International was awarded with several industry awards including Eurobuild Awards, CEEQA an CIG.
Candidate’s name
Hadley Dean
Company’s name
EPP
Current position
CEO
Description of the position
Hadley is CEO of a publicly listed company EPP operating in REIT formula and investing in retail properties in Poland. He run the business of 150 team members. Since he has started the company grew from around 70 team members to 150 and handed over 11 commercial properties.
Work experience in this position
1 year and 4 months
Description of business activity (profile, market sectors served, etc.)
Managing real estate businesses across EMEA region – gained experience in all commercial property sectors.
Size of the company managed by the candidate (headcount, regions of activity)
Approximately 150 people, Poland
The y-o-y increase in profits/income generated last year
500 million euro increased portfolio value since listing in 2016
Career path (Previous employers, professional progress, when was the candidate promoted to the current position, etc)
Hadley Dean brings more than 20 years of real estate experience to EPP. Most recently the CEO of Compass Offices’ European, Middle Eastern, and African operations, Hadley helped Compass grow to become the largest serviced office provider with a network extending to Australia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Singapore, and the United Arab Emirates.
Prior to Compass, Hadley served as a Managing Partner at Colliers International, an industry-leading global real estate services company operating in 66 countries. Responsible for Colliers’ Eastern Europe region, Mr. Dean managed business across twelve countries, sixteen offices, and more than 750 employees. He was also Colliers' EMEA Management Board Member.
Hadley holds a BSc from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and a Property valuation and Management degree from Sheffield Hallam University.
Biggest business achievements, especially those made last year
- Leading, building an excellent management team that together successfully listed the newly established EPP.
- Raising 250 million of Equity to help start building EPP into the Polish national retail champion that is consolidating the Polish retail market.
- During this period EPP has enlarged its portfolio by 8 projects valued at almost EUR500 million.
- Simultaneously Hadley is huge promoter of Poland as the country for foreign investments, and coined the phase that Poland is “young Germany” . He used his media interviews and specialized events panels to positively motivate Polish entrepreneurs and politicians to create a positive image of the country internally and externally.
- The company grew from nearly 100 to almost 170 people within the first year since listing in Sept 2016
- The value of the portfolio grew from 1.2 billion euro at listing to 1.7 billion euro in H1 2017
Contributions made to the improvement of the CEE commercial property market
Over the last 20 years Hadley has been actively promoting CEE and Poland in particular to international investors.
Other industry awards and prizes
- During Hadley’s tenure Colliers International was awarded with several industry awards including Eurobuild Awards, CEEQA an CIG.

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