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Team

The GVA Sawyer team, the backbone of which has been working together for more than 20 years, has successfully implemented more than 1 million square meters of retail, office, hotel and industrial projects. Active cooperation of development, consulting, Analytics, brokerage, investment and construction departments guarantees a comprehensive approach to solving problems.

Cameron Sawyer

Cameron Sawyer

Chairman

Mr. Sawyer holds the Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, USA. Mr. Sawyer was a Deutsche Akademischer Austauschdienst Fellow on the Faculty of Law at the Ludwigs-Maximillians-Universitat in Munich, Germany.

Mr. Sawyer speaks German and Russian in addition to his native English.

Mr. Sawyer is a popular speaker, writer and consultant on the subject of Russian real estate, and has spoken at, and chaired a number of international conferences. Mr. Sawyer`s articles have appeared in the Estates News, Moscow Times, Moscow Tribune and others. Interviews with Mr. Sawyer have appeared in The Economist, Ekonomika i Zhizn`, Kommersant, etc. Mr. Sawyer has been appearing every year since 1995 as a guest speaker in classes in Real Estate Finance of Professors John Vogel, Bill Poorvu, Arthur Segel, and Nick Retsynis at Harvard Business School.

Mr. Sawyer together with his partners formed GVA Sawyer in 1993 and served as the company’s President from 1993 to 2007. Since 2007, Mr. Sawyer has served as Chairman of the Board of the Company.

Prior to the organization of GVA Sawyer, Mr. Sawyer was Deputy General Director of the Joint Venture “Perestroika”, the first commercial real estate development company in the Soviet Union and Russia.

 

Vera Setskaya

Vera Setskaya

President, Partner

Honors Diploma in Management of Moscow State Financial-Economical Institute, 1996. Honors Graduate of Moscow State Linguistic University, 1982. Certified Commercial Investment Member. CCIM degree, 2005. Fellow Member of RICS since 2012. Ms. V. Setskaya began her real estate career in Perestroika Russian-American Joint Venture, where she held various positions including rent manager from 1989 to1993. Perestroika Joint Venture turned to be the first development company in Russia specializing in construction of “A” Class business centers and also elite residential property for rent to the largest Western corporate clients. Ms. V. Setskaya has broad experience in real estate projects organization and their management. Partner and co-founder of GVA Sawyer since 1993. Ms. V. Setskaya is the Vice President of the Russian Guild of Managers and Developers in Moscow and the Member of RICS Board in Russia.

 

Elena Shevchuk

Elena Shevchuk

Vice President for Commercial Real Estate, Partner at GVA Sawyer

Elena has been working for GVA Sawyer since 2001. Fluent in English.
She studied at the Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics (Faculty of Business Studies and Business Administraton).
Elena has been working in commercial real estate for over 18 years. She has participated in the implementation of industrial, office and retail real estate projects in various Russian cities. She has expertise in deal-signing with such companies as Bloomberg, the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC), Coca-Cola Soft Drink Consulting, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher&Flom LLP, Rolf, Finn Flare, Comus, Volvo, LG, etc

 

Temuri Gelenava

Temuri Gelenava

Partner and Vice President of Construction

Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Moscow Electronic Engineering University, held various positions with “Mosinzhstroy”, one of the Russian leading companies for engineering infrastructure construction; worked in the Russian – American development company “Perestroika”. Joined GVA Sawyer at its inception in 1993. Mr. T. Gelenava has broad experience in construction and development of a wide range of real estate projects in the office, residential, retail and hotel segments.

 

Lyudmila Nikolaeva

Lyudmila Nikolaeva

Financial Director, Partner

Certified auditor since 2003. She has accounting experience at state-owned and commercial enterprises, experience in audit and finance, including service for Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation. Lyudmila joined GVA Sawyer in 2007.​
Jeffrey Lundeen

Jeffrey Lundeen

Projects Director

Bachelor in Civil Engineering of the University of Florida, 1986. Jeffrey is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, and Florida Engineering Society in USA. Has experience in project management of construction and renovation of commercial and municipal real estate along with years of experience as a senior project engineer.
Jeffrey joined GVA Sawyer in 2005 as a Project Manager. He has served the company as Projects Director 2007. He established and implemented project management systems in accordance with PMI standards. Managed such projects as Novotelat GostinyDvor in the historic center of Moscow, 3* Ibis Hotel and apart hotel Adagio in Kaluga, outlet center Fashion House Moscownext to the International Sheremetyevo airport. Jeffrey is a project director for the Kotka Old Port Redevelopment and the Train Factory at Konepaja in Helsinki, Finland.