& European Pensions
Property Asset Release Group

EPPARG seeks to foster dialogue between industry, EU institutions and governments on innovative pensions and property asset release solutions.

Robert Majkowski of Poland appointed to EPPARG Board

EPPARG appointed Robert Majkowski as a member of its Board on 9 July 2018. "It is a great honour to join the Board of the organization, which has not only vast expert knowledge, but also the real support needed to develop the equity release market in Europe. I believe that joint efforts of our organisation will have a positive impact on the development of a safe and attractive equity release products also in Poland”.

Robert Majkowski is the founder and CEO of Fundusz Hipoteczny DOM S.A., first mover on Polish ERS market, set up in 2008. Fundusz Hipoteczny DOM is a leader with a 70% stake in the Polish home reversion market. The firm has been listed on Warsaw Stock Exchange since 2012. As a pioneer and market leader Fundusz Hipoteczny DOM since its inception actively promotes the highest standards for business conducts by participating in the creation of the Code of Conduct for industry and legal framework in Poland.

The EPPARG Board is now composed of eight Directors, namely Claudio Pacella (Italy), Robert Majkowski (Poland), David Burrowes (UK), Steve Kyle (UK), Pedro Pinto Coelho (Portugal), Paul Turner (UK), Lennart Grabe (Sweden) and Iñigo Hernandez Alesanco (Spain) who are working on a number of workstreams to develop and promote a safe European equity release market.

At their Board Meeting on 9 July, the Board had the opportunity to exchange views with representatives of EY and Fitch Ratings on the state of play on market development. The Board Directors also joined the UK's Equity Release Council for a debate on equity release and social care at the House of Commons, hosted by Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP, and attended their summer reception.