Frank Hovorka started his career in 1990 in construction field, joining first the French construction group VINCI (operations mainly in the Czech Republic and Hungary). In 1997, he joined the French state-owned group « Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations » to work as the technical director of the property management subsidiary and also participated in the creation of the facility management local subsidiary company as a financial manager. In 2000, he worked for Icade (a French REIT). In 2005 he achieved the first office building certified as a « green building » by Certivea (HQE). In January 2007, he joined the international real estate department of Icade. In Munich, he achieved an office building of 20 000 m² with the gold certification by DGNB (German green building council). From 2010 to 2016 he worked for the “Caisse des depots” group in charge of the real estate sustainable development policy. During 2017-2018, Frank was the head of strategy and ESG of the group QUARTUS dedicated to real estate as a service. Since the beginning of 2019 he is the Technical and innovation director of the French real estate developer federation. As a board member of RICS in charge of sustainability, he is also involved in research projects for net zero energy and carbon buildings and financial indicators for the green value through several research project and collaboration with international bodies (From components life cycle to building value ; Sustainable portfolio management; Urban morphology free scale complexity and predictive algorithm on building valuation ; Synergy grids and urban energy flows; Metrics and financing tools for retrofit…).


We have a shared objective: to promote and develop open BIM standards in the construction industry. Pooling our know-how and federating our actions towards Europe will enable us to develop the tools needed for the green deal, but also in our respective countries. I’d like to bring this general-interest approach to the EFO Steering Committee, with a focus on the development of innovation projects, which are one of the keys to synergy, funding and European recognition