Kalpesh Sampat is a Managing Partner of Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty. He was originally a founding member and COO of SPF Realty, and one of his proudest achievements included achieving over AED 8 Billion in sales between January 2007 and August 2017. SPF emerged from the 2008 recession as one of the biggest multi-award winning real estate agencies in Dubai, a major factor that led to its acquisition by Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty. Kalpesh has over a decade’s worth of experience in the luxury real estate market in Dubai and was a recipient of the “World’s Greatest Leaders 2015 Asia & GCC” award. He has a comprehensive understanding of the luxury Dubai realty landscape and is consistently asked to speak at conferences worldwide on why Dubai is such an attractive place to make a property investment. Kalpesh loves Dubai because he believes it is the best of all worlds, and especially enjoys its infrastructure, safety and cosmopolitan nature. He finds working in luxury real estate extremely fulfilling, and his hard work, patience and devotion to customers continually inspires his team of real estate agents. Kalpesh is a qualified chartered accountant, having received an ACA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from Mumbai University. He cares deeply about disaster and humanitarian relief, education, human rights and poverty alleviation. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and listening to music. He is a member of the CEO Club.