Our People

Great people make our great team. Meet a few of our creative and forward-thinking team players at Westfield Rise.

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Candice Mayer-GilletManaging Director

With more than 13 years at URW, Candice has unrivalled expertise on operating management, leasing and retail media. She was appointed MD of Westfield Rise in 2021.

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Grace ChargeDirector Brand Experience & Partnerships Europe

Passionate about creating the most effective brand activations, Grace has been part of media team at URW for 15 years.

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Chris LynhamDirector Media Europe

Part of the team that launched Europe’s first fully digital OOH mall portfolio at Westfield London in 2008, Chris has 16 years’ media experience at Westfield and URW.

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Mel LalouHead of Brand Experience & Partnerships UK

Mel has more than 15 years’ experience working across leading experiential agencies, delivering engaging experiences across our London flagship assets

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Jaroslava MatousovaHead of Media, Brand Experience & Partnerships Central Europe

With over 13 years at URW, Jaroslava is renowned for her successful management of key projects, such as the Centrum Černý Most and Centrum Chodov extensions.

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Marijana PritjaHead of Media, Brand Experience & Partnerships Germany & Austria

Marijana has developed a strong expertise on marketing and brand partnerships since she first joined the company in 2014.

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Gaëlle RozeronHead of Media, Brand Experience & Partnerships Southern Europe

At URW for 10 years, Gaëlle is an expert on marketing, leasing and retail media. She now manages the Southern Europe region at Westfield Rise.

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Teun Jan SpitsHead of Media, Brand Experience & Partnerships Northern Europe

Teun Jan has a vast experience in managing prominent commercial properties across Europe, including Westfield Mall of the Netherlands and Mall of Scandinavia.

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With a rich background in amplifying brand reach, including Twitter and MSG Sphere, Kristen fosters connections through innovative technology and strategic partnerships as the head of Westfield Rise U.S.