Alex Balkin

Alex Balkin, Executive Director of Savills French Riviera and French Alps, is based in the Nice office. Alex joined Savills in 2012 and has acted as Executive Director since 2014.

Born and bred in Denmark in 1966, Alex is very much characterised by his multicultural and multilingual profile. He speaks the Scandinavian languages, plus English, French, German and even Persian. A strong business education (finance & marketing) from New York University, two managerial positions in auditing and sales, followed by a 5-year stint as a business consultant with an international law firm in Paris, finally led to a career in luxury real estate. Firstly, he catered mainly to Scandinavians on the French Riviera with his own company before joining Savills as a Consultant in 2007-08. Alex joined with Jean-Claude Caputo in 2012 and is now head of the French Riviera & French Alps. Alex is also active in sales in several key areas.


Savills French Riviera & French Alps

Direct Number

+33 (0) 4 93 87 41 15


Nice - Residential

Office Number

+33 (0) 4 93 87 41 15


  • B. Sc. Finance/Marketing (New York University, Stern School of Business).

  • Executive MBA candidate 2018 (IAE - Aix Graduate School of Business Administration)

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