Lorna Walker

Chief Operating Officer & Head of ESG, Modomo Lorna Walker is the Chief Operating Officer and Head of ESG at Modomo, the housing pioneer transforming underused land into beautiful, buzzing places to live. She previously spent 12 years at CBRE, playing a key role in high-profile commercial transactions in the UK and Europe. Her strong property background…

Stephanie Gnissois

Chief Operating Officer, Climate Risk Services Stephanie is a mechanical engineer and certified project manager, the early stage of her career being in the mining sector as both consultant and owner/operator. Moving from the technical side into project delivery, operational improvement, and through to portfolio management, strategic decision-making, and risk management, Stephanie brings extensive knowledge…

Laura Craft

SVP, Head of Global ESG Strategy, Heitman Laura Craft is SVP, Head of Global ESG Strategy at Heitman, a real estate investment manager with ~$44 billion under management. Laura establishes systematic approaches to embed ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) into investment decision-making and management of investments.  Integrating ESG considerations provides opportunities to create value, reduce risk and enhance investment…

Kate Charrington

Founder, Projekt 3 A chartered residential surveyor with 10 years property experience. Kate is a residential survey and valuation expert, with a devotion to improving equality and diversity in the built environment industry. Kate founded her own business ‘Projekt 3’ in 2020 – it’s in the very early stages but aims to support small to…

Jennie Dorsaint

Partner, Paul Hastings (Europe LLP) Jennie Dorsaint is a partner in the real estate finance and structured finance department at the law firm Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP.  She represents lenders, sponsors, investors and servicers in connection with the origination, syndication, securitisation and restructuring and enforcement of real estate debt and commercial and residential loans in…

Sharon Slinger

Director, Constructing Rainbows Sharon Slinger FRICS CIWFM is the Director of Constructing Rainbows and works with built environment organisations to improve their business through implementation of diversity and inclusion strategies. With a background in quantity surveying, Sharon has 20 years’ experience working in the construction and facilities management industries for main contractors. Other roles include:…

Jade Dai

Partner, GL Capital Jade is an entrepreneur who has been making an important and positive impact in the United States, China, and Kenya. She is the co-founder of GL Capital, a real estate investment company, a founder of Global Leaders Foundation, a non-profit that has been helping people in need through PPE donations. She is…

Chris Kanwei

Founder, RealCorp Capital Chris Kanwei is the founder of RealCorp Capital, an independent investment and corporate finance advisory firm based in London. He has managed and advised on real estate investments in excess of £10 billion across EMEA.  Chris has held senior roles in commercial real estate finance across major financial institutions including Aviva, Morgan…

Jessica Marinzeck

Sommeliere, evino In 2019, Jessica Marinzeck was nominated by the English institutions WSET – Wine & Spirits Education Trust and IWSC – International Wine & Spirits Competition, one of the 50 names for the future of the wine world, being the only South American woman to appear on the list . She holds a Diploma…

Caroline Dove

Partner MA (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA, HTA Design LLP Caroline Dove is an architect and Partner of HTA Design LLP, with over 30 years’ experience collaborating with communities to design sustainable places to live. She leads multi-disciplinary teams responsible for designing and delivering a wide range of community-led regeneration and refurbishment projects, housing for older…