Gabrielle Berring

Gabrielle Berring Head of Major Private Groups, Lloyds Banking Group Gabrielle started her career in property lending on the graduate scheme at Commercial Union, moving into public/private finance (social housing, local authority lending and PFI) in 1990.  She joined Lloyds Banking Group from BNP Paribas in 2002 as a director in the Social Housing team, becoming…

Laura Denenga

Laura Denenga Vice-President, Quadrant Real Estate Advisors Laura Denenga is a Vice President of Quadrant Real Estate Advisors (“Quadrant”). Quadrant is a real estate investment manager with approximately $9.0 billion of assets under management.  Quadrant primarily focuses on debt investments with capabilities in the United States, Ireland & the United Kingdom, via its offices in Atlanta…

Omega Poole

Omega Poole Partner, Real Estate Special Situation, Brown Rudnick Omega’s practice focuses on UHNW, private equity and property companies which invest in or finance real estate transactions, both single asset and portfolio deals. Leveraging her corporate finance and legal skills and experience, she provides a range of services from originating new off market opportunities, to…

Amanda Clack

Amanda Clack President, RICS Partner, EY As the 135th President for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Amanda Clack held office from 2016-17 for a period of 17 months where her themes as President focused on: Infrastructure, Cities and the War for Talent (skills, diversity and inclusion). In addition, Amanda is a Partner at…

Natalia Silvestrova

Natalia Silvestrova Director of Real Estate Europe, WeWork Natalia is the Director of Real Estate Europe at WeWork, which is a platform for creators, providing more than 100,000 members around the world with space, community and services through both physical and virtual offerings. WeWork is an international office tenant with over 130 locations in 40+…

Kath Fontana

Kath Fontana Managing Director, ISS Technical Services Chair RICS Professional Group for Facilities Management Non Exec Director, RICS Global Management Board   Kath is a Chartered Surveyor with over 25 years’ experience of delivering Facilities and Asset Management solutions working for blue chip companies such as Serco, Aspire Defence Services, Interserve, BAM Construct UK and…

Katy Withers

Katy Withers EMEA Real Estate Portfolio Manager, ARM Katy Withers is the Corporate Real Estate Manager for ARM, British multinational semiconductor and software design company headquartered in Cambridge, England. Katy’s main focus is to manage the strategic growth of the company’s real estate portfolio in EMEA, making sure that  it adds value to the company’s bottom line financial results. Before…

Karen Mason

Karen Mason Head of Commercial, Boodle Hatfield Karen is experienced in commercial property, focusing on landlord and tenant work and developments. In particular, Karen has substantial expertise in the retail sector acting for clients on retail developments and shopping centre sites. Karen is also well known for her work in the roadside retail sector. Karen’s…

Marianne Kwong

Procurement Manager, Associate Director at BNP Paribas Real Estate Marianne is a professional and conscientious individual with ten year’s experience in Facilities Management procurement. She shares her knowledge, advises Facilities Managers, and is responsible for the implementation and development of the procurement strategy at BNP Paribas Real Estate where services procured is in excess of…

Ainslie McLennan

Head of UK Balanced Funds at TH Real Estate Ainslie McLennan has more than 20 years of property industry expertise. She joined Henderson in 2002 and has gained extensive experience running commercial property fund mandates investing both directly and indirectly in UK and European markets. Ainslie transferred to TIAA Henderson Real Estate in April 2014 as…

Clare Eriksson

Director of Global Research & Policy at RICS As Director of Global Research Clare is responsible for the delivery of the RICS global research programme, Insights programme, and Sustainability.  The aim of the RICS research programme is twofold; to keep members informed on issues across the land, property and construction sectors which enhance the development…

Tavneet Bakshi

Partner at First Avenue Tavneet has over 17 years of investing, diligence and fundraising experience in alternative investments. She joined First Avenue in 2007 and is currently Partner and Global Head of Project Management and Due Diligence. During her tenure, Tavneet has led fundraises across the real estate spectrum including opportunistic RE and RE debt…

Joanna Turner

Head of Property Research at Canada Life Investments SPR Committee Member and Member of the IPF Joanna took up her current role as Head of Property Research at Canada Life Investments in 2015. She is responsible for managing research and strategy, which includes forecasts, thought leadership, house views, quarterly reporting and writing company blogs and research…

Rina Goldenberg Lynch

Rina has 20 years of experience as a lawyer.  Rina started her legal career in Washington DC, worked as a banking lawyer with Clifford Chance LLP in London and as a Director in the legal department of ING Bank London. Passionate about seeing women achieve their potential by being true to their nature and personality,…

Liz Pattinson

Liz Pattinson Associate Director – Projects Group, CBRE Liz specialises as a project manager with over 13 years of experience.  Having started her career as a chartered building surveyor, Liz currently works within the master planning and strategic sites team which focuses on the delivery of large urban developments.  Liz has a broad range of…

Sophia Nesro

Sophia Nesro Trainee Surveyor, London Leasing, CBRE Sophia Nesro is currently a trainee surveyor within CBRE’s London Leasing service line, with a distinct focus on Landlord and Tenant Law. She is also a co-founding member of CBRE’s first Multi-Cultural Network.  In July 2015 at the age of 22, Sophia graduated from the University of Westminster…

Matt Webster

Matt Webster Head of Wellbing and Futureproofing, British Land Plc Matt Webster is Head of Wellbeing and Futureproofing at the British Land Company Plc, delivering a consistent approach to implementing wellbeing and ensuring environmental resilience through the corporate strategy of Places People Prefer. Matt is a committee member of the British Land Women’s Network and…

Justin Carty

Justin Carty Director – Capital Advisors – Investment Advisory, CBRE Justin specialises in structuring public/private partnerships and joint ventures bringing together commercial viability, finance and development expertise to enable the delivery of complex residential, retail and mixed use schemes. Justin has advised on more than £1bn of debt and equity investment into residential and mixed use schemes…

Natasha Stromberg

Natasha Stromberg Founder, Genderbuzz Natasha is the founder of Genderbuzz a digital media and coaching company, which at its core aims to show that a 50/50 gender equal world benefits everyone. She is an in-demand speaker in the gender equality field and has appeared live on BBC radio. She has her own You Tube channel and is a…

Karima Fahmy

Karima Fahmy Acting General Counsel, Grosvenor Karima joined the Grosvenor in-house legal team as Legal Counsel in 2011 and has recently been appointed Acting General Counsel.  In that time, Karima has seen the legal team grow in size and remit.  The range of matters which Karima and her team are involved in include joint ventures,…

Robert Baker

Robert Baker Senior Partner & Global Client Director, Mercer UK Robert is responsible for Mercer’s relationships with a number of key global clients. His previous experience includes some 20 years in Mercer’s investment consulting business, helping build its European presence and developing its investment consulting services for multinational companies. Robert is a member of Mercer’s…

Caroline King

Caroline King Head of Property, Boodle Hatfield Caroline is a Partner and head of the property department at Boodle Hatfield. She is experienced in all types of commercial property work, in particular major urban regeneration schemes, office, hotel and retail developments, joint ventures and funding. Her clients include urban landed estates, private developers and private…

Sara Maccallum

Sara Maccallum Senior Partner, Boodle Hatfield Sara became the first female Senior Partner of Boodle Hatfield in 2015 and also heads the commercial tax group. She has been advising private clients at Boodle Hatfield for over fifteen years with particular emphasis on integrating the tax requirements of their business life into their overall planning strategies….

Laure Duhot

Laure Duhot Managing Director – Strategic Capital Markets at Grainger PLC Board Member at Grainger Trust Laure is responsible for corporate finance transactions and the growing of recurrent fee income from third-parties, through the establishment of funds and joint-ventures. She chairs Grainger’s Fund Management Board which oversees and drives existing and new funds and partnerships….

Claire Vane

Claire Vane Director,  Integrated Resources Ltd Claire Vane set up Integrated Resources eleven days before the Twin Towers fell in 2001. She set up the business, after several HRD roles, because she felt there was a gap in the market for top quality HR expertise, across all functions and sectors, but at affordable fees. The business focuses on…

Yvonne Lee

Yvonne Lee Director, Savills Yvonne is a Director in Savills Worldwide Occupier Services. She is a member of the UK Corporate Account Management team and leads the M&A Advisory service. She specialises in providing strategic property advice within a business context, to a wide range of corporate clients, giving clients access to industry leading approaches to non-standard problems. Yvonne…

Helen Murcott

Helen Murcott Counsel – Real Estate,  King & Wood Mallesons Helen joined SJ Berwin (now King & Wood Mallesons) in 2006.  Her commercial property client base includes institutional real estate investment clients, developers and overseas investors into the UK real estate market.  She has acted for occupiers on HQ relocations and has extensive experience of structured…

Alison Nimmo

Alison Nimmo Chief Executive, The Crown Estate Alison Nimmo is Chief Executive of The Crown Estate which has a capital value of over £11.5 billion. The Estate’s assets range from prime real estate in London’s West End, to around 50% of the UK’s foreshore and almost the entire seabed around the UK, to farmland and forestry….

Victoria Hall

Victoria Hall Head of Corporate Finance UK, AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets Victoria joined AXA Investment Managers- Real Assets in 2007 and was appointed as Head of Corporate Finance UK in June 2014. Victoria has extensive experience in fund and transaction structuring, financing, liquidity management and financial reporting. During her time at AXA IM,…

Mary Finnigan

Mary Finnigan Senior European Counsel, WeWork Mary is in-house counsel for WeWork, a platform for creators, providing more than 40,000 members around the world with space, community and services through both physical and virtual offerings. WeWork is an international office tenant with 65 locations in 18 cities and four countries. Mary is responsible for the…