Gemma Leonard

Partner, DAC Beachcroft Gemma specialises in private and affordable residential development, as well as mixed use and commercial property development. She advises a significant number of house builders, including Linden Homes, Crest Nicholson and Mount Anvil, on all aspects of land acquisition and development including site assembly acquisitions, option agreements and conditional contracts, overage, affordable…

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO, Kerten Hospitality Marloes Knippenberg, has an innovative mindset that has established the organisation as a disruptive, dynamic international hospitality group dedicated to the management of mixed-use developments in key global destinations.   Her journey in the hospitality field started with Hilton where Marloes held senior operational and commercial management positions for over a decade….

Enrico Sanna

Co-Founder & CEO FORA Enrico Sanna is the Co-Founder and CEO of Fora, a premium workspace provider that is bringing together the best of hospitality, design and members clubs to create environments that inspire. Fora currently owns fifteen buildings in locations including Clerkenwell, Borough, Reading, Southwark, Spitalfields, and Soho with new sites opening in Shoreditch…

Belen Moneo Feduchi

Principal, Moneo Brock Studio Belén Moneo is an architect and founding partner of Moneo Brock, an international architectural, planning and design firm of versatile professionals committed to the identification and implementation of sustainable solutions, with great faith in the promise of good design.   Belén studied Art History and Visual Arts at Harvard University, graduating Magna…

Adam Challis

Executive Director, EMEA Capital Markets Research & Strategy, JLL Adam co-ordinates JLL Capital Markets Research & Strategy across Europe, Middle East & Africa. He overseas a network of research specialists that work closely with investors to build targeted property investment strategies as part of the 500+ global research capability. As part of the research leadership…

Michela Hancock

Managing Director of Development, Greystar Michela Hancock is Managing Director for Greystar in the UK, where she is responsible for driving the company’s fully integrated development process. Michela oversees all project financing, amenity and unit planning, design, entitlements, construction, and lease-up efforts on high-density multifamily developments. She is also targeting a pipeline of Greystar projects…

Jill Xiaozhou Ju

Chief Investment Officer, The Collective Jill is the Chief Investment Officer at The Collective and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Jill is responsible for the firm’s fundraising, investment acquisitions, and strategic growth internationally. Jill joined The Collective in October 2017. Prior to The Collective she worked as Investment Director for Greystar Europe, where she…

Rachel Miller

Head of New Investment , Grosvenor Rachel has 12 years’ experience at Grosvenor in a range of investment and strategic roles. As Head of New Investment she sets strategy, originates and negotiates joint venture partnerships across all sectors which bring both commercial and social benefit. Grosvenor is a privately-owned investor, developer, landlord, asset manager and…

Polly Rodway

Partner, BDBF Law Polly has over ten years’ experience as an employment solicitor, and became a Partner of BDBF in June 2017. Polly advises both senior executives, and companies on employment related issues and uses this dual experience to give insightful and pragmatic advice. She is described by her clients as ‘diligent, forthright and supportive’,…