Despina Katsikakis

Despina Katsikakis, Head of Occupier Business Performance, Cushman & Wakefield Despina is an industry leader with an international reputation for thought leadership and innovation, on the impact of the workplace, on people and business performance. Over her 35 year career, Despina has advised some of the world’s biggest companies, including Google, Unilever, BP, GSK, Morgan…

Edward Dixon

Edward V. Dixon MBA Edward is Sustainability Insights Director with FTSE100 real estate leaders Landsec, delivering sustainable design and innovation projects across their extensive commercial property portfolio and development pipeline. Landsec are increasingly recognised as a pioneer for their sustainability programme which includes large-scale investment into clean energy, cutting edge research into climate risk and…

Ann Marie Aguilar

Ann Marie Aguilar, WELL Faculty, WELL APDirector of Operations, EuropeInternational WELL Building Institute Ann Marie Aguilar joined the IWBI team in 2016, and from a base in London oversees the day-to-day activities of IWBI Europe. She supports the business development and technical teams and is the first point of contact for clients and design teams…

Cristina Gamboa

CEO of the World Green Building Council Cristina Gamboa, CEO of the World Green Building Council as of November 2018, is a passionate advocate for green buildings & cities as one of the most effective solutions to climate change and as a means to deliver on social justice and other environmental goals, like stopping biodiversity…

Andrea Carpenter

Director of Women Talk Real Estate Write and Communications Consultant in the Property Industry Author of ‘High Rise and Fall’ As a Director of Women Talk Real Estate, Andrea helps raise the visibility of female experts in the industry through the stage and media. On the writing side, her book about the history of the…

Anouk Khan

Chief Operating Officer, Real Estate Women Anouk began her career at Merrill Lynch International Private Bank in London in 1997 to advise High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth clients in the Middle East. In March 2009, Anouk moved to Dubai to join DeaconCapital Ltd, an asset management firm with responsibility for its operational,…

Darren Rogers

Partner, European Real Estate, Fried Frank London   Darren Rogers is a partner and head of Fried Frank’s European Real Estate Group, resident in London. He joined the Firm in August 2017. Mr. Rogers specializes in the full spectrum of commercial real estate transactions, with a particular focus on real estate capital markets transactions, major…

Jennifer A. Yashar

Partner, Real Estate, Fried Frank New York   Jennifer A. Yashar is a partner in the Real Estate Department, resident in Fried Frank’s New York office. She joined the Firm in 2005. Ms. Yashar’s practice covers a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, including commercial leasing for both landlords and tenants, acquisitions, dispositions, and…

Alex Fleming

President of Staffing and Solutions and Country Head The Adecco Group UK & Ireland Alex Fleming was appointed Country Head of the UK and Ireland alongside her role as President of Staffing and Solutions for The Adecco Group UK and Ireland in April 2018. As part of her remit, Alex leads three of the UK’s…

Ruth Jackson

Hines, Director – Investment Management Ruth Jackson joined Hines in July 2018 as the Portfolio Manager for Hines European Value Fund (HEVF).  Prior to Hines, she was the Portfolio Manager on a +€3.0 billion pan-European Fund at Invesco Real Estate for approximately 5 years and before that worked at JLL, advising clients on investments and…