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…

Liz Loughran

Director, Line Planning LL.B, MA MRTPI Liz Loughran runs a practice that provides strategic, policy and development advice on projects including planning applications for housing (and extra care), mixed-use development and masterplaning.  She has been practising as a dual qualified consultant in town planning and law for 25+ years (chartered town planner, formerly a solicitor)…

Emma Hindes

VP Shopping Centre Management, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Emma Hindes has managed shopping centres for over 19 years and is currently VP – Shopping Center Management for Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield. Prior to URW, working in retail management gave Emma an insight into the importance of delivering a high-quality product and service proposition. Combined with her experience of working with URW…

Kathryn Malloch

Head of Customer Experience, Hammerson Kathryn is Head of Customer Experience at Hammerson. She is responsible for shaping the experience within Hammerson’s shopping centres and retail parks to help create destinations that excite shoppers, attract retailers, reward investors and serve communities. During her time at Hammerson she has led a number of innovative projects, including…

Bernardine Wu

Founder & CEO, FitForCommerce Bernardine Wu is the founder and CEO of FitForCommerce, a specialized consultancy that helps hundreds of brands, retailers, malls, and meeting places accelerate their businesses through digital, ecommerce and omnichannel strategies, technology and innovation leverage, and operational optimization. Bernardine and the FitForCommerce team power The Innovation Office which curates emerging innovations…

Ginny Gibson

Professor Emerita, Henley Business School Reading University & CREW UK Board Member With an extensive career as an academic in real estate at University of Reading, Ginny has been passionate about how business change leads to new property requirements for organisations and has researched and taught all aspects of corporate real estate including the development…

Neil Impiazzi

Partnerships Director, SEGRO Neil joined SEGRO from the South East England Development Agency in 2007 and is responsible for public affairs and community relations across the company’s £6.6billion UK property portfolio. He is a member of the British Property Federation’s Industrial and Communication Committees as well the Mayor of London’s ‘East Plus’ team, which is…