British GRI 2017London, 25 - 26 April 2017

Overview

British GRI is a get together of senior international and local real estate investors, developers and lenders. The collegial discussions enable you to interact and engage - much like an after-dinner conversation in your own living room. Identify like-minded peers, build relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.

 

 

PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE

  • Frank DowlingFrank DowlingHead of Real Estate InvestmentsNational Treasury Management Agency
  • Martin JepsonMartin JepsonPresident and Chief Operating OfficerBrookfield Property Group
  • Adam JosephAdam JosephManaging Director - European Real EstateMacquarie Group
  • Allen MacDonellAllen MacDonellManaging DirectorTeacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Paul WhitePaul WhiteChairmanFrogmore Real Estate Partners
  • Ben EppleyBen EppleyManaging DirectorApollo Management International LLP
  • Victoria  HillsVictoria HillsCEOOld Oak and Park Royal Development Corp
  • Adam ShahAdam ShahSVP & CIO, EuropeStarwood Capital
Frank Dowling
Frank Dowling
Head of Real Estate Investments
Dublin | Ireland
Segment: Investor
Biography:
A Chartered Accountant with over 12 years experience investing in and managing real estate assets, primarily in the UK and Ireland. Frank joined Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency in 2011, initially as a Senior Portfolio Manager with Ireland’s €74bn bad bank (NAMA), and is now Head of Real Estate Investments for the €8bn Irish Sovereign Wealth Fund (ISIF). Frank previously worked with PwC.
Martin Jepson
Martin Jepson
President and Chief Operating Officer
Brookfield Property Group
United Kingdom
Biography:
Martin joined Brookfield in 2011. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Hammerson plc and also held senior positions with property companies Howard Holdings, Taylor Woodrow Property Co. and Delancey.
Adam Joseph
Adam Joseph
Managing Director - European Real Estate
Macquarie Group
United Kingdom
Segment: Lending
Biography:
Macquarie Real Estate Lending provides bespoke finance solutions to companies operating across the full real estate spectrum including residential, retail, light industrial, data centres, office and hotels. Team has invested over €2 billion across Europe since 2010. Adam Joseph is a Managing Director and founder member of this team which was created in 2009.
Allen MacDonell
Allen MacDonell
Managing Director
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
United Kingdom
Paul White
Paul White
Chairman
Frogmore Real Estate Partners
United Kingdom
Biography:
Paul White oversees all activities at Frogmore. Paul brings 49 years of UK real estate experience to Frogmore and Chairs the Investment Committee. Paul joined Frogmore in 1995 as Managing Director. He set the Company’s vision and has delivered its sustained performance over the past 21 years. Under his leadership in changing market conditions, the listed company’s profit before taxation more than tripled from approximately £15 million to £55 million (1996 - 2000). He then led the privatisation of Frogmore Estates plc in January 2001. Since 2006, Frogmore has evolved into an established real estate investment manager. Paul spearheaded the raise of close to £1bn in equity capital globally across three closed-end funds. He has been involved in the origination, underwriting and financing of over £7bn transactions at Frogmore. Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum. He is a strong supporter of the Willow Foundation, a charity for seriously ill young adults. In 2016, Paul was awarded the MBE for his services to charity and in particular the Willow Foundation.
Ben Eppley
Ben Eppley
Managing Director
Apollo Management International LLP
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Ben Eppley is a Managing Director of Apollo in London and is primarily responsible for leading Apollo’s commercial real estate debt efforts in Europe. Prior to joining Apollo, he worked in the real estate structured finance and debt capital markets groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital, respectively. He started his career in the investment sales and capital markets advisory business at Eastdil Secured. Mr. Eppley holds a BA from Yale University.
Victoria  Hills
Victoria Hills
CEO
Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corp
United Kingdom
Adam Shah
Adam Shah
SVP & CIO, Europe
Starwood Capital
FORMAT

 

NOT YOUR TYPICAL CONFERENCE


A GRI is a get together of senior international and local real estate investors, developers and lenders. The discussion format enables you to interact with everyone in the room. Quickly find the right partners for your business, build high value relationships, and continue the conversation afterwards.


FORMAT
GRI has no speakers, no presentations. Instead, you have a selection of closed-door discussions where everyone can participate. Much like a conversation in your own living room, the dynamic environment allows you to engage with your peers in an informal and collegial setting.

Participating

PARTICIPATE AS A DELEGATE

Delegate slots are available for anyone senior currently active in real estate. Immerse yourself in a dynamic environment of informal group discussions where everybody participates. Discuss the latest opportunities, challenges and trends with top level decision makers. 

PARTICIPATE AS A DISCUSSION CO-CHAIR

Available exclusively to senior-level investors, developers and lenders that confirm their participation in advance, chairing a discussion at British GRI is a way of attending while enjoying greater visibility, reduced rates and other benefits.

Register as a delegate or co-chair

SPONSORSHIP

The GRI has a limited number of commercial packages available and our sponsorship team will be happy to tailor a package to ensure you maximise your return on investment. Enquire about Sponsorship

 

JOIN INDUSTRY LEADERS AS A CO-CHAIR


Available selectively to senior-level Investors, Developers and Lenders confirmed in advance, co-chairing is a way of attending while enjoying greater visibility, reduced rates and other benefits.


As a discussion Co-chair you do no more and no less than anyone else. Just bring your experience and opinions. Discussion co-chairs are featured in the marketing brochure, profiled on the website and event program book, and enjoy reduced rates to attend.


Each discussion has a limited number of places and these fill up fast.

If you are interested in co-chairing, request a callback or contact

Kirsty Stevens
+44 (0)207 121 5095

Timetable

April 25th and 26th, 2017

Day 1


13:30 - 14:30 Registration/Arrival


14:30 - 17:45 Discussions


17:55 - 19:00 Drinks Reception

 

Day 2


08:30 - 09:30 Checkin


09:30 - 10:30 Keynote Address


10:30 - 12:15 Discussions


12:15 - 13:30 Lunch


13:30 - 16:00 Discussions


16:00 - Farewell Drinks

Agenda
April 25th and 26th, 2017
Bricks ‘n’ mortar retail - back office for e-growth or new era of creativity?
Carolina Brochado - Principal Investments - Atomico
Carolina Brochado - Principal Investments - Atomico
Principal Investments
Atomico
Co-investments and club deals – recipe for success or too many cooks?
Bruno Lobo - Director, Real Estate - Aecom capitalReza Merchant - CEO - The Collective Partners LLP
Bruno Lobo - Director, Real Estate - Aecom capital
Director, Real Estate
Aecom capital
Reza Merchant - CEO - The Collective Partners LLP
CEO
The Collective Partners LLP
Community living and place shaping – what adds investment value?
Martin Jepson - President and Chief Operating Officer - Brookfield Property GroupVictoria Hills - CEO - OPDCDaniel Moylan - TFL Board Member Crossrail Ltd Board Mem - Transport for LondonChristopher Murray - Managing Director - Ridgeford Developments
Christopher Murray - Managing Director - Ridgeford Developments
Managing Director
Ridgeford Developments
Daniel Moylan - TFL Board Member Crossrail Ltd Board Mem - Transport for London
TFL Board Member Crossrail Ltd Board Mem
Transport for London
Martin Jepson - President and Chief Operating Officer - Brookfield Property Group
President and Chief Operating Officer
Brookfield Property Group
Victoria Hills - CEO - OPDC
CEO
OPDC
Debt finance - how far will lenders follow investors up the risk curve?
Ben Eppley - Managing Director - Apollo ManagementJosé Holgado - Managing Director CRE - FMS WertmanagementDaniel Pottorff - Director - Debt Investments - LaSalle Investment ManagementGregory Clerc - Managing Director - Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Andrea Vanni - Managing Director - Deutsche Asset & Wealth Manage
Managing Director
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Manage
Ben Eppley - Managing Director - Apollo Management
Managing Director
Apollo Management
Daniel Pottorff - Director - Debt Investments - LaSalle Investment Management
Director - Debt Investments
LaSalle Investment Management
Gregory Clerc - Managing Director - Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
José Holgado - Managing Director CRE - FMS Wertmanagement
Managing Director CRE
FMS Wertmanagement
Lorna Brown - Managing Director - Blackstone UK
Managing Director
Blackstone UK
Dublin - are short term players now ready for the long game?
Adam Shah - SVP & CIO, Europe - Starwood CapitalFrank Dowling - Head of Real Estate Investments - Ireland Strategic Pension FundPaul McDonnell - Head of Global Property Finance - Bank of IrelandAndrew Gunne - CEO - Chartered Land
Adam Shah - SVP & CIO, Europe - Starwood Capital
SVP & CIO, Europe
Starwood Capital
Andrew Gunne - CEO - Chartered Land
CEO
Chartered Land
Frank Dowling - Head of Real Estate Investments - Ireland Strategic Pension Fund
Head of Real Estate Investments
Ireland Strategic Pension Fund
Paul McDonnell - Head of Global Property Finance - Bank of Ireland
Head of Global Property Finance
Bank of Ireland
European gateway cities – Brexit ‘flight of capital’ - where will it land?
Krysto Nikolic - Vice President - TPG CapitalMichael Vrana - Principal - Blackstone
Krysto Nikolic - Vice President - TPG Capital
Vice President
TPG Capital
Michael Vrana - Principal - Blackstone
Principal
Blackstone
Industrial logistics and warehousing investment - will out-of town or urban location provide better…
Tristram Frost - Consultant - Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH
Industrial logistics and warehousing investment - will out-of town or urban location provide better returns?

Tristram Frost - Consultant - Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH
Consultant
Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH
Logistics and the impact of e-commerce - can the party continue?
George Blom - Director - Geo Mar BVCane Napolitano - Principal - Valor Real Estate Partners LLP - UK
Cane Napolitano - Principal - Valor Real Estate Partners LLP - UK
Principal
Valor Real Estate Partners LLP - UK
George Blom - Director - Geo Mar BV
Director
Geo Mar BV
New build resi - what price point is needed and what will sell? Presentation followed by discussion
James Murray - Head of Housing and Residential Planning - Greater London Authority
James Murray - Head of Housing and Residential Planning - Greater London Authority
Head of Housing and Residential Planning
Greater London Authority
Opportunistic - any choice not to be?
Nicolas Massiere - Principal, Private Equity Real Estate - Cale Street PartnersAllen Chilten - European Director - Rockspring Property IMLloyd Lee - Managing Partner - YOO CapitalArtem Korolev - Principal UK investments - GreenOak Real Estate
Allen Chilten - European Director - Rockspring Property IM
European Director
Rockspring Property IM
Artem Korolev - Principal UK investments - GreenOak Real Estate
Principal UK investments
GreenOak Real Estate
Lloyd Lee - Managing Partner - YOO Capital
Managing Partner
YOO Capital
Nicolas Massiere - Principal, Private Equity Real Estate - Cale Street Partners
Principal, Private Equity Real Estate
Cale Street Partners
Shopping centres, mixed use and retail parks - what really adds value to retail?
Bobby Sheehan - Director - Edinburgh House EstatesJane Jeffery - Acquisitions Director, UK - UK and European InvestmentsAnthony Khoi - President - Aerium Turkey
Anthony Khoi - President - Aerium Turkey
President
Aerium Turkey
Bobby Sheehan - Director - Edinburgh House Estates
Director
Edinburgh House Estates
Jane Jeffery - Acquisitions Director, UK - UK and European Investments
Acquisitions Director, UK
UK and European Investments
The investment cycle – keep dancing until the music stops or time to take a seat?
Allen MacDonell - Managing Director - Teacher Retirement System of TOwen Lynch - Managing Director - LGL Trustees LimitedAdam Joseph - Managing Director, European Real Estate - MacquarieAndrew Radkiewicz - Global Head of Debt Strategy - PGIM Real Estate
Adam Joseph - Managing Director, European Real Estate - Macquarie
Managing Director, European Real Estate
Macquarie
Allen MacDonell - Managing Director - Teacher Retirement System of T
Managing Director
Teacher Retirement System of T
Andrew Radkiewicz - Global Head of Debt Strategy - PGIM Real Estate
Global Head of Debt Strategy
PGIM Real Estate
Owen Lynch - Managing Director - LGL Trustees Limited
Managing Director
LGL Trustees Limited
Paul House - Managing Partner - Venn Partners
Managing Partner
Venn Partners
Randeesh Sandhu - CEO - Urban Exposure Ltd
CEO
Urban Exposure Ltd
Sameer Dalamal - Head of European Commercial Real Estate - Och-Ziff Management Europe
Head of European Commercial Real Estate
Och-Ziff Management Europe
UK regions - attractive yields or at risk of oversupply?
Paul Whitley - Managing Director - Re-Creo DevelopmentsJoanna Greenslade - Director - Barwood Developments
Joanna Greenslade - Director - Barwood Developments
Director
Barwood Developments
Paul Whitley - Managing Director - Re-Creo Developments
Managing Director
Re-Creo Developments
The Coworking phenomenon – overhyped niche or office of the future?
Charlie Green - Co-CEO - The Office Group
Charlie Green - Co-CEO - The Office Group
Co-CEO
The Office Group
Defensive strategies - which counter-cyclical trends will yield results?
Brandon Hollihan - Founding Partner - Castleforge PartnersManish Gudka - CEO - Aprirose Real Estate InvestmentMark W. Pearson - Managing Director, General Counsel - Nitya CapitalSuchit Punnose - Founder & CEO - Red Ribbon Asset Management
Brandon Hollihan - Founding Partner - Castleforge Partners
Founding Partner
Castleforge Partners
Manish Gudka - CEO - Aprirose Real Estate Investment
CEO
Aprirose Real Estate Investment
Mark W. Pearson - Managing Director, General Counsel - Nitya Capital
Managing Director, General Counsel
Nitya Capital
Suchit Punnose - Founder & CEO - Red Ribbon Asset Management
Founder & CEO
Red Ribbon Asset Management
Finding upside in Europe - Italy, Spain or CEE?
Retirement and extra care - here at last or still a pipedream?
Carolina Brochado
Carolina Brochado
Principal Investments
Atomico
Ezio Sicurella
Ezio Sicurella
Senior Vice President
Montreal | Canada
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Since 2002, Mr. Sicurella has been investing in real estate internationally for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He has been responsible since 2011 for strategic investments and partnerships for Ivanhoé Cambridge’s multiresidential strategy in major cities within the United States, Canada and London (UK). His responsibilities include investments with strategic real estate fund managers, as well as having executed the Company’s disposition of its international hotel portfolio. Previously, he was Vice President, Financial Advisory Services, at Deloitte & Touche and holds a Bachelor’s Degree (with great distinction) in Commerce, Finance and Accounting from McGill University. He holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst
Mark Allnutt
Mark Allnutt
Senior Director Investments
Greystar Europe Holdings
Martin Skinner
Martin Skinner
-
- / -
Founder & CEO
London | United Kingdom
Segment: Property Investor
Biography:
A seasoned entrepreneur and property investor, Martin has experienced many of the highs and lows of business and property investment over the years and remains a passionate advocate of small businesses, private investment and property development. He set up, grew and sold his first technology business directly after leaving university with a Business Computing degree. He then developed a substantial high-yield portfolio of houses rented out to young professionals around Canary Wharf. Nice Group – a fast growing property development After establishing portfolios of more than £150m (yielding more than 10% gross), Martin and his business partners sold 25% of their £30m operating business. He is now combining this experience in London residential property, finance and technology to build Inspired Asset Management. With a portfolio approaching £300m GDV, Inspired has established a number of substantial Joint Ventures through which it is rolling out its unique high-tech, high-spec As an expert on London residential property, Martin is a regular speaker at Real Estate Fund conferences and forums He has also featured prominently in the BAFTA award winning BBC series The Tower
Pauline Bradley
Pauline Bradley
CEO
Greyfriars
United Kingdom
Segment: Private Investor
Biography:
Former Corporate Banker who rose to Executive level before leaving the industry in 2006. Led two high performing transacting teams that became market leaders in PFI and Real Estate. Member of the Bank’s Credit and Investment Committees and held Board positions in Housebuilding, Real Estate and Hotel & Leisure sectors. Became CEO of a pan European Property Company where she implemented a major restructure before moving to set up the UK office for a European Private Equity company. Formed Greyfriars in 2008 as a co-investing advisory business, working with US funds and HNWI sourcing debt and equity opportunities in the UK Real Estate sector.
Richard Green
Richard Green
Partner
Venn Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Lender
Biography:
Richard was part of the founding team at Venn, and oversees our credit structuring and analytics. Formerly in the securitisation groups at JP Morgan and Fitch Ratings, he has over 15 years experience in the asset finance and credit markets having worked on a spectrum of commercial and residential real estate and consumer financings. He has a proven track record in creating and managing innovative financing solutions, as well as designing and developing cutting-edge credit risk and valuation analytical tools. His experience has included ‘first time’ transactions and solutions tailored for acquisition financing. Richard has a master's in finance and a degree in law.
Tony Brooks
Tony Brooks
Managing Director
Moda Living
Bruno Lobo
Bruno Lobo
Director, Real Estate
Aecom capital
Brazil
Segment: Private Equity
Biography:
Mr. Lobo is currently a director of AECOM Capital, the investment arm of AECOM. AECOM Capital works with institutional partners and experienced developers to invest in gateway cities in the Unites States and the United Kingdom. AECOM’s Global Fund I is structured as a co-general partner fund platform and has closed on or is in contract for approximately $3.5 billion or 8 million square feet (including parking) in 15 ground-up real estate development and value-add projects. AECOM’s service offerings globally provide AECOM Capital a built-in platform for access to proprietary deals, sourced both through client requests and a vast network of employee relationships.
Reza Merchant
Reza Merchant
CEO
The Collective Partners LLP
United Kingdom
Biography:
In 2010, frustrated by the lack of high-quality, accessible accommodation for young people in London, Reza set up The Collective, one of the most innovative and dynamic property companies in London. It is the UK’s first and the world’s largest Co-living provider. Reza combines an agile startup mentality with a proven design and development expertise to bring about innovation in the property market. The Collective creates spaces that allows residents to engage in a collaborative community through shared experiences, chance encounters and social events, aiming to design, develop, and manage each community they create.
Christopher Murray
Christopher Murray
Managing Director
Ridgeford Developments
United Kingdom
Biography:
Christopher Murray co-founded Ridgeford Properties Ltd in 1996; Christopher has undertaken a number of developments in Central London, recently completing, the Fitzrovia Apartments consisting of 70 luxury apartments, state of the art office space and a new facility to house the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital; this won the Urban Land Institute’s Award for Global Excellence. Recently, Ridgeford acquired an entire city block in the heart of Marylebone W1. Plans include private residential and the development of a new retail district. In January 2013, he founded W1 Developments, an award-winning, internationally recognized, property company focused on producing exceptional quality single and mixed-use developments. The company is currently managing a joint venture developing Principal Tower, a 50-storey tower, comprising of 243 luxury apartments and penthouses located in the City of London.
Daniel Moylan
Daniel Moylan
TFL Board Member Crossrail Ltd Board Mem
London | United Kingdom
Segment: Transport, policy
Biography:
Daniel Moylan is Deputy Chairman of Transport for London, Chairman of Crossrail 2 Limited and a non-executive director of Crossrail Limited. He is also Chairman of the Mayor’s Design Advisory Group. He has served on the board of Transport for London since 2008 and has overseen a massive programme of investment in transport infrastructure. He has also led the Mayor’s work to improve London’s public realm and to make the case for a new airport to the east of the capital. Daniel Moylan has been a Conservative councillor in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea since 1990 and was Deputy Leader of the Council from 2000 to 2011.
Martin Jepson
Martin Jepson
President and Chief Operating Officer
Brookfield Property Group
United Kingdom
Biography:
Martin joined Brookfield in 2011. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at Hammerson plc and also held senior positions with property companies Howard Holdings, Taylor Woodrow Property Co. and Delancey.
Victoria Hills
Victoria Hills
CEO
OPDC
Biography:
Victoria Hills MRTPI Chief Executive Officer Old Oak & Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) Victoria is a chartered town planner with 20 years post-graduate experience, working in local government (Wycombe District Council), consultancy (Steer Davies Gleave) and most latterly at the Greater London Authority. Working for the Mayor of London, Victoria spent seven years working in the Mayor’s Transport Team, and then a further three years in the Mayor’s 2012 City Operations Team, as Head of Programme, before returning to the GLA’s Transport Team as Head of Transport in autumn 2012 to drive forward delivery of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy, Infrastructure Plan and transport manifesto commitments. In autumn 2014 Victoria was seconded to set up the Mayor’s second Mayoral Development Corporation, Old Oak and Park Royal (OPDC) where in April 2015 she took up the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer, and was permanently appointed in June 2015. This exciting role sees Victoria utilising her planning, transport and programme management expertise to drive forward the transformation of Old Oak and Park Royal, London’s largest opportunity area and what will become the UK’s larges
Andrea Vanni
Andrea Vanni
Managing Director
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Manage
Biography:
Mr Vanni is a Managing Director at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management for the real estate investment business (formerly RREEF Real Estate) within the Alternatives and Real Assets platform. Mr. Vanni joined the firm in June 2007. Since then he has accomplished over £2 billion restructuring of senior, mezzanine and CMBS. Previously, he worked at JP Morgan commercial mortgage group. Over the last ten years, he has completed real estate transactions with an aggregate value in excess of £8 billion in the form of equity, senior, mezzanine, distressed debt and structured finance transactions.
Ben Eppley
Ben Eppley
Managing Director
Apollo Management
Biography:
Ben Eppley is a Managing Director of Apollo in London and is primarily responsible for leading Apollo’s commercial real estate debt efforts in Europe. Prior to joining Apollo, he worked in the real estate structured finance and debt capital markets groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital, respectively. He started his career in the investment sales and capital markets advisory business at Eastdil Secured. Mr. Eppley holds a BA from Yale University.
Daniel Pottorff
Daniel Pottorff
Director - Debt Investments
LaSalle Investment Management
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Dan joined LaSalle in August 2014 as a Director in the Debt Investments and Special Situations team and is responsible for originating, negotiating and executing transactions for the fund’s clients and managed funds. Prior to joining LaSalle, Dan worked at Strategic Value Partners where he was involved in acquiring c.€300m distressed CMBS, whole loans and mezzanine loans backed by real estate in UK, Germany and Spain. Prior to SVP, Dan was part of the Securitized Products Group at Morgan Stanley where he was involved in underwriting c. €10bn of lending in the UK, Spain, Benelux and Germany as well as structuring CMBS for the ELOC conduit program.
Gregory Clerc
Gregory Clerc
Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Bank
Biography:
Gregory Clerc is working in the Mortgages Department focusing on the origination, structuring and heads the distribution of commercial RE debt in Europe. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Greg worked on the mortgages sales and trading desk as well as in the Commercial RE Finance group on the structuring and distribution of a wide range of CRE debt deals from traditional senior lending, opco-propco, mezzanine and hotel financings throughout Europe. Greg led landmark transactions in Europe like the €935m Coeur Defense financing in Paris for Lone Star as well as the acquisition of the €650m Jurys In Hotel group in England and Ireland. Prior to this, Greg was with Societe Generale, PBB and HSBC where he worked on CRE debt deals across Europe.
José Holgado
José Holgado
Managing Director CRE
Germany
Segment: Public Wind-Down Agency
Biography:
José Holgado is Managing Director and Head of Commercial Real Estate II (Workout) at FMS Wertmanagement (FMS), which was founded in 2010 as the winding-up institution for the nationalised Hypo Real Estate. Mr. Holgado has 24 years of experience in the ba...
Lorna Brown
Lorna Brown
Managing Director
Blackstone UK
Biography:
Lorna Brown is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group, based in London and focused on originating, underwriting, analysing and managing real estate debt investments across Europe. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2012 Ms. Brown held the role of Managing Director within the Real Estate Group at RBS, where her responsibilities included the origination, underwriting and syndication of real estate debt and latterly as Head of the UK Real Estate Restructuring team. Prior to joining RBS, Ms. Brown worked as a Chartered Surveyor. Lorna is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Andreas Wuermeling
Andreas Wuermeling
Head of Loan Markets
Biography:
Andreas Wuermeling is Head of the business area Loan Markets Real Estate and Public Investment Finance and has worked for HRE Group since 2006. The Group is looking after large loan arrangement, loan trades (club and post, in and out) and structured solutions (incl. Mezz and Equity) for all global pbb exposures. Andreas has worked in this and similar roles, but also on the securitization side for 15 years. He is a qualified lawyer for German Law.
Aurelien Lanfray
Aurelien Lanfray
Senior Vice President
Macquarie Group
United Kingdom
Segment: Lending
Biography:
Aurelien Lanfray is a Senior Vice President in the European Real Estate Lending group of Macquarie’s Corporate and Asset Finance division (CAF). Aurelien joined Macquarie in 2013 and has over 13 years of real estate experience, having previously worked at Westbrook Partners, BNP Paribas Real Estate and Deutsche Bank. Since joining Macquarie, Aurelien has sourced or executed real estate, infrastructure and corporate transactions in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Ireland.
Bryan McDonnell
Bryan McDonnell
Head of European Real Estate Finance
PGIM REAL ESTATE FINANCE
United Kingdom
Segment: Lender
Biography:
Bryan is a Principal with PGIM Financial and leads PGIM Real Estate Finance’s European team. PGIM is one of the largest real estate lenders the world with $87 billion of assets under management and assets under administration as of 31st March 2016, including $14.5 billion of new loans originated globally in 2015. Within Europe, PGIM has annual new loan origination of c. €1 billion in European real estate debt with deal sizes from £/€ 10 million to £/€300 million per deal. Bryan is based in London.
David Christie
David Christie
Managing Director
ESO Capital Group
Biography:
Mr. Christie is a director for CarVal Investors, responsible for origination, investment and asset management of European real estate. Before joining the firm in 2013, Mr. Christie was the head of asset management (Europe) for ARES Management. Previously, he had an investment and asset management role with Quinlan Private, focusing on assets in Europe, primarily in the U.K. Mr. Christie started his commercial real estate career with Knight Frank and Insignia Richard Ellis. He also gained development and investment experience at Green Property and Doughty Hanson. He holds a BSc with honors in property valuation and finance from City University Business School.
Fergal Feeney
Fergal Feeney
Managing Director
Earlsfort Capital Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Debt Fund
Biography:
Fergal Feeney is currently joint managing director of Earlsfort Capital Partners. He was formerly Head of Asset Recovery for Irish Bank Resolution Corporation - UK based in London. He joined IBRC (originally Anglo Irish Bank) in 1997 and has worked in loan origination and portfolio management in Ireland, Western Europe and United Kingdom. During his time at IBRC he was responsible for a commercial real estate loan portfolio of circa €3BN with assets in UK and Europe. He holds a MSC Degree in Business Studies.
Kirk Adamson
Kirk Adamson
Principal
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Kirk Adamson is a Principal in Blackstone’s Real Estate Debt Strategies team (BREDS). He is based in London. Since joining Blackstone in 2012, Mr. Adamson has been involved in sourcing, underwriting and structuring debt investments across all asset types throughout EMEA. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Adamson was an Associate in Deutsche Bank’s Global Commercial Real Estate Group where he worked from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Adamson worked as an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank from 2008 to 2010, based in both New York and London. Mr. Adamson received a BS in Accounting & Business Administration from Washington & Lee University where he graduated magna cum laude.
Mikko Syrjanen
Mikko Syrjanen
CEO
Aalto Invest
Biography:
Mikko Syrjänen is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Aalto Invest. He is a portfolio manager of the firm’s CRE lending strategy. Prior to founding Aalto Invest, Mr. Syrjänen co-headed Cheyne Capital’s team responsible for real estate debt investments and alternative investment strategies. The funds co-managed by Mr. Syrjänen were nominated for hedge fund performance awards in 2006, 2008 and 2010, including the winner of “distressed credit fund of the year” in 2010 by Eurohedge. Prior to joining Cheyne Capital, he was a vice president at Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division. He is also a past board member of Garigal Asset Management in Germany and Novron Group, a residential real estate development company in Turkey. Mikko graduated from Helsinki School of Economics with M.Sc. in Finance, where he graduated among the top 5% of his class.
Per Mario Floden
Per Mario Floden
Director
United Kingdom
Segment: Advisor
Biography:
Per Mario is the head of Real Estate Origination. He has over 11 years of structured finance and real estate experience. Before joining Chalkhill he was director of European real estate structured finance origination at Eurohypo. Prior to this, he helped set up ABN Amro's structured real estate capital team, where he originated and structured numerous transactions and covered some of the largest real estate investors in Europe. Per Mario's prior experience also includes ABS/CMBS structuring across Europe.
Spencer Steadman
Spencer Steadman
CFO
Lumina Real Estate Capital
United Kingdom
Biography:
Lumina have considerable growth plans and expect to launch a further real estate private equity fund later this year.
Adam Shah
Adam Shah
SVP & CIO, Europe
Starwood Capital
Andrew Gunne
Andrew Gunne
CEO
Chartered Land
Dublin | Ireland
Segment: Developer
Biography:
Andrew Gunne is Chief Executive of Chartered Land. His primary roles are to oversee the business and grow Chartered Land’s asset base by securing new ventures in conjunction with leading global real estate capital partners. Prior to joining Chartered Land, Andrew was Managing Director of Key Capital Real Estate in Dublin and London, a business he co-founded in 2010. Between 1999 and 2010, Andrew played a senior role in various Capital Markets Divisions in London and Dublin with CB Richard Ellis.
Frank Dowling
Frank Dowling
Head of Real Estate Investments
Ireland Strategic Pension Fund
Biography:
A Chartered Accountant with over 12 years experience investing in and managing real estate assets, primarily in the UK and Ireland. Frank joined Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency in 2011, initially as a Senior Portfolio Manager with Ireland’s €74bn bad bank (NAMA), and is now Head of Real Estate Investments for the €8bn Irish Sovereign Wealth Fund (ISIF). Frank previously worked with PwC.
Paul McDonnell
Paul McDonnell
Head of Global Property Finance
Bank of Ireland
Ireland
Krysto Nikolic
Krysto Nikolic
Vice President
TPG Capital
United Kingdom
Michael Vrana
Michael Vrana
Principal
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Michael Vrana is a Principal in Blackstone’s Real Estate Group based in London. Mr. Vrana leads Blackstone’s real estate acquisitions in the UK. Since joining in 2013, Mr. Vrana has been involved in a number of investments in Europe, including the acquisitions of Max Property Group and Multi Corporation. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Vrana was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs, where he spent eight years focused on real estate investments in North America. Mr. Vrana graduated from Duke University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Charlie Desmond
Charlie Desmond
Founding Partner
Brydell Partners
David Bennett-Rees
David Bennett-Rees
Chairman
Freemasons Pension Scheme
United Kingdom
Biography:
He has recently spoken at specialised Investment and Pensions conferences in places such as Dublin, Copenhagen, Geneva, Lisbon and Iceland.
Jenny Hammarlund
Jenny Hammarlund
Director
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
United Kingdom
Segment: Alternative investor
Biography:
Jenny Hammarlund joined KKR in 2016, and is primarily focused on real estate investments in Western Europe. Prior to joining KKR, Jenny was a Director with Värde Partners and a Vice President with Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners (“LBREP”) in New York. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Paul White
Paul White
Chairman
Frogmore Real Estate Partners
United Kingdom
Biography:
Paul White oversees all activities at Frogmore. Paul brings 49 years of UK real estate experience to Frogmore and Chairs the Investment Committee. Paul joined Frogmore in 1995 as Managing Director. He set the Company’s vision and has delivered its sustained performance over the past 21 years. Under his leadership in changing market conditions, the listed company’s profit before taxation more than tripled from approximately £15 million to £55 million (1996 - 2000). He then led the privatisation of Frogmore Estates plc in January 2001. Since 2006, Frogmore has evolved into an established real estate investment manager. Paul spearheaded the raise of close to £1bn in equity capital globally across three closed-end funds. He has been involved in the origination, underwriting and financing of over £7bn transactions at Frogmore. Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum. He is a strong supporter of the Willow Foundation, a charity for seriously ill young adults. In 2016, Paul was awarded the MBE for his services to charity and in particular the Willow Foundation.
Shamik Narotam
Shamik Narotam
Head of UK & Ireland
United Kingdom
Segment: Financial Services
Biography:
Shamik is based in London and part of the MSREI acquisition and asset management team, working on sourcing, negotiating and managing investments for MSREI across all European jurisdictions, with additional responsibility for the UK. Before joining MSREI, Shamik was based in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, investing in roads and infrastructure in South America for a global investor. Shamik is also a chartered structural engineer. Shamik received a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London and an MBA in Finance with distinction from the London Business School. Shamik is a Portuguese national, and has lived and worked in Europe, South America, North America and Asia.
Simon Laker
Simon Laker
Head of European Asset Management
H.I.G. Capital
United Kingdom
Biography:
Simon is a Principal of H.I.G. Realty Partners based in London and is responsible for Asset Management across the H.I.G. European RE portfolio. Simon has over 20 years of experience working in the European RE market in both advisory and investor roles. As a qualified MRICS surveyor, he has managed a diverse range of RE projects, including retail, offices and industrial portfolios covering acquisition, development, operational management and value add roles. Prior to joining H.I.G. Capital, Simon was Director & Head of Asset Management at Evans Randall Limited. He has also held senior RE positions with F&C REIT Asset Management and Cushman & Wakefield. Simon holds a MSc Real Estate and Development qualification from University of East London
Frank John Croston
Frank John Croston
Founding Partner
Hamilton Hotel Partners
Ilyas Aslam
Ilyas Aslam
Director
Quadrum Real Estate LLP
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor - developer
Biography:
Ilyas Aslam has been a Director at Quadrum Global since Quadrum’s inception in late 2013. Ilyas has over 15 years’ experience working within the investment and real estate sectors. During this time Ilyas has held various senior positions. He has setup and maintained international offices as well as multi-jurisdictional corporate structures and has also managed numerous cross-border debt projects. He is a finance professional with broad Director level experience of both pan-European corporate & investment structures as well as in wider jurisdictions.
Mads R. Loewe
Mads R. Loewe
Managing Director
Carlton Group
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Bank
Biography:
Mr. Loewe has 10 years of global private equity and RE experience covering both the US and Europe. Prior to joining the joining Carlton, He specialized in the mezzanine debt and preferred equity investment in RE assets in key global gateway cities for one of the largest private equity fund managers in the world with over $30 billion in AuM. He is also a highly accomplished international corporate and private equity attorney, having advised on some of the largest deals in the world while also distinguishing himself by his commitment to give back to the community, which has earned him the Empire State Counsel nomination by the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Loewe speaks French, Russian, Danish, Spanish, Swedish and Norwegian.
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo Ghedini
Founder & CEO
Brera Serviced Apartments
Germany
Biography:

Matteo Ghedini is the founder and CEO of Brera Serviced Apartments. Matteo started Brera in 2013 by opening the first location in Nuremberg. Since then Brera expanded in Munich and Frankfurt and manages today ca. 150 Apartments. Born in Italy, Matteo started his career as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, attended an MBA at INSEAD and thereafter successfully completed the turnaround of a Real Estate Family Office in Germany. Passionate about Interior Design and about unleashing People´s talent, Matteo´s goal is to develop Brera to one of the most important long stay players in Europe.

Tristram Frost
Tristram Frost
Consultant
Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH
Biography:
Tristram has over 30 years’ experience in Pan-European RE in a range of advisory, fund management and principal capacities. After initial agency experience in the UK, he focused on pan-European, cross-border, cross-sector, commercial property investment with Weatherall Green and Smith, DTZ and King Sturge latterly at Partner level, including living for several years on the Continent. Additionally, Tristram worked in commercial development at Taylor Woodrow and in pan-European fund management with Pricoa PIM (now Rockspring). At Garbe, he is responsible for identifying new investment, development and funding opportunities, principally in the industrial and logistics field, in the UK, Germany and across Europe Tristram is a Member of the RICS
Cane Napolitano
Cane Napolitano
Principal
Valor Real Estate Partners LLP - UK
George Blom
George Blom
Director
Geo Mar BV
Netherlands
James Murray
James Murray
Head of Housing and Residential Planning
Greater London Authority
United Kingdom
Anthony Pell
Anthony Pell
Managing Director
Gracemark Investments
United Kingdom
Biography:
Anthony founded GraceMark in 1999, a real estate company which refurbishes, develops and asset manages commercial properties throughout Central London. Gracemark has undertaken in excess of £500m of developments since 2000. It has worked with joint venture partners including GE Real Estate, IVG Institutional Funds, Angelo Gordon and Wharton Asset Management to create over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of prime space. Anthony was formerly with The Citibank Private Bank and graduated from The American University in Washington D.C.
Neil Hasson
Neil Hasson
MD, Real Estate Investment - Europe
Investcorp International
United Kingdom
Reda Khatim
Reda Khatim
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Reda Khatim is the managing partner of Palm Capital, which he launched in 2007. Prior to starting Palm Capital, Reda was a founding principal of Citigroup Property Investors European opportunistic fund, €1.2bn pan European fund. He previously worked with Lonestar Funds in Europe and held various positions at Credit Suisse and Lazard. Reda holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. Reda’s experience includes corporate investments, asset transactions, non-performing loans and various distressed situations. He has invested in multiple jurisdictions as well as across asset classes and capital tranches.
Robert Rackind
Robert Rackind
Partner & Co Head Real Estate
EQT Partners
Biography:
Rob Rackind is a Partner of EQT Partners. Robert has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. He has held management positions for leading real estate investment, development and private equity companies: Wainbridge, Hines, CPIM, HRO and Meyer Bergman.
Sascha Lewin
Sascha Lewin
Managing Director
Westminster Real Estate
United Kingdom
Biography:
Sascha set up Westminster Real Estate in 2013 as an independent, principal backed property investment, development and asset management firm. Westminster Real Estate invests in commercial assets in the UK and Germany with an emphasis on value creation through active asset management. Westminster’s team is experienced in structuring and working alongside co-investors in joint-venture partnerships. Prior to Westminster, Sascha was a Director at Stenham Property responsible for Investments and Asset Management. Sascha has managed the acquisition and development of a substantial value-added commercial portfolio with a volume in excess of £1.5bn.
Tomas Jurdak
Tomas Jurdak
Managing Director
HB Reavis UK
United Kingdom
Biography:
Tomáš Jurdák joined HB Reavis in 2011 as Acquisition Manager, mainly responsible for the Group’s expansion into new markets. Following the successful acquisition of HB Reavis’ first UK asset in 2013, Tomáš relocated to London and became the Managing Director of HB Reavis UK. He is charged with introducing the company to the UK market, developing the overall operation and sourcing future projects for HB Reavis to invest in. Tomáš holds a Masters in Engineering from the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava, the Faculty of Sustainable and Experimental Architecture. He also holds an MBA in Business Strategy from the EADA Business School in Barcelona.
Allen Chilten
Allen Chilten
European Director
Rockspring Property IM
United Kingdom
Artem Korolev
Artem Korolev
Principal UK investments
GreenOak Real Estate
United Kingdom
Biography:
Artem Korolev is a Principal and Head of UK Acquisitions with GreenOak in the London office and has been with the firm since inception. Artem is responsible for sourcing and leading the execution of GreenOak’s investments in the UK. He has been focused on the UK market from the start of his career and has sourced and/or had a lead role in the acquisition or active asset management of over £500 million of UK direct property across sectors. Artem also has experience in hands-on asset and development management, leading some of GreenOak’s development/refurbishment projects in London. He was previously a member of the Morgan Stanley UK RE Investment Banking team, where he worked on a variety of M&A, restructuring, and capital raising mandates.
Lloyd Lee
Lloyd Lee
Managing Partner
YOO Capital
United Kingdom
Biography:
Mr. Lee serves as Managing Partner of yoo Capital, where he has been responsible for the origination, structuring and investment into complex residential-led mixed-use projects totalling over USD$850 million and 1.0 million square feet since 2011. The firm has joint ventured with institutional investors including major public companies, contractors and global money managers. Mr. Lee brings nearly 20 years experience in real estate and principal investing. He has been involved in both single assets, portfolio and large-scale corporate real estate acquisitions and asset management across the U.S., U.K., Europe as well as India and Latin America. Most recently, Mr. Lee oversaw European real estate private equity at Marathon Asset Management, a multi-billion global investment fund. Prior to Marathon, Mr. Lee also served at Starwood Capital for 9 years.
Nicolas Massiere
Nicolas Massiere
Principal, Private Equity Real Estate
Cale Street Partners
Anthony Khoi
Anthony Khoi
President
Aerium Turkey
Biography:
Anthony Khoi is the President of ÆRIUM Turkey and its subsidiary companies RETFUND and CEFIC, the leading Turkish firms in shopping centre development, leasing and center management, with a team of 100 professionals. He is also ÆRIUM Board Member and Head of ÆRIUM's investment in retail projects in Europe. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School (HBS) and EM LYON Business School. He is also a French state licensed architect and an alumnus of Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is Co-President of the HBS Alumni Real Estate Association in France and in Turkey, Board Member of the ICSC Europe and the Turkish Council of Shopping Centers (AYD). He is also an active board member, founder and supporter of several humanitarian organizations
Bobby Sheehan
Bobby Sheehan
Director
Edinburgh House Estates
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
A former Commercial Property Banker operating in the UK and European Senior debt Market Bobby has been directly involved in over £2 bn of transactions across all sectors of Commercial Real Estate. Having been one of the lenders to Edinburgh House Bobby joined them in 2010. Bobby is now a Board Director of the company his responsible include the finance side of the business as well new business expansion opportunities and direct involvement in asset management and investment strategies.
Jane Jeffery
Jane Jeffery
Acquisitions Director, UK
UK and European Investments
Biography:
Jane Jeffery is an Acquisitions Director with UK & European Investments responsible for the group's acquisition activities in the UK. Prior to joining UK & European, Jane held real estate private equity investment and fund management roles at Lumina Real Estate Capital, CBRE Global Investors and BNP Paribas Real Estate.
Felix Bauer
Felix Bauer
CEO
Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DR
Luxembourg
Biography:
Felix is CEO & CSO of DREF. He has been managing the Bauer Group since 2002. During his time at the helm, the Group has developed, managed and sold RE projects to a total value of €1.5b. Under his management, student housing has evolved into one of the G...
Ian Robert Baggett
Ian Robert Baggett
CEO
Adderstone Group
United Kingdom
Segment: Developer & Investor
Biography:
Ian Baggett – (BSc (Hons) PhD) - is the owner and founder of Adderstone Group property development organisation, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Adderstone Group was founded in 1999 and has grown to become one of the UK’s fastest-growing privately owned property development organisations. We deliver commercial and residential property development solutions for occupants and develop and package investment portfolios tailored to an investor’s bespoke requirements. We are looking forward to forging direct relationships with funds or private investors seeking a UK delivery partner with expert knowledge to assist with capital allocation into select sectors in UK regions.
Nitin Bhandari
Nitin Bhandari
Head - Direct Investments
LetterOne Treasury Services
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor & Developer
Biography:
Nitin Bhandari is Head of Direct Investments at LetterOne Treasury Services LLP, (LTS) responsible for private equity, direct lending and special situations investments. LTS manages financial investments in excess of $10 billion. Nitin is also a Partner of Pamplona Capital Management LLP and responsible for direct lending and special situation investments in the Credit Opportunities Fund. Nitin has been involved in the European real estate and asset backed markets for over 20 years and has previously led the European Real Estate and Principal Finance businesses of Nomura and Bear Stearns.
Paul Hadaway
Paul Hadaway
CEO
Empiric Student Property plc
Ryan Prince
Ryan Prince
Vice Chairman
United Kingdom
Adam Joseph
Adam Joseph
Managing Director, European Real Estate
United Kingdom
Biography:
Macquarie Real Estate Lending provides bespoke finance solutions to companies operating across the full real estate spectrum including residential, retail, light industrial, data centres, office and hotels. Team has invested over €2 billion across Europe since 2010. Adam Joseph is a Managing Director and founder member of this team which was created in 2009.
Allen MacDonell
Allen MacDonell
Managing Director
Teacher Retirement System of T
Andrew Radkiewicz
Andrew Radkiewicz
Global Head of Debt Strategy
PGIM Real Estate
United Kingdom
Biography:
Based in London, Andrew is responsible for the development and implementation of Pramerica’s debt strategies globally. Andrew is a member of the Global Management and Investment Committee, and the Global Investment Committee. Previously, Andrew was co-head of Europe where he was responsible for strategy development and implementation, and oversight of Pramerica’s European businesses. In 2007, Andrew co-founded the boutique fund manager Paramount PE, which was subsequently absorbed by Pramerica in 2009 to form the Pramerica RE Capital platform. Prior to founding Paramount PE, Andrew spent 13 years at N M Rothschild in London, most recently as MD of RE Finance and Debt Capital Markets. Earlier, he worked for Credit Lyonnais and Lloyds.
Owen Lynch
Owen Lynch
Managing Director
LGL Trustees Limited
Biography:
Owen specialises in the provision of director services to larger real estate and corporate clients. In addition, he is responsible for the promotion of LGL internationally and for setting strategy. Owen is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and has worked in Dublin, Johannesburg and Jersey. In addition to his extensive experience in managing real estate structures, having been involved in large, high profile development and investment holding projects for a wide range of clients, he has wide ranging experience of fiduciary and corporate services. Owen also has extensive commercial experience, including a nine year period where he was Finance Director of a manufacturing, wholesale and retail business.
Paul House
Paul House
Managing Partner
Venn Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Responsible for Venn’s Commercial Real Estate business. Paul spent over 20 years with Citigroup, heading Citi’s European Real Estate business before joining Venn Partners in 2013. Paul has a wealth of experience in loan origination, transaction structuring, advisory and loan distribution. Paul started his career with Citi in 1993 in Canada, before moving to Citi New York, and then to Citi in London in 2000. Paul is a member of the CFA Institute and holds a MBA from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada.
Randeesh Sandhu
Randeesh Sandhu
CEO
Urban Exposure Ltd
United Kingdom
Segment: Property Financier
Biography:
Randeesh is co-founder & CEO of Urban Exposure, one of the foremost fund managers in the specialist residential development lending market in the UK. Having previously worked in the actuarial, fund management & investment banking professions, he co-founded Urban Exposure in 2002. Urban Exposure is a principle lender in all areas of the capital stack; including bridge, senior debt, stretch senior and mezzanine finance. Urban Exposure has lent on some of the largest residential development transactions in the UK of recent years including a 40 storey tower in Tech City and a 46 storey tower in Canary Wharf. Randeesh has previously lectured on successful property development, and is a published author in the field of personal development.
Sameer Dalamal
Sameer Dalamal
Head of European Commercial Real Estate
Och-Ziff Management Europe
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Managing Director & Head of European Real Estate Credit at Och-Ziff. Prior to joining Och-Ziff in 2009, Mr Dalamal worked at Deutsche Bank in the Commercial Real Estate group since 2003. Founded in 1994 by Daniel S. Och, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group is one of the largest institutional alternative asset managers in the world. Och-Ziff provides asset management services globally through multi-strategy funds, credit funds, CLOs, real estate funds, equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles.
Joanna Greenslade
Joanna Greenslade
Director
Barwood Developments
Paul Whitley
Paul Whitley
Managing Director
Re-Creo Developments
United Kingdom
Segment: Developers
Biography:
Paul Whitley heads the Re-creo Group. Re-creo is a property development company which focuses on the acquisition and development of complex urban sites. For over two decades we have acquired sites, gained planning consents, undertaken design, managed developments, secured pre-sales or pre-lets prior to construction and managed the sales process. The sites that we acquire face complex design issues and demanding planning constraints. We resolve these by combining our deep understanding of the planning process with high quality, imaginative design solutions. Typically, we work in joint venture with third party investors. Their funding commitments complement our role in the sourcing, acquisition and management of the development.
Charlie Green
Charlie Green
Co-CEO
The Office Group
Brandon Hollihan
Brandon Hollihan
Founding Partner
Castleforge Partners
United Kingdom
Biography:
Brandon co-founded Castleforge Partners (formerly Mercer Real Estate Partners) in July 2010. Prior to founding Castleforge, Brandon worked for Westbrook Partners and Morgan Stanley Real Estate. Brandon has been involved in transacting over £1.5b of Real Estate asset value across the U.S. and Western Europe and has experience as both an advisor and an investor across a diverse range of investment types and asset classes. Castleforge Partners has recently completed raising CFP II, a £235 million discretionary fund that invests in value add / opportunistic real estate on behalf of US, UK, and European institutional investors.
Manish Gudka
Manish Gudka
CEO
Aprirose Real Estate Investment
Mark W. Pearson
Mark W. Pearson
Managing Director, General Counsel
Nitya Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Real Estate Investment
Biography:
Mark W. Pearson is a London-based Managing Director and General Counsel for Forum Partners. He was Of Counsel at Morrison & Foerster in Tokyo, Japan, where he worked on multinational financings, joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions throughout East Asia. As a Vice President at Security Capital Group, Mark managed general corporate matters and finance, joint venture and acquisition transactions. He has also worked for Mayer, Brown & Platt and Reid & Priest. Mark has an AB (hons) from Stanford University and a JD from the College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.
Suchit Punnose
Suchit Punnose
Founder & CEO
Red Ribbon Asset Management
Kirsty Stevens
Kirsty Stevens
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Director - UK
GRI
Biography:

Kirsty has seven year’s experience in conference production globally. Her previous role included Conference Producer for RICS, fostering events in Corporate Real Estate, Residential, Industrial and Regional Investments across UK, Middle East and Europe. Kirsty is passionate about industrial and logistics, residential alternatives, distressed Investing, as well as connecting investors and developers with focused discussions in her core markets of the UK and Europe.

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Anthony KhoiAnthony KhoiPresidentAerium Turkey
Raj KotechaRaj KotechaManaging DirectorAMRO Real Estate Partners
Ben EppleyBen EppleyManaging DirectorApollo Management
Manish GudkaManish GudkaCEOAprirose Real Estate Investment
Carolina BrochadoCarolina BrochadoPrincipal InvestmentsAtomico
Nikolay GolubevNikolay GolubevSenior Vice PresidentBain Capital
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Mikko Syrjanen
Mikko Syrjanen
CEO
Aalto Invest
Biography:
Mikko Syrjänen is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Aalto Invest. He is a portfolio manager of the firm’s CRE lending strategy. Prior to founding Aalto Invest, Mr. Syrjänen co-headed Cheyne Capital’s team responsible for real estate debt investments and alternative investment strategies. The funds co-managed by Mr. Syrjänen were nominated for hedge fund performance awards in 2006, 2008 and 2010, including the winner of “distressed credit fund of the year” in 2010 by Eurohedge. Prior to joining Cheyne Capital, he was a vice president at Morgan Stanley’s Investment Banking Division. He is also a past board member of Garigal Asset Management in Germany and Novron Group, a residential real estate development company in Turkey. Mikko graduated from Helsinki School of Economics with M.Sc. in Finance, where he graduated among the top 5% of his class.
Ian Robert Baggett
Ian Robert Baggett
CEO
Adderstone Group
United Kingdom
Segment: Developer & Investor
Biography:
Ian Baggett – (BSc (Hons) PhD) - is the owner and founder of Adderstone Group property development organisation, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Adderstone Group was founded in 1999 and has grown to become one of the UK’s fastest-growing privately owned property development organisations. We deliver commercial and residential property development solutions for occupants and develop and package investment portfolios tailored to an investor’s bespoke requirements. We are looking forward to forging direct relationships with funds or private investors seeking a UK delivery partner with expert knowledge to assist with capital allocation into select sectors in UK regions.
Bruno Lobo
Bruno Lobo
Director, Real Estate
Aecom capital
Brazil
Segment: Private Equity
Biography:
Mr. Lobo is currently a director of AECOM Capital, the investment arm of AECOM. AECOM Capital works with institutional partners and experienced developers to invest in gateway cities in the Unites States and the United Kingdom. AECOM’s Global Fund I is structured as a co-general partner fund platform and has closed on or is in contract for approximately $3.5 billion or 8 million square feet (including parking) in 15 ground-up real estate development and value-add projects. AECOM’s service offerings globally provide AECOM Capital a built-in platform for access to proprietary deals, sourced both through client requests and a vast network of employee relationships.
Anthony Khoi
Anthony Khoi
President
Aerium Turkey
Biography:
Anthony Khoi is the President of ÆRIUM Turkey and its subsidiary companies RETFUND and CEFIC, the leading Turkish firms in shopping centre development, leasing and center management, with a team of 100 professionals. He is also ÆRIUM Board Member and Head of ÆRIUM's investment in retail projects in Europe. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School (HBS) and EM LYON Business School. He is also a French state licensed architect and an alumnus of Harvard Graduate School of Design. He is Co-President of the HBS Alumni Real Estate Association in France and in Turkey, Board Member of the ICSC Europe and the Turkish Council of Shopping Centers (AYD). He is also an active board member, founder and supporter of several humanitarian organizations
Raj Kotecha
Raj Kotecha
Managing Director
AMRO Real Estate Partners
Ben Eppley
Ben Eppley
Managing Director
Apollo Management
Biography:
Ben Eppley is a Managing Director of Apollo in London and is primarily responsible for leading Apollo’s commercial real estate debt efforts in Europe. Prior to joining Apollo, he worked in the real estate structured finance and debt capital markets groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital, respectively. He started his career in the investment sales and capital markets advisory business at Eastdil Secured. Mr. Eppley holds a BA from Yale University.
Manish Gudka
Manish Gudka
CEO
Aprirose Real Estate Investment
Carolina Brochado
Carolina Brochado
Principal Investments
Atomico
Nikolay Golubev
Nikolay Golubev
Senior Vice President
Bain Capital
United Kingdom
Biography:
Mr. Golubev joined Bain Capital in 2014. He is a Senior Vice President in the Distressed and Non-Performing Loans team based in Bain Capital’s London office. Previously, Mr. Golubev worked in the European Principal Finance Fund at Apollo in London and invested in non-performing loan portfolios and real estate assets across Europe. Prior to that, he was an Associate at Peakside Capital, a spin-off of Merrill Lynch’s Global Principal Investments team, and began his investment career at Merrill Lynch in Frankfurt.
Gregory Clerc
Gregory Clerc
Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Bank
Biography:
Gregory Clerc is working in the Mortgages Department focusing on the origination, structuring and heads the distribution of commercial RE debt in Europe. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Greg worked on the mortgages sales and trading desk as well as in the Commercial RE Finance group on the structuring and distribution of a wide range of CRE debt deals from traditional senior lending, opco-propco, mezzanine and hotel financings throughout Europe. Greg led landmark transactions in Europe like the €935m Coeur Defense financing in Paris for Lone Star as well as the acquisition of the €650m Jurys In Hotel group in England and Ireland. Prior to this, Greg was with Societe Generale, PBB and HSBC where he worked on CRE debt deals across Europe.
Guillaume Gruchet
Guillaume Gruchet
Director, Real Estate Finance & Securitisation
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
United Kingdom
Biography:
Guillaume Gruchet is a Director within the Global Market division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. Guillaume works within the RE Finance group where his focus is on origination, structuring and distribution of real estate debt in EMEA. Guillaume has worked on a wide range of financings from traditional senior lending, opco/propco and mezzanine loans. Between 2009 and 2012, Guillaume worked on the ABS trading desk and was responsible for the CMBS trading book. Prior to joining BofAML in 2006, Guillaume held positions at Rothschild and Fitchratings, always with a focus on real estate and fixed income products. Guillaume started his career in London in 1998 in the real estate & hospitality team at Ernst & Young.
Paul McDonnell
Paul McDonnell
Head of Global Property Finance
Bank of Ireland
Ireland