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Abigail Dean
Abigail Dean
Head of Sustainability
Nuveen Real Estate
Abigail Dean
https://www.nuveen.com/global/
London | United Kingdom
Nuveen is one of the largest real estate investment managers in the world with c.€93bn AUM. Managing a suite of c.80 funds and mandates.
Alexander Piur
Alexander Piur
Head of Innovation and Sustainability
ING Bank
Alexander Piur
http://www.ingcb.com/
http://www.ingcb.com/
+49 69 759 360
Frankfurt am Main | Germany
Global Bank with Real Estate Lending platforms in Europe, US, Asia and Australia
Aneta Rusiniak
Aneta Rusiniak
Director ESG - Europe
Invesco Real Estate
Aneta Rusiniak
https://www.invesco.com/corporate
Warsaw | Poland
Invesco is an independent global investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Great ideas transcend borders at Invesco.
Anna Murray
Anna Murray
Managing Director, Global Head of ESG
BentallGreenOak
Anna Murray
https://www.bentallgreenoak.com/
Toronto | Ontario | Canada
BentallGreenOak is a leading, global real estate investment management advisor and a globally-recognized provider of real estate services. BentallGreenOak serves the interests of more than 750 institutional clients with expertise in the asset management of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential property across the globe.
Assem El Alami
Assem El Alami
Head of International Real Estate Finance
Berlin Hyp
Assem El Alami
http://www.berlinhyp.de/
http://www.berlinhyp.de/
+49 30 259 95582
Berlin | Germany
Specialised RE Finance Bank - National and European presence in selected markets - Mortgage bond issuer Sustainability has been a central component of the Bank’s business strategy for years. It plays a pioneering role on the capital market in the development of sustainable refinancing products. Berlin Hyp’s clear focus, more than 150 years of experience and the ability to actively shape digital transformation in the RE sector characterise the Bank as a leading German RE and Pfandbriefbank.
Bernardo Korenberg
Bernardo Korenberg
Head of Sustainability and Innovation
Bouwinvest
Bernardo Korenberg
http://www.bouwinvest.nl/
Amsterdam | Netherlands
Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors BV invests assets of institutional investors (pension funds and insurers) in real estate. We invest for the long term, in a responsible manner, with an eye for the world around us. With the aim of a sustainable return for our customers.
Berthold Becker
Berthold Becker
Managing Director
TSC Real Estate Germany
Berthold Becker
http://www.tsc-realestate.de
Luxembourg | Luxembourg
Integrated Investment- and Asset Management firm with c EUR 1.5bn AUM (106 assets) specilizing in Core to Value-Add Health Care Real Estate incl. Senior Living and Residential real estate predominantly active in Germany but also in other major EU-countries such as IT, ESP, BEN, FRA serving mainly institutional clients but also family offices and private individuals.
Carl-Peter Reinecke
Carl-Peter Reinecke
Managing Director
MVPR Inc
Carl-Peter Reinecke
https://www.mvpr.ca/
Ottawa ON | Canada
MVPR Inc supports investors looking to realise ESG targets and low-carbon projects that yield higher and more stable returns.
Charlotte Jacques
Charlotte Jacques
Head of Sustainability at Schroder Real Estate
Schroders Capital
Charlotte Jacques
https://www.schroderscapital.com/en/site/home/
London | London, City of | United Kingdom
Deirdre Foley
Deirdre Foley
Owner and CEO
D2 Private
Deirdre Foley
http://www.d2private.com
Dublin | Ireland
D2 Private is a Boutique Real Estate Investment & Asset Management Business wholly owned by Deirdre Foley. It has originated, developed, actively managed and disposed of +£1.25bn of London assets and +€300mn of Dublin assets. Our overall strategy is to acquire, develop and manage the highest quality real estate assets on our own account and on behalf of third parties and primarily in commercial office real estate in London and Dublin.
Emily Hamilton
Emily Hamilton
Head of ESG
Savills Investment Management
Emily Hamilton
http://www.savillsim.com/
http://www.savillsim.com/
+44 (0) 20 7499 8644
London | United Kingdom
We are the investment management business of the Savills group, with 17 offices and €20.8bn AuM. We provide a full range of services across our extensive network of 17 offices across 13 countries, ranging from transactions and asset management to debt origination and investor relations to research and risk management.
Emmanuel Vallee
Emmanuel Vallee
Business Development Director
NEOM
Emmanuel Vallee
https://www.neom.com/
Riyadh | Saudi Arabia
A revolution in urban living, a redefinition of space and time, with sustainability at its core, a model of urban design that puts people and planet in harmony.
Guido Wolf
Guido Wolf
Director Group Development
Zabolis Partners
Jessica Cooper
Jessica Cooper
Chief Commercial Officer
IWBI
Jessica Cooper
https://www.wellcertified.com/
New York | USA
The International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) is leading the global movement to transform our buildings and communities in ways that help people thrive. IWBI delivers the cutting-edge WELL Building Standard™, the leading global rating system and the first to be focused exclusively on the ways that buildings, and everything in them, can improve our comfort, drive better choices, and generally enhance, not compromise, our health and wellness. The WELL v2™ pilot is the latest version of its popular WELL Building Standard, and the WELL Community Standard™ pilot is a district scale rating system that sets a new global benchmark for healthy communities. IWBI convenes and mobilizes the wellness community through management of the WELL AP credential, the pursuit of applicable research, the development of educational resources, and advocacy for policies that promote health and wellness everywhere.
Jill Brosig
Jill Brosig
Managing Director & Chief Impact Officer
Harrison Street
Jill Brosig
http://www.harrisonst.com
Chicago | IL | USA
Harrison Street is one of the leading investment management firms exclusively focused on alternative real assets. Since inception in 2005, the firm has created a series of differentiated investment solutions focused on demographic-driven, needs-based assets. The firm has invested across senior housing, student housing, healthcare delivery, life sciences and storage real estate as well as social and utility infrastructure. Headquartered in Chicago with offices in London and Toronto, the firm has more than 190-employees and approximately $33 billion in assets under management. Clients of the firm include a global institutional investor base domiciled in North America, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. Harrison Street has been awarded Best Places to Work by Pensions & Investments for the last seven consecutive years and was named 2020 Global Alternatives Investor of the Year by PERE.
Jim Landau
Jim Landau
Head of ESG
MetLife Investment Management
Jim Landau
https://investments.metlife.com/
Washington | USA
With over 150 years of disciplined risk-management experience we provide deep expertise in skillfully navigating markets with the goal of delivering strong, risk-adjusted returns. Our client-centric culture enables our dedicated team of investment professionals to singularly focus on creating the tailored solutions designed to help our clients meet their unique needs and objectives—both today and moving forward in the future.
Jose-Luis Pellicer
Jose-Luis Pellicer
Global Head of Investment Strategy
M&G Investments
Jose-Luis Pellicer
https://www.mandg.com/realestate/en-gb/institutional
London | United Kingdom
M&G Real Estate, the property fund management arm of M&G, is a specialist investor in all major real estate sectors across the globe.
Klaus Franken
Klaus Franken
Managing Partner
Catella Project Management
Klaus Franken
https://www.catella.com
https://www.catella.com
+49 (0)211 90 99 35 00
Düsseldorf | Germany
Catella is a leading specialist in property investments and fund management, with operations in 15 countries. It is a leading provider of corporate finance advisory services in the European property sector. We offer real estate companies, financial institutions, property funds and other property owners strategic advisory services, capital market-related services and high-end transaction advisory services.
Laura Craft
Laura Craft
SVP, Head of Global ESG Strategy
Heitman
Laura Craft
http://www.heitman.com
http://www.heitman.com
+1 312 855 5700
Chicago | IL | USA
In a business where changing market conditions are as much a constant as unexpected challenges, what differentiates a leading company is how it navigates these challenges to meet its goals. We embrace an environment of intellectual honesty as a cornerstone of our foundation. What does this mean? It means that we thoughtfully plan each step of our evolution, communicating transparently and respectfully. And we put all hands on deck, bringing our best investment, management, and research expertis
Liliya Dorozhovets
Liliya Dorozhovets
Head of Asset Management
Seaforth Land
Liliya Dorozhovets
http://www.seaforthland.com/
London | United Kingdom
Seaforth Land is an institutional grade value-driven real estate operating company specializing in high-alpha investments in the London City Fringe and Path of Growth markets.
Maria Hill
Maria Hill
Director Sustainability & Corporate Communications
ECE Work & Live GmbH & Co. KG
Maria Hill
http://www.ece.com
http://www.ece.com
+49 40 60606-0
Hamburg | Germany
ECE Work & Live develops, realizes, and operates major real estate projects such as residential and office buildings, logistics centers, hotels, and urban districts; invests in their development and enhancement; and thus creates state-of-the-art working and living spaces that inspire people and offer them room to grow. As part of the internationally active real estate and investment company ECE Group, ECE Work & Live has more than 55 years of expertise in developing and operating real estate and offers all its services from a single source – from plot scouting, planning, and project management to leasing, sales, and asset management of the real estate. The ECE Group manages real estate assets with a total value of more than 33 billion euros, has ongoing construction and planning activities with a volume of over 2.8 billion euros, and has been under the ownership of the Otto family since the founding of ECE in 1965.
Martin Gettings
Martin Gettings
Director Sustainability
Brookfield Asset Management
Martin Gettings
https://www.brookfield.com/
https://www.brookfield.com/
44 (0) 20 7408 8473
United Kingdom
Matthias Thoma
Matthias Thoma
CEO
EBP
Matthias Thoma
http://www.ebp.ch
http://www.ebp.ch
+41443951629
Zurich | Switzerland
Meredith Balenske
Meredith Balenske
Senior Vice President, Head of Global ESG
GLP - HK
Meredith Balenske
Michael Underhill
Michael Underhill
Founder, CIO & CEO
Capital Innovations
Michael Underhill
http://www.capinnovations.org
Pewaukee | WI | USA
Capital Innovations, LLC is an independently-owned investment manager that specializes in Real Asset investments: infrastructure, commodities, natural resources and real estate.
Natali Cooper
Natali Cooper
Managing Director Head of Portfolio & Asset Management & ESG – Europe
GLP
Natali Cooper
https://gazeley.com/
https://gazeley.com/
+44 020 7901 4455
London | United Kingdom
GLP is a leading global investment manager and business builder in logistics, real estate, infrastructure, finance and related technologies. Our combined investing and operating expertise allows us to create value for our customers and investors. We operate across Brazil, China, Europe, India, Japan, the U.S. and Vietnam and have over US$100 billion in assets under management. Learn more at www.glp.com/global/
Paul Graham
Paul Graham
Chairman
DTRE - Dowley Turner Real Estate LLP
Robbie Epsom
Robbie Epsom
EMEA Head of ESG
CBRE Investment Management
Robbie Epsom
https://www.cbreim.com/
https://www.cbreim.com/
+44 20 7809 9000
London | United Kingdom
One of the world’s leading real assets managers, our team is responsible for more than $141.9 billion of assets under management.
Stéphane Villemain
Stéphane Villemain
Vice-president, Corporate Social Responsibility
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Stéphane Villemain
http://www.ivanhoecambridge.com
Paris | France
Global real estate industry leader, holding approximately C$60 billion in assets (as at Dec 2017), primarily in the office, retail, residential and logistics sectors.
Tim Barlow
Tim Barlow
Managing Director
CPP Investments
Tim Barlow
http://www.cppib.com/
http://www.cppib.com/
+44 20 3205 3500
London | United Kingdom
We are a professional investment management organization that invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan on behalf of its 20 million Canadian contributors and beneficiaries.
Tom Miller
Tom Miller
Head Development & Sustainability APAC
LaSalle Investment Management
Tom Miller
http://www.lasalle.com
Central | Hong Kong
LaSalle is one of the world's leading investment managers. We build long-term and trusted relationships with our clients – wherever they are and wherever they invest.
Vanessa Sloan
Vanessa Sloan
Managing Director
StepStone Group
Vanessa Sloan
http://www.stepstoneglobal.com/
London | United Kingdom
StepStone is a global private markets specialist overseeing over US$105 billion of private capital allocations, including approximately US$29 billion of assets under management. The Firm creates customized portfolios for many of the world’s most sophisticated investors using a highly disciplined, research-focused approach that prudently integrates primaries, secondaries, and co-investments.
Yaying Lin
Yaying Lin
Investment Management
China Resources Land Limited
Yaying Lin
http://en.crland.com.hk/
China
Abigail Dean
Abigail Dean
Head of SustainabilityNuveen Real Estate
United Kingdom
Abigail is the Global Head of Strategic Insights for Nuveen Real Estate. She is responsible for the organisation’s global research, sustainability and proptech and innovation functions. Since joining the firm in 2016, Abigail has overseen the organization setting a target to achieve Net Zero Carbon by 2040. Abigail is a member of Nuveen Real Estate’s Leadership Team and has spearheaded the integration of sustainability considerations into the acquisition process. She is also leading the organisation to develop investment guidelines related to physical and transition climate change risk. She previously worked at JLL, where she led on sustainability for the Property and Asset Management's U.K. team
Alexander Piur
Alexander Piur
Head of Innovation and SustainabilityING Bank
Germany
Alexander Piur is responsible for Sustainability and Innovation for the global Real Estate Finance activities of ING Wholesale Banking, with local presence in APAC, EMEA and US. He has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate financing markets in Germany and Europa. Prior joining ING, he worked for several banks in Munich. Alexander is a member of IMMOEBS, has a degree as Immobilienökonom from the International Real Estate Business School in Regensburg and holds a B.Sc. in Finance and Management from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Aneta Rusiniak
Aneta Rusiniak
Director ESG - EuropeInvesco Real Estate
Poland
Anna Murray
Anna Murray
Managing Director, Global Head of ESGBentallGreenOak
Canada
Anna is Global Head of ESG for SLC Management overseeing the firm’s Sustainable Investing team to integrate ESG risk management and value creation practices into investment decisions and management. Prior to joining SLC, she spent her career advancing corporate strategy around the globe at major multinationals. She´s Co-Chair of the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI) Real Estate Advisory Committee, Founder of the non-profit Young Women in Energy, Board member of the Canadian Green Building Association (CAGBC) and Co-Chair of the Environmental Committee at the Pension Real Estate Association (PREA). Notable accolades include: Canada's Top 40 Under 40, Top 100 Women in Canada, Canada's Clean50 and the Making a Difference for Women.
Assem El Alami
Assem El Alami
Head of International Real Estate FinanceBerlin Hyp
Germany
Assem El Alami is the Head of the International Real Estate Finance Sales Division of Berlin Hyp AG. As such he supervises four sales teams: Origination International Investors based in Berlin, as well as the offices in Paris, Amsterdam and Warsaw. Berlin Hyp's loan book accounts for approximately 26 bn EUR. Being a law graduate, Assem has more than 25 years of experience in the real estate sector of which he has spent 10 years in France. He joined Berlin Hyp in 2010. *** Berlin Hyp is a wholly owned subsidiary of LBBW and specialises in large-volume real estate financing for professional investors and housing companies. It also provides German savings banks with a comprehensive range of products and services.
Bernardo Korenberg
Bernardo Korenberg
Head of Sustainability and InnovationBouwinvest
Netherlands
Berthold Becker
Berthold Becker
Managing DirectorTSC Real Estate Germany
Germany
Since April 2018: Managing Director of TSC Real Estate Germany GmbH; 2013 – 2018: Managing Director and Head of Asset Management Operations, JLL Retail Asset Management GmbH & Acrest Property Group, 2008-2013: Managing Director & Head of Asset Management of Internos Global Investors KAG; 2008: Associate Director, JLL Asset Management GmbH; 2006-2007: Deloitte & Touche, Manager RE Advisory; 2005-2006: Site Acquisitions Manager, Bauhaus München GmbH (Munich based RE developer) 2000 – 2005: Technical Project & Development Manager, Nixdorf Consult 1993-1998: Dipl.-Ing. Architect 2005-2007: International Real Estate Management MBA 2010 – 2011: Real Estate Investment & Finance (ebs).
Carl-Peter Reinecke
Carl-Peter Reinecke
Managing DirectorMVPR Inc
Canada
Carl-Peter Reinecke has over 15 years experience in building science engineering, project management and property development. He launched MVPR specifically to create a dedicated ESG Real Estate firm that supports investors develop zero-carbon assets. He has advised investors, construction companies and architecture firms on integrating sustainability and resilience, consulted national governments and guest-lectured in Canada, Germany, USA, Chile, and France on the topic of low-carbon investments. Fluent in German, English and French, Carl-Peter is based in Canada.
Charlotte Jacques
Charlotte Jacques
Head of Sustainability at Schroder Real EstateSchroders Capital
United Kingdom
Deirdre Foley
Deirdre Foley
Owner and CEOD2 Private
Ireland
Deirdre is the CEO and owner of D2 Private and her business focus is working with investors to deliver exceptional commercial mixed use developments and refurbishments, incorporating technology and targeting best in class ESG and Net Zero Carbon credentials She is one of Ireland’s most successful financiers and real estate professionals with over 25 years’ experience in real estate investment and development. During her property career to date she has been directly and indirectly involved in the buying and selling of real estate assets and raising debt and equity of approx. £3.5 billion. She adopts an intensive, active, hands on management style to real estate investments, developments, leasing and tenant management and investor relations.
Emily Hamilton
Emily Hamilton
Head of ESGSavills Investment Management
United Kingdom
Emily Hamilton is Head of ESG at Savills Investment Management and responsible for directing Savills IM sustainability strategy across the business globally. This involves setting corporate standards and approach to ESG criteria as well as collaboration with fund teams, both at the property portfolio and individual asset levels. She represents Savills IM on several industry groups including as Co-Chair of the Better Buildings Partnership Owner and Occupier Forum and as a member of the GRI Global ESG and Impact Investment Committee. Emily joins Savills IM from Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, part of Grosvenor Group, where she was associate director, sustainability.
Emmanuel Vallee
Emmanuel Vallee
Business Development DirectorNEOM
Saudi Arabia
Emmanuel Vallee is Director Business development hotels for NEOM (Giga project in North west of KSA: building the city of the future within the Kingdom Vision 2030) in KSA. MBA graduated from IMHI (ESSEC Business School in France) and Cornell University. Emmanuel has 30 years of hands-on experience in the hospitality industry in USA, Middle East, Europe and Africa.
Guido Wolf
Guido Wolf
Director Group DevelopmentZabolis Partners
Lithuania
Jessica Cooper
Jessica Cooper
Chief Commercial OfficerIWBI
USA
Jill Brosig
Jill Brosig
Managing Director & Chief Impact OfficerHarrison Street
USA
Ms. Brosig has been with the firm since 2008 and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. As a Managing Director and Chief Impact Officer she oversees the measurement, management, reporting and enhancement of the company’s environmental and social initiatives. In addition, she is also responsible for identifying ingenious approaches, including leveraging products, technologies, and partnerships, to create measurable, positive impact and value. She also works closely with the firm’s operating partners, as she integrates problem solving technology into partners’ everyday operations, which has resulted in improved performance, market differentiation, and overall better care and culture for residents, tenants and staff.
Jim Landau
Jim Landau
Head of ESGMetLife Investment Management
USA
Jim Landau, LEED AP, is the Head of ESG, prior to that was the Head of Asset Management for MetLife Investment Management. He is a member of MetLife's ESG Advisory Committee and RE Technology Committee. Landau has led many initiatives at his firms including development of the MetZero program using a Carbon Cascade Approach to decarbonization. Other projects include the writing of a green lease, working on GRESB submittals and helping to run a national Energy Challenge. Asset-specific projects0 include the installation fuel cells, solar arrays and smart building infrastructure. He has pushed his operations teams to better measure and manage utilities and, collaborated with tenants to lower carbon in the full building envelope.
Jose-Luis Pellicer
Jose-Luis Pellicer
Global Head of Investment StrategyM&G Investments
United Kingdom
José Pellicer joined M&G Real Estate as Head of Investment Strategy in August 2019. He is responsible for setting the investment strategy across the fund range as well as overseeing the development of new products. He has over 20 years research and investment strategy experience in the UK and Continental Europe. Prior to this, he was Global Head of Research at Patrizia AG and a partner at Rockspring PIM prior to its acquisition by Patrizia. He has also worked at Goldman Sachs in the Property Derivatives team and at AEW, where he was Head of its London research operation. Jose began his career in 2000 as a general economist at Deutsche Bank and moved into the real estate division in 2002. José holds a Masters of Real Estate Investment.
Klaus Franken
Klaus Franken
Managing PartnerCatella Project Management
Germany
Klaus joined the European Catella Group in 2008 as Managing Director and is responsible for all real estate development projects in Germany. In 2015 Catella Project Management (CPM) was founded as an independent division direct linked to the Stockholm headquarter of Catella. Meanwhile CPM has realised or initiated project volumes of approx. 1.8 b EUR in commercial and residential properties. As Managing Partner Klaus is one of the shareholders of these development projects. The set-up of all Catella projects is based on sustainable and long-term oriented investments. Consequently the economic and ecological goals must be combined.
Laura Craft
Laura Craft
SVP, Head of Global ESG StrategyHeitman
USA
Laura Craft is SVP, Head of Global ESG Strategy at Heitman, a RE investment management with ~$44 Bn under management. She establishes systematic approaches to embed ESG into investment decision-making and management of investments. Integrating ESG considerations provides opportunities to create value, reduce risk and enhance investment returns. She leads the Heitman partnership with Urban Land Institute (ULI) to publish the reports, Climate Risk and Real Estate Investment Decision-Making and Emerging Practices for Market Assessment which explore current methods for assessing and mitigating climate risk in real estate. Complementing asset- and market-level climate risk assessments, Heitman has committed to net zero carbon operations by 2030.
Liliya Dorozhovets
Liliya Dorozhovets
Head of Asset ManagementSeaforth Land
United Kingdom
Liliya qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2003, earned her MBA at Oxford Brookes in 2006 and earned her CFA in 2011. Before joining Seaforth Land she was with AIG Asset Management where she was Head of Asset Management for Europe. Prior to AIG, Liliya was Director of Portfolio Management and Asset Management at Kildare Partners/Curzon Advisors dealing both with direct real estate investments and non-performing loans, and before that she was at JPMorgan Asset Management in the Global Real Assets group where she worked in financial management of the European value-add and opportunistic portfolio. Liliya is a Dutch National and is fluent in English, German, Ukranian, and Polish and conversational in French and Dutch.
Maria Hill
Maria Hill
Director Sustainability & Corporate CommunicationsECE Work & Live GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
Maria is Director of Sustainability and Corporate Communications at ECE, she studied business administration and has been with ECE since 2003. There she is responsible for the development and expansion of sustainability within the company in various roles. At the same time, Maria Hill was Chair of the Sustainability Committee of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) for three years. Currently she is Chair of the Energy and Building Technology Committee of the Central Real Estate Committee (ZIA)
Martin Gettings
Martin Gettings
Director SustainabilityBrookfield Asset Management
United Kingdom
Martin Gettings is a Vice President in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group serving as Head of ESG for their European real estate portfolio. A Chartered Environmentalist and IEMA Fellow with over 35 years’ experience in construction and property, Mr Gettings also serves as an elected board member of Supply Chain Sustainability School, Chairing their Climate Action Group. Formerly Director of Sustainability at Canary Wharf Group.
Matthias Thoma
Matthias Thoma
CEOEBP
Switzerland
CEO of EBP (since 2021) / Manager of business units and Consultant (2002 - 2021) Lecturer at the Center for Urban and Real Estate Management University of Zurich (since 2016) Education: Engineer ETH Zurich (2002), MSc Regional and Urban Studies London School of Economics (2005), General Management Harvard Business School (2018) Focus areas: Sustainable Real Estate, Transformation of brownfield sites, Collaboration between land owners in re-development, Dealing with public sector requirements
Meredith Balenske
Meredith Balenske
Senior Vice President, Head of Global ESGGLP - HK
Hong Kong
Meredith Balenske is a senior vice president at GLP and leads the Company’s global sustainability practice. Meredith was formerly vice president at Revolution, a U.S.-based venture capital firm with a social impact investment mandate called Rise of the Rest that invested in startups outside of Silicon Valley in an effort to support local economies and job creation. Prior to Revolution, Meredith held positions at FleishmanHillard, Bloomberg LP and Animal Planet. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Virginia Tech and is based in Hong Kong.
Michael Underhill
Michael Underhill
Founder, CIO & CEOCapital Innovations
USA
Michael D. Underhill, Founder & Chief Investment Officer of Capital Innovations, an alternative investment boutique. Oversees data science, equity valuation, risk modeling, performance attribution, & trading strategies. Designed factor testing, optimization, risk budgeting, active portfolio trading and rebalancing. Invented Capital Innovations InSight™ process, which uses Capital Innovations’ proprietary private markets model, analyzes available investment manager data and rates each product according to seven factors: business, staff, investment process, investment risk, performance, terms/conditions, and operations.
Natali Cooper
Natali Cooper
Managing Director Head of Portfolio & Asset Management & ESG – EuropeGLP
United Kingdom
Paul Graham
Paul Graham
ChairmanDTRE - Dowley Turner Real Estate LLP
United Kingdom
Mr. Graham FRICS has over 30 years' international experience in the real estate logistics sector. Prior to joining Gramercy, Paul headed real estate at DHL, the world's largest logistics provider, for the region Europe, Middle East and Africa. He led a front line team of 80 people with responsibility for around 3,000 facilities in 100-plus countries. Paul brings substantial occupational and business experience to Gramercy.
Robbie Epsom
Robbie Epsom
EMEA Head of ESGCBRE Investment Management
United Kingdom
Robbie brings more than 12 years of experience in the sustainability sector, most recently at WSP, where he specialised in sustainability strategy and reporting in his role as an Associate Director within the Sustainability Advisory Services arm of the business. As a Chartered Environmentalist and a Board Director for the Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ICRS), he will bring a wealth of experience and industry connections to the firm. Robbie has supported a wide range of blue-chip companies and major infrastructure projects, as they navigate the fast-moving sustainable revolution, drawing on his background in process engineering to help them measure, communicate and manage their ESG risks.
Stéphane Villemain
Stéphane Villemain
Vice-president, Corporate Social ResponsibilityIvanhoé Cambridge
France
Stéphane Villemain leads IC's activities related to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainable investment. Before joining Ivanhoé Cambridge in 2020, he spent nearly four years as Director, Responsible Investment, at PSP Investments, where he helped define and implement CSR strategies, policies and action plans. He was previously Senior Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, at Ernst and Young from 2012 to 2016. He also held positions of increasing responsibility in CSR and sustainability for Deloitte and its clients from 2007 until 2012. Stéphane graduated (MSc) from the École Polytechnique (Paris) and AgroParisTech, and holds a master’s degree in civil and environmental engineering from McGill University.
Tim Barlow
Tim Barlow
Managing DirectorCPP Investments
United Kingdom
Tim is a Director in the real estate equity team at CPPIB. Tim joined the team eight years ago, and looks after origination and portfolio management across Continental Europe (ex. Germany and CEE) across all sectors including Data Centres. Prior experience at CPPIB concentrated on their UK and India real estate investment programme. Prior to CPPIB, Tim worked at Grosvenor both on their London Estate and Fund Management business (based in Paris). Tim hold a BSc (Hons) from Edinburgh University and a MSc is Real Estate Finance from the University of Reading. Tim is also a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
Tom Miller
Tom Miller
Head Development & Sustainability APACLaSalle Investment Management
Hong Kong
Tom Miller joined LaSalle in 2008 as the Head of Development for Asia. He and his team are responsible for executing all development and major construction projects for all LaSalle fund assets in Asia. Tom also serves as the Regional Sustainability Officer for Asia and oversees the regional environmental and physical due diligence processes for new Asian acquisitions. Prior to joining LaSalle, Tom held numerous senior roles globally in the real estate and construction sectors including 13 years with Bovis Lend Lease in the UK, Spain, Singapore, Philippines and the US. Tom is active in regional industry organizations including ULI, ANREV, and APREA.
Vanessa Sloan
Vanessa Sloan
Managing DirectorStepStone Group
United Kingdom
Vanessa is a Managing Director within the real estate group at StepStone. She has over 16 years of industry experience in real estate investment, portfolio management, and product formation, with a focus on ESG, working predominantly on European markets, as well as on select global and US strategies. Prior to StepStone, she has held senior positions with Deutsche Finance Group, Patron Capital Advisors, National Pension Service (of South Korea) and Aon Townsend. Vanessa holds a postgraduate Master’s degree in Finance from Henley Business School and a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering (with Architecture) from the University of Edinburgh.
Yaying Lin
Yaying Lin
Investment ManagementChina Resources Land Limited
China

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Caroline Zurakowski
Head of Global Committees, Director RE APACGRI Club
Caroline Zurakowski (祖拉) is a Director, Real Estate - Asia Pacific based in Shanghai, China. Caroline has extensive, cutting-edge understanding of the technologies and best practices that drive today's businesses in China. She holds a BA in International Relations, a Master in Science and Security from King's College London and a Business Administration and Management course at JiaoTong University. She has been working in Innovation Consulting in China since 2019, hosting over 500 Investors and C-Level Executives from +200 different organizations. Now she is responsible for the GRI expansion across Asia-Pacific region.
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Julia Haugg
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Julia Haugg
Production DirectorGRI Club
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Renata Franceschini
Renata Franceschini
Director, Global Committee ProductionGRI Club
USA

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