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ESG Strategies in the Global Offices Markets

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Thursday, 22nd April
15:00 - 16:00 | British Summer Time (GMT+1)

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This month’s Committee meeting will take a closer look at ESG strategies in the global office & workspace real estate market. Focusing on the importance of health & wellbeing factors post pandemic, how important ESG strategies will be across office design and investment decisions, as well as to understand how to measure relevant indicators and how ESG can impact yields and risk return considerations.

GRI Club's Global Committees set the professional standard for peer-to-peer knowledge sharing in order to identify new trends, capitalise on growth opportunities and aid deal flow discovery worldwide.

Curated purely by members, spanning 80+ countries, and across all asset classes, this global committee meets once every alternate month via zoom to share the current sentiment, investment appetite and debate where the market is going.

Participation is open and welcome to all GRI Club Members, under the wing of the specific committee chapter. Be part of the global dynamic exchange and always be present for the opportune moments in your asset and region.
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Future Offices & Workspaces Chapter

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IWG is the leading global workspace provider with more than 3300 business centers across the globe. IWG has built an unparalleled network of office, co-working and meeting spaces for companies to use in every city in the world. Through our network of workspaces, IWG enables businesses to enhance productivity and connect over 2.5 million like-minded professionals.

Confirmed Participants

Adrián Garcia Iza
Adrián Garcia Iza
IOS OFFICES
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian Karczewicz
Skanska Commercial Development Europe
Amit Diwan
Amit Diwan
Hines
André Rosa
André Rosa
JLL
Andrea Himmel
Andrea Himmel
Himmel + Meringoff Properties
Ankur Gupta
Ankur Gupta
Brookfield India
Anna Duchnowska
Anna Duchnowska
Invesco Real Estate
Binitha Dalal
Binitha Dalal
Rustomjee Group
Brandon Hollihan
Brandon Hollihan
Castleforge Partners
Charles Elmann Jafif
Charles Elmann Jafif
Parks Desarrolladora
Christo Iliev
Christo Iliev
Lion's Head
Christoph Schumacher
Christoph Schumacher
Manulife Investment Management
David Pralong
David Pralong
Maya Capital
Deirdre Foley
Deirdre Foley
D2 Private
Adrián Garcia Iza
Adrián Garcia Iza
Founder & PresidentIOS OFFICES
Mexico
Born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in May of 1976, he graduated from Law School at Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Currently studying an MBA in IPADE Business School. Adrian is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the Workspace and Coworking industry.
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEESkanska Commercial Development Europe
Poland
As Head of Divestments at Skanska’s commercial development unit in CEE, Adrian is responsible for sourcing buyers and conducting transaction processes in Poland, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania. While working at Skanska, Adrian has divested over 40 office buildings totaling almost EUR 2 bn. He has also expanded Skanska’s clients portfolio by 15 new buyers. Moreover, Adrian was involved in the sales process of Skanska’s asset in London and Helsinki. Adrian started his professional career in 1997 at Gerald Eve International. He went on to work for Knight Frank and GE Capital Golub Real Estate. Prior to joining Skanska in 2013, he worked for Echo Investment as the director responsible for the company’s asset divestments.
Amit Diwan
Amit Diwan
Senior MD and Country HeadHines
India
Amit Diwan is Senior Managing Director and the Country Head for Hines in India. Amit joined Hines in 2015 as the Chief Investment Officer. Prior to Hines, Amit was a Director/Partner at Piramal Fund Management for 5 years, responsible for the platform in North India which he had setup in 2010. Before his 2 year stint at Jones Lang LaSalle from 2008-2010, Amit was based in Singapore for 7 years and worked across Asia-Pacific, covering over 10 countries from Japan to UAE to Indonesia, first as a strategy consultant at Marakon Associates and thereafter as Head of Investments at GE Real Estate Southeast Asia. Amit received his BA in Economics from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and earned his Masters from IIM, Ahmedabad
André Rosa
André Rosa
RD of Transactions and BrokerageJLL
Brazil
André Rosa ingressou na JLL em 2005 para atuar na Área de Capital Markets da empresa. Após a rica experiência de liderar o grupo de Transações, Consultoria e Avaliação da JLL, entre 2013 e 2020, André assumiu em 2021 a Diretoria da Área de Capital Markets, Vendas e Investimentos Imobiliários da JLL Brasil. Antes de ingressar na JLL, André atuou na Tishman Speyer. Anterior ao mercado imobiliário, André passou por bancos de investimentos como Chase Manhattan e Deutsche Bank, atuando, principalmente, na gestão de recursos de terceiros. André Rosa é formado em Administração de Empresas com foco em Finanças e Marketing pela FGV.
Andrea Himmel
Andrea Himmel
PrincipalHimmel + Meringoff Properties
USA
Andrea is a CIO & Principal at Himmel + Meringoff Properties, one of the largest privately-held, vertically-integrated commercial real estate owners in NYC. Founded in 1979, we own and operate a large portfolio of office buildings in Manhattan and industrial warehouses in the boroughs for the long-term. We work with like-minded institutional and alternative equity partners. We target well-located, high quality, under-performing real estate in which our hands-on management, targeted capital infusion, aggressive redevelopment, and focused leasing create long-term value. We are known for closing complex deals creatively, flexibly, and quickly. Andrea is on the Board of Habitat for Humanity + The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
Ankur Gupta
Ankur Gupta
Managing Partner & Head of India REBrookfield India
India
Ankur Gupta is a Managing Director in Brookfield’s Property Group and Head of Real Estate business in India, responsible for all aspects of property business in the country including strategy, investments and asset management.He has held numerous senior roles within the firm. Previously, he was a senior member of Brookfield’s property investments team in New York where he was involved in investments and financings totaling more than $25 billion including IDI Logistics, Capital Automotive REIT, Associated Estates, Rouse Properties and Forest City Realty Trust. He has overseen the establishment and growth of Brookfield’s real estate business in India through three large portfolio acquisitions more than 25 million SF.
Anna Duchnowska
Anna Duchnowska
Managing Director-Investment Management, EuropeInvesco Real Estate
Poland
Managing Director - Investment Management at Invesco Real Estate responsible for overall strategy and performance of the European portfolio. I am a member of Invesco’s European Executive|Committee and Investment Committees. I also champion some of the firm’s key pan-European asset management initiatives including ESG,a strategiy implementation which I am passionate about. Qualifications: a Master of Economics degree from the Warsaw School of Economics and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Fellowship of the Association of Chartered Accountants (FCCA) and a Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Binitha Dalal
Binitha Dalal
Head - Fund RaisingRustomjee Group
India
Binitha joined the business in 2008, and has since then been an integral part of the Finance Mgmt and Fund Raising for the Rustomjee Group. Prior to that she gained experience from Godrej Properties and TCS. She was initially part of operations within the group and gained all her knowledge from Mr. Chandresh Mehta (Promoter Director Rustomjee). However her flair for finance brought her into fund raising and in the short span of 7 years she has raised more than INR 7500cr for the group through debt and equity instrument. As a group we don’t work with any investment bankers or financial intermediaries thus all financial activities are directly overseen by her. She is also in-charge of the group insurance portfolios.
Brandon Hollihan
Brandon Hollihan
Founding PartnerCastleforge Partners
United Kingdom
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 manages discretionary funds on behalf of a range of institutional investors and can invest across asset classes. It focuses thematically on select opportunity sets and seeks to generate high cash flow using operations.
Charles Elmann Jafif
Charles Elmann Jafif
CEOParks Desarrolladora
Mexico
Christo Iliev
Christo Iliev
Founder & CEOLion's Head
Bulgaria
Christo Iliev is an entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in real estate. He is a co-founder of Lion's Head Investments, a regional commercial property investor and asset manager. Christo is also the founder of AG Capital – the largest Bulgarian group of companies with real estate investment, development and asset management capabilities.He is an alumni of Harvard Business School and holds a PhD degree in Real Estate Investments. He is also RICS and YPO member.
Christoph Schumacher
Christoph Schumacher
Global Head of Real Assets, Private MarketsManulife Investment Management
Switzerland
Dr. Christoph Schumacher has been appointed as Global Head Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management as of June 1, 2017. Christoph served as Managing Director at Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH, Germany, in charge of the Institutional Business and a member of Union Investment’s Real Estate Investment Committee. In January 2016, he became spokesman of the board of the German Property Federation ”ZIA Region Nord“. From 2005 to 2011, Christoph worked for Generali Real Estate, in Cologne, Luxembourg and Paris. Prior to that he was a lawyer for Linklaters in Berlin and London. He was previously a personal advisor/office manager to the minister of finance in Berlin.
David Pralong
David Pralong
Managing PartnerMaya Capital
United Kingdom
Has over 12 years of real estate investment experience. David was previously Head of the Real Estate practice at Helios Capital, a London-based family office, and, prior to that, a senior member of the investment team at Moor Park Capital Partners. He has an extensive track record in real estate, having been involved in £2bn+ real estate transactions since the start of his career, both in equity and debt positions. David holds an MA from HEC Lausanne, HEC Paris and La Sorbonne University. He speaks French and English and is a Swiss and French citizen.
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.
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