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Europe GRI

Intercontinental Paris Le Grand Hotel
8th - 9th November
302 people are attending
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Diego Tavares
Diego Tavares
Diego Tavares
Managing Director
GRI Club
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Managing Director and Senior Partner of the GRI Club, which brings together leading real estate and infrastructure players in more than 20 countries. He runs the club's real estate division in Europe, managing a highly evolved platform of conferences and member-only activities in a variety of locations across the continent.
Kirsty Stevens
Kirsty Stevens
Kirsty Stevens
Global Head, Content & Production | Senior Director, UK Accounts
GRI Club
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12 years experience within conference production in infrastructure, tax, finance and real estate. Previously working with RICS for four years helping drive the global CPD rollout. I have been with GRI Club for over 4 years, from Sales Director, UK Markets Director, Content Director and now as Global Head of Content with Sales Specialty within our Europe and USA markets. Ask me about our European events,asset class specialisms and connecting wtih investors globally. BA Hons in Philosophy from Kings College London, hobbies include Rugby, Theatre Production and Time Out Tastemaker.
Now in it's 23rd year, be sure to secure your participation at Europe’s exclusively senior real estate capital firepower, the platform gives unrivaled access for industry players to source and deploy capital.

Participants find the discovery process for sourcing deal flow is most advantageous by welcoming the largest concentration of LP’s developers, asset owners, operators and lenders interested in all European regions and asset classes. Over two days they will engage in a series of informal roundtables where everyone can participate.
In-depth Industry Knowledge
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Discussions

8th November, 13:30 - 14:30
Nathalie Palladitcheff
Nathalie Palladitcheff
President & CEO
Ivanhoé Cambridge

Fireside Chat:

Post COVID Accelerated Trends

  • COVID Accelerated Trends - Short term vs long term strategies
  • The Office of The Future - Sustainable vs fashionable trends
  • ESG in Real Estate - 10 years too late to use as a competitive advantage?
  • Managing A Global Portfolio - Old risks, new risks and how remain agile
  • Diversity and its role in resiliency in commercial real estate
Nathalie Palladitcheff
Nathalie Palladitcheff
President & CEOIvanhoé Cambridge
Canada
As President and Chief Executive Officer of Ivanhoé Cambridge, Nathalie Palladitcheff is responsible for the Company’s overall strategy, growth and evolution. After a successful career based in France and the Indian Ocean, she joined Ivanhoé Cambridge in 2015 as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was appointed President in 2018. Her achievements from 2015 to 2019 include overseeing the Company’s digital shift with a view to a sustainable and forward-looking performance.
http://www.ivanhoecambridge.com/
Montreal | Quebec | Canada
Ivanhoé Cambridge, a global real estate industry leader, invests in high-quality properties and real estate companies in select cities around the world. It does so prudently, with a long-term view to generate optimal, risk-adjusted returns. Founded in Quebec in 1953, Ivanhoé Cambridge has built a vertically integrated business across Canada. Internationally, the Company invests alongside key partners and major real estate funds that are leaders in their respective markets. Through subsidiaries and partnerships, Ivanhoé Cambridge holds interests in nearly 800 buildings, primarily in the residential, office, retail and logistics real estate sectors. Ivanhoé Cambridge held approximately C$56 billion in assets as at December 31, 2016. The Company is a real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (cdpq.com),one of Canada's leading institutional fund managers.
8th November, 15:15 - 16:15

Investment Cycle Recovery

Sunny side up or risking over easy?

Co-chairs
Evan Z. LazarDentons Moderator
Ana EstradaGoldman Sachs
Karim HabraIvanhoé Cambridge
Marco PlazzottaNamira SGR p.a.
Michael ZerdaLaSalle Investment Management
Nadra MoussalemColony Capital
Pedro Antonio AriasSienna Investment Managers
Robert CotterellCromwell Property Group

Student Housing & Co-Living

Still immature or stable diversification opportunities?

Co-chairs
Samuel VetrakBonard Moderator
François RothLivecolonies
Peter NoackZeitgeist Asset Management

CEE Supply & Demand

Strategic development opportunities or too risky?

Co-chairs
Kevin TurpinColliers Moderator
Noah SteinbergWING Moderator
Dobrin StaikovLion's Head
Nebil SenmanGriffin Real Estate
Patrick ZehetmayrErste Group Bank AG
Walter Hampelpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

‘On Demand’ Buildings

Are all consumers tech-savvy these days? 

Co-chairs
Robin RivatonEurazeo Moderator
Ami KotechaAmro Real Estate Partners
Graziella RoccellaPlanet Smart City
Julie AlexanderPfP - Places for People
Perttu RönkköNREP

Future Office Demand

Is location more important than price?

Co-chairs
Cédric DujardinBlackRock Moderator
Arnaud MalbosIvanhoé Cambridge
Christophe BurckartIWG - France
Ingrid NappiESSEC Business School
Olivier Katanpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Philip GaillardHRO
Rémi MonglonBenson Elliot
Romain AllouchWeWork

Investment Cycle Recovery

Sunny side up or risking over easy?

  • Was the bounceback too easy?
  • Cyclical downturn vs structural shifts, how to adapt?
  • GDP, interest rates & unemployment - Will the markets cool or ramp up?
  • Diversification as the only safety net?
  • Has COVID changed pricing & leveraging and is it rational?
  • Europe Assets - Flight to core or alternatives in the driving seat?
  • Europe Regions - Finding Equity Partners & Adjusting Risk Profiles


Moderator
Evan Z. Lazar
Evan Z. Lazar
Co-Chairman, Global Real Estate
Dentons
Ana Estrada
Ana Estrada
Managing Director
Goldman Sachs
Karim Habra
Karim Habra
Head of Europe and Asia Pacific
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Marco Plazzotta
Marco Plazzotta
Head of Real Estate South Europe
Namira SGR p.a.
Michael Zerda
Michael Zerda
Head of Value Add & Debt Strategies
LaSalle Investment Management
Nadra Moussalem
Nadra Moussalem
Executive Director & Head of Europe
Colony Capital
Pedro Antonio Arias
Pedro Antonio Arias
CEO
Sienna Investment Managers
Robert Cotterell
Robert Cotterell
Head of Investment Europe
Cromwell Property Group
Evan Z. Lazar
Evan Z. Lazar
Co-Chairman, Global Real EstateDentons
Czech Republic
Evan Z. Lazar is Co-Chairman of the Global Real Estate Group at Dentons. He is recognized as one of the leading real estate investment and property finance lawyers in Europe. Evan handles major real estate M&As for international real estate funds and private equity organizations, as well as joint ventures, developments and financings throughout Europe and on other continents. His extensive experience in all areas of cross-border property and finance transactions has placed him at the forefront of many of the region's most important deals, including major retail, hotel, office, logistics and residential developments, financings and institutional investments.
Ana Estrada
Ana Estrada
Managing DirectorGoldman Sachs
United Kingdom
Ana is a managing director in the Merchant Banking Division responsible for sourcing executing and managing real estate investments across Europe. She joined Goldman Sachs in 2003 as an analyst and was named managing director in 2015. Ana earned a BS in Ec
Karim Habra
Karim Habra
Head of Europe and Asia PacificIvanhoé Cambridge
France
Karim Habra is responsible for Ivanhoe Cambridge European platform and its future growth. He oversees all the company’s real estate operations in Europe including its development activities. Karim Habra began his career with GE Real Estate in 1998 and was given responsibility for its Central European operations in 2003, before joining JER Partners in 2008 as Managing Director, European Funds. In 2012, he joined LaSalle Investment Management as Managing Director of Central Europe before serving successively as Managing Director of France, then Head of Continental Europe.
Marco Plazzotta
Marco Plazzotta
Head of Real Estate South EuropeNamira SGR p.a.
Italy
Marco Plazzotta is the Head of RE Investments at Poste Vita, the life insurance company of Gruppo Poste Italiane leader in the Italian life insurance market. RE Investment is a newly created department, aiming to ensure the development of RE investment activities both direct and indirect, the management and monitoring of investments, in line with corporate strategies. Prior to joining Poste Vita, he worked for ten years at Allianz S.p.A. as Head of RE Asset Management. He was in charge of managing the whole RE portfolio of the Group in Italy and to oversee Southern European market and branches. He was also responsible for investment, portfolio and asset management activities. In addition he was Executive Vice President of CityLife spa.
Michael Zerda
Michael Zerda
Head of Value Add & Debt StrategiesLaSalle Investment Management
United Kingdom
Nadra Moussalem
Nadra Moussalem
Executive Director & Head of EuropeColony Capital
France
Nadra Moussalem is Managing Director, Head of Europe. Nadra Moussalem Mr. Moussalem is involved in many facets of Colony Capital in Europe, including business strategy, product development and global client relations. Mr Moussalem is also responsible for overseeing the sourcing, execution and management of European Investments out of six offices (Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin, Rome and Luxembourg). Prior to joining Colony Capital in 2000, Mr Moussalem worked for AXA in the Financial Products engineering department. Mr Moussalem serves on the board of directors of Carmila. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of AccorInvest. Mr Moussalem graduated from the Ecole Centrale in Lyon, with a Masters in Information and Communication.
Pedro Antonio Arias
Pedro Antonio Arias
CEOSienna Investment Managers
Luxembourg
Before Sienna, Pedro joined Amundi as Global Head of PARA in 2013 to manage the alternative assets business line. The Platform of Alternative and Real Assets (PARA) fully integrates Real Estate, Private Debt, private Equity and Infrastructure and manages nearly €50 billion of assets in Europe. Pedro Antonio was previously Deputy CEO in charge of international development and real estate at the Casino Group, the French retail group. He served as board member of Casino’s major subsidiaries in Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Thailand, Hong-Kong and Vietnam. Pedro Antonio started his career in a law firm before moving to corporate and investment banking in various leading institutions.
Robert Cotterell
Robert Cotterell
Head of Investment EuropeCromwell Property Group
United Kingdom
Rob joined Cromwell Property Group as a Fund Manager quickly taking on further responsibility for a number of key funds. With Rob's experience and expertise in acquisitions, he took on the role as Head of Transactions for Europe, managing the regional transaction teams, underwriting and closing on all acquisitions for both in-house Funds and Joint Venture partners. Now as Head of Investments, Rob’s focus is growing the European business through new Fund Products, Joint Ventures and strategic acquisitions. Rob has over 24 years of commercial property experience. Prior to joining the business, he worked at the investment agency, Allsop, and as an acquisitions and development specialist at ING Investment Management.

Student Housing & Co-Living

Still immature or stable diversification opportunities?

  • Convergence of Asset Classes - Could Co-Living attract more mainstream investors this way?
  • PBSA - Impact of travel restrictions for international students on student housing take up
  • Co-Living - Increased importance of accessing communities while living alone; do the rental figures match?
  • New Tech - Necessary to increase operational flexibility?
  • Leasing Models - Can greater flexibility innovate the product offering?


Moderator
Samuel Vetrak
Samuel Vetrak
CEO
Bonard
François Roth
François Roth
Co-Founder
Livecolonies
Peter Noack
Peter Noack
Managing Director
Zeitgeist Asset Management
Samuel Vetrak
Samuel Vetrak
CEOBonard
Austria
Founder and CEO of BONARD and has over 20 years’ experience advising real estate investors, funds, developers and operators. Since 2007, under his leadership, his staff of 50 researchers and analysts operating in four offices around the world have been providing the highest level of secondary and primary in-field data, making BONARD a leading provider of independent and reliable research and solutions. Samuel, an individual member of the world's leading professional research association ESOMAR, is a frequent speaker at the major global real estate stages, attending dozens of conferences a year and sharing latest insights backed by his long-term industry experience
François Roth
François Roth
Co-FounderLivecolonies
France
François graduated from ESSEC and Panthéon Assas university (M2 in notary law). François worked previously at Catella & Unibail-Rodamco (Investment) before launching Colonies with two other cofounders - Amaury Courbon (ex- Jaïna Capital) and Alexandre Martin (ex - Rothschild). They had a first entrepreneurship success with Gansky, a society specialized in flatsharing for students. With Colonies, they target to create a new urban housing experience for a broader audience. He is a member of the RICS.
Peter Noack
Peter Noack
Managing DirectorZeitgeist Asset Management
Czech Republic
Peter Noack is co-founder of ZEITGEIST Asset Management. Today ZEITGEIST has over 40 projects under management with a total investment volume of ca. 700 mio Euro. ZEITGEIST with offices in Prague, Warsaw and Berlin, is a Real Estate Developer and Asset Manager for private and institutional investors in Germany and Central Eastern Europe. Prior to ZEITGEIST, Peter worked in institutional real estate in Germany, Central Eastern Europe and Turkey for HOCHTIEF Development and Rödl & Partner in Germany and Czech Republic. He is registered as licenced attorney at law in Germany and Czech Republic and holds a Law degree from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany.

CEE Supply & Demand

Strategic development opportunities or too risky?

  • Investment Volume - Still going strong, but which asset classes & locations are favoured?
  • Supply & Demand - Development slowdown causing potential supply constraints?
  • Cross Border Activity - Will foreign capital come back or too much risk?
  • Vacancies & Rents - Which asset classes will be most resilient?


Moderator
Kevin Turpin
Kevin Turpin
Regional Director of Research for CEE
Colliers
Moderator
Noah Steinberg
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEO
WING
Dobrin Staikov
Dobrin Staikov
CFO & Head of Capital Markets
Lion's Head
Nebil Senman
Nebil Senman
Co-Owner & Managing Partner
Griffin Real Estate
Patrick Zehetmayr
Patrick Zehetmayr
Managing Director
Erste Group Bank AG
Walter Hampel
Walter Hampel
Managing Director, Head of REF CEE
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Kevin Turpin
Kevin Turpin
Regional Director of Research for CEEColliers
Czech Republic
Kevin has been working in the commercial real estate industry in the field of property market research and consultancy for over 16 years. Kevin manages a team of analysts covering up to 17 numerous markets across the CEE region and is responsible for the delivery of market research and insights to both Colliers clients and its business lines. Kevin and team research and advise on all market sectors with a key focus on Offices, Retail, Industrial & Logistics, Residential and Investment. Kevin's previous roles have been in the HR consultancy, Information Technology and Public sectors, where he has gained valuable international experience working closely with people, technology, business and finance.
Noah Steinberg
Noah Steinberg
Chairman & CEOWING
Hungary
Wing’s Chairman & CEO, and shareholder. Has worked in CEE since 1990, and held the position of Wing’s Chairman & CEO since the company’s establishment in 1999. During this time he was tasked with the establishment of Wing, management of the company’s integrated investment and development activity, its office, retail, industrial, hotel and residential projects and services portfolio as well as its international expansion in Poland via its stake in ECHO Investment where he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Graduated from Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University – BA) and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna – MA). Speaks English, Hungarian, French, German and Spanish.
Dobrin Staikov
Dobrin Staikov
CFO & Head of Capital MarketsLion's Head
United Kingdom
Dobrin Staikov serves as CFO & Head of Capital Markets at Lion's Head. Prior to this he joined AG Capital’s executive team in July 2016 after over 12 years at EBRD in London. At EBRD he developed the bank's distressed asset & non-performing loan financing and investing practice and enhanced the private-equity type business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Turkey and North Africa. He was also part of the Deutsche Bank (London) Emerging Markets Structuring team with focus on the CEE region. He has been a board member of equity investee companies across CEE and Turkey. He holds MBA from INSEAD and is chartered certified accountant in the UK (ACCA).
Nebil Senman
Nebil Senman
Co-Owner & Managing PartnerGriffin Real Estate
Poland
Nebil Senman is Co-Owner and a Managing Partner of Griffin Real Estate, the largest and most active investment manager in private equity real estate in CEE with equity invested over EUR 2BN and AuM of over EUR 5BN. Previously, Nebil was heading for nine years Oaktree’s German and Polish real estate investments and operations, leading transactions an setting-up new platforms worth several billion Euro. Before joining Oaktree, Nebil spent eight years within the real estate advisory and corporate finance division at Ernst & Young Real Estate (previously Arthur Andersen) where he held different managerial positions.
Patrick Zehetmayr
Patrick Zehetmayr
Managing DirectorErste Group Bank AG
Austria
Mr. Patrick Zehetmayr is Head of Group Commercial Real Estate at Erste Group Bank AG. Prior to that, he was a Member of the Board at Immorent AG. He had experiences at Erste Group Bank AG as Head of Relationship Management for the Group Larges Corporates Business, Head of Debt Capital Markets, Treasury and as a Trader for Fixed Income Derivatives. He speaks English and German.
Walter Hampel
Walter Hampel
Managing Director, Head of REF CEEpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Germany
Dr. Walter Hampel is a Managing Director for Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and is based in Munich, dealing with clients active in the CEE Markets as well as International clients across Europe. Walter has been active in the CEE property markets for more than twenty years, including seven years based in Prague between 1995 and 2001 as a real estate lender for Austrian and German banks.

‘On Demand’ Buildings

Are all consumers tech-savvy these days? 

  • Changing Demographics - Opportunity or threat?
  • Putting the Customers First - Improving the Customer Experience (CX) for higher yields 
  • Digital solutions for finding and attracting tenants 
  • Using technology to find optimal development locations 
Moderator
Robin Rivaton
Robin Rivaton
Investment Director
Eurazeo
Ami Kotecha
Ami Kotecha
Co-Founder & Head of Venture Investments
Amro Real Estate Partners
Graziella Roccella
Graziella Roccella
Chief Research & Product Design Officer
Planet Smart City
Julie Alexander
Julie Alexander
Director of Technology and Innovation
PfP - Places for People
Perttu Rönkkö
Perttu Rönkkö
Director, Head of Innovation and Technology
NREP
Robin Rivaton
Robin Rivaton
Investment DirectorEurazeo
France
Robin Rivaton is a VC investor at Eurazeo focusing on smart city and proptech startups. Alongside he sits on the board of several property developers and REITs as an independent director. He has published 8 books on tech and real estate and is a columnist for weekly newspaper L’Express. He served as economic advisor to Bruno Le Maire, current French Minister of the Economy, and Valérie Pécresse, Governor of the Paris Region.
Ami Kotecha
Ami Kotecha
Co-Founder & Head of Venture InvestmentsAmro Real Estate Partners
United Kingdom
Graziella Roccella
Graziella Roccella
Chief Research & Product Design OfficerPlanet Smart City
United Kingdom
Graziella Roccella has been Adjunct Professor in Architectural Design at Politecnico di Torino and is now Chief Research and Product Design officer at Planet Smart City. Her research topics focus on Housing in the Lands of Excellence and more recently on Smart City and Smart Solutions for the Affordable Housing sector. She has worked for 2 years on "Smartfood", a project that combines interests in the fields of Eco-tourism, agriculture in peri-urban areas, short-chain food production and the re-use of existing buildings.
Julie Alexander
Julie Alexander
Director of Technology and InnovationPfP - Places for People
United Kingdom
Perttu Rönkkö
Perttu Rönkkö
Director, Head of Innovation and TechnologyNREP
Finland

Future Office Demand

Is location more important than price?

  • Rethinking the traditional office - renovate or construct? 
  • Location, location, location? Aligning priorities on price and placement (bank & end user perspective; strategies)
  • Rental Contract Flexibility - how can landlords and tenants see eye to eye?
  • Offices in France - Price panic or keep calm and carry on?
  • Investor Appetite - Capital allocations still going strong or too much risk?
Moderator
Cédric Dujardin
Cédric Dujardin
Managing Director - France, Italy & Belgium
BlackRock
Arnaud Malbos
Arnaud Malbos
SVP of Investments - Europe
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Christophe Burckart
Christophe Burckart
CEO France
IWG - France
Ingrid Nappi
Ingrid Nappi
Chairs, RE & Sustainable Development / Workplace Management
ESSEC Business School
Olivier Katan
Olivier Katan
MD, Head of REF Int. Clients France
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Philip Gaillard
Philip Gaillard
Managing Director
HRO
Rémi Monglon
Rémi Monglon
Principal
Benson Elliot
Romain Allouch
Romain Allouch
Head of RE - France & South Europe
WeWork
Cédric Dujardin
Cédric Dujardin
Managing Director - France, Italy & BelgiumBlackRock
France
Cédric Dujardin est nommé depuis Septembre 2019 Managing Director dans l’équipe Investissement Immobilier de BlackRock. Basé à Paris, il sera en charge de la gestion des fonds immobiliers de BlackRock en France, Italie et Belgique, sous la responsabilité de Justin Brown, Head of Real Estate Europe. Cédric Dujardin dispose de près de 20 ans d’expérience dans l’immobilier et la gestion de fonds, avec une expertise liée à l’impact environnemental et sociétal des actifs immobiliers. Avant de rejoindre BlackRock, il était Directeur des opérations immobilières pour la France, la Belgique et le Luxembourg chez DWS. Il avait précédemment été Directeur Investissements Europe chez Ivanhoé Cambridge et occupé différentes fonctions chez Gécina.
Arnaud Malbos
Arnaud Malbos
SVP of Investments - EuropeIvanhoé Cambridge
France
European Head of Investments, Arnaud Malbos is responsible for proposing, implementing and supervising Ivanhoé Cambridge’s European investment activities in the Office building, Logistics and Alternative sectors in Europe.
Christophe Burckart
Christophe Burckart
CEO FranceIWG - France
France
Christophe Burckart, est Directeur Général France de IWG, leader mondial des espaces de travail flexibles et innovants. A ce titre, il est en charge de conduire les activités opérationnelles et la profitabilité des marques du groupe telles que Regus et Spaces et siège au conseil de surveillance de Stop&Work, autre réseau de tiers lieux innovants, dont IWG est actionnaire majoritaire. Il est également responsable de définir et de mettre en œuvre les initiatives de croissance, s’associant à des acteurs-clés du marché au travers de partenariats stratégiques. Diplômé de l’Institut Supérieur de Commerce, Paris il a développé sa carrière dans le secteur de l’informatique au sein d’IBM, Compaq, Compaq, HP, Dell et d’Honeywell Safety Products.
Ingrid Nappi
Ingrid Nappi
Chairs, RE & Sustainable Development / Workplace ManagementESSEC Business School
France
Ingrid Nappi is a Ph.D. Economist, who has been a research tenured professor at ESSEC Business School since 1995 and holder of the RE and Sustainable Development Chair which she created in 2002. She concentrates her research mainly on sustainable cities and real estate, as well as on workspaces in organizations. She holds a Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Paris XII University; a post-doctoral degree for Ph.D supervision in Management from Paris Dauphine; in Planning and Urbanism from Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris. She used to be President of ERES - European RE Society.
Olivier Katan
Olivier Katan
MD, Head of REF Int. Clients Francepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
France
Olivier Katan is a Managing Director for pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank , Head of International Clients, France. Before joining pbb in October 2013, he headed since 2005 the Origination team for France at Eurohypo AG. Olivier, who has over 20 years work experience in structured and asset finance, was previously responsible for LBO and asset financing at CDC Ixis and CLF Dexia. He focuses on origination and structuring of “tailor made” financing solutions for international clients buying real estate assets or portfolios in France and throughout Europe. He holds a postgraduate MSc in International Finance from HEC school of management Paris and he is a civil engineer (ESTP).
Philip Gaillard
Philip Gaillard
Managing DirectorHRO
France
Philip B. Gaillard is a Managing Director of HRO. Since joining in 1997, he has been instrumental in developing, leasing and selling many of HRO's projects in the Paris Region. Philip holds an AB degree in Economics and MBA in Real Estate, both obtained from University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). Since 1997, HRO has been a key player in Europe's dominant cities developing over 600,000 m² of offices occupied by some of the world's leading corporations. HRO provides a full range of advisory and asset management services to institutional clients
Rémi Monglon
Rémi Monglon
PrincipalBenson Elliot
France
Rémi has 20 years of experience in the real estate industry and leads the Firm’s activities in France. Prior to joining Benson Elliot in 2006, Rémi was an Investment Manager at Lehman Brothers Real Estate Partners where he was responsible for four real estate portfolios in France and Italy. Previously, Rémi spent six years at Archon Group (a Goldman Sachs Group company), latterly as Portfolio Manager where he managed five portfolios valued at €1.8bn. Rémi holds a Masters in Finance & Real Estate from Paris University XII and a Bachelor’s in Law & Tax from the Sorbonne University. Rémi is a native French speaker and is fluent in Italian.
Romain Allouch
Romain Allouch
Head of RE - France & South EuropeWeWork
United Kingdom
8th November, 16:45 - 17:45

Office Investments

Values make sense post COVID?

Co-chairs
Chris StaveleyJLL Moderator
Benjamin BillCMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
Collin Schmitz-ValckenbergBlue Colibri Capital SARL
Federico BianchiStarwood Capital Group
Frank Steffenpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Guillaume TurcasFaro Capital Partners
Marian HermanHB Reavis
Peter CeresnikHB Reavis
Rouzbeh Badi-ArezBlack Swan Real Estate Capital
Tarek GermanosSFO Capital Partners

Hotels Transactions & Investments

Capital bounceback or still in too deep?

Co-chairs
Lorcain EganStarwood Capital Group Moderator
Dieter KornekTUI Hotels & Resorts
Dr. Andreas OttoCMS Hasche Sigle
Jacopo BurgioAngelo Gordon
Jan JanssenGoldman Sachs
Jerome LassaraAccor Hotels
MariaPia IntiniCitizenM Hotels
Rami BadrOrion Capital Managers
William DuffeyJLL

Liquidity in Living

How is scale, space, rent and demand changing?

Co-chairs
Stan KubacekHeimstaden Moderator
Daniele RussolilloPlanet Smart City
Kirk LindstromRound Hill Capital
Margaret SweeneyI•RES

Raising & Allocating Capital

Dry powder en mass but nowhere to go?

Co-chairs
Anthony BiddulphJLL Moderator
Adrian KarczewiczSkanska Property Poland
Chris TaylorFederated Hermes
Dobrin StaikovLion's Head
Etienne PaxColony Capital
Florent DansetAlte

Data

Unlocking value and improving asset performance 

Co-chairs
Florian StadlbauerCommerz Real Moderator
Chris ZissisNuveen Real Estate
Emmanuel VerhooselFluxus Ventures LLP
James PowerSEGRO
Justus WiedemannQuantrefy
Robert HeekelaarPrologis
Sebastian AbigailVTS

Office Investments

Values make sense post COVID?

  • Pricing, demand & investment fundamentals
  • Flight to Core - Is there a new dynamic for commercial office space?
  • Grade A Short & Long Term - What forecasts for valuations, capital growth, rents and leasing structures?
  • CBD & Prime Locations - What has changed?


Moderator
Chris Staveley
Chris Staveley
Executive Director, Head EMEA Office Capital Markets
JLL
Benjamin Bill
Benjamin Bill
Partner
CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
Collin Schmitz-Valckenberg
Collin Schmitz-Valckenberg
Managing Director
Blue Colibri Capital SARL
Federico Bianchi
Federico Bianchi
MD & Head of Asset Management for Europe
Starwood Capital Group
Frank Steffen
Frank Steffen
Head of International Clients Germany
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Guillaume Turcas
Guillaume Turcas
Managing Partner
Faro Capital Partners
Marian Herman
Marian Herman
Group CEO
HB Reavis
Peter Ceresnik
Peter Ceresnik
Member of the Board of Directors
HB Reavis
Rouzbeh Badi-Arez
Rouzbeh Badi-Arez
Partner
Black Swan Real Estate Capital
Tarek Germanos
Tarek Germanos
Managing Director
SFO Capital Partners
Chris Staveley
Chris Staveley
Executive Director, Head EMEA Office Capital MarketsJLL
United Kingdom
Chris has 25+ years of pan-European office Capital Markets experience and a significant track record in office transactions spanning more 15 European markets. Chris has worked in London, Paris and Brussels. Chris has deep, long-established knowledge of Europe’s Office markets and strong relationships with the main investor, developer and lender groups. Chris works closely with JLL’s International Capital Coverage Team, sourcing global capital for major European office transactions and JLL’s European Debt team.
Benjamin Bill
Benjamin Bill
PartnerCMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
France
Benjamin has extensive experience in the work with clients on complex real estate operations. He advises on a broad range of aspects related to it, including acquisition and disposal of real estate assets or companies, of French or pan-European portfolios, the structuring of projects and the negotiation of JV and partnership agreements. Benjamin’s work covers all asset classes (office, retail, logistics, hotel and leisure, residential…). Benjamin’s work also covers property development transactions, commercial leases and management agreements.
Collin Schmitz-Valckenberg
Collin Schmitz-Valckenberg
Managing DirectorBlue Colibri Capital SARL
Luxembourg
Collin Schmitz-Valckenberg is a Managing Director and founding Principal of Blue Colibri Capital. Blue Colibri is sponsoring opportunistic funds with a focus on Germany France and Austria. Collin serves on the Funds’ Investment Committee and is Chief Investment Officer
Federico Bianchi
Federico Bianchi
MD & Head of Asset Management for EuropeStarwood Capital Group
United Kingdom
Federico Bianchi is a Managing Director & Head of Asset Management at Starwood Capital Europe, based in London and responsible for the management of the European assets. Prior to joining Starwood, Federico was a Principal, Asset Management at GreenOak Real Estate (London), where he worked for 4 years with a specific focus on Spain and Italy. Previously, Federico was Italian Country Manager and a Member of the European Board of ISG; at that time he also joined the Executive Committee of ULI in Italy. Prior to that, he served as a Director of Asset Management at Condotte Real Estate and a Director at Tishman Speyer Properties, where he was overseeing deals and projects for a combined value of more than € 1.5 Bn.
Frank Steffen
Frank Steffen
Head of International Clients Germanypbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Germany
Frank Steffen has been working within the property financing sector since the mid-1990s. In his role as Managing Director International Clients, Germany he is responsible for originating and structuring commercial real estate transactions for international customers of pbb. His previous roles also include the responsibility of the Russian business, underwriting of European real estate transactions and Restructuring of critical facilities with a focus on UK, CEE & Asia.
Guillaume Turcas
Guillaume Turcas
Managing PartnerFaro Capital Partners
France
Guillaume has a 15-year experience in the real estate industry and is Managing Partner at FARO CAPITAL PARTNERS, a boutique real estate investment and asset management company. He held senior positions at AEW and CBRE Global Investors from 2006 to 2017. Fellow member of the RICS, Guillaume holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from ESTP School and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Real Estate from Paris Dauphine University – where he is also a teacher.
Marian Herman
Marian Herman
Group CEOHB Reavis
Slovakia
Marian Herman is the CEO and Member of the Board of Directors of HB Reavis Group. Previously, as Group CFO, he was responsible for all of the company’s finance-related activities including debt financing, divestments, investment management, budgeting, controlling and accounting. He joined HB Reavis in 2010 as Head of Investment Management & Divestments. In this role he was responsible for the Group’s M&A and divestment activities across all markets, having successfully concluded over €1bn of commercial RE deals. Marian has over 20 years of experience in investment mgmt and investment banking. Prior to joining HB Reavis, he had been working for over 10 years in London for RREEF Infrastructure, Deutsche Bank and ING Group
Peter Ceresnik
Peter Ceresnik
Member of the Board of DirectorsHB Reavis
Slovakia
Peter joined HB Reavis in 2016 as a Group Leasing Director and was responsible for the overall leasing strategy, overseeing teams in Bratislava, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest and London. He was appointed to the Board in October 2017 and continues his contribution to delivering HB Reavis’ successful workspace solution service and co-working scheme. Peter is an MBA graduate of the University of New York in Prague and City University Bratislava, and has previous experience from IT sector where he held leadership positions as the General Manager at Exe, and Country Manager at both Microsoft and the SAS Institute.
Rouzbeh Badi-Arez
Rouzbeh Badi-Arez
PartnerBlack Swan Real Estate Capital
France
Rouzbeh Badi-Arez is a founding partner of Black Swan Real Estate Capital since 2021. He has more than 15 years of experience in European real estate investment, asset management and business development. Prior to joining Black Swan Real Estate Capital, Rouzbeh was heading investment and asset management activities at Dea Capital in France. Earlier in his career, he was responsible for sourcing and execution for Freo France. He also gained experience of equity and debt structuring as head of business development at Paref and he was responsible for international funds. He started his career as investment and asset management at Atemi (French Lehman Brothers asset management company). Rouzbeh graduated from Bordeaux Business School
Tarek Germanos
Tarek Germanos
Managing DirectorSFO Capital Partners
United Kingdom

Hotels Transactions & Investments

Capital bounceback or still in too deep?

  • Hotel Investment Transactions - where is the capital appetite coming from?
  • Liquidity - Investors, operators & owners to deploy capital to fill the gap on cash flows?
  • Sustainability Strategies: What are the strategies for current assets, ongoing deals and pipeline opportunities?
  • Macro trends and Hospitality: What are they and how will they play out in the hospitality industry? 
Moderator
Lorcain Egan
Lorcain Egan
Head of Lending
Starwood Capital Group
Dieter Kornek
Dieter Kornek
Head of Project Scouting
TUI Hotels & Resorts
Dr. Andreas Otto
Dr. Andreas Otto
Partner, Global Co-Head of Real Estate
CMS Hasche Sigle
Jacopo Burgio
Jacopo Burgio
Real Estate Investments
Angelo Gordon
Jan Janssen
Jan Janssen
Co-Head of EMEA RE Finance
Goldman Sachs
Jerome Lassara
Jerome Lassara
VP Development Southern Europe
Accor Hotels
MariaPia Intini
MariaPia Intini
Development & Investment Director Europe
CitizenM Hotels
Rami Badr
Rami Badr
Managing Director
Orion Capital Managers
William Duffey
William Duffey
Head of EMEA Hotels Capital Markets
JLL
Lorcain Egan
Lorcain Egan
Head of LendingStarwood Capital Group
United Kingdom
Lorcain Egan is Head of Lending, Europe for Starwood. Mr. Egan is responsible for debt origination and asset management for Starwood’s lending platform in Europe. Since joining Starwood in 2013, Mr. Egan has structured and executed financings totaling $1.8bn and whilst working in Capital Markets for Starwood between 2013 and 2017 he secured $4.4bn of financing for Starwood’s equity acquisitions across Europe. Prior to joining Starwood Capital, Mr. Egan was a Vice President at Barclays Bank where he worked in their Structured Property, Debt Finance team. In this team, Mr. Egan focused on originating real estate debt opportunities for Barclays. Mr. Egan holds a degree in Law & Economics from the University of Ulster.
Dieter Kornek
Dieter Kornek
Head of Project ScoutingTUI Hotels & Resorts
Germany
Nearly25 years of experience in hotel development in various senior management positions. From 1995 to 2003 Director Development of ACCOR Hotels in Germany and Austria, from 2003-2011 Director Development of Motel One Group for European development of these Budget Design Hotels. In 2011 I joined TUI Hotels & Resorts, but after strategic change in hotel business I started in 2013 as Managing Director Development for Vienna based Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences, being responsible for the growth of Falkensteiner in CEE. In 2017 I returned to TUI Group to manage the growth of Tui own hotels & resorts worldwide, especially TUI Blue, Club Robinson and Club Magic Life
Dr. Andreas Otto
Dr. Andreas Otto
Partner, Global Co-Head of Real EstateCMS Hasche Sigle
Germany
Andreas Otto’s practice covers all aspects of commercial real estate law. Andreas had been head of the real estate practice group at CMS Germany for eight years. He has been recognised as an expert in the real estate market for many years advising a number of renowned German and international property owners, investors and project developers on transactions and project developments. In addition, Andreas has a strong, internationally focused notary practice, providing notarial services for real estate and corporate transactions.
Jacopo Burgio
Jacopo Burgio
Real Estate InvestmentsAngelo Gordon
United Kingdom
Jacopo Burgio joined Angelo Gordon Europe in 2016 and focuses on real estate investment opportunities in France, Spain and Hospitality. Prior to joining the firm, Jacopo worked for over 3 years at Blackstone in London, in the Real Estate team, and began his career at Jefferies where he worked in their Real Estate Investment Banking and M&A Groups. Jacopo holds a Bachelor of International Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and he is fluent in French, Italian, Spanish and English.
Jan Janssen
Jan Janssen
Co-Head of EMEA RE FinanceGoldman Sachs
United Kingdom
Jan is Co-Head of Real Estate Finance for the EMEA Region at Goldman Sachs. He has extensive transaction experience across asset classes including hospitality, office, logistics, retail, datacenter, cold storage assets as well as SPL/NPL portfolio financing and construction finance. He has worked in various jurisdictions across Europe. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Jan worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Citi in real estate finance, securitization and investment banking.
Jerome Lassara
Jerome Lassara
VP Development Southern EuropeAccor Hotels
Italy
Jérôme Lassara is the VP Development at Accor South Europe and a Board Member of Assofranching Italy and of EFF (European Franchise Federation). As a VP Development, he is in charge of the development of all Accor brands in Italy, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Spain & Portugal (Raffles, Fairmont, Sofitel, Orient Express, The House Of Original, SLS, SO, Swissôtel , Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Pullman, Mgallery, 25 hours, Mama Shelter, Mercure, Novotel, Adagio, Ibis family, Jo&joe, Tribe, Greet) for all type of contracts (franchising, management, ownership). In the past he was the VP Development & Franchise at AccorHotels Italy, Greece, Israel & Malta (2013-9/2018), Managing Director of Novotel chain in Italy – AccorHotels Italy (2010 – 2012), etc
MariaPia Intini
MariaPia Intini
Development & Investment Director EuropeCitizenM Hotels
Netherlands
Mariapia Intini is Development and Investment Director at citizenM hotels, where she is responsible for securing new acquisitions in target cities in Europe. Prior to joining citizenM, she was Associate Director at Cushman & Wakefield’s EMEA Hospitality, where she valued over €1.5bn worth of single assets and portfolios (including NPLs) across Europe, and, before then, Senior Consultant at Colliers International’s EMEA Hotels. She started her real estate career at the global architectural firm Design International. She is a MRICS Chartered Surveyor and holds a Master’s Degree in Hotel Real Estate Finance from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, NY, when she completed a rotational programme at Marriott International’s US HQs.
Rami Badr
Rami Badr
Managing DirectorOrion Capital Managers
United Kingdom
Rami is a Partner & MD of Orion located in London. Since joining Orion in 2002, he has been involved in acquisitions, asset mgmt and realizations for the Orion European RE Funds across Europe with a particular focus on larger corporate transactions, pan-European portfolios, debt acquisitions, restructurings, hotel & retail investments. This includes active involvement in investments such as Infracity in Stockholm, Puerto Venecia or Sotogrande in Spain, the equity participation in Société Foncière Lyonnaise or the debt acquisition & restructuring of the Spanish company Inmobiliara Colonial. Before joining Orion he was an associate at Arthur Andersen within the transaction support team, advising large corporations on their RE strategies.
William Duffey
William Duffey
Head of EMEA Hotels Capital MarketsJLL
United Kingdom
Will Duffey is the Head of EMEA Hotels Capital Markets and is based in the London office of JLL. He is responsible in running the European hotel capital markets team, which spans across all the major markets of Europe, covered by a team of 50 sector specialists. The team are renowned in focusing on large, complex hospitality transactions across the region and have held the No.1 market share for the sector as rated by RCA for 2019 and 2020.Will has far-reaching experience in the sector - from structuring of and advising on development agreements, to joint ventures and both debt and equity transactions. He advises global and domestic clients across the capital stack on their hotel exposure in Europe and provides strategic advice on disposals

Liquidity in Living

How is scale, space, rent and demand changing?

  • Yields, Rents & Rates - Business as usual or shake up expected?
  • Government Regulations - Any countries facing regulatory crackdowns on rent?
  • Portfolios - Repositioning, JVs & cross border activity
  • Risk, Reward & Resilience - Which living sub sectors are ones to buy, which to sell, and where?
  • Urban vs Suburban/Migration vs the Return to Work - How is scale, space, rent and demand changing?
  • Liquidity in the Markets - Who’s lending where and in what products?
Moderator
Stan Kubacek
Stan Kubacek
Senior Managing Director
Heimstaden
Daniele Russolillo
Daniele Russolillo
COO & Deputy CEO
Planet Smart City
Kirk Lindstrom
Kirk Lindstrom
CIO
Round Hill Capital
Margaret Sweeney
Margaret Sweeney
CEO & Board Director
I•RES
Stan Kubacek
Stan Kubacek
Senior Managing DirectorHeimstaden
Czech Republic
Sourcing and execution of residential investments for Heimstaden in Germany, Central Europe, France and Finland. Formerly responsible for residential investments in Europe at Round Hill Capital. Prior to this, he was an investment banker in the Goldman Sachs’ European real estate team in London. Stan holds a master’s degree in Finance and Business Strategy from Sciences Po University in Paris.
Daniele Russolillo
Daniele Russolillo
COO & Deputy CEOPlanet Smart City
United Kingdom
Daniele is an expert on energy and environmental services within smart urban environments, as well as on regulatory frameworks. He has over 16 years of experience managing projects in Europe, Africa and Asia and is a Senior Associate at the Institute for European Energy and Climate Policy Foundation.
Kirk Lindstrom
Kirk Lindstrom
CIORound Hill Capital
United Kingdom
Margaret Sweeney
Margaret Sweeney
CEO & Board DirectorI•RES
Ireland
Margaret is a Non-Executive Director of Dalata Hotel Group plc, Chair of the Dublin City University Business School Advisory Board & member of the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland. She has over 20 years of leadership experience including as Chief Executive of Dublin Airport Authority and Postbank Ireland as well as Director of Audit & Advisory services at KPMG. She is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and Chartered Director of IoD UK. She holds a First Class Hons Commerce Degree from the National University of Ireland Galway and was awarded the National University of Ireland Galway Alumni Award for Business Public Policy and Law in 2009. She was named Business & Finance’s Business Person of the Month May19

Raising & Allocating Capital

Dry powder en mass but nowhere to go?

  • Distressed Investing - Post-pandemic bargain wave or wash out?
  • Raising Capital - Where is the capital coming from and will equity pour only in core assets?
  • All about Location or are Asset Classes the Main Deciding Factor?
  • Lack of Product - No shortage of capital but nowhere to invest?
  • Institutional Investment Appetite - What’s changed, what’s staying the same?
  • Which assets are most at risk of becoming obsolete?


Moderator
Anthony Biddulph
Anthony Biddulph
Head of Funds Placement Europe, EMEA
JLL
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEE
Skanska Property Poland
Chris Taylor
Chris Taylor
CEO Real Estate & Head of Private Markets, Chairman MEPC
Federated Hermes
Dobrin Staikov
Dobrin Staikov
CFO & Head of Capital Markets
Lion's Head
Etienne Pax
Etienne Pax
Managing Director
Colony Capital
Florent Danset
Florent Danset
Co-Founder & CEO
Alte
Anthony Biddulph
Anthony Biddulph
Head of Funds Placement Europe, EMEAJLL
United Kingdom
Anthony is based in London. He has over 20 years of experience in raising capital from institutional investors for Real Estate investment. Prior to joining CAPRA, Anthony was a Director at BlackRock where he led the Institutional Investor Relations & Fundraising Team for Real Estate in Europe. Previously he spent two years working with CBRE in the Philippines. He has a particular interest on governance issues both inside and outside the industry: he spent 3 years on the INREV Corporate Governance Committee. Anthony started his career as a Police Officer in the United Kingdom, serving for 11 years in uniformed roles and as a detective.
Adrian Karczewicz
Adrian Karczewicz
Head of Divestments CEESkanska Property Poland
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.
Chris Taylor
Chris Taylor
CEO Real Estate & Head of Private Markets, Chairman MEPCFederated Hermes
United Kingdom
Chris joined Federated Hermes in 2010, having successfully established Australian fund manager QIC’s European office in London. Prior to that he was head of European Property at HSBC. Chris spent the majority of his career as a fund manager at Prudential, where he led the diversification of its UK real estate exposure into overseas markets in 2001. As CEO of Real Estate, managing over £7 billion of real estate, Chris is also the BTPS Director on the Argent Board and has taken a lead role in promoting responsible investment with major regeneration schemes such as King’s Cross London, Paradise Circus Birmingham, NOMA Manchester and Wellington Place Leeds.
Dobrin Staikov
Dobrin Staikov
CFO & Head of Capital MarketsLion's Head
United Kingdom
Dobrin Staikov serves as CFO & Head of Capital Markets at Lion's Head. Prior to this he joined AG Capital’s executive team in July 2016 after over 12 years at EBRD in London. At EBRD he developed the bank's distressed asset & non-performing loan financing and investing practice and enhanced the private-equity type business in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Turkey and North Africa. He was also part of the Deutsche Bank (London) Emerging Markets Structuring team with focus on the CEE region. He has been a board member of equity investee companies across CEE and Turkey. He holds MBA from INSEAD and is chartered certified accountant in the UK (ACCA).
Etienne Pax
Etienne Pax
Managing DirectorColony Capital
France
Florent Danset
Florent Danset
Co-Founder & CEOAlte
United Kingdom
Prior to co-founding Alte, Florent worked in the real estate private equity division of Blackstone where he led investments across multiple asset classes in Europe. Before Blackstone, Florent launched the European real estate equity and debt investment division of Partners Group, which he joined in 2007. Florent has been involved in the sourcing, underwriting, negotiating and structuring of more than Eur 2.3 billion of capital across 25 private equity real estate transactions in Europe. Florent received an M.Sc. in Management from the ESSEC business school in Paris and is a CFA charterholder.

Data

Unlocking value and improving asset performance 

  • Gaining the Competitive Edge - How can real estate owners make better use of their data?
  • Industry Wide Data Collaboration and Standardisation - Can it become a reality? 
  • Data Capture and Sharing - Is it possible to improve data interoperability between landlords and tenants? 
  • Data Ethics and Privacy - Who owns and controls the data generated by users in our buildings? 
  • How technology is redefining the art and science of valuation 
  • AI powered lease abstraction for faster decision making
Moderator
Florian Stadlbauer
Florian Stadlbauer
Head of Technology and Innovation
Commerz Real
Chris Zissis
Chris Zissis
CTO - Global Head of Technology
Nuveen Real Estate
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Managing Partner
Fluxus Ventures LLP
James Power
James Power
Director of Digital & Technology
SEGRO
Justus Wiedemann
Justus Wiedemann
Founder & CEO
Quantrefy
Robert Heekelaar
Robert Heekelaar
VP, IT Architecture & Emerging Technologies
Prologis
Sebastian Abigail
Sebastian Abigail
Senior Director
VTS
Florian Stadlbauer
Florian Stadlbauer
Head of Technology and InnovationCommerz Real
Germany
Dr. Florian Stadlbauer (born 1976), as Head of Technology and Innovation, is responsible for the transformation of Commerz Real AG into a technology-centric asset manager. Mr. Stadlbauer is also a member of the supervisory board of BERGFÜRST AG and a member of the advisory board of ShareYourSpace GmbH.
Chris Zissis
Chris Zissis
CTO - Global Head of TechnologyNuveen Real Estate
United Kingdom
Chris brings more than 20 years of technology, data & digital transformation experience in various industries around the globe. He has held a number of leadership roles that have put him at the forefront of many fintech and proptech transformations. Chris is passionate about technology products and solutions. He's driven by: • Providing business first digital and data solutions. • Ensuring all stakeholders are brought on the journey to drive adoption and innovation. • Buildings and integrating future proof solutions across products and services that scale globally. • Developing and growing high-capability teams.
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Managing PartnerFluxus Ventures LLP
France
Emmanuel Verhoosel is Managing Partner at the venture capital firm Fluxus Ventures. Fluxus Ventures invests in PropTech companies and incubates innovative platforms linked to digitalisation, sustainability and new ways of living and working. Emmanuel has 30 years of experience in real estate, investment banking and venture capital in London, New York, Paris and Brussels. He has been advising and financing leading property companies with JPMorgan, ING and Natixis and is particularly interested in sustainability and technology developments. Education: Master in Finance from the London Business School, Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and law and political science degrees from the Université Catholique de Louvain.
James Power
James Power
Director of Digital & TechnologySEGRO
United Kingdom
James is the Director of Digital & Technology at SEGRO plc, the FTSE100 pan-European developer and owner of industrial and logistics property, with over £15 billion of AUM. James joined SEGRO in 2010 and has held several senior roles, most recently leading SEGRO’s digital and technology innovation since 2018. Prior to SEGRO, James held a series of senior positions at American Express, and before that at Deloitte Consulting, Coca-Cola Schweppes and Xerox. James has over 25 years’ experience in real estate, business and financial services in strategy formulation and execution. James is a member of various industry committees and advisory panels, with a focus on technology, innovation, and increasingly their application to sustainability.
Justus Wiedemann
Justus Wiedemann
Founder & CEOQuantrefy
Germany
Justus Wiedemann is the founder and CEO of QUANTREFY, the world's first ESG implementation platform. Based on AI-supported data analysis, QUANTREFY suggests concrete sustainable and, at the same time, economic optimization measures to users for their assets - and then acts as an interface to relevant service providers for implementation. The goal of Justus and his team is to simplify central processes in ESG implementation through automation and the user-oriented design of the platform, to provide reliable decision-making bases at the push of a button, and thus to reduce implementation hurdles.
Robert Heekelaar
Robert Heekelaar
VP, IT Architecture & Emerging TechnologiesPrologis
Netherlands
Sebastian Abigail
Sebastian Abigail
Senior DirectorVTS
United Kingdom
9th November, 09:00 - 10:00
Ed Parsons
Ed Parsons
Geospatial Technologist
Google

Smart Cities Are Just Smart People

Building the cities of tomorrow from the bottom up

Ed Parsons
Ed Parsons
Geospatial TechnologistGoogle
United Kingdom
https://careers.google.com/locations/london/
London | United Kingdom
9th November, 11:00 - 12:00

Valuations & Pricing

Time to sell or double down?

Co-chairs
Luke DawsonColliers Moderator
Pierre LeocadioOxford Properties Group
Sandrine AmsiliArdian
Tim BarlowCPP Investments

Senior Housing, Extra Care & Retirement Assets

Now is the time for scale? 

Co-chairs
Frédéric DibMoZaïC Asset Management Moderator
Anni HönickeGulf Islamic Investments
Berthold BeckerTSC Real Estate Germany
Jan PetersenApleona
Michele BeolchiniInvestire SGR
Pooja PatelStepStone Group
Samuel VetrakBonard
Sander van RielCBRE Global Investors
Steve NitschkeMedical Properties Trust

Senior Debt Leveraging

Loan on loans new game, or risk & pricing in dissonance?

Co-chairs
Ben EppleyApollo Global Management Moderator
Andrea BoraGoldman Sachs
Duncan MacPhersonStarwood Capital Group
Hugh FraserM7 Capital
Luca GiangoliniJLL
Riaz AzadiEastdil Secured
Siddharth TrivediBlackstone
Thibaut LaffailleDekaBank

Greenman Presents

Grocery Retail & The New Core

Co-chairs
John WilkinsonGreenman Moderator
Catherine ChooGreenman
João Carlos LelisSonae Sierra
Ronayne O'MahonyGreenman Partners

Looking Past and Present - Retrofit & Value Add

Modernising existing portfolios to reach a new core?

Co-chairs
Rachel HodgdonIWBI Moderator
Émilie JaskulaAXA IM - Real Assets
Laurent DubosSchroder Investment Management
Xavier DenisAG Real Estate

France Investment Cycle

Depends on global flows more than ever before?

Co-chairs
Laurent DiotHarvestate AM Moderator
Benjamin BillCMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
Didier UnglikL'Etoile Properties - France
Diego RouxUnion Investment Real Estate
Matthieu ReffayHines
Mounir HamrouniDekaBank
Philippe Duvergnepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Sophie Colin-SansierGenerali Real Estate

Valuations & Pricing

Time to sell or double down?

  • Continued increase despite pandemic or valuations nightmare?
  • Investment Strategies & Risk Appetite - ESG, location or asset class deciding factor?
  • Institutional Investment Appetite - What’s changed, what’s staying the same?
  • Lack of Product - No shortage of capital but nowhere to invest?
  • Office, Hospitality & Retail - Post Covid risk curve too steep or easy ride?
  • Valuations - Stable pricing or chaos to come? 
  • ESG & Climate Risks - Understanding Asset Obsolescence Risks Across Portfolios


Moderator
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Central and Eastern Europe
Colliers
Pierre Leocadio
Pierre Leocadio
SVP Head of Investments Europe
Oxford Properties Group
Sandrine Amsili
Sandrine Amsili
Real Estate Debt Managing Director
Ardian
Tim Barlow
Tim Barlow
Managing Director
CPP Investments
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Central and Eastern EuropeColliers
United Kingdom
Luke has 15 years' experience in property acquisitions and dispositions, asset management, and leadership experience. His primarily focus is on business development, leading the regional Capital Markets efforts and attracting new investors to the region. He is also responsible for strategical management of the regional teams in Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia.
Pierre Leocadio
Pierre Leocadio
SVP Head of Investments EuropeOxford Properties Group
United Kingdom
Pierre Leocadio is responsible for Oxford Properties’ French platform, including the responsibility of the asset management and leasing strategies for the existing Paris portfolio. Oxford Properties currently owns and manages a portfolio of four offices and one luxury high street retail in Paris, totalling approximately €1.5 billion of assets under management.
Sandrine Amsili
Sandrine Amsili
Real Estate Debt Managing DirectorArdian
France
Sandrine has worked in the European Real Estate market for 18 years, and in Real Estate debt since 2005. Sandrine Amsili joined SCOR Investment Partners in November 2013 as Senior Real Estate Debt Manager. She was promoted to Head of Real Estate Debt on the 1st of December, 2018. Sandrine started her career in 2002 as an Acquisition Analyst for several real estate investment funds at CBRE Investors. In 2004, she became Asset Manager for French and German assets. She joined Eurohypo Bank in 2005 as a Credit Manager before being appointed Business Manager in the Origination department, in 2007. Sandrine holds a Master’s degree in Finance from EDHEC Business School. She has been a member of RICS since 2016.
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.

Senior Housing, Extra Care & Retirement Assets

Now is the time for scale? 

  • Demand & Supply Imbalance - Is now the time to scale up?
  • Urban Location Opportunities - Neighbourhood assisted living to diversify portfolios & bridge supply gap?
  • Working with Operators - The Risks and potential
  • Institutional Investment Appetite - What investment models are attracting capital?
  • Rental vs For Sale Models - Which Living Concepts Offer the Best Value Proposition for Tenants & Investors?


Moderator
Frédéric Dib
Frédéric Dib
CEO
MoZaïC Asset Management
Anni Hönicke
Anni Hönicke
Advisor, Consultant, Challenger, Coach
Gulf Islamic Investments
Berthold Becker
Berthold Becker
Managing Director
TSC Real Estate Germany
Jan Petersen
Jan Petersen
Managing Director
Apleona
Michele Beolchini
Michele Beolchini
Head Product Development & Fund Raising
Investire SGR
Pooja Patel
Pooja Patel
Principal, Real Estate
StepStone Group
Samuel Vetrak
Samuel Vetrak
CEO
Bonard
Sander van Riel
Sander van Riel
Head of Continental Europe
CBRE Global Investors
Steve Nitschke
Steve Nitschke
Managing Director - Head of European Acquisitions
Medical Properties Trust
Frédéric Dib
Frédéric Dib
CEOMoZaïC Asset Management
France
Frédéric is Managing Partner of Mozaïc AM and has over 15 years experience in the healthcare sector. MoZaïC manages over 250M€ of healthcare assets over 4 geographies (France, Germany, Italy and Spain) Prior to this, he was the President of Senior Santé, an owner and operator of nursing homes in France. During his tenure, he was responsible for operations developing the group's operating model and processes. During that period it funded, developed, built, delivered and sold 11 nursing homes (circa 50,000 m2). Before Senior Santé/B-Patrimoine, Frédéric held various positions within HSBC (London) and Lazard (New York and London) Frédéric graduated from ESSEC Business School in Paris and speaks French, English, Spanish, Italian and Arabic.
Anni Hönicke
Anni Hönicke
Advisor, Consultant, Challenger, CoachGulf Islamic Investments
Germany
Anni made her way into the Real Estate Industry as a Banker. During the 1990's until 2007 she held various senior positions at Eurohypo in International Real Estate Lending. Between 2007 and 2019 she was Global Head of Real Estate Lending at DekaBank. Since then Anni is working on her own advising and consulting RE Investment Companies and PropTechs. For Companies undergoing a change process or for Start-Ups she acts as challenger and coach. Anni's priority is her Senior Advisor Role for Gulf Islamic Investments (GII), an UAE-based financial services Company regulated by ESCA.
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 and (Acrest being sold to JLL as of end of 2015) 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).
Jan Petersen
Jan Petersen
Managing DirectorApleona
Germany
Michele Beolchini
Michele Beolchini
Head Product Development & Fund RaisingInvestire SGR
Italy
Michele Beolchini is the Head of Product Development & Fund Raising of InvestiRE SGR. Michele has been present in the Italian real estate market for more than 11 years, and prior to joining InvestiRE, was in the Real Estate Advisory team of Banca IMI – Intesa Sanpaolo Group - where he had the opportunity to take part to the origination, structuring and execution of numerous real estate transactions between 2008 and 2015. Michele holds a M. Sc. cum Laude in General Management and a B. Sc. in Business Administration from Bocconi University (Milan).
Pooja Patel
Pooja Patel
Principal, Real EstateStepStone Group
United Kingdom
Ms. Patel is a member of the real estate team. She is also involved in the Firm’s responsible investing initiative. Prior to StepStone, Ms. Patel worked in the Corporate Development Group at AT&T where she was involved in strategic projects, including acquisitions and divestitures, across the company’s business lines. Previously, Ms. Patel spent three years working in investment banking at Houlihan Lokey where she helped execute M&A, financing and restructuring engagements for clients in real estate and a number of different industries.
Samuel Vetrak
Samuel Vetrak
CEOBonard
Austria
Founder and CEO of BONARD and has over 20 years’ experience advising real estate investors, funds, developers and operators. Since 2007, under his leadership, his staff of 50 researchers and analysts operating in four offices around the world have been providing the highest level of secondary and primary in-field data, making BONARD a leading provider of independent and reliable research and solutions. Samuel, an individual member of the world's leading professional research association ESOMAR, is a frequent speaker at the major global real estate stages, attending dozens of conferences a year and sharing latest insights backed by his long-term industry experience
Sander van Riel
Sander van Riel
Head of Continental EuropeCBRE Global Investors
Netherlands
Alexander van Riel is the Regional Head of Continental Europe within the CBRE GIP team. Based in Amsterdam, Alexander is responsible for the relationship and portfolio management of clients, investment sourcing, selection and monitoring of investments in Continental Europe. He is a member of the CBRE GIP Executive Committee and Investment Committee. Alexander has been in the European property investment industry since 1999. He took up his current role in June 2006. Prior to joining CBRE Global Investors, Alexander was an Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Achmea in Amsterdam and Aberdeen Property Investors in Stockholm. Alexander holds a Masters degree in Spatial Science from Rijks-Universiteit Groningen and is a CFA charter holder.
Steve Nitschke
Steve Nitschke
Managing Director - Head of European AcquisitionsMedical Properties Trust
Luxembourg
Steve is Managing Director - Head of European Acquisitions for Medical Properties Trust. Steve is based out of Luxembourg and is focused on the strategic growth of MPT’s International footprint.

Senior Debt Leveraging

Loan on loans new game, or risk & pricing in dissonance?

  • All about asset classes or location?
  • Debt Leveraging - Risk assessment & pricing in dissonance?
  • Debt & Finance Recovery - Down goes Bankers’ Appetite, Up Goes the Forward Funding?
  • Asset Classes - Are hotels, retail & offices too risky?
  • Risk Profile - Will lenders have to go up the risk curve post-COVID?
  • How has COVID Changed Debt Pricing & Leveraging?
  • Pricing up Different Geographies


Moderator
Ben Eppley
Ben Eppley
Partner and Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt in Europe
Apollo Global Management
Andrea Bora
Andrea Bora
MD, Co-Head of EMEA RE Finance
Goldman Sachs
Duncan MacPherson
Duncan MacPherson
Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets
Starwood Capital Group
Hugh Fraser
Hugh Fraser
CEO
M7 Capital
Luca Giangolini
Luca Giangolini
Senior Director, Debt & Stuctured Finance
JLL
Riaz Azadi
Riaz Azadi
MD Real Estate - Structured Finance
Eastdil Secured
Siddharth Trivedi
Siddharth Trivedi
Principal
Blackstone
Thibaut Laffaille
Thibaut Laffaille
Director
DekaBank
Ben Eppley
Ben Eppley
Partner and Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt in EuropeApollo Global Management
United Kingdom
Mr. Ben Eppley joined Apollo in 2013. Prior to that time, Mr. Eppley was a member of the Real Estate Structured Finance group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and prior to that was a member of the Commercial Real Estate Debt Capital Markets group at Barclays Capital. Mr. Eppley graduated from Yale College with a BA in English Language and Literature.
Andrea Bora
Andrea Bora
MD, Co-Head of EMEA RE FinanceGoldman Sachs
United Kingdom
Andrea Bora is a Managing Director in Goldman Sachs Real Estate Finance team, he is located in London and co-heads the firm's EMEA CRE debt team, focusing on distribution. Andrea joined the firm from Morgan Stanley where he worked for 7 years in CRE finance mainly within the ELOC CMBS program and prior to that he was for 5 years at Bear Stearns on a similar role. Andrea has extensive experience in all aspects of CRE finance including origination, structuring and distribution. From his current role Andrea has recently run distribution of debt transactions in various jurisdictions including UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Benelux and Poland.
Duncan MacPherson
Duncan MacPherson
Managing Director, Head of Capital MarketsStarwood Capital Group
United Kingdom
Duncan MacPherson is a Managing Director and Head of Debt for Europe for Starwood Capital Group. In this role, Mr. MacPherson is responsible for all debt capital markets activities for Starwood Capital in Europe, including financing, foreign exchange and interest rate hedging for the Firm’s European investments. He is also responsible for originating, executing and managing debt investments for Starwood Property Trust and Starwood European Real Estate Finance. Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2012, Mr. MacPherson spent six years at Citigroup, where he served as a Director on the commercial real estate finance team in London.
Hugh Fraser
Hugh Fraser
CEOM7 Capital
Netherlands
Hugh is the Chief Executive Officer of M7 Capital and is responsible for all the group’s activities. Hugh also serves on the M7 Capital Credit Committee. Before the launch of M7 Capital in July 2020, Hugh was responsible for all debt capital market activities for M7 Real Estate’s European investments, including asset-level and fund-level financings, interest rate derivative strategy, the acquisition of non- performing loans and distressed real estate corporates. Since 2009, Hugh and his team have arranged and managed over €4.0bn of debt financings across 30 transactions on assets located in 12 jurisdictions.
Luca Giangolini
Luca Giangolini
Senior Director, Debt & Stuctured FinanceJLL
United Kingdom
Luca Giangolini is a Senior Director in the Debt and Structured Finance team at JLL, arranging CRE debt across a broad range of sectors and geographies, with a focus on the UK. Luca was previously a Partner at CAPRA Global Partners, a boutique CRE debt and equity capital markets sourcing and advisory business which was acquired by JLL in early 2021. Prior to that, he was an Equity Partner and Head of Corporate Finance in Europe at Cushman & Wakefield.
Riaz Azadi
Riaz Azadi
MD Real Estate - Structured FinanceEastdil Secured
United Kingdom
Riaz Azadi is a Managing Director at Eastdil Secured LLC based in London responsible for the firms U.K. and European CRE debt placement, structured finance and structured equity transactions. Riaz was brought in by Eastdil Secured in 2011 having previously worked for Hypo Real Estate International AG on the Real Estate Investment Banking team as well as Wachovia and Wells Fargo Special Situations Group restructuring and selling loans.
Siddharth Trivedi
Siddharth Trivedi
PrincipalBlackstone
United Kingdom
Thibaut Laffaille
Thibaut Laffaille
DirectorDekaBank
France
Thibaut is an investment Banking expert starting his career working for Naxicap Partners, focused on small and mid-cap LBO investments. He joined CBRE Global Investors in 2007 where he first served in the acquisition team working on value-added transactions across continental Europe. In 2009 he joined the risk management team and then participated in the setting-up of the financing department in charge of debt raising and loan’s book management (up to €2bn debt commitment). Thibaut joined DekaBank in 2011 to reinforce the origination team in Paris following domestic and international clients. Since then he has arranged over €2bn senior loans. He is graduated from Toulouse Business School and a degree of Financial Engineering from EM Lyon.

Greenman Presents

Grocery Retail & The New Core

  • Institutional Appetite - Not only for retail specialists anymore?
  • Re-imagining Retail - How will the retail landscape change to adapt to new demand drivers?
  • ESG Considerations - Fundamentally changing grocery anchored retail supply chains?
  • Supply Chain Constraints Post COVID - Shortening supply chains to build resilience & ESG considerations
  • Food-Anchored Retail - Future proofing retail assets post COVID
Moderator
John Wilkinson
John Wilkinson
CEO
Greenman
Catherine Choo
Catherine Choo
Chief Information Officer
Greenman
João Carlos Lelis
João Carlos Lelis
Director Fund Management
Sonae Sierra
Ronayne O'Mahony
Ronayne O'Mahony
Managing Director
Greenman Partners
John Wilkinson
John Wilkinson
CEOGreenman
Ireland
John Wilkinson is CEO and founding member of Greenman. John has over 15 years’ experience in real estate development and investment. Since managing the company from 2005, John gained a significant expertise in the selection, funding, purchase and management of German food and non-food retail warehousing. Since forming Greenman, the company has acquired and manages real estate projects to a value of €900m including Greenman OPEN, Germany’s largest grocery focused retail RE fund. John is currently leading the execution of Greenman’s European expansion, with the target of acquiring c.€175m of grocery dominated retail real estate in France and Spain during 2020.
Catherine Choo
Catherine Choo
Chief Information OfficerGreenman
Ireland
Catherine Choo is chief information officer (CIO) at Greenman. She oversees the company and the Greenman Group’s strategic technology, data and communication initiatives and the deployment of innovative technologies and programmes that create a competitive advantage for the company. Catherine has over 15 years’ experience in communication and marketing, 10 of which have been in the real estate industry. Prior to becoming CIO of Greenman, she held the position of Head of Marketing at the company, building the company brand and message and gaining significant experience in the funding, purchase, and management of grocery real estate assets.
João Carlos Lelis
João Carlos Lelis
Director Fund ManagementSonae Sierra
Portugal
João Lélis joined Sonae Sierra in 2004 as an investment analyst, later becoming Director of the Fund Management business. As member of the executive team, current responsibilities include management of the real estate funds co-owned by Sonae Sierra, of the direct investments outside Iberia and transaction support. Prior to Sonae Sierra, João was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and also with Arthur Andersen. João completed the INSEAD – Advanced Management Programme in 2018 and the INSEAD - International Executive Programme in 2010. He also holds an MBA from the Yale University School of Management (2002) and a BS in Management from Faculdade de Economia do Porto (1997).
Ronayne O'Mahony
Ronayne O'Mahony
Managing DirectorGreenman Partners
Ireland
Ronayne O’Mahony is Managing Director of Greenman Partners and is responsible for developing relationships with suitable partners and counterparties with whom the Greenman Groups plans to implement its international growth strategy. Ronayne has extensive experience building family office advisory businesses for UHNWIs in real estate and equity. Before joining Greenman Partners, he was in Equity Sales and Head of Family Capital for Zeus Capital, London.

Looking Past and Present - Retrofit & Value Add

Modernising existing portfolios to reach a new core?

  • Asset obsolescence - Future proofing existing assets 
  • Asset Values - How might embedding the right technology improve valuation? 
  • Are Indoor environments, Wellbeing and Health & Safety the key ingredients to unlocking value? 
  • Digital twins, pro’s vs con’s? Turning your buildings into digital assets to maximise efficiencies and reduce OPEX costs 
  • Repurposing to Profit - How can landlords & owners capitalise on the multi-trillion dollar climate transformation opportunity?
Moderator
Rachel Hodgdon
Rachel Hodgdon
President & CEO
IWBI
Émilie Jaskula
Émilie Jaskula
Head of Asset Management - France
AXA IM - Real Assets
Laurent Dubos
Laurent Dubos
Head of Real Estate France
Schroder Investment Management
Xavier Denis
Xavier Denis
President
AG Real Estate
Rachel Hodgdon
Rachel Hodgdon
President & CEOIWBI
USA
Rachel joined the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) in November 2016, bringing her broad sustainability expertise and her track record as a leading global advocate for green schools, movement building and social equity to IWBI’s work to advance human health through better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.  She was named president of IWBI in 2018 and CEO in November 2020.  With over 2.5 billion square feet of space registered, rated or certified in 97 countries, IWBI’s evidence-based WELL offerings anchor an ecosystem of solutions that advance, measure and monitor real estate features that help people thrive.
Émilie Jaskula
Émilie Jaskula
Head of Asset Management - FranceAXA IM - Real Assets
France
Laurent Dubos
Laurent Dubos
Head of Real Estate FranceSchroder Investment Management
France
Senior real estate executive with 18 years’ experience in investment, development, asset and portfolio management in Europe, within leading international organizations Specialties: Real estate investment and asset management.
Xavier Denis
Xavier Denis
PresidentAG Real Estate
Belgium
Xavier is a member of the Management Committee and the Board of Directors at AG Real Estate, a Brussels based real estate investor and developer with an international portfolio under management in excess of €6bn. As Chief Development Officer, he is responsible for all development projects representing an 800.000 m² pipeline. Xavier is also Chairman of AG Real Estate France. Prior to his current positions, Xavier was Chief Operating Officer and Board Member at Cofinimmo after spending five years in London with architectural firms Chapman Taylor and HOK Sport. Xavier graduated in 1996 from UCL as Civil Engineer Architect and received a MBA from INSEAD. Xavier is Chairman of the Urban Land Institute for Belgium & Luxembourg.

France Investment Cycle

Depends on global flows more than ever before?

  • Finding Value Post Covid
  • Global Investment Appetite into France - Inbound Appetite into French Real Estate Markets 
  • What’s up (or down) with inflation? US ratios impacts on Europe
  • Presidential elections (in France & Germany): out with the old, in with the new - how will the policy changes affect investments?
  • How will the European Green deal affect the cycle?
Moderator
Laurent Diot
Laurent Diot
CEO
Harvestate AM
Benjamin Bill
Benjamin Bill
Partner
CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
Didier Unglik
Didier Unglik
CEO
L'Etoile Properties - France
Diego Roux
Diego Roux
Head of Transactions France
Union Investment Real Estate
Matthieu Reffay
Matthieu Reffay
Managing Director
Hines
Mounir Hamrouni
Mounir Hamrouni
Managing Director
DekaBank
Philippe Duvergne
Philippe Duvergne
Head of REF France
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Head of Investment & Divestment France
Generali Real Estate
Laurent Diot
Laurent Diot
CEOHarvestate AM
France
Laurent Diot is CEO of HARVESTATE Asset Management. He was previously the CFO of NEXITY, leading French developer, from 2008 to early 2014. He has served as Vice President of NEXITY in charge of international operations and CEO of NEXITY International (2002-2007) and as Vice President, Business Development of NEXITY (2000-2002) in charge of mergers and acquisitions. Before joining the CGIS (Compagnie Générale d'Immobilier et de Services) in the Vivendi group as Director of Audit and Strategy (1996-2000), he served as project manager at the Compagnie des Eaux et de l'Ozone (Générale des Eaux Group). He holds a degree from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (H.E.C.).
Benjamin Bill
Benjamin Bill
PartnerCMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats
France
Benjamin has extensive experience in the work with clients on complex real estate operations. He advises on a broad range of aspects related to it, including acquisition and disposal of real estate assets or companies, of French or pan-European portfolios, the structuring of projects and the negotiation of JV and partnership agreements. Benjamin’s work covers all asset classes (office, retail, logistics, hotel and leisure, residential…). Benjamin’s work also covers property development transactions, commercial leases and management agreements.
Didier Unglik
Didier Unglik
CEOL'Etoile Properties - France
France
Trained as a Civil Engineer, Didier Unglik is the Founder and Chairman of L’Etoile Properties and has over 30 years of experience in investment and development across Europe. L’Etoile Properties is an international property service provider established in Paris in 1990 and now maintains seven additional offices in London, Hamburg, Rotterdam, Madrid, Seoul, Singapore and Luxembourg.
Diego Roux
Diego Roux
Head of Transactions FranceUnion Investment Real Estate
France
Matthieu Reffay
Matthieu Reffay
Managing DirectorHines
France
Mounir Hamrouni
Mounir Hamrouni
Managing DirectorDekaBank
France
Mounir Hamrouni is Head of France for DekaBank and responsible for its Real Estate Lending business. He has in excess of 15 years of experience in Origination within multiple German banking institutions and held various positions including restructuring of non performing loans. Mounir achieved several billions of complex Investment and Development CRE loans in multiple asset classes with French and International institutional investors. He graduated from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne with a Master in Financial Engineering.
Philippe Duvergne
Philippe Duvergne
Head of REF Francepbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
France
Philippe Duvergne is a Managing Director for Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG and is based in Paris. Philippe, who has over 25 years work experience in real estate and banking, started his career at Group Paribas where he fulfilled a number of functions. In 2000, he joined The Royal Bank of Scotland, where he was part of the new team which created the Real Estate Business. He focuses on origination and execution of domestic and cross-border structured real estate finance in France.
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Sophie Colin-Sansier
Head of Investment & Divestment FranceGenerali Real Estate
France
Sophie Colin Sansier joined Generali Real Estate as the Head of Investment and Divestment in 2014. Prior to this date, she has developed a consolidated experience during more than 15 years in the real estate market, holding senior positions such as Head of Investments in Beacon Capital Partners France and in charge of development, disposals and renovations for third parties at Bouygues Immobilier. She graduated from the ESSEC and holds a Master’s degree in economics and in finance.
9th November, 13:30 - 14:30

Opportunistic & Value Add

Enough rope to climb or time for discretion?

Co-chairs
Mohamad AbouchalbakSFO Capital Partners Moderator
Anthony LeonardCredit Suisse
Eric SassonRedtree Capital
Gavin NeilanDeutsche Finance International
Ioannis OrfanosArbitrage RE
Paul RaingoldGénérale Continentale Investissements
Pierre JulinDEA Capital Real Estate France
Tom RowleyAngelo Gordon

Alternative Lending

Best to price up new normal or opportunities too niche?

Co-chairs
Robert WeinbergEastdil Secured Moderator
Alexi AntolovichMacquarie Group
Ashil SodhaTristan Capital Partners
Clark CoffeeLacarne Capital
Dave WhiteLaSalle Investment Management
Derek RichOaktree Capital
George MolesworthApollo Global Management
Lorcain EganStarwood Capital Group
Philippe DeloffreICG Longbow France

Future Workspace

Obsolete space or chance to innovate?

Co-chairs
Pooja PatelStepStone Group Moderator
Jeff SchumacherMicrosoft
Norbert Müllerpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Romain AllouchWeWork
Stephen WalkerAberdeen Standard Investments
Yotam AlroyMindspace

Buying Light Industrial 

Too specialised or diversification opportunities galore?

Co-chairs
Jonathan LurieRealty Corporation Moderator
Andreas TrumppSavills Investment Management
Geoffrey PizzanelliScannell Properties
Michael NeumanIvanhoé Cambridge

Capital Evolution

Levering technology for real estate investment and financial transactions

Co-chairs
Naqash TahirPGIM Real Estate Moderator
Anas HalabiVennre
Darko MatovskicausaLens
Jonathan AveryLegal & General Group
Titus AlbrechtMoody's Analytics CRE

France, Germany & UK

Finding value in saturated markets 

Co-chairs
Heinz Joachim KummerCMS Moderator
Alberto Haddadd.i.i. Gruppe
Bernd KnoblochContinuum Capital
James BauerREAG GmbH
Marcus LemliSavills
Markus Wehneltpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Patrice GenreFoncière Crossroads
Richard DivallColliers
Stefan Zimmermann4 Friends Investment

Opportunistic & Value Add

Enough rope to climb or time for discretion?

  • Investors going up the risk curve?
  • Portfolio Resilience & Finding Value - Cities vs Assets
  • Value Add Markets in Europe - How to identify future projects and ensure their quality and profit?
  • Rates & Yields - When and how can we ensure profitability of those deals?
  • Banks' Appetite & Lending Confidence - Why does the crisis impact banks' involvement in opportunistic and value add projects? 
  • Buy Cheap, Sell Green - Is value adding brownfield offering decent returns?


Moderator
Mohamad Abouchalbak
Mohamad Abouchalbak
CEO
SFO Capital Partners
Anthony Leonard
Anthony Leonard
Head of International Funds
Credit Suisse
Eric Sasson
Eric Sasson
Managing Partner
Redtree Capital
Gavin Neilan
Gavin Neilan
Founding Partner & Chief Investment Officer
Deutsche Finance International
Ioannis Orfanos
Ioannis Orfanos
Partner
Arbitrage RE
Paul Raingold
Paul Raingold
Président
Générale Continentale Investissements
Pierre Julin
Pierre Julin
Investment Director
DEA Capital Real Estate France
Tom Rowley
Tom Rowley
Managing Director, Co-Portfolio Manager European Real Estate
Angelo Gordon
Mohamad Abouchalbak
Mohamad Abouchalbak
CEOSFO Capital Partners
United Kingdom
Mohamad is CEO of SFO Capital Partners and chairs the firm’s Executive and Investment Committees. Mohamad has established SFO’s real estate investment management business and has been leading all aspects of the firm’s development since 2013. With over 16 years of experience, Mohamad has been involved in more than USD15 billion of transactions in both advisory and principle roles across the real estate, hospitality and financial services sectors. Prior to joining SFO, Mohamad held positions at Kingdom Hotel Investments, JLL and Gulf Merger where he advised and acted on behalf of institutional investors and family offices on cross border transactions.
Anthony Leonard
Anthony Leonard
Head of International FundsCredit Suisse
United Kingdom
Anthony has more than 20 years experience in the real estate industry, in acquisitions, development and fund management. He is Head of International Funds at Credit Suisse Asset Management and is responsible for funds and products with AuM of ca. €8bln. At CSAM he was previously Head of UK real estate. Before joining CSAM, Anthony spent 15 years at Hines. Anthony has a BA from Oxford University, qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Eric Sasson
Eric Sasson
Managing PartnerRedtree Capital
France
23 years of Real Estate. Education: ESTP: Engineering diplomma, MIT: M.S. in Nuclear Engineering, Insead: MBA. Eric joined The Carlyle Group in 2001 as Fund Head in charge of establishing its European RE platform (from scratch). Over 12 years, he has raised and invested around 4 billion euros of equity (in 3 funds) in more than 100 transactions in 13 countries. Over this period, he had established a talented team of almost 50 people of different nationalities in 6 countries with no turnover. Prior to Carlyle, he was Head of Lasalle Investment Management continental European operations where he raised and invested several funds.
Gavin Neilan
Gavin Neilan
Founding Partner & Chief Investment OfficerDeutsche Finance International
United Kingdom
Gavin Neilan is Founding Partner, Chief Investment Officer and Investment Committee Member of DFI, a pan-European private equity platform with over €3 billion AUM. The firm pursues value add and opportunistic research driven strategies seeking to generate superior risk-adjusted returns through deep value investing, capitalising on trends and transforming investments through active asset management. Gavin has over 20 years’ of industry experience as a business owner, investor, financier and lawyer. He has been involved in more than €10 billion of transactions and has experience operating in over 30 countries across Europe, America and Emerging Markets.
Ioannis Orfanos
Ioannis Orfanos
PartnerArbitrage RE
Greece
Ioannis is a Partner at Arbitrage Real Estate with more than 15 years of experience in real estate investment management, advisory and underwriting. Ioannis is splitting his time between London and Athens to work closely with private equity investors to assess, structure and manage value add real estate investments in commercial and hospitality sectors in the UK and SE Europe as well as high yield REO opportunities in Greece deriving from local NPL portfolios. In the past, Ioannis worked for Europa Capital in London, where he oversaw development investments in Europe, and for Deloitte in London, where he advised on real estate strategy, management and transactions. Ioannis also worked for Citigroup in Rome.
Paul Raingold
Paul Raingold
PrésidentGénérale Continentale Investissements
France
Paul Raingold is the Founder and President of Générale Continentale Investissements which is based in Paris. Générale Continentale Investissements has invested in over 1.000.000 m2 of offices and other commercial properties mainly in the Paris region and o
Pierre Julin
Pierre Julin
Investment DirectorDEA Capital Real Estate France
France
Pierre joined DeA Capital in 2018 and is supporting the investment and asset management strategy. He has more than 11 years of experience in M&A, financing and investment. Prior to joining DeA Capital Pierre was investment manager at FREO. Before, he worked 10 years at GE Capital including roles as Senior Manager for the M&A team (executing on several transactions across Europe) and the Private Equity funds. Pierre joined GE Capital through the Financial Management Program (FMP). Pierre graduated from NEOMA Business school, France.
Tom Rowley
Tom Rowley
Managing Director, Co-Portfolio Manager European Real EstateAngelo Gordon
United Kingdom
Tom Rowley is based in London and is the co-Portfolio Manager of Angelo Gordon’s Europe real estate funds. He is also a member of the European Real Estate Investment Committee. Prior to joining Angelo Gordon in 2012, Tom was the co-founder of a real estate investment and operating platform based in London. Prior to that, Tom was the Head of UK Real Estate for Babcock & Brown, where he purchased and managed opportunistic real estate investments throughout the UK, Europe and Asia. Tom has over 20 years of industry experience and holds a Business degree (Hons) from the University of South Australia.

Alternative Lending

Best to price up new normal or opportunities too niche?

  • Pricing - Senior, junior & mezzanine; how to stay competitive?
  • Banks, Debt Funds, Mezz - Any upsides to more risk & higher prices?
  • Risk Aversion of Banks - Alternatives the only way for higher risk asset classes?
  • Adjusting Returns Depending on Risk Appetite?


Moderator
Robert Weinberg
Robert Weinberg
Managing Director
Eastdil Secured
Alexi Antolovich
Alexi Antolovich
Global Co-Head RE
Macquarie Group
Ashil Sodha
Ashil Sodha
Director - European Real Estate Debt Investments
Tristan Capital Partners
Clark Coffee
Clark Coffee
Founder
Lacarne Capital
Dave White
Dave White
Managing Director, Debt Investments
LaSalle Investment Management
Derek Rich
Derek Rich
MD & Commercial RE Debt Origination
Oaktree Capital
George Molesworth
George Molesworth
Principal, Commercial Real Estate Debt
Apollo Global Management
Lorcain Egan
Lorcain Egan
Head of Lending
Starwood Capital Group
Philippe Deloffre
Philippe Deloffre
MD, Head of European RE Debt Origination
ICG Longbow France
Robert Weinberg
Robert Weinberg
Managing DirectorEastdil Secured
United Kingdom
Alexi Antolovich
Alexi Antolovich
Global Co-Head REMacquarie Group
United Kingdom
Ashil Sodha
Ashil Sodha
Director - European Real Estate Debt InvestmentsTristan Capital Partners
United Kingdom
Ashil is a Director at Tristan Capital Partners where he is responsible for spearheading the origination of new debt investment opportunities across all European jurisdictions. Prior to joining Tristan, Ashil was a Vice President at Starz Real Estate, based in London where he played a key role in creating and scaling a new real estate lending platform investing in public and private real estate debt. Prior to joining Starz, Ashil was at BlackRock where he was an investment professional in the Global Real Estate Debt business, responsible for underwriting, both in the U.S. and Europe. Ashil holds the CFA IMC qualification and received a BA with Honours in Economics and Hispanic Studies from the University of Sheffield.
Clark Coffee
Clark Coffee
FounderLacarne Capital
United Kingdom
Clark Coffee is the CIO of AllianceBernstein's European Commercial Real Estate Debt (ECRED) business. Previously, Coffee was head of Tyndaris Real Estate, where he was responsible for building the business into a top-10 real estate debt fund in Europe. Prior to that, he co-headed origination for Deutsche Bank’s European commercial real estate credit business and oversaw the risk management and restructuring of more than €2 billion of troubled loans during the global financial crisis.
Dave White
Dave White
Managing Director, Debt InvestmentsLaSalle Investment Management
United Kingdom
David White is a Managing Director at LaSalle in the Debt Investments team, and Head of LaSalle Real Estate Debt Strategies. David has a 14+ year track record of working in real estate private equity and debt investment. He has extensive experience lending throughout the capital structure and in real estate debt investments, including mezzanine and whole loans, as well as direct real estate investments, distressed credit, and restructuring. Prior, David was a Partner at Intriva Capital Advisors LLP, where he was based in London as a member of the Investment Committee, and oversaw the investment team. David was also a founding Partner at Tyndaris Real Estate, an alternative lending platform based in London.
Derek Rich
Derek Rich
MD & Commercial RE Debt OriginationOaktree Capital
United Kingdom
Prior to joining Oaktree in 2019, Mr. Rich was a senior advisor to Oaktree’s Real Estate group for three years. Before joining Oaktree, he was responsible for European Commercial Real Estate lending at Credit Suisse within the Asset Finance team, and served as a managing director for LNR Partners Europe. Mr. Rich began his career in commercial real estate with Goldman, Sachs & Co., before moving on to Deutsche Bank as a director and founding member of the European Commercial Real Estate Group..
George Molesworth
George Molesworth
Principal, Commercial Real Estate DebtApollo Global Management
United Kingdom
Lorcain Egan
Lorcain Egan
Head of LendingStarwood Capital Group
United Kingdom
Lorcain Egan is Head of Lending, Europe for Starwood. Mr. Egan is responsible for debt origination and asset management for Starwood’s lending platform in Europe. Since joining Starwood in 2013, Mr. Egan has structured and executed financings totaling $1.8bn and whilst working in Capital Markets for Starwood between 2013 and 2017 he secured $4.4bn of financing for Starwood’s equity acquisitions across Europe. Prior to joining Starwood Capital, Mr. Egan was a Vice President at Barclays Bank where he worked in their Structured Property, Debt Finance team. In this team, Mr. Egan focused on originating real estate debt opportunities for Barclays. Mr. Egan holds a degree in Law & Economics from the University of Ulster.
Philippe Deloffre
Philippe Deloffre
MD, Head of European RE Debt OriginationICG Longbow France
France
Head of Real Estate Debt in the Alternative Debt platform at BNP PAM. In his previous role, he was head of CRE debt funds at Acofi and was responsible for managing investments in commercial real estate loans in Europe since 2013. Before, he found the Debt Advisory business at CBRE France where he advised property investors on their loan issuances and restructurings, as well as financial institutions on their CRE loan sales in Europe. Philippe began his career as a structured finance banker for Commerzbank in Paris and then for ABN Amro in London. He gained experience in originating and arranging loans on various asset classes including property and NPL, and structuring CMBS and CLOs. Philippe holds a Master's degree in Corporate Finance.

Future Workspace

Obsolete space or chance to innovate?

  • Investor Appetite - Capital allocations still going strong or too much risk?
  • Occupiers Demands - Go green & go flex, are landlords adapting quick enough?
  • Blurred Lines - Moving beyond categorising spaces by asset class?
  • Flexible Leasing - What short to long term plans are occupiers making? What are the impacts on real estate business models & valuations?
  • Space Planning - Can technology help align occupier and landlord needs to optimise spaces? 
  • Work from Anywhere & Tenant Experience - Can landlords leverage tech to provide a seamless occupier experience whether working remotely, at home or office?
Moderator
Pooja Patel
Pooja Patel
Principal, Real Estate
StepStone Group
Jeff Schumacher
Jeff Schumacher
Global Workplace Services Director
Microsoft
Norbert Müller
Norbert Müller
MD, REF Continental Europe West
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Romain Allouch
Romain Allouch
Head of RE - France & South Europe
WeWork
Stephen Walker
Stephen Walker
Head of UK Business Space
Aberdeen Standard Investments
Yotam Alroy
Yotam Alroy
Co-Founder & Chief Business Development
Mindspace
Pooja Patel
Pooja Patel
Principal, Real EstateStepStone Group
United Kingdom
Ms. Patel is a member of the real estate team. She is also involved in the Firm’s responsible investing initiative. Prior to StepStone, Ms. Patel worked in the Corporate Development Group at AT&T where she was involved in strategic projects, including acquisitions and divestitures, across the company’s business lines. Previously, Ms. Patel spent three years working in investment banking at Houlihan Lokey where she helped execute M&A, financing and restructuring engagements for clients in real estate and a number of different industries.
Jeff Schumacher
Jeff Schumacher
Global Workplace Services DirectorMicrosoft
Ireland
Norbert Müller
Norbert Müller
MD, REF Continental Europe Westpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Germany
Norbert Müller is Managing Director at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank, in charge of Real Estate Finance in Continental Europe West (Scandinavia, Benelux, France and Spain) with teams in Munich, Paris, Stockholm and Madrid. He has been working in the property industry for more than 30 years of which more than 10 years as International Director in the Capital Markets Group at Jones Lang LaSalle. Norbert Müller has in-depth knowledge of and experience in most of the real estate markets on the Continent, including Germany. He speaks fluently German, French, English and Dutch.
Romain Allouch
Romain Allouch
Head of RE - France & South EuropeWeWork
United Kingdom
Stephen Walker
Stephen Walker
Head of UK Business SpaceAberdeen Standard Investments
United Kingdom
Head of UK Business Space Portfolio Management, leading a team of 30 asset managers with responsibility for cross-sector assets on a UK wide basis. Stephen has carried out Fund and Asset Management positions at Aberdeen Standard Investments and has wide-ranging investment and strategic asset management experience gained in both private practice and client side positions. Stephen is Chair of ASI’s Global Proptech team and drives policy in relation to Flexible Office provision. He is also a member of the Property Investment Committee (EMEA) considering transactions and projects across the UK.
Yotam Alroy
Yotam Alroy
Co-Founder & Chief Business DevelopmentMindspace
Israel
Mr. Alroy co-founded Mindspace, a flex space operator with over 33 locations in Europe and the US, serving the entire spectrum from start up to the largest companies in the world. Yotam currently serves as Chief of Business Development. Prior to co-founding Mindspace, Mr. Alroy had several executive business development roles at Roboteam and SHL Telemedicine (SWX: SHLTN). During his career he served as a consultant for AYRAD Investments, a single-family office focused on high tech investments. Mr. Alroy holds a BA in Law & Business Administration from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, and an EMBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. He resides in the Tel Aviv Metropolitan area, with his wife and two children.

Buying Light Industrial 

Too specialised or diversification opportunities galore?

  • Last Mile & Cold Storage - Only for experts or opportunities for all?
  • Urban Density - Finding land, product & permits
  • E-commerce Boom Pushing Light Industrial Demand - How long can it continue?
  • Working with 3PLs - Emerging demands & trends
  • Tech & Automation - Whose paying for it?


Moderator
Jonathan Lurie
Jonathan Lurie
Managing Partner
Realty Corporation
Andreas Trumpp
Andreas Trumpp
Head of Research Europe
Savills Investment Management
Geoffrey Pizzanelli
Geoffrey Pizzanelli
Head of Capital Deployment Europe and UK
Scannell Properties
Michael Neuman
Michael Neuman
Vice president, investments, Europe
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Jonathan Lurie
Jonathan Lurie
Managing PartnerRealty Corporation
United Kingdom
Jon is the founder and managing partner of Realty Corporation, a pan-European real estate and PropTech investor with a strong ESG ethos. Realty invests in compelling residential, logistics, data center, and life sciences opportunities, particularly in key European cities where densification and urban vibrancy are disrupting the way people need or use real estate. Realty brings a creative mindset to investment, executing with simplicity and transparency in the transactions it pursues. Jon also currently serves as a senior adviser to McKinsey & Company, advising leading institutions around the globe on their investment strategies. He is on the board of Round Hill Capital and NEPI Rockcastle plc. Previously he worked at Blackstone and Goldman.
Andreas Trumpp
Andreas Trumpp
Head of Research EuropeSavills Investment Management
Germany
Andreas Trumpp MRICS is Head of Research & Strategy EU at Savills IM since February 2019. He is responsible for an analysis team in London, Milan, Munich & Stockholm. Between 2015 and 2019 he was Head of Research Germany at Savills IM and responsible for supporting the Investment & Fundraising teams of the strategic market analysis. From 2006 - 2015 he worked for Colliers International, from 2009 as Head of Research Germany. 2004 - 2006 he worked for project developers in the areas of location research and development & research. Since June 2014 he is MRICS. 2013 - 2019 he held a lectureship at the Technical University of Munich on the subject of Real Estate Research & Location & Market Analysis.
Geoffrey Pizzanelli
Geoffrey Pizzanelli
Head of Capital Deployment Europe and UKScannell Properties
France
Geoffrey Pizzanelli oversees the acquisition and disposal strategy across Europe and the UK. In his role, Geoffrey sources investment opportunities, monitors the regional underwriting and defines and lead disposal strategy. He is also responsible for setting bank and capital financing with the objective to develop long term relationships with capital partners.
Michael Neuman
Michael Neuman
Vice president, investments, EuropeIvanhoé Cambridge
France
After graduating from HEC Paris in 2008, Michael worked for 5 years at Unibail-Rodamco, in the office team. There, he held the position of senior investment and asset manager and was in charge of a ~1.5Bn€ portfolio in Paris and its region. Since 2014, Michael is Vice President, investments at Ivanhoé Cambridge Europe, and is responsible for sourcing and implementing investment activities in offices, retail, logistics and other classes of assets across major capital cities of Europe. Michael is also a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Capital Evolution

Levering technology for real estate investment and financial transactions

  • Is Technology Making investing more seamless, transparent and dynamic?
  • Performance Analysis - Which specific technologies are investors adopting throughout the real estate lifecycle? 
  • Dynamic Leasing - Can digital solutions improve transparency and landlord-tenant relationships
Moderator
Naqash Tahir
Naqash Tahir
Director - Head of Systems - Europe
PGIM Real Estate
Anas Halabi
Anas Halabi
Co-founder & Managing Partner
Vennre
Darko Matovski
Darko Matovski
CEO
causaLens
Jonathan Avery
Jonathan Avery
Head of Platform Technology and Change
Legal & General Group
Titus Albrecht
Titus Albrecht
Sr. Director, CRE Product Strategy
Moody's Analytics CRE
Naqash Tahir
Naqash Tahir
Director - Head of Systems - EuropePGIM Real Estate
United Kingdom
Anas Halabi
Anas Halabi
Co-founder & Managing PartnerVennre
UAE
Darko Matovski
Darko Matovski
CEOcausaLens
United Kingdom
Darko Matovski, PhD, is the CEO of and co-founder causaLens. The company is leading Causal AI research, a way for machines to understand cause & effect, and serves some of the most sophisticated organisations. Darko has also worked for cutting edge hedge funds and research institutions. For example, the National Physical Laboratory in London (where Alan Turing worked) and Man Group in London. Darko has a PhD in Machine Learning and an MBA.
Jonathan Avery
Jonathan Avery
Head of Platform Technology and ChangeLegal & General Group
United Kingdom
Titus Albrecht
Titus Albrecht
Sr. Director, CRE Product StrategyMoody's Analytics CRE
USA
Titus is a Co-Founder and CEO of realxdata which was recently acquired by Moody’s Analytics. Prior to this, Titus was responsible for portfolio management for real estate funds at Union Investment Institutional and real estate transaction services at EY Real Estate. Titus holds BA and MA degrees in real estate and a PhD in Law from Goethe. Furthermore he is a Fellow of the The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS).

France, Germany & UK

Finding value in saturated markets 

  • Germany - Pricing dislocation & lack of product; where to find value?
  • UK Dealflow- ‘New’ capital injections or stagnant bid & ask gap?
  • Inbound Appetite into French Real Estate Markets - Direct vs Indirect?
  • Dry Powder Allocations - Lack of product putting a halt in investments?
  • Buyer & Seller Pricing Differences - How to find common ground?
  • Valuations - Stable prices, or chaos to come?
Moderator
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Rechtsanwalt | Partner
CMS
Alberto Haddad
Alberto Haddad
Senior Advisor
d.i.i. Gruppe
Bernd Knobloch
Bernd Knobloch
Chairman
Continuum Capital
James Bauer
James Bauer
Managing Director - Germany
REAG GmbH
Marcus Lemli
Marcus Lemli
CEO Germany & Head of Investment Europe
Savills
Markus Wehnelt
Markus Wehnelt
Head REF Germany Inst. & Private Equity
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Patrice Genre
Patrice Genre
CEO
Foncière Crossroads
Richard Divall
Richard Divall
Head of Cross Border Capital Markets, EMEA
Colliers
Stefan Zimmermann
Stefan Zimmermann
Managing Partner
4 Friends Investment
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Rechtsanwalt | PartnerCMS
Germany
Heinz Joachim Kummer is a partner of CMS Germany with more than 25 years of in-depth experience in the real estate sector, having advised on various landmark deals and projects. His expertise includes the full range of commercial real estate law with the focus on complex real estate transactions, structuring and advising private equity and other real estate funds. Before joining CMS, Heinz Joachim was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP for over 20 years. Heinz Joachim is recognized as a leading real estate lawyer in the current issue of The Who’s Who Legal 2017. The same is true for the major legal directories.
Alberto Haddad
Alberto Haddad
Senior Advisord.i.i. Gruppe
Germany
After a career in strategy consulting at McKinsey, Alberto became a real estate and venture capital investor from his Boston basis, as well as in selected emerging markets. He previously was a senior executive in several multinational companies including IBM, Olivetti and Eastman Kodak. Alberto sits on several boards of directors and advisory boards. He is also a Senior Advisor of d.i.i, a German real estate investment platform managing more than €2bn. A graduate from Sciences-Po Paris (EcoFi), Alberto also holds a Master of Science (MBA) from MIT and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the American University of Beirut.
Bernd Knobloch
Bernd Knobloch
ChairmanContinuum Capital
Germany
Knobloch studied Law & Business Administration and is admitted to the German Bar. From 1979 until 1991 he was a Managing Partner of Allgemeine Bautraeger GmbH Cederbaum. In 1991 he joined the Frankfurter Hypothekenbank and was Chairman of the Managing Board of Directors of Eurohypo AG until 2008. From 2006 until 2008 he was Member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank AG. From November 2008 until August 2009 Knobloch was Member of the Supervisory Board of Hypo Real Estate Holding AG. From 2009 until 2012 Knobloch was Board Member of Schörghuber Group. He is Non Executive Director of Palatium Investment Management Ltd. and Deputy Chairman of Citycon Oyj Helsinki and Gem. Hertie Stiftung. He is also Partner at Continuum Capital.
James Bauer
James Bauer
Managing Director - GermanyREAG GmbH
Germany
James Bauer MRICS is the Country Managing Director at Duff & Phelps REAG GmbH. He has experience in transaction advisory, development, as well as asset management of commercial buildings, office buildings, portfolio strategy and valuation. He holds a MBA degree from City University and is a member of various national and international organizations and a speaker at conferences. Prior to joining REAG in 2004, he worked with CALLISTON development company as a manager responsible for acquisition, development and asset management of commercial properties. Before coming to Germany in 1990, he worked in the field of real estate in the USA. He’s a registered valuer with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Marcus Lemli
Marcus Lemli
CEO Germany & Head of Investment EuropeSavills
Germany
Marcus is Chief Executive Officer of Savills Germany and Head of Investment Europe. Marcus started his real estate career in 1996 with Jones Lang LaSalle, at that time Jones Lang Wootton, in Frankfurt. In 1998 he changed to the Madrid office of Jones Lang Wootton and took over the leadership of the investment department for Spain. From 2005 to 2006 Marcus headed the investment department of Savills in Madrid. In 2006 he returned to Jones Lang LaSalle as head of leasing & capital markets Germany. He was also member of the German management board of Jones Lang LaSalle. In July 2012 Marcus joined Savills as Head of Investment Europe and since October 2012 he is responsible for the German business as CEO Savills Germany.
Markus Wehnelt
Markus Wehnelt
Head REF Germany Inst. & Private Equitypbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Germany
Markus Wehnelt is a Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Finance Germany Institutional and Private Equity Clients for Germany at pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank AG. He has many years of experience in complex structured real estate financing transactions. In the past years, Markus and his team successfully closed a large number of lending transactions with a focus on Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
Patrice Genre
Patrice Genre
CEOFoncière Crossroads
France
Real estate specialist and entrepreneur. Patrice has 30 years of experience in real estate as executive manager, entrepreneur and investor working cross-borders with international clients and business partners. Patrice has raised, invested and managed over 10 billion € (equity and debt) for French/European and international institutional clients.
Richard Divall
Richard Divall
Head of Cross Border Capital Markets, EMEAColliers
United Kingdom
Richard joined Colliers in 2012 having worked at Strutt & Parker for over 16 years. Over the past 20 years he worked in National UK and Central London Capital Markets teams before becoming Head of Cross Border Capital Markets, EMEA at Colliers in 2013. Richard is committed to providing a broader and sophisticated service, diversifying the traditional offering of buying and selling property and works with a multi-sector discipline. He connects international investors who are interested in investing in the region with local partners, Colliers experts and opportunities based on their investment requirements. Richard is the business leader for Colliers EMEA Capital Markets and integral part of the Colliers Global Capital Markets Platform.
Stefan Zimmermann
Stefan Zimmermann
Managing Partner4 Friends Investment
Germany
Stefan is a founding partner of 4 Friends Investment Group (4FI) and responsible for the general strategy, acquisition and structuring as well as member of the investment committee. 4FI is a privately held investment manager with a focus in the sectors health & lifestyle and real estate combining both platform and corporate investments. Through different subsidiaries 4FI has acquired real estate in continental Europe in excess of 700mn EUR and has invested into five different platforms. Prior to 4FI, Stefan founded ACREST Property Group, Germany’s largest non captive retail asset manager and worked for companies such as TishmanSpeyer or Tenkhoff Properties. He is an active member of ULI and ZIA.
9th November, 15:00 - 16:00

Finding Value in Accelerated Trends

Demographics, Distressed, e-Commerce or ESG?

Co-chairs
Rebekah TobiasMARCOL Moderator
Jean-Philippe BesseColony Capital
Luke DawsonColliers
Rachel HodgdonIWBI
Sébastien PezetGenerali Real Estate

Hospitality & Serviced Residential

Demand for amenities vs scalability 

Co-chairs
Charles-Antoine LussierIvanhoé Cambridge Moderator
Ayda ChamchamRICS
Hideki KurataGreystar
Jose María LlosaLimehome

Iberia & Italy Value-Add

Post COVID upswing or optimism misplaced?  



Co-chairs
Federico BianchiStarwood Capital Group Moderator
Alberto López Balbasby Urbania
Cristina García-PeriGrupo Azora
Emmanuel VerhooselFluxus Ventures LLP
Mario Lapiedra VivancoNeinor Homes
Michele BeolchiniInvestire SGR
Miguel França SantanaFidelidade
Paolo BeccariaBeccaria & Partners

Repositioning Retail

Structural shifts or sticking to proven concepts?

Co-chairs
Cyrille DeslandesKlépierre Moderator
Colin CampbellPradera
Heinz Joachim KummerCMS
Kris VerhellenExtensa Group

Looking Forward

2050 Net Zero Targets & Climate Technology in Real Estate 

Co-chairs
Audrey KleinPlanet Smart City Moderator
Charles van ThielGRESB
Frank SullivanBrainBox AI
Othmane ZrikemA/O PropTech
Roland FarhatDekaBank

Finding Value in Accelerated Trends

Demographics, Distressed, e-Commerce or ESG?

  • Investment Strategies & Risk Appetite - ESG, location or asset class deciding factor? 
  • Demographics - Urban density, reshaping space and community placemaking, can the deals attract institutional backing?
  • Sustainability & Impact Investment as the Key Non-Traditional Investment Factors?
  • New Tech - What is relevant and what is unnecessary?
  • Social Impact - How to measure & benchmark?
  • Re purposing of older assets


Moderator
Rebekah Tobias
Rebekah Tobias
Head of Business Development
MARCOL
Jean-Philippe Besse
Jean-Philippe Besse
Managing Director and Head of IR Europe
Colony Capital
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Central and Eastern Europe
Colliers
Rachel Hodgdon
Rachel Hodgdon
President & CEO
IWBI
Sébastien Pezet
Sébastien Pezet
Head of French Branch,UK and Benelux
Generali Real Estate
Rebekah Tobias
Rebekah Tobias
Head of Business DevelopmentMARCOL
United Kingdom
Rebekah heads Business Development at MARCOL, a UK family office and investment firm, to introduce new business growth opportunities and investor relationships across a diverse range of sectors in private equity and real estate.Prior to joining MARCOL, Rebekah worked at M7 as Divisional Director in the investor relations and capital raising team. Previously, she held various senior roles at CBRE in New York and London before moving to Cushman & Wakefield as a Partner in the London-based cross border capital markets team with primary responsibility for capital flows from North America into Europe.
Jean-Philippe Besse
Jean-Philippe Besse
Managing Director and Head of IR EuropeColony Capital
France
Jean-Philippe Besse is Managing Director, Head of Investor Relations – Europe at Colony Capital, Inc. Mr. Besse is responsible for overseeing Colony Capital’s investor relations efforts in Europe and developing its current and prospective European investors. Prior to joining Colony Capital in 2017, Mr. Besse was partner at La Française AM, a leading asset manager in Europe, where he was Head of International Development, interfacing with European and Middle Eastern investors on all aspects of capital formation across various asset management expertise. He started his professional career within the AXA group in New York and Paris where he was Head of Marketing for AXA Financial Products. Mr. Besse graduated from Ecole Polytechnique
Luke Dawson
Luke Dawson
Managing Director and Head of Capital Markets, Central and Eastern EuropeColliers
United Kingdom
Luke has 15 years' experience in property acquisitions and dispositions, asset management, and leadership experience. His primarily focus is on business development, leading the regional Capital Markets efforts and attracting new investors to the region. He is also responsible for strategical management of the regional teams in Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia.
Rachel Hodgdon
Rachel Hodgdon
President & CEOIWBI
USA
Rachel joined the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) in November 2016, bringing her broad sustainability expertise and her track record as a leading global advocate for green schools, movement building and social equity to IWBI’s work to advance human health through better buildings, more vibrant communities and stronger organizations.  She was named president of IWBI in 2018 and CEO in November 2020.  With over 2.5 billion square feet of space registered, rated or certified in 97 countries, IWBI’s evidence-based WELL offerings anchor an ecosystem of solutions that advance, measure and monitor real estate features that help people thrive.
Sébastien Pezet
Sébastien Pezet
Head of French Branch,UK and BeneluxGenerali Real Estate
France
Sebastien Pezet joined Generali Real Estate in 2001. Nominated as Head of the French Branch in 2015, he is also in charge of UK, Benelux from January 2018 with a total portfolio of €11 billion. Previously he worked 2 years for Archon Group ( Goldman Sachs subsidiary ). Sebastien obtained a Master in Economics and a Master in Real Estate from the University of Paris Dauphine, and is a Chartered Accountant.

Hospitality & Serviced Residential

Demand for amenities vs scalability 

  • Rise of Service - Amenities more important than size?
  • Impact on Valuations - How are new models changing the game?
  • Any Lessons Learned from a Mature US Market?
  • Blurring of Asset Classes - From co-living to serviced apartments; how much flexibility are tenants looking for?
  • Hotels Moving into Multifamily - Any operators looking to expand cross sector?
  • What Can Residential Learn from the Hospitality Industry?
Moderator
Charles-Antoine Lussier
Charles-Antoine Lussier
Senior Vice President, Residential and Hotels
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Ayda Chamcham
Ayda Chamcham
Public Affairs and Partner Development Manager
RICS
Hideki Kurata
Hideki Kurata
Managing Director France
Greystar
Jose María Llosa
Jose María Llosa
Head of Business Development - Iberia
Limehome
Charles-Antoine Lussier
Charles-Antoine Lussier
Senior Vice President, Residential and HotelsIvanhoé Cambridge
Canada
Charles-Antoine Lussier is responsible for Ivanhoe Cambridge's investment and asset management operations for the residential and hotel sector in North America and Europe. Having worked in real estate and finance for 20 years, Mr. Lussier has acquired extensive experience in conducting negotiations and implementing investment strategies in various regions and jurisdictions.
Ayda Chamcham
Ayda Chamcham
Public Affairs and Partner Development ManagerRICS
France
With an engineering background, Ayda worked on construction sites before studying in urban and real estate management. Ayda worked as a consultant for a private real estate company before moving to Montreal where she began working in real estate appraisal in 2014, a path that allowed her to obtain her RICS designation from the RICS and her Canadian AACI designation from the Appraisal Institute of Canada. Since 2014, Ayda has been conducting market and feasibility studies, valuation reports for commercial and industrial projects as well as for projects to be built or existing in the recreational and tourism field (water parks, convention centres, hotels, Nordic spas, etc.) in the province of Quebec, Ontario, Mexico and the Dominican Republic
Hideki Kurata
Hideki Kurata
Managing Director FranceGreystar
France
Hideki Kurata is a Managing Director and leads the Greystar business in France with 4,000 student units under management. As part of the European management team, he is responsible for the overall management of the French business including investment strategy, capital relationships, acquisitions and dispositions. He has over 20 years of experience in financial services and real estate and has previously held positions at AXA IM, GE Capital, JP Morgan and BNP Paribas. Hideki holds a master’s degree in economics from Paris X University, is a graduate of ESCP Business School and holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Jose María Llosa
Jose María Llosa
Head of Business Development - IberiaLimehome
Germany
Jose is the Business Development Director of limehome, a leading European digital hospitality operator. He is responsible for the geographical growth strategy in Spain and Portugal, communication, partnerships with funds and investors and positioning the company at the intersection of real estate, hospitality and tech. Previously, Jose worked for more than 10 years in international real estate development (Brazil, Poland, Hungary, Romania) and banking (Bankinter). In addition, he has significant experience in foreign multinationals (SKF and Heinz) in the financial and strategy area. He has also undertaken several business projects in the hospitality area. International MBA by the Instituto de Empresa.

Iberia & Italy Value-Add

Post COVID upswing or optimism misplaced?  



  • Investment Appetite for Spain, Portugal & Italy
  • Competitive international capital or transactional values not quite there?
  • Which assets up, which down & which bust?
  • Value add yields or already overcrowded?
  • Is there enough product to diversify portfolios?
Moderator
Federico Bianchi
Federico Bianchi
MD & Head of Asset Management for Europe
Starwood Capital Group
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partner
by Urbania
Cristina García-Peri
Cristina García-Peri
Managing Partner
Grupo Azora
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Managing Partner
Fluxus Ventures LLP
Mario Lapiedra Vivanco
Mario Lapiedra Vivanco
CIO
Neinor Homes
Michele Beolchini
Michele Beolchini
Head Product Development & Fund Raising
Investire SGR
Miguel França Santana
Miguel França Santana
Board Member
Fidelidade
Paolo Beccaria
Paolo Beccaria
Founder
Beccaria & Partners
Federico Bianchi
Federico Bianchi
MD & Head of Asset Management for EuropeStarwood Capital Group
United Kingdom
Federico Bianchi is a Managing Director & Head of Asset Management at Starwood Capital Europe, based in London and responsible for the management of the European assets. Prior to joining Starwood, Federico was a Principal, Asset Management at GreenOak Real Estate (London), where he worked for 4 years with a specific focus on Spain and Italy. Previously, Federico was Italian Country Manager and a Member of the European Board of ISG; at that time he also joined the Executive Committee of ULI in Italy. Prior to that, he served as a Director of Asset Management at Condotte Real Estate and a Director at Tishman Speyer Properties, where he was overseeing deals and projects for a combined value of more than € 1.5 Bn.
Alberto López Balbas
Alberto López Balbas
Managing ​Partnerby Urbania
Spain
Co-founder and Managing Partner of Urbania international. The firm’s main areas of expertise include residential development, alternative investments and real estate debt. Mr. Lopez has overall responsibility for all aspects of the business and is directly involved in the execution of all transactions – originating, underwriting, financing and asset managing properties. He is Chairman of Syllabus a first-class student living concept with over 3000 beds. Mr. Lopez oversees the real estate debt strategy, an alternative advisory lending firm focused on providing capital solutions for southern European developers with a specialized focused on the Iberian market across several assets class.
Cristina García-Peri
Cristina García-Peri
Managing PartnerGrupo Azora
Spain
Cristina García-Peri is Senior Partner and Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for the Azora Group. Prior to joining Azora in 2011, she worked for 16 years in the investment- banking sector at both Merrill Lynch (2 years) and JP Morgan (14 years), where she held various positions across M&A and Equity Capital Markets, and for 10 year, she was Managing Director responsible for Corporate Equity Derivatives for EMEA as well as Equity Capital Markets for Spain and Portugal. Cristina holds a bachelor degree in Economics from ICADE (Spain) and an MBA from Harvard Business School (USA). Cristina is Board Member at Bankinter, a Spanish IBEX 35 banking institution as well as member of the INREV ESG Committee.
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Emmanuel Verhoosel
Managing PartnerFluxus Ventures LLP
France
Emmanuel Verhoosel is Managing Partner at the venture capital firm Fluxus Ventures. Fluxus Ventures invests in PropTech companies and incubates innovative platforms linked to digitalisation, sustainability and new ways of living and working. Emmanuel has 30 years of experience in real estate, investment banking and venture capital in London, New York, Paris and Brussels. He has been advising and financing leading property companies with JPMorgan, ING and Natixis and is particularly interested in sustainability and technology developments. Education: Master in Finance from the London Business School, Master of Laws from the London School of Economics and law and political science degrees from the Université Catholique de Louvain.
Michele Beolchini
Michele Beolchini
Head Product Development & Fund RaisingInvestire SGR
Italy
Michele Beolchini is the Head of Product Development & Fund Raising of InvestiRE SGR. Michele has been present in the Italian real estate market for more than 11 years, and prior to joining InvestiRE, was in the Real Estate Advisory team of Banca IMI – Intesa Sanpaolo Group - where he had the opportunity to take part to the origination, structuring and execution of numerous real estate transactions between 2008 and 2015. Michele holds a M. Sc. cum Laude in General Management and a B. Sc. in Business Administration from Bocconi University (Milan).
Miguel França Santana
Miguel França Santana
Board MemberFidelidade
Portugal
He graduated in Civil Engineering from IST, Lisbon in 1988 and started his career at Proman, Centro de Estudos e Projectos, SA, in the Structural Design Department, with special emphasis on participation in the stability projects at Quinta de Carvalhais of Metro Rotunda II, cold storage centers in the Azores. Among many other residential and industrial projects design. Recently, he has been a member of Hagen Imobiliária SA Board for approximately 2 years. Currently and for the last 6 years he is Board Member of Fidelidade Property Europe, SA.,  a company 100 % held by Fidelidade Companhia de Seguros, managing all Real Estate Investments of the Insurance Group.
Paolo Beccaria
Paolo Beccaria
FounderBeccaria & Partners
Italy
In 2010 Eng. Paolo Beccaria started Beccaria & Partners, investment and advisory company with focus on the Italian real estate market. Beccaria & Partners assists Private equity funds, national/ international developers and private high net worth individuals. The main services requested are opportunities scouting, acquisition underwriting advisory, debt financing arrangement, all aspects of asset management and final sales of properties. Prior Paolo managed for more than ten years the successful high returns investments of Orion Capital Managers in Italy. Paolo has over 29 years of real estate experience ranging from investment management in all the different assets classes to engineering and constructions.

Repositioning Retail

Structural shifts or sticking to proven concepts?

  • Risk Return Considerations - Only for opportunistic players?
  • New Concepts - All about experiences, location or tenant mix?
  • Financing - Any lenders interested or all about equity?
  • Repurposing Retail Assets - Is there a magic formula for success?
Moderator
Cyrille Deslandes
Cyrille Deslandes
CIO
Klépierre
Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell
Chairman
Pradera
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Rechtsanwalt | Partner
CMS
Kris Verhellen
Kris Verhellen
Chief Executive Officer
Extensa Group
Cyrille Deslandes
Cyrille Deslandes
CIOKlépierre
France
Cyrille joined Klépierre in 2014 as Head of M&A. From 2007 he worked for HSBC Investment banking in Paris where he started the M&A real estate team in 2009. Cyrille started his career at Deloitte in France and thereafter in the US doing due diligence for private equity funds.
Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell
ChairmanPradera
United Kingdom
Co-founder and now Chairman of a specialist shopping centre and retail park operating partner, asset and investment management company active in Continental Europe, China and the U.K.
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Heinz Joachim Kummer
Rechtsanwalt | PartnerCMS
Germany
Heinz Joachim Kummer is a partner of CMS Germany with more than 25 years of in-depth experience in the real estate sector, having advised on various landmark deals and projects. His expertise includes the full range of commercial real estate law with the focus on complex real estate transactions, structuring and advising private equity and other real estate funds. Before joining CMS, Heinz Joachim was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP for over 20 years. Heinz Joachim is recognized as a leading real estate lawyer in the current issue of The Who’s Who Legal 2017. The same is true for the major legal directories.
Kris Verhellen
Kris Verhellen
Chief Executive OfficerExtensa Group
Belgium

Looking Forward

2050 Net Zero Targets & Climate Technology in Real Estate 

  • Impact investment, a challenge or opportunity for investors? 
  • Capital Allocation, what metrics & targets could investors use to achieve ESG requirements? 
  • Cost Effective Quick Wins - Which technologies are real estate decision-makers adopting? 
  • Energy Efficiency - Best practices to make your buildings smarter & more efficient
  • Optimising portfolio performance through digitisation, automation & data analytics
Moderator
Audrey Klein
Audrey Klein
Non Executive Director, ESG Committee Chair
Planet Smart City
Charles van Thiel
Charles van Thiel
Director, Real Estate
GRESB
Frank Sullivan
Frank Sullivan
Chief Business Development Officer
BrainBox AI
Othmane Zrikem
Othmane Zrikem
Chief Data Officer
A/O PropTech
Roland Farhat
Roland Farhat
Head of Audit Real Estate
DekaBank
Audrey Klein
Audrey Klein
Non Executive Director, ESG Committee ChairPlanet Smart City
United Kingdom
Audrey Klein has held Head of Fundraising roles at several firms but is best known for starting the European business out of London for the Park Hill Real Estate Group, a Division of Blackstone, which she ran for 9 yrs. Prior to joining Park Hill, she ran her own business for 5 yrs marketing alternative asset funds across all asset classes including private equity, real estate and hedge funds to European investors comprised of pension funds, banks, family offices and high net worth individuals. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of business where she received an MBA, and is also a graduate of Emory University with a degree in Economics. She serves as the ESG Chair for a real estate company called SFO Capital and
Charles van Thiel
Charles van Thiel
Director, Real EstateGRESB
Netherlands
Charles is Director, Real Estate at GRESB, where he is responsible for the strategic development and execution of all products and services within GRESB Real Estate. These include the Real Estate Assessment and related benchmarking methodologies, market solutions addressing industry needs on emerging ESG topics, sustainability compliance and asset-level benchmarking. Prior to joining GRESB in 2017, Charles worked for five years as a financial audit manager at Deloitte specialised in real estate and renewable energy investment funds. Charles is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), certified EFFAS ESG analyst (CESGA), and holds a MSc in business engineering from the SBS-EM, Brussels.
Frank Sullivan
Frank Sullivan
Chief Business Development OfficerBrainBox AI
Canada
Frank Sullivan leads global business development initiatives, oversees key strategic partnerships, and manages the marketing team at BrainBox AI. Frank has over 25 years of sales and management experience and has held roles in national channel management, business development, and direct sales leadership in companies including Juniper Networks, Bell Business Markets, and Cisco Systems. Prior to joining BrainBox AI, Frank was the Vice President of Sales and Canadian Country Manager for Juniper Networks, leading a team of over 50+ professionals who collectively drove revenue growth within the enterprise and service provider segments in Canada.
Othmane Zrikem
Othmane Zrikem
Chief Data OfficerA/O PropTech
United Kingdom
Roland Farhat
Roland Farhat
Head of Audit Real EstateDekaBank
Germany
Roland Farhat is head of Audit Real Estate at DekaBank, a Top-10 European asset manager, and has 20 years of real estate investment and development management experience. At Deka, Roland is responsible for the audit business of the real estate organization with a € 35bn international real estate portfolio. Prior to Deka, Roland was in charge of the real estate management advisory business at PwC in Frankfurt. Over 20 years Roland has built up a € 250 million residential and commercial real estate projects portfolio. Roland holds an MBA and studied at Harvard BS, Saïd BS, IESE BS and University of Augsburg. Roland has successfully completed the Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme. He is founder member of Oxford Blockchain Foundation.
9th November, 16:20 - 17:20

Development Deals & Fundraising for BTR

Right partner, right location, lacklustre pricing?

 

 

Co-chairs
Paul HouseVenn Partners Moderator
Brooks BlakeKew Capital
Jorge PepaNeinor Homes
Thomas BlangyQuadReal Property Group

Green Lending

Ready to harvest or still planting seeds?

Co-chairs
Assem El AlamiBerlin Hyp Moderator
Anni HönickeGulf Islamic Investments
Christian Nickels-TeskePrologis
Natalie HowardSchroders Investment Management
Walter Hampelpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank

Logistics Rental Growth

Sky’s the limit or tenants creating drag?

Co-chairs
Jonathan LurieRealty Corporation Moderator
Kristian BurnsQuadReal Property Group
Michael EisenkolbAareal Bank
Stefan WalldorfCerberus

Future of Real Estate

ESG, Urban Projects, or Demographics?

Co-chairs
Cédric DujardinBlackRock Moderator
Benjamin Cartier-BressonBerlin HYP
Diego HarariVinci Immobilier
Guillaume CarlierBouygues Immobilier
Priscilla Le PriellecLa Banque Postale
Stéphanie GenichonGefic

Development Deals & Fundraising for BTR

Right partner, right location, lacklustre pricing?

 

 

  • Raising Capital - Where is the capital coming from and will equity pour only in core assets?
  • Allocation Game - Too soon or opportunities en masse?
  • Post COVID Fundraising - Fewer funds, but more capital available?
  • Institutional Investment Appetite - What’s changed, what’s staying the same?
  • Lack of Product - No shortage of capital but nowhere to invest?


Moderator
Paul House
Paul House
Managing Partner
Venn Partners
Brooks Blake
Brooks Blake
Partner
Kew Capital
Jorge Pepa
Jorge Pepa
Vice Presidente Ejecutivo
Neinor Homes
Thomas Blangy
Thomas Blangy
Vice President
QuadReal Property Group
Paul House
Paul House
Managing PartnerVenn Partners
United Kingdom
Managing Partner and co-founder of our Commercial Real Estate business. Before joining Venn in 2013, Paul spent over 20 years with Citigroup, heading Citi’s European Real Estate business. Paul has a wealth of experience in loan origination, transaction structuring, advisory and loan distribution. Paul benefits from an extensive list of key relationships with sponsors and market participants, and has led a number of landmark transactions including the largest hotel deal in Europe. 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 an MBA from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada.
Brooks Blake
Brooks Blake
PartnerKew Capital
United Kingdom
Brooks has over 20 years of private equity experience. Brooks currently leads real estate investing for Kew Capital LLP, a large single family office based in London. Prior to Kew, Brooks led real asset investments for the Bain Capital family office based in Boston. Earlier in his career, he worked as a senior private equity real estate executive and led over nine million square feet of development. Brooks earned an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School and a dual degree in Economics and Political Science with Honours and Distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar.
Jorge Pepa
Jorge Pepa
Vice Presidente EjecutivoNeinor Homes
Spain
Mr. Pepa serves as member of the Board of Directors and Executive Vice President at Neinor Homes, a leading residential developer in Spain. He has over 20 years of real estate and investment banking experience. He was previously based in New York were he run the Latin America Private Financing division at UBS, and similar roles at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Mr. Pepa has a Business Degree from Universidad de San Andrés in Buenos Aires.
Thomas Blangy
Thomas Blangy
Vice PresidentQuadReal Property Group
United Kingdom
Thomas joined QuadReal as Vice President, International Real Estate in May 2019. He forms part of the investment team which is focused on building the international portfolio, with an emphasis on investing in Global Cities in UK and Europe. Thomas joins QuadReal having spent eight years at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI) in London, where he was originally hired as an Analyst and was promoted to Vice President prior to joining QuadReal. At MSREI, he was a part of the pan-European acquisitions team, where he invested in Western Europe and CEE. Prior to MSREI, Thomas spent a year as an investment analyst for AEW Europe’s real estate private equity fund. Thomas graduated from HEC Paris with a specialisation in Economics.

Green Lending

Ready to harvest or still planting seeds?

  • EU’s sustainable finance taxonomy
  • Supporting decarbonisation agenda; real opportunities or too little impact?
  • Discounted Margins from Lenders to Finance Greenfield
  • Green Premiums Favoured over Brown Discounts - Can lenders deliver?
  • ECB - When will transitional risk assessment come into play?
  • Will Brownfield Developments Face Issues Accessing Financing?
  • Developing New Financial Products & Solutions to Help Accelerate Decarbonisation of Buildings


Moderator
Assem El Alami
Assem El Alami
Head of International Real Estate Finance
Berlin Hyp
Anni Hönicke
Anni Hönicke
Advisor, Consultant, Challenger, Coach
Gulf Islamic Investments
Christian Nickels-Teske
Christian Nickels-Teske
Head of Treasury Europe
Prologis
Natalie Howard
Natalie Howard
Head of Real Estate Debt
Schroders Investment Management
Walter Hampel
Walter Hampel
Managing Director, Head of REF CEE
pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
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 25 bn EUR. Berlin Hyp provides financing for large scale property developments and real estate investments. Moreover, Berlin Hyp is member of the S-Finanzgruppe, the German saving banks group and acts as a center of competence for its 380 members. Being a law graduate, Assem has more than 20 years of experience in the real estate sector of which he has spent 10 years in France. He joined Berlin Hyp in 2010.
Anni Hönicke
Anni Hönicke
Advisor, Consultant, Challenger, CoachGulf Islamic Investments
Germany
Anni made her way into the Real Estate Industry as a Banker. During the 1990's until 2007 she held various senior positions at Eurohypo in International Real Estate Lending. Between 2007 and 2019 she was Global Head of Real Estate Lending at DekaBank. Since then Anni is working on her own advising and consulting RE Investment Companies and PropTechs. For Companies undergoing a change process or for Start-Ups she acts as challenger and coach. Anni's priority is her Senior Advisor Role for Gulf Islamic Investments (GII), an UAE-based financial services Company regulated by ESCA.
Christian Nickels-Teske
Christian Nickels-Teske
Head of Treasury EuropePrologis
Netherlands
As Head of Treasury Europe & Capital Markets, Christian Nickels-Teske is responsible for the negotiation and structuring of secured and unsecured financings for Prologis and its joint venture partnerships in Europe. In addition, Christian is arranging public capital market offerings, Bond issuances as well as executing derivative hedging instruments on behalf of the company. He has extensive experience in structuring Mergers & Acquisitions as well as development and mezzanine financings, portfolio and cross-border (Pan-European) facility structuring.
Natalie Howard
Natalie Howard
Head of Real Estate DebtSchroders Investment Management
United Kingdom
Natalie joined Schroders in 2020 to create real estate debt strategies for Europe and the UK and to build a sizeable franchise for the Schroders Group in real estate debt. Natalie joined Schroders from DRC Capital, where she expanded their debt fund strategy and ran loan origination. Natalie has over 30 years’ experience, starting her career as a loan originator with Paribas and Charterhouse Bank until she joined Morgan Stanley, where she was a founding member of the largest and most successful European CMBS platform.
Walter Hampel
Walter Hampel
Managing Director, Head of REF CEEpbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank
Germany
Dr. Walter Hampel is a Managing Director for Deutsche Pfandbriefbank and is based in Munich, dealing with clients active in the CEE Markets as well as International clients across Europe. Walter has been active in the CEE property markets for more than twenty years, including seven years based in Prague between 1995 and 2001 as a real estate lender for Austrian and German banks.

Logistics Rental Growth

Sky’s the limit or tenants creating drag?

  • Finding Product - Availability, price and locations
  • Ecommerce penetration creating demand across Europe - What opportunities to buy, sell?
  • Occupational Market Drivers Impact on BTS & Acquisitions - Cold storage, retail, food and automotive
  • Strategies in saturated markets? UK, France, Germany, Netherlands?
  • Spain, Italy, Czech & Portugal hidden gems?


Moderator
Jonathan Lurie
Jonathan Lurie
Managing Partner
Realty Corporation
Kristian Burns
Kristian Burns
Vice President
QuadReal Property Group
Michael Eisenkolb
Michael Eisenkolb
Director Special Property Finance
Aareal Bank
Stefan Walldorf
Stefan Walldorf
Managing Director
Cerberus
Jonathan Lurie
Jonathan Lurie
Managing PartnerRealty Corporation
United Kingdom
Jon is the founder and managing partner of Realty Corporation, a pan-European real estate and PropTech investor with a strong ESG ethos. Realty invests in compelling residential, logistics, data center, and life sciences opportunities, particularly in key European cities where densification and urban vibrancy are disrupting the way people need or use real estate. Realty brings a creative mindset to investment, executing with simplicity and transparency in the transactions it pursues. Jon also currently serves as a senior adviser to McKinsey & Company, advising leading institutions around the globe on their investment strategies. He is on the board of Round Hill Capital and NEPI Rockcastle plc. Previously he worked at Blackstone and Goldman.
Kristian Burns
Kristian Burns
Vice PresidentQuadReal Property Group
United Kingdom
Kristian joined QuadReal as Vice President, Europe in November 2019. His focus is on building the international portfolio, with an emphasis on investing in global Cities in the U.K. and Europe. Kristian was formerly Vice President at Lone Star Europe in London, where he spent 6 years investing across UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. He has invested all asset classes and has experience making both equity and distressed debt investments. Prior to Lone Star, Kristian trained as an analyst in Rothschild & Co’s European real estate team (M&A and DCM). Kristian graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Exeter and holds an MSc Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics.
Michael Eisenkolb
Michael Eisenkolb
Director Special Property FinanceAareal Bank
Germany
Michael Eisenkolb is currently Director Special Property Finance within Aareal Bank's Special Property Finance division, based in Wiesbaden, Germany. Since joining Aareal Bank he has been involved in the origination of commercial real estate investment and development loans based in Amsterdam, thereafter in Berlin and currently ou of Wiesbaden for various international markets wirh a special emphasis on logistics and retail property finance. He has extensive experience in single-country single assets loans, portfolio financings as well a cross-border financing structures.
Stefan Walldorf
Stefan Walldorf
Managing DirectorCerberus
Netherlands
Stefan Walldorf is a Managing Director in Cerberus’ European Real Estate Group and a member of the Cerberus NPL Committee, Real Estate Committee, and Real Estate Debt Committee. Since joining Cerberus in 2006, Mr. Walldorf has led a wide range of transactions in Europe, including acquisitions of commercial properties, restructurings and loan portfolios. He is currently overseeing the built-up of Cerberus’ EUR 3bn Strategic Industrial Real Estate (SIRE) platform across Europe. Prior to joining Cerberus, Mr. Walldorf worked in Eurohypo’s structured real estate finance division focusing on multinational and institutional clients and structuring financing transactions in commercial and residential real estate.

Future of Real Estate

ESG, Urban Projects, or Demographics?

  • Post COVID World: towards a new geography in the real estate market? Back to the city or thriving in the outskirts
  • Future Mobility - Self-driving cars & the likes shaping the future of cities?
  • Impact of RE 2020: too ambitious or actually attainable? Impacts on investments, construction, and operation of assets
Moderator
Cédric Dujardin
Cédric Dujardin
Managing Director - France, Italy & Belgium
BlackRock
Benjamin Cartier-Bresson
Benjamin Cartier-Bresson
Head of French Branch
Berlin HYP
Diego Harari
Diego Harari
Director of Sustainable Development & Innovation
Vinci Immobilier
Guillaume Carlier
Guillaume Carlier
Climate Strategy Director
Bouygues Immobilier
Priscilla Le Priellec
Priscilla Le Priellec
Co-Head Real Estate Lending Department
La Banque Postale
Stéphanie Genichon
Stéphanie Genichon
Présidente
Gefic
Cédric Dujardin
Cédric Dujardin
Managing Director - France, Italy & BelgiumBlackRock
France
Cédric Dujardin est nommé depuis Septembre 2019 Managing Director dans l’équipe Investissement Immobilier de BlackRock. Basé à Paris, il sera en charge de la gestion des fonds immobiliers de BlackRock en France, Italie et Belgique, sous la responsabilité de Justin Brown, Head of Real Estate Europe. Cédric Dujardin dispose de près de 20 ans d’expérience dans l’immobilier et la gestion de fonds, avec une expertise liée à l’impact environnemental et sociétal des actifs immobiliers. Avant de rejoindre BlackRock, il était Directeur des opérations immobilières pour la France, la Belgique et le Luxembourg chez DWS. Il avait précédemment été Directeur Investissements Europe chez Ivanhoé Cambridge et occupé différentes fonctions chez Gécina.
Benjamin Cartier-Bresson
Benjamin Cartier-Bresson
Head of French BranchBerlin HYP
France
Benjamin Cartier-Bresson, 46, is head of Berlin Hyp representative office in Paris. Cartier-Bresson has extensive knowledge of the French commercial property market. He has specialised in property debt structuring since 2002. He is a former officer of the Royal Bank of Scotland and of Credit Suisse, where he was in charge of debt origination until 2008. More recently he held a senior position at DekaBank.
Diego Harari
Diego Harari
Director of Sustainable Development & InnovationVinci Immobilier
France
Guillaume Carlier
Guillaume Carlier
Climate Strategy DirectorBouygues Immobilier
France
Priscilla Le Priellec
Priscilla Le Priellec
Co-Head Real Estate Lending DepartmentLa Banque Postale
France
Priscilla joined La Banque Postale in 2016 to create the arrangement desk of Structured Real Estate Loans ; since 2020, she is Co-Head of the Real Estate Lending Department of the bank and has also in charge the property development financing business. She has a 10-year experience in corporate and investment banking with CaCib in New York and Paris and an above 12-year experience in origination and execution of Real Estate Lending transactions in CaCib, DekaBank and currently La Banque Postale. She also had a 4-year experience as debt advisor in Hong Kong and is professor at Edhec in Real Estate Finance since 2009. Priscilla graduated from Edhec Business School and Oxford Brookes University. She is MRICS since 2016.
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