British GRI 2017London, 25 - 26 April 2017

Overview

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

 

 

PARTICIPANTS INCLUDE

  • Frank DowlingFrank DowlingHead of Real Estate InvestmentsIreland Strategic Investment Fund
  • Martin JepsonMartin JepsonPresident and Chief Operating OfficerBrookfield Property Group
  • Adam JosephAdam JosephManaging Director - European Real EstateMacquarie Group
  • Allen MacDonellAllen MacDonellManaging DirectorTeacher Retirement System of Texas
  • Paul WhitePaul WhiteChairmanFrogmore Real Estate Partners
  • Ben EppleyBen EppleyManaging DirectorApollo Management International LLP
  • Victoria  HillsVictoria HillsCEOOld Oak and Park Royal Development Corp
  • Adam ShahAdam ShahSVP & CIO, EuropeStarwood Capital
Frank Dowling
Frank Dowling
Head of Real Estate Investments
Dublin | Ireland
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Over 13 years experience investing in and managing real estate assets, primarily in the UK and Ireland. Frank joined Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency in 2011, initially as a Senior Portfolio Manager with Ireland’s € 4bn bad bank (NAMA), and is now Head of Real Estate Investments for the €8bn Irish Sovereign Wealth Fund (ISIF). A Chartered Accountant by training, Frank previously worked with PwC.
Martin Jepson
Martin Jepson
President and Chief Operating Officer
Brookfield Property Group
United Kingdom
Biography:
Martin is President & COO of Brookfield Property Partners’ European Office Division and joined the Company in 2011. Prior to that, he was a Managing Direct at Hammerson plc and also held senior positions with property companies Howard Holdings, Taylor Woo
Adam Joseph
Adam Joseph
Managing Director - European Real Estate
Macquarie Group
United Kingdom
Segment: Lending
Biography:
Macquarie Real Estate Lending provides bespoke finance solutions to companies operating across the full real estate spectrum including residential, retail, light industrial, data centres, office and hotels. Team has invested over €2 billion across Europe since 2010. Adam Joseph is a Managing Director and founder member of this team which was created in 2009.
Allen MacDonell
Allen MacDonell
Managing Director
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
United Kingdom
Segment: /
Paul White
Paul White
Chairman
Frogmore Real Estate Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Paul joined Frogmore in 1995 as Managing Director. Under his leadership, the listed company’s profit before taxation more than t
Biography:
Paul joined Frogmore in 1995 as Managing Director. Under his leadership, the listed company’s profit before taxation more than tripled from approximately £15 million to £55 million (1996 - 2000). He then led the privatisation of Frogmore Estates plc in Ja
Ben Eppley
Ben Eppley
Managing Director
Apollo Management International LLP
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Ben Eppley is a Managing Director of Apollo in London and is primarily responsible for leading Apollo’s commercial real estate debt efforts in Europe. Prior to joining Apollo, he worked in the real estate structured finance and debt capital markets groups at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital, respectively. He started his career in the investment sales and capital markets advisory business at Eastdil Secured. Mr. Eppley holds a BA from Yale University.
Victoria  Hills
Victoria Hills
CEO
Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corp
United Kingdom
Adam Shah
Adam Shah
SVP & CIO, Europe
Starwood Capital
FORMAT

 

NOT YOUR TYPICAL CONFERENCE


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


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

Participating

PARTICIPATE AS A DELEGATE

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

PARTICIPATE AS A DISCUSSION CO-CHAIR

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

Register as a delegate or co-chair

SPONSORSHIP

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

 

JOIN INDUSTRY LEADERS AS A CO-CHAIR


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


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


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

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

Kirsty Stevens
+44 (0)207 121 5095

Timetable

Tuesday. April 25th, 2017

13:30 - 14:30 Registration/Arrival


14:30 - 17:45 Discussions


17:55 - 19:00 Drinks Reception

Wednesday. April 26th, 2017

08:00 - 09:00 Registration/Arrival


09:00 - 09:40 Keynote


09:40 - 10:15 London Residential Outlook


11:00 - 12:15 Discussions


12:15 - 13:30 Lunch


13:30 - 16:00 Discussions


16:00 - 17:00 Farewell Drinks

Discussions
Tuesday. April 25th, 2017
Discussion: 14h30 to 15h45
Debt finance - how far will lenders follow investors up the risk curve?
David White - Partner - Tyndaris Real EstateLorna Brown - Managing Director - BlackstoneGuillaume Gruchet - Director, RE Finance & Securitisation - Bank of America Merrill LynchStuart Hoare - Managing Director - CR Investment Management
Andrea Vanni - Managing Director Head of European Debt - Deutsche Asset & Wealth Manage
Managing Director Head of European Debt
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Manage
Daniel Pottorff - National Director - LaSalle Investment Management
National Director
LaSalle Investment Management
David White - Partner - Tyndaris Real Estate
Partner
Tyndaris Real Estate
Guillaume Gruchet - Director, RE Finance & Securitisation - Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Director, RE Finance & Securitisation
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Lorna Brown - Managing Director - Blackstone
Managing Director
Blackstone
Michael Shields - Managing Director - ING Real Estate Finance
Managing Director
ING Real Estate Finance
Simon Williams - Head of Investment - BNP Paribas Real Estate
Head of Investment
BNP Paribas Real Estate
Stuart Hoare - Managing Director - CR Investment Management
Managing Director
CR Investment Management
Student housing - continued evolution or reached its peak?
Nitin Bhandari - Head - Direct Investments - LetterOne Treasury ServicesRaj Kotecha - Co-founder & Managing Director - AMRO Real Estate PartnersPaul Hadaway - CEO - Empiric Student Property plcFelix Bauer - CEO - Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DREF)
Felix Bauer - CEO - Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DREF)
CEO
Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DREF)
Nitin Bhandari - Head - Direct Investments - LetterOne Treasury Services
Head - Direct Investments
LetterOne Treasury Services
Paul Hadaway - CEO - Empiric Student Property plc
CEO
Empiric Student Property plc
Raj Kotecha - Co-founder & Managing Director - AMRO Real Estate Partners
Co-founder & Managing Director
AMRO Real Estate Partners
Discussion: 16h30 to 17h45
Dublin - are short term players now ready for the long game?
Adam Shah - SVP & COO, Europe - Starwood Capital GroupFrank Dowling - Head of Real Estate Investments - Ireland Strategic Investment FundPaul Brophy - Co-Managing Director - Earlsfort Capital Partners
Adam Shah - SVP & COO, Europe - Starwood Capital Group
SVP & COO, Europe
Starwood Capital Group
Frank Dowling - Head of Real Estate Investments - Ireland Strategic Investment Fund
Head of Real Estate Investments
Ireland Strategic Investment Fund
Paul Brophy - Co-Managing Director - Earlsfort Capital Partners
Co-Managing Director
Earlsfort Capital Partners
Wednesday. April 26th, 2017
Discussion: 09h00 to 09h40
Geopolitical Economics - Navigating through a turbulent world
Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce - Senior Economist, Global Geopolitical An - Standard Chartered Bank - London
Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce - Senior Economist, Global Geopolitical An - Standard Chartered Bank - London
Senior Economist, Global Geopolitical An
Standard Chartered Bank - London
Discussion: 09h40 to 10h15
London Residential Outlook
James Murray - Head of Housing and Residential Planning - Greater London Authority
James Murray - Head of Housing and Residential Planning - Greater London Authority
Head of Housing and Residential Planning
Greater London Authority
Discussion: 11h00 to 12h15
Shopping centres, mixed use and retail parks - what really adds value to retail?
Bobby Sheehan - Director - Edinburgh House EstatesMark Bourgeois - Managing Director UK & Ireland - Hammerson PlcJane Jeffery - Acquisitions Director, UK - UK and European InvestmentsRoger Wade - Founder and CEO - BoxPark
Bobby Sheehan - Director - Edinburgh House Estates
Director
Edinburgh House Estates
David Raven - Director, Real Estate - Infrared Capital Partners
Director, Real Estate
Infrared Capital Partners
Jane Jeffery - Acquisitions Director, UK - UK and European Investments
Acquisitions Director, UK
UK and European Investments
Mark Bourgeois - Managing Director UK & Ireland - Hammerson Plc
Managing Director UK & Ireland
Hammerson Plc
Roger Wade - Founder and CEO - BoxPark
Founder and CEO
BoxPark
The investment cycle – keep dancing until the music stops or time to take a seat?
Paul House - Managing Partner - Venn PartnersJohn Slade - CEO - BNP Paribas Real EstateChung Keun Kim - Managing Director - Korea Investment CorporationMichael Zerda - Managing Director - Blackstone
Chung Keun Kim - Managing Director - Korea Investment Corporation
Managing Director
Korea Investment Corporation
John Slade - CEO - BNP Paribas Real Estate
CEO
BNP Paribas Real Estate
Michael Zerda - Managing Director - Blackstone
Managing Director
Blackstone
Owen Lynch - Managing Director - LGL Trustees Limited
Managing Director
LGL Trustees Limited
Paul House - Managing Partner - Venn Partners
Managing Partner
Venn Partners
Randeesh Sandhu - CEO - Urban Exposure Ltd
CEO
Urban Exposure Ltd
Sameer Dalamal - MD Head of Commercial Real Estate Credit - Och-Ziff Management Europe
MD Head of Commercial Real Estate Credit
Och-Ziff Management Europe
Sanjoy Chattopadhyay - Managing Director - HIG Bayside Capital
Managing Director
HIG Bayside Capital
Scott O'Donnell - VP - Senior Managing Director - Harbert Management Corporation
VP - Senior Managing Director
Harbert Management Corporation
Discussion: 13h30 to 14h30
Build to rent in the mid-market - sweet spot or overcrowded?
David Christie - Managing Director - ESO Capital GroupPauline Bradley - CEO - Greyfriars Investments Ltd.Tim Phillips - Senior Fund Manager & Director - Lothbury Investment ManagementEzio Sicurella - Senior Vice President - Ivanhoé Cambridge
Carrie Hiebeler - Senior Investment Officer - Ventas, Inc.
Senior Investment Officer
Ventas, Inc.
David Christie - Managing Director - ESO Capital Group
Managing Director
ESO Capital Group
Ezio Sicurella - Senior Vice President - Ivanhoé Cambridge
Senior Vice President
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Mark Allnutt - Managing Director, Investments - Greystar Europe Holdings
Managing Director, Investments
Greystar Europe Holdings
Martin Skinner - Founder & CEO - Inspired Asset Management
Founder & CEO
Inspired Asset Management
Pauline Bradley - CEO - Greyfriars Investments Ltd.
CEO
Greyfriars Investments Ltd.
Ryan Prince - Vice Chairman - Realstar Group & UNCLE Affiliate
Vice Chairman
Realstar Group & UNCLE Affiliate
Tim Phillips - Senior Fund Manager & Director - Lothbury Investment Management
Senior Fund Manager & Director
Lothbury Investment Management
Tony Brooks - Managing Director - Moda Living
Managing Director
Moda Living
Defensive strategies - which counter-cyclical trends will yield results?
Manish Gudka - CEO - Aprirose Real Estate InvestmentBrandon Hollihan - Founding Partner - Castleforge PartnersSuchit Punnose - Founder & CEO - Red Ribbon Asset Management
Brandon Hollihan - Founding Partner - Castleforge Partners
Founding Partner
Castleforge Partners
Manish Gudka - CEO - Aprirose Real Estate Investment
CEO
Aprirose Real Estate Investment
Suchit Punnose - Founder & CEO - Red Ribbon Asset Management
Founder & CEO
Red Ribbon Asset Management
Discussion: 15h00 to 16h00
European gateway cities – Brexit ‘flight of capital’ - where will it land?
Adam Joseph - Senior Managing Director - Macquarie Bank LtdMichael Vrana - Managing Director - Blackstone
Adam Joseph - Senior Managing Director - Macquarie Bank Ltd
Senior Managing Director
Macquarie Bank Ltd
Michael Vrana - Managing Director - Blackstone
Managing Director
Blackstone
UK regions - attractive yields or at risk of oversupply?
Ian Baggett - CEO & Founder - Adderstone GroupAnthony Danaher - Chief Executive - Department for International TradePaul Whitley - Managing Director - Re-Creo Developments
Anthony Danaher - Chief Executive - Department for International Trade
Chief Executive
Department for International Trade
Ian Baggett - CEO & Founder - Adderstone Group
CEO & Founder
Adderstone Group
Paul Whitley - Managing Director - Re-Creo Developments
Managing Director
Re-Creo Developments
Daniel Moylan
Daniel Moylan
Councillor, RBKC
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Martine Philibert
Martine Philibert
Vice-President
Canada
Segment: /
Biography:
Martine Philibert has been leading the Asset Management team of the Residential business unit at Ivanhoé Cambridge since 2011. The 9 billion CDN$ residential portfolio comprises more than 27,000 residential apartments located in the United States, London (UK) and Canada. Martine also oversees investments and relationships between Managing Partners and Ivanhoé Cambridge. Since 1994, Martine has held various managerial positions within the real estate subsidiaries of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec namely, Ivanhoé Cambridge, SITQ and Cadim, managing large-scale real estate investments in Canada and overseas (USA, UK, China, India, Poland and Brazil); formerly, devoting herself to the project management of large scale development sites in Greater Montreal.
Victoria Hills
Victoria Hills
CEO
OPDC
Segment: /
Biography:
Victoria Hills MRTPI Chief Executive Officer Old Oak & Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) Victoria is a chartered town planner with 20 years post-graduate experience, working in local government (Wycombe District Council), consultancy (Steer Davies
Andrea Vanni
Andrea Vanni
Managing Director Head of European Debt
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Manage
Segment: Real Estate
Biography:
Mr Vanni is a Managing Director at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management for the real estate investment business (formerly RREEF Real Estate) within the Alternatives and Real Assets platform. Mr. Vanni joined the firm in June 2007. Since then he has accomplished over £2 billion restructuring of senior, mezzanine and CMBS. Previously, he worked at JP Morgan commercial mortgage group. Over the last ten years, he has completed real estate transactions with an aggregate value in excess of £8 billion in the form of equity, senior, mezzanine, distressed debt and structured finance transactions.
Daniel Pottorff
Daniel Pottorff
National Director
LaSalle Investment Management
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Mr. Pottorff joined LaSalle in 2014 as a Director in the Debt Investments and Special Situations team and is responsible for originating, negotiating and executing transactions. Mr. Pottorff has over ten years of experience in real estate lending. Prior to joining LaSalle, Mr. Pottorff worked at Strategic Value Partners where he was involved in acquiring c. €300m distressed CMBS, whole loans and mezzanine loans backed by real estate in UK, Germany and Spain. Prior to that, he was part of the Securitized Products Group at Morgan Stanley where he was involved in underwriting c.€10 billion of lending in the UK, Spain, Benelux and Germany as well as structuring CMBS for the ELOC conduit program.
David White
David White
Partner
Tyndaris Real Estate
Segment: /
Biography:
David is a Partner of Tyndaris LLP focused on Tyndaris Real Estate. Prior to joining Tyndaris in 2013, David was a member of the Deutsche Bank Commercial Real Estate Lending and Special Situations Group in Europe, Asia and the US. He has extensive knowledge structuring and executing real estate transactions across asset classes, jurisdictions and investment products including preferred equity, mezzanine and senior debt, NPLs, SPLs, secondary loans and direct equity.
Guillaume Gruchet
Guillaume Gruchet
Director, RE Finance & Securitisation
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Bank
Biography:
Guillaume Gruchet is a Director within the Global Market division at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. Guillaume works within the RE Finance group where his focus is on origination, structuring and distribution of real estate debt in EMEA. Guillaume has worked on a wide range of financings from traditional senior lending, opco/propco and mezzanine loans. Between 2009 and 2012, Guillaume worked on the ABS trading desk and was responsible for the CMBS trading book. Prior to joining BofAML in 2006, Guillaume held positions at Rothschild and Fitchratings, always with a focus on real estate and fixed income products. Guillaume started his career in London in 1998 in the real estate & hospitality team at Ernst & Young.
Lorna Brown
Lorna Brown
Managing Director
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Lorna Brown is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group, based in London and focused on originating, underwriting, analysing and managing real estate debt investments across Europe. Prior to joining Blackstone in 2012 Ms. Brown held the role of Managing Director within the Real Estate Group at RBS, where her responsibilities included the origination, underwriting and syndication of real estate debt and latterly as Head of the UK Real Estate Restructuring team. Prior to joining RBS, Ms. Brown worked as a Chartered Surveyor. Lorna is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Michael Shields
Michael Shields
Managing Director
ING Real Estate Finance
United Kingdom
Segment: /
Biography:
Michael joined ING REF in May 2004 and has 25-year experience in real estate lending, asset management and restructuring. Based in London, he is currently responsible for ING REF’s lending platforms in Asia, USA, UK, Spain/Portugal, France and Italy – lending assets totalling over EUR 12Bio. Prior to his current role, he led ING REF’s highly successful U.S. lending platform which he helped grow from USD 200 million to over USD 7.5 billion at its peak in 2008. Before ING, Michael was an originator in BHF Capital’s U.S real estate lending team and was one of the original members of Helaba’s CRE finance team in the U.S. Michael started his banking career in Chemical Bank’s real estate group in Manhattan.
Simon Williams
Simon Williams
Head of Investment
BNP Paribas Real Estate
Segment: /
Biography:
Having been a property agent for nearly 30 years, specialising in retail investment for 15 years, Simon Williams has been practising both in the UK and overseas. Simon has advised on investment transactions in the UK, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe,
Stuart Hoare
Stuart Hoare
Managing Director
CR Investment Management
Segment: /
Biography:

Stuart Hoare is a Managing Director and Head of CR’s debt origination and advisory activities. Stuart is a well-known figure in the real estate finance industry with over 30 years of origination experience across Europe. Prior to joining CR in 2016, Stuart was with Citi group for over 20 years where he held a number of senior roles, including leading origination and syndication activities within Citi’s European Real Estate Finance team where he was involved in financing many of Europe’s largest transactions and securitisation activities. Prior to Citi, Stuart held senior roles at Allied Irish Bank and RBS where he completed its Executive Management Programme.

Charlie Desmond
Charlie Desmond
Founding Partner
Brydell Partners
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Brydell opportunistically invests across all UK real estate sectors, often where the asset requires re-positioning, re-letting, refurbishment or redevelopment. Charlie began his career at Goldman Sachs’ Real Estate Principal Investment Area (REPIA) where he worked on a wide variety of transactions in Europe and the UK, including portfolios, developments, non-performing loans and corporate vehicles. In his years at Goldman Sachs, Charlie was directly involved in underwriting over €5.0bn of transactions, of which €2.7bn were successfully closed. He moved to Brockton Capital in 2007 where as an Associate Partner he led the acquisition, financing and asset management of a wide range of investments throughout the UK, totalling over £500 million. Sectors invested into include offices, retail, industrial, , leisure, residential, healthcare, data centres and car parking.
David Bennett-Rees
David Bennett-Rees
Chairman
Freemasons Pension Scheme
United Kingdom
Segment: Charity, a non-incorporated body.
Biography:
Former Head of Pensions at London Transport, David has wide experience of all aspects of pensions. He is chairman of Trustees for two pension funds and was an independent Trustee of SAUL (University of London scheme). David graduated from Oxford Universit
Jenny Hammarlund
Jenny Hammarlund
Director
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
United Kingdom
Segment: Jenny joined KKR in 2016 and is a member of the European Real Estate team. Prior to KKR, Jenny was a Director at Värde Partners
Biography:
Jenny joined KKR in 2016 and is a member of the European Real Estate team. Prior to KKR, Jenny was a Director at Värde Partners in London where she was focused on sourcing and executing real estate investments across Europe. Previously, Jenny was a Vice-P
Nick Jacobs
Nick Jacobs
CEO
Rowan
Segment: Property Investors
Biography:
Founded Rowan in 1997. Traded more than £1bn. Extensive investment and development experience in the UK ( especially London) and Germany. Worked at Waterglade Plc, Amec Plc, and a consultant to Lloyds/TSB advising on “bad debt” portfolios. Chaired the Central London RICS branch and the Board of Governors for the Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School. A sporadic motor-racer, and cross desert motorcyclist. He has family, animals. Is distracted by architecture and landscape gardening
Nikolay Golubev
Nikolay Golubev
Senior Vice President
Bain Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Asset Manager
Biography:
Mr. Golubev joined Bain Capital in 2014. He is a Senior Vice President in the Distressed and Non-Performing Loans team based in Bain Capital’s London office. Previously, Mr. Golubev worked in the European Principal Finance Fund at Apollo in London and inv
Paul White
Paul White
Chairman
Frogmore Property
Biography:
Paul White brings 49 years of UK real estate experience to Frogmore and Chairs the Investment Committee. Paul joined Frogmore in 1995 as Managing Director. Under his leadership, the listed company’s profit before taxation more than tripled from approximately £15 million to £55 million (1996 - 2000). He then led the privatisation of Frogmore Estates plc in January 2001. Paul has spearheaded the raise of close to £1bn in equity capital globally across three closed-end funds since 2006. He has been involved in the origination, underwriting and financing of over £7bn transactions. Paul moved from being Chief Executive at Frogmore to his current role as Chairman in April 2016. Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and a member of the Investment Property Forum. In 2016, Paul was awarded the MBE for his services to charity.
Sam Mellor
Sam Mellor
Partner & Senior Portfolio Manager
Chenavari Investment Managers
Segment: /
Biography:
Sam Mellor is a Partner at Chenavari Investment Managers and a senior portfolio manager for the Real Estate Debt Strategy. Chenavari is a leading European credit investor with $3.5B AUM and the recipient of multiple industry awards in recent years including Eurohedge Best Credit & Distressed Fund. The Chenavari Real Estate Debt Strategy invests in real estate debt and preferred equity investments in Europe (including bonds and loans whether secondary purchases or new originations). Sam has over 16 years debt experience, having previously been a founding partner of Etesian Capital Partners and Head of Syndications at Capmark Bank Europe.
Shamik Narotam
Shamik Narotam
Head of UK & Ireland
United Kingdom
Segment: Financial Services
Biography:
Shamik is based in London and part of the MSREI acquisition and asset management team, working on sourcing, negotiating and managing investments for MSREI across all European jurisdictions, with additional responsibility for the UK. Before joining MSREI, Shamik was based in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, investing in roads and infrastructure in South America for a global investor. Shamik is also a chartered structural engineer. Shamik received a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London and an MBA in Finance with distinction from the London Business School. Shamik is a Portuguese national, and has lived and worked in Europe, South America, North America and Asia.
Felix Bauer
Felix Bauer
CEO
Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DREF)
LUXEMBOURG
Segment: /
Biography:
Felix is CEO & CSO of DREF. He has been managing the Bauer Group since 2002. During his time at the helm, the Group has developed, managed and sold RE projects to a total value of €1.5b. Under his management, student housing has evolved into one of the Group’s core competencies. In 2013, Felix then established DREF in order to pool the expertise in student housing and the available experience on the German RE market within the Bauer Group. Prior to his time at Bauer Group, the certified construction and industrial engineer. One of his first and best-known projects is the award-winning “Gazzano House” in London. Felix is a civil engineer and surveyor. He studied in Mainz, in Newcastle and Harvard (Boston) and holds a Dipl-Ing and a Bsc (Hon)
Nitin Bhandari
Nitin Bhandari
Head - Direct Investments
LetterOne Treasury Services
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor & Developer
Biography:
Nitin Bhandari is Head of Direct Investments at LetterOne Treasury Services LLP, (LTS) responsible for private equity, direct lending and special situations investments. LTS manages financial investments in excess of $10 billion. Nitin is also a Partner of Pamplona Capital Management LLP and responsible for direct lending and special situation investments in the Credit Opportunities Fund. Nitin has been involved in the European real estate and asset backed markets for over 20 years and has previously led the European Real Estate and Principal Finance businesses of Nomura and Bear Stearns.
Paul Hadaway
Paul Hadaway
CEO
Empiric Student Property plc
Segment: /
Biography:
Paul has been a principal in property development and investment for 20 years. In late 2008 he began to focus on the student accommodation sector, developing and managing a portfolio of direct let premium student residential properties around the UK. In 2014 he launched Empiric Student Property plc, a main market listed, internally managed REIT, with a target of 10,000 beds in similar premium direct-let properties within five years. In early 2016 Empiric launched its own operating platform, Hello Student®. Empiric currently has just under 9,000 beds operating or on site, in 30 towns and cities around the UK, half of which are now marketed and managed by Hello Student®.
Raj Kotecha
Raj Kotecha
Co-founder & Managing Director
AMRO Real Estate Partners
Segment: Investor & Operator
Biography:
Raj is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Amro Real Estate Partners, a specialist investor and operator of purpose built residential real estate assets. He graduated with a 1st class degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Cambridge University. He began his career as a strategy consultant and has been a real estate investor for over twenty years.
Adam Shah
Adam Shah
SVP & COO, Europe
Starwood Capital Group
Segment: /
Biography:
Adam Shah is a Senior Vice President and COO, Europe, at Starwood Capital Group. In this role, Mr. Shah oversees the asset management function for the Firm’s European portfolio of non-hotel assets. Previously, Mr. Shah was responsible for the acquisition of single assets (office, retail and industrial), non-performing loan portfolios, portfolios of secondary assets and development projects in Europe. Prior to relocating from the Firm’s Greenwich, CT headquarters to London in 2011, Mr. Shah played a lead role in several distressed debt and non-performing loan portfolio acquisitions in the United States, as well as provided ongoing management of the assets. In addition, Mr. Shah was active in the acquisition of direct assets and the creation of joint ventures to invest in residential land, multifamily properties and multifamily development. Before joining Starwood Capital in 2006, he worked for six years in engineering, construction and real estate development in both Canada and the United States. Mr. Shah obtained an M.S. degree in engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Frank Dowling
Frank Dowling
Head of Real Estate Investments
Dublin | Ireland
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Over 13 years experience investing in and managing real estate assets, primarily in the UK and Ireland. Frank joined Ireland’s National Treasury Management Agency in 2011, initially as a Senior Portfolio Manager with Ireland’s € 4bn bad bank (NAMA), and is now Head of Real Estate Investments for the €8bn Irish Sovereign Wealth Fund (ISIF). A Chartered Accountant by training, Frank previously worked with PwC.
Paul Brophy
Paul Brophy
Co-Managing Director
Earlsfort Capital Partners
Segment: Debt Fund
Biography:
Paul is currently joint Managing Director of Earlsfort Capital Partners and for the past 15 years has been very active in both the US debt and equity real estate markets. He previously headed up the New York office of Anglo Irish Bank following which he moved to the buy side of the business. Over his career Paul has been involved in over $10BN of deals in the Senior, Mezzanine and Equity space.
Felix Bauer
Felix Bauer
CEO
Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DREF)
LUXEMBOURG
Segment: /
Biography:
Felix is CEO & CSO of DREF. He has been managing the Bauer Group since 2002. During his time at the helm, the Group has developed, managed and sold RE projects to a total value of €1.5b. Under his management, student housing has evolved into one of the Group’s core competencies. In 2013, Felix then established DREF in order to pool the expertise in student housing and the available experience on the German RE market within the Bauer Group. Prior to his time at Bauer Group, the certified construction and industrial engineer. One of his first and best-known projects is the award-winning “Gazzano House” in London. Felix is a civil engineer and surveyor. He studied in Mainz, in Newcastle and Harvard (Boston) and holds a Dipl-Ing and a Bsc (Hon)
Frank Croston
Frank Croston
Founding Partner
Hamilton Hotel Partners
Segment: /
Ilyas Aslam
Ilyas Aslam
COO
Quadrum Global
Segment: Investor - developer
Biography:
Ilyas Aslam is COO at Quadrum Global and has been there since Quadrum’s inception in late 2013. Ilyas has 18 years’ experience working within the investment and real estate sectors. During this time Ilyas has held various senior positions. He has setup and maintained international offices as well as multi-jurisdictional corporate structures and has also managed numerous cross-border debt projects. He is a finance professional with broad Director level experience of both pan-European corporate & investment structures as well as in wider jurisdictions.
Matteo Ghedini
Matteo Ghedini
CEO
Brera Serviced Apartments
Germany
Segment: /
Biography:
Matteo Ghedini is the founder and CEO of Brera Serviced Apartments. Matteo started Brera in 2013 by opening the first location in Nuremberg. Since then Brera expanded in Munich and Frankfurt and manages today ca. 150 Apartments. Born in Italy, Matteo started his career as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, attended an MBA at INSEAD and thereafter successfully completed the turnaround of a Real Estate Family Office in Germany. Passionate about Interior Design and about unleashing People´s talent, Matteo´s goal is to develop Brera to one of the most important long stay players in Europe.
Artem Korolev
Artem Korolev
Principal UK investments
GreenOak Real Estate
United Kingdom
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Biography:
Artem Korolev is a Principal and Head of UK Acquisitions with GreenOak in the London office and has been with the firm since inception. Artem is responsible for sourcing and leading the execution of GreenOak’s investments in the UK. He has been focused on
Hunt Doering
Hunt Doering
Managing Director
Baupost Group International
Segment: /
Biography:
The Baupost Group was founded in 1982 and currently manages over $30 billion of capital on a discretionary basis. The firm is a value-oriented, open mandate investment organization whose goal is to achieve good absolute returns on a long-term, risk-adjusted basis. Hunt is a Managing Director in Baupost’s Private Investment Group and focuses on European real estate investments, including new joint venture partner and operating partner relationships. Prior to joining Baupost, Hunt was a Managing Director at Northwood Investors. Hunt graduated from Cornell University magna cum laude with a B.A. in Economics and from Harvard Business School with an MBA.
Krysto Nikolic
Krysto Nikolic
Partner
TPG Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Krysto Nikolic is a Partner based in London and is a member of TPGRE’s Investment Committee. Krysto has completed over €7 billion of European real estate acquisitions and, prior to joining TPGRE in 2012, Krysto was employed by AREA Property Partners. During his time at AREA, Krysto served on the Boards of Directors of the Junction Retail Park Fund and the X-Leisure Fund. Krysto began his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Goldman Sachs in London and holds an M.A. from the University of Cambridge.
Lloyd Lee
Lloyd Lee
Managing Partner
YOO Capital
United Kingdom
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Biography:
Mr. Lee serves as Managing Partner of yoo Capital, where he has been responsible for the investment strategy, origination, structuring. In 2016, the firm raised $200M of long-term capital commitments from German institutional investors which is currently being invested. Prior to this, Mr. Lee led on a series of investments into complex mixed-use opportunistic investments totalling over USD$850 million and 1.0 million square feet across Central London.
Nicolas Massiere
Nicolas Massiere
Principal
Cale Street Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:

Nicolas is a principal in Cale Street?s investment team. Before joining Cale Street he was a Vice President in the real estate principal Group of Oaktree Capital Management in London where he spent 3 years focussing on pan-European direct asset and portfolio acquisitions as well as NPL and distressed debt purchases. Prior to that he was an Associate at Benson Elliot Capital Management.

Nitin Singhal
Nitin Singhal
Managing Partner
Fresco Global
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Biography:
Nitin is an active investor in real estate across Caribbean, Europe and India. Nitin have been involved in development and investments in hotels, residential and commercial projects. Nitin has over a decade of experience in investing and investment banking across all asset classes in Europe, Americas & Asia. In his career, Nitin has invested in excess of over USD 10 billion in over 100 businesses of all sizes and at all stages. Nitin also advises family offices on their investments and set up multi-billion dollar multi-asset class investment portfolios for clients. Nitin also managed a portfolio of funds invested mainly in Asian and Indian private equity and real estate. While an investment banker with Deutsche Bank London and IFCI Delhi, Nitin advised clients on transactions aggregating several billion dollars. At IFCI, he appraised projects worth over USD 1 billion for debt and equity investment out of the IFCI’s proprietary book. Nitin is a pioneer in Indian infrastructure investing with several path-breaking deals and was an investor in Indian infrastructure projects in the very early days.
Sebastiano D'Avanzo
Sebastiano D'Avanzo
Director Real Estate
KKR
Segment: Private Equity
Biography:
Seb joined KKR in 2016 and is a Director in the European real estate team. Seb was a Principal at H.I.G. Capital working in the European real estate team focusing on transactions in the UK and the Nordics. Prior to that he was Head of Acquisitions for Solstra Capital based in London. From 2005 until 2011, Seb was at MGPA, the global opportunistic real estate investment firm, focusing primarily on Southern Europe and latterly the Nordics. He began his career in investment banking at NM Rothschild & Sons. He holds a BA from Oxford University and an MBA from NYU Stern.
Carolina Brochado
Carolina Brochado
Partner
Atomico
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Biography:
Carolina is a Partner at Atomico based in London. She works on sourcing, evaluation and due diligence of global investments. Carolina focuses on fintech, consumer / retail, and marketplaces. She works with several of Atomico portfolio companies including Lendinvest, Farmdrop and Uniplaces, and sits on the boards of Gympass, Chemist Direct and Bebestore. Having interned at Atomico during her MBA, Carolina then moved to London as acting COO of an e-commerce start-up, leading daily operations across product management, business development and marketing, before joining Atomico's team on a permanent basis. Prior to her MBA, Carolina was at private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners, where she worked on multiple buyout opportunities across sectors, including the global credit bureau TransUnion. Carolina has a Bachelor of Science degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Charlie Green
Charlie Green
Co-CEO
The Office Group
Segment: Workspace provider
Biography:
Charlie co-founded The Office Group with Olly Olsen in late 2003. A qualified Chartered Surveyor, his exposure to the conventional office market and serviced offices inspired the need to create a product that would stand apart from the competition giving more consideration to how people work - simpler, design-led, greener and still offer value. Today TOG is leading the way in shared and co-working spaces with over 1 million square feet in London, and growing.
Chris Pieroni
Chris Pieroni
Operations Director
Workspace Group
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Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce
Philippe Dauba-Pantanacce
Senior Economist, Global Geopolitical An
Standard Chartered Bank - London
James Murray
James Murray
Head of Housing and Residential Planning
Greater London Authority
United Kingdom
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Biography:
James Murray joined the Mayor's Office in 2016 as Deputy Mayor for Housing and Residential Development, coming from Islington Council, where he held the position of Executive Member for Housing & Development for six years. In the Mayor’s Office, James is focussing on bringing together a broad alliance – including councils, housing associations, developers and businesses – to support plans to build more new and affordable homes in London. He is advising the Mayor on planning policy, particularly helping to develop and implement new approaches to housing. He is overseeing work at City Hall to improve the private rented sector and tackle homelessness, in line with the Mayor’s priorities. James advised the current Mayor during his selection and election campaigns. Before taking a position on Islington Council’s executive, he worked in Parliament and for a management consultancy. He has lived his whole life in Lond
Bryan McDonnell
Bryan McDonnell
Principal, Head of European Debt
PGIM Real Estate Finance
United Kingdom
Segment: In this role, Bryan overseas the firms London office and advises The Prudential Insurance Company of America (“PICA”) regarding
Biography:
Bryan is a Principal with PGIM Financial and leads PGIM Real Estate Finance’s European team. PGIM is one of the largest real estate lenders the world with $87 billion of assets under management and assets under administration as of 31st March 2016, including $14.5 billion of new loans originated globally in 2015. Within Europe, PGIM has annual new loan origination of c. €1 billion in European real estate debt with deal sizes from £/€ 10 million to £/€300 million per deal. Bryan is based in London.
Per Mario Floden
Per Mario Floden
Director
United Kingdom
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Biography:
Per Mario is a senior member of the Eastdil debt placement team. He has over 16 years of structured finance and real estate experience. Before joining Eastdil he was the head of real estate at StormHarbour Securities, focused on restructuring advisory, re
Richard Craddock
Richard Craddock
Director, Commercial Real Estate UK
Wells Fargo
Segment: Lender
Biography:
Richard Craddock is a Vice President within the Wells Fargo UK Commercial Real Estate team. He focuses on the origination of real estate debt transactions across the UK on a broad spectrum of asset classes and products. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Richard worked at Eurohypo in both the UK and Japan covering origination and restructuring of distressed loans. Richard sits on the Board of the UK Association of Property Lenders and holds an MPhil from The Judge Business School, Cambridge
Robert Davis
Robert Davis
Director & CEO
Jaeger Alternative Finance Corp
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Biography:
Rob has 30 years’ experience in commercial real estate finance, principally in complex operational turnarounds and financial restructurings. His experience includes public and private debt and equity among hotels and other property types in the UK, greater Europe, the US, the Caribbean and Japan. He has a particular depth of experience in turnarounds and restructurings of hotels and resorts in Europe and the UK. Rob is a principal shareholder, and acts as a Director and the CEO, of Jaeger Alternative Finance Corporation Limited. Since 1995, he has been the principal shareholder of Jaeger Realty, a real estate private equity investor and adviser based in Boston with a satellite office in London.
Thomas Schneider
Thomas Schneider
Co-Founder & CIO
Brickvest
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Allen MacDonell
Allen MacDonell
Managing Director
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
United Kingdom
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Anthony Pell
Anthony Pell
Managing Director
Gracemark Investments
United Kingdom
Segment: Developer
Biography:
Anthony founded GraceMark in 1999 which has undertaken in excess of £600m of developments since 2000. It has worked with joint venture partners including GE Real Estate, IVG Institutional Funds, Angelo Gordon and Wharton Asset Management to create over 1,000,000 sq. ft. of prime space in Central London. Anthony was formerly with The Citibank Private Bank, Cabra Estates and Olympia & York. He graduated from The American University in Washington D.C.
Pierre de la Rochefoucauld
Pierre de la Rochefoucauld
Investment Director
Investcorp
Reda Khatim
Reda Khatim
Managing Partner
Palm Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Reda Khatim is the managing partner of Palm Capital, which he launched in 2007. Prior to starting Palm Capital, Reda was a founding principal of Citigroup Property Investors European opportunistic fund, €1.2bn pan European fund. He previously worked with Lonestar Funds in Europe and held various positions at Credit Suisse and Lazard. Reda holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and an engineering degree from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussees. Reda’s experience includes corporate investments, asset transactions, non-performing loans and various distressed situations. He has invested in multiple jurisdictions as well as across asset classes and capital tranches.
Robert Rackind
Robert Rackind
Partner
EQT Partners
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Rob Rackind is a Partner of EQT Partners. Robert has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. He has held management positions for leading real estate investment, development and private equity companies: Wainbridge, Hines, CPIM, HRO and Meyer Bergman.
Tomas Jurdak
Tomas Jurdak
CEO
HB Reavis UK
United Kingdom
Segment: Developer, Property
Biography:
Tomáš Jurdák joined HB Reavis in 2011 as Acquisition Manager. Following the successful acquisition of HB Reavis’ first UK asset in 2013, Tomáš relocated to London and became the Managing Director of HB Reavis UK. He is charged with introducing the company to the UK market, developing the overall operation and sourcing future projects for HB Reavis to invest in. Tomáš has recently played a major role in the sale of 33 Central to Wells Fargo, which was one of the largest single office deals in the City of London market last year. Tomáš holds a Masters in Engineering from the Slovak Technical University in Bratislava and an MBA in Business Strategy from the EADA Business School in Barcelona.
Bobby Sheehan
Bobby Sheehan
Director
Edinburgh House Estates
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
A former Commercial Property Banker operating in the UK and European Senior debt Market Bobby has been directly involved in over £2 bn of transactions across all sectors of Commercial Real Estate. Having been one of the lenders to Edinburgh House Bobby joined them in 2010. Bobby is now a Board Director of the company his responsible include the finance side of the business as well new business expansion opportunities and direct involvement in asset management and investment strategies.
David Raven
David Raven
Director, Real Estate
Infrared Capital Partners
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Biography:
David joined InfraRed in 2016 as a senior member of the real estate origination team. His main focus is on the origination of UK real estate opportunities in the retail, office and mixed use sectors. David is a highly experienced real estate professional with multi-sector experience of operating in the UK and in several Asian markets. He has a track record of delivering large-scale and complex transactions particularly and has an extensive network of UK and international relationships. David joins InfraRed from Jones Lang LaSalle, where his most recent role was leading its North Asia Capital Markets team based in Hong Kong. Prior to that David was leading JLL’s UK Shopping Centre Investment practice. David holds a BSc (hons) in Land Management from the University of Reading.
Jane Jeffery
Jane Jeffery
Acquisitions Director, UK
UK and European Investments
Segment: Property Company
Biography:
Jane Jeffery is an Acquisitions Director with UK & European Investments responsible for the group's acquisition activities in the UK. Prior to joining UK & European, Jane held real estate private equity investment and fund management roles at Lumina Real Estate Capital, CBRE Global Investors and BNP Paribas Real Estate.
Mark Bourgeois
Mark Bourgeois
Managing Director UK & Ireland
Hammerson Plc
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Roger Wade
Roger Wade
Founder and CEO
BoxPark
United Kingdom
Segment: /
Biography:
Roger Wade is the Founder and ex CEO of British Street Fashion brand, Boxfresh. He grew the brand from a market stall, to an International Brand. Boxfresh were renowned pioneers of the British Street scene. In 2005, Roger sold the Boxfresh to Pentland Brands and formed his own Brand Consultancy, Brands Incorporated, specialising in the development, financing and licensing of UK Fashion Brands. In 2010, Roger founded and created the World's 1st Pop Up Mall, Boxpark Shoreditch, www.boxpark.co.uk, and in 2016 created Boxpark Croydon, our 1st Food and Drink only retail development.
Chung Keun Kim
Chung Keun Kim
Managing Director
Korea Investment Corporation
United Kingdom
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John Slade
John Slade
CEO
BNP Paribas Real Estate
United Kingdom
Segment: Real Estate Adviser
Biography:
John Slade is UK CEO of BNP Paribas Real Estate. John has supervised a planned expansion and repositioning of the UK arm of BNP Paribas Real Estate. Under John turnover has risen by 40% and the brand is now recognised as a UK market leader. Prior to BNP Paribas Real Estate, John was the Chief Executive of Accrue Capital. He was previously joint Chairman of Capital Markets and Managing Director of International Investment at DTZ and Executive Head of CBRE’s City business. John is widely regarded as a manager who achieves results. John has a strong personal track record of deals having enacted £10bn of Investment transactions.
Michael Zerda
Michael Zerda
Managing Director
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Michael Zerda is a Managing Director in the Blackstone Real Estate Debt Strategies group and is based in London. Mr. Zerda is focused on real estate debt investments across Europe and has experience in analyzing all major classes of real estate. Prior to joining Blackstone, Mr. Zerda spent six years at LaSalle Investment Management overseeing the set-up and growth of its debt investment and special situations group. Prior to that, Mr. Zerda worked in Merrill Lynch's real estate private equity group as a Vice President focused on pan-European equity investments and at Archon, Goldman Sachs’ real estate and distressed loan management platform. Mr. Zerda received a BA in Finance from the Neely School of Business at Texas Christian University.
Owen Lynch
Owen Lynch
Managing Director
LGL Trustees Limited
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Biography:
Owen specialises in the provision of director services to larger real estate and corporate clients. In addition, he is responsible for the promotion of LGL internationally and for setting strategy. Owen is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and a Fello
Paul House
Paul House
Managing Partner
Venn Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Responsible for Venn’s Commercial Real Estate business. Paul spent over 20 years with Citigroup, heading Citi’s European Real Estate business before joining Venn Partners in 2013. Paul has a wealth of experience in loan origination, transaction structuring, advisory and loan distribution. Paul started his career with Citi in 1993 in Canada, before moving to Citi New York, and then to Citi in London in 2000. Paul is a member of the CFA Institute and holds a MBA from Schulich School of Business in Toronto, Canada.
Randeesh Sandhu
Randeesh Sandhu
CEO
Urban Exposure Ltd
United Kingdom
Segment: Property Financier
Biography:
Randeesh is co-founder & CEO of Urban Exposure, one of the foremost fund managers in the specialist residential development lending market in the UK. Having previously worked in the actuarial, fund management & investment banking professions, he co-founded Urban Exposure in 2002. Urban Exposure is a principle lender in all areas of the capital stack; including bridge, senior debt, stretch senior and mezzanine finance. Urban Exposure has lent on some of the largest residential development transactions in the UK of recent years including a 40 storey tower in Tech City and a 46 storey tower in Canary Wharf. Randeesh has previously lectured on successful property development, and is a published author in the field of personal development.
Sameer Dalamal
Sameer Dalamal
MD Head of Commercial Real Estate Credit
Och-Ziff Management Europe
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Managing Director & Head of European Real Estate Credit at Och-Ziff. Prior to joining Och-Ziff in 2009, Mr Dalamal worked at Deutsche Bank in the Commercial Real Estate group since 2003. Founded in 1994 by Daniel S. Och, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group is one of the largest institutional alternative asset managers in the world. Och-Ziff provides asset management services globally through multi-strategy funds, credit funds, CLOs, real estate funds, equity funds and other alternative investment vehicles.
Sanjoy Chattopadhyay
Sanjoy Chattopadhyay
Managing Director
HIG Bayside Capital
Biography:
Sanjoy is Principal of H.I.G. Bayside Capital based in London. He joined the firm in 2013, is a founding member of the asset-backed investing team, and responsible for investing and monitoring real estate investments across Europe. Sanjoy has 16 years of experience in real estate as an investor, a workout professional, and an investment banker. He has invested in direct real estate and non-performing loans in all real estate sectors plus hotels. Prior to HIG, he was at Benson Elliot, Morgan Stanley, and Merrill Lynch. Sanjoy holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Masters in Electronic Engineering (Gold Medal) from Imperial College, London.
Scott O'Donnell
Scott O'Donnell
VP - Senior Managing Director
Harbert Management Corporation
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Management
Biography:
Scott O’Donnell is Senior Managing Director of Harbert Management Corporation (“HMC”), an investor in alternative investment strategies. Scott is head of Europe and responsible for HMCs European real estate investment activities. Prior to joining HMC, Scott served as a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in London and as the European Head and Investment Committee Member (International) of DLJ Real Estate Capital Partners.
Carrie Hiebeler
Carrie Hiebeler
Senior Investment Officer
Ventas, Inc.
United States
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Biography:
Carrie Nowacki Hiebeler joined Ventas as Senior Investment Officer in November 2012. She is responsible for international healthcare investment opportunities as well as domestic hospital’s. She drives growth and diversification of the Company’s RE portfol
David Christie
David Christie
Managing Director
ESO Capital Group
Segment: Opportunistic investor
Biography:
At ESO, David oversees all real estate-related transactions, targeting off market niche opportunities in the UK and Northern European countries. David has over 20 years real estate experience across multiple sectors throughout Europe with prominent private equity real estate investors including ARES and Doughty Hanson. David’s focus has traditionally been delivering strong returns over multiple cycles within value-add and opportunistic investment strategies, including landmark investments such as the Knightsbridge Estate in London. He has extensive development experience across a number of European jurisdictions. David began his career at Knight Frank where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in their City of London office. BSc (Hons) in Property Valuation & Finance, City University Business School.
Ezio Sicurella
Ezio Sicurella
Senior Vice President
Montreal | Canada
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Biography:
Since 2002, Mr. Sicurella has been investing in real estate internationally for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. He has been responsible since 2011 for strategic investments and partnerships for Ivanhoé Cambridge’s multiresidential strategy in
Mark Allnutt
Mark Allnutt
Managing Director, Investments
Greystar Europe Holdings
Segment: /
Martin Skinner
Martin Skinner
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Founder & CEO
London | United Kingdom
Segment: Property Investor
Biography:
A seasoned entrepreneur and property investor, Martin has experienced many of the highs and lows of business and property investment over the years and remains a passionate advocate of small businesses, private investment and property development. He set up, grew and sold his first technology business directly after leaving university with a Business Computing degree. He then developed a substantial high-yield portfolio of houses rented out to young professionals around Canary Wharf. Nice Group – a fast growing property development After establishing portfolios of more than £150m (yielding more than 10% gross), Martin and his business partners sold 25% of their £30m operating business. He is now combining this experience in London residential property, finance and technology to build Inspired Asset Management. With a portfolio approaching £300m GDV, Inspired has established a number of substantial Joint Ventures through which it is rolling out its unique high-tech, high-spec As an expert on London residential property, Martin is a regular speaker at Real Estate Fund conferences and forums He has also featured prominently in the BAFTA award winning BBC series The Tower
Pauline Bradley
Pauline Bradley
CEO
Greyfriars Investments Ltd.
Segment: /
Biography:
Former Corporate Banker who rose to Executive level before leaving the industry in 2006. Led two high performing transacting teams that became market leaders in PFI and Real Estate. Member of the Bank’s Credit and Investment Committees and held Board positions in Housebuilding, Real Estate and Hotel & Leisure sectors. Became CEO of a pan European Property Company where she implemented a major restructure before moving to set up the UK office for a European Private Equity company. Formed Greyfriars in 2008 as a co-investing advisory business, working with US funds and HNWI sourcing debt and equity opportunities in the UK Real Estate sector. Greyfriars were the lead financial advisor on the delivery of a £300M Regional PRS portfolio.
Ryan Prince
Ryan Prince
Vice Chairman
Realstar Group & UNCLE Affiliate
Tim Phillips
Tim Phillips
Senior Fund Manager & Director
Lothbury Investment Management
United Kingdom
Segment: Specialist Fund Manager
Biography:
Tim has 12 years of institutional property investment and residential development in the Mid-Atlantic US and the UK. He was formerly Director of Acquisition for The Bozzuto Group, a large multifamily (Built to Rent) developer based in Washington, DC with over 50,000 units under management. At Bozzuto Tim operated across four subsidiary companies to source, analyze, plan and acquire mixed-use and residential schemes totaling over 2,400 units. Tim additionally spent over six years advising on commercial real estate investments while managing a regional office for national agency firm Marcus & Millichap, where he performed financial analysis, valuation, marketing, and transactions of retail, office and multifamily properties across the Mid-Atlantic region in both single asset and portfolio contexts. He holds a BS from the United States Naval Academy, a Master of Real Estate Development from the University of Maryland and an MSc in Sustainable Urban Development from the University of Oxford.
Tony Brooks
Tony Brooks
Managing Director
Moda Living
Segment: Investor, developer and operator
Biography:
Tony is now based in the UK and in 2008 formed Generate Land Limited. A family business with his sons focused on utilising energy reducing technologies in the built environment and delivering future proofed buildings. Generate Land have under development a major low-carbon business park in Europe’s energy capital, Aberdeen, delivering over 1.5 million sq. ft. of Grade ‘A’ and BREEAM Excellent office and industrial development for the Oil & Gas market. Tony spotted the UK PRS market emerging early and in 2012/13 Generate Land began creating a business plan for the large-scale regional development and operation of purpose built private rented sector stock. In March 2014 Generate Land formed a Joint Venture with Caddick Group PLC to acquire and deliver key sites across the UK, the Joint Venture is now titled MODA Living and has a development pipeline of c. 5,000 units and growing across the strongest performing UK regions
Andreas Costa
Andreas Costa
Director
CR Investment Management
Segment: /
Biography:

Andreas Costa is a Director and Head of CR’s origination activities for the UK & Ireland, as well as leading transaction structuring and underwriting practices across Europe. Andreas joined CR in 2014 with a remit to grow CR’s debt strategies. Prior to this Andreas held senior roles in origination, restructuring and portfolio management with both Lloyds Banking Group and Anglo Irish Bank in both Ireland and the UK. Andreas is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and holds a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Glasgow and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Bangor.

Aurelien Lanfray
Aurelien Lanfray
Senior Vice President
Macquarie Group
United Kingdom
Segment: /
Biography:
Aurelien Lanfray is a Senior Vice President in the European Real Estate Lending group of Macquarie’s Corporate and Asset Finance division (CAF). Aurelien joined Macquarie in 2013 and has over 13 years of real estate experience, having previously worked at Westbrook Partners, BNP Paribas Real Estate and Deutsche Bank. Since joining Macquarie, Aurelien has sourced or executed real estate, infrastructure and corporate transactions in France, Germany, the Netherlands and Ireland.
Fergal Feeney
Fergal Feeney
Co-Managing Director
Earlsfort Capital Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Debt Fund
Biography:
Fergal Feeney is currently joint managing director of Earlsfort Capital Partners. He was formerly Head of Asset Recovery for Irish Bank Resolution Corporation - UK based in London. He joined IBRC (originally Anglo Irish Bank) in 1997 and has worked in loan origination and portfolio management in Ireland, Western Europe and United Kingdom. During his time at IBRC he was responsible for a commercial real estate loan portfolio of circa €3BN with assets in UK and Europe. He holds a MSC Degree in Business Studies.
Gregory Clerc
Gregory Clerc
Managing Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
United Kingdom
Segment: Investment Bank
Biography:
Gregory Clerc is a Director of Merrill Lynch in the Global Market division, based in London. He is working in the Mortgage Group where his current focus is on sales and trading of commercial real estate debt. During his time at Merrill Lynch, Gregory has
Jonathan Lye
Jonathan Lye
Director
JC Rathbone Associates
United Kingdom
Segment: Financial Risk Advisor / Heading Advisor
Biography:
Jonathan is a Director at JCRA and works within the Real Estate sector. He joined JCRA from Chatham Financial where he worked on interest rate and foreign exchange hedging strategies for Real Estate, Private Equity and corporate clients. Before Chatham he worked at JP Morgan as a Business analyst and Sema Group as a Management Consultant. Jonathan has a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bristol, an Master's in Business Administration from CASS business school and was previously an Engineering Officer in the British Army.
Spencer Steadman
Spencer Steadman
CFO
Lumina Real Estate Capital
United Kingdom
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Biography:
Lumina have considerable growth plans and expect to launch a further real estate private equity fund later this year.
Brandon Hollihan
Brandon Hollihan
Founding Partner
Castleforge Partners
United Kingdom
Segment: Property Investment
Biography:
Brandon co-founded Castleforge Partners (formerly Mercer Real Estate Partners) in July 2010. Prior to founding Castleforge, Brandon worked for Westbrook Partners and Morgan Stanley Real Estate. Brandon has been involved in transacting over £1.5b of Real Estate asset value across the U.S. and Western Europe and has experience as both an advisor and an investor across a diverse range of investment types and asset classes. Castleforge Partners has recently completed raising CFP II, a £235 million discretionary fund that invests in value add / opportunistic real estate on behalf of US, UK, and European institutional investors.
Manish Gudka
Manish Gudka
CEO
Aprirose Real Estate Investment
Segment: /
Suchit Punnose
Suchit Punnose
Founder & CEO
Red Ribbon Asset Management
Segment: /
Biography:
CEO and Founder of Red Ribbon Asset Management; an organisation whose culture and underlying investment approach reflects Suchit’s conviction that the transition to a more resilient economy must inevitably be led by well governed businesses striving to reduce the environmental impact of creating value for society. A highly successful entrepreneur and experienced investor with an eye for emerging markets, Suchit is now building on his extensive experience to offer a mandate to investors seeking to align their financial portfolios with their values.
Adam Joseph
Adam Joseph
Senior Managing Director
Macquarie Bank Ltd
Segment: Lending and special situations equity investing
Biography:
Macquarie Real Estate Lending provides bespoke finance solutions to companies operating across the full real estate spectrum including residential, retail, light industrial, data centres, office and hotels. Team has invested over €2 billion across Europe since 2010. Adam Joseph is Senior Managing Director and founder member of this team which was created in 2009.
Michael Vrana
Michael Vrana
Managing Director
United Kingdom
Segment: Investor
Biography:
Michael Vrana is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group based in London. Mr. Vrana leads Blackstone’s real estate acquisitions in the U.K. and Ireland. Since joining Blackstone in 2013, Mr. Vrana has been involved in a number of Blackstone’s investments in Europe, including the acquisitions of Max Property Group and Multi Corporation. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Vrana was a Vice President at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he spent eight years focused on equity and debt investment opportunities in North America on behalf of Goldman Sachs’ real estate private equity group. Mr. Vrana graduated from Duke University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and received an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Christian Jamison
Christian Jamison
Managing Partner
Valor Real Estate Partners LLP - UK
Segment: Investment Manager
Biography:
Christian Jamison formed Valor Real Estate Partners LLP together with Jeffrey Kelter & Robert Savage (founders of KTR Capital) in 2016 to invest in logistics & industrial real estate across Europe. Prior to Valor, Christian established and served as CEO for Delin Capital Asset Management. Prior to DCAM, Christian Jamison was an Executive Director at JP Morgan, having begun his real estate career at GE Capital. Jamison’s early career was spent as an M&A banker at Credit Suisse & Robert Fleming.
Michael Forster
Michael Forster
Development Director
iSec
Segment: /
Tristram Frost
Tristram Frost
Consultant
Garbe Industrial Real Estate GmbH
Biography:
Tristram has over 30 years’ experience in Pan-European RE in a range of advisory, fund management and principal capacities. After initial agency experience in the UK, he focused on pan-European, cross-border, cross-sector, commercial property investment with Weatherall Green and Smith, DTZ and King Sturge latterly at Partner level, including living for several years on the Continent. Additionally, Tristram worked in commercial development at Taylor Woodrow and in pan-European fund management with Pricoa PIM (now Rockspring). At Garbe, he is responsible for identifying new investment, development and funding opportunities, principally in the industrial and logistics field, in the UK, Germany and across Europe Tristram is a Member of the RICS
Anthony Danaher
Anthony Danaher
Chief Executive
Department for International Trade
Segment: /
Biography:
Anthony Danaher’s extensive career has seen him become one of the most well-respected and well-connected individuals in the UK property and regeneration industry. Anthony began his career as a parliamentary lawyer and went on to advice and work on a series of government initiatives, including a period as Assistant Chief Executive of the London Docklands Development Corporation. He founded his consultancy, Tamesis, in 1991. Since then, Anthony has advised clients ranging from Canary Wharf, HSBC and Stanhope to Development Securities, British Land and CBRE. Anthony was instrumental in researching and launching MIPIM, the annual international property showcase that takes place in Cannes. Anthony has advised Lord Heseltine in his work on the UK government’s Regeneration and Local Growth Programme and is the Chairman of ING-Media
Ian Baggett
Ian Baggett
CEO & Founder
Adderstone Group
Segment: /
Biography:
Ian Baggett (BSc (Hons) PhD) - is the owner and founder of Adderstone Group property development organisation, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Adderstone Group was founded in 1999 and has grown to become one of the UK’s fastest-growing privately owned prope
Paul Whitley
Paul Whitley
Managing Director
Re-Creo Developments
United Kingdom
Segment: Developers
Biography:
Paul Whitley - MA (Cantab) - Dip.Arch - Dip.I.C.Arb. - R.I.B.A. - F.C.I.Arb. - heads the Re-creo Group and brings 40 years’ experience of leading the company with numerous successful developments both in London and across the UK. Paul is an experienced property developer driven by architectural intelligence and planning insight. Architectural skill is at the heart of his development process. His particular expertise is in the development of the project brief and design strategy and in securing planning consents. Paul has in impressive track record of achieving the right planning consent and his deep understanding of planning processes unlocks greater value for our partners. Paul has a detailed understanding of planning policies and the legal context of the development. He also acts as arbitrator to resolve construction disputes.
Kirsty Stevens
Kirsty Stevens
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 7121 5095
Director - UK
GRI
Biography:

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

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BNP Paribas

Contributor sponsor

Aztec Group

Industry Partner

MIPIM

Media Partners

IPE Real EstatePIEACROSS MagazineEurope Real EstateInstitutional Real Estate EuropeOxford Business GroupPreqinProperty Week
BNP Paribas

Real estate strategies are getting global, while solutions remain local. Our 3,800 employees provide you with their expertise of their markets. This knowledge, combined with our geographical network, allows us to support you everywhere in Europe in your real estate projects, whether local or international. 

6 complementary business lines creating value 

Choosing to work with BNP Paribas Real Estate means gaining the benefit of across-the-board property expertise under one roof. Our major asset is our expertise across six business lines covering the whole property lifecycle: Property Development, Transaction, Consulting, Valuation, Property Management and Investment Management. We have experts in all of these business lines that can offer you support and guidance.

Present in 36 countries
Our teams are directly active in 16 countries, and in another 20 through our network of alliances. As such they will provide our international and local customers with a know-how highly regarded in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and in North America. 

Platforms in Asia and in the Middle East supporting local investors in European markets 

With two offices in Hong Kong and Dubai, we enable our Asian and Middle Eastern investors to benefit from our in-depth expertise in the main European markets.

Aztec Group


MIPIM

MIPIM gathers the most influential international property players from all sectors for 4 days of networking, learning and transaction.

IPE Real Estate

Global market intelligence for institutional real estate investment.


ACROSS Magazine

Europe Real Estate

Europe Real Estate, also known as Real Estate Partners (REP), is a multinational, independent commercial real estate media and marketing company with a pan-European scope and an international orientation.

Institutional Real Estate Europe

Oxford Business Group

Preqin

Preqin is the leading source of information for the alternative assets industry, providing data and analysis via online databases, publications and complimentary research reports. Preqin is an independent business with over 250 staff based in New York, London, Singapore, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Manila serving over 40,000 customers in over 90 countries. 

Preqin has the most comprehensive and extensive information available on the private equity and venture capital, hedge fund, real estate, infrastructure, private debt and natural resources industries, encompassing funds and fundraising, performance, fund managers, institutional investors, deals and fund terms. Leading alternative assets professionals from around the world rely on Preqin’s services daily, and its data and statistics are regularly quoted by the financial press.

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Participants Include
Patrizia GrandonePatrizia GrandoneFounding Partner
Ian BaggettIan BaggettCEO & FounderAdderstone Group
William LalondeWilliam LalondeAssociate DirectorAEW Europe
Siraj DadabhoySiraj DadabhoyChairmanAion Global
Laurence RichardsonLaurence RichardsonDirectorALC - Asset Leverage Consultants
Charles GourgeyCharles GourgeyPartnerAmazon Property
Raj KotechaRaj KotechaCo-founder & Managing DirectorAMRO Real Estate Partners
Manish GudkaManish GudkaCEOAprirose Real Estate Investment
Carolina BrochadoCarolina BrochadoPartnerAtomico
Suzana GUZUSuzana GUZUOf CounselATOZ SA
Olan CreminOlan CreminPrincipal & CEOAvestus Capital Partners
Nikolay GolubevNikolay GolubevSenior Vice PresidentBain Capital

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Patrizia Grandone
Patrizia Grandone
Founding Partner
Ian Baggett
Ian Baggett
CEO & Founder
Adderstone Group
Segment: /
Biography:
Ian Baggett (BSc (Hons) PhD) - is the owner and founder of Adderstone Group property development organisation, based in Newcastle upon Tyne. Adderstone Group was founded in 1999 and has grown to become one of the UK’s fastest-growing privately owned prope
William Lalonde
William Lalonde
Associate Director
AEW Europe
Siraj Dadabhoy
Siraj Dadabhoy
Chairman
Aion Global
United Kingdom
Laurence Richardson
Laurence Richardson
Director
ALC - Asset Leverage Consultants
United Kingdom
Charles Gourgey
Charles Gourgey
Partner
Amazon Property
Raj Kotecha
Raj Kotecha
Co-founder & Managing Director
AMRO Real Estate Partners
Segment: Investor & Operator
Biography:
Raj is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Amro Real Estate Partners, a specialist investor and operator of purpose built residential real estate assets. He graduated with a 1st class degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and holds a Masters Degree in Finance from Cambridge University. He began his career as a strategy consultant and has been a real estate investor for over twenty years.
Manish Gudka
Manish Gudka
CEO
Aprirose Real Estate Investment
Segment: /
Carolina Brochado
Carolina Brochado
Partner
Atomico
Segment: /
Biography:
Carolina is a Partner at Atomico based in London. She works on sourcing, evaluation and due diligence of global investments. Carolina focuses on fintech, consumer / retail, and marketplaces. She works with several of Atomico portfolio companies including Lendinvest, Farmdrop and Uniplaces, and sits on the boards of Gympass, Chemist Direct and Bebestore. Having interned at Atomico during her MBA, Carolina then moved to London as acting COO of an e-commerce start-up, leading daily operations across product management, business development and marketing, before joining Atomico's team on a permanent basis. Prior to her MBA, Carolina was at private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners, where she worked on multiple buyout opportunities across sectors, including the global credit bureau TransUnion. Carolina has a Bachelor of Science degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Suzana GUZU
Suzana GUZU
Of Counsel
ATOZ SA
Olan Cremin
Olan Cremin
Principal & CEO
Avestus Capital Partners
Nikolay Golubev
Nikolay Golubev
Senior Vice President
Bain Capital
United Kingdom
Segment: Asset Manager
Biography:
Mr. Golubev joined Bain Capital in 2014. He is a Senior Vice President in the Distressed and Non-Performing Loans team based in Bain Capital’s London office. Previously, Mr. Golubev worked in the European Principal Finance Fund at Apollo in London and inv