Cass Real Estate Club


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The UK Real Estate Market – Navigating Through Uncharted Waters?

8:30-17:00, 3 June 2015
Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London EC1Y 8TZ. Download access map here.


8:30–9:00 Registration and networking breakfast
9:00 Welcome speech
Professor Tony Key,  Professor of Real Estate Economics, Cass Business School
9:05–9:30 Opening Keynote
Chris Perkins, Head of UK Investment and Business Space, M&G Real Estate
9:30–10:20 Panel Discussion 1: Can fund managers cope with the flow of capital?
  • Simon Martin, Partner – Head of Research and Strategy, Tristan Capital
  • Hugo Vere, Head of UK Real Estate Portfolio & Asset Management, Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management
  • Ross Blair, Senior Managing Director, Hines
  • Peter Denton, Senior Vice President, Head of Debt Europe, Starwood Capital

Moderator: Seth M. Lieberman, Investment Advisory Committee, Wainbridge & CIO Real Estate Investments, Advanced Capital 

10:30–11:00 Coffee Break
11:00–11:50 Panel Discussion 2 : The new landscape of real estate finance
  • Amy Aznar, International Director – Head of Special Situation and Debt, LaSalle Investment
  • Graham Barnes, Executive Director – Head of Corporate Finance, CBRE Capital Advisors
  • Max Sinclair, Head of Commercial Real Estate UK, Wells Fargo
  • Javier Villanueva, Director, Eastdil Secured

Moderator: Peter Cosmetatos, CEO, CRE Finance Council Europe

12:00–13:30 Networking buffet lunch
13:30–14:40 Panel Discussion 3: The importance of value creation in urban regeneration
Please note that panels 3 and 4 are concurrent events Speakers include:

  • Julius Gottlieb, Managing Director, Dorchester Ream
  • Peter Elliott, Senior Property Development Manager, Transport for London
  • Ian Mulcahey  Managing Director – Principal, Gensler
  • Morwenna Wilson, Senior Project Director, Argent

Moderator: Alexandra Notay, Executive Director, ULI & Managing Director, Alex Notay Limited

13:30–14:40 Panel Discussion 4: PRS – A ‘flash in the pan?’ Or here to stay?
Please note that panels 3 and 4 are concurrent events
  • Laure Duhot,  Managing Director Strategic Capital Management, Grainger
  • Andrew Appleyard, Head of Specialist Funds, Aviva Investors
  • Andrew Allen, Director of Global Property Research, Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Scott Hammond, Managing Director, Essential Living

Moderator: Andrew Stanford, Regional Director Residential Fund Manager, LaSalle Investment Management & Former Head the Government’s Private Rented Sector Taskforce, Department for Communities and Local Government

14:40–15:20 Second keynote: A career in the real estate sector
Dan Moloney, Head of Commercial Markets, Deverell Smith
15:20–15:40 Coffee break
15:40–16:40 Panel Discussion 5: The 24 hour building – Can the UK follow suit?
  • Oliver Gardiner, Head of Development, Land Securities
  • John Walker, Operational Director – Planning Delivery Unit, Westminster City Council
  • Alex Phillips, Director of Large Complex Projects, Grosvenor
  • Reza Merchant, CEO, The Collective

Moderator: Peter Bill, Journalist, Estate Gazette

16:40–16:50 Closing speech
16:50–18:30 Networking drinks reception







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