Cass Real Estate Club



Cass REC 2016 Conference –

“Global Real Estate: This time, will it be different?”

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2016 Conference Programme
Time Location Event Title Speakers
8:00-9:00 AM One Moorgate Place Registration and Breakfast  
9:00-9:05AM Great Hall Welcome and introduction of the Cass Real Estate Club
Prof. Tony Key – Professor of Real Estate Economics, Cass Business School.
Gergely Koos-Hutas – Founder of the Cass Real Estate Club.
9:05-9:30 AM Great Hall Key Note: This Time, Will It Be Different?

                                                                                                                        Martin Bruhl – President of RICS

9:30-10:30 AM Great Hall 1st Panel – Ahead of the Curve: Real Estate Trends, Predictions and Cycles 1) Liz Troni – Global Real Estate Strategist, Aberdeen Asset Management.

2) Nick Lambert – Head of GWS Complex and Emerging Markets, CBRE.

3) Laure Duhot – Managing Director, Strategic Capital Management, Grainger PLC.    

4) Nic Fox – Partner, Head of Middle Europe, Europa Capital.      

5) Sotiris Tsolacos – Visiting Professor (Real Estate Investment),  Cass Business School. (Moderator)


10:30-11:00 AM Receiving Hall Coffee Break  
11:00-12:00 AM Great Hall 2nd Panel – Realty Check: The Art & Science of Real Estate Finance

1) Anthony Shayle – Global Real Estate Head of UK Debt, UBS Global Asset Management.

2) Rob Clayton – Partner, DRC Capital.

3) Vincent Nobel – Head of Real Estate Debt, Hermes Investment Managment.

4) Chris McMain – Transaction Director, Laxfield Capital.

5) David Hunter – Chairman, ICG-Longbow.

6) Chris Holmes – Head of UK Debt, JLL. (Moderator)



12:00-13:30 PM Receiving Hall Lunch Break  
13:30-14:30 PM Great Hall
3rd Panel – Building the Next Bust: Supply & Oversupply in the London Market

1) Robert Noel – Chief Executive, Land Securities.

2) Digby Flower – Chairman of UK and Ireland, and Head of London Markets, Cushman & Wakefield.

3) Charlie Green – Co-CEO, The Office Group.

4) Robert Fourt – Partner, Gerald Eve.

5) Professor Peter Rees – Professor at UCL & former City Planning Officer at the City of London. (Moderator)

13:30-14:30 PM Room 4.4 4th Panel – Through the Roof: Investment returns in REITs vs Private Equity

1) Hans Vrensen – Owner, Hans Vrensen Consulting. 

2) Simon Martin – Head of Research & Strategy, Tristan Capital.

3) Van J. Stults – Managing Director and Founding Partner, Orion Capital Managers.

4) Rogier Quirijns – Senior Vice President, Cohen & Steers.

5) Richard Betts – Associate Publisher and Head of  Investment Briefings, Property EU. (Moderator)

14:30-15:00 PM Receiving Hall Coffee Break  
15:00-15:25 PM Great Hall Keynote: VIews on European Real Estate and projections in Capital Markets.
Nigel Almond – Head of Capital Markets Research, Cushman & Wakefields.
15:25-16:25 PM Great hall 5th Panel – Clicks and Mortar: An overview of recent high tech transformation in the real estate industry.

1) Dominic Wilson – Managing Partner, Pi Labs.                

2) Andrew Gardiner – Founder, Property Moose.             

3) Peter Lennon – Head of Property, Appear Here.

4) James Scott – COO, The Collective Ltd.                                                                                                                   

5) Rupert Nabarro – Founder IPD MSCI (Moderator).

6) Agata Freimane – Senior Investment Director, BrickVest.

16:25-16:30 PM Great Hall Closing statements.  
16:30 PM onwards Receiving Hall Drinks and Networking