Cass Real Estate Club

2019 Annual Conference

TimeLocationSession TitleSpeakers
8:00 – 9:00BAFTARegistration & Breakfast 
9:00 – 9:05BAFTAWelcomeWalid Sharif,
President, Cass Real Estate Club
9:05 – 10:15BAFTAPanel 1- Capital Flows: Hotspots, Flight Capital and Foreign Investment StrategyMODERATOR: Sotiris Tsolacos, Cass Business School
Raj Somchand, Senior MD, HFF
Samuel Duah, Head of Real Estate Economics, BNP Paribas
Sabina Kalyan, Co-Head of Global Research & Global Chief Economist
CBRE Global Investors
Sue-Lin Heng, MD, Eastdil SecuredElisabeth Troni, 
Head of EMEA Research at Cushman & Wakefield
10:15 – 10:30BAFTA Main ReceptionCoffee Break/Networking  
10:30 – 11:00BAFTAKeynote 1Chris Stephenson, Partner, Concrete VC
11:00 – 12:00BAFTAPanel 2 – Innovation in Real Estate: Technology’s Role in Revolutionising Real EstateMODERATOR: Simon Hughes, Chief Strategy Officer, LiquidRE§ Chris Stephenson, Partner, Concrete VC
Madeleine Cosgrave, SVP, GIC
Elisabeth Troni, Head of Research EMEA, Cushman & Wakefield
12:00 – 13:15BAFTA Main ReceptionLunch/Networking 
13:15 – 14:15BAFTAPanel 3 – Property Development: Housing, Mixed Use Projects, and
Development Financing
Oliver Mason, Co-Founder, Magna Group
Robert Fourt, Partner, Gerald Eve
Ross Blair, Senior MD, Hines
14:15 – 14:30BAFTA Main ReceptionCoffee Break/Networking
14:30 – 15:00BAFTAKeynote 2Geoffrey Yu, Head of UK Investment Office, UBS
15:00 – 16:00BAFTAPanel 4 – Real Estate Investment Strategy: Institutional Investment v
UHNW Investment
MODERATOR: James Broderick, Frm. Head of UK Wealth, UBS WM
Geoffrey Yu, Head of UK Investment Office, UBS
Joanna Turner, Head of Property Research, Canada Life
Charles Crowe, MD, UK Investment, PGIM
Michel Andre Heller, Head of Real Estate, Private Family Office &
Gowers Investments
 16.00 – 16.15BAFTA Main ReceptionCoffee Break/Networking
16:15 – 16:55BAFTAKeynote 3 
16:55 – 17:00BAFTAClosing Statement
17:00 – LateNetworking/Alumni Dinner Event