Speakers

Philippa Shire manages Operations at the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), the leading organization for benchmarking sustainability of real estate investments at portfolio level. Each year, in cooperation with a large group of institutional investors, GRESB undertakes an annual...

André joined Argent in 1998 and became a Director in 2004. During that time he worked on Argent’s London projects, including two office developments in the City of London. Since 2001, he has worked primarily on the King’s Cross redevelopment, in particular on land assembly, business...

William has over 35 years experience advising clients with a particular focus on commercial valuation. He is recognised as a leading commentator on the property banking market. He held the position of Savills’ UK Head of Valuation from 1992 to 2012. William’s team specialises in...

Jenny is responsible for managing Henderson's Responsible Property Investment programme. She coordinates all aspects of our sustainability approach, working with our fund and asset managers, development team, property managers, tenants and suppliers to promote the active management and...

Sir John Beddington was appointed as Government Chief Scientific Adviser (GCSA) on 1 January 2008 and stepped down on 31 March 2013.  While in post, the GCSA led on providing scientific advice to Government during the 2009 swine flu outbreak, the 2010 volcanic ash incident, and the...

James is a Director in the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Corporate & Institutional Banking Real Estate Finance business, which he joined in 2005, initially sitting within a specialist team of Chartered Surveyors in the Property Finance Group.  In 2010 he established the CIB REF Strategy...

Nick Knight is an Executive Director within the Valuation Advisory department at CBRE in London.  The team comprises 150 registered valuers undertaking more than 20,000 property valuation assignments each year in all  sectors and geographies in the UK.  Nick deals with primarily with...

Ben has over 10 years in applied and theoretical climatology.   He specialises in extreme weather with particular reference to wind and water in the North Atlantic sector.  In 2007, Ben co-founded EuroTempest Ltd which continues to supply weather analytics to the (re)insurance...

In January 2013, Lynda joined SWIP from within the Lloyds Banking Group (LBG), having previously been the Managing Director of Corporate Real Estate for Corporate & Institutional Banking since October 2010. In that role, Lynda oversaw the Corporate & Institutional Bank’s UK property...

Neil has over 20 years of hands on real estate experience, the majority of which has been in asset management roles in the UK & Europe. Neil currently leads the European Asset Management team of Invesco Real Estate focused on driving the financial performance of Invesco Real Estates asset under...

Andy is MD of UK Property at Aberdeen having joined from Henderson Global Investors in September 2012.  He chairs the UK Investment Committee and is a member of the Property Executive Committee. Graduating from Cambridge University in1990, Andrew completed an MSc in Estate Management at...

As a Partner in the Sustainability team at Deloitte, Miles works with clients to identify and manage the sustainability risks associated with their property assets.  He has a deep understanding of different businesses’ preferences for sustainability within buildings as well as the...

As National Director of the Upstream Sustainability Services business unit in Jones Lang LaSalle, Matthew takes responsibility for services that are based on the sound measurement, monitoring and benchmarking of sustainability performance. He has been instrumental in developing Upstream’s...

Dr Brian Motherway was appointed Chief Executive of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland in May 2012. SEAI is Ireland’s national energy authority with a mission to play a leading role in transforming Ireland into a society based on sustainable energy structures, technologies and...

Alex provides strategic advice and initiative leadership to a range of global organisations from the public and private sectors. Her areas of expertise include city economic development, real estate, regeneration and sustainability. She has led projects in London, Moscow, New York, Istanbul,...

Paul leads the European sales efforts for Schneider Electric’s Professional Services division, already forming key relationships with PWC , Grant Thornton in the UK and Deloitte in France to assist them in driving Sustainability strategies for their clients. Previously Paul was group MD of...

Chris heads up the UK Investment Management community and provides the interface between the Investment and Asset Management teams.  During the past 10 years his focus has been primarily offices and industrials with considerable volumes of buying and selling through several economic cycles....

Louise is Manager for Responsible Property Investment at M&G Real Estate (formerly PRUPIM). Previously she was Head of Sustainability at Quintain Estates and Development where she was responsible for sustainability across Quintain’s corporate, investment and urban regeneration portfolios...