Prof. Dr. David Lorenz FRICS- Principal and Founder, Lorenz Property Advisors. Also, Professor for Property Valuation and Sustainability, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

David Lorenz is the principal and founder of Lorenz Property Advisors – Chartered Surveyors, a property valuation and strategic sustainability consulting firm. David has about fifteen years of experience in valuation, asset management and property development. He holds a Diploma in Real Estate Economics, a Master of Science in Construction Management, and has a Doctorate in Economics.

David is also Professor for Property Valuation and Sustainability at the Department of Economics and Management of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, formerly known as Karlsruhe University). His activities in research and education are focused on the implementation of sustainable development principles in property and construction markets in general as well as on integrating sustainability considerations into property investment, valuation and risk assessment in particular.

David is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is a member of various international research projects and working groups within the RICS; including the RICS Europe Sustainability Task Force and the RICS Valuation Sustainability Group. He is also a spokesperson of the RICS.