CREW UK Real Estate Conference: 
Leadership of the Future

Date September 29, 2022
Location Cushman & Wakefield
125 Old Broad St
London
EC2N 1AR
Time 8:00 AM - 1:30 PM (GMT)
2022-09-29 08:00:00 2022-09-29 13:30:00 CREW UK Leadership of the Future CREW UK Real Estate Conference: 
Leadership of the Future
Cushman & Wakefield
125 Old Broad St
London
EC2N 1AR
-event@crewnetwork.org
CREW UK is hosting its first real estate leadership conference providing access to industry intel and networking opportunities with real estate executives and business leaders.  As CREW Network continues to transform the real estate industry by advancing women globally, Leadership of the Future includes 9 sessions where panelists will discuss the latest trends, important workplace topics and how economics and global issues are influencing real estate.  

Members and non-members may register and book sessions.
Members and non-members can attend 3 of the 9 sessions.

8am: 
Networking breakfast commences
8:30am:  All are invited to attend the keynote remarks 
9am - 12:30pm: Attend 3 sessions
12:30pm: Closing remarks
1:00pm:  Lite lunch
1:30pm:  Departure
 
Step 1:  Register
Step 2:  Book 3 sessions
Step 3:  Save the date in your calendar
 
Register early to reserve your space. 
Confirm your sessions online when you register.  
Space is limited with 20 seats per session.
Member rate:  $125
Non-member rate:  $175
Sessions:  To attend, please select either a panel, roundtable or executive interview during each of the 3 timeslots.  Registrants may select 3 events in total. 
 

Time

Panel

Roundtable

Executive Interview


9:00
Real Estate, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain
Recognising bias
Women in Leadership

10:10
Sustainability: Where will we be in 5 years?
Leadership in the face of global challenges
Economic Outlook for 2023

11:20
Social values: Measuring the impact property development has on our communities
How to manage multi-generational teams
Asynchronous communications for hybrid work environments:  
Philip Ross, Founder & CEO, UnWork

Panels


9am
Panel 1: Real Estate, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain 
With digital and technology acceleration driving our global economy, blockchain is changing the way we live and work.  Join Karen Tso, Financial Journalist, CNBC, Ijeoma Okoli, Director, Digital Economy Institute and Founding Member, Impact X Capital Partners LLP and Raj Venkataramani, Head of Cryptocurrency, Goldman Sacs, as they provide an explanation of this expanding technology, the status of cryptocurrency, and how it is impacting the commercial real estate industry.

Featured speakers:

Karen Tso, Financial Journalist, CNBC, Panel Moderator

Karen Tso
Financial Journalist, CNBC
Panel Moderator
 

Ijeoma Okoli, Director, Digital Economy Institute and Founding Member, Impact X Capital Partners, LLP

Ijeoma Okoli
Director, Digital Economy Institute and Founding Member, Impact X Capital Partners, LLP
 

Raj Venkataramani, Head of Cryptocurrency, Goldman Sachs

Raj Venkataramani
Head of Cryptocurrency, Goldman Sachs

10:10am
Panel 2: Sustainability: Where will we be in 5 years?
If we could look inside a glass ball to view the future of sustainability, we would understand now what actions are needed to create a safe and healthy world. 

Join Juliette Morgan, ESG Consultancy Director, Gensler, and Sam Pickering, Partner, Incendium Consulting who will explore the future and uncover where sustainability could be in the next five years. Andrew Phipps, Global Head of ESG Insight and Global Futurist, Cushman & Wakefield, will moderate this panel.

Featured speakers:

Andrew Phipps, Global Head of ESG Insight and Global Futurist, Cushman & Wakefield, Panel Moderator

Andrew Phipps
Global Head of ESG Insight and Global Futurist, Cushman & Wakefield,
Panel Moderator
 

Juliette Morgan, ESG Consultancy Director, Gensler

Juliette Morgan
ESG Consultancy Director, Gensler
 

Sam Pickering, Partner, Incendium Consulting

Sam Pickering
Partner, Incendium Consulting

11:20am
Panel 3: Social values: Measuring the impact property development has on our communities
In 2021, Savills stated that an effective environmental, social and governance strategy has become a top priority for all business leaders in real estate. Once the strategies are approved and projects are developed, how do we measure the impact of the facilities designed and delivered? 

Join Alix Green, Partner, DS2, Angela Russell, Senior Managing Director, Greystar and Robin Everall, Head of Development, Europe, Oxford Properties, for a dialogue about measuring the impact property development has on our communities. Beatriz Gonzalez, Director, Scott Brownrigg will moderate this panel.
Featured speakers:

TBD

Beatriz Gonzalez
Director, Scott Brownrigg,
Panel Moderator
 

Alix GreenPartner, DS2

Alix Green
Partner, DS2
 

Angela RussellSenior Managing Director, Greystar

Angela Russell
Senior Managing Director, Greystar
 

Robin EverallHead of Development, Europe at Oxford Properties Group

Robin Everall
Head of Development, Europe at Oxford Properties Group

Roundtables


9am
Roundtable 1: Recognising bias
There is strength within our differences, and from this strength we can learn from others and build our leadership skills.

Panelists, including Karen Clements, ExCo Lead for Inspire and Head of Valuation & Advisory and Asset Services, Cushman & Wakefield, Dr Naeema Pasha, Director of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Director of Henley Careers and Professional Development, Henley School of Business and Julian Hindmarsh, Partner and Head of Real Estate, Howard Kennedy, will come together for an open dialogue about recognising biases and educating ourselves to become stronger leaders and better allies. Professor Emerita Ginny Gibson, and CREW UK Board Member, will moderate this panel.

Featured speakers:

Ginny GibsonProfessor Emerita, Henley Business School Reading University, CREW UK Board MemberModerator

Ginny Gibson
Professor Emerita, Henley Business School Reading University, CREW UK Board Member Moderator
Roundtable Moderator
 

Dr. Naeema PashaDirector of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and Director of Henley Careers and Professional Development

Dr. Naeema Pasha
EMEA Director of Behavioral Science at CoachHub
 

Julian HindmarshPartner and Head of Real Estate, Howard Kennedy

Julian Hindmarsh
Partner and Head of Real Estate, Howard Kennedy
 

Karen ClementsExCo Lead for Inspire and Head of Valuation & Advisory and Asset ServicesCushman & Wakefield

Karen Clements
ExCo Lead for Inspire and Head of Valuation & Advisory and Asset Services Cushman & Wakefield
 


10:10am
Roundtable 2: Leadership in the face of global challenges
Inflation, political conflicts and the pandemic have created uncertainty in our current market. How do we navigate through these uncertainties to guide clients and deliver resilient initiatives? 

Join an informative roundtable, including Deirdre Foley, Owner and CEO, D2 Private, Catherine Webster, Executive Director of Investment & Strategy, Quintain and CREW UK Mentor, Chris Hayward, Senior Managing Director, Global Corporate Realty Services - Citi to talk about leadership in the face of global challenges.  Vanessa Hale, Head of Research & Insights, BNP Real Estate, and CREW UK Mentor, will moderate this panel.
Featured speakers:

Vanessa HaleHead of Research & InsightsBNP Paribas Real EstateRoundtable Moderator

Vanessa Hale
Head of Research & Insights, BNP Paribas Real Estate
Roundtable Moderator
 

Catherine WebsterExecutive Director of Investment & Strategy, Quintain and Co-Chair, Creative Land Trust

Catherine Webster
Executive Director of Investment & Strategy, Quintain and Co-Chair, Creative Land Trust
 

Chris HaywardGlobal Head of Realty and Resource and Location Strategies, Citi

Chris Hayward
Global Head of Realty and Resource and Location Strategies, Citi


11:20am
Roundtable 3: How to manage multi-generational teams
The UK’s expanding workforce includes five generations. For London based CRE executives, this presents managers leading teams with many opportunities — and challenges as well. As new talent joins the workplace and experienced professionals delay retirement, how do we best support everyone?   

Join Riah Patel, Director, CBRE, Blanka Thibaud, Real Estate Transactions Manager, AWS, Amazon and Steve Moore, Head of Human Resources, C&W, who will discuss how to guide and manage multi-generational teams. Naomi Sakamoto, Studio Director, Gensler and CREW UK Mentor, will moderate this panel.
Featured speakers:

Naomi SakamotoStudio Director, GenslerRoundtable Moderator

Naomi Sakamoto
Studio Director, Gensler
 

Riah PatelDirector, Student AccommodationsCBRE UK

Riah Patel
Director, Student Accommodations CBRE UK
 

Blanka ThibaudReal Estate Transactions Manager, AWS, Amazon

Blanka Thibaud
Real Estate Transactions Manager, AWS, Amazon
 

Steve MooreHead of HR (Interim)Cushman & Wakefield

Steve Moore
Head of HR (Interim) Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Interviews


9am
Panel 1: Women in Leadership
Global leaders are constantly facing new challenges and barriers—and are overcoming them.

Join Jennie Dorsaint, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, CREW UK Board member and CREW UK Mentor, Kirsty Shearer, Development Director, Agilite Solutions and Rebekah Tobias, Managing Director, Marcol and CREW UK Mentor, to gain valuable knowledge, explore business and leadership insights and share lessons learned.  Wendy Mann, CEO CREW Network will moderate this panel.
Featured speakers:

Wendy CEO, CREW Network and Session Moderator

Wendy Mann
CEO, CREW Network
Session Moderator
 

Jennie Dorsaint, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright and CREW UK Board Member

Jennie Dorsaint
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
 

Rebekah Tobias, Managing Director, Marcol

Rebekah Tobias
Managing Director, Marcol
 


10:10am
Interview 2: Economic Outlook for 2023 
With a looming recession, climbing inflation and increasing interest rates, what does this mean for real estate investors and growth within the sector? 

Join Margaret Doyle, Head of Clients & Markets, Financial Services and Real Estate, Deloitte and TomSimmons, Senior Economist, Deloitte, for an in-depth discussion about what will drive and challenge the global economy into 2023 and beyond, and how the market disruptors will influence real estate.  Siobhan Godley, Partner | Tax | UK Real Estate Leader | Deloitte and CREW UK Mentor and Board Chair, will moderate this discussion.  
Featured speakers:

Siobhan GodleyPartner, TaxUK Real Estate LeaderDeloitteSession Moderator

Siobhan Godley
Partner, Tax UK Real Estate Leader Deloitte
Session Moderator
 

Margaret DoyleHead of Clients & Markets, Financial Services and Real Estate, Deloitte

Margaret Doyle
Head of Clients & Markets, Financial Services and Real Estate, Deloitte
 


11:20am
Interview 3: Asynchronous communications for hybrid work environments
With the return to the office and remote working continuing to unfold, workplace dynamics are changing. CREW UK is asking an important question: how are leaders engaging and empowering within flexible work environments?

Join Philip Ross, Founder & CEO - UnGroup and Cordless Group, for a valuable interview about asynchronous communications supporting the hybrid work model.  Laurence Girod, Head of Enterprise Solutions, EMEA Global Occupier Services, Cushman & Wakefield, and CREW Formation Team Member and Mentorship Lead, will moderate this discussion.  
Featured speakers:

Laurence GirodHead of Enterprise Solutions, EMEA Global Occupier ServicesCushman & WakefieldSession Moderator

Laurence Girod
Head of Enterprise Solutions, EMEA Global Occupier Services Cushman & Wakefield
Session Moderator
 

Philip RossFounder and CEO UnGroup and Cordless Group

Philip Ross
Founder and CEO UnGroup and Cordless Group