The Future of Real Estate seminar will look beyond the immediate investment horizon to explore the very nature of the industry and how it is changing. Paul Clark, Development Director at GL Hearn, will be moderating a panel of academics and industry experts who will discuss the major themes in the industry today. Organised in conjunction with the Cambridge University Land Society (CULS), the seminar will take place on Tuesday 26 September from 5:30pm at 280 High Holborn, London.
After the discussion, there will be the opportunity for Q&A and networking as well as drinks.
Professor Hiram Samel is an Associate Professor of International Business at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.
His research draws on multiple disciplines including comparative political economy, technology strategy, the economics of innovation and labour studies. He is specifically interested in how firms and states manage in external environments characterised by a high degree of market, technological and/or regulatory uncertainty. Hiram brings extensive management experience to his research, having been an entrepreneur for 25 years before receiving his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2013. He is an investor in, and director of, a variety of early-stage companies. He is also on the advisory board of the Boston Review and a trustee of various non-profit organisations.
Professor Andrew Baum has combined business and academic life for the last 25 years. He has spent the majority of this time working with institutional real estate investors in developing global property investment strategies.
Andrew is chairman of Property Funds Research, a real estate consulting and research business, chairman of Newcore Capital Management, a fund manager, and advisor to several other real estate organisations including CBRE Global Investors, Redevco and Ashby Capital. Andrew held the Chair in Land Management at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, from 1989 to 2013 and was founder in 2002 of the Reading Real Estate Foundation. He was appointed Emeritus Professor at Reading in 2013. He was Honorary Professor of Real Estate Investment at the University of Cambridge from 2009 to 2014, and a Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge from 2011 to 2014. He is a visiting professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, USA, and was appointed Visiting Professor of Management Practice at the University of Oxford in 2013. He is also a prolific writer and author or co-author of several textbooks with combined sales of over 60,000.
Yolande Barnes is Head of Savills World Research.
With over 30 years’ experience in property research, her areas of focus are, World Cities, the movement of international capital in real estate, the impact of social, economic and environmental trends on all sectors of real estate markets, global urbanism and mixed use issues. Having established the Savills Residential Research department in 1989, Yolande’s research techniques have extended to global markets and her remit has extended to all types of cross-border real estate, in both established and emerging markets. Her work involves providing thought leadership and running a global research programme to provide sophisticated, market-orientated advice on all aspects of real estate, global wealth flows and market trends. She writes regularly for research publications, national and international newspapers on a variety of property-related topics and regularly appears on television and radio.
Lottie Tollman is a Partner at Cushman & Wakefield in the newly established Transformation Team. The Transformation Team is believed to be the first of its kind in the agency world and covers the firm’s EMEA region.
The team specialises in identifying disintermediation and disruption patterns and opportunities in order to ensure that Cushman remains a leader of change in the real estate industry. Lottie has extensive experience in Corporate Real Estate, specifically within the field of International Valuation & Advisory. Prior to the launch of the Transformation Team Lottie was on a secondment within the Cushman & Wakefield EMEA Executive team working alongside John Forrester among others and was heavily involved with the merger and integration of the DTZ and Cushman & Wakefield businesses. Lottie is an active member of Women in Property and guest lecturer at the Danube University, Krems, Austria.
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