|Date & Time:||September 26, 2017 5:30 pm|
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.
- Paul Clark: Moderator and committee member of CULS
- Professor Hiram Samel: The opening talk will cover what has changed in the political spectrum over the last 18 months and give us some ideas about how these changes will affect business and real assets.
- Professor Andrew Baum: The second talk will take from Andrew Baum’s latest publication, PropTech 3.0: the future of Real Estate, and will map the emerging sector and focus in particular on the impact of tech change on the character of the asset class.
- Yolande Barnes: The third talk will take from Yolande’s latest research and give an insight into how we are living differently, specifically the evolution of the city
- Lottie Tollman: The last talk will conclude the formal presentation and focus on the latest research being undertaken by the Cushman Team, and specifically what trends and opportunities should we be thinking about when thinking about the immediate future.
Paul leads the 40-strong Development team at GL Hearn and brings nearly 20 years’ experience in complex development consultancy, transactions and land strategy. With a broad background in Planning and Development, provides a fully integrated and comprehensive development consultancy offer to public, charitable and private clients.
In addition to the day-job, in 2016 Paul spent nine months on part-time secondment with the UK Government as a special advisor to the Housing Estate Regeneration team, reporting to the Housing Minister and Lord Heseltine. He has been previously voted as one of the “Hot 100” rising stars of the property industry and as one of Property Week magazine’s “40 under 40”. Paul is a dual-qualified Chartered Town Planner (MRTPI) and a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) and is a committee member of the Cambridge University Land Society. Paul holds degrees from the universities of Nottingham, UCL and Cambridge.
Professor Hiram Samel
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
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.
Registration is at 5.30pm for a 6pm start, and the discussion will be followed by a drinks reception.