Sophie is an associate solicitor at Ashurst LLP advising on all aspects of real estate law including sale and leasebacks, disposals, acquisitions and general estate management. Sophie acts for a variety of investment and development clients and provides real estate support on corporate transactions. Sophie's recent experience includes setting up and training an asset management unit to service her clients' high volume asset management work.
Sophie read Classics at New Hall College Cambridge from 2004 - 2007 and has been an active member of the SSG committee since 2012 working primarily as Careers Officer for key annual CULS events such as the Careers in Property Fair at the Guildhall in Cambridge and the SSG Halloween Wine Tasting event in London!
Allen is Associate with GreenOak in London. He is involved in origination, underwriting and execution for the GreenOak debt business in Europe. Prior to GreenOak, Allen worked for Tishman Speyer in the European portfolio management team. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MPhil in Real Estate Finance, and from Trinity College Dublin with a Bachelor of Business Studies.
Final Year Economics Student
Lydia is in her final year studying Economics, graduating in 2019. She interned as a Summer Analyst in the Real Estate team at BlackRock in 2018. During the internship, she assisted the UK Property Fund and Real Estate Securities teams. After graduation, Lydia will return to BlackRock on the graduate scheme, joining the Investment Team for the BlackRock UK Property fund.
Associate at Palmer Capital
Phil Latham is an Associate at Palmer Capital in London. He works in the investment team and covers underwriting and execution of new acquisitions as well as the strategic management of committed funds. Prior to Palmer Capital, Phil worked for Hedge Fund manager Christophe Reech with a focus on real estate private equity and Central London developments. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MPhil in Real Estate Finance, and from Newcastle University, with a Bachelor of Accounting & Finance.
Strategy Associate, British Land
TK is an Associate at British Land’s strategy and investments team, and works with the Board on a range of strategy projects across sectors. TK’s recent experience includes setting up the business’ flexible workspace portfolio and developing strategy for the business’ London office campuses. He is also responsible for the team’s graduate recruitment activities.
TK joined British Land in 2014 and holds an MPhil in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge. He is undertaking APC training for RICS qualification.
Associate Director, WeWork
Hugh is Associate Director with WeWork in London. He is involved in structuring, underwriting and negotiating high impact occupier transactions in UK&I. Prior to WeWork, Hugh worked for NewRiver REIT as a Retail Asset Manager on their Southern Shopping Centre Portfolio, and prior to that at Hark Group (now Revington Hark) as a Investment Analyst. He graduated from Cambridge University with an MPhil in Real Estate Finance.