London Real Estate Forum Agenda

Wednesday 12 June 2019

HAC Showgrounds

10:30 - 11:00: Podcast - Real Estate and Telecoms

Mobile digital connectivity is essential to any modern economy, but digital networks require a substantial amount of apparatus to enable their operation. Network apparatus was situated on buildings in urban locations, with the agreement of the real estate owners, but changes to legislation have caused landlords and telecoms network providers to clash. How can the two parties find a way forward seeking to provide necessary equipment – within the scope of the legislation?


John Gravett, Head of Real Estate Management, Cluttons

Belinda Fawcett, General Counsel and Director of Property and Estates, Cornerstone

Michael Watson, Head of Property Litigation, Shulmans

Moderator: Damian Wild, Editor-in-Chief, EG


11:30 - 12:00: Podcast – The power of collaboration in a post-Brexit world

A discussion about the role of the real estate sector in promoting Britain in the aftermath of Brexit. Regardless of whether we eventually leave the EU or not; and regardless of the deal (or not) we agree, UK business has been impacted. How do we ensure the public and private sectors keep working together with communities to build the long-term prosperity of the UK?


Martyn Saunders, Director, Avison Young

Melanie Williams, Partner, DWF

Tim Lowe, Managing Director, Lowe Guardian

Martyn Evans, Creative Director, U+I

Jason Hawthorne, Founding Director, VU.CITY

Moderator: Rhiannon Curry, Collaborators Editor, EG




14:00 - 14:30: Podcast - Future Female Leaders: Shouting about our success

Women are often reminded to take a step forward and highlight achievements in order to get ahead. But how do you practically take that step? And is self-promotion the only path to success in gender diversity? Hear more about how the real estate industry is supporting Future Female Leaders.


Katie Whipp, Head of Client Development, Cluttons

Monique Sutherland, UK Head of Development, DLA Piper

Sarah Lloyd-Hughes, Founder, Ginger Public Speaking

Thomasin Renshaw, Director of Development, Grosvenor

Catherine Schaefer, Head of HR, Nuveen

Moderator: Sam McClary, Editor, EG