Our speakers are invited for their ability to inspire and provoke, to offer need-to-know intelligence and share ground-breaking ideas and solutions for the challenges facing the those responsible for shaping our cities.

Alongside industry key players and innovators, relevant outside voices will throw down the gauntlet to the real estate industry and offer insight on how other industries are tackling big global issues.

Past editions speakers

Nickie Aiken
Leader, Westminster City Council

Ana Ariño
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, New York City Economic Development Corporation

Joanna Averley
Head of Urban Design and Integration, High Speed Two

Helen Barrett
Editor, Financial Times

David Biggs Managing Director, Network Rail

Prof. Greg Clark CBE
Global Advisor on Cities

Chiara Corazza
Managing Director, Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society, previously Managing Director of the Greater Paris Investment Agency

Dr Glenn Crocker MBE
Head of UK Life Sciences, JLL

Bruce Daisley
former EMEA vice-president, Twitter

Robert Evan
Executive Director, Argent LLP

Andrew Fassam
Senior Director (Strategic Projects), Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore

Rokhsana Fiaz
Mayor of Newham

Stephen Guy
Chief Integration Officer & Chief of Staff, McCann Worldgroup

Kathryn Harrison
Business Partner for CIB, Deutsche Bank

Pat Hayes
Managing Director, Be First

Chris Heap
Digital Transformation Lead, Retail & Consumer, Microsoft

Sarah Hill
Chief Planner & CEO, Greater Sydney Commission

Dipa Joshi
Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects

Anil Menon
Global President, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco

Lucy Musgrave
Founding Director, Publica

Shifa Mustafa
Executive Director Place, LB Croydon

Tony Pidgley CBE
Chairman, Berkeley Group

Jules Pipe
Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration & Skills

James Saunders
Chief Operating Officer, Quintain

Fayann Simpson
Group Board Members, L&Q

Ian Stewart
Partner, Chief Economist, Deloitte

Tony Travers
Director, LSE London

Sara Turnbull
Founder & Director, WorkWild

2021 speakers to be announced soon.

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Ian Stewart

Partner, Chief Economist, Deloitte

2021  |  Economics

Tony Travers

Director, LSE London

2020  |  Economics

Sara Turnbull

Founder & Director, WorkWild

2020  |  Social Enterprise