Young Professionals in Real Estate Finance (YPREF)

Europe’s sole networking group dedicated to CRE lending professionals and advisors with less than 10 years industry experience

YPREF is chaired by: Anushree Srivavstav at ING Bank. Scroll down to see the core committee.

Communication Promoting and encouraging avenues of communication within the REF industry young professional community and beyond;
Education Assisting with career development by providing an educational platform through a combination of peer learning and access to leading REF professionals, including for mentoring
Support Providing the tools and resources required for members to fulfil their educational and professional development goals
Networking Recognition as the primary meeting point for all young professionals working in REF and to build upon the current CREFC Europe networking opportunities



Events are free to YPREF from member firms with the exception of any events marked *

January CMBS Seminar – hosted by Clifford Chance – over 80 in attendance  
  Pfandbrief Lending Seminar – hosted by Knight Frank – over 60 in attendance  
20 March Wine Tasting Evening “A journey of Spanish wines” – hosted by ING  
17 May YPREF Morning Educational Session – information can be found here  
  A series of summer roundtables  
31 July How to Value – hosted by Savills*  
20 August How to Law – hosted by Latham and Watkins*  
17 September Networking Quiz – hosted by Knight Frank
21 November YPREF Morning Educational Session 

Register your interest to become part of this network.  Contact Sadika Ahmad

YPREF Core Commitee:

AIG Asset Management Michael Shneerson
Alston & Bird Sherry Scrivens
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Petya Petrova
CBRE Ltd Fathima Haniffa
Cairn Capital Hugo Glover
DRC Capital Mark Gibbard
ING Real Estate Finance Anushree Srivastav
JLL Liz Levingston
Knight Frank Jaspreet Gill /Victoria Murray
Latham & Watkins Ben Rodger
PGIM Real Estate Finance James Day
Savills Joan Jackson