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

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
Support Providing the tools and resources required for members to fulfil their educational and professional development goals
Networking Recognition as the primary convention point for all young professionals working in REF and to build upon the current CREFC networking opportunities



YPREF in 2018 Year to Date…

ING hosted an Exclusive YPREF Wine Tasting Evening.

YPREF Afternoon at the Spring Conference 2018


What the group achieved in 2017…  

Networking at The Water Poet on 8 March & 13 July

Morning educational seminar at Ashurst focused on “Negotiating points for Borrowers on Facility Agreements”  on 28 March

Educational Afternoon at our Spring Conference

Morning Seminar at Herbert Smith Freehills focusing on Hedging where over 100 young professionals were in attendance

Pizza & Prosecco networking event

Morning of education on 14 November at our Autumn Conference

Read about the core group who are working with us to deliver events and new initiatives for the younger REF professionals.YPREF is co-chaired by: David Holt, JLL & Anushree Srivavstav, ING

Register your interest to become part of this network.  Contact Rachel Smith at CREFC Europe