Join us for an insightful YPREF morning on Thursday 9 November at the offices of Ashurst. Sessions will be: Interest Rates by ING, Real Estate Finance Market Outlook by Savills, Build to Rent keynote and panel discussion, a talk on Workplace Anxiety and Mindfulness finished off with some speed networking with your fellow peers.

Places will be limited, view the full agenda and register interest below.


Registration and Breakfast
Welcome Remarks

Rebecca Peek, Mizrahi Tefahot-Bank

Keynote: Interest Rates
Central bank rates are reaching their peak and the countdown to rate cuts has started. James Smith will walk through the outlook for the major economies as growth fears gradually return, and will look at inflation and whether we’re heading for a 1970’s style ‘second wave’.

Presented by James Smith, Developed Markets Economist, ING
Real Estate Market Outlook
The Savills Market Research team will provide a UK Market Update.
The commercial market update will analyse the current market dynamics of the retail, office, industrial and investment markets.  The residential market update will provide a national overview of the housing market and will focus on recent trends in values, activity and supply, along with a market outlook.

Presented by Dan Hill, Residential Research and Deri Ashford, Commercial Research, Savills. 



Keynote & Panel Discussion: Build to Rent

Our panel discussion will focus on the current and future challenges for BTR including: market fundamentals and pricing, liquidity of the market, the future of rental growth in the sector, and the unique aspects of financing build to rent.


Nigel Allsopp, Senior Director of Investment Strategy & Research, Greystar

Polly Simpson, Head of Multifamily Development, Savills 

Fiammetta Granchi, VP of European Debt Investments, LaSalle Investment Management 

Emma Lane, Relationship Director, Global Investors & Listed Clients, Lloyds Bank 




Keynote: Workplace Anxiety and Mindfulness
In challenging markets professionals are likely to experience an increase in work related anxiety. Richard Martin will deliver a session focusing on anxiety in the workplace and ways to combat it. He will also introduce the Mindful Business Charter (MBC), a framework to facilitate discussions around wellbeing in teams and healthy working practices.  The session will end with a guided mindfulness session run by Martina Vogelsang and Joanne Eaton from Barclays.

Richard Martin, Director of Health and Wellbeing, Byrne Dean and CEO, Mindful Business Charter
Martina Vogelsang, Assistant Vice President, Trade & Working Capital Business Management, Barclays
Joanne Eaton, Director, Risk Services: Control Oversight, Barclays.
Speed Networking 
The morning will close with a quick, targeted, session of Speed Networking.
 Closing Remarks
Joan Jackson, Associate Director - Commercial Valuation, Savills, YPREF Chair


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