Europe’s sole networking group dedicated to CRE lending professionals and advisors with less than 10 years' industry experience.
YPREF is chaired by: Joan Jackson, YPREF chair-elect Reena Banga and Immediate Past Chair Michael Shneerson. 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 Below is a snapshot of YPREF events and CREFCE events open to YPREF in 2022.
Below is a snapshot of YPREF events and CREFCE events open to YPREF in 2023.
|How to Lend||Tuesday 4 April||YPREF ONLY|
|Quiz Night Fundraiser||Wednesday 14 June||YPREF ONLY|
|YPREF Speed Networking ||Wednesday 12 July||YPREF ONLY|
|Autumn Speed Networking||Thursday 9 November||YPREF ONLY|
We are delighted to have kicked off our joint mentoring program with the Association of Real Estate Funds, to offer mentees from each of our networks an even broader range of potential mentors.
Registration for this program is now closed as the 2023 program has begun.
We’re pleased to be able to deliver tour quarterly newsletters dedicated to YPREF. We encourage you to review, reflect and respond to us. We hope you enjoy the read and welcome any feedback.
Members can read previous YPREF Quarterly's here.
Register your interest to become part of this network. Contact Carol Wilkie
YPREF Core Commitee:
|Reena Banga||Cheyne Capital||Chair Elect|
|Michael Shneerson||AIG Asset Management||Immediate Past Chair|
|Sherry Scrivens||Alston & Bird|
|Julia Laskowska||Bank of America|
|Sophie McGovern||ING Real Estate Finance|
|Ben Whittington||Knight Frank|
|Fiammetta Granchi||LaSalle Investment Management|
|Abigail Wiggins||Lloyds Banking Group|
|Gabriella McCoy-Jones||Simmons & Simmons|