Podcast | Ryan Simonetti, CEO and co-founder, Convene

Ryan Simonetti is the CEO and co-founder of Convene, the company that designs and services premium places to work, meet, and host inspiring events. His unique expertise in real estate acquisitions, development, and structured finance has helped catapult Convene to become a pioneer in the commercial real estate industry.

Podcast | Brian Bickell, Shaftesbury

Brian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1976. He joined Shaftesbury when it was formed in 1986, and was Finance Director from its float on the London Stock Exchange in 1987 until he became Chief Executive in 2011.

Podcast | James Saunders, Quintain

James Saunders was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Quintain in October 2019.

James was previously Chief Operating Officer of Quintain and has been a main board director since 2017. As Chief Operating Officer, James led the place-making and estate management at Wembley Park, commercial partnerships, group marketing, IT and health and safety.

Podcast | Sadie Morgan, dRMM

Sadie Morgan is a Co-Founding Director of leading architectural practice dRMM, along with Alex de Rijke and Philip Marsh. Over a 25-year career, Sadie has played a key role in the advocacy of exemplary design and architecture, through her professional practice and advisory roles. Read more about Sadie here.

Podcast | Graham Craig

Graeme is TfL’s Commercial Development Director and is responsible for its land and property across the capital. This includes an Estate Management function that manages over 5,500 acres of operational land and over 30 offices buildings across London.

Podcast | Jacob Loftus

Jacob Loftus is Founder and CEO of General Projects, a design-led real estate developer that creates experiential and sustainable buildings, designed around the needs of the new economy. With a focus on the changing nature of the home and the workplace, General Projects collaborates with architects, designers, creatives and tech experts to deliver environments that inspire people and connect communities.