Our speakers are invited for their ability to inspire and provoke, to offer need-to-know intelligence and share ground-breaking ideas and solutions for the challenges facing the those responsible for shaping our cities.

Alongside industry key players and innovators, relevant outside voices will throw down the gauntlet to the real estate industry and offer insight on how other industries are tackling big global issues.

Past LREF speakers

Ian Stewart, Partner, Chief Economist, Deloitte
Helen Barrett, Editor, Financial Times
Tony Pidgley CBE, Chairman, Berkeley Group
Fayann Simpson, Group Board Members, L&Q
Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham
Tony Travers, Director, LSE London
Nickie Aiken, Leader, Westminster City Council
Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration & Skills
Robert Evans, Executive Director, Argent LLP
Joanna Averley, Head of Urban Design and Integration, High Speed Two
David Biggs, Managing Director, Network Rail
Stephen Guy, Chief Integration Officer & Chief of Staff, McCann Worldgroup
Dipa Joshi, Partner, Fletcher Priest Architects
James Saunders, Chief Operating Officer, Quintain
Lucy Musgrave, Founding Director, Publica
Pat Hayes, Managing Director, Be First
Dr Glenn Crocker MBE, Head of UK Life Sciences, JLL
Sara Turnbull, Founder & Director, WorkWild
Sara Turnbull, Founder & Director, WorkWild
Bruce Daisley, former EMEA vice-president, Twitter
Shifa Mustafa, Executive Director Place, LB Croydon
Kathryn Harrison, Business Partner for CIB, Deutsche Bank
Anil Menon, Global President, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco
Sarah Hill, Chief Planner & CEO, Greater Sydney Commission
Prof. Greg Clark CBE, Global Advisor on Cities
Andrew Fassam, Senior Director (Strategic Projects), Urban Redevelopment Authority, Singapore
Chiara Corazza, Managing Director, Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society, previously Managing Director of the Greater Paris Investment Agency
Chris Heap, Digital Transformation Lead, Retail & Consumer, Microsoft
Ana Ariño, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, New York City Economic Development Corporation

Speakers to be announced soon.