Keith Burman, ManagementPlus Group

Keith Burman Keith Burman joined ManagementPlus in February 2014, to focus on the growth of the group’s European real estate and private equity fund clients. Formerly with State Street Corporation, Keith was Senior Managing Director in their EMEA private equity and real estate administration business, responsible for Product Management and Client Service Management, as well as head of their Luxembourg Alternative Investment Solutions office. Prior to his tenure at State Street, he spent 8 years building the Brown Brothers Harriman real estate and private equity administration business to a team of over 100 staff and US$50 billion in assets under administration. Keith is a 20-year veteran of the investment industry, who qualified initially as a Chartered Real Estate Valuation and Investment Surveyor while working for Jones Lang Lasalle and Lasalle Investment Management. Now a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, he also brings experience in Real Estate and Private Equity Alternative Fund Structuring, Fund Administration, Anti-MoneyLaundering, and Depositary. Over the years, Keith has also been engaged in Corporate Governance, Real Estate Investment Management, Product and Operational Strategy Development and Research into Real Estate and Alternative Funds topics. He is widely recognized in Luxembourg as a leading expert in Real Estate and Private Equity fund administration and depositary services as well as the rules promulgated under the EU’s AIFM Directive.
09.00-09.10

Chairman's welcome and introduction

  • Keith Burman

    Keith Burman Partner, Independent Director & Conducting Officer ManagementPlus Group


09.30-10.20

Market developments, regulation, tax, technology: What keeps RE asset managers up at night?

An overview of what real estate experts consider game changers and hot topics. How do they prepare and adapt? How ensure stability in a changing environment?


10.50-11.35

Responsible decision-making: coupling sustainability and profitability

ESG is on the rise. ‘Green’, social and governance criteria increasingly influence strategy, investment decisions, reporting and marketing. How are asset managers integrating ESG in their internal processes? What are clients asking for? And what about profitability in this new paradigm?


11.35-12.25

It's all about the investor

Capital raising, structuring, distribution – how to reach and please the investor


14.00-14.10

Chairperson's introduction & Presentation of the REIF Study

  • Keith Burman

    Keith Burman Partner, Independent Director & Conducting Officer ManagementPlus Group


14.50-15.30

Every pot has its lid - solutions for product developers

Specialising in property types: aged care facilities, student housing, residential property, co-working spaces, etc


16.00-16.45

Build, buy or borrow-Which operating model is the key to success over the next 10 years?

Which operating model is going to unlock the doors to a successful future?
Is your operating model robust enough to manage the transformation the RE industry is facing?
Hear different views on the market from various players.


16.45-17.15

PropTech, the new kid on the block

Blockchain, tokenisation, crypto: rethinking property ownership


17.15-17.45

Substance and oversight: moving targets requiring undivided attention

Interview Marco Zwick on CSSF 18/697 and 18/698.
Role and responsibility of governing bodies are evolving, management companies are bustling, while delegation and oversight remain centre stage