Abigail Dean, TH Real Estate

Abigail Dean With 10 years of experience, Abigail joined the business in 2016 to lead on sustainability, and help TH Real Estate deliver on its mission to invest in Tomorrow’s World. Abigail oversees the Sustainability Strategy, which positions us as a global leader on Environmental, Social and Governance issues, and ensures the business is well placed to pursue growth opportunities, whilst minimising the risk of accelerated depreciation and early obsolescence within TH Real Estate’s portfolio of assets. Abigail previously worked at JLL, where she led on sustainability for the Property and Asset Management business, embedding it into core processes and deliverables. Particular achievements include the successful integration of sustainability into procurement and supply chain management, the roll out of a rigorous ISO14001 certified Environmental Management System, and the standardisation of deliverables to clients. Abigail is an active member of the Better Buildings Partnership and sits on a number of their working groups. She has also contributed to the Word Green Building Council’s Better Places for People campaign, by taking part in the Health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Retail working 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?

  • David Hirst

    David Hirst Head of Operations Real Estate UK, Executive Director UBS


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


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