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Middle East Real Estate Forum – Abu Dhabi

25 April 2017


The Middle East Real Estate Forum begins in Abu Dhabi today, Tuesday 25 April, at Jumeirah, Etihad Towers. 

The programme for the UK and UAE delegation will start with a keynote presentation from Philip Parham, British Ambassador to the UAE on Global Britain and the Gulf. This will be followed by a presentation on the London property market by Cluttons head of research Faisal Durrani.

A panel of UK government representatives and some of the biggest names in UK real estate, will then discuss schemes in some of the fastest-growing cities and regions of the UK that are ripe for investment.

The panel, chaired by EG editor Damian Wild, will include:

  • Sir Edward Lister - Special Adviser to the UK DiT / Chairman, Homes & Communities Agency / former Deputy Mayor of London
  • Pete Gladwell - head of public sector partnerships, Legal & General Investment Management – Real Assets
  • Jackie Sadek - chief executive, UK Regeneration/Chairwoman, Northern Gateway Development Zone - Cheshire
  • Steve Morgan - senior partner, Cluttons
  • Simon Marshall - joint chief executive, Scarborough International Properties

A networking lunch will be followed by a presentation on Abu Dhabi in the region before the delegation return to Dubai.