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Middle East Real Estate Forum – Abu Dhabi

25 April 2017

DAY 1: BUILDING A POWERHOUSE

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.