1 Big Day


The 2018 Big Day took place on 19 April 2018 at The Mermaid London, Puddle Dock London EC4V 3DB.

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Is it ever as bad as you think?

Gerald Ashley - Advisor, broadcaster and writer on change, risk and decision making

Planning for Brexit

Ruth Lea CBE - Economic Adviser of the Arbuthnot Banking Group PLC
Steven Toft - Organisational Analyst, Change Leader and Programme Manager

Breakout 1: Navigating the Stakeholders

stakeholders.jpgCovering the pitfalls, problems and solutions in obtaining investment from key business stakeholders in the Corporate Real Estate agenda, this workshop will provide a social, informative and engaging networking experience for the participants. By initiating conversations based on personal experience, the session will help to identify and discuss the challenges faced by CRE when engaging on key topics including finance, HR, employees, shareholders and IT. At the end of this session the data will be collected and a report will be distributed to all attendees, providing an overview of common issues encountered.

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Breakout 2: Landlords &Tenants - Is the relationship changing?

John Duckworth - Managing Director UK & EMEA, The Instant Group
Helen Causer - Senior Projects Director (Asset Management), Argent
Emily Prideaux - Head of Leasing, Derwent
Gearoid Collins - Country Manager IWG Ireland

The role of Corporate Real Estate and Corporate Strategy

Carolyn Fairbairn - Director-General, CBI
Tom Carroll - Head of EMEA Corporate Research, JLL


Decision-making in the most uncertain environments

Richard Parks