CoreNet Global's UK Chapter announces Vice President
18 September 2018, London - CoreNet Global’s UK Chapter has appointed Director of EMEA Corporate Solutions at JLL, Christina Sigliano, as 2019 Vice President of its chapter.
Succeeding Sam Pickering, as he becomes chapter President, Christina will use her comprehensive knowledge of the corporate real estate sector and her proven commitment to the Chapter to support Sam in implementing the UK Chapter’s long-term strategy, and ensure members continue to be engaged and invested in the future of CoreNet and the CRE industry.
Having been an active CoreNet member for 15 years, both in the UK and Australia, Christina will continue to support the member-focussed strategy which is centred on learning, collaboration and networking opportunities. Her role as Vice President will see her take the President role in 2020.
James Crisp, President of CoreNet Global’s UK Chapter, comments: “Having implemented a strong succession plan in recent years, our Chapter is better structured and more consistent than ever before. I am delighted that Christina, who has been part of the Chapter Operations Committee and latterly the Executive Board, will take over as Vice President of the UK Chapter next year and go on to be President in 2020.
Our Executive Committee and Operating Committee teams consist of a range of disciplines from across the sector, including end users with three currently on the Executive board, consultants and service providers. Having such diverse committees puts us in a position where we have been able to create and implement a consistent strategy suited to all CRE professionals, leaving the UK Chapter in a strong position for the future.”
CoreNet Global UK Chapter Young Leaders - Be Aware
QPCR - CoreNet’s newest professional designation, the Qualified Professional of Corporate Real Estate. It is designed for those with less than 5 years of corporate real experience and is delivered digitally through virtual classroom seminars and eLearning courses. The introductory price includes a free Global Summit registration. Those in the program thus far are giving it rave reviews. Learn more here.
Mentor Match - To further bolster our Young Leader value proposition, we also launched the Mentor Match platform last fall and have paired more than 400 mentors and mentees virtually for 60-day sessions. The next mentoring session will begin September 1st. To improve the offering, we are producing a series of 12 five-minute videos that provide tips and training for mentors and mentees. Learn more here.
Webinar: Introduction to CoreNet Global Mentoring Programme
Please find the recording of this excellent webinar here:
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This webinar will introduce the CoreNet Global mentoring scheme and will outline:
- The purpose/benefits of Mentor Match
- Creating a profileNavigating the website
- Maximising the mentoring experience
CoreNet Global strives to deliver value to its members at each stage of their career. Mentoring is one way to assist members to connect in a meaningful way. By participating, Mentors and Mentees can connect with other like-minded professionals.
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The UK Chapter of CoreNet Global has been awarded ‘Large/Mega Chapter of the Year’ at the Global Awards and Recognition dinner, held last week at the Global Summit in Seattle.
The UK Chapter has been recognised for its membership recruitment, growth and retention strategies, delivery of value proposition and diversity of local programmes, innovative programming, it’s focus on Young Leader development and CRE professionals as well as its alignment with CoreNet Global’s Strategic Plan, during the financial year of 2017.
This is a first for the Chapter that has spent the last year working hard to retain and grow its membership through sharing news and adding value with a range of educational and social events.
President, Ben Johnson, who was there to collect the award said, “It’s an exciting time to be part of CoreNet’s UK Chapter. In the last year alone, we have had 69 new members join against the long-term average of 44, and the Young Leaders is the fastest growing group with 31 new members - more than double to prior years. We’re a growing chapter and want to continue to provide our members with the highest quality events and learning.
“We’ve implemented several new initiatives, including a quarterly newsletter to keep members informed, reinvigorated our website, and have a social media strategy in place to promote the best parts of being a member of our chapter. To win this award is testament to the hard work the team at operating and executive level put in.”
Over the last year the Chapter has also implemented an innovative events programme that provides members and non-members a range of informative events with balanced topics, taking into consideration economic, social and political events shaping the industry.