Claire Rick is Head of Public Affairs for Assura plc. Claire joined Assura after seven years managing media relations and campaigns for the Children’s Food Trust charity, and earlier roles in the press office of regional development agency One North East and as a broadcast journalist in newsrooms across the North West, Wales and the West Midlands.View the profile
My passions are property, Proptech, venture capital, and technology. I am a venture capital investor actively investing in PropTech start-ups and property services businesses.I write a regular column on Management Today, and occasionally on industry journals Estates Gazette and Property Week.View the profile
Gregory is the Founder of A/O PropTech, Europe’s largest PropTech venture capital firm and a seasoned real estate and technology investor with over 15 years of experience across I-Banking, real estate and venture, a multi-billion deal-making history, and a deep understanding of real estate, venture, and financial markets, eco-systems.Prior to A/O PropTech, Gregory founded AMD Capital, a specialist real estate investment firm focusing on the most thriving segments of the industry through both private (direct assets) and public markets, building strong convictions positions on the back of both micro and macro market dislocations and pricing asymmetry.Gregory started his career in I-Banking, where he spent 9 years at Credit Suisse and Citigroup, looking after sourcing, structuring, and financing of new investments (in both public and private markets) for sovereign and semi-sovereign institutions globally, with over $30bn of transactions executed.Gregory sits on the board/advisory board of a variety of companies in the tech and real estate including, amongst others,PlaceMake.IO, Plentific, Wildstone, Fornova, Residently, Livelike, Tiger Media and AMD-Capital.View the profile
Victoria is a highly qualified and experienced leadership coach specialising in real estate people. She brings a wealth of knowledge of personalities, winning team culture and developing both seasoned executives and high-potential talent throughout the real estate sector. Specifically,Victoria focuses on developing cognitive and self-management skills so that professionals increase their effectiveness and resilience, which closes the gap between their performance and their potential.She has 20 years’ experience in the real estate and finance sectors spanning investment, development and structured finance in major real estate consultancies and financial institutions, as well as leadership coaching expertise with a psychology background.After coaching in corporate roles, she founded PROMIND Capital in 2019 to provide an alternative and specialist approach to people development in the real estate. Victoria’s success has been attributed to her excellent ability to understand others and her passion for developing people. She has 20 years’ experience in the real estate and finance sectors spanning investment, development and structured finance in major real estate consultancies and financial institutions, as well as leadership coaching expertise with a psychology background.View the profile
About the talk
Lessons for PropTech founders and real estate companies alike.
12:01 Social impact
16:55 Exciting things to come
23:28 Strategy aspect
29:50 Wellness and healthcare
41:55 Final thoughts
We're going to kick off can everyone hear me? Welcome. Everyone who has joined me here today. I'm delighted to be chairing the session at CREtech's panel on Reimagining Real Estate Sustainability the European Perspective. I'm joined by three panelists Claire Rick from Assura Plc. Greg Dewerpe from A/O Proptech and Victoria Hill from PROMIND Group. And my name is Faisal, Founder, and CEO at Pi Labs. We're very active investors in proptech across the UK in Europe and sustainability is an important thing for us that we're actively investigating. I'm
inactive, we are searching. There's my first question to the panel is justice at the scene macro quest round. Why has real estate has been low the overall conversation on sustainability given the overall impact. It has on carbon emissions if we compare us transportation agricultural oil and gas the conversation on sustainability has been going on I'll be there to help you can comment you either you represent Assura Real Estate Group or beat for whom social impact inability.
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