7 January 2021 9.15am – 10am + Add to calendar Webinar Webinar

Webinar: Investor Event - 2021 Market Prospects and Sustainable Financial disclosure

Thursday 7th January 2021

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We are delighted to invite you to this discursive webinar aimed at indirect investors. Our expert speakers will explore markets prospects in 2021 and challenges with Sustainable Financial Disclosure.

This webinar is open to AREF Investor members only and is run in association with the Real Estate Investors' Forum (REIF) and PropertyMatch. Register now to avoid disappointment as places are limited. 


  • Moderator: Melville Rodrigues, Senior Consultant, Fund Services, Ocorian & REIF Co-ordinator
  • Speaker: Sasha Njagulj, Global Head of ESG CBRE Global Investors discussing "How should investors address Sustainable Financial Disclosure challenges?"
  • Speaker: Ruth Hollies, Director, CBRE Research discussing "2021 market forecast, relevant to indirect real estate investors"

Ruth Hollies

Director, CBRE Research

Ruth is an experienced business economist with knowledge across a range of sectors. She has undertaken modelling work on a number of forecasting and pricing models. Ruth produces recommendations from quantitative modelling for use in strategic decision making. For example, producing forecasts for use in investment decisions; estimating a hedonic pricing model for high-end residential for a significant yes/no strategic decision; constructed econometric models to determine price relationships that were used in pricing decisions.

Ruths current role includes forecasting real estate markets across the UK and EMEA region and providing economic background briefing. Providing forecasts of the UK and EMEA property markets. Writing commentary on the UK and European economies and property markets and making presentations to internal and external clients.

Sasha Njagulj

Managing Director, Global Head of ESG Real Estate, DWS Group

Sasha joined DWS earlier this year as the Managing Director and Global Head of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Real Estate, and is based in London. In her previous role with CBRE Global Investors, she was Global Head of ESG with overall responsibility for developing and communicating global sustainability priorities and strategies across all business lines. Prior to this, Njagulj was head of the Sustainability, R&D and Innovation department at Bouygues U.K.

Sasha is a qualified architect with over 20 years of practical experience in architectural design, design management and the sustainable built environment. Sasha earned a Master’s degree in Architectural Design from the University of Belgrade in 2002 and a Master’s degree in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cambridge in 2017.

Melville Rodrigues

Head – Real Estate Advisory, Apex Group

Melville's practice focuses on the launch and operation of funds, including funds which hold underlying real estate investments in the UK as well as internationally. The funds have attracted institutional, private and retail investors.

In addition to servicing clients, he has been involved in representing industry bodies in their dialogue with the Treasury and the FCA. He is a regular contributor to the real estate press.

Thursday 7th January 2021

09:15 - 10.00am

Call details will be sent to attendees ahead of the call

AREF Members:  This webinar is FREE and open to all staff from AREF Investor member firms (view our list of members here). We would also encourage AREF FutureGen members from Investor firms to join this event.