31 January 2024 8.30am – 10am + Add to calendar Breakfast Seminar City, London

This event is for Real Estate Indirect Investors only

AREF Investor members are invited to this seminar in association with the Real Estate Investors' Forum (REIF) and CBRE's PropertyMatch, to consider the market prospects for the forthcoming year, with insights from two leading industry experts:

  • Lee Bruce, CBRE UK Head of Fund Valuation – Real Assets: perspective from a valuer and market predictions 
  • Naomi Green, Fund Manager, Schroders Real Estate Capital Partners: real estate indirect investor current market experiences and strategies for 2024 
  • Moderator: Melville Rodrigues, Head of Advisory, Real Assets, Apex Group


Wednesday 31st January 2024


Registration: 8:30am
Finish: 10:00am


City, London: to be confirmed to those who have registered to attend the seminar   


AREF MembersThis event is FREE to AREF Investor Members only. We would also encourage AREF FutureGen members from Investor Member firms to join this event. 

To book:

Booking for this event is restricted to Investor Members only.  If you have any issues in booking through the website, please drop us an email at [email protected].

Speaker biographies:

Lee Bruce

Lee Bruce

Head of Fund Valuation, CBRE

Lee Bruce leads the Fund Valuation Real Assets team within CBRE's Valuation & Advisory business. He is responsible for the regular valuation of all types of assets throughout the UK on behalf of UK institutional investors.

Lee joined CBRE in 2005 after completing a Masters degree in Real Estate Management at Oxford Brookes and an Economics degree at the University of Wales – Swansea. Prior to this he spent four years working in commercial finance at Allied Irish Bank.

Lee developed and led CBRE's Long Income team which now values over £20bn every quarter with a focus on Sale & Leasebacks, Income Strips and Ground Rents. Lee also has extensive experience across all forms of commercial investment & development.

Naomi Green

Naomi Green

Fund Manager, Schroders Real Estate Capital Partners

Naomi joined Schroders in 2016 as a fund manager in the SRECaP team.  She manages a number of segregated mandates and fund of funds products. She has experience in investing in UK and Continental European real estate funds and sits on a number of Investor Advisory Committees. She has been involved in the restructuring and modernisation of various specialist funds in the AREF Index.
Prior to Schroders Naomi was a Research Analyst and Investment Manager at Alecta and before that she was a Research Analyst at Henderson Global Investors and also JLL. She is a member of the IPF and SPR and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the IPF Diploma in Property Investment (DipIPF). She has an MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics from City University, London and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from City University, London.
Melville Rodrigues

Melville Rodrigues

Head of Advisory – Real Assets, 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.