18 Jun 2021

Podcast #1: A discussion on the Financial Implications of the Pandemic

We are delighted to release the first podcast in this years Pubchat Podcast Series 2021, proudly sponsored by RSM.

Special thanks to our speakers:

  • Chair: Paul Richards, Managing Director of AREF
  • Adrian Benedict, Chair of AREF & Head of Real Estate Solutions at Fidelity
  • Eduardo Gorab, Head of Research & Strategy at LaSalle Global Partner Solutions, LaSalle Investment Management
  • Anne Koeman-Sharapova, Principal, European Real Estate at Mercer
  • Matt Oakley, Head of UK and European Commercial Property Research Team at Savills

This year, the series includes six podcasts, where real estate industry experts will discuss the pandemic, the road to recovery and take a look at specific areas of the industry.

Podcasts will be released on a Friday afternoon over the coming weeks.  For details on further podcasts, click here.

The podcasts are public, so we encourage all our members to share the link with their contacts in the industry.

Proudly sponsored by:


For professional investors only. Not investment advice



Clare Whyte

Clare Whyte

Head of Marketing & Events, AREF

Clare is responsible for all aspects of the planning, development and execution of the marketing strategy for AREF. 

Clare leads on event management, liaising with committees and members to schedule, plan and deliver an effective events calendar for the association.  She also has overall responsibility for brand, as well as the design, development and production of marketing across both digital and offline channels, including the website.