16 Jul 2021

Podcast #5: A discussion on the Office Sector

We are delighted to release the fifth podcast in this years Pubchat Podcast Series 2021, proudly sponsored by RSMwhere our experts take a look at the office sector and how this is evolving during the pandemic.

Some great topics discussed, including how offices must meet the ESG agenda, the investor and tenant flight to quality, and how the hybrid office might look.

Special thanks to our speakers:

  • Chair: Anne Breen, Head of Investment Strategy (Real Estate) at Aberdeen Standard Investment and AREF Board Member
  • Ollie Saunders, Head of UK Commercial Valuation & Alternatives, Jones Lang LaSalle
  • Bill Paige, Researcher of Investor Market at Legal & General Investment Management
  • Shabab Qadar, London Research Partner at Knight Frank
  • Howard Freedman, Co-national Head of Real Estate at RSM

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.

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.

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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.