02 Jun 2020

On 2nd June 2020 we held Part 3 of the AREF/ IPF Social Impact Investing - UK Real Estate webinar, organised by the AREF ESG & Social Impact Investing Committee and sponsored by Savills Investment Management, the webinar was very well ‘virtually’ attended. 

Thank you to those who joined and for their excellent questions. Thank you to our expert speakers and panellists, who shared their veiws on the challenges to Impact Investing from the fund manager’s perspective and the practical implementation of social impact in UK real estate. The line up included:

Harry de Ferry Foster of Savills Investment Management

Peter Hobbs of BFinance

James Broderick of Impact Investing Institute 

Paul Munday of Funding Affordable Homes

Sarah Forster of The Good Economy

Hugo Llewelyn of Newcore Capital 

Eleanor Lindsay of LaSalle Investment Management

If you missed the webinar, you can watch the recording and view the slides by clicking the buttons below. These are available to AREF and IPF members only (AREF members  will need to sign into the AREF website to access - re-set your password/register here). 


Proudly sponsored by:






Katie Jowett

Katie Jowett

Fund Manager, La Salle Investment Management

Katie is the Chair of the AREF ESG & Social Impact Investing Committee. 

Katie is a Fund Manager within LaSalle Global Partner Solutions, having joined the team in 2010.  She holds a degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto, a MSc. in Real Estate from CASS Business School and the CFA Society of the UK, Investment Management Certificate. 

As well as being Chair of the AREF ESG & Social Impact Investing Committee, she is also Chair of the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) Advisory Committee and member of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative Property Working Group.