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This year in BREIF 2020, we will discuss:
In addition to Forum content, get together and network at welcome breakfast, evening event and golf tournament. Baltic real estate and investment forum – maybe the only chance to meet most of the Baltic real estate leaders in one place!*
*In case of live events restrictions, Forum will move to the online event.
Samuel has over 20 years’ experience advising governments, destinations, education providers and student housing investors. Since 2007, under his leadership, his staff of 50 researchers operating in four offices around the world have been providing the highest level of secondary and primary in-field data, making BONARD a leading provider of independent and reliable research and solutions for alternative residential asset classes.
Samuel has studied at City University Seattle. He is a frequent speaker, attending dozens of international education and real estate conferences a year and sharing latest insights backed by long-term industry experience.
Aare has over 20 years of experience in financial sector. He has extensive banking, real-estate and finance background from various TOP Estonian and Nordic companies. Previously worked as Chairman of the Estonian Compensation Fund, CFO of the Port of Tallinn, Head of Corporate Banking at Nordea Estonia, and CFO and Chairman of the Board of Arco Vara. Aare is responsible for capital raising and real estate advisory projects in Redgate Capital. He has participated in most of the capital raising, M&A and other transactions of Redgate Capital, supporting clients at all transaction stages.
Chris Igwe is one of the world’s leading authorities on global retail and highly sought after for his knowledge and insights.
Based in Paris, he is special advisor to global brands, owners and investors on strategic matters at his own consultancy firm, Chris Igwe International. He is also Managing Partner at More Or Less, representing exclusively tenants in their lease-related problems. From 2007 to 2015 he was Head of Retail, France and EMEA at CBRE, and before that, Head of Real Estate Europe at Foot Locker and then Gap.
Chris is a frequent international keynote speaker and conference moderator. He is Co-Chair of ULI (Urban Land Institute) Retail and Entertainment Council, Member of ICSC’s European Research Group and Member of MAPIC Steering Committee.
Alex leads STR's AM:PM platform and is focused on scaling the product across STR’s global supply and pipeline databases. He began his career in New York, gaining experience in fixed income with Lazard, Merrill Lynch, and Scotia Capital. He then moved into the hospitality industry when he joined Expedia’s sales and development team, working in both their New York and San Francisco offices. Alex subsequently moved to London for HotelTonight, with responsibility of managing partnerships with global brands and industry organizations. He joined STR in August 2016.