Fiona Bruce to chair MIPIM UK Summit

Bruce to put property industry through its paces at UK’s revamped real estate event

London, 1st August – Fiona Bruce, one of the UK’s leading journalist, newsreader, and television presenters, will chair the second day of MIPIM UK Summit 2019. The event takes place on 14-15th October at Old Billingsgate, London.

Bruce will host an impressive range of speakers covering the investor community, real estate experts and government, who will look closely at the changing dynamics of property and the importance of cities and regions across the UK as well as the critical issues impacting on the future of UK real estate.

In particular, there will be a strong regional and political presence at MIPIM UK Summit, with the Department for International Trade, Department for Communities and Local Government, Scottish Government and a plethora of regional Mayors all due to attend or speak at the conference to promote UK plc.

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Key attendees and speakers confirmed so far at this year’s Summit include:

  • Nick Walkley, Homes England chief executive
  • Patrick Nelson, WeWork head of real estate for EMEA
  • Roger Wade, Boxpark director
  • Joanne McNamara, Oxford Properties head of investments
  • Roger Madelin, head of Canada Water
  • Michelle Dix, Crossrail 2 managing director
  • Steve Rotheram, Mayor of Liverpool
  • Liz Peace, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation Chairman
  • Tim Bowles, Mayor of West of England
  • Deborah Cadman, West Midlands Combined Authority chief executive
  • Colin Wilson, Cushman & Wakefield CEO
  • Harry Badham, AXA IM Real Estate head of development
  • Lisette Van Doorn, Urban Land Institute chief executive
  • Stewart Wingate, Gatwick Airport CEO
  • James Palmer, Mayor of Cambridgeshire
  • David Skinner, Aviva Investors MD for strategy and fund investment
  • Cllr John Alexander, Leader of Dundee City Council
  • Carolyn Dwyer, City of London director for built environment
  • Susan Freeman, Mischon de Reya partner for real estate
See the full Summit programme here: Conference and Events Programme

MIPIM UK Summit will continue the theme from MIPIM 2019 on engaging the future of real estate, with discussions leading on a broad range of topics at the heart of the real estate agenda, including looking beyond Brexit and mapping out the future UK investment landscape. It will also cover the key challenges facing the industry such as diversity, mobility, housing, digital transformation and developing the right skills for the next generation of property leaders.

Rohan Marwaha, UK Regional Director for Reed MIDEM, commented: “This exciting line up of speakers reflects the ethos behind the revamped MIPIM UK Summit, which is going to focus on providing delegates and media with a clear insight on what the most important people in UK real estate and property are thinking in these uncertain times.”

About Reed MIDEM:
Founded in 1963, Reed MIDEM is an organiser of professional, international markets that are essential business platforms for key players in the sectors concerned. These sectors are MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, MIPJUNIOR in Cannes, MIP China in Hangzhou and MIP Cancun in Mexico for the television and digital content industries; MIDEM in Cannes for music professionals; Esports BAR in Cannes and in Miami for the esports business; MIPIM in Cannes, MIPIM UK in London, MIPIM Asia Summit in Hong Kong SAR and MIPIM PropTech Summit in New York for the real estate industry; MAPIC in Cannes, MAPIC Russia in Moscow, MAPIC Italy in Milan, MAPIC China Summit in Shanghai and IRF brought by MAPIC in Mumbai for the retail real estate sector.
About Reed Exhibitions: 
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organiser, with over 500 events in 30 countries. In 2018 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organised by 38 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.