Built Environment Leaders Group 9th March 2020 | 19:00 – 23:00


RADISON BLU Hotel & Thalasso 2, Boulevard Jean Hibert CS 50053 06414 Cannes France

The Built Environment Leaders Group has been created to allow main board members of companies in the built environment sector to meet, talk, learn, develop and influence together.

One of our aims is to become the foremost thought leadership, influencing and lobbying group representing the built environment in the UK and we’ll be working with our members to develop and achieve further aims.

We’re committed to creating a diverse group and to be reflective of the society that we work in. When your main board joins Built Environment Leaders Group we will also provide five complimentary places for your younger leaders to join our new Built Environment Young Leaders Group.

Usually meeting month at London’s most magnificent eighteenth-century aristocratic palace, the prestigious Spencer House in St James’ Place, for this particular event we’ll be hosting the Leaders Group in Cannes, coinciding with MIPIM 2020.

At each of our meetings we have guest speakers including:

  • CEBR, Vicky Pryce, Economic Advisor
  • Web Science Trust, Dame Wendy Hall, MD
  • Pagabo, Gerard Toplass, Executive Chairman
  • RSBGi, Rupert Robinson, Managing Director
  • Center for European Reform, Charles Grant, Director
  • British Antarctic Survey, Simon Garrod, Director of Operations & Engineering
  • Space Flight Academy, Angela RichardsonManaging Director
  • Bank of England, Rob Elder, Bank of England
  • England’s Economic Heartland, Martin Tugwell
  • Director, Institute of Business Ethics,Philippa Foster Back CBE
  • Network Rail, Sir Peter HendyChair
  • Ipsos Mori, Ben PageCEO
  • British Land, Roger MadelinHead of Canada Water
  • Futurist Speaker, Tom Cheesewright
  • UK2070 Commission House of Lords, Lord Kerslake
  • Zaha Hadid Architects, Patrik Schumacher, Principal of Architecture
  • Scottish Government, Kat Feldinger, Head of Investment
  • British Ports Association,Richard Ballantyne, CEO

And we’ve also invited numerous guest clients such as:

  • Sladen Estates, Rachel Wood, Managing Director
  • Nottingham City Council, Chris Henning Corporate Director for Development and Growth
  • Nottingham Trent University, Professor Nigel Wright, Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Research and Innovation
  • UK Major Ports Group, Tim Morris, Chief Executive
  • Doncaster Sheffield Airport, Liz Askam, Property Manager
  • Connect Housing, Helen Lennon, Chief Executive
  • Arden Cross Consortium, Ben Cross, Project Director
  • Croydon Council, Saheed Ullah, Director
  • Department for International Trade, Naisha Polaine, Senior Advisor
  • Hilton Hotels, Elliot Newton, Investment Manager
  • Quintain, Fareen Lalani, Development Director
  • Royal Town Planning Institute, Victoria Hills, Chief Executive
  • Tritax Symmetry, Andrew Dickman, Director
  • EcoWorld International, Stephen Brett, Land Director
  • Newcastle University, Iain Garfield, Director of Estates and Facilities

Membership of the Built Environment Leaders Group is available to companies for only £5,000 plus VAT for 12 months.


Current Members


Guest Speakers and Attendees


March Speakers

During this monthly event we’ll hear from three VIP Guest Speakers who’ll bring insightful knowledge and thought-provoking ideas to those within the room which will ignite the discussion. They will cover a wide variety of subjects relevant to the construction and property industry, and the VIP Speakers will be able to expand on their topics as they sit down and enjoy the exceptional three-course meal with all of those attending.

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.


Built Environment Leaders Group

Each monthly event follows similar timings and agendas, but for this unique Cannes event we’ll be following a slightly different schedule. With senior board representatives from some of the UK leading firms in one room there will be an exceptional opportunity for networking, managed conversation and thought provoking speaker content throughout the evening.

Programme – a more up to date programme and agenda will be updated shortly

  • 19:00 Doors open & networking
  • 23:00 Close

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.


Testimonials

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.


Venue Information

To coincide with MIPIM 2020 we’re hosting our March event in Cannes at the award-winning Radison Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso. Situated in a central location this luxurious beachfront hotel has magnificent sweeping views over the Mediterranean Sea and we’ll be enjoying – as usual – a fantastic evening of networking, food and drink.

Call Keith Griffiths on 07590751638 or email keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com for further information or to secure your place as a founding member of the club.