Birchwood Real Estate Capital is the new lender on the block. Founder Lorna Brown and director Kate Tovey tell Daniel Cunningham why being a female-led business will help the firm to stand out.
Although diversity in Europe’s real estate debt industry is difficult to quantify, data on the wider property industry show there is a long way to go.
LaSalle’s Amy Klein Aznar says company culture is crucial when it comes to increasing diversity.
Executive search specialist Ghada Sousou believes companies need to create diverse cultures to attract diverse workforces.
Brookland's Nassar Hussain says a focus on socioeconomic background is essential to promoting diversity.
Real estate debt leaders told us how gathering data, examining company culture and conducting targeted outreach are important milestones in creating diverse organisations.
Emma Huepfl, chair of CREFC Europe, says the industry can learn from people’s lived experiences.
CBRE’s Clarence Dixon says employers need to let people from minority groups know that opportunities exist for them.
In the first of a six-part deep-dive into diversity in the property debt industry, BentallGreenOak’s Jim Blakemore discusses his firm’s hiring target.
Urgent issues around diversity and inclusion were discussed at CREFC’s London conference last week. The industry’s challenge is how to take meaningful action.