The Symposium

Please see below for more details about the Symposium.

1pm-2pm:  One to One networking: Join the networking session to meet fellow event attendees, swap details and build key relationships that are not possible currently in real life.

 2pm-3pm: Thought Leadership Plenary session: Live high quality, deep professional analyses with keynote speakers Jennet Siebrits, Executive Director, Head of UK Research at CBRE and Lawrence Bowles, Director, Residential Research at Savills.

3pm-4pm: Structured Networking: Hubs, Sponsor-hosted sessions, 15-minutes each: Ticket-only sessions; with opportunities to network; build connections/profile/value; and bring all areas of the property value chain together.

4pm-5pm: Cardiff Property Awards: Live-streamed event including reactions from Finalists and Winners – all wrapped up in prestigious style.

How the Event will look

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The Keynote Speakers

Jennet Siebrits, Executive Director, Head of UK Research at CBRE

Jennet is an Executive Director at CBRE. She is a housing market economist with over twenty years experience. Jen has led CBRE’s residential research team since setting it up 13 years ago. She oversees all residential analysis, research, consultancy and publications. She has acted as a consultant for a large number of public and private sector clients, undertaking a variety of bespoke projects.

She is currently head of UK research, with a focus is on the big issues in the real estate world; identifying trends, analysing the market, and providing clients with unrivalled insight and ideas. Jen regularly produces bespoke reports for clients that help inform their strategic decision making process. In addition, she produces a wide ranging programme of thought leadership looking at issues such as placemaking, premium pricing and the impact of regeneration. Jen spends a significant amount of time presenting to client (developer and buyers) to keep them up to date with local market developments.

Lawrence Bowles, director, Residential Research, Savills

Lawrence provides market intelligence and strategy advice to internal and external clients, as well as contributing to Savills house price and rental forecasts.

External clients include investors, national and local government, property management companies and housing associations. Recent projects include calculating the impact of transport improvements on land value uplift, identifying development sites for build to rent and retirement housing developers, and reviewing development capacity and values across public land in Manchester.

Before joining Savills in 2014, Lawrence worked at a strategy consultancy advising companies in the real estate, construction, and logistics sectors.

The Sponsor Hubs

Marsh Commercial – a diverse colleague community, serving a diverse client community with insurance, risk management and employee health & benefits advice. They leverage the scale, expertise and access to products and services provided by Marsh & McLennan Companies for their clients’ benefit – whilst maintaining a personal client-centred approach.

HUB: Join Marsh Commercial and guest speakerS To discuss the trends impacting the property industry and how they’ve achieved growth in a difficult market.

Established in 2015, Sanctuary Financial Planning’s aim is to disrupt the norm and offer you a completely fresh approach to your finances.

Specialist Security provides security solutions to the private and public sector. Thanks to a focus on continual improvement and staff welfare, it has built a “sector-leading reputation” for this provision.

HUB: Action Counter Terror: Our role now and in the Future

TSR Legal is a specialist national legal consultancy providing legal recruitment services since 2004.

TSR Legal provide temporary, permanent and locum candidates to the legal profession for some of the most prestigious law firms and niche solicitors in England and Wales. Its clients range from high street practices to the top legal 500 law firms across the UK.

HUB: The changing landscape of the property market and working environment pre covid and now

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group. Founded in 1852, it is dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment.


Cardiff Life is the city’s go-to magazine for getting the most out of living and working in Cardiff.

We believe there’s no better place to be, and our mission is to inspire our readers to indulge in everything that is great about life in this glorious city. Each issue we uncover the best events, arts, restaurants, properties, fashion, beauty and retail trends, setting an aspirational agenda for residents and visitors alike.

Whether you’re reading about the latest interiors trends, upcoming festivals, or cutting-edge new businesses, our aim is always to deliver an engaging, incisive read that is also visually compelling.

Cardiff Life are also the proud organisers of the Cardiff Property Awards, Cardiff Life AwardsCardiff Life Business Club and Cardiff Life Business Surgeries.

HUB: Join Cardiff Life’s Hub to find out more