Patrons Group

The Patrons Group allows us to maintain connections with senior industry figures who have been advocates for Real Estate Balance over the years in order to draw on their experience and gain advice for our Board on an informal and non-executive basis.

It comprises former Real Estate Balance Board Directors, previous Committee and Advisory Council members and others who have been influential in our growth as an organisation.

We are proud that the following senior leaders and change-makers in real estate are part of the Real Estate Balance Patrons Group:

  • Sue Clayton - Non-executive Director, SEGRO Plc and Helical Plc (Chair)
  • Vivienne King - Head of Real Estate Social Impact, The Good Economy (Vice Chair)
  • Andy Pyle - Head of Real Estate, KPMG
  • Ciaran Carvalho - Partner, CMS
  • Craig Hughes - Global Real Estate and SPACE (Supporting Parents and Carers and Everyone) Network Leader
  • David Shaw OBE - Chairman, Sir Simon Milton Foundation
  • Elisabeth Teo-Pennell - Senior Advisor, Newbridge Capital Partners
  • Ian Marcus OBE - Senior Advisor, Eastdil Secured
  • Justin Read - Senior Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee for a number of companies
  • Karen Friebe - Partner, Bird & Bird LLP
  • Katie Kopec - International Director, Strategic Development Consulting, JLL
  • Liz Peace CBE - Chair of the Board, Real Estate Balance
  • Martin Samworth - Chair of the Board, RICS 
  • Nicholas Cheffings - Special Advisor, The Crown Estate
  • Nick Hughes - Director of Marketing and Communications, SEGRO
  • Sanjeev Sharma - Chief Property Portfolio Officer, M&G Real Estate
  • Sue Brown - Managing Director, Real Estate Balance