David Ebbrell is the Chief Executive Officer for M7 Real Estate. He is responsible for sourcing new properties across Europe.
Prior to co-founding M7 in 2009, David was a Fund Director at GPT Halverton where he was responsible for Funds with a combined value of €600m. These included BIP (which invested in German and Dutch multi-let industrial property) and DAF (which invested in Dutch multi-let industrial office properties). As Fund Director, David had responsibility for acquisitions, portfolio performance, client reporting and asset management strategy. He was also responsible for many of the acquisitions made by the Halverton Babock Industrial fund; his primary responsibility being the German and French
acquisitions. Whilst at GPT Halverton David was involved with acquisitions with a combined purchase price of c.€900 million.
Before that, David worked for Teesland iOG (now Valad) and undertook UK acquisitions for the Industrial Trust and the Industrial Investment Partnership.
David is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
David trained as a surveyor at Healey & Baker and has a degree in Estate Surveying.
Dave Eisenberg is the Founder of Zigg Capital, a new $100m+ venture capital fund focused on technology investments in the real estate and construction industries. Dave has been investing in the category since 2010 and his portfolio includes early investments in companies such as Matterport, Procore, Building Connected, VTS and Juniper Square. Prior to founding Zigg, Dave was the Global
SVP of Technology for CBRE.
He came to CBRE via the acquisition of Floored, a technology company he founded. Earlier in his career he was a founding team member of two other technology businesses, TellApart (acquired by Twitter for $500m+) & Bonobos (acquired by Walmart for $300m+). Dave began his career at Bain in NYC and graduated from Harvard with a degree in Psychology. He resides in Manhattan with his wife and two daughters.
Oli is the CEO and co-founder of Coyote Software. He has played a fundamental role in scoping and developing Coyote since 2009, and before Coyote, was a founding partner and CTO of M7 Real Estate.
Oli has been at the forefront of commercial property technology for the last 12 years – even before the term “PropTech” was coined.
Oli’s belief in collaboration has led to partnerships with leading PropTech businesses, and provides the basis for an ecosystem that enables property professionals to connect their commercial property data.
Karen Hollinger is Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and is responsible for leading large strategic corporate initiatives and is point on innovation initiatives in development, construction and property operations. Prior to this position, Ms. Hollinger has led several functions and departments at AvalonBay, most recently as the VP of Information Technology. Prior to this position, Ms. Hollinger was VP, National Operations with responsibility for establishing and managing the Customer Care Center in Virginia Beach, VA, a large industry-leading shared services center.
Prior to AvalonBay, Ms. Hollinger was a Senior Manager at KPMG, with a partnership focused on accounting systems and IT strategy with clients in the US and in developing countries and started and led KPMG’s IT consulting practice in Beijing, China.. As part of her involvement in real estate, she serves as the Chair for NMHC's Innovation Committee and has spoken at many conferences on matters related to technology in the US and abroad. Ms. Hollinger received a degree in Finance from William & Mary.
Jurrian founded Finch Buildings in 2014. As an architect Jurrian wanted to create buildings that would help fight climate change, instead of contributing to the climate crisis. When he came across CLT (cross laminated timber) he created a modular construction system to be able to design and create permanent buildings that buffer CO2 instead of emitting. Buildings could be a solution insteadof a problem.
Zsolt Kohalmi is Global Head of Real Estate and CO-CEO of Pictet Alternative Advisors. Mr. Kohalmi brings over two decades of pan-European investment experience, and has invested in excess of $20 billion into all real estate asset classes in more than 20 European countries throughout several investment cycles.
Previously he was Managing Director and Head of European Acquisitions at Starwood Capital Group, one of the top 3 firms in global private equity real estate. At Starwood, he was instrumental in sourcing and executing a number of successful investments for Starwood Capital’s commercial, hospitality and debt platforms. Starwood was twice (2013, 2015) voted The European Private Equity Real Estate Firm of the year by its peers (PERE magazine) during his tenure.
Prior to joining Starwood Capital in 2013, Mr. Kohalmi was Chief Investment Officer at Meyer Bergman for 8 years, a European real estate investment firm that he co-founded. Before that he was a Director at GE Capital, where he acquired financial platforms as well as loan portfolios across Europe. Mr. Kohalmi previously worked in investment banking with ABN AMRO Hoare Govett.
Mr. Kohalmi, who is fluent in nine languages, holds an M.S. degree in economics from the University of Budapest and an MBA from INSEAD.
Founding SPPARC Architecture in 2007, Trevor Morriss has 30 years UK experience completing all of his professional studies and qualifications on a part time basis whilst being in practice since 1988 and having his first building constructed in Shad Thames at the age of 17. Trevor Morriss has always taken an unconventional approach to his architectural career which has given him a unique understanding of the property industry and experience beyond his years.
Trevor is a renowned figure in the industry and has lectured at the RIBA, he has a recognised uncompromising passion for creating highly resolved innovative architecture sensitive in its context yet testing the boundaries of each brief to exceed the clients’ expectations.
In 1995 he was appointed senior architect leading an architectural team for the global real estate advisors Jones Lang LaSalle, whilst the design juices where being quenched through part time study of architecture specializing in urbanism at the University of Greenwich. JLL provided an unparalleled insight into the commercial drivers of a project which is rarely seen by the architectural profession. This insight amalgamated with a creative talent for conceptual innovation is at the heart of the principles of
SPPARC. Form and commerciality are fused to deliver bespoke architecture that generates economic and social interaction within the public and private realms.
Through a relentless passion and commitment, Trevor Morriss has developed SPPARC over the last 10 years into one of the country’s leading practices with an impressive national and international portfolio.
Zak Schwarzman is a Partner with MetaProp, where he leads the firm's venture capital investment activities.
MetaProp is the world's leading early-stage PropTech investment, advisory and startup acceleration firm. MetaProp team and venture capital funds have invested in 100+ technology companies that are transforming the way we conceive of, utilize, build, transact, interact with, and manage physical space. Currently investing out of its second fund, MetaProp's investor base represents a pilot and test-ready sandbox of 15+ billion square feet across every real estate asset type and global market.
Zak’s investment experience spans seed, multi-stage and corporate venture capital and he is an active member of New York’s startup community. Prior to joining MetaProp, Zak was a Principal at Gotham Ventures, a seed-stage venture capital firm and an affiliate of the Draper Venture Network, where he covered PropTech, FinTech, the API Economy and EdTech, amongst other sectors. Zak’s previous venture capital background includes experience with Canaan Partners,
AOL Ventures and LearnCapital.
Zak is a Kauffman Fellow and holds an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School and a B.A. in Political Economy and Business from Tulane University.
Patrick Weiss is the Property Acquisitions Manager for Deliveroo, scaling and growing the property portfolio for Deliveroo’s new concept, Editions. Deliveroo Editions has been taking up light industrial units across major cities in the U.K. where they prepare and distribute food to a 2.5 km radius with up to 18 restaurant concepts. Patrick looks after the UK and IRE markets. Deliveroo Was founded 5 years ago, today operates across 12 countries, 239 Cities and achieved a valuation of more than $2bn (£1.5bn) after a further $385m in new funds in September 2017. The aim of the business is to bring the world’s best local restaurants directly everyone’s home or office. The company’s ability to successfully select sites is down to its incredible data set from having more worldwide users on its core platform.
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