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2023 program RELEASED

The Capital Markets Forum program provides delegates with insights into the drivers behind capital allocation decisions, from the macro-economic outlook to real estate-specific trends and opportunities. 

You will hear from leading experts who will unpack global and domestic trends in capital markets and real estate investment. The event includes extensive networking breaks throughout the day to maximise opportunities to reconnect with colleagues and form new relationships. 

2023 capital markets forum program

Discover our newly released 2023 program

9.00 – 10.00

REGISTRATION

10.00 – 10.15

WELCOME

master of ceremonies

Antony Knep, Executive Director – Capital Markets, Property Council of Australia

principal sponsor welcome

Beau Titchkosky, Managing Director Client Services and Marketing Pacific, Heitman

10.15 – 11.00

SESSION 1

OPENING KEYNOTE: STRATEGIC POSITIONING

Keynote address by Viktor Shvets, a global strategist at Macquarie Bank who has been recognised as one of the more innovative global market strategists, working on the intersection between finance, technology, politics, and history. Viktor will open the Capital Markets Forum to unpack the global economic and geopolitical outlook and the implications for global real estate.

keynote

Viktor Shvets, Global Strategist, Macquarie Bank

11.00 – 11.30

SESSION 2

Funds management Capital flows and Investor Focus

Wholesale equity flows, what is the investor appetite, where is the focus and opportunity set. What sectors are attracting capital and where are opportunities starting to emerge? Where does the future of office fit into this capital allocation equation?

panel

Vanessa Orth, Managing Director Investment Management, Lendlease

Carmel Hourigan, Office CEO, Charter Hall and Capital Markets Division Council President

Justin Bond, National Head of Capital Markets, Knight Frank

Adam Crowe, Chief Investment Officer, Investa

moderator

Max Gordin, Head of Fund Capital and New Business, Dexus

11.30 – 12.15

SESSION 3

KEYNOTE: Green financing for net zero

This session will concentrate on where Australia currently sits within the Economic cycle with reference to past cycles and implications for the real estate sector.  

Keynote & fireside chat with former Reserve Banker, Dr Guy Debelle, will also explore the implications and economics of the green finance transition for Australia. 

keynote

Dr Guy Debelle, Australian Economist & Former Deputy Governor of RBA

moderator

Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist, Ray White

12.15 – 1.15

NETWORKING LUNCH

1.15 – 1.45

SESSION 4

THE DEAL OF A LIFETIME

There is always a deal of a lifetime no matter what the cycle.

Navigating challenging investment environments within real estate, how are we positioned relative to past cycles?

Andrew Pridham AO will delve into real estate opportunities in the current economic environment with a lens on how these opportunities have evolved from past cycles. 

Speaker

Andrew Pridham AO, Group Vice Chair, MA Financial Group

interviewed by

Turi Condon, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Housing Australia

1.45 – 2.15

SESSION 5

INVESTING IN NEW WAYS TO LIVE

As the Australian dream evolves, what are the new opportunities and challenges for the consumer, fund manager, investor and developer?

panel

Chris Key, Managing Director, Greystar Australia

Merran Edwards, Head Of Investment Management & CFO, Investa

Kerry Balci, General Manager, Strategic Planning and Delivery, Stockland Halcyon

Courtenay Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Mirvac

moderator

Claire Van Schaik, Head Of Capital Raising & Investor Relations, Lendlease Asset Management

2.15 – 2.45

SESSION 6

WHERE IS THE DISCONNECT

Until assets are repriced, what is the disconnect between global valuations and unlisted and listed pricing?

Equity Valuations, what is the disconnect?

What are the trending issues around access to finance from a debt and equity perspective?

panel

Ben Boyd, Head of Real Estate, MA Moelis Australia

Andrew Scade, Head of Real Estate, UBS

Rachel Foley-Lewis, Partner, Sustainability & Climate, Deloitte

Melanie Bourke, Chief Operating Officer, Dexus

moderator

Flint Davidson, Head of Capital Markets, CBRE

2.45 – 3.15

AFTERNOON TEA

3.15 – 4.00

SESSION 7

THE EQUITY PERSPECTIVE

How is Australia shaping up versus other markets and where are the opportunities? How appealing is Australia to global capital or vice versa?

panel

Andrew Parsons, Chief Investment Officer, Resolution Capital

Julia Forrest, Portfolio Manager, Pendal Group

Chris Bedingfield, Principal & Portfolio Manager, Quay Global Investors

moderator

Simon Scott, Head of Markets, MA Moelis Australia

4.00 – 4.30

SESSION 8

THE POSITIVE SIDE OF DEBT

Access to capital in a challenging interest rate environment – where are the opportunities in debt?

panel

Micheal Wood, Chief Executive Officer, Madigan Capital

Jo Folan, Partner, Allens

Mark Power, Head of Income Credit, Qualitas

moderator

Laurence Hart, National Head of Property Lending, Macquarie

4.30 – 5.20

SESSION 9

THE SUPER VIEW

How does Australia stack up in the global arena and where are the opportunities in the current macroeconomic environment?

panel

Anjana Moran, Portfolio Manager, Property, Aware Super

Caroline Stuart, Portfolio Manager, Real Assets, TelstraSuper

Kent Robbins, Head of Property, UniSuper

Mark Lee, Senior Portfolio Manager, Australian Retirement Plus

Pete King, Head of Property, Victorian Funds Management Corporation

moderator

Lewis Ingall, Senior Managing Director, Client Services and Marketing, Heitman

5.20 – 6.45

NETWORKING DRINKS

6.45 – 9.30

KEYNOTE Dinner

Master of Ceremonies

Carmel Hourigan, Office CEO, Charter Hall and Capital Markets Division Council President

Keynote

Moya Dodd AO, Former Matildas Vice-Captain, lawyer, equality and inclusion advocate and author

Join Moya Dodd AO, former Matildas vice-captain, lawyer and equality advocate – as she reflects on her journey from the national team to the boardroom, and the spectacular success of the FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Applying her experience over 20 years in law and business, Moya will bust some myths about women’s football and offer new perspectives on how we assess value.  

Hosted by Carmel Hourigan, Office CEO, Charter Hall & Chair of Capital Markets Committee, sit down over a keynote dinner with Moya as she brings us unique insights into complex issues of equality and change, through the lens of sport.

Leading Experts in Capital Markets

Andrew Scade

Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Australasia UBS

Antony Knep

Executive Director Capital Markets, Property Council of Australia

Beau Titchkosky

Managing Director Client Services and Marketing Pacific, Heitman

Ben Boyd

Head of Real Estate, MA Moelis Australia

Chris Key

Managing Director, Greystar Australia

Claire Van Schaik

Head of Capital Raising & Investor Relations, Lendlease Asset Management

Justin Bond

Partner, National Head of Capital Markets, Knight Frank

Kerry Balci

General Manager, Strategic Planning and Delivery, Stockland Halcyon Australia

Laurence Hart

National Head of Property Lending, Macquarie Group

Lewis Ingall

Senior Managing Director, Client Services and Marketing, Heitman

Mark Lee

Senior Portfolio Manager, Australian Retirement Trust

Max Gordin

Head of Fund Capital and New Business, Dexus

Moya Dodd AO

Former Matildas Vice-Captain, lawyer, equality and inclusion advocate and author

Pete King

Head of Property, Victorian Funds Management Corporation

Turi Condon

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Housing Australia

Vanessa Orth

Managing Director Investment Management, Lendlease