Chief Executive of Derwent London Confirmed as CREtech London Closing Keynote on 8 May

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New York, NY (December 21, 2023)CREtech, the leading global technology and sustainability conference company devoted to Reimagining the Built World, proudly announces the participation Derwent London’s Chief Executive, Paul Williams, at its upcoming CREtech London event on 8-9 May , 2024, hosted at Magazine London.

As the Chief Executive of one of London's best-known office developers, Paul will take to the CREtech London Main Stage as our closing keynote on 8 May to reveal how the company behind iconic London schemes including The White Collar Factory and The Tea Building plans to power 50% of its portfolio via its Lochaulds Farm solar development in Scotland. Register to hear Williams' Main Stage keynote where he will outline Derwent's sustainability, ESG, and bold energy initiatives. 

Paul, a chartered surveyor, has been integral to Derwent since its establishment, contributing significantly to shaping the distinctive identity of Derwent's buildings. Assuming the role of CEO in 2019, he holds full accountability for steering the Group and its strategic direction. Additionally, Paul serves as a Director at Sadler’s Wells Foundation, previously chaired the Westminster Property Association, and currently leads as Chair of New West End Company.

Confirmed speakers already set to present on the Keynote Stage include C-Suite executives from British Land, Stanhope, WilkinsonEyre, Olympia, and more. Their discussions will traverse critical topics about Reimagining the Built World in 2024 such as AI, real estate-led climate innovation, lessons in resilience and adaptation, repositioning in a tough market, occupier demand, smart design, and urban master planning. Attendees can expect tangible, actionable insights empowering them and their companies within an intricate and ever-evolving market landscape.

Further session details and additional speakers for CREtech London 2024 will be unveiled soon, promising an event brimming with unparalleled insights and networking opportunities.

At CREtech London, 1700+ attendees will experience world-class content that will educate and inspire attendees through a mixture of exclusive keynote presentations, panel sessions, fireside chats, interactive sessions and demos from the industry’s leading edge solutions providers. Only at CREtech London will attendees find the best-in-class C-Suite speakers delivering groundbreaking presentations to foster innovation, drive productivity, and enhance sustainability initiatives. In 2024, CREtech London will feature fewer speakers and panels and more fireside chats, TED talks and next-level presentations that will leave attendees feeling inspired.

Along with extraordinary content, attendees of CREtech London 2024 will get access to our AI-powered peer-to-peer matchmaking app that pairs attendees for 1:1 meetings, an expo hall packed with the latest built world solutions, a new immersive experience featuring leaders in smart building technology, a new curated breakout “CREtech Conversations”, our official cocktail reception and more. 

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