BREAKING: Chief Executive of Stanhope and WilkinsonEyre Director to Keynote CREtech London
New York, NY (December 7, 2023) — CREtech, the leading global technology and sustainability conference company devoted to Reimagining the Built World, announced that executives from WilkinsonEyre and Stanhope PLC will join CREtech London’s keynote stage as speakers in a can't-miss Double Header Fireside Chat titled, “Inside the City Tower Bucking the London Office Leasing Trend” at Magazine London on 8th-9th May 2024.
The biggest names in UK regeneration and urban planning will join forces at CREtech’s May conference in London to reveal how they are future-proofing the large-scale projects redrawing our cities. The chief executive of developer Stanhope, David Camp, and Oliver Tyler, director of world-renowned architecture practice, WilkinsonEyre, are the visionaries behind one of London's most sustainable, digital and trend-bucking tall towers. Together with CREtech's Head of Content Emily Wright, David and Oliver will discuss the large-scale projects demonstrating the power of innovation in real terms including 8 Bishopsgate, a 51-storey office building in the heart of the City that is proving that there is life in the capital's struggling office market yet. A mixture of impressive sustainability and tech credentials, good design and a generous handover of space for amenities has resulted in a landmark structure with the power to bring employees back to the office happily and willingly. The story of 8 Bishopsgate is about more than making a mark on the London skyline. It is about the impact the right building can have on the commercial vitality of a city in challenging times.
Oliver Tyler, Director, WilkinsonEyre, is highly experienced in delivering well-executed projects within demanding timescales and securing complex planning consents on a wide range of project types, from commercial office schemes to sports arenas and high-profile infrastructure projects. Oliver’s extensive portfolio includes leading the completion of 8 Bishopsgate, WilkinsonEyre’s tallest building in London and being one of the major contributors to the City’s Eastern Cluster. His other key projects include the recently completed Elizabeth Line Liverpool Street Station, the £500 million reconstruction and oversite development of London's Bank Station and the Emirates Air Line cable car over the River Thames. Oliver has a particular interest in the technical development of materials and the advancement of building envelope design. He is passionate about the careful detailing and expression of materials to create the finely crafted buildings that are a hallmark of WilkinsonEyre’s architecture. Additionally, Oliver has guest lectured at Oxford Brookes University, is an editorial board member of the New Steel Construction magazine and sits on the judging panel for the Structural Steel Design Awards.
David Camp, Chief Executive, Stanhope PLC, holds a pivotal role in the South East England commercial property landscape. Having joined Stanhope in 1987, he ascended through the ranks, attaining the position of Director in 1990, further advancing to Managing Director in 1995, and ultimately being appointed Chief Executive in 2002. David's entire professional journey has been dedicated to the property development and investment sector. Whether representing clients or acting as a principal, David has dedicated his entire professional journey to the property development and investment sector. Before his tenure at Stanhope, David Camp spent nine significant years at Donaldsons (now part of DTZ), where he served five years as a Partner. During this period, he played a crucial role in the development, acquisition, investment, and leasing of commercial properties in the South East of England. Throughout his time at Stanhope, David has focused extensively on the identification, acquisition, and funding of new projects and assets. Additionally, he has played a key role in shaping the company's strategy and direction, solidifying Stanhope's position as a leader in the commercial and mixed-use asset sector in the South East of England.
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 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.
CREtech London 2024 sessions will focus on AI, real estate-led climate innovation, lessons in resilience and adaptation, repositioning in a tough market, occupier demand, smart design, and urban master planning, leaving attendees with actionable insights to position themselves and their companies in a complex, ever-evolving market.
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, the 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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