Dennis Lopez joined QuadReal as Chief Executive Officer in June 2017. He is responsible for the leadership of the company and its global investment and management strategy. Dennis has over 30 years of real estate industry experience in acquisitions, development, M&A, financings and working with REITs. He has worked in the Americas, Asia and Europe. Until May of 2017, Dennis served as the CIO of AXA Real Assets, the fifth largest global real estate investment manager. Based in Paris, he worked with the AXA team to approve over $60 billion in acquisitions, sales and loans during his tenure. Previously, he held various senior positions in international real estate including serving as the CEO of SUN Real Estate Group, a private equity firm based in Delhi, where he oversaw investments in India and Russia. Also, as Managing Director and Head of European Real Estate for JP Morgan based in London. Dennis holds a degree in Business Administration from California State University Long Beach and an MBA from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He has held several board and industry memberships, including board seats with American Campus Communities and HOMEX with memberships at the Real Estate Round Table and the Urban Land Institute. Dennis is based in Vancouver, at QuadReal’s Corporate Head Office.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
3.55PM – 4.55PM
Nine Kings Suite, Royal Lancaster London
With caution entering the markets as the end of the cycle looks ever closer, where are investors finding value around the globe? And how does such a competitive market impact on fees and margins? How will investors hedge against potential interest rate rises and an uncertain geopolitical backdrop for investing? As the provision of affordable housing rises up the agenda, along with a focus on social as well as financial value, what appetite do investors have for this style of investing and how does it fit with their fiduciary responsibilities?