We represent and promote the interests of all those that form part of the PropTech ecosystem – PropTech companies, property companies, PropTech investors and Professional Service providers.
We work with government, regulatory bodies, industry stakeholders and leaders to overcome barriers to PropTech growth, and provide opportunities to our members.
To provide opportunities for engagement with property professionals and technology investors
To provide an ecosystem of support for PropTech businesses through partnerships with professional service providers
To represent the interests of the industry in regards to policy and legislation and industry wide issues/challenges
To promote and support the whole of the UK as the best place to start or grow your property technology business
Meet The Team
Matt has extensive experience and knowledge of PropTech and Property industries, having founded the real estate technology platform, Infabode – a free service connects people with global industry information, on one platform.
Matt also has experience running and growing membership organisations, having helped set up a not-for-profit organisation called ‘Pompey Supporters’ Trust’, which went on to take a controlling stake in Portsmouth Football Club and save it from bankruptcy.
Previously working for Ordnance Survey, Sammy has an extensive knowledge of the value of location data in the Land & Property industry and has managed relationships across a range of PropTech companies.
She is responsible for growing our membership base and managing our programme of initiatives.
Head of Marketing & Events
A strategic board level business advisor Jo has built her career supporting traditional and tech organisations with business growth across the Built Environment, Technology & Education sectors.
Passionate about PropTech and its community, Jo has worked with start-up companies on business growth strategies and opportunities. Jo also has experience developing tech eco-systems, and is listed on the Department for Trade investment directory, as advisor to international PropTech and EdTech companies coming into the UK.
Jo brings her experience, skills and networks to UKPA, supporting the senior management team in the shaping of activities & initiatives across strategy, marketing & events.
Jo is passionate about the development of the Next Generations of industry professionals. Spare time is given to a wide number of STEM initiatives, tech working groups, start-ups & individuals who share the same passion in driving youth engagement, diversity and the teaching of life-skills to best position young people for existing & future jobs & careers.
Director of Workplace and Innovation at GPE
James Pellatt is responsible for ensuring that GPE takes the best in workplace trends and technology and ensures that the business stays ahead of occupier need in the workplace. His role is to challenge conventional thinking to make workplace healthy, productive and open for innovation. He is a Board Member of the British Council for Offices where he is a member of Research and Mentoring committee. In addition James is also a member of EPRA Innovation Committee and the BPF Technical Innovation Working Group.
Senior Strategy Executive at British Land
Chenai an experienced Strategy Executive and ex-McKinsey consultant. She has a demonstrated history of working with the top teams of some of the world’s largest organisations to successfully craft and execute their vision. She specialises in developing strategies for established companies to build incumbent resilience, and has worked across multiple sectors.
Today, she is on the leadership team of British Land, a London-based Real Estate Investment Trust.
She is passionate about the link between diversity and innovation, and about increasing the representation of people from diverse and historically disenfranchised backgrounds in business leadership roles.
Director - Head of Systems at PGIM
Naqash Tahir is Director at PGIM Real Estate, Head of Systems for Europe and Co-Chair European Innovation Council. He is responsible for technology strategy, digital transformation, innovation, VC investments and PropTech for continental Europe, as well as overseeing various projects in Asia.
Naqash is a PropTech advisor and mentor, representing and speaking at technology events around Europe.
Director of Innovation at JLL
Alex advises both JLL leadership and its clients on the technological and systemic disruption facing the property industry. Prior to this role, Alex served as Head of Sustainability at JLL, Head of Responsible Property Investment at Nuveen, and Director of Upstream Sustainability Services, JLL.
Alex takes pride in challenging the status quo, and believes there is a huge opportunity to improve the built environment by fundamentally changing the way we design, build and manage physical spaces to better serve the people that use them, and the environment upon which they depend.
Principal at Dominic Grace Advisory
With over 30 years at Savills, Dominic has an extensive knowledge of the processes involved in the residential development sector and contacts with many residential and commercial developers and landowners throughout the UK.
Dominic takes a particularly keen interest in the challenges and solutions around London’s housing crisis.
Co-Founder and Head of Venture Investments at Amro Real Estate Partners
As a Co-Founder of a full cycle real estate investment, development and asset management company, Ami had first hand, C-level involvement in design and construction processes as well as in digital transformation and adoption of technology.
In her new role as Head of Venture Investments, she now seeks to identify and invest in technologies that build resilience within the UK’s real estate sector.