Graeme Lambert, Secretary-Treasurer
Head of Property Finance, Canada Life
Graeme Lambert has been Head
of Property Finance at Canada Life for 14 years, overseeing the implementation
of a general ledger on the property system and the development and
implementation of a commercial mortgage module to support the organization’s
growing commercial load book. During his tenure there, real estate holdings
have increased from £700m to £1.8bn and loan book from £120m to £2bn. Lambert
is a graduate of Edinburgh University where he studied accountancy and
mercantile law. He has held a range of senior accounting roles from Treasury
Manager to Finance Director in a diverse range of industries from oil to
insurance, including manufacturing and food.
Vice President of Commercial Property Management, RealPage
As the Vice President of Commercial Property Management at RealPage, Kim Maddox works with clients to ensure that they can run their business more smoothly with the help of RealPage solutions. Kim’s 30 year history of working directly with global companies to understand their real estate needs. This has helped her develop a strong track record of delivering solutions and dedication to client satisfaction. Prior to joining RealPage, she had worked for JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Oracle, MRI and Yardi Systems in product management roles. Kim is a member of the Denver Alpha Xi Delta Alumni Association and has chaired their fundraising auction for Autism Speaks.
Senior Director of Professional Services, Yardi Systems
Hans Pedersen has more than 35 years of leadership experience in real estate technology, working with commercial property managers and investors alike. He has served in product management, business development and implementation leadership roles. Hans is currently a Senior Director of Professional Services for Yardi Systems, where he provides oversight and strategic direction for major software implementations.
Hans previously led the effort to design and develop Yardi’s Commercial Management system, which now forms the core of Yardi’s Commercial Applications Suite. He was also closely involved in developing Yardi’s international functionality, while leading the launch of the company’s European operations in Amsterdam and London. Hans holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo.
As a technology vendor, Yardi Systems provide accounting, operational management, energy and marketing solutions for residential, commercial and investment management markets, on a global basis. Yardi’s more recent moves into energy management and market intelligence make the company increasingly invested in standards across the real estate sector.
Senior Vice President Digital and Technology, CBRE
As a Global Head of Architecture and Data Technologies at CBRE, Javed is responsible for building a robust and connected data platform, foster analytical innovation, and create data products for internal use as well as to service external clients. He is also responsible for establishing and managing a ‘connected architecture’ across global lines of businesses, and to transform the technology organization by adopting open source, cloud-based distributed technologies.
In his 20+ years of experience in various technology leadership positions, he has developed innovative enterprise solutions, highly scalable cloud-based systems, containerized & distributed micro-services with a focus on real-time processing of data at scale, product strategy & roadmap development, systems & application security, legacy systems transformation, and product integration. Before joining CBRE, Javed held technical leadership roles at Capital One and Verizon.
Brad Sill, is a Director at RealFoundations within their Management Consulting practice focusing on real estate for multi-unit retailers and corporate occupiers. He has more than 15 years real estate industry experience, with previous experience primarily within Walmart US Realty and Walmart International Real Estate’s global real estate systems strategy.
In this role, Mr. Sill was responsible for systems transformation in all aspects of the retailer’s business development lifecycle, including strategic planning, market analysis/site assessment, financial analysis, design & construction, property/lease administration, facilities maintenance, mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, business intelligence and analytics. While at Walmart, he was responsible for developing the original 5 year global real estate systems strategy in order to support construction and management of over 6,300 stores and properties in 27 countries.
His responsibilities included preparing capital budgets and management of annual project budgets, contract negotiations and management with internal and external IT vendors, consultants and in-country real estate teams; managing 60+ projects simultaneously; leading executive steering committee meetings including reporting and presentation preparation for senior C-suite executives and in-country executives. Brad implemented components of OSCRE Standards with Walmart International's Real Estate Global Technology Program, so he is familiar with the practical application and benefits of OSCRE Standards.
He holds a degree in Accounting and has received multiple industry awards, including being recognized in 2014 with a Digie Industry Impact Award by Realcomm for his positive impact in the real estate industry through the use of technology, automation and innovation.
Chief Executive Officer, OSCRE International
As OSCRE International’s CEO, Lisa drives strategy and executive
level relationships into new territory for a member-based real estate
standards organization. She brings over 20 years’ experience in the real
estate industry in strategic planning, property management, real estate
operations, compliance and advocacy, real estate brokerage and
Specialties: Key competencies include strategic leadership, managing
change, entrepreneurship, strong P&L performance, business
development, branding, relationship management, education program
management, standards development, marketing and research, recruitment
and retention, cross-functional team coordination, operations and
process analysis, innovative strategic planning, effective communication
skills, and grass roots advocacy.