Liz was Chief Executive of the British Property Federation for 13 years until her retirement in 2014. She was awarded a CBE in 2008 for services to the property industry.
Liz now has a portfolio career with a range of non-executive, advisory and charity roles, at Howard de Walden Estates, RPS plc, RDI REIT plc, Holtby Turner, and the Churches Conservation Trust.
She is Chair of LandAid, the Architectural Heritage Fund and the Centre for London and President of the Property Litigation Association. She is a member of the Mayor of London’s Homes for Londoners Board and chairs the Government Property Agency.
In 2017 Liz was appointed Chairman of the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, and in 2018 she took on the role of Chairman of the Shadow Sponsor Board for the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme.
As the Government Chief Property Officer, Janet is the head of the property profession across government and drives the agenda for the property and estates function. She provides professional leadership to property professionals - building capacity and capability - across a truly diverse range of government departments and arm’s-length bodies.
Janet is a RICS qualified chartered surveyor with over 25 years’ professional experience. She joined the Cabinet Office from the British Council where she was Director of Global Estates. Prior to joining the British Council, Janet was Director of Estates at Ministry of Justice, and Head of Asset Management at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Janet also has experience working for local authorities and housing associations.
Jonathan is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has worked in the property sector for 18 years. His experience spans corporate real estate strategic consulting, developing, managing and refurbishing buildings, often within large portfolios.
Eight years ago, Jonathan followed a career in sustainability consultancy, providing strategic advice to investors, banks, developers and occupiers of property. His main focus is working collaboratively with all stakeholders to lead the transition of the real estate sector to a zero carbon future and a more responsible investment and operating model.
He is a member of the British Property Federation (BPF) Sustainability Committee and a Steering Committee member for the UK Green Building Council (UK GBC) Cities Programme. Jonathan has been a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) since 2007.