ULI Europe Sustainability Council Meeting - Madrid 2023


2023-06-06T09:00:00 - 2023-06-06T17:00:00

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    TBC - Madrid Venue to be confirmed Madrid SPAIN
    Product Council Dinner
    Date: 5 June 2023
    Event time: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
    Location: La Murca, Castellana, P.º de la Castellana, 212, 28046

    Product Council Day
    Date: 6 June 2023
    Event time: 8:30 am – 5:15 pm
    Venue: Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (UPM), Av. de Juan de Herrera, 4

    8:30      Welcome Coffee
    9:00      Introduction by council co-chairs

    Daniel Chang, Managing Director, Head of ESG Europe, Hines

    9:15       Update: C Change

    Lisette van Doorn, CEO, ULI Europe

    9:45      ULI Research 

    Rachel MacCleery, Senior Vice President, Building Healthy Places, ULI 
    Thierry Laquitaine, Head of Socially Responsible Investment | Separate Accounts, Fund Management and Operations, AEW

    10:45     Coffee Break

    11:00      Presentation: Site Tour Atocha Station 
    Social Impact of Railway Station Renovation Projects Across Europe - UN Studio  
    Juan Ayrault, Adif
    Pablo Martínez Mendizábal, Adif
    Alberto Manzano de Federico, CREA
    12:00      Lunch
    1:00        Madrid Nuevo Norte 
    Crea Madrid Nuevo Norte

    2:00       Travel to first site

    This transfer will be made by coach 

    2:30      Site Tour: Atocha Station
    3:00      Travel to second site

    This transfer will be made by metro

    4:00    Site Tour: Chamartín Station

    5:00      Metro to NH Eurobuilding Hotel

    5:15       Close

    Kindly supported by



    Mathieu Elshout

    Head of Sustainability and Impact Investing, PATRIZIA SE

    Mathieu Elshout is Head of Sustainability and Impact Investing at PATRIZIA. Previously he was Senior Investment Director at PGGM, where he was responsible for a portfolio of European private real estate investments as well as leading PGGM’s efforts on sustainability within Real Estate. Mathieu sat on PGGM’s Global Private Real Estate Investment Committee and served on many Funds’ Advisory and Supervisory Boards and Investment Committees. Before joining PGGM in 2008 he worked for 10 years in various positions at consulting engineering firm Grontmij (now Sweco). He served as Non-executive Director of GRESB and as Chair of the INREV Sustainability Committee and currently serves as the Co-Chair of the ULI Europe Sustainability Product Council and is member of the Advisory Board of the ULI Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance. Mathieu is an INSEAD certified director, earned a Master of Real Estate degree from the Amsterdam School of Real Estate (University of Amsterdam) and holds a Ba in Environmental Management (Van Hall Institute Groningen).


    Lisette van Doorn

    Chief Executive Officer, Europe, Urban Land Institute

    As chief executive of ULI Europe, Lisette van Doorn is responsible for the development of the Institute’s activities across the region, including its renowned pan-European conferences and over 250 local meetings and events across 14 countries. She is responsible for working with ULI’s staff both locally and globally to deliver more high profile content and reports; coordinating Advisory Services panels and Urban Plan; and expanding the Institute’s thought leadership across Europe. Van Doorn joined ULI in January 2015 from LIRE, her own consultancy business, which advises international institutional real estate investors and fund managers on strategy, organisational optimisation and portfolio structuring. Prior to this, van Doorn was country manager for CBRE Global Investors where she managed a €1.6bn portfolio of assets in Italy and fund manager of two shopping centre funds (€ 1.3 billion) with assets in Spain, Portugal and Italy. Before joining CBRE Global Investors, van Doorn was founding chief executive for INREV, the European association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles for four and a half years. Van Doorn started her career at ING Investment Management, where she held account manager and assistant controller positions before being made managing director of research & strategy for ING Real Estate Investment Management Europe.


    Daniel Chang

    European Head ESG, Hines Europe Ltd

    Daniel Chang is European Head of ESG at Hines and in his role focuses on the transition to decarbonisation, enhancing meaningful social engagement in the built environment, and bolstering governance frameworks. Daniel joined Hines in 1999 as Development Manager and from 2009 to 2021 was a Portfolio Asset Manager in investment management. He continues to play a key part in the success of Hines’ European Funds with all 4 funds achieving 5 green stars in 2022 by GRESB and several being awarded as Global Sector Leaders, including the Hines European Core Fund (HECF), achieving this recognition for the last six consecutive years. In addition, HECF won the PREA open-end fund ESG award in 2021 and 2022, with Daniel playing an instrumental part in this accolade. Daniel sits on the Advisory Board for the ULI Randall Lewis Center for Sustainability in Real Estate, which is dedicated to creating healthy, resilient, and high-performance communities around the world. Daniel is also part of the C Change steering committee and is a member of ULI’s Sustainability Council in Europe. Prior to Hines, Daniel worked as an architect at Architecture Studio in Paris. Daniel holds a BSc in Architecture from the University of Maryland and an MBA and MS in Urban Planning from Columbia University.


    Rachel MacCleery

    Senior Vice President, Content, Urban Land Institute

    Accomplished leader and manager dedicated to improving the health, vibrancy, and equity of American cities and communities. Results-oriented team leader with proven ability to raise funding from foundations and individuals, produce high quality research and publications, and craft and execute high-impact strategic plans, and lead and motivate colleagues. Respected thinker, writer, and public speaker on topics including transport, housing, active design, civic engagement, placemaking, and related subjects. Ability to bridge public and private perspectives.