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The 51 Most Influential Women In U.K. Real Estate

To mark its first Women Leading Real Estate event, Bisnow has compiled a list of the 51 most influential, dynamic, exciting and successful women in U.K. commercial real estate. The list is a celebration of the diversity and talent among the women working in the industry in areas ranging from fund management to development, lending and advisory. The list was compiled after consulting with more than 100 senior real estate professionals from across the sector. Yes, there are not enough women in top roles in the sector. And those that are there are not getting paid enough. But these are the exemplars not just of what success looks like for women in real estate, but of what success looks like. Many of them will be joining Bisnow at the event 14 February. But here is insight into who they are and what they do. — U.K. Editor Mike Phillips

The Logistics Megadeal Advisor
Alison Abbey, Senior Vice President, Eastdil Secured +
The Queen of Sheds
Ekaterina Avdonina, Managing Director, Delin Capital Asset Management +
The Private Equity Chief
Jo Allen, Chief Executive, Frogmore +
The Bureaucrat-Turned-Developer
Sherin Aminossehe, Head of Offices, Lendlease +
The Debt Fund Doyen
Amy Aznar, Head of Debt Investment and Special Situations, LaSalle Investment Management +
The Olympic Games Were Brought To You By ...  
Lorraine Baldry, Chairman, London & Continental Railways and Schroder Real Estate Investment Trust +
The Managing Partner  
Trish Barrigan, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Benson Elliot +
The Institutional Lender  
Lorna Brown, Head of Real Estate Debt EMEA, Legal & General Investment Management +
The Pension Fund Manager For 350,000 People  
Jenny Buck, Head of Property and Alternatives, Tesco Pension Limited +
The Planner  
Giulia Bunting, Planning Director, GL Hearn +
The Outlet Mall Pioneer
Julia Calabrese, Chief Executive, McArthurGlen +
The Chairman  
Dame Alison Carnwath, Chairman, Landsec +
The Strategist  
Amanda Clack, Executive Director, CBRE +
The Investment Agent Supreme
Sue Clayton, Executive Director, CBRE +
The Mega-Sovereign Fund Manager  
Madeleine Cosgrave, Regional Head of Europe, GIC Real Estate +
The Banker and Adventurer  
Selina Dicker, Director, Lloyds Banking Group +
The Victor in Victoria  
Kaela Fenn-Smith, Former Head of Commercial, Landsec +
The Regenerator
Baroness Margaret Ford, Former Chair, Olympic Park Legacy Company +
The Woman Who Knows Everyone  
Susan Freeman, Partner, Mishcon de Reya +
The First Lady of the Last Mile  
Teresa Gilchrist, Director and Head of Investor Relations and New Business at M7 Real Estate +
The Leasing Agent Extraordinaire  
Emma Goodford, Partner, Knight Frank +
The Chief Exec Leading The PRS Charge  
Helen Gordon, Chief Executive, Grainger +
The Thrice-Listed COO  
Sandy Gumm, Chief Operating Officer, Prestbury +
The Woman Shaping the City of London  
Annie Hampson, Chief Planning Officer and Development Director, the City of London Corporation +
The Build-to-Rent Bigwig  
Michela Hancock, Senior Development Director, Greystar +
The London Affordable Housing Pioneer  
Olivia Harris, Chief Executive, Dolphin Living +
The Capital Connector  
Sue-Lin Heng, Managing Director, Eastdil Secured +
The Woman Helping Fund Britain's Health System  
Elaine Hewitt, Chief Executive, NHS Property Services +
The Co-Working Revolutionary  
Gabriela Hersham, Founder and Chief Executive, Huckletree +
The Debt Fund Veteran  
Natalie Howard, Partner and Head of Real Estate, AgFe +
The Investment Guru
Anne Kavanagh, Chief Investment Officer, Patrizia +
The London Housing Honcho  
Vivienne King, Chief Executive, Soho Housing Association +
The Advisor Who Helped Shape London  
Katie Kopec, International Director, JLL +
The Voice of the Industry  
Melanie Leech, Chief Executive, British Property Federation +
The Star of the Stage  
Lily Lin, Managing Director, Vanke U.K. +
The Most Important Job In U.K. Property Banking  
Madeleine McDougall, Head of Commercial Real Estate, Lloyds +
The Blue-Chip Fund Manager
Ainslie McLennan, Director of Janus Henderson U.K. Property PAIF, TH Real Estate +
The Pioneer For A Canadian Giant In London  
Joanne McNamara, European Head of Investment, Oxford Properties +
The Happy Acquisition  
Emma Mackenzie, Director, NewRiver +
The Tech Star  
Juliette Morgan, Regent's Place Head of Campus, British Land +
The Royal Appointment  
Alison Nimmo, Chief Executive, The Crown Estate +
The London Leader  
Colette O’Shea, Managing Director of London Portfolio, Landsec +
The Woman Who Changed The Perception Of The Industry  
Liz Peace, Chair, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation +
The Fund Creator  
Alison Puhar, Director of UK Real Estate, Fidelity International +
The Big-Time U.S. Private Equity Buyer  
Mary Ricks, President and Chief Executive, Kennedy Wilson Europe +
The Brand Manager
Lisa Ronson, Commericial Director, Ronson Capital Partners +
The Long and Winding Road  
Lynda Shillaw, Chief Executive, Manchester Airports Group Property +
The First Female Partner At The Foremost Developer  
Anna Strongman, Partner, Argent +
The Legal Eagle  
Clare Thomas, Partner, CMS +
The Big REIT's New Head of Development  
Beth West, London Head of Development, Landsec +
The Finance Wizard  
Rebecca Worthington, Chief Financial Officer, Countryside +