The British Property Federation (BPF) has revealed today the winners of the Tomorrow’s Leaders Awards 2017, and launched its diversity and inclusion statement of principles, at the annual BPF President’s Lunch.
The awards celebrate the real estate industry’s exceptional young professionals.
The winners are:
BPF Community Engagement Award
BPF Inclusivity Award
BPF Innovation Award
BPF Collaboration Award
BPF Rising Star Award
All the award’s nominees have been working in real estate for less than 10 years. This year’s judging panel comprised Charlie Vaughan Lee, CEO, Student Cribs; Louisa Clarence-Smith, Reporter, EG; Alison Nimmo, Chief Executive, The Crown Estate; and Ian Marcus, Senior Advisor, Eastdil Secured and BPF Honorary Life Member.
At the ceremony, the BPF also launched its statement of principles on diversity and inclusion, which commits the BPF to using its unique position and influence to help create a more diverse and inclusive real estate industry.
BPF statement of principles for a diverse and inclusive real estate industry:
Melanie Leech, Chief Executive, British Property Federation comments:
“Congratulations to the winners of the BPF’s Tomorrow’s Leaders Awards, and thank you to all of our nominees, partners, members and non-members that came together to celebrate the values we aspire to – innovation, inclusivity, collaboration and engagement. Our winners’ success is evidence of how young professionals in our industry are making an outstanding contribution to people’s everyday lives across the UK, and we hope the awards serve to inspire others to reach their full potential.
“It is fitting that the BPF is also today launching its statement of principles on diversity and inclusion. To thrive as an industry we need to attract and retain the broadest range of talent – celebrating the achievements of young people in the industry, from all walks of life and backgrounds, is an important part of ensuring that we are forward-thinking and inclusive. As the voice of the real estate industry, the BPF is committed to playing its part in this critical issue for our industry.”