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Banking on the Future 2023: Meet the panel

​It's just 7 days until we welcome you back to Regent Street Cinema for another morning of networking and knowledge sharing.

Our panel each provide their own unique perspective pulled from their specialist area of the property, real estate and construction sector.

You can learn more about each speaker via the link below or submit your question ahead of the event here.

About the speakers...


Rob Elder, Senior Economist - Bank of England

Rob joined Bank of England in 1998, and for twelve years supported the Monetary Policy Committee as an economist and then senior manager.  Between 2010 and 2012 he represented the UK on the board of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC. When he returned he worked in Bank of England’s press office, and most recently, supported our Financial Policy Committee by running a team monitoring developments in the UK banking sector.

Rob became Bank of England’s Agent for Greater London in May 2018.

Sowgol Zarinchang, Managing Director - Way of Life

As Managing Director of Way of Life, Sowgol Zarinchang oversees the quality of the Way of Life Journey. Way of Life provides outstanding rental accommodation in central locations with exceptional customer service at its heart; marketing, managing and letting over 850 homes across the UK.​ ​

She is regular speaker at different events, member of Women in Property, Ladies in Real Estate and CREW UK mentorship programme. In 2019, Sowgol was selected one of the ‘49 women who will shape the future of UK Real Estate’ by Bisnow.

Simon Gammon, Managing Partner - Knight Frank Finance

As the mortgage market continues to respond to society and market conditions, Simon will provide an expert perspective on what we can expect from future activity. He’s worked in the sector for 20 years and is one of the founders of KFF.

Lucinda Pullinger, Managing Director - The Instant Group

Lucinda joined Instant in 2018 and now leads the UK regional business. She brings breadth of industry experience including technology, outsourcing, energy, renewables and sport across both multi-national corporations and mid size businesses. Her specialism has been HR and she has held HR consultancy, change management, talent and HR Director positions across these businesses. Lucinda sits at the cusp of people and workspace and leads a team of talented experts across the UK region.

Submit your question to the panel...