UKREiiF Annual Event 2023

We are excited to be participating in this year's UKREiiF Annual Event on the 16th - 18th of May in Leeds, UK!


UKREiiF connects people, places and businesses to accelerate the Levelling Up Agenda, whilst unlocking sustainable, inclusive and transformational investment across the UK.

Supported by a high number of regional combined authorities, local councils and Government departments – as well as the largest developers and investors from across the UK and internationally – this event will gather all the key players, influencers and decision makers within the investment and real estate markets to highlight investment and development opportunities, whilst connecting and facilitating new relationships to drive economic growth through development and regeneration.

CGT Catapult are happy to announce we will a part of the agenda:

16th of May, JLL Pavilion, 15:00 – 16:00 - Catapulting Growth in Life Sciences: The Role of Manufacturing:

Science and innovation have been identified as key areas in which to generate growth across the UK. This session will explore real estate’s role in delivering appropriate space to support this growth, with a particular focus on good manufacturing practices (GMP).


  • Kasia Averall - Head of Cluster Development, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult
  • Chris Walters – Head of UK Life Sciences, JLL
  • Olivia Drew – Director and Portfolio Manager, UK Life Sciences, UBS

18th of May, Industry in Focus Pavilion,12:45 – 13:45 - Supercharging the UK’s Industrial Strategy – Using Science and Innovation for Good Growth

Remaining at the forefront of emerging sectors is paramount to delivering a prosperous future, but what can the UK do to take advantage of a plethora of talent and ideas? A high-level panel share insights into what needs to happen to create jobs and vibrant places across Britain while keeping the nation at the forefront of global industry.


  • Kasia Averall – Head of Cluster Development, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult
  • Peter Hogg – UK Cities Director, Arcadis
  • Chi Onwurah MP – Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy, Labour Party
  • Cllr Richard Henry – Leader, Stevenage Borough Council
  • David Nuttall – Managing Director of Industrial & Logistics, Cole Waterhouse
  • Georgina Rizik – Executive Director, SC1
  • Linda Chandler – Industry Lead – UK Smart Places, Microsoft