Andrea Carpenter

Director, Diversity Talks Real Estate

Andrea Carpenter is Director of Diversity Talks Real Estate, and a writer and communications consultant in the property industry.

As a Director of Diversity Talks Real Estate, Andrea helps raise the visibility of under-represented groups in the industry through the stage and media. On the writing side, her book about the history of the modern European property industry, High Rise and Fall, was published by Routledge in September 2018.

Andrea is also currently working as a consultant for the Urban Land Institute on its C Change programme, which is designed to help speed up and scale up decarbonisation in the European real estate industry.

Andrea began her career as a journalist at Property Week before moving on to be editor of EuroProperty for seven years. Following this she worked for various industry bodies including the Urban Land Institute, INREV in Amsterdam, and its sister organisation ANREV in Hong Kong. She also worked as Head of Marketing and Communications EMEA at CBRE Investment Management (then CBRE Global Investors). In 2023, Andrea was awarded the ULI European Trish Barrigan Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.