Navigating Disruption in the Tech Space in London, UK | Tenant Talks
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In a post-pandemic world, with the majority working from home, why do you actually need an office? What will be its key uses? What processes have changed during Covid19 that have brought new habits not to be lost?
Learn from the UK’s and Europe’s tech industry’s top Real Estate and Workplace experts and how they are planning for the future of space in a post-pandemic world.

February 26th 2021, 12:00pm GMT

London, UK

Free, RSVP Required

Featured Panelists

Rares Miron, Citrix
Rares Miron

Director Real Estate & Facilities EMEA | Citrix

Rares is Director Real Estate & Facilities EMEA for Citrix, the US based multinational software company that provides server, application and desktop virtualization, networking, software as a service, and cloud computing technologies. With his passion for challenging the norms and developing workplace strategies that are relevant for different tasks or ways of working, Rares brings experience from across a wide geographical region over many years. Delivering projects throughout the pandemic and now creating stakeholder alignment for Citrix’s future workplaces, Rares has some great tips to share on considerations and processes for maximum engagement.

Darren Graver

Office Expansions Lead | Transferwise

Darren is Office Expansions Lead for Transferwise, the London-based fast growth online money transfer service provider. The company supports more than 750 currency routes across the world including GBP, USD, EUR, AUD and CAD, and provides multi-currency accounts. As Office Expansions Lead, Darren oversees the designing and executing of TransferWise’s global workplace strategy incorporating industry-leading practices including the design of future workplace environments, introduction of technology, cultural change management, polices and guidelines. Currently delivering a new workplace project in London, Darren has up to the minute advice to share.

Angel Mieites

Director Workplace and Facilities Europe | Veeva Systems

Angel is Director of Workplace and Facilities (UK & EU) for Veeva, the rapid growth US based cloud-computing company focused on pharmaceutical and life sciences industry applications. Leading the Regional team of Facilities and Office Managers, optimizing current existing facilities in five European sites with support to Ukraine and LatAm, Angel manages all aspects including regional corporate real estate, leasing negotiations, construction management and H&S aspects. Recently leading on projects in Oxford, UK and in Europe too, Angel’s “thinking outside the box” has brought new dimensions to Veeva’s workplace strategies.

Lewis Barker, ServiceNow
Lewis Barker

Senior Manager, Workplace & Real Estate EMEA | ServiceNow

Lewis is a lead on the Real Estate and Facilities Team in the EMEA at ServiceNow, a software company that develops a cloud computing platform to help companies manage digital workflows for enterprise operations. As part of his responsibilities that extend globally, he manages ServiceNow’s FM and RE Team delivering workplaces and facilities across EMEA including the delivering of consultancy and strategic exercises. With Lewis’s oversight of the day to day workplace and FM management, his recognition of the importance of workplace experience for every member of the team and stakeholder is a key consideration for every future workplace leader.

Panel Moderator

Rocky Ozaki

Founder, NoW of Work

Experienced in tech, HR and leadership operations, Rocky is one of Canada’s most passionate
advocates on the NoW of Work. He supports the notion that technology, a sharing economy and
the connected generation has dramatically changed the way companies attract, engage and retain
their people.
Rocky brings 10-years of executive HR and operations leadership in large enterprise organizations,
including 5-years of startup tech experience. He held the role of Vice-President and Head of
Corporate Innovation for the BC Tech Association before co-founding the NoW of Work Inc.

Event Partner


Habit Action are leaders in intelligence based workplace design, offering a holistic service from Workplace Strategy through to complete project execution, delivering projects for global and regional clients across the United Kingdom and Europe. Using data and technology to make informed decisions, Habit Action’s reputation continues to grow both with it’s unique methodology and from 40+ years of excellence in project delivery, rooted in the construction sector.

Supported Charity

London’s Air Ambulance Charity

London’s Air Ambulance Charity is the Capital’s only helicopter emergency medical service. We bring the hospital to the side of London’s most seriously injured patients and have achieved a number of medical “firsts” – the first to carry out blood transfusions and first survivor of open-heart surgery at the roadside. Please get in touch to hear about the amazing benefits of partnering with our innovative team.


February 26, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT
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United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom

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