Richard Pickering - Cushman & Wakefield
Richard Pickering

Richard Pickering

Head of Futures Strategy

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  • Location

    125 Old Broad Street
    EC2N 1AR
    United Kingdom

  • Phone

    +44 2032963620

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Richard Pickering leads the Cushman & Wakefield Futures programme, created to understand the disruptive factors that will change our clients’ business models.

Cushman & Wakefield Futures will use that insight to navigate clients through the change and create a strategic response for our own business through a period of disruption in real estate.

  • The Futures programme  is structured to deliver unique insight:
  • The Futures Network - a team of Cushman & Wakefield experts with a mandate to develop new ways of thinking
  • The Futures Bench - a collective of global thought leaders with whom we collaborate
  • The Futures Lab - a physical and virtual platform for ideation and innovation
  • Futures Intelligence - output in the form of insight, conferences, workshops and client consulting 

A real estate thought leader, Richard was previously Head of UK Insight & Research at Cushman & Wakefield UK. His career focuses on land use and, development and regeneration. He has advised on some of the UK’s most significant development projects. Originally trained as a lawyer, skilled in financial appraisal, and as an MBA student, Richard has a diverse and lateral skill-set which he uses to pursue his passion of driving innovation and leading thinking about the changing world.

Awards & Associations

  • BA (Hons) Law
  • Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • MSc Property Appraisal
  • Member of the RICS
  • MBA (pending)