11:00 – 11:45

Environmental initiatives panel - Sponsored by JLL

45 mins Panel

We all know that business is going greener and everyone needs to reduce their environmental impact.  Hear from self storage operators from across Europe on initiatives they have developed to make their buildings and businesses more environmentally sustainable as well as making them more profitable and increasing their value.

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Jose Pombo

CEO & Co-Founder, Storemore

Jose is a Senior Real Estate and Self Storage professional with experience that include from starting from scratch, successfully building, managing and selling self-storage operators.  He has been partner and Co-Founder in SIMPLE BOX SPAIN and SIMPLE BOX URUGUAY, has wide experience in Logistic, Office and Commercial Real Estate being a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 2015. Jose holds a double Licentiate degree in Law and Business Administration from ICADE and has been the #1 ranked graduate in IE Real Estate Management Program 2014.
Emma Chesterton-Kay

Storage King

Emma has worked in the self storage industry since 2003, initially as a Store Manager in London for Access Self Storage, before moving into Property and Development. Emma moved to Safestore as Acquisitions Manager in 2008 followed by Storage King in 2011 where she has been the Head of UK Property for over ten years.  Prior to joining the self storage industry, Emma spent most of her time in the air teaching Air Cadets to fly motor gliders and achieved her Private Pilots Licence in 2001.
Ulf Christiansson

Founder, Securum Self Storage

Ulf Christiansson is the founder of Securum Self Storage, which operates in the Algarve, Portugal. Ulf has a 30-year background in the real estate industry in Sweden as an administrator and consultant and since 1995 has been CEO and owner of Variant Fastighets AB, a Swedish real estate company with mainly commercial properties. Three years ago Ulf decided to open the first Securum Self Storage facility with high demands on Security, Climate and ventilation.