Europe Housing Forum

Building foundations for the future of affordable housing

Europe Housing Forum

The time has come for key decision makers and stakeholders in the housing industry to cooperate to build a sustainable future for all and to bring the issue of decent housing to the forefront of the agenda in Europe.

The Europe Housing Forum aims to bring together virtually housing sector players to learn, collaborate and position housing as a key driver of sustainable cities and economic growth.

The future of housing

The time has come for key decision makers and stakeholders in the housing industry to cooperate to build a sustainable future for all and to bring the issue of decent housing to the forefront of the agenda in Europe.

The Europe Housing Forum aims to bring together virtually housing sector players to learn, collaborate and position housing as a key driver of sustainable cities and economic growth.

Side events

Residential Energy Efficiency conference

REELIH REGIONAL CONFERENCE II: Scaling up energy efficiency renovations of multi-apartment buildings to alleviate energy poverty in Eastern Europe through knowledge transfer between EU member states and countries in the Eastern Neighborhood and Western Balkans. Register today and join the online event November 16-17, 2021.

FORUM MIESZKANIOWE 2021

Polish Housing Forum 2021 will take place on November 19, 2021 from 9:00 until 12:30 online. Primary language of the event is Polish however, most of the sessions will be translated to English. 
Meet our

Speakers

Dean Nelson is director of Foreign Desk Ltd, a communications consultancy offering a range of media services, including training, event hosting, content creation and strategic communications. An…
Michèle Frey-Hilti took over as Managing Director of the Hilti Family Foundation in 2019. Until then, she had been Managing Director of the Hilti Foundation since 2016….
Ms Maimunah Mohd Sharif of Malaysia is the Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN‐Habitat), appointed by the Secretary‐General, following an election by the…
Anna Júlia Donáth is a Hungarian MEP sitting in the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs as well as the Employment and Social Affairs Committees….
Lenka Antalova Plavuchova is the Deputy Mayor of Bratislava responsible for city rental housing and social policies. She is highly skilled municipal politician with strong focus on…
Her Royal Highness Princess Lamia Bint Majed Saud AlSaud is the Secretary-General and member of the Board of Trustees at Alwaleed Philanthropies. She is the daughter of…
Gilles Morel is the President of Whirlpool Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Executive Vice President of Whirlpool Corporation since April 2019. Prior to joining Whirlpool,…
Estrella Durá-Ferrandis is a Member of the European Parliament representing Spain. She is a Member of Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats political group,  Full member of…
Gergely Karácsony is the Mayor of Budapest. He is a green, left-wing politician, co-chair of the Dialogue party, and was elected mayor of Budapest in 2019 as…
Ian Brossat is the Deputy Mayor of Paris for Housing, Emergency accommodation and Refugee protection. For several years he teached literature in the suburbs of Paris and…
Kim van Sparrentak is a Dutch politician and Member of the European Parliament. Kim studied Political Science and Urban Environmental Management and during her studies was active…
Kadri Simson is the European Commissioner for Energy in the Von der Leyen Commission since December 2019. She is an Estonian politician from the Centre Party. She…
Sorcha Edwards is Secretary General of Housing Europe, the European Federation of public, cooperative, and social housing providers in Europe….
Michaela Kauer, director at the Brussels Office of the City of Vienna, is a reknown expert on EU urban policy, affordable housing and public services with a…
Elena Szolgayová is a Co-chair of #Housing2030 initiative. Elena is an architect and urban planner with long-standing research and policy making experience. She was Director General of…
Manuel Pizarro is Member of the European Parliament. He is Doctor of Internal Medicine, and was High Commissioner of the Portuguese Health Convention and City Councillor at…
Paolo Ciccarelli is Head of Unit “Sustainable Transport and Urban Development” at DG INTPA. He is an Architect who has specialised in development cooperation in the private…
Judit Rózsa is Director of Resources, Coordination and Aid Programme in the Directorate-General for Structural Reform Support of the European Commission. Since joining the European Commission in…
Ciarán Cuffe is a member of the European Parliament for Dublin with the Green Party. He sits on the Energy and Transport Committees of the Parliament, and…
Stefan Moser is head of unit in DG Energy since 2015, serving firstly on energy security and safety, and now on energy efficiency of buildings and products….
Doris Andoni is Chair of the UNECE Committee on Urban Development, Housing and Land Management,  Director of Housing at the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Albania,…
Dr Julie Lawson is Honorary Associate Professor with the Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University (Australia, based in Europe 2023) and a leading international housing researcher. She…
Rick Hathaway is a vice president for Habitat for Humanity International, responsible for the overall success of Habitat’s affordable housing activities in dozens of countries throughout Europe,…
Jonathan Reckford is Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity International. Jonathan is also the chair of Leadership 18 and is a member of the Freddie Mac…
Joseph Muturi, Chair of the Slum Dwellers International (SDI) Board of Directors, is a social activist and leader of Muungano wa Wanavijiji, the national federation of slum…
Anacláudia Rossbach is the Regional Manager for Cities Alliance in LAC and Manager of the Global Programme on Informality. She supports the design of programs, leverage of…
Ronita Bardhan is Assistant Professor of Sustainability in Built Environment at the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge. She is Director of MPhil in Architecture and Urban…
Alessandro Rancati is a member of the New Bauhaus Unit at the European Commission´s Joint research Centre. He is an architect and designer with extensive experience in…
Johann Baar is Member of the Executive Board at the Hilti Foundation, where he leads the work on safe and affordable housing. A priority is the promotion…
Grzegorz Gajda is Senior Urban Specialists at the European Investment Bank. He appraises projects submitted for the EIB financing both from the European Union countries and from…
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