• Anthony Slumbers

    #Spaceasaservice, thought leader

    Antony Slumbers has been a software development and technology strategist in commercial real estate since 1995. Now, he consults and works with real estate boards on Transformation, Technology and Innovation.


    A well-known speaker in property, he is a globally recognized expert on PropTech, and #SpaceAsAService.


    For more go to antonyslumbers.com or talk to him on Twitter @antonyslumbers”

    Henry Majed

    Innovation for the built environment Innovation Gateway

    Henry leads the growth and strategic development of Innovation Gateway - an award-winning alliance of major corporations working together to reduce the costs, risks and environmental impacts of their buildings by sourcing and adopting breakthrough innovations.


    Henry previously held senior strategy/operational roles with Mars, Johnson & Johnson, 20th Century Fox, World Health Organisation and 2degrees. He is a regular speaker on ‘Leading Innovation for Resilience’, recently serving as a lead judge for RICS Global Cities of the Future.


    Henry completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge and MBA at Said Business School, University of Oxford where he remains a guest lecturer, Industry Advisor and Resident Expert at the Skoll Centre.

    Professor Gina Neff

    Technology for large-scale building architecture and construction  Oxford Internet Institute & Department of Sociology

    Professor Gina Neff is a Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor at the Oxford Internet Institute and the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. She studies the future of work in data-rich environments. She is an expert on technological disruption across several different industries including construction, health care and media.


    She has published three books and over four dozen research articles on innovation and the impact of digital transformation. Professor Neff leads a new project on the organizational challenges companies face using artificial intelligence for decision making. Her research on the technologies for large-scale building architecture and construction tests how to implement changes in work at an industrial scale.


    She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Columbia University, where she remains a faculty affiliate at the Center on Organizational Innovation. Professor Neff is the responsible technology advisor to GMG Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in digital news, media and entertainment companies and the strategic advisor on AI to the Women's Forum for the Economy & Society.

    Kamila Nigmatulina

    Crowdfunding for the Property Industry

    Doctoral candidate at Saïd Business School, Oxford University

    Kamila specializes in crowdfunding and alternative finance, and in how platform-based forms have the potential to reshape entire sectors of economic activity by recombining existing tech and institutional elements.

    Throughout her research, she has studied crowdfunding platforms active in the property industry.


    Kamila also obtained an MSc with distinction in Management Science from the University of Edinburgh, where her research focussing on ICT in health care and the challenges of switching paradigms.


    In the last two years Kamila has participated and presented at several conferences and workshops, such as the AOM meeting (Anaheim) in 2016, the Austrian Early Scholars conference at the WU University (Vienna) in 2017, the Creative Industries workshop at the University of Edinburgh in 2017 and the early scholars workshop EGOS (Copenhagen) in 2017.

    Marco Poletto

    Bio-digital urban curtains Innovation Entrepreneur, architect, educatotor, ecoLogicStudio

    Marco is co-founder and Director of the architectural practice ecoLogicStudio and the design innovation venture PhotoSynthetica, focussed on developing architectural solutions to fight Climate Change. In the past 10 years ecoLogicStudio has designed and built several living installations and architectures, demonstrating how microorganisms such as algae can become part of the bio-city of the future.


    Marco holds a PhD Degree from RMIT University, Melbourne. His thesis on the “Urbansphere” argues that the increased spatial integration of non-human systems within architecture is crucial to evolve higher forms of urban ecological intelligence. He is also co-author of “Systemic Architecture” a book published by Routledge in 2012.


    Marco has been Unit Master at the Architectural Association in London, Visiting critic at Cornell University and Research Cluster leader at The Bartlett. Marco's work has been exhibited internationally, more recently in Paris (Centre Pompidou, 2019), Tokyo (Mori Gallery, 2019), Vienna (MAK, 2019), Karlsruhe (ZKM, 2019) and Astana (EXPO 2017).

    Joana Lenkova

    Strategist and Futurist Futures Forward Ltd, former strategist at Walt Disney

    Joana has a vast 15 years of international experience in the field of Marketing, Innovation and Business Strategy, and Strategic Foresight, across different FMCG, Finance and Entertainment blue-chip companies (AB InBev, Societe Generale, Disney), as well as successfully growing start-ups. Most recently, she held a Consumer Strategy role at The Walt Disney Company.


    Joana is a graduate of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford in Strategy and Innovation. Being passionate about building future proof businesses and strategies, she focused her research on how Strategic Foresight helps incumbent organizations innovate and sustain their long-term marketplace positioning. Her balanced approach to resolving complex business iassues is based on both, business acumen and creativity.


    She is a member of the Global Foresight Advisory Council of The Futures School, the Association of Professional Futurists and the Oxford Union.

    Prof. Balazs Vedres

    Network scientist Oxford Internet Institute, Entrepreneur

    Balazs' research furthers the agenda of developing network science with social theoretical insight. His research results were published in the top journals of sociology, with two recent articles in the American Journal of Sociology developing the pragmatist notion of structural folds: creative tensions in intersecting yet cognitively diverse cohesive communities.


    His recent research follows entrepreneurs, video game developers, jazz musicians, programmers, and graphic designers as they weave collaborative networks through their projects and recording sessions, analyzing questions of the sources of creativity, gender inequality, and the historical sustainability of innovation systems.


    Balazs has also analyzed network evolution in politicized business groups, global economic flows, and hybrid inter-organizational alliances.


    He is also an entrepreneur, co-founder of three companies engaged in translating network and data science insights into organizational development, strategic advantage, and network efficiency

    Dr. Greetje “Gretta” Corporaal

    Sociologist of Work and Organizations Oxford Internet Institute

    Gretta is postdoctoral researcher and tutor at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), University of Oxford. I’m also a Teaching Affiliate at Saïd Business School, an associate member of the Digital Organisation and Society Research Centre at Royal Holloway University of London


    A Sociologist of Work and Organizations, her research interests focus on understanding the social, organizational, and economic implications of using digital technologies in the workplace.

    Her postdoctoral research, the iLabour Project, is an ethnographic study of the emergence and creation of online labour markets, which will be continued in the upcoming iWork Project, an ethnographic study of how ‘work’ is changing when firms use digital platforms to bring remote independent contractors into the workplace.


    At the OII Gretta teaches the MSc Options Course Digital Technology and Economic Organization. She holds a PhD in Organization Sciences, a MSc (cum laude) in Social Research (major Organization Sciences), and a PMC (cum laude) in Culture, Organization, and Management from VU Amsterdam. She also holds a BSc in Psychology from the University of Groningen, where I also studied Modern Japan Studies.


    Michele Scataglini

    Innovation Strategy INSTA Associates

    Michele is an innovation strategist with almost 20 years of international experience in the advisory industry, including 10 at EY.

    He is experienced in the property industry, having provided strategic advisory to large construction management companies, utilities, and start-ups.


    Michele has also worked extensively with governments, international institutions such as the European Commission and World Bank, assisting them in their innovation challenges. He is an economist with a specialization in innovation strategy from the Saïd Business School, the University of Oxford with which he cooperates on a regular basis.


    Key areas of expertise: Innovation Strategy, Government Innovation, Energy, Built environment, Sustainable Development and Impact, Professional Services

    Nigel Greenhill

    Innovation Strategy INSTA Associates

    Nigel is specialized in helping companies make the most of today whilst preparing for the opportunities of tomorrow.

    He has spent over 15 years helping private and public organizations navigate through emerging, collapsing and evolving markets.


    His clients have included blue chips to start-ups, and niche domestic companies to global institutions, his breadth of experience sets him apart as an innovator and strategist where diversity is prized. He uses a combination of strategy, innovation, corporate diplomacy, systems, and design thinking.


    His formal education includes a postgraduate in Strategy and Innovation from Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford, and Officer Cadet Training at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.


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Privacy and Cookies policy

1.      Introduction
1.1    We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and service users.

1.2    This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors and service users; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

1.3    We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.

1.4    In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to INSTA Associates Ltd. For more information about us, see Section 9.
2.      How we use your personal data
2.1    In this Section 2 we have set out:
(a)    the general categories of personal data that we may process;
(b)    in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
(c)    the purposes for which we may process personal data; and 
(d)    the legal bases of the processing.

2.2    We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our analytics tracking system. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

2.3    We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding goods and/or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data maybe processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

2.4    We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that yous end to us ("communication data"). The communication data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The communication data maybe processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely communications with our website visitors and service users and the proper administration of our website and business.

2.5    In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal dataset out in this Section 2, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
3.      Providing your personal data to others
3.1    Your personal data held in our website database will be stored on the servers of our hosting services providers identified at URL.

3.2    In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section3, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
4.      Retaining and deleting personal data
4.1    This Section 4 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

4.2    Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

4.3    We will retain your personal data as follows:
(a)    usage data will be retained for a minimum period of 3 months following the date of collection, and for a maximum period of 6 months following that date;
(b)    enquiry data will be retained for a minimum period of 3 months following the date of the enquiry, and for a maximum period of 6 months following that date; and
(c)    communication data will be retained for a minimum period of 6 months following the date of the communication in question, and for a maximum period of 1 year following that date.

4.4    Not withstanding the other provisions of this Section 4, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
5.      Your rights
5.1    In this Section 5, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

5.2    Your principal rights under data protection law are:
(a)    the right to access - you can ask for copies of your personal data;
(b)    the right to rectification - you can ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data and to complete incomplete personal data;
(c)    the right to erasure - you can ask us to erase your personal data;
(d)    the right to restrict processing - you can ask use to restrict the processing of your personal data;
(e)    the right to object to processing - you can object to the processing of your personal data;
(f)    the right to data portability - you can ask that we transfer your personal data to another organisation or to you;
(g)    the right to complain to a supervisory authority - you can complain about our processing of your personal data; and
(h)    the right to withdraw consent - to the extent that the legal basis of our processing of your personal data is consent, you can withdraw that consent.

5.3    You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can access your personal data by visiting URL when logged into our website.

5.4    You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

5.5    In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or other wise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes; and the personal data have been unlawfully processed. However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary: for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

5.6    In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.

5.7    You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

5.8    To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is:
(a)    consent; or
(b)    that the processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract, and such processing is carried out by automated means, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. However, this right does not apply where it would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of others.

5.9    If you consider that our processing of your personal data infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

5.10  To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.5.11  You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us.
6.      About cookies
6.1    A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

6.2    Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

6.3    Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
7.      Cookies that we use
7.1    We use cookies for the following purposes:
(a)    analysis- we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our web site and services (cookies used for this purpose are: identify cookies).
8.      Managing cookies
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9.      Our details
9.1    This website is owned and operated by INSTA Associates Ltd.

We are registered in England and Wales under registration number 11291647, and our registered office is at PO Box 254, 17 Holywell Hill, St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, AL1 1DT. 
You can contact us:
(a)    by post, to the postal address given above;
(b)    by email, using the email address published on our website.