Speaker's Biography:

Peter Lowy
CEO, Westfield Group

Peter Lowy is co-CEO of Westfield Group, one of the world's largest retail property groups. Westfield has 120,000 shareholders around the world and investment interests in 118 shopping centers in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Brazil with a gross value in excess of A$61 billion. Lowy has 29 years of experience in the shopping center and REIT industry, having worked for Westfield since 1983. Prior to joining Westfield, he worked in investment banking in London and New York. Lowy serves as chairman of the Homeland Security Advisory Council for Los Angeles County; sits on the Executive Committee and Board of Trustees for RAND Corp. and the Executive Committee of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy; and is a director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy. He holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

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