Kate English is currently Director, Head of Research, Real Estate Advisory at Deloitte. With an undergrad and master’s degree in economics from University College Cork, and a specific focus on regional economic cycles, Kate analyses the real estate market through an economic lens, conducting data driven research across both the occupier and transactional commercial & residential property markets in Ireland. Having previously worked as the Chief Economist, Head of Ireland Research & Insights at Cushman & Wakefield and a Senior Economist/Researcher at Sherry FitzGerald, Kate’s experience in real estate spans 7 years. She is an expert in current and historical market trends in the residential, office, logistics, and capital markets. While she also conducts research on hotels, student accommodation, retail and development land. She regularly presents written, visual and verbal market updates internally and externally across all sectors, using data to explain what market players are experiencing on the ground, while also using this to guide her view for where markets are going.