Co-Global Chief Investment Officer for BlackRock’s Global Real Asset Securities business with 24 years investment experience. On global investment committee for real asset securities business and the European investment committee for BlackRock’s real estate private equity business. Former fund manager and partner at Thames River Capital working on a range of traditional long only and long/short real estate securities funds. On Board of Directors of the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA), has a BA Hons degree in philosophy from University of East Anglia & MA from the City University Business School. Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.