Institutional Property Investor 2010
Property Investment Strategies for the Recovery
CBI Centre, London, Friday, March 19th, 2010
Head of Alternative Asset Research Skandia Investment Management
Head of Investment Strategy C. Hoare & Co
Partner Lane Clark & Peacock
Ian has 13 years industry experience having previously worked as an equity analyst, fund analyst, and fund manager with CIS, Rothschild and Collins Stewart. He joined the Skandia Investment Research Team in 2002 and is responsible for Alternative Asset research including Property, Commodities, SRI and Hedge Funds. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics and an MSc in Economics and Finance from Warwick University Business School.
Group Research Director Grosvenor
Richard is Research Director for Grosvenor, a privately owned multinational property company with £12.6bn of real estate under management and offices in 17 cities. He is responsible for the group’s team of 12 economists and for long term planning and global capital allocation. Richard has a PhD in Economics from the University of Reading and is a chartered surveyor. Prior to his move to the private sector, he was Reader in Finance at the University of Reading.
n James Bevan
Chief Investment Officer CCLA
Before joining CCLA in November 2006, James was the Chief Investment Officer at Abbey. Prior to Abbey, James was Chief Investment Officer for Barclays Stockbrokers and Barclays Personal Investment Management, having joined BZW in 1988, following postgraduate research in Applied Economics and Asset Allocation at Cambridge University.
n Walter Boettcher
Director of Research & Forecasting Colliers CRE
Walter Boettcher is responsible for monitoring economic and property market activity as well as formulating the company market view. This is encapsulated in the monthly Property Market Snapshot. In addition to bespoke research and consultancy, Walter also oversees property market forecasting and publication of the quarterly Real Estate Investment Forecasts.
n Anne Breen
Head of Property Research Standard Life
Anne manages the output of one of Europe’s leading property research teams at Standard Life Investments. The team’s activities include forecasting UK, European, Asian and North American property markets. Her team also provides strategic input for all of the 19 funds under management including investment in listed and co-mingled property vehicles as well as the tactical use of global property derivatives.
David has 18 years experience in investment management, and has spent the last few years developing investment strategy at C Hoare & Co. After qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young he spent ten years as an investment manager and director at Martin Currie Investment Management in Edinburgh. At C. Hoare & Co., David and his team research both traditional and alternative asset classes, including UK and international equity markets, bonds, hedge funds, private equity, property funds and derivative based products.
Investment Director Rathbone Investment Management
David Coombs joined Rathbone Investment Management in April 2007. He is a member of Rathbone’s Strategic Asset Allocation Committee and Alternative Asset Committee, chairs the Managed Fund Selection Committee and is the lead manager for the RIMI Strategies PCC Fund. He previously worked at Barings for almost 20 years where he established their absolute return investment process in the mid- 90s. He joined Barings in 1988 from Hambros, where he managed multi-manager portfolios for private clients. He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Financial Services.
Senior Investment Consultant Watson Wyatt
Douglas joined Watson Wyatt as a full time member of the real estate research team in August 2007, after six years at Aviva Investors, where he was a fund manager responsible for a variety of specialist real estate funds. Douglas holds a BSc (Hons) in Estate Management from London South Bank University and an MSc in Business Finance from Brunel University. He is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds the Investment Management Certificate as well as being a Securities and Financial Derivatives Representative.
Head of Strategic Development for Pensions Pinsent Masons LLP
Robin is a partner in the pensions group at Pinsent Masons, the international law firm, advising on the development of pensions. In addition to being an accredited mediator, Robin is a non-executive director of a number of companies and trustee of several pension funds. He is Visiting Professor in Pensions Law at the Cass Business School at City University and Visiting Senior Lecturer at Kings College London. He was involved in the founding of the Association of Pensions Lawyers and is a recent Chairman of the National Association of Pension Funds. He was the first solicitor to be elected Honorary Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute.
Kevin is a Partner in the LCP Investment Practice. His main responsibilities include a portfolio of trustee and corporate pension clients, as well as research focusing on alternative asset classes. Kevin is recognised as a leading expert in multi asset investing including diversified growth, and is a regular conference speaker on this and other topics.
n Anthony Martin
Senior Directo , Real Estate Finance Fund Advisory Team CB Richard Ellis
Tony is a Senior Director at CB Richard Ellis and leads the Investment Consulting team within CB Richard Ellis Real Estate Finance which forms part of the company’s Capital Markets Division. He is active in providing advice to property owners and financiers on evaluating and structuring their property risk, so that it
meets the requirements of modern investors.
Head of Research PRUPIM
Paul is responsible for the overall direction of property research within PRUPIM and is a member of the company’s board. He joined Prudential in 1987. In 1992 Paul became an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research (now UKSIP) and is a Visiting Professor with the Centre for Estate Management at Oxford Brookes University. Paul also represents the IPF on the ODPM Property Consultative Group and he is Honorary President, and a past Chairman of the Society of Property Researchers.
Head of Research – Funds Kleinwort Benson
Delyth has worked in the private banking arena for 17 years spending many of them advising private clients on real estate investments. She joined Kleinwort Benson in 2000, specialising in structured finance and real estate, and was appointed Head of Real Estate Advisory in 2007 and then Head of Research – Funds at the beginning of 2009. Delyth spent nine years at Citibank Private Bank, in the Real Estate Advisory Team and as a property specialist in the European Credit Team.
Partner CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
Melville focuses on the launch and operation of real estate funds holding underlying real estate investments in the UK and beyond. Typically, these funds have attracted institutional, private and retail investment. In addition to servicing clients, he has been involved in representing industry bodies in their dialogue with the Treasury and the FSA. He has served on working parties for REITs and Property Authorised Investment Funds.
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