2014 - The Year Ahead - Manchester..
January 17th 2014
Joint Breakfast with the BPF
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Head of Real Assets
Legal & General Investment Management
Bill joined Legal & General in 2007 and is responsible for transforming its UK property fund management business into a global-reaching real assets platform. Operating in both the direct investment and lending markets, today it actively invests and manages over £27.2bn AUM across commercial property, private residential, infrastructure, property lending and corporate credit as at 31 December 2017. Since the beginning of 2015, L&G has worked closely with Government’s Regeneration Organisation to identify and invest in critical regeneration projects that support UK growth.
Bill previously held positions at RREEF, the Real Estate Fund Management business of Deutsche Bank and Schroder Property Investment Management. From July 2014 to July 2015, Bill was President of the British Property Federation. He is currently Chair of the Property Industry Alliance (PIA), bringing together the UK’s leading property bodies to give them a stronger collective voice on issues such as policy, research and best practice.
Matt is the Managing Director of Muse Developments – one of the UK’s best in mixed-use development and urban regeneration, with a forward development pipeline of £2.5bn. A true national developer, Muse delivers innovative places and spaces through collaboration, bringing together the best of the public and private sector to drive transformational change and maximise community benefit.
Matt has considerable experience of commercial, residential and mixed-use development and through a highly focused and driven team.
Matt is also on the board of The English Cities Fund, a £200 million mixed-use regeneration vehicle owned by Muse, Legal & General and Homes England. Muse also acts as the development manager for the fund.
Matt joined Muse in 1990 as Development Surveyor, was promoted to Development Director in 1995 and joined the Board in 2001. He was appointed Managing Director in 2018.
David has over 25 years’ experience in the development, construction and facilities management industry and for the last 10 years has specialised in sustainable urban regeneration as a Director of igloo Regeneration. He has been an assessor for the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence, external examiner for the University of Central Lancashire and a judge for the RICS Property Management Corporate Social Responsibility Awards.
In addition to his igloo Directorships David has been a Commissioner on the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Presidential Commission on Sustainability and National Sustainability Panel Member of the Government’s Sustainable Development Commission. He has been a Design Review Panel Member at MADE, the Architecture Centre for the West Midlands and is currently a Member of Design Review Panel at Places Matter in the North West of England. Last year David was invited to be a Commissioner on the RICS Land & Society Commission and has been an Associate Director of the Sustainable Development Foundation since 2008.