Director, CBRE Global Investors
Dugal Hunt is a Director within the CBRE Global Investment Partners team with responsibility for client portfolio management and sourcing and undertaking due diligence on investment opportunities.
He has 14 years property industry experience and has 11 years of detailed knowledge and experience of investing in real estate funds in the UK and Continental Europe. In addition to underwriting new investment opportunities, Dugal has been able to use his industry contacts to actively source investments in existing funds on the secondary market. He has been successful in negotiating attractive entry pricing in a number secondary market transactions on behalf of clients of GIP.
Dugal joined CB Richard Ellis Investors in March 2004. Prior to this he has worked at Investment Property Databank on the Portfolio Analysis Service for 3.5 years. Dugal gathered valuable experience during his time at IPD, understanding and analysing portfolio performance statistics.
Dugal is a member of the investment property forum and he has been approved by the FCA to conduct investment business. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a graduate of University of Bristol with a degree in Geography.
Portfolio Manager, Lothian Pension Fund
Robert Boag is portfolio manager within Lothian Pension Fund`s investment team with responsibility for the management and oversight of the indirect property assets within Lothian and other collaborative Funds.
Prior to joining Lothian, Robert was responsible for the strategy and performance of UK Commercial Property Trust, a FTSE 250 listed property investment company managed by Ignis Asset Management.
His professional roots are in UK commercial property asset management where he has worked as property and investment manager with both Scottish Metropolitan and Haslemere Estates.
Robert graduated from the University of Paisley in 1986 with a BSc Degree (with commendation) in Land Economics and gained his IPF Diploma in Property Investment in 2010.
He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and The Investment Property Forum (IPF).
Head of Indirect Property Team, Kames Capital
Property Fund Manager, Tesco Pension Investment
Investment Officer, Medical Defence Union
Peter is the Investment Officer for the Medical Defence Union and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries. He is an experienced senior investment professional, has been widely quoted in the investment press and regularly speaks at conferences.
Peter was formerly Head of Manager Research at JLT Employee Benefits and his research specialisms included Bonds, LDI and Property. He has also been a Senior Investment Advisor to pension funds over many years for a wide variety of client and in addition has had experience of being an Independent Trustee.
Peter has been a member of the Society of Pension Professionals (SPP) Investment Committee as well as the Investor Committee of the Association of Real Estate Funds. He has also been the SPP representative to Debt Management Office quarterly consultation with regard to gilt issuance and End Year consultation with the Commercial Secretary to the Treasury.
Investment Manager, Property, Merseyside Pension Fund
Senior Fund Manager, LaSalle
Darren is a Senior Fund Manager within LaSalle Global Partner Solutions where he is responsible for portfolio management and underwriting investment opportunities. He has over 15 years of experience in the real estate market. Prior to LaSalle’s acquisition of Aviva Investors’ Real Estate Multi-Manager business, Darren was a Fund Manager at Aviva and has managed both separate accounts and open-ended pooled fund vehicles invested across the globe. Prior to working at Aviva, he worked in direct real estate investment and Research & Strategy at ING Real Estate.
Darren has a BSc in Astrophysics and Astronomy and BSc in Economics and is registered as an Authorised Person by the FCA to conduct investment management activity.
Portfolio Manager for Multi-Managers Real Estate, UBS
Antony is a Portfolio Manager for Multi-Managers Real Estate, a business which forms part of Real Estate & Private Markets within UBS Asset Management. He is responsible for managing their UK segregated mandates as well as the underwriting and ongoing monitoring of UK investments for their global multi-manager funds and segregated mandates. Antony is also a member of their UK Investment Committee. Antony has over 17 years' experience in the real estate market. Prior to joining UBS Asset Management, Antony worked at DTZ, Smith Barney and Sir Robert McAlpine. He has a BSc in Commercial Management & Quantity Surveying at UMIST and an MSc in Real Estate Investment at Cass Business School. Antony is a member of the Investment Property Forum (IPF) and the Society of Property Researchers (SPR). He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is an FCA registered individual.
Director, DTZ Investors
Strategist and real estate investment manager with a track record of investing in direct real estate in UK, France and the Netherlands, indirect funds in UK and continental Europe, and UK REITs.
Stephen is a consultant, with expertise in defining and executing profitable strategic ideas using a variety of financial structures.
AREF Secretariat, AREF
Jacqui provides policy guidance and secretariat services to the AREF Board and AREF Management Committee as well as the following AREF Committees: Corporate Governance, ESG & Impact Investing, Investor, Public Affairs, Research and Information and Retails Funds. In addition, Jacqui monitors members’ compliance with AREF’s Code of Practice.
Jacqui joined AREF in 2014 after working for over 25 years in fund compliance, client relationships and administration at Natwest Trustee & Depositary Services.