Director Fund Management, Global Residential and International Real Estate, Federated Hermes Limited
Will is responsible for a BTPS global residential mandate and the BTPS real estate portfolio outside the UK. He joined in September 2006 as an Investment Manager for the UK Commercial Real Estate portfolio, and became Director for Global Residential and International Real Estate in 2019. Will has significant experience of investing in global real estate debt and equity investments and was responsible for establishing the Hestia UK residential platform.
Prior to joining, Will was an Investment Manager for M&G Real Estate and managed a UK portfolio of c.£350 million and was a transaction specialist for the M&G Annuity products. Will has an MSc in Land Management from the Henley Business School (prev. Reading University) and is a regular speaker at real estate conferences globally and at leading universities. He is a long-standing member of the AFIRE Board of Directors, and an active member on the AFIRE European membership and conference sub-committees. He is also an active member of the BPF BTR sub-committee and contributes to the Bank of England Residential Property Forum.