Advisory board

The Property Finance & Investment Forum advisory board are an elite group of professionals who are experts in their field. Their ongoing input, together with the expertise of the Property Week team, means that our agenda is built for the industry by the industry, with sessions and speakers that you won't want to miss.

  • Tony Brown, Global Head of Real Estate, M&G Real Estate
  • Philip Nell, Fund Manager, Head of UK Real Return Assets, LaSalle
  • Angus Gordon, Real Estate Loan Distribution Manager, Investec
  • Robin Hubbard, Head of Real Estate Capital, Schroders
  • Harvey Soning, Founder, James Andrew International 
  • Rob Bould, Non Executive Director, IPSX
  • Emma Jack, Head of Portfolio Management, PGIM Real Estate
  • Jason Constable, MD, Head of Specialist Real Estate, Barclays Corporate Banking
  • Barry Williamson, Executive Director, Coutts
Rob Bould
Rob Bould
Non Executive Director

Rob is a former CEO of international property agents Bilfinger GVA and Executive Vice President of Bilfinger Real Estate. He now runs his own consultancy alongside various advisory and non-executive roles. He is Chairman of property data business the Coyote Group and LandAid Charitable Trust, and a former chairman of the Investment Property Forum.

Tony Brown
Tony Brown
Global Head of Real Estate
M&G Real Estate

Tony became Head of M&G Real Estate in April 2018 after four years as CIO. He was previously managing director of Lend Lease Investment Management, EMEA, where he oversaw £4.5 bn of real estate and infrastructure funds. He has 30 years’ real estate investment experience.

Jason Constable
Jason Constable
Managing Director, Head of Specialist Real Estate
Barclays Corporate Banking

Jason leads the structured finance platform at Barclays, responsible for the origination and execution of real estate financings across the bank’s entire capital stack. He also has portfolio management responsibility for the real estate loan book’s capital and liquidity optimisation strategies and has been with Barclays for over twenty years.

Angus Gordon
Angus Gordon
Real Estate Loan Distribution Manager

Angus is responsible for the bank’s off-balance sheet real estate lending and is involved in both the structuring, distribution and management of loans to investors. At Investec he has also worked in loan restructuring and new lending. He joined the bank in 2015 and previously worked for a development company.

Robin Hubbard
Robin Hubbard
Head of Real Estate Capital

Robin has 30 years’ experience in raising debt and equity capital across the globe. Within Schroder’s €20bn AUM real estate investment management business, he manages the teams responsible for the development, launch and distribution of new real estate investment strategies globally as well as client management and servicing.

Emma Jack
Head of Portfolio Management
PGIM Real Estate

‘More information coming soon’

Philip Nell
Philip Nell
Fund Manager, Head of UK Real Return Assets

Philip joined LaSalle in 2018 where he is responsible for funds worth approximately £2.5 billion. He has worked in the real estate industry for 25 year and in investment for 22 years.

Harvey Soning
Harvey Soning
James Andrew International

Harvey founded James Andrew International in 1974 having spent the first part of his career at Peachey Property Corporation and Guardian Properties (Holdings). He has been involved in many major property developments, investment acquisitions and disposals in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and USA over the past 40 years.

Barry Williamson
Barry Williamson
Executive Director

A career banker with over 40 years’ experience, Barry head’s up the Real Estate Finance business within Coutts Commercial Banking arm. The role involves leadership, strategic direction and new business acquisition, with the team providing senior debt solutions to a wide mix of corporate clients for both commercial investment and residential development projects.