Nick is Executive Director of the Real Estate Research Centre in the Department of Land Economy http://www.crerc.landecon.cam.ac.uk/.
He lectures and researches on issues related to real estate investment, finance and the economy. He is co-Course Director of the part-time Masters in Real Estate programme http://www.landecon.cam.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/masters-real-estate.
Nick is Chair of the Lord Chancellor’s Strategic Investment Board, External Assurance Advisor to the Official Solicitor and Public Trustee, an advisor to the BAe Systems Pension Fund and sits on the investment committees of a number of property funds.
Nick started his career in Cambridge as an economist before moving into the investment management industry where his roles included leading Aviva Investors’ global multi-manager services across all asset classes with c$20bn of assets under management and leading the real estate business (c$50bn AUM) in a Chief Investment Officer role. Nick studied economics at Cambridge, investment at the London Business School and management at CEDEP (INSEAD). Nick is an enthusiastic triathlete competing in the European and World Age Group Championships for his age group.