Phil holds a Bsc from Surrey University and an MA from Cass Business School. Phil joined AEGON Asset Management’s Investment team in 2007 and leads the teams that invest directly and indirectly in real assets equity, both listed and non-listed. Phil has worked in the real estate investment industry for 33 years and prior to AEGON he spent 10 years at Aviva Investors developing their sector-focused real estate funds business.
Before joining Aviva Phil was a broker in Cushman and Wakefield undertaking investment and debt advisory and brokerage mandates. Phil is an ex officio Chairman of the Investment Property Forum Board, a regular attendee of the Bank of England Commercial Property Forum, Co-Chair of the Property Industry Alliance Debt Group, and is a Trustee of the University of London. Phil is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.