Phil Ellis    Real Estate Consultant

Phil is a real estate specialist with over 33 years experience of institutional investment management and investor relations who runs his own real estate consultancy business. He has strong experience in property and asset management, investment, development, and fund management in traditional as well as many alternative sectors and markets. Phil has uniquely created and delivered both successful investment as well as business development strategies through all business cycles. Recently he has taken an active role on a personal self build project on an abandoned farm in Norfolk. He has also been working as a property advisor for The Royal Foundation of St Katherine in Limehouse London E14 on a residential development site.For 28 years Phil worked at Aviva Investors where he was responsible for real estate clients and the development of the institutional real estate fund management business. He had a particular focus most recently on real estate multi-manager (REMM) and Return Enhancing and Liability Matching (REaLM) and long income capabilities. Phil joined Aviva Investors in 1988 and initially worked on the Central London office portfolio. In 1989 he progressed to running a segregated client mandate moving onto the pooled pensions fund in 1992 where he subsequently became fund manager.  In 1997 Phil set up the real estate multi-manager service and was fund manager until 2005.  Phil also built the direct separate account team and held the position of risk manager responsible for all pension fund multi-manager and segregated client mandates.  He has worked extensively with investment consultants and clients and advised public sector and corporate pension funds on both direct and indirect real estate strategies. As Head of Institutional Property Funds Phil had responsibility for all external pension fund direct and indirect client mandates. He has been an experienced director and Chair of the Investment Advisory Committee for all REaLM funds. Previously, Phil worked for Legal & General Investment Management focused on property asset management, investment and development. Phil holds a BSc (Hons) in Land Management from the University of Reading. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and has been an FCA Approved Person for both investment management and customer controlled functions. Phil has also served on the property committee for the National Association of Pension Funds (NAPF, now PLSA.



SPS Spotlight Series: Investment Issues for Maturing Pension Funds

July 13, 2017                                   Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative Credit and Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 31, 2017                               Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Emerging & Frontier Markets Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 14, 2017                         Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Investors

September 21, 2017                         Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Annual Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2017                                 7A Odenplan, Stockholm

Property, Real Assets & Infrastructure Investing for Yield for Pension Funds

October 12, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Round up & Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 9, 2017                             Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 16, 2017                           The Met Hotel, Leeds

SPS Spotlight Series: LGPSs in Flux - Investment Issues & Solutions

November 23, 2017                           Le Meridien Piccadilly, London