John Forbes Independent Consultant

Since setting up an independent consultant years ago, John advised on the restructuring of high profile open and closed-ended real estate funds in the UK and elsewhere in Europe, as well as the establishment of new funds. He previously spent over 25 years at PwC where he led their real estate business for EMEA and was the firm’s international subject matter expert for real estate funds. John was the author of the landmark 2012 AREF report, “Unlisted funds, lessons from the crisis”. He is a member of the UK Executive Committee of the Urban Land Institute, the Indirect Property Funds Group and Solvency II working party of the Investment Property Forum and the AREF/INREV/IPF "End of Fund Life" Project Team.  He has recently completed three years as the chairman of the judges for the IP Real Estate Global Awards. John is a member of the Society of Property Researchers.



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