Duncan Symonds  Director of Asset Management, European Insfrastructure - IFM Investors

Duncan is a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers with a strong track record in delivering major transportation and infrastructure projects across the full asset lifecycle.  With over 20 years’ experience of the construction sector Duncan has extensive experience of leading at senior executive level driving transformation, integration and continuous improvement to deliver sustainable results. Duncan started his career with Taylor Woodrow Construction where he worked on a range of major Civil Engineering projects in the water, rail and nuclear sectors.  After studying full-time for his MBA at the Cranfield School of Management he was appointed Chief of Staff to the Transport for London Commissioner, where for three years he was responsible for managing the Commissioner’s office and running special projects which included the sponsorship and pre-construction phase of the £15.9Bn Crossrail programme. From 2008 to 2015 Duncan worked on a number of major Infrastructure development projects, running operational business units for Laing O’Rourke and WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff to deliver large and diverse portfolios of projects across the transportation and utilities sectors as main contractor and multi-disciplinary consultant. Duncan Joined IFM Investors in 2016 as the Director of Asset Management for the European Infrastructure team.  He is responsible for the identification and implementation of value creation opportunities across the existing portfolio and leads the development and execution of transition plans from buyer to owner for new investments.



Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019

The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London