Head of UK Residential & Euro Living
M&G Real Estate
Alex is the Head of Residential and is responsible for setting investment strategy and for delivering outperformance for our residential strategies. He is responsible for overseeing the two Assistant Fund Managers, Andrew Cook for the M&G UK Residential Property Fund and Chris Jeffs the Assistant Fund Manager for the new M&G Shared Ownership Fund.
As head of our residential capability at M&G Real Estate, Alex has built the team from inception, which comprises four investment managers and two asset managers. Between them they have more than 35 years’ experience and have secured a pipeline agreement with two housebuilders and contracted over £1 billion of forward-funding deals. The team also benefits from the support of specialist individuals within the research, sustainability, development and construction, transaction management, and portfolio management teams.
Prior to joining M&G Real Estate, he spent seven years at Grainger with responsibility for the Schroders ResPut Fund and the Grainger Geninvest JV with Genesis housing. He also set up Grainger’s Ramp platform and managed its partnership with Lloyds Banking Group for distressed borrowers.
Alex is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), of the Investment Property Forum (IPF) he holds various directorships and is the Chair of the British Property Federation Residential Committee.