John is the Independent Chair of the Board and Investment Committee, and brings with him a wealth of experience in real estate fund management.
Prior to setting up John Forbes Consulting in 2013, he spent over 25 years at PwC, where he led the real estate industry practice in Europe. John is also a non-executive director of the Patrizia Hanover fund and from 2014 to 2022 was Chair of the Independent Supervisory Board of the UBS Triton Property Fund, which in 2020 was awarded the AREF Investors’ Award for outstanding achievement as a result of its exemplary governance and demonstrable ESG achievements.
John is an independent consultant advising real estate investment managers, investors and others in the industry on topics including product development, governance and regulatory matters for real estate funds. In 2017, John received the Association of Real Estate Funds award for “Outstanding Individual Contribution.”