Phil is Global Head of Real Assets Equity at AEGON Asset Management, one of the largest financial institutions, and is responsible for listed and private real asset equity investment strategies. He is recognised as a leading figure in the real assets industry having influenced both policy and the real assets fund management industry throughout his career. He is the former Chairman of the Investment Propery Forum Board and was a Visiting Lecturer on the Masters Real Estate Programmes at City University. He is a regular attendee at the Bank of England Commercial Property Forum and current Co-chair of the Property Industry Alliance Debt Group, which represents the UK real estate industry on UK real estate debt matters. Phil is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, an FCA Authorised Person and has a BSc from Surrey University and an MA from City University, Cass Business School.