William is Chartered Surveyor with over 15 years experience in real estate investment management and development of large scale commercial projects. William’s expertise is in commercial real estate fund management and development. He is currently an ardent champion for the creation of real estate funds in West Africa to complement existing asset classes such as equities and fixed income products.
William commenced his commercial real estate investment management career in 1999 with Royal & Sun Alliance Property Investment Ltd in the UK as an asset manager responsible for portfolio strategy and management of a £200m unitised pension fund. From 2003 -2004, William joined ISIS Asset Management plc (now F&C) following the merger of Royal and Sun Alliance and Friends Ivory Sime. He continued in his role as portfolio manager responsible for a sector portfolio of industrial and distribution warehouses spread across the UK with a portfolio value of £500m.