I am an associate professor in Real Estate and Infrastructure Finance at University College London (UCL). My research is in the field of real estate finance, infrastructure investment and affordable housing. In particular I assess the role of institutional investors in those markets. A large part of my research has focused on the role of location for the pricing of assets, I am the chair of the Affordable Housing theme at the Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management. I have a track record of advisory projects working closely with industry and policy makers.
I have published 20 peer-reviewed papers in more than 10 high-esteemed real estate and finance journals such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Energy Economics. I am a regular panelist on topics related to affordable housing and infrastructure finance. I have disseminated my research in more than 50 conferences and symposiums, frequenting the Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) and the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA). I am a research affiliate at the ESCP Institute of Real Estate Finance and Management and the UCL Centre for Finance. I also serve on the BSCPM Advisory Board. I have been involved in various roles including co-director of research and PhD programme director.
My research has been received highly competitive research and industry awards. These include the Hormer Hoytt Research Prize in 2020, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) best paper award at the Asian Real Estate Society in 2018, Homer Hoyt Institute best paper prize for 'Thinking out the Box' in 2015, best research output by Cushman and Wakefield (DTZ) in 2014, and best research output by the University of Reading Research Endowment Trust Fund in 2014.