Governance and compliance


Phil Clark (since 2022)

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Phil Clark is an experienced global investment executive whose roles have included being the Global Head of Real Assets Equity at AEGON Asset Management, where he had responsibility for direct and indirect, listed and non-listed investment strategies, as well as being Head of Specialist Property Investment Funds at Aviva Investors.

Phil has over 30 years’ international industry experience as a successful investment executive and has also enjoyed creating and teaching postgraduate programmes and a non-executive career of fulfilling governance oversight in the university sector. Phil’s non-executive experience includes many Board positions, notably as Board Trustee of the University of London and inaugural member of its Finance Committee and Chair of its Estates Committee.

He has held multiple Board leadership positions in industry, including as the current Chair of Pinnacle Investments and the RICS Commercial Property Forum, and is a former Chair of the Investment Property Forum Board and has been a regular attendee of the Bank of England Commercial Property Forum.

Aside from a wealth of financial and property expertise, Phil brings a passion for facilitating accessible education. He chairs and jointly established the Academy of Real Assets, the purpose of which is to break down barriers and give children in the 2,000 most economically challenged state schools in the UK access to networks, mentoring and work experience in the real assets and investment management industry.

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