Chris is CEO of Hermes Real Estate, a member of Hermes’ Executive Committee and Head of Private Markets. Chris joined Hermes in 2010, having spent most of his career as a fund manager at Prudential UK. As a member of the Executive Committee, his responsibilities include corporate strategy and deliverability of profitability. Under his leadership, Hermes Real Estate has delivered exceptional performance for its investors and growing third party revenues to 50%. He has taken a lead role in promoting responsible investment with major regeneration schemes at King’s Cross and Paradise Circus, Birmingham. As President of the British Property Federation, Chris has engaged actively with Government to recognise the contribution which real estate and infrastructure make as conduits for growth and regeneration.