Head of Alternative Real Capital and Co-fund Manager, Social Long Income fund
Hugo has 20 years of financial services experience across investment banking, fixed income, insurance and principal finance as both principal and adviser. Prior to joining Alpha Real Capital, Hugo worked in pension de-risking across investments, liability hedging and bulk annuities. He was previously CEO of PensionsFirst Capital; a Managing Director at Credit Suisse; and Director responsible for sales and structuring of bulk annuities at Legal & General and a member of the annuities management team.
Fund Manager, Index Linked Income Fund
Mark has previously been Chief Operating Officer and Director - Finance and Operations at RREEF (Deutsche Bank’s real estate funds management group) based in London. He has over 25 years’ experience in real estate, funds management and investment banking.
His experience includes 15 years in real estate investment banking with Deutsche Bank, HSBC Investment Bank and Macquarie Bank in both London and Sydney and 5 years as a property development manager at Lend Lease. Mark holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) from the University of Sydney and an Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Co-fund Manager, Social Long Income Fund
A Director of Antler Property Investments (UK) LLP (An Alpha group company). Oli has over 10 years of UK commercial property experience and has transacted over £500 million of UK properties. Previously an Associate at Aviva Investors/ Morley Fund Management where he managed a balanced portfolio of £600 million; King Sturge LLP (Jones Lang LaSalle). Oli is a Chartered Surveyor.
Head of Origination
Patrick joined as a partner of Alpha in January 2015 from CBRE. He is a Chartered Surveyor focusing primarily on growing the group’s ground rent and other long income property businesses. Patrick has 20 years experience in the property market, the majority which has been spent in the alternative asset sectors (hotels, healthcare, pub and leisure). His experience covers originating and structuring long income transactions across asset classes, investment advisory, portfolio transaction and valuation advice throughout Europe. Prior to CBRE Patrick was with Gerald Eve, Christie & Co and St Martins Property Corporation.
Dan joined as Transaction Director of Alpha Real Capital LLP in August 2017 from specialist property advisor Christie & Co. He is a Chartered Surveyor focussing on growing the group’s ground rent and social infrastructure fund. Dan has over 17 years’ experience in commercial property specialising in the Hotel, Healthcare and Leisure sectors.
He has particular experience in long income investment having worked extensively on sale and leasebacks transactions for UK healthcare and UK and European hotel groups. He has also provided investment strategy and portfolio advice across a range of alternative asset classes.
Portfolio Director, Social Real Estate
James joined Alpha Real Capital LLP as Portfolio Director for social real estate in August 2017 from Gerald Eve. He is a Chartered Surveyor focussing primarily on supporting the growth of the group’s social real estate funds. James has 15 years’ experience in real estate with a focus on alternative asset sectors (healthcare and education).
He has particular experience in the supported housing sector having provided valuation and investment advisory to a range of developers and funds.
Director, Long income
Tom is a chartered financial analyst that has over 10 years of financial services experience across both investment banking and investment consulting. Prior to joining Alpha Real Capital, Tom worked as a investment consultant, advising UK defined benefit pension schemes on their investment strategy, focusing on portfolio construction and liability hedging. At Alpha, Tom specialises in the pricing and structuring of transactions as well the development of Alpha's fund propositions.
Director, Cashflow Driven Investments
Anthony Curl joined Alpha Real Capital in January 2019 as Director of Cashflow Driven Investments. He has considerable private asset class experience, particularly in the context of liability-aware investing, having set and implemented investment strategies at life insurance companies, including as Portfolio Manager for Friends Life’s annuity portfolios. As a Director at BlackRock, he also worked directly with UK pension fund clients. Anthony started his career in banking and then as a credit analyst for leveraged loans. He graduated from Oxford University in 2005 and holds the Investment Management Certificate.
Credit Analyst, Cashflow Driven Investments
Ratul has more than 7 years of credit analysis experience. Prior to joining Alpha, Ratul worked at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, where he primarily covered UK real estate – housing associations, infrastructure, and higher education. At Alpha, Ratul conducts tenant credit assessment for prospective and existing entities which includes assigning and monitoring internal credit ratings, and forms part of Alpha’s decision making. Ratul also conducts surveillance of credit risk at a portfolio level. Ratul holds a Masters’ degree from Imperial College and is a CFA charter holder.
Investment Analyst, Cashflow Driven Investments
Harry is a Chartered Accountant with over 4 years of experience across real estate and capital markets. Prior to joining Alpha, Harry worked in audit and subsequently as a capital markets specialist at PwC where he completed transactions with Kier and American Express. At Alpha, Harry is an investment analysis, supporting Alpha’s fund managers as well as working on live transactions and fund/product development.