Bill Hughes

Head of Real Assets

Bill Hughes

Bill joined Legal and General in 2007 and is responsible for transforming its UK property fund management business into a global real-assets platform. Operating in both the direct investment and lending markets, today it actively invests and manages over £35bn of assets across real estate, infrastructure and corporate debt. Bill previously held positions at RREEF (the Real Estate Fund Management business of Deutsche Bank) and Schroder Property Investment Management.

Bill continues to play an active role in several influential government and industry committees around ESG, infrastructure, regeneration and housing. He was appointed a UK Built Environment Climate Ambassador by the UK Green Building Council to mobilise the real-estate industry at COP26 and champion the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the UK Built Environment.

He is Chair of the Property Industry Alliance (PIA), which brings together the UK’s leading property bodies to give them a stronger collective voice on issues such as policy, research and best practice. Bill is a current Trustee of the UK Green Building Council and an Honorary Fellow of the College of Estate Management. He is a past Chair of the Green Property Alliance, a past President of the British Property Federation (BPF), past Chairman of the Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF) and was a Commissioner for the Lyons Housing Review.

Other articles by Bill Hughes

COP, clean energy and capital
Bill Hughes
ESG and long term themes

COP, clean energy and capital

Investments in clean energy infrastructure are potentially one of the most tangible ways for...
By Bill Hughes
08 Nov 2022
3 min read
What society needs now
Bill Hughes
Real assets

What society needs now

Having long-term capital to invest in what society needs right now has never been more important.
By Bill Hughes
05 Jan 2022
3 min read

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