Mark has over 20 years of experience working for a range of leading European investment management firms. He started his career at IPD before moving on to become Head of Research at Celexa Real Estate Investment Management. Mark joined Gatehouse Investment management in 2001 which was later acquired by Insight Investment and led ultimately to his role as Head of Strategy at Invista Real Estate. For the 5 year period before joining Orchard Street, Mark was Head of EMEA Real Assets research at BlackRock. Mark has a successful track record in developing tailored real estate investment strategies for a diverse range of public and private clients as part of their wider performance and liability matching aspirations. Mark is Head of Strategy at Orchard Street.