Professor Andrew Baum is chairman of Property Funds Research, a real estate consulting and research business, chairman of Newcore Capital Management, a fund manager, and advisor to several other real estate organisations including CBRE Global Investors, Redevco and Ashby Capital. Andrew held the Chair in Land Management at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, from 1989 to 2013 and was founder in 2002 of the Reading Real Estate Foundation. He was appointed Emeritus Professor at Reading in 2013. He was Honorary Professor of Real Estate Investment at the University of Cambridge from 2009 to 2014, and a Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge from 2011 to 2014. He is a visiting professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, USA, and was appointed Visiting Professor of Management Practice at the University of Oxford in 2013. He holds BSc, MPhil and PhD degrees from the University of Reading in the UK. A qualified member of the RICS and the CFA Institute (UK ASIP), he is the author or co-author of several textbooks with combined sales of over 60,000.