Professor of Property Studies, New Zealand (PhD – University of Manchester, UK).

Key Interests: Housing, Economics, Planning, Geography, Development, Finance, Real Estate, Tech, Environment, Society, Politics and Policy.

SHORT BIOG

Current:

  • Professor of Property Studies, New Zealand
  • Co-Editor in Chief of the Property Management Journal
  • President-Elect – Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES)
  • CEO of The Property Foundation
  • Director of The Property Knowledge Ltd
  • Co-Director of Property Technology Ltd
  • Council member of the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE).

Past:

  • PhD University of Manchester, UK
  • Visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley, University of Illinois, and Delft University.
  • Author of 6 books.
  • Written over 100 peer-review journals, conference papers, grant-funded reports, and book chapters.
  • Director – Real Estate Analysis Unit (REAU).
  • Fulbright Scholar

LONG BIOG

Professor of Property Studies, New Zealand

  • PhD University of Manchester, UK
  • Author of 6 books.
  • Written over 100 peer-review journals, conference papers, grant-funded reports, and book chapters.
  • Co-Editor in Chief of the Property Management Journal
  • President-Elect – Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES)
  • Council member of the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE).
  • CEO of The Property Foundation
  • Director of The Property Knowledge Ltd
  • Co-Director of Property Technology Ltd
  • Fulbright Scholar
  • Visiting scholar at the University of California Berkeley, University of Illinois, and Delft University.

I am the author of 6 books all published by Routledge.

  • Urban and Environmental Economics (2012).
  • International Approaches to Real Estate Development (2015)
  • Building Procurement (2011)
  • Routledge Companion to Real Estate Development (2017)
  • Construction Procurement – Complex Property Development (2021)
  • The Economics of Property and Planning: Valuing Future Development (2021).

I have lectured in the United Kingdom at The University of Manchester (PhD – University of Manchester, UK), UWE Bristol, and Birmingham University.

Visiting positions have been at the University of California Berkeley, United States; The University of Illinois, United States; and Delft University, The Netherlands.

I am a registered UK-US Fulbright Scholar

I serve as CEO of The Property Foundation which connects academia, the property industry, and society.

I am a Member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Over 100 peer review journals, conference papers, grant-funded reports, and book chapters.

Keynote speaker, chair, host, guest speaker, and panel speaker.

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

I am the Director of a property research consultancy, The Property Knowledge Ltd

Plus I am Co-Director of a conferencing and technology company, Property Technology Ltd

Editorial board of the Property Management Journal (PMJ) the Journal of Property Investment and Finance (JPIF), and The International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis (IJHMA).

Board director of the International Real Estate Society (IRES), and President-Elect of the Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES). Further, I serve as board member of the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE).

Co-Editor In Chief of the Property Management Journal (PMJ)