Fund manager tenure from 18/01/2013
Fiona Rowley joined M&G Real Estate as an investment surveyor in 1994 and was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Property Portfolio on its launch in 2005. She was appointed fund manager in 2007. Before joining the group, Fiona worked for property service company Knight Frank. She has a first class honours degree in estate management from South Bank University and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Investment Property Forum.
Justin Upton joined M&G Real Estate in January 2010 as deputy fund manager of the M&G Pooled Pensions Property Fund (PPLP). On 1 January 2012, he was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Property Portfolio. Before M&G Real Estate, Justin spent two years as a director at Mayfair Capital Investment Management where he was involved with the MC Special Opportunities Fund and Income Trust for Charities. Prior to this, he spent five years at Henderson Global Investors as assistant fund manager on the Henderson Retail Warehouse Fund and the Caspar Fund. Justin undertook his RICS accreditation during four years spent with Cushman Wakefield’s capital markets team. He holds a degree from the University of Birmingham in social and economic history and a Masters from City University in property law and valuation.
James Miéville is the investment specialist for the M&G Property Portfolio. Prior to this, he was the investment specialist for the M&G Global Basics Fund (now the M&G Global Themes Fund) and the M&G Managed Growth Fund, having joined M&G in 2011. James has 8 years’ experience in financial services, including a three-year period with T. Rowe Price in sales and client services. He graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2007 with a degree in commerce with Spanish and is a CFA charterholder.