Contact us

Contact us

To find out more about our social housing lending solutions, please get in touch with the team at or contact one of our principal social housing contacts below.

Principal social housing contacts

Mark Davie

Mark Davie, Head of Social Housing
+44 (0) 20 3977 3095

Formerly Head of Social Housing at Dexia and an experienced Non-Executive Director on a housing association board, Mark joined M&G in 2010 as Head of Social Housing. Mark’s focus is to develop social housing investments marrying the needs of consultants and pension funds on the one side and housing associations on the other.

Oriane Auzanneau

Oriane Auzanneau, Director
+44 (0) 20 3977 3074

Oriane joined the Social Housing team in December 2014, having previously focused on direct lending to mid-size UK companies. Oriane joined M&G on the graduate scheme in 2008, following a one year internship at Calyon in France. She has a Masters in Management from EDHEC Business School and an MSc in Finance from the University of Strathclyde Business School. Oriane is a CFA charterholder.

Jacqueline Stapley

Jacqueline Stapley, Associate
+44 (0) 20 3977 1860

Jacqueline joined M&G in 2012, working in Investment Services as a Client Administrator. She moved to the Social Housing team in November 2014 and focuses on the administration and analysis of social housing assets.

Prior to joining M&G, Jacqueline worked at the Bank of New York Mellon as a Fund Accountant. Jacqueline graduated from Oxford Brookes with a degree in Business and Sociology. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Our social housing professionals

William Nicoll

Will Nicoll, CIO, Private and Alternative Assets

William joined M&G Investments in 2004 and is Co-head of Alternative Credit. He is responsible for the development of various products including credit solutions for institutional investors, social housing and other aspects of non-bank lending.

Prior to joining M&G, William was Head of European Credit at Henderson Global Investors and before this had worked at Cazenove & Co in corporate bond research and fund management.

William graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge University with a degree in Natural Sciences. He is a CFA charterholder and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Stephen Coghill

Stephen Coghill, Director

Stephen joined M&G Investments in September 2005 as part of the Fixed Income Graduate recruitment scheme. After spending a number of years working as an analyst and secondary Fund Manager in Structured Credit, he is now a Director in the Alternative Credit team specialising in the origination and acquisition of illiquid investment opportunities. Stephen is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Prior to joining M&G,  he worked on the Sales & Trading floor at Goldman Sachs as a summer intern. Stephen graduated in 2005 with a Masters in Mathematics from Oxford University.

Tim Morris

Tim Morris, Credit Analyst

Tim joined M&G's fixed income credit research team in 2007 and is a credit analyst in the asset-backed securities team. He specialises in analysing the credit, structural and legal risk of Housing Associations, SME CLOs, and other property-backed securitisations. Tim also has a role in the development and maintenance of models and other systems used by the team in their analysis process.

Prior to joining M&G, Tim was a student at the University of Manchester where he completed his Masters in Mathematics. He is a CFA charterholder.

Peter Manners Smith

Peter Manners-Smith, Fund Manager

Peter joined M&G Investments in 2010 as Assistant Fund Manager on the Secured Property Income Fund (SPIF). Working closely with colleagues in Fixed Income and M&G Real Estate, Peter focuses on the management of SPIF.

Prior to joining M&G, Peter worked for Cushman & Wakefield Investors as an Investment Manager. He was responsible for portfolios invested in unlisted property funds on a global basis.

Peter joined the real estate industry in 2007 and is a Chartered Surveyor and an FCA Approved Person.  He holds a BSc (Hons) in Investment and Finance in Property from the University of Reading and an MPhil in Real Estate Finance from the University of Cambridge. 

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