Alan Supple, managing director, a portfolio manager in the International Equity Group , based in London, responsible for global real estate securities strategies. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, he was employed for 8 years at BNY Mellon Asset Management in London where he built and led a team responsible for the European portion of global real estate securities strategies. Prior to this, he held senior positions in corporate finance and acquisitions within two quoted real estate companies in Brussels and New York, and from 1999 to 2003 was a real estate investment banker with Salomon Smith Barney in New York. Prior to his real estate experience, Alan was an environmental consultant, advising a variety of government and private sector clients on environmental liabilities. Alan holds a BA in Geology from Oxford University, an MS in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago and an MBA from Columbia Business School.