Jack will lead the push in driving technological innovation across TH Real Estate’s global platform, in line with the company’s ‘Tomorrow’s World’ investment philosophy.
His focus will include analysis and solutions for how technology is changing what end-users want from real estate, proactive engagement with PropTech start-ups and disruptors, and efforts seeking to leverage emerging technologies such as Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.
These initiatives will be integrated into TH Real Estate’s investment process, driving decisions around asset selection, optimum asset management and portfolio resilience.
“This new role will help develop TH Real Estate’s strategic positioning in light of real estate innovation and prevailing technological trends,” said Mike Sales, Head of TH Real Estate. “Jack’s dedicated mandate and thorough understanding of this area will continue to enhance our Tomorrow’s World investment approach.
“Our priority is to deliver outperformance for our clients by striving to future-proof today’s investments and identifying the optimum strategies for tomorrow. By embracing technological innovation and taking a lead in this exciting field, we can harness big picture trends and insights that will impact the future use and demand for global real estate.”
Jack will work alongside TH Real Estate’s investment, research, product and operational teams to ensure the approach is embedded and leveraged across the global platform.
“We believe that real estate is going through a structural shift and ensuring that the big picture trends we all hear about are reflected in our bottom up investment behaviour will be crucial to being an innovative and impactful investor in Tomorrow’s World,” commented Jack.