Partner and Chief Executive Officer
Phillip has over 30 years experience in the real estate, funds management and banking industries in Europe, the USA and Australasia. He has been the Head of Real Estate for ABN AMRO Bank, Chief Operating Officer of investor and developer Brookfield and Managing Director of Lend Lease Global Investment.
Phillip has served as an independent member of the Management Committee of Hermes Property Unit Trust and as a non-executive director of Great Portland Estates plc.
Philip Gower OBE
Philip is the founder of the Antler Property Group and Rockmount Capital, a major Alpha partner. He has been a UK and international commercial and residential real estate investor and developer for over 40 years. Philip founded Antler Property Investments in 1972 and has also created a number of highly successful private companies and joint ventures in real estate, private equity, financial services, manufacturing, and e-tailing.
Brad Bauman has over 20 years experience in the real estate and finance industries in both Australasia and Europe in Investment Banks, Property Companies and Institutions, including 7 years with CB Richard Ellis where he was Managing Director of CBRE Financial Services.
Prior to joining Alpha Real Capital, Brad was Executive Director, Real Estate Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers.
Partner and Chief Operating Officer
Mark has previously been Chief Operating Officer and Director - Finance and Operations at RREEF (Deutsche Bank’s real estate funds management group) based in London. He has over 25 years’ experience in real estate, funds management and investment banking.
His experience includes 15 years in real estate investment banking with Deutsche Bank, HSBC Investment Bank and Macquarie Bank in both London and Sydney and 5 years as a property development manager at Lend Lease. Mark holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) from the University of Sydney and an Investment Management Certificate from the UK Society of Investment Professionals.
Partner and Chief Financial Officer
Karl Devon-Lowe is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years finance experience in the real estate and leisure sectors. He joined Alpha Real Capital in March 2007 having previously worked in group finance at Hammerson plc and at Heron International as financial controller for its European leisure portfolio. He is also an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.
Partner, Alpha Real Capital LLP;
Managing Director Palm Capital Partners
Hugo has 20 years of financial services experience across investment banking, fixed income, insurance and principal finance as both principal and adviser. Prior to joining Alpha Real Capital, Hugo worked in pension de-risking across investments, liability hedging and bulk annuities. He was previously CEO of PensionsFirst Capital; a Managing Director at Credit Suisse; and Director responsible for sales and structuring of bulk annuities at Legal & General and a member of the annuities management team.
Partner, Alpha Real Capital LLP
Patrick joined as a partner of Alpha Real Capital LLP in January 2015 from CBRE. He is a Chartered Surveyor focussing primarily on growing the group’s ground rent and other long income property businesses. Patrick has 20 years experience in the property market, the majority which has been spent in the alternative asset sectors (hotels, healthcare, pub and leisure). Prior to CBRE, he was with Gerald Eve, Christie & Co and St Martins Property Corporation.
Partner, Alpha Real Capital LLP
Tom Pissarro has over 25 years of UK commercial property experience and has acquired/managed over £1 billion of UK properties. Tom was previously a main Board Director of Antler Property, where he was responsible for investment, finance and asset management, and prior to that he was a Director with Fletcher King where he qualified as a Chartered Surveyor.
Nick Friedlos has 30 years real estate, financial and operational experience. Prior to joining ARC he was Chief Executive of Mapeley Limited, a real estate investment and management business, and prior to that was CFO of London Merchant Securities PLC and Land Securities Trillium Limited. Earlier in his career he was a partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Nick is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Law degree.
Partner, Investment Capital
Scott Gardner has over 24 years’ experience in the real estate and funds management industries across Australia, Asia and Europe. Scott has worked in financial institutions, property companies and real estate agency. Scott was previously a director of Colliers International and returned to Alpha Real Capital following a period as the Head of Real Estate Fund Management at AUB where he was responsible for c.£1.5bn AUM.
Scott has an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.
Paul Cable has over 35 years experience in the real estate, funds management and banking industries in the UK, Europe and the Far East. He has been Chief Executive of Pacific Investments' property subsidiary, The General Property Investment Company Limited, investing in Europe and the Far East, Head of the Property Finance Group at Baring Brothers in London and Senior Representative in Tokyo. He has worked in the investment advisory departments of DTZ and Knight Frank.
Paul is a Chartered Surveyor.
Stephen has 33 years experience in real estate investment and asset management, including investment in retail, office and industrial property in Germany for Rockspring (where he was based in Berlin) and as European & International Fund Manager for Norwich Union.
Prior experience includes fund managing for the German Retail Box fund at Rockspring, co-founder of Blade Asset Management Ltd, Director of Lathe Investments, a shopping centre investment and funds management group and Fund manager for funds across UK and Europe for Norwich Union.
Transaction & Asset Management
Vincent Leveque has 18 years experience in the commercial property market in France. He worked on the acquisition programme and asset management of the French real estate portfolio of Pacific Investments and for other international property funds. Formerly he worked in both the real estate banking industry at UIC Sofal group and in the corporate advisory and transaction department at Jones Lang LaSalle.
Vincent is based in Paris and experienced in the French real estate investment market.
Alpha Real Capital Iberica
Gordon has over 20 years’ experience in the real estate and finance industries across Europe, the UK and India. Gordon has worked in banking, fund management and real estate consultancy. He was previously a Director in The Royal Bank of Scotland’s investment banking division where he focused on structured real estate led transactions and Fund Manager at Morley Fund Management (Aviva Investors) with responsibility for a number of UK institutional funds. Gordon is a chartered surveyor and is based in Madrid.
Managing Director, TIME Investments
Nigel founded TIME Investments in 2011 and is responsible for over £500m of Alpha's funds under management and over 30 staff. Nigel is the fund manager of TIME:FREEHOLD, which has a twenty year track record of achieving inflation beating returns and constant liquidity. Nigel previously worked as MD of Close Brothers Group PLC’s tax efficient and property business. Nigel qualified as a chartered accountant with PWC after studying law.
Divisional Director, TIME Investments
Stephen has over 6 years of experience of investing in UK SMEs and is the fund manager for the TIME:ADVANCE and TIME:CTC tax efficient investment services. Previously, Stephen was a divisional director at Close Brothers Group PLC’s tax efficient and property division, with responsibility for structuring and managing tax efficient investments, including Enterprise Investment Schemes (EISs). A chartered certified accountant, Stephen began his career with Accenture Corporation.
Operations Director, TIME Investments
Anthony has 7 years’ experience in the property and finance sector and a further 7 years’ experience in public practice. Anthony is responsible for Operations across a range of both onshore and offshore commercial and residential property funds managed or advised by Alpha. Previously Anthony was Director of Operations at Close Brothers property funds management business where he worked for 6 years until transferring to Alpha in February 2011. Anthony qualified as a chartered accountant in New Zealand in 2002 and holds the UKSIP Investment Management certificate.
Global Head of Tempo Structured Products
Chris’s financial services career dates back to 1987, spanning active and passive funds and including over 20 years’ experience with structured products, which he has been actively involved with since the industry’s earliest days in the UK, in the mid 1990’s, playing a significant role in its creation and in many of its turning points over the years.
Before establishing Tempo Structured Products within Alpha Real Capital, Chris held various senior executive level roles including: Director, UK Structured Products Distribution, HSBC Asset Management; Chief Executive, Blue Sky Asset Management; and Managing Director, Incapital Europe.