- Managing Director, Head of Global Product & Solutions, Real Estate
Austin is a managing director and oversees real estate corporate strategy and the development of all new real estate funds, joint ventures and client solutions globally.
He is a member of the global leadership team, an executive officer of Nuveen Global Cities strategies, and the chair of the product design group, which evaluates all new real estate client solutions and products. Austin works alongside Alice Breheny, global head of research, jointly running the company’s research and development (R&D) function. The R&D team identifies global, structural trends and finds appropriate opportunities for real estate investors. Prior to his current role, Austin worked in real estate investment at Henderson, Schroders and Jones Lang LaSalle.
Austin graduated with a B.S., honors, in Economics and Geography from the University of Reading and a M. Phil. in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge. He holds the Investment Management Certificate from, and is a member of, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Austin is also a member of the INREV due diligence committee.