Bernard Swain FRICS, Dip IoD

Bernard is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and holds the IOD Diploma in Company Direction, the CISI’s Islamic Finance Qualification and the CFA Society’s Investment Management Certificate.

He has 20 years of professional property experience covering investment, development and asset management as well as the underwriting and structuring of commercial and residential property debt and the provision of corporate governance and substance solutions. His experience has been gained with high-profile London based real estate funds and asset managers including a central London residential specialist, a UK wide commercial office investment asset manager and a European retail focused listed fund. He has also held positions in corporate and institutional real estate financing with two global Banks.

Bernard now acts as a Channel Islands based director on a number of fund, trust, joint-venture partnership and company boards primarily holding UK and pan-European real estate and real estate related debt investments on behalf of a range of global corporate and institutional investors. He is also a member of the RICS Governing Council’s Nominations Committee.