The Company will seek to generate consistent income returns for shareholders by investing in a diversified portfolio of long-dated ground rents.
Schroder Real Estate Investment Management was appointed as the Alternative Investment Fund Manager (‘AIFM’) to Ground Rents Income Fund plc (‘GRIO’ or 'the Company') on 13 May 2019.
Chris joined Schroders in May 2019 from Brooks Macdonald where he was the Assistant Fund Manager for the Ground Rents Income Fund. Prior to joining Brooks Macdonald in January 2016, Chris worked at M&G where he was focused on UK equity income mandates, and Fleming Family & Partners. He started his investment management career in 2008 and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from University College London and a MA in International Political Economy from the University of Sheffield. Chris is a FCA Approved Person.
The investment policy of the Company is to hold a diversified portfolio of ground rents, including freeholds and head leases of residential, retail and commercial properties located in the United Kingdom.