Executive Director and Global Head of Real Estate Applied Research
Will Robson is Executive Director and Global Head of Real Estate Applied Research at MSCI. He is responsible for the direction and delivery of MSCI’s applied real estate research agenda. The research leverages the unparalleled breadth and depth of MSCI’s private real estate data by combining it with the firm’s analytical tools. Prior to MSCI, Robson spent almost five years at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as a senior, founding member of the real estate research team, building tools and analytical frameworks to aid and enhance the real estate investment process. He also worked as a research analyst at M&G Real Estate where he became responsible for the firm’s property derivatives activities and was heavily involved in developing an approach to cash flow simulation risk modelling. Robson began his career as an economist with the Royal Mail and holds both an MSc and BA in Economics from the University of York and University of Newcastle upon Tyne respectively.