Relaunched as IPE Real Assets in 2017, Richard Lowe was appointed Editor of IPE Real Estate in July 2011, one of the leading publications for institutional investment in the global property markets. He began contributing to IP Real Estate over six years ago as Deputy Editor and a freelance journalist. IPE Real Assets combines global real estate, infrastructure and real assets markets reporting with an in-depth knowledge of the pension fund industry, and Lowe has experience in covering these areas. He has written for numerous real estate and pension titles, and won Pensions Journalist of the Year (trade publications) at the State Street Institutional Press Awards in 2010. He started his career in journalism at the Bristol Evening Post in 2001, before moving into financial journalism. Lowe has a degree in history from the University of the West of England.