Russell is the CEO of Intrinsic Value Real Estate Advisers, a recently-established company which will, initially, provide consultancy to real estate investors using intrinsic value principles.
Prior to this, Russell was the Chief Investment Officer for the Property team at Aberdeen Asset Management (now Aberdeen Standard Investments), where he oversaw the performance and investment risk of all property funds and mandates, implementing an intrinsic-value framework for all investment decisions and for all clients across all geographies. He was also a Board Director of the three main FCA-regulated entities at Aberdeen and sat on the Multi-Asset Investment Committee and Performance and Investment Risk Committee.
Earlier roles include Global Real Estate Strategist at UBS Global Asset Management and Head of Property Research - Europe at Henderson Global Investors.
Russell holds a Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Land Economy from the University of Cambridge and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Estate Management from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Russell is a Chartered Surveyor.