Andy Martin is Senior Partner at Strutt & Parker, one of the largest and most successful independent property partnerships in the UK with a network of offices throughout England and Scotland. He was appointed Trustee of the Urban Land Institute in April 2015, following two years as Chairman of the ULI’s United Kingdom District Council and was formerly Chairman and Board member of the Investment Property Forum, where he is now a life member. Mr Martin’s areas of expertise lie in funding, investment, development, master-planning and place-making. He has been involved in a series of private placements and continues several roles as a strategic consultant. He was responsible for creating the Business Park Index with the IPD, now regarded as a benchmark for the industry, and he is also set up the Strutt & Parker IPD Lease Events Review. In 2011, he joined the Advisory Board of Oriel Securities, now Stifel. Mr Martin is frequently involved in Industry panels and advisory groups and also sits on the affiliate advisory board for Christie’s International Real Estate, of which Strutt & Parker is the sole UK affiliate and also sits on the Steering Group for Strutt & Parker’s alliance with Catella in Europe.