Appointed to the Board
22 July 2019
Audit Committee; Investment and Disposal Committee; Nomination Committee
Relevant skills and experience
Adam Metz has built a very successful career in the US over 30 years and brings to the Board wide-ranging experience in retail and commercial real estate, as both an executive and non-executive director. He served as CEO of General Growth Properties and President of Urban Shopping Centres, Inc., two US REITs focused on the retail sector. He also has extensive investment experience gained at Blackstone Group, TPG Capital and most recently the Carlyle Group. At the Carlyle Group, he was a Managing Director and Head of International Real Estate and also served on Carlyle’s Management Committee until 2018. Adam has considerable board experience, previously serving on the Boards of Forest City Realty, Parkway Properties and AMLI Realty in the US and Aliansce, a public company focused on shopping malls in Brazil. His comprehensive experience in real estate investment and strategy in the US, Europe and Asia, through listed companies and private equity, enables him to make a valuable contribution to our Board.
Adam is a Non-Executive Director of the Morgan Stanley Direct Lending Fund and SL Investment Corp. He is also Vice-Chair of the Advisory Board for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.