Ben Forster is an equity research analyst at Schroders Plc, a leading global asset manager with over £500bn of client assets under management. He is a sector specialist in global digital infrastructure, European real assets and US gaming & lodging. During his 12 years with the firm Ben has invested in real estate and infrastructure assets through a number of routes, including direct acquisitions, private funds and the equity of listed companies. Working on the Global Cities team, his responsibilities include identifying new investment opportunities, interacting with company executives and financial modelling, facilitating long term investments on behalf of clients. He has led a number of initiatives relating to the team's focus on urbanisation, data science and ESG, and publishes thought-leadership pieces on the Schroders Global Cities website: https://www.schroders.com/en/schrodersglobalcities/blog/.
Ben has lived and worked in London and New York for Schroders, travelling frequently to tour investment assets in Europe, the Americas and Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree and has received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.