Bill Rodney

Bill Rodney DipLA MSc FRICS – Director

Bill is a Chartered Surveyor whose career has spanned both private and public sector work. He has worked on large-scale commercial development schemes and major urban regeneration projects. He has also consulted on funding and development strategies for commercial property projects in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia as well as having extensive teaching experience in the UK, Hong Kong and Malaysia.

He has advised on project finance and Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) to Central and Local Government Authorities and undertaken research and consultancy projects in development, cash flow analysis and corporate real estate on a range of topics related to business strategy and trends impacting the real estate industry.

He has over 25 years of teaching and training experience, mainly in postgraduate courses such as specialist Real Estate Investment & Finance Masters and MBA programmes and senior manager workshops. During this time he has presented training throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East for a range of investment managers, corporate advisory teams, legal firms and public sector institutions.

Bill has a long and extensive practical experience in spreadsheets modelling and training. He has built a wide range of spreadsheet models including: Development appraisals; investment analysis (UK and Continental Europe); risk, simulation and real estate portfolio modelling; break clause and option pricing; corporate finance models. He is active in research and consultancy. He combines extensive practical experience with a strong academic background. This enables Bill to relate theory to practical applications.

His professional training includes being the founding Technical Director and contributor to the Investment Property Forum’s Advanced Education Programme, and faculty member on Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Designation Programmes. In addition he served as the RICS delegate to FIG Commission 9 involving speaking at international workshops and conferences.

He is also a Registered CPD Presenter – verifying a proven track record in training, lecturing and enhancing skills and knowledge in specialist technical areas with an established practical experience background.

Bill gained his MSc in Real Estate Investment & Finance at City University just before joining the facility and becoming Head of Department. He retains a part-time post as Senior Lecturer, in the Faulty of Finance, Cass Business School (City University London).