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Investment Advisor

Fundamentum Social Housing REIT PLC & The Social Housing Infrastructure Fund.

Product Range

We have a range of products including a UK REIT PLC, SICAV RAIF Fund and Managed Accounts.

Offices

We have offices in London and the Isle of Man.

Track Record

Working within the social, supported and affordable housing sectors we have successfully transacted on more than £300m in properties.

Sustainability Reporting

We're proud members of the UKSIF and PRI associations and are early adopters of the Equity Impact Project for Social Housing.

FCA Representative

Fundamentum Property Advisers Limited is an FCA Appointed Representative.

Established Relationships

Over a number of years we have built positive working relationships with multiple local authorities, housing associations and care providers.

Responsible Investing

Our responsible investment products are designed to produce competitive returns, improving environmental conditions, for positive social impact while incorporating high levels of corporate governance.

Geographically Diverse

We work with more than 40 local authorities across the UK, providing high quality social and affordable housing for vulnerable people.

The Management Team

Founding Director

Christian Forbes

Christian began his career working for a listed residential property fund specialising in asset management and development of properties in the United Kingdom...

Christian began his career working for a listed residential property fund specialising in asset management and development of properties in the United Kingdom.

In 2013, Christian managed an investment advisor that provided services to two Luxembourg real estate fund structures and was part of the executive team that successfully launched the Fundamentum Social Housing REIT on The International Stock Exchange in 2019.

In 2020, Christian assisted on the launch of the Social Housing Infrastructure Fund, investing in UK Social & Affordable Housing.

Founding Director

Stewart Quayle

Stewart has 25 years’ experience in the banking industry, working for the NatWest Banking Group, Cater Allen Private Banking (subsequently Abbey International) and the Bank of Ireland...

Stewart has 25 years’ experience in the banking industry, working for the NatWest Banking Group, Cater Allen Private Banking (subsequently Abbey International) and the Bank of Ireland.

After leaving the banking industry, Stewart established a bespoke news and investment portal for the intermediary market, IFA Shops.

In 2019, Stewart was part of the executive team that successfully launched the Fundamentum Social Housing REIT PLC listed on the International Stock Exchange and in 2020, was a Board member of the Geneal Partner that launched the Social Housing Infrastructure Fund, a SCA SICAV RAIF.

Stewart sits on the board of various companies within the real estate sector.

Founding Director

Ash Dougal

Ash has over 20 years’ experience in sustainable and impact investing. In 2008, Ash co-founded Falcon Coffees, an Ethical commodity trading business and in 2016, he sold his equity stake in Falcon to Westrock Coffee, a NASDAQ listed company...

Ash has over 20 years’ experience in sustainable and impact investing. In 2008, Ash co-founded Falcon Coffees, an Ethical commodity trading business and in 2016, he sold his equity stake in Falcon to Westrock Coffee, a NASDAQ listed company.

In 2012, Ash founded the Paragon Property Group, a property investment and management company, active in the UK industrial and residential sectors. In 2019, Ash was part of the executive team that successfully launched the Fundamentum Social Housing REIT PLC and in 2020, Ash was a board member of the General Partner that launched the Social Housing Infrastructure Fund, a SCA SICAV RAIF. Ash is an active investor and sits on the boards of various companies covering a range of industries.

Group Financial Controller

Michelle Gale

Michelle is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a diploma in fund administration. Michelle has over 20 years experience in the company, trust and fund industries...

Michelle is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds a diploma in fund administration. Michelle has over 20 years experience in the company, trust and fund industries spanning the Isle of Man, the Cayman Islands and London. Gaining experience in private equity, real estate, fixed income, equity and alternative investments (hedge funds, REITs, derivatives, mutual funds and commodities). At Fundamentum Michelle is responsible for all aspects of accounting and financial matters.

Non-Executive Team

Non-Executive Director

Theresa Wallace

35 years in the real estate industry and authority in the lettings industry. Savills Director, National Head of Compliance and Customer Services and Previous Head of lettings for the Southern Region. Founder & Chair of the Letting Industry Council...

35 years in the real estate industry and authority in the lettings industry. Savills Director, National Head of Compliance and Customer Services and Previous Head of lettings for the Southern Region.

Founder & Chair of the Letting Industry Council, championed by Lord Best with regular attendants from the Department for Levelling up Homes and Communities and all major real estate companies, professional bodies including RICS and Propertymark, Tenancy Deposit and Ombudsman schemes.

Assists and advises the Department of Communities and Local Government in agreeing the Private Rental Sector Code and invited to comment and review various white papers on PRS legislation. Invited and attended round table committee meeting at No. 10 Downing Street.

Theresa regularly engages with Government officials and gave evidence to the Renters Reform Bill Committee in November 2023 at the House of Lords. Regular speaker at various conference and summits relating to the lettings industry.

Non-Executive Director

Nathan Stolborg

20 years experience in Social Housing Care & Support sectors. Worked as the Chief Operating Officer for a Registered Provider, and prior to that headed the Tenancy and Community Support function...

20 years experience in Social Housing Care & Support sectors.

Worked as the Chief Operating Officer for a Registered Provider, and prior to that headed the Tenancy and Community Support function of a large Hampshire based Housing Association, overseeing a portfolio of 34,000 homes.

Has significant experience of collaborating with stakeholders from Local Authority housing, commissioning, and social care teams, as well as developers, care and support providers.

Nathan has acted as the safeguarding lead and Data Protection Officer for a number of Housing Associations and has been an active member of the National Federation of Housing’s Health, Care and Supported Housing Group.

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