Brown leads Mercer’s Pacific real-estate business and is responsible for investment, consulting and research across global real-estate markets. He has more than 18 years of global investment and strategy experience, spanning direct property investment, multi-manager, private equity and infrastructure development. Prior to joining Mercer in 2011, he was global real-estate strategist for BlackRock, based in London. In this capacity, he advised investors on global real-estate, using equity, debt and synthetic exposure. Prior to joining BlackRock, Brown was a member of JLL’s global capital markets group, advising clients on global strategy and cross-border real-estate acquisitions. Brown is chair of the Property Council of Australia investor roundtable and a member of the Mercer/IPD advisory committee. He has earned a master’s degree from the London School of Economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.