Emma overseas UK research. She is involved in the view formation, analysis and strategy for the UK markets, working on the alternative property sectors in particular and specialising in UK residential. As part of her work on the residential sector, she has developed PRISM - a quantitatively driven analysis tool that enables the assessment of markets at local authority level and aids the investment manager when considering potential acquisitions. Emma also leads strategy for the global markets. She has worked in real estate research since 2003 and joined M&G Real Estate in 2011. Previously, she worked for Hearthstone Investments, a specialist residential fund manager, ING Real Estate Investment Management, and Cushman & Wakefield. Emma has a BSc in Economics from Warwick University and holds the Investment Management Certificate as well as the IPF Investment Education Programme Diploma.