Prior to the formation of M7 Real Estate in November 2008, Matthew was Head of UK Investments at GPT Halverton. Matthew has 30 years of real estate experience. From 2004 to 2007 Matthew was Chairman of WXV, the Edinburgh based property asset management company. Earlier roles included the asset management of Teesland iOG’s (now Valad) Scottish portfolio and, as an equity partner, running Gooch & Wagstaff’s (now Colliers International) Scottish operation. Matthew specialises in the acquisition and asset management of property with income and capital enhancement opportunities, working in joint venture and partnership with investors. Matthew has been a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since 1985 and is a member of the Investment Property Forum. At M7, Matthew is Head of UK Asset Management.