Mark Burton currently serves as a Board Member of Real Estate Credit Investments and is Chairman of AEW UK Reit plc both of which are quoted companies and also sits on the board of Value Retail plc. He sits on the Real Estate Advisory Boards for Norges Bank Investment Management and GreenOak and acts as an advisor to Citic Capital Real Estate.
Mr Burton is a Chartered Surveyor, has been a member of the UK Government Property Advisory Group and was formerly chairman of The Investment Property Forum and Urban Land Institute UK.
Mr Burton’s career has included senior Executive roles at United Bank of Kuwait, AXA REIM and AIG Global Real Estate Investment Europe. In 2001 Mr Burton became Chief Investment Officer of the Real Estate Department at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, subsequently performing the same role at Abu Dhabi Investment Council in 2007 from where he retired in 2010.