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 investment, using equity, debt and synthetic exposure. Prior to joining BlackRock, he 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. Brown has earned a master’s degree from the London School of Economics. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.