He is a senior adviser to Capita. Prior to setting up John Forbes Consulting LLP in 2013, he spent over twenty-five years with PwC, where he led the Real Estate Industry Practice in EMEA.
He is a member of the UK Executive Committee of the Urban Land Institute and the Indirect Property Funds Group and Solvency II working party of the Investment Property Forum. He is a member of the AREF/INREV/IPF "End of Fund Life" Project Team. He is the chairman of the judges for the IP Real Estate Global Awards. He is the chairman of the independent supervisory board of the UBS Triton Property Fund.