Alpha Property Insight is a consultancy, led by Dan Hughes, helping property companies to understand how technology is changing the market, both the buildings we use and the way we do our jobs. The rapid growth of technology presents the sector with many opportunities and threats. Alpha Property Insight provides actionable insight and digital plans to help organisations to gain benefit from the changing market.

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Dan leads Alpha Property Insight and is an expert in the use of data, technology and innovation in real estate.

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ESG Tech Consultant

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Pete is an expert in IT in the property sector with a particular specialism of ESG data and solutions.

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Head of content

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Charlotte is experienced leading the content and communication strategies for a wide range of leading organisations across the real estate sector.

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Team support

Sue is an experienced PA in a range of different corporates and supports the team on all projects.

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It seems to be fashionable to have a dog as part of your team and we have come to terms with her being in charge


Dan ​has spent his career working across the built environment and has held senior roles in some of the world's leading data organisations. Dan led the Land and Property Sector strategy and commercial activity at Ordnance Survey, the worlds leading location data specialist. He led the global marketing function at IPD, part of MSCI which is the leading global data, index and benchmarking company for property investment. Dan was also Director of Data and information products for RICS which included BCIS, the worlds leading cost analysis data product and leading a Data Services team providing bespoke consultancy services.

Dan also led the PropTech transformation strategy at RICS. When he left, RICS was recognised as the worlds leading PropTech brand and was voted 'Top Association' at the Global PropTech awards.

Dan sits on the 'BPF Technology and Innovation Working Group', the 'RICS data handling professional statement working group', the 'EG Tech Advisory Panel', the 'Geospatial Commission’s National Land Data Programme Expert Advisory Group' and is founder of the not-for-profit ‘Real Estate Data Foundation’, helping the sector benefit from data. Dan also holds the position of Trustee for the Property Sector Charity, LandAid and Chairs the LandAid Tech Network steering group.

Dan has achieved wide personal recognition in this space; voted one of the Top 50 Data leaders in the UK in 2017, voted Number 1 PropTech Influencer in the UK and the most influential person online in PropTech. In 2018, Dan won the inaugral EG Tech Award for bridging the gap between property and technology and in 2021, Dan was awarded the UK PropTech Association Special achievement award.

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