William Cooper qualified as a chartered tax adviser with KPMG and subsequently as a corporate treasurer before spending many years at Land Securities, the UK’s largest listed REIT/Developer. William held several financing and investment roles and prior to leaving, was the group’s Corporate Finance Director. William transacted over $19bn of acquisitions, disposals and financing. Notable transactions include the $6bn acquisition of the Secondary Market Infrastructure Fund; the $800m acquisition of the X Leisure Retail Fund and creating a $500m Infrastructure Debt Fund. William has also advised family offices/high net-worth individuals on real estate and debt restructuring.