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Ian Cullen

Ian Cullen

IPD Co-Founder and MSCI Advisory Director

Ian co-founded the IPD Group — now a unit of MSCI — in 1985. An economist, he oversaw production of real estate indexes, performance measurement and delivery of information to clients. Currently, he provides advice across the real estate business, focusing particularly upon applied research, index and benchmark methodologies, client services and regulation. He received his doctorate from University College London, where he started his career as a lecturer and researcher in urban analysis.

Research and Insights

Articles by Ian Cullen

    Listed and Private Real Estate : Putting the pieces back together

    Research Report | Apr 19, 2017 | Ian Cullen, Bert Teuben

    A Study of the Drivers of European Listed Real Estate Performance in Association with the European Public Real Estate Association.

    MSCI Real Estate Solvency II 2017 Update Report

    Research Report | Mar 7, 2017 | Ian Cullen

    The primary purpose of the 2011 IPD Solvency ll Review was to assess the information base used by the European Insurance and Occupational Pension Authority (EIOPA) in determining an appropriate solvency capital requirement for real estate portfolios held by insurance companies. This update report adds six years of European investment market data to that available for the original study, bringing the capital risk analysis up to December 2015.