Iain Murray, Bidwells
Iain Murray
Partner- Head of Operational Living

Iain leads a team of specialist Operational Living Consultants and Research Analysts at Bidwells, based in its London office, with over 140 clients from the UK, Ireland and Spain. The team have worked on over 60k+ Rental Homes and Student Beds covering PBSA, Co-living, Build to Rent, Single Family Housing/Rental, Later/Senior Living and Retirement.

Iain is considered a veteran of the Living sector adding it to his 38-year career. The past projects on his CV are considerable, over £8bn of schools and hospitals in the PPP market as a Partner at G&T, the Estates Rationalisation Project for HMNB Clyde (Faslane & Coulport), over 50 Care Homes both Developed and Operated, and a strong background in FM including a term as Chair of the Professional Institute for FM the now IWFM and Deputy Chair of Global FM.

Iain entered the Rental Living Sector over a decade ago founding LIV Consult, alongside Graham Bates, and the LIV Group, before selling the business to Cortland in 2019. Bidwells acquired the Operational Consultancy Team in April this year. The team are known for their knowledge leadership in Operational Living and Iain is recognised as a subject leader and an accomplished speaker in the industry. He and his team have delivered advice on over £6.2bn of assets.

Iain is Chair of the Association of Rental Living Scottish Hub, sits on their Strategic Group for the UK and is a member of the Whole Life Cost Hub. Iain is also a mentor for the ULI.