Matthew Lynch is Head of Global Real Estate, the US investment management business of UBS Global Asset Management, since 2004. A member of the firm's investment committee since 1996, Matt has been its Chair since 2004. Mr. Lynch heads the US management committee and has been a member of the global management committee since its inception in 2002. He joined the firm in 1996 as general counsel and a member of the senior management team. In this role, Mr. Lynch had responsibility for legal and compliance issues, the development of products for the business, as well as assisting in the establishment of the company’s global real estate organization. He joined Aetna Life Insurance Company’s Law Department in 1994 as counsel in the Real Estate Investment Practice Group. He was previously a Partner in the Boston law firm of Hale and Dorr, practicing Real Estate and Environmental law for 10 years. Mr. Lynch is a past member of the board of directors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers, a member of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries, the Pension Real Estate Association, the Real Estate Roundtable, and the Real Estate Finance Association. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut and Massachusetts.