2021 Annual Webinar Series - Overview of UK Property and Investment Markets


Overview of UK Property and Investment Markets

Date: 22 November 2021 (Monday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. (HKT)
Fee: Free of charge
Language: English
CPD hours: N/A


  • An overview of the UK macro update
  • Overview of UK Property Market
  • Overview of Private Investments in UK

Guest Speakers

Ms. Monique Wong
Executive Director & Senior Portfolio Manager

Coutts International


Monique is the Deputy to the Chief Investment Officer and also the investment ambassador for the Coutts brand. She manages wealth & investment portfolios across the Coutts, NatWest and RBS groups, with assets under management of £30 billion.


Focuses on tactical asset allocation, and implementing a blended approach of direct securities, passive trackers and active funds to investment portfolios. Reflecting the Coutts house view across portfolios with varying risk profiles, base currency denominations and investment objectives. She also works on pitching and marketing investment propositions.

Ms. Katherine O'Shea
Director, Strategic Solutions
Coutts International


Katherine is the Director in the Strategic Solutions team at Coutts. Its connections enable the team to identify innovative and attractive opportunities for clients who have increasingly diverse needs. Drawing on the extensive experience of its in-house specialists, introductions can be facilitated to a carefully selected network of third party providers. The team specifically focuses on private equity, corporate finance and residential real estate.


She works with clients who are looking to buy or invest in residential property and manages the Coutts panel of residential buying agents. Katherine has an MSc in International Business and Finance and a first class honours degree in Business Studies. She also holds an Investment Advice Diploma and is currently studying an MSc in Real Estate.

Mr. Benedict Nagle Taylor
Director, Strategic Solutions
Coutts International


Benedict joined the Strategic Solutions team in 2016, and works primarily on the Coutts Investment Club and UK Enterprise Fund, through which we offer clients UK private company investments opportunities. Through the Investment Club, he leads originating and screening direct deals to introduce them to a select group of UHNW and family office clients through the Investment Club.


He first joined Coutts in 2013, with roles in wealth management for our Professionals department, and in managing credit product strategy.


Prior joining Coutts, Benedict read history at the University of Warwick, focussing on modern US history and global history since 1500. His interests include American football, US politics, and tea.

Ms. Venise Liu
International Wealth Manager
Coutts International


Venise joined the International Team in 2020 as a wealth manager with a focus on the Global Chinese Community. She specialises in working with clients who are residents non domiciled and non residents non domiciled in the UK. Prior to joining Coutts, Venise has spent many years as a Private Banker across Singapore and Hong Kong and has worked closely with UHNW and HNW families in the region.