Mark Gilligan

Head of Infrastructure, Chair of Investment Committee

Mark is currently the Head of Infrastructure. He is responsible for the continued development of our infrastructure equity offering.

Mark joined AXA IM – Real Assets in 2016. Prior to this, he had been at UBS Asset Management since 2007. At UBS, he was Head of European Infrastructure and was both responsible for undertaking and managing infrastructure investments across Europe and integral to the raising of two global infrastructure funds which secured €2.6 billion of capital.

Before joining UBS, Mark spent 10 years as a lawyer at Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King & Wood Mallesons) in Sydney, Australia, where he advised primarily natural resources and infrastructure clients in both the public and private sectors on corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Before retraining as lawyer, Mark was an engineering geologist for six years at Groundwater Technology and ERM in Sydney where he undertook environmental impact assessments and advised on project design for coalmines, motorways and other infrastructure projects.

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the infrastructure and resources sector.

Mark has a Master of Laws, majoring in corporate finance and securities law, from University of Sydney, a Bachelors of Laws (Honors) from University of Technology Sydney, and a Bachelors of Science (Honors) from University of New South Wales.