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Senior Lecturer in Real Estate Finance, Investment and Valuation at Cass Business School & Director i-analysis training

The course director is a Chartered Surveyor whose career has spanned both private and public sector work, including large-scale development schemes, urban regeneration projects, project finance and Private Finance Initiatives (PFI). He has undertaken research and consultancy projects in development, cash flow analysis and corporate real estate and business strategy and trends impacting the real estate industry. He has advised on funding and development strategies in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia as well as having extensive teaching experience in the UK, Hong Kong and Malaysia. His teaching experience has covered specialist Real Estate Investment & Finance Masters and MBA programmes and he runs training courses globally for banks, investment managers, corporate advisory teams, legal firms and public sector clients. Topics covered combine spreadsheet modelling for debt / equity structuring, development appraisals and finance, investment analysis, risk, simulation and portfolio modelling, leases and option pricing, corporate finance models. He combines extensive practical experience with a strong academic background. This enables him to relate theory to practical applications. He is a Registered CPD Presenter - verifying a proven track record in training, lecturing and enhancing skills and knowledge in specialist technical areas with an established practical experience background. The instructor holds MSc in Real Estate Investment & Finance from City University, London where he subsequently became Head of Department. He retains a part-time position as Senior Lecturer in the Faulty of Finance, Cass Business School, teaching on specialist Masters courses and postgraduate programmes.

Cass Business School
Senior Lecturer in Valuation

Member of the Investment Property Forum Professional experience in real estate finance, development and appraisal. Specialist in Real Estate Finance spreadsheet modelling.


DipLA (Bristol) and MSc (City).

Memberships of Professional Organisations

Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), Mar 1972 – present


Primary Topics

  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Finance


real estate

Geographic Areas

  • Africa
  • Europe - Central
  • Europe
  • Europe - Southeast
  • Asia - Southeast
  • Middle East
  • Africa - Southern
  • Scandinavia
  • Africa - Eastern
  • Europe - Western
  • Africa - Western
  • Europe - Eastern
  • Europe - Southern

Books (3)

  • Rodney, W. and Clark, P. (1997). New Development Funding Techniques in the 1990's: A Case Study Approach. ISBN 0-85406-864-3.
  • Rodney, W. and Gallimore, P. (1997). The Identification and Analysis of the Extent of the Transfer of Risk in Primary Health Care Development. ISBN 0-85406-864-3.
  • Rodney, W. and Venmore Rowland, P. (1996). Private versus Public Sector Property Development: Risk Evaluation Techniques. ISBN 0-85406-930-5.

Chapters (5)

  • Rodney, W. and Fourt, R. (2006). Understanding Risk and Optimal Timing in a Real Estate Development Using Real Options Analysis. In Mun, J. (Ed.), Modeling Risk: Applying Monte Carlo Simulation, Real Options Analysis, Forecasting, and Optimization Techniques Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-78900-0.
  • Rodney, W. and Fourt, R. (2005). Alternative Uses for a Proposed Real Estate Development. In Mun, J. (Ed.), Real Options Analysis, 2nd Edition: Tools and Techniques for Valuing Strategic Investments & Decisions Wiley.
  • Mun, J., Rodney, W. and Fourt, R. (2004). Extended Business Cases II: From Land to Money. In Mun, J. (Ed.), Applied Risk Analysis: Moving Beyond Uncertainty in Business John Wiley & Sons. ISBN 978-0-471-47885-0.
  • Rodney, W., Axcell, A. and Rodney, B. (1998). Valuation of Real Estate where No Market Evidence Exists or Only Limited Market Data is Available. Developing the Profession in a Developing World: XXI International Congress: FIG '98, Brighton, UK, 19-25 July 1998 (pp. 89–104). International Federation of Surveyors (FIG). ISBN 978-0-85406-898-2.
  • Rodney, W., French, N. and Matysiak, G. (1995). The quality of property investment. (pp. 49–67). Ahmedabad Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India..

Journal Articles (7)

  • Booth, P. and Rodney, B. (2002). The repayment of mortgages by endowment assurances. Journal of Property Investment & Finance, 20(2), pp. 116–126. doi:10.1108/14635780210420016.
  • Rodney, W. and Gallimore, P. (2002). Risk assessment in PFI schemes for primary health care. Facilities, 20(1/2), pp. 52–60. doi:10.1108/02632770210414290.
  • Crosby, N., Newell, G., Matysiak, G., French, N. and Rodney, B. (1997). Client perception of property investment valuation reports in the UK. Journal of Property Research, 14(1), pp. 27–47. doi:10.1080/095999197368744.
  • Dawson, A.J.D. and Rodney, W.H. (1994). The Use of Exchange‐rate Hedging Techniques by UK Property Companies. Journal of Property Finance, 5(4), pp. 56–67. doi:10.1108/09588689410080293.
  • Rodney, W. (1994). Risk appraisal in property development. Journal of Property Finance .
  • Rodney, W., Venmore Rowland, P. and Gerbich, M. (1994). Single property trusts: the tax implications of making SPOTS capital gains exempt. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Report .
  • Rodney, W. and Rydin, Y. (1992). The risk of property investment. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors/SPR Property in a Portfolio Context pp. 32–37.

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