Mr. Hughes is a Vice president in Ares Real Estate, where he focuses on European real estate equity. Prior to joining Ares in 2022, Mr. Hughes was a Development Manager at Hines. Mr. Hughes holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering an M.Sc. in Construction Project Management from the University of South Wales. Mr. Hughes is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).