• Head of Hedge Funds and Real Assets Research
  • Preqin

Joe Childs joined Preqin in 2008 and today leads the data provider’s hedge funds and real assets research teams, co-ordinating and directing Preqin’s research efforts in the real estate, infrastructure, natural resources and hedge fund sectors. More than 230 researchers across the globe gather intelligence in all areas of alternative assets, from institutional investor appetite through to fund performance, funds in the market, asset flows, acquisitions and fund manager activity.

Joe has regularly contributed articles to Preqin’s reports and his research has featured in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and specialist alternative assets media. It is with this breadth of expertise that Joe and his colleagues have made Preqin the alternative assets industry’s leading source of data and up to the minute research with offices in New York, London, San Francisco, Singapore, Hong Kong and Manila. Joe graduated with honours after studying Business Economics (International) at the University of Hull and Copenhagen Business School.