BMO backs Howard to replace Lowe

Matthew Howard, is to succeed Peter Lowe as lead manager of BMO Real Estate Investment Trust. This transfer of responsibilities is due to take place 19th July 2022. Lowe continuing to run the trust until then, with the support of the wider BMO team, and providing support thereafter to ensure an orderly handover period.  Howard joined BMO from Federated Hermes five years ago and sits on the company’s investment committee.

In light of this manager change coinciding with Rebecca Gates’ retirement as director, Vikram Lall will remain on the board indefinitely instead of stepping down later this year as originally planned.