Robert Tull is the Managing Director of Progressive Compliance Advisors, a coaching and consulting firm specializing in the development and support of compliance professionals. Rob concurrently is the Chief Compliance for CBRE Clarion Securities, a global investment management firm specializing in real asset securities. In addition to his role with CBRE Clarion, Rob also recently served as the Global Chief Compliance Officer for CBRE Global Investors as well as the Chief Compliance Officer for CBRE Global Investors Americas’ regulated businesses from January 2017 through September 2018. In these roles, he was responsible for the oversight and execution of the global compliance and risk management programs for a global real estate investment management business line. Rob has spent his career specializing in regulatory compliance; he began his career with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an examiner for investment advisers and investment companies. Rob joined CBRE Clarion’s predecessor firm in 2008, and prior to that, he was a senior consultant for a compliance consulting firm. He has nearly 20 years of compliance and regulatory experience. Rob earned a Master’s degree in business law from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Villanova University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), Certified Securities Compliance Professional (CSCP), and Financial Risk Manager (FRM). Rob is also a former chairman and board member for the National Society of Compliance Professionals and he is a frequent speaker and author on compliance and risk matters.