Steven Hash is a consultant with Renaissance Macro Research, LLC, an equity research and trading firm focused on macro research in the investment strategy, economics and Washington policy sectors, which he co-founded in 2012 and served as its President and Chief Operating Officer until April 2020. Mr. Hash is a member of the board of directors of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a publicly traded REIT, where he serves as the lead independent director, chair of the compensation committee, and as a member of the audit committee. In February 2019, Mr. Hash was appointed to the board of directors of DiamondPeak Holdings Corp., a newly organized blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganizing or similar business combination. Mr, Hash is also a member of the board of directors for Nuveen Global Cities REIT, Inc., a non-traded REIT, and serves as the lead independent director and member of the audit committee. Between 1993 and 2012, Mr. Hash held various leadership positions with Lehman Brothers (and its successor, Barclays Capital), including Global Head of Real Estate Investment Banking from 2006 to 2012, Chief Operating Officer of Global Investment Banking from 2008 to 2011, Director of Global Equity Research from 2003 to 2006, Director of U.S. Equity Research from 1999 to 2003, and Senior Equity Research Analyst from 1993 to 1999 covering the Real Estate Investment Trusts sector. From 1990 to 1993, Mr. Hash held various positions with Opperheimer & Company's Equity Research Department, including senior research analyst. He began his career in 1988 as an auditor for the accounting and consulting first of Arthur Anderson & Co.