PERE Asia Summit postponed from March

Given the ongoing rise in Covid-19 cases in Asia which is tightening borders and restrictions around meeting and gathering, we must unfortunately postpone the PERE Asia Summit due to run on 28 February – 3 March.

We have made this difficult decision to ensure a safe event for our global audience to attend and that local policies are such that allow networking in a way that you would expect at the Asia Summit. Stay tuned for an announcement of the new date in the coming weeks.

If you have any enquiries about the PERE Asia Summit, please get in contact with us at peremembership@peimedia.com.

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Create a new blueprint for global private real estate at the 15th annual PERE Asia Summit in Singapore

Expand your network with global real estate’s most influential gathering of institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, and strategic partners.

Taking place over four days of networking and industry-leading content, the Summit helps you secure capital allocations for global real estate investments and be at the forefront of Asian markets.

Download the preliminary agenda to view the hot topics impacting Asian investor allocations in 2022 and beyond.

Accelerate your fundraising

Catch up with investors post-pandemic and create new opportunities through the networking-focused program.

Expand your investor network in Asia

Meet investors allocating to Asian real estate at the region’s biggest networking event for global real estate leaders.

Learn latest allocations trends  

Navigate volatility through various strategies and hot topics featured at the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum, the Debt & Financing Forum, and the Logistics Forum.

Keynote fireside chat

The next chapter in APAC real estate

ESR’s Co-CEOs set out their roadmap for the asset class

Keynote speakers:
Stuart Gibson
Executive Director, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, ESR
Jeffrey Shen
Executive Director, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, ESR

Download the agenda to see the trends impacting Asian investors and markets, including:

  • Dissect post-pandemic investor strategies and appetite change
  • Explore the current landscape of real estate markets
  • Identify where the opportunities rising from office, hospitality, and social real estate
  • Learn how to incorporate diversity, social and governance to your portfolio and much more.

Connect with our industry-leading speaker faculty

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Meet Asia’s leading real estate investors

Build strong relationships, share the latest market insights, and shape global capital flow with Asia’s most influential investor network.
AISIN Pension Fund
AustralianSuper
Aware Super
Brunei Investment Agency
China Ping An Life Insurance
Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Japan Post Bank
Korea Investment Corporation (KIC)
Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)
Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System (SCERS)
Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)
SunSuper
Temasek
Tokio Fire & Marine Insurance
And many more ...

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  • Opportunity to share your thought-leadership
  • High-profile branding opportunities
  • And much, much more …

To discuss options that suit your firm, contact our sponsorship team.

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View our preliminary agenda to discover the topics that will be discussed at the PERE Asia Summit.

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Agenda

PERE Asia Summit (Postponed, new date to be announced later) - Tuesday 1st

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Forum
13:00 - 13:50

Networking lunch

13:50 - 14:00

Welcome address and opening remarks

Ashmita Chhabra
Ashmita Chhabra, Apex Group

Ashmita Chhabra

Managing Director, Business Development, Asia Pacific, Apex Group

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14:00 - 14:45

Keynote panel - DEI – investing in the future

Ambika Goel, Christopher Kimm

Learn how and why the industry leaders make DEI their top priority.

  • Unravelling the relationship between diversity, inclusion, and business performance
  • Identifying the major barriers to achieving DEI in 2022
  • What a successful DEI strategy looks like?
Ambika Goel, Blackstone

Ambika Goel

Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

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Christopher Kimm, DWS

Christopher Kimm

Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific , DWS

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14:45 - 15:30

Panel - E for equity

  • What does equity mean in the context of real estate?
  • Why doesn’t equal treatment lead to fairness?
  • Understanding the part privilege plays in attaining equity
15:30 - 15:50

Networking coffee break

15:50 - 16:20

Presentation – Compensation in unlisted RE

  • First of its kind survey of APAC’s unlisted real estate managers
  • 2022 findings of compensation & employee sentiment
16:20 - 16:50

Interview: People & culture

Christie Ou, Miao Song
  • Best practices for recruitment
  • Battling “the Great Resignation” and retaining talent
  • How to hone an inclusive and high performance work culture?
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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A speaker photo for Miao Song

Miao Song

Chief Information Officer, GLP

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16:50 - 17:25

Roundtable - Family friendly policies

  • What is the bare minimum in 2022?
  • What are the benefits of going above and beyond?
17:25 - 17:30

Closing remarks

Ashmita Chhabra
Ashmita Chhabra, Apex Group

Ashmita Chhabra

Managing Director, Business Development, Asia Pacific, Apex Group

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Family Office Forum
13:00 - 13:50

Networking lunch

13:50 - 14:00

Welcome address and opening remarks

Peter Plaut
Peter Plaut, Wimmer Group

Peter Plaut

Executive Director, Wimmer Group

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14:00 - 14:45

Keynote panel - Looking ahead to 2022

Olivier Jolivet, Robert Yap, Rebekah Woo, Marta Drummond
  • Discover the opportunities in global real estate: the hottest sectors & country markets
  • Find out how family offices are adapting to the aftermath of the pandemic
  • What are the new economy/ digital assets of equal value to traditional real estate?
A speaker photo for Olivier Jolivet

Olivier Jolivet

Chief Executive Officer, COMO Group

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Robert Yap, YCH Group

Robert Yap

Executive Chairman, YCH Group

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A speaker photo for Rebekah Woo

Rebekah Woo

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Pioneer Generation Group of Companies

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Marta Drummond

Principal, Strategic Consultant

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14:45 - 15:30

Panel - Joint ventures, co-investments and working with other family offices

Peter Plaut, Wing Kiat Cheong, Florence Koh
  • Motivations and strategies of wealth owners and UHNWIs
  • What do families look for when they invest? What constitutes a good investment partner?
  • Outsourcing and managing your involvement in the business
Peter Plaut, Wimmer Group

Peter Plaut

Executive Director, Wimmer Group

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A speaker photo for Wing Kiat Cheong

Wing Kiat Cheong

Executive Director, Business Concept

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A speaker photo for Florence Koh

Florence Koh

Principal and Founder, A. Shepard Steward & Koh

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15:30 - 15:45

Networking coffee break

15:45 - 16:15

Presentation – Rethinking offices

Henry Chin
  • How do you tackle the 2022 issues like lack of occupancy?
  • What does it mean to repurpose an office?
Henry Chin CBRE

Henry Chin

Global Head of Investor Thought Leadership and Head of Research, APAC, CBRE

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16:15 - 16:50

Panel - Transforming your portfolio to be ESG compliant

Jim Huang, Kok Chye Ong, Will Adams
  • Successful ways to incorporate ESG considerations as part of family legacy
  • Hear real life examples of profitable returns through sustainable investing in real estate
Jim Huang, IWF Ventures

Jim Huang

Advisor, IWF Ventures

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A speaker photo for Kok Chye Ong

Kok Chye Ong

Managing Director – Head of IDC Platform, Asia (Ex-China), Gaw Capital

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Will Adams

Chief Investment Officer, Blackneck Advisors

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16:50 - 17:25

Roundtable - Success & Succession

Family feuds, Gen Z, corporate governance risks, tech innovation – how to make sense of it all?

17:25 - 17:30

Closing remarks

Peter Plaut
Peter Plaut, Wimmer Group

Peter Plaut

Executive Director, Wimmer Group

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Opening Cocktails
17:30 - 18:30

Opening Cocktails by Baker McKenzie

Agenda

PERE Asia Summit (Postponed, new date to be announced later) - Wednesday 2nd

Global Investor Forum
08:00 - 08:45

Registration and networking

08:00 - 08:45

Investor breakfast (by invitation only)

08:45 - 09:00

PEI welcome and opening remarks

Adam Smallman
Adam Smallman, PEI

Adam Smallman

Director – Membership Programs, PEI Media

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09:00 - 09:40

Panel: Investor inquisition

Leading investors ask the biggest fund managers quick-fire questions on trends, strategies and the future of real estate investing

09:40 - 10:20

Keynote panel: State of Asia-Pacific real estate

Tiow Chye Chua, Chiang Ling Ng, Jing Dong Lai
  • Safe-haven markets and sectors for investors and how geopolitics affect investment behaviour
  • The appeal of retail and high-net-worth individuals on a manager’s portfolio
  • Catching-up with Western peers on the ESG agenda
Chua Tiow Chye Mapletree

Tiow Chye Chua

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Investments

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A speaker photo for Chiang Ling Ng

Chiang Ling Ng

Chief Investment Officer, Asia, Hines

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A speaker photo for Jing Dong  Lai

Jing Dong Lai

Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Asia, M&G

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10:20 - 10:40

Keynote fireside chat: The next chapter in APAC real estate

Jeffrey Shen, Stuart Gibson

ESR’s Co-CEOs set out their roadmap for the asset class after becoming the largest fund manager in the region

A speaker photo for Jeffrey Shen

Jeffrey Shen

Executive Director, Co-founder & Co-CEO, ESR

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A speaker photo for Stuart Gibson

Stuart Gibson

Executive Director, Co-founder & Co-CEO, ESR

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10:40 - 11:10

Networking Coffee Break

11:10 - 11:50

Panel: What is the next big thing?

Tjarko Edzes, Ross Du Vernet, Michael Hyun
  • The hottest alternative real estate sectors and why you should invest in them
  • Should investors diversify from core real estate?
  • How disruptive technologies play a key role on increasing profitability
A speaker photo for Tjarko  Edzes

Tjarko Edzes

Director Asia-Pacific Investments, Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific

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Ross Du Vernet

Chief Investment Officer, Dexus

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Michael Hyun

Chief Investment Officer, Crow Holdings

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11:50 - 12:30

Panel: Carbon neutral by 2050 – how are leading managers advancing decarbonization?

Jeehee Moon, James Cheo, Esther An, David Green-Morgan
  • The race to net-zero – where does Asia stand?
  • Decarbonization – what is the action plan?
  • How to set targets, track performance, benchmark and improve transparency
Jeehee Moon, GRESB

Jeehee Moon

GRESB Representative, Asia ex-Japan, GRESB

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James Cheo, HSBC

James Cheo

Chief Investment Officer, Southeast Asia, Global Private Banking and Wealth, HSBC

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Esther An City Developments Limited (CDL)

Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL)

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David Green-Morgan

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Real Capital Analytics

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12:30 - 13:40

Networking lunch

13:40 - 14:20

Panel: Investors driving capital to APAC hotspots

George Agethen, Richard Massey, Catherine Hong, Ping Wong
  • Are investors as bullish as managers on the shape of recovery?
  • New investment strategies, sectors and regions to explore
  • Embracing ESG and playing a more positive role in society
George Agethen Ivanhoe Cambridge

George Agethen

Senior Vice President, Ivanhoe Cambridge

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Richard Massey GIC

Richard Massey

Senior Vice President, GIC

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A speaker photo for Catherine Hong

Catherine Hong

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

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Ping Wong, CBRE

Ping Wong

Head of Asia Investments, CBRE

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14:20 - 14:40

Presentation: Asian capital looking at Europe as an investment destination

Alex Jeffrey
Alex Jeffrey, Savills Investment Management

Alex Jeffrey

Global Chief Executive, Savills Investment Management

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14:40 - 15:20

Panel: How are investors influencing terms?

  • How are LPs negotiating fees and how does this affect fund managers?
  • What do fees look like on the top and bottom end of the scale?
  • How can fund managers restructure fees to benefit investors?
15:20 - 15:50

Networking coffee break

15:50 - 16:30

Panel: Fundraising in 2022 and beyond

Teck Loon Goh, Tze Sheng Sum
  • How is fundraising changing in the years to come? What should investors look out for?
  • How do managers and investors feel about fundraising virtually? Is this trend going to continue in the years to come?
  • How small and mid-sized managers can gain an advantage in raising funds
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Teck Loon Goh

Fundraising Director, Warburg Pincus

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A speaker photo for Tze Sheng Sum

Tze Sheng Sum

Country Executive Singapore and Mauritius, Alter Domus

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16:30 - 17:10

Panel: “New economy” real estate – the future of the industry

Joyce Lo, Sanket Sinha, Karen Tan, Chye Guan Andy Tan, Wanshi Zheng
  • Up and coming sectors in the world right now and what to look out for
  • Is Asia becoming the future hub of emerging real estate industries?
  • What should investors consider when allocating capital in alternative sectors?
Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard Asia

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Sanket Sinha Lighthouse Canton

Sanket Sinha

Executive Director, Head of Asset Management, Lighthouse Canton

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Karen Tan, CreditEase Asset Management (Singapore)

Karen Tan

Head, Real Estate Fund of Funds, CreditEase Asset Management (Singapore)

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Chye Guan Andy Tan

Director, Tenacity Group

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Wanshi Zheng

Group Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, Frasers Property

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17:10 - 18:10

Networking cocktails and end of day one

Agenda

PERE Asia Summit (Singapore sessions are postponed, new date to be announced later) - Thursday 3rd

Global Investor Forum (Postponed, new date to be announced later)
08:15 - 09:15

Breakfast briefing

09:15 - 10:00

Keynote Panel: The road to recovery - how is the world waking up from the pandemic?

Paul Gillen, Bastian van Halder, Beau Jones
  • Industry leaders on unique opportunities in 2022 and beyond
  • State of play – real estate in Europe and America after the pandemic
  • Setting the bar on sustainability – ESG is no longer nice-to-have, it’s an expectation
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Paul Gillen

Managing Director, Hodges Ward Elliott

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A speaker photo for Bastian van Halder

Bastian van Halder

Managing Director, Asia, Realterm

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Beau Jones

Senior Managing Director, Global Business Development, Trimont Real Estate Advisors

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10:00 - 10:40

Panel: Australia – a prime location for real estate managers

Eugene Yeo, David Warneford, Natalie Tan, Kylie O’Connor
  • Why is the country continuously attracting foreign capital?
  • Australia’s border closures and its impact on property valuation
  • The effect of net-zero carbon properties to investor portfolios and traditional bank lenders
Eugene Yeo, GIC

Eugene Yeo

Senior Vice President, GIC

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David Warneford, Hines

David Warneford

Senior Managing Director, Country Head / Sydney, Australia, Hines

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A speaker photo for Natalie Tan

Natalie Tan

Head of Institutional Capital Development, Dexus

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Kylie O’Connor

Global Head of Real Estate, AMP Capital

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10:40 - 11:10

Networking coffee break

11:10 - 11:50

Panel: Deep dive on European real estate

  • Rising trends and investment solutions to overheated sectors and markets
  • Looking beyond gateway cities – where to find higher yield?
  • How are investors diversifying their real estate portfolios?
11:50 - 12:30

Panel: Investing in Japan – perspectives from market leaders

Shai Greenberg, Eyal Agmoni
  • Why Japan is a hotspot for capital allocation
  • Should investors just focus on core sectors?
  • The continuing demand for ESG and sustainability initiatives from investors
A speaker photo for Shai Greenberg

Shai Greenberg

Senior Vice President, Genkai Capital Management

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Eyal Agmoni

Founder and Chairman of Chartered Group

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12:30 - 13:40

Networking Lunch

13:40 - 14:20

Panel: Digital real estate – investors and operators discuss how to successfully manage data centre operations

Paul Davis, Rohit Nanda, Rangu Salgame, Eugene Seo
  • How APAC’s technology hubs are reshaping regional real estate
  • Data centre architecture – how organisations back up its information and protect against natural and man-made disasters
  • What is the data centre of tomorrow? How are they changing in size and scope?
A speaker photo for Paul Davis

Paul Davis

Partner, Singapore, Morrison & Foerster

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Rohit Nanda

Head of Asia, Principal Investments - Infrastructure, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

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Rangu Salgame, Princeton Digital Group

Rangu Salgame

Chairman & CEO, Co-Founder, Princeton Digital Group

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Eugene Seo

Managing Director, Data Centre, CapitaLand

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14:20 - 15:40

Panel: Beds and sheds – peeking into the future

Kelly Xu, Desmond Sim, Angela Lee, Shirley Ng, Valerie Wong, Keng Hua Chong
  • How is commercial real estate bouncing back from the pandemic? What sector is poised to make a huge comeback?
  • Reconfiguring office assets to the new occupier – wellness rating, improved buildings, quality design, etc.
  • Reshaping residential real estate – how improving sustainability, building efficiency and enhancing mobility are changing expectations
Kelly Xu Partners Group

Kelly Xu

Senior Lead Asset Manager; Regional Head of Real Estate Asset Management, APAC, Partners Group

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Desmond Sim

Chief Executive Officer, Edmund Tie & Company (SEA)

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Angela Lee HKS

Angela Lee

Office Director, Singapore, HKS

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Shirley Ng Keppel Capital

Shirley Ng

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Investment, Keppel REIT

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Valerie Wong GuocoLand Group

Valerie Wong

General Manager, Asset Management, GuocoLand Group

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Keng Hua Chong, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Keng Hua Chong

Associate Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

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15:40 - 16:40

Networking cocktails

Hong Kong Chapter Meeting (all times in Hong Kong time zone)
16:00 - 16:40

Panel: NPLs and Bad Debts: navigating defaults in China

Robert Ciemniak, Benjamin Fanger, Andrew Collier , Robert Petty, Hao Hong
  • The impact of distress among property developers
  • Outlook for real estate development in China
  • What are emerging opportunities for foreign investors?
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Robert Ciemniak

Founder-CEO and Chief Analyst, Real Estate Foresight

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Benjamin Fanger

Managing Partner and Founder, ShoreVest Partners

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Andrew Collier

Managing Director and Founder, Hong Kong, Orient Capital Research

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Robert Petty

Co-CEO and Co-CIO, Fiera Capital (Asia)

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Hao Hong

Managing Director and Head of Research, BOCOM International

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16:40 - 17:20

Keynote panel: Latest investment trends, opportunities, and challenges from the region’s biggest real estate players

Sarah Cooper, John Pattar, Goodwin Gaw
  • Secret investing strategies from leading fund managers and investors in the industry – what to look out for in 2022?
  • Geographies and sectors that still present good value in a crowded market
  • How to integrate sustainability in investment decision-making? What do investors expect from partners and fund managers?
Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper

Managing Director, Global Head, Real Estate Equity Sales, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

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John Pattar, KKR Asia

John Pattar

Partner and Head of Real Estate Asia, KKR Asia

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Goodwin Gaw

Chairman and Founder, Gaw Capital

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17:20 - 18:20

PERE networking cocktails

Agenda

PERE Asia Summit (Postponed, new date to be announced later) - Friday 4th

Debt & Financing Forum
09:10 - 10:00

Keynote panel: Opportunities and challenges in debt and bank financing in the post-covid world

Valerie Mantot-Groene, Apwinder Foster, Lennart van Mierlo, Blake Olafson
  • Looking ahead: realistic expectations and predictions for the next 5 years
  • Why are the biggest investors dipping their toes in the sector and what are their preferred loan strategies?
  • Dislocated sectors and distressed opportunities – putting capital to work in an uncertain economic environment
Valerie Mantot-Groene, Apex Group

Valerie Mantot-Groene

Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Interim Country Head - Singapore , Apex Group

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Apwinder Foster DRC Savills Investment Management

Apwinder Foster

Head of Investment Strategy, DRC Savills Investment Management

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Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

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Blake Olafson

Founder and Managing Partner, ACRE - Asia Capital Real Estate

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10:00 - 10:20

Presentation: Monitoring the market – a traditional bank’s outlook on financing real estate

10:20 - 10:50

Networking coffee break

10:50 - 11:30

Panel: Financing a green recovery

Benjamin McCarron
  • Advancing ESG integration by leading banks
  • How are lenders working with borrowers to encourage decarbonization?
  • The status of green bonds and how will this affect recovery
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Benjamin McCarron

Managing Director, Asia Research and Engagement

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11:30 - 12:10

Panel: Game of loans – the biggest lenders after the pandemic (End of conference)

Rebecca Percossi, Yvonne Siew, Rai Katimansah
  • The race for deals – how are banks and direct lenders competing with distressed and other specialist strategies?
  • Covid and the “new core” – how is debt performing in core real estate sectors?
  • Differentiating factors between various financing sources today
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Rebecca Percossi

Senior Managing Director, APAC, Trimont Real Estate Advisors

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Yvonne Siew

Head, Real Estate Advisory and Investments, Bank of Singapore

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Rai Katimansah

Partner and Portfolio Manager, Multiple Capital Investment Partners

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Logistics Forum
09:10 - 10:00

Keynote panel: Delivering value, driving results in industrial and warehousing

Magdelene Chua, Hank Hsu, Jasmin Hu
  • In an overheated market, how do global investors make more bang for their buck? Are there still opportunities in the current environment?
  • Last-mile delivery – efficiency is essential
  • Raising ESG ang sustainability standards in logistics and supply chain
Magdelene Chua PwC

Magdelene Chua

Real Estate Partner and Assurance Transformation Leader, PwC Singapore

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Hank Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Forest Logistics Properties

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Jasmin Hu, Oxford Properties Group

Jasmin Hu

Director, Investments – Asia Pacific, Oxford Properties Group

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10:00 - 10:20

Presentation:

10:20 - 10:50

Networking coffee break

10:50 - 11:30

Panel: Manufacturing, warehousing, and e-commerce in Asia – secular trends driving industrial real estate

Nina Yang, Felicia Erh
  • How is logistics adapting to changes brought by covid?
  • Does it make more sense to focus on logistics rather than buying other core products?
  • Logistics opportunities in China and the Greater Bay Area – when will the party end?
Nina Yang, SJ CityGlobal

Nina Yang

Chief Executive Officer, SJ CityGlobal

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Felicia Erh M&G Real Estate

Felicia Erh

Manager, Fund Management, M&G

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11:30 - 12:10

Case studies on warehousing, logistics and manufacturing

  • Driving growth in industrial real estate
  • What makes the sector “state-of-the-art”?
  • How do you see logistics develop in the coming decade?
APAC REITs Forum
09:10 - 10:00

Keynote panel: Capital markets update

Ankur Gupta, Shaldine Wang
  • Latest trends and opportunities in global real estate; appealing sectors and geographies for investors
  • Covid impact on valuation
  • Comparing REITs in Asia and various markets around the world
Ankur Gupta Brookfield

Ankur Gupta

Managing Partner, Head of India - Real Estate, Brookfield

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Shaldine Wang, Elite Commercial REIT

Shaldine Wang

Chief Executive Officer, Elite Commercial REIT

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10:00 - 10:20

Presentation

10:20 - 10:50

Networking coffee break

10:50 - 11:30

Panel: What makes a REIT a sustainable investment?

Michael Holland
  • Practical advice for implementing ESG communications to effectively reach employees, investors and key audiences
  • Addressing human capital, climate change and DEI
  • Investor perspectives on sustainability and decarbonization today and in the future
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Michael Holland

Chief Executive Officer, Embassy Office Parks REIT

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11:30 - 12:10

Panel: Spotlight on Singapore REITs

Nupur Joshi
  • REITs as an investment structure for institutional and high-net-worth investors
  • The role of banks at the heart of the expanding REIT market
  • Comparing sectors that prove resilient, and emerging industry trends
Nupur Joshi REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS)

Nupur Joshi

Chief Executive Officer, REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS)

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Will Adams

Chief Investment Officer, Blackneck Advisors

Senior executive with over 19 years experience in financial markets and over 10 years developing and structuring investment portfolios, originating secured debt vehicles, designing systematic trading strategies and preparing risk management protocols… Read full bio
George Agethen Ivanhoe Cambridge

George Agethen

Senior Vice President, Ivanhoe Cambridge

George Agethen is responsible for the investment and asset-management strategies outlined in the Ivanhoé Cambridge’s annual business and strategic plans. He works closely with the Asset Management, Growth Markets team and collaborate with internal an… Read full bio

Eyal Agmoni

Founder and Chairman of Chartered Group

Mr. Eyal Agmoni is the Founder and Chairman of Chartered Group which comprises of dozens of companies located globally in Japan, Singapore, Germany, Thailand, Luxembourg and Israel. Headquartered in Singapore, Chartered Group is a private equity grou… Read full bio
Esther An City Developments Limited (CDL)

Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited (CDL)

An active advocate for green building and sustainability for over two decades, Esther has been instrumental in establishing CDL’s leadership in sustainability. It is ranked top real estate company on the 2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations… Read full bio

Rene Buck

Chief Executive Officer, BCI Global

René Buck (1959) is CEO of BCI Global, a company he founded in April 1985. More than 36 years later BCI Global is one of the world’s leading independent location strategy, site selection and real estate consulting companies in the world. In March 202… Read full bio
James Cheo, HSBC

James Cheo

Chief Investment Officer, Southeast Asia, Global Private Banking and Wealth, HSBC

James Cheo is Chief Investment Officer, Southeast Asia for Global Private Banking and Wealth at HSBC. Mr. Cheo is a member of the Global Investment Committee for Private Banking and Wealth Management and also a member of the Regional Investment Commi… Read full bio

Wing Kiat Cheong

Executive Director, Business Concept

Founded in 1990, Business Concept (“BC”) is investment holding company of Cheong Wing Kiat’s nuclear family. BC invests in private equity and property, and advises business families in the region. Cheong is also a 3G of Wen Ken Group (“WKG”), a multi… Read full bio
Ashmita Chhabra, Apex Group

Ashmita Chhabra

Managing Director, Business Development, Asia Pacific, Apex Group

Ashmita Chhabra is Managing Director at Apex Fund Services (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., overseeing business development strategy for Asia Pacific and working closely with the 5 offices in the region. Prior to joining Apex in 2015, Ashmita spent ten years b… Read full bio
Henry Chin CBRE

Henry Chin

Global Head of Investor Thought Leadership and Head of Research, APAC, CBRE

Dr. Henry Chin leads CBRE’s investor thought leadership across all regions and oversees all research activity in Asia Pacific. After joining CBRE in 2014, Henry was promoted to CBRE’s Asia Pacific Strategic Group, the board which oversees CBRE’s stra… Read full bio
Keng Hua Chong, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Keng Hua Chong

Associate Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Dr. CHONG Keng Hua is Associate Professor of Architecture and Sustainable Design at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), where he coordinates collaboration and social programmes, directs the Social Urban Research Groupe (SURGe),… Read full bio

Joyce Chow

Investment Manager, Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Joyce Chow is an Investment Manager for Real Estate at the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. She is responsible for managing and underwriting real estate fund investments and direct investments across all asset types and strategies. Prior to joinin… Read full bio
Magdelene Chua PwC

Magdelene Chua

Real Estate Partner and Assurance Transformation Leader, PwC Singapore

Magdelene is a Real Estate Partner with PwC Singapore with over 20 years of professional experience providing assurance and financial advisory services to multinational and listed clients. Her main focus is in the real estate industry and her key cli… Read full bio
Chua Tiow Chye Mapletree

Tiow Chye Chua

Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, Mapletree Investments

Mr Chua, as Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer, focuses on driving the Group’s strategic initiatives including expanding and directing the Mapletree Group’s international real estate investments and developments. He also directly oversees the Group… Read full bio

Paul Davis

Partner, Singapore, Morrison & Foerster

Paul Davis is a corporate lawyer whose practice focuses on cross-border private equity and real estate transactions. He has ten years of experience in Singapore and Japan, where he has represented leading private equity funds and strategic investors… Read full bio
Marta Drummond, Strategic Consultant

Marta Drummond

Principal, Strategic Consultant

Marta Drummond’s career began in Boston. It spans senior private banking positions first in Asia (Hong Kong based) and then in Europe (Paris and London). She left banking to become Head of Strategy for an international law firm and then she accepted… Read full bio

Ross Du Vernet

Chief Investment Officer, Dexus

Ross Du Vernet is Chief Investment Officer (CIO) at Dexus, having oversight of the investment management function for Dexus balance sheet. Ross also has responsibility for transactions and property development activities across the wider Dexus group.… Read full bio

Tjarko Edzes

Director Asia-Pacific Investments, Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific

Tjarko is Director Asia-Pacific at Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors. He is based in Sydney where he has set up Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific office. In this role he is responsible for managing Bouwinvest Asia-Pacific team and investment strategy, which is… Read full bio
Felicia Erh M&G Real Estate

Felicia Erh

Manager, Fund Management, M&G

Felicia is the portfolio manager for M&G Asia Property Fund, responsible for investment strategy and fund performance with oversight of acquisitions, divestments and asset management. Prior to joining M&G Real Estate, Felicia was with Soilbui… Read full bio
Robert-Jan Foortse, APG

Robert-Jan Foortse

Head of European Property Investments, APG

Robert-Jan Foortse is the Head of European Property Investments at APG. He joined APG (then ABP) in December 2002. From 2003-2007 he was responsible for all ABP’s real estate investments in the Asia/Pacific region, both listed as well as non-listed.… Read full bio
Sylvain Fortier Ivanhoé Cambridge

Sylvain Fortier

Chief Investment and Innovation Officer, Ivanhoé Cambridge

Sylvain Fortier is responsible for developing and executing strategies enabling Ivanhoé Cambridge to provide strong, innovative real estate investment leadership. To that end, he identifies new ideas by focusing on emerging trends, technological adva… Read full bio
Apwinder Foster DRC Savills Investment Management

Apwinder Foster

Head of Investment Strategy, DRC Savills Investment Management

Apwinder Foster has over 20 years of experience in finance, real estate and capital markets. Prior to DRC Capital LLP Apwinder was the Chief Financial Officer of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate Plc. a FTSE 250 listed entity. Prior to joining Kenned… Read full bio

Stuart Gibson

Executive Director, Co-founder & Co-CEO, ESR

Appointed as Director in 2016 and re-designated as Executive Director in February 2019, Mr. Stuart Gibson has been the co-CEO of our Group since January 2016 and was also a co-founder and CEO of the Redwood group. Mr. Gibson is responsible for overse… Read full bio

Paul Gillen

Managing Director, Hodges Ward Elliott

Paul is an accomplished real estate professional with over 20 years of experience that includes real estate sales, recapitalizations, acquisitions, financing and asset management. His experience covers all property types and investments throughout th… Read full bio
Ambika Goel, Blackstone

Ambika Goel

Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

Ambika Goel is a Managing Director in the Real Estate Group and is based in Singapore. Ms. Goel is involved in Blackstone Real Estate’s capital raising, investor relations and business development across Asia. Before joining Blackstone in 2020, Ms. G… Read full bio

Teck Loon Goh

Fundraising Director, Warburg Pincus

Teck Loon GOH is a member of the Warburg Pincus Fundraising and Investor Relations team, based in Singapore. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus in 2020, Teck Loon was the Head of Investor Relations at GGV Capital, responsible for GGV’s LP relationships… Read full bio

Shai Greenberg

Senior Vice President, Genkai Capital Management

Shai is a Senior Vice President at GENKAI Capital Management- a trailblazing Japanese Asset Management Firm. In addition to investing throughout the capital stack in commercial real estate Shai is investing in and supporting groundbreaking innovation… Read full bio

David Green-Morgan

Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Real Capital Analytics

With 20 years’ experience in the real estate industry, across both the public and private sectors, David specializes in delivering market-leading real estate capital markets data, research, analytics and strategies to clients. Real Capital Analytics… Read full bio
Ankur Gupta Brookfield

Ankur Gupta

Managing Partner, Head of India - Real Estate, Brookfield

Ankur Gupta is a Managing Partner in Brookfield’s Real Estate Group and Head of Real Estate in India. In this role, he oversees all of Brookfield’s real estate activities in the country, including strategy, investments and asset management. Mr. Gupta… Read full bio

Michael Holland

Chief Executive Officer, Embassy Office Parks REIT

Mike Holland is Chief Executive Officer of Embassy REIT, India’s first and only listed REIT. Embassy REIT listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange in April 2019 and in January 2021, the business had a market capitalisation of approx USD 4.5bn. Embassy REI… Read full bio

Catherine Hong

Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Catherine is a managing director for the Portfolio Solutions Group of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM) and is a member of the real estate investment committee. Based in London, she is also co-responsible for fundamental investment research… Read full bio

Hank Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Forest Logistics Properties

Mr. Hank Hsu is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Forest Logistics Properties. Formerly the Head of China Investments at Ascendas-Singbridge and Director at Portman Holdings and China Orient Summit Capital, he has 19 years of commercial,… Read full bio
Jasmin Hu, Oxford Properties Group

Jasmin Hu

Director, Investments – Asia Pacific, Oxford Properties Group

Jasmin Hu is a Director of APAC Investments in the OMERS real estate business (Oxford Properties), based in Singapore. She is involved in developing and executing Oxford Properties APAC investments strategy, with a particular focus on India and Austr… Read full bio
Jim Huang, IWF Ventures

Jim Huang

Advisor, IWF Ventures

Jim Huang is a seasoned investment professional overseeing opportunities in Asia Pacific. He had worked at Oaktree Capital's Singapore office looking after Southeast Asia and Australia. Prior to Oaktree, Mr. Huang also worked on the Real Estate platf… Read full bio

Michael Hyun

Chief Investment Officer, Crow Holdings

Michael Hyun is Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer of Crow Holdings where he is responsible for business development, M&A and strategic investment initiatives. He has been affiliated with the firm since 2019. Prior to joining, Michael fo… Read full bio
Alex Jeffrey, Savills Investment Management

Alex Jeffrey

Global Chief Executive, Savills Investment Management

Alex Jeffrey became the Global Chief Executive for Savills Investment Management in October 2019. He is also a member of the Group Executive Board of Savills Plc. Alex was previously with M&G Investments (the investment arm of Prudential Plc) fro… Read full bio

Olivier Jolivet

Chief Executive Officer, COMO Group

Olivier Jolivet, a French national born and bred in the French Alps, was schooled in France, Germany and London and began his professional career in management consulting at the world renowned McKinsey and Co, where he learnt how to steer and direct… Read full bio

Beau Jones

Senior Managing Director, Global Business Development, Trimont Real Estate Advisors

With more than 20 years of commercial real estate finance experience, Mr. Jones has substantial commercial real estate underwriting and asset management expertise. His experience includes both domestic and international investments of all major prope… Read full bio
Nupur Joshi REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS)

Nupur Joshi

Chief Executive Officer, REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS)

Ms Joshi has been the Chief Executive Officer of the REIT Association of Singapore (REITAS) since 2017. She has over 20 years of international experience in investor relations, portfolio management, economic analysis, public accounting and Real Estat… Read full bio

Rai Katimansah

Partner and Portfolio Manager, Multiple Capital Investment Partners

Rai has over 20 years of experience in real estate private debt and private equity, and has completed transactions in major cities in Asia, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Prior to co-founding Multiple Capital Investment Partner… Read full bio
Christopher Kimm, DWS

Christopher Kimm

Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific , DWS

Christopher joined DWS in 2016 and has 31 years of industry experience. Prior to his current role, Christopher served as Head of Real Estate, Korea. In his previous position, he was responsible for the further expansion of the Korean real estate and… Read full bio

Florence Koh

Principal and Founder, A. Shepard Steward & Koh

Florence is a Principal and Founder of A. Shepard Steward & Koh Pte Ltd, a family management office focused on direct private investments, joint ventures and collaborations with family businesses and corporate partners. She is the Chairman and Co… Read full bio
Rainer Komenda, Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK)

Rainer Komenda

Head of Real Estate Investment Management, Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK)

Rainer Komenda is Head of Real Estate Investment Management for BVK since 2019. He joined BVK in 2003 being responsible for investments in Germany. 2013 he became Head of Real Estate Investment Global. Before joining BVK he worked for different real… Read full bio

Jing Dong Lai

Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Asia, M&G

Jing Dong Lai (JD) is the CIO and CEO, Asia at M&G Real Estate. He started his career in M&G in October 2016 as Director, Head of Acquisitions, APAC and Head of Japan prior to taking on his new role in 2021. He has more than 18 years of Asia… Read full bio
Angela Lee HKS

Angela Lee

Office Director, Singapore, HKS

Angela Lee is responsible for the overall performance and strategic direction of HKS Inc. in Asia Pacific. With over 27 years of healthcare planning experience, she has been an integral part of the design and planning of over 1.5 million square meter… Read full bio
Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo is a Director in the Private Capital Advisory Group at Lazard Asia and their Real Estate Specialist in the region. Her experience in Real Estate Private Equity spans across various roles including capital raising, investor relations, product… Read full bio
Valerie Mantot-Groene, Apex Group

Valerie Mantot-Groene

Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Interim Country Head - Singapore , Apex Group

Valerie Mantot-Groene is the APAC Regional Managing Director and Interim Country of Head for Singapore. Valerie leads the firm’s growth and performance across the APAC region. She brings more than 20 years’ experience in the alternative asset managem… Read full bio
Richard Massey GIC

Richard Massey

Senior Vice President, GIC

Richard Massey is a Senior Vice President in the real estate arm of GIC. He is responsible for business development, transactions, strategies and asset management of GIC’s real estate portfolio across Australia and New Zealand. Richard joined GIC in… Read full bio

Benjamin McCarron

Managing Director, Asia Research and Engagement

Benjamin McCarron is the Founder and Managing Director of Asia Research & Engagement (ARE) and Lead Representative for GRESB in Asia-ex Japan. He founded ARE in 2013 to provide specialist research, consulting, and engagement services on the finan… Read full bio
Jeehee Moon, GRESB

Jeehee Moon

GRESB Representative, Asia ex-Japan, GRESB

Jeehee Moon is Asia Representative for GRESB, an investor-driven organization committed to assessing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally. She leads engagement in Korea and Southeast Asia with industry s… Read full bio

Rohit Nanda

Head of Asia, Principal Investments - Infrastructure, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation

Rohit has around 13 years of experience in Private Equity, Banking and Consulting. He is currently the Head of Principal Investments – Infrastructure in SMBC in charge of building a multi-country, multi-sector infrastructure focused equity investment… Read full bio

Chiang Ling Ng

Chief Investment Officer, Asia, Hines

Chiang Ling Ng currently serves as Chief Investment Officer, Asia, responsible for developing and executing investment and fund strategies across our Asia Pacific Region (including Australia, China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong SAR and South Korea) an… Read full bio
Shirley Ng Keppel Capital

Shirley Ng

Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Head of Investment, Keppel REIT

Ms Ng joined the Manager in 2018 as Head of Investment, overseeing the multiple acquisitions and divestments across Singapore, Australia and South Korea for the REIT. Prior to joining the Manager, she was a Senior Vice President at Alpha Investment P… Read full bio

Blake Olafson

Founder and Managing Partner, ACRE - Asia Capital Real Estate

Blake Olafson is a Founding Partner of Asia Capital Real Estate (“ACRE”), a private equity fund based in Singapore with global investments and assets under management of over US$2.9 Billion. The focus of the company has been rental housing and hospit… Read full bio

Kylie O’Connor

Global Head of Real Estate, AMP Capital

Kylie O’Connor was appointed Global Head of Real Estate, AMP Capital in August 2020. In this role, Kylie is accountable for managing over $23 billion, as at 30 June 2021, of commercial real estate on behalf of institutional and retail investors, as w… Read full bio

John O’Driscoll

Global CIO, Head of Investment – Real Assets, AXA IM Alts.

John is currently Global CIO, Head of Investment at AXA IM - Real Assets. He oversees the sourcing, selection and execution of transactions undertaken each year on behalf of clients. As part of his role, John chairs the Strategic Investment Committee… Read full bio

Kok Chye Ong

Managing Director – Head of IDC Platform, Asia (Ex-China), Gaw Capital

Mr. Ong joined Gaw Capital in 2021 as Managing Director – Head of IDC Platform, Asia (Ex-China). He spearheads Internet Data Centre (IDC) platform investments for Gaw Capital Partners outside of the China region. Prior to joining Gaw Capital Partners… Read full bio
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Christie Ou is the Asia-Pacific reporter for PERE covering the private equity real estate markets in the region. Prior to joining PERE, she covered Asia’s business market for Bloomberg Business Week Chinese and the credit market for UK based Private… Read full bio
JR Pearce Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System

JR Pearce

Senior Investment Officer, Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System

JR Pearce is a Senior Investment Officer with Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS), an $12.0 billion California public pension plan, responsible for portfolio construction and oversight for SCERS’ alternative assets investments in p… Read full bio

Rebecca Percossi

Senior Managing Director, APAC, Trimont Real Estate Advisors

Rebecca leads Trimont’s APAC business with overall responsibility for Trimont’s investment advisory services, credit and asset management, and operational services across the region. Based in Sydney, Rebecca serves on the firm’s Operating Committee a… Read full bio
Peter Plaut, Wimmer Group

Peter Plaut

Executive Director, Wimmer Group

Peter Plaut is consistently recognized as a leader in the industry. Since the Covid-19 pandemic locked down the global economy, Peter has executed engagements of over $10 billion in real estate development financing across various assets classes incl… Read full bio
Rangu Salgame, Princeton Digital Group

Rangu Salgame

Chairman & CEO, Co-Founder, Princeton Digital Group

Rangu has been a transformative growth leader throughout his career, having made market changing impacts at Tata Communications, Cisco Systems and Verizon Communications. He has been turning company business portfolios into high value outcomes, partn… Read full bio

Bill Schwab

Founding Partner, LCI Investment Company

Bill Schwab has served as Global Head of Real Estate for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) from January 2009 to June 2018. He was responsible for an investment portfolio comprising direct and indirect investments, public and private debt and… Read full bio

Eugene Seo

Managing Director, Data Centre, CapitaLand

Eugene is Managing Director of Data Centre and steers the overall investment strategy for Data Centres. He joined CapitaLand (formerly known as Ascendas) in 2013 as Portfolio Manager. In 2015 he charted the company’s growth strategy and identified Da… Read full bio

Jeffrey Shen

Executive Director, Co-founder & Co-CEO, ESR

Appointed as Director in 2016 and re-designated as Executive Director in February 2019, Mr. Shen has been the co-CEO of our Group since June 2011 and was also a co-founder of e-Shang. He is responsible for overseeing ESR’s overall operations and busi… Read full bio

Yvonne Siew

Head, Real Estate Advisory and Investments, Bank of Singapore

Yvonne Siew was appointed Head of Real Estate Advisory and Investments for Bank of Singapore in July 2019. She is responsible for the structuring, due diligence and distribution of investment products with Real Estate as the underlying. Yvonne has mo… Read full bio

Desmond Sim

Chief Executive Officer, Edmund Tie & Company (SEA)

With more than 20 years of experience in the real estate industry, Desmond has been involved in multidisciplinary roles which include research and consulting, valuation, fund management and business development. He is a highly visible media spokesper… Read full bio

Miao Song

Chief Information Officer, GLP

Miao Song is chief information officer of GLP, responsible for all aspects of technology across GLP and oversees the company’s global data and digital strategy, Before joining GLP, Miao was global chief information officer and board member at Mars Pe… Read full bio

Tze Sheng Sum

Country Executive Singapore and Mauritius, Alter Domus

Sum has held various roles in the banking and financial services industry throughout his career, which spans over a decade. Prior to joining Alter Domus, Sum spent close to four years at a global fund administration and corporate services firm, leadi… Read full bio
Sanket Sinha Lighthouse Canton

Sanket Sinha

Executive Director, Head of Asset Management, Lighthouse Canton

Sanket leads the Asset Management business at Lighthouse Canton and is the portfolio manager for the life sciences R&D real estate strategy at the firm. He joined Lighthouse Canton in 2018 and successfully set up and led the Private Markets busin… Read full bio

Chye Guan Andy Tan

Director, Tenacity Group

Mr Andy Tan-Chyeguan is Fellow of Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) and Chairman of Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) Singapore Chapter, a pan-Asia association for global investors, developers, fund managers and professionals in insti… Read full bio
Karen Tan, CreditEase Asset Management (Singapore)

Karen Tan

Head, Real Estate Fund of Funds, CreditEase Asset Management (Singapore)

Karen Tan is responsible for providing real estate alternative investment solutions to CreditEase’s clients. She is head of the Real Estate Fund of Funds business. She has had more than 20 years in the wealth management industry and over a decade’s e… Read full bio

Natalie Tan

Head of Institutional Capital Development, Dexus

Natalie joined Dexus in July 2021 as the Head of Institutional Capital Development. In this role, Natalie is responsible for the creation and execution of the institutional capital strategy for Dexus’ Funds Management business. This includes the mana… Read full bio
Claire Thielke Hines

Claire Thielke

Country Head, Greater China, Hines

Ms. Thielke is responsible for acquisitions, development, and new business generation in Greater China. Prior to joining the Asia Pacific team, Claire served as Chief Operating Officer of Investment Management for Hines, overseeing new product develo… Read full bio

Bastian van Halder

Managing Director, Asia, Realterm

Bastian van Halder is Managing Director Asia for Realterm and is leading all aspects of Realterm’s business in Asia, including capital raising, investments and fund management. Based in Singapore, he will be bringing Realterm’s unique High-Flow-Throu… Read full bio

Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

Lennart has spent his career in the Banking and Investment Management industry. Currently he is Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt within NN Investment Partners’ Alternative Credit department, headquartered in The Netherlands. He started the CRE Deb… Read full bio
Shaldine Wang, Elite Commercial REIT

Shaldine Wang

Chief Executive Officer, Elite Commercial REIT

Ms Shaldine Wang is the Chief Executive Officer of the Manager. Ms Wang has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, financial management and investments. Prior to her present appointment, she was the Portfolio Director of Elite UK Commercia… Read full bio
David Warneford, Hines

David Warneford

Senior Managing Director, Country Head / Sydney, Australia, Hines

Mr. Warneford is a managing director responsible for the day-to-day operation of Hines management and investment activities throughout Australia, including capital transactions, asset management, refurbishment and development projects. Warneford join… Read full bio
Ping Wong, CBRE

Ping Wong

Head of Asia Investments, CBRE

Ping Wong is the Head of Asia Investments of CBRE Global Investment Partners. Ping covers the Asia (ex-Pacific) Region indirect non-listed real estate investments, with in-depth understanding and knowledge of the assets, management and finances of th… Read full bio
Valerie Wong GuocoLand Group

Valerie Wong

General Manager, Asset Management, GuocoLand Group

Ms Valerie Wong is the General Manager (Asset Management) of GuocoLand, the Singapore business of GuocoLand Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Singapore Exchange. GuocoLand is a premier developer of luxury developments with a proven tr… Read full bio

Rebekah Woo

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Pioneer Generation Group of Companies

Born and raised in Singapore, Rebekah has more than 20 years of investing and business experience, spanning across government, major financial institutions and family offices. Rebekah is currently the CEO & CIO of a single family office actively… Read full bio
Kelly Xu Partners Group

Kelly Xu

Senior Lead Asset Manager; Regional Head of Real Estate Asset Management, APAC, Partners Group

Kelly Xu is part of the Private Real Estate Asset Management team, based in Singapore. She has 20 years of industry experience in real estate asset management, acquisition, development and valuation. Prior to joining Partners Group, she worked at Mac… Read full bio
Nina Yang, SJ CityGlobal

Nina Yang

Chief Executive Officer, SJ CityGlobal

Ms Nina YANG assumed the role of CEO, SJ CityGlobal in 2019. SJ CityGlobal provides development management services, starting from the initiation and visioning of a project to handing over and exiting completed assets. Prior to joining Surbana Jurong… Read full bio
Robert Yap, YCH Group

Robert Yap

Executive Chairman, YCH Group

Dr Robert Yap is the Executive Chairman of YCH Group, Singapore’s leading end-to-end supply chain management company with operations spanning across Asia Pacific. Over the last four decades, Robert has played a pivotal role in the logistics and suppl… Read full bio
Eugene Yeo, GIC

Eugene Yeo

Senior Vice President, GIC

Mr. Eugene Yeo Leads a team of 5 to cover investment and asset management in the Australia and New Zealand market , focusing on Office sector with a portfolio over 20 buildings, Student Accommodation Sector, Retirement / Ageing Sector , Social infras… Read full bio

Wanshi Zheng

Group Chief Strategy and Planning Officer, Frasers Property

Wanshi is responsible for the development and integration of Frasers Property’s group strategy across the diverse businesses and markets the Group operates in, while working in collaboration with the senior leadership team. She also oversees the Grou… Read full bio

North America Panel: US and Canadian investors discuss strategies for 2022

9 February 2022 | Virtual

  • Latest trends and opportunities in global real estate
  • Appealing sectors and geographies for investors
  • Strategies for investing in Asia – finding the right risk-return balance in region’s geographies
  • And more…

William H. Schwab
Executive Chairman
LCI Investment Company

Joyce Chow
Director – Real Estate
Teacher Retirement System of Texas

Sylvain Fortier
Chief Investment and Innovation Officer
Ivanhoe Cambridge

JR Pearce
Senior Investment Officer – Real Estate
Sacramento County ERS

Europe Panel: European investors explore strategies for diversifying real estate investments

16 February 2022 | Virtual

  • Sectors that will become appealing to real estate investors in 2022
  • Safe-haven markets for investors post-covid and how geopolitics affect investment behavior
  • Types of investment strategies that benefit investors the most
  • And more…

Rene Buck
CEO
BCI Global

Robert-Jan Foortse
Head of European Property Investments
APG

Rainer Komenda
Head of Real Estate Investment
BVK

John O’Driscoll
Global CIO, Head of Investment
AXA IM