Connecting local capital to global real estate

The PERE Japan Korea Week connects you with the biggest institutional investors in Japan and Korea.

Join us in Tokyo and Seoul to understand which private real estate opportunities outbound investors are looking for and the criteria they are adopting to allocate their capital.

Expand your network and advance your fundraising with access to the most influential network of active Japanese and Korean investors.

Boost your fundraising

Discover Japanese & Korean investor needs and align your investment strategies with their allocation appetite.

Gain strategic insight

Understand the core sectors and strategies that investors will focus on in 2022 and beyond.

Expand your network

Build closer relationships with Japanese & Korean investors through dedicated networking opportunities.

Two Forums, Unlimited Fundraising Opportunities

13 September

Understand Japanese investor needs

15 September

Understand Korean investor needs

Key topics at a glance

Japan as the top destination for Asian real estate


  • Tokyo office markets – are we seeing a strong rebound?
  • Logistics – is pricing in Japan now too high or do they remain attractive assets to buy?
  • What is the future of multifamily? Can you scale effectively in the subsector in Japan?

Investing in new real estate asset classes


  • Senior housing – a booming sector in Japan
  • Data centres as a hybrid infra/real estate investing strategy
  • Student housing – making a strong comeback post covid?

Partnering with Korean investors


  • Investing in funds or direct/co-investing – what structure works best for Korean investors?
  • What returns, diversification and liquidity do institutions expect from its real estate investments?
  • Factors to consider in capital allocation to both domestic and global markets

2022 speakers include:

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Agenda

Japan Day - Tuesday 13th

Tuesday 13th September 2022 Tokyo (All times are based on JST/UTC+9)
08:00 - 08:15

Registration and networking

08:15 - 09:00

Invitation only: Japan investor exchange (closed door roundtable)

Fund management selection – conducting your due diligence

09:00 - 09:10

PEI welcome and opening remarks

Andrew Wolff
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Andrew Wolff

Head of Content: APAC and Director, PEI Media Japan

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09:10 - 10:00

Keynote Panel: Post Pandemic real estate strategies

Christie Ou, Hideto Yamada, Daniel R. Dubrowski, David Cheong, Michael Regan, Matthew Kaplan
  • Assessing asset resilience post pandemic. Which sectors have performed well? Which haven’t?
  • Are we seeing paradigm shifts in investing strategies?
  • Post pandemic threats, opportunities and mitigating geopolitical risk
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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Hideto Yamada, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Hideto Yamada

Head of Global Real Estate, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

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A speaker photo for Daniel R. Dubrowski

Daniel R. Dubrowski

Co-Founder and Head of Capital Formation, Lionstone Investments/Columbia Threadneedle Investments

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David Cheong, KKR Asia

David Cheong

Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

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A speaker photo for Michael Regan

Michael Regan

Managing Director - Investments, CIM Group

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Matthew Kaplan

Managing Director and Team Group Head, Almanac (Neuberger Berman)

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10:00 - 10:30

Keynote Session: KKR's approach to Asia and Japan real estate

Masamu Kakinoki, David Cheong, Kensuke Kudo, Naoki Suzuki
  • Asia Pacific real estate strategies in the private market
  • Japan private real estate strategies (themes, platforms, etc.)
  • Japan public market real estate strategies through KJRM
A speaker photo for Masamu  Kakinoki

Masamu Kakinoki

Principal, KKR Capital Markets Japan

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David Cheong, KKR Asia

David Cheong

Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

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A speaker photo for Kensuke Kudo

Kensuke Kudo

Director, KKR

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A speaker photo for Naoki Suzuki

Naoki Suzuki

President and Representative Director, KJR Management

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10:30 - 10:55

Networking coffee break

10:55 - 11:40

Panel: Japan as the top destination for Asian real estate

Atsushi Miura, Simon Treacy, Ken Sugimoto, Katsuyuki Tokushima, Hidetoshi Ono
  • Tokyo office markets – are we seeing a strong rebound?
  • Logistics – is pricing in Japan now too high or do they remain attractive assets to buy?
  • What is the future of multifamily? Can you gain more scale in the subsector in Japan?
Atsushi Miura Blackstone

Atsushi Miura

Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

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Simon Treacy, CapitaLand Investment

Simon Treacy

Chief Executive Officer, Private Equity Real Estate, Real Assets, CapitaLand Investment

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Ken Sugimoto GIC (Japan)

Ken Sugimoto

Representative Director, Head of Office, Japan, GIC (Japan)

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A speaker photo for Katsuyuki  Tokushima

Katsuyuki Tokushima

Director, Member of the Board and Head of Pension Research and ESG Development, NLI Research Institute

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A speaker photo for Hidetoshi Ono

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

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11:40 - 12:30

Panel: Investing in new real estate asset classes

Steven Bass, Bob McClain, Toshiyuki Fujii, Jun Muto
  • Senior housing – a booming sector in developed markets?
  • Data centres as a hybrid infra/real estate investing strategy
  • Student housing – making a strong comeback post covid?
  • Manufactured housing – a growing niche in alternative real estate sectors
Steven Bass AR Capital Advisors

Steven Bass

Senior Director, Portfolio Manager, Alternatives and Strategic Transactions, Nuveen Real Estate

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A speaker photo for Bob  McClain

Bob McClain

Chief Executive Officer, Crow Holdings Capital

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A speaker photo for Toshiyuki  Fujii

Toshiyuki Fujii

General Manager of Investment Business Department, MORI TRUST

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A speaker photo for Jun Muto

Jun Muto

Senior Vice President, PIMCO Japan

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12:30 - 13:40

Networking lunch break

13:40 - 14:20

Panel: Working successfully with Japanese gatekeepers

Atsunori Yamaura, Akihisa Hoshino, Satoshi Saito, Takako Tokinaga
  • Understanding the do’s and don’t’s for pitching LPs
  • Understanding the role of the gatekeeper in Japan
  • Building GP/Gatekeeper relationships
Atsunori Yamaura, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura

 Director, Russell investments

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Akihisa Hoshino

Akihisa Hoshino

Associate General Manager, Alternative Funds Investment Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

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Satoshi Saito Tokio

Satoshi Saito

Head of Overseas Property Investment, Tokio Marine Asset Management

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A speaker photo for Takako  Tokinaga

Takako Tokinaga

Product Manager/Real Asset Group Fund Research and Development Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB)

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14:20 - 15:05

Panel: The rising role of ESG and sustainability in real estate

Bradford Dockser, Hideki Yano, Ken Aoyama, Ryuichi Horie, Satoshi Ikeda
  • How to efficiently track ESG performance in real estate investments
  • Seeking sustainability and high returns in the asset class – is it possible?
  • Strategies for decarbonizing the portfolio
Brad Dockser, Green Generation

Bradford Dockser

Founder and CEO, Green Generation

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A speaker photo for Hideki Yano

Hideki Yano

Executive Director, REVOLUTION

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Ken Aoyama, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama

President & CEO, Samurai Capital

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A speaker photo for Ryuichi  Horie

Ryuichi Horie

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, CSR Design Green Investment Advisory

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Satoshi Ikeda RIFTOKYO20

Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency

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15:05 - 15:35

Networking coffee break

15:35 - 16:15

Panel: Investing in real estate debt

James Haines, Lennart van Mierlo, Joyce Lo
  • Understanding the post pandemic debt investing landscape
  • Which sectors are proving most attractive to lenders? Have we seen a shift?
  • Evolution of debt strategies: are we seeing more separate accounts and co-investment appetite?
James Haines

James Haines

General Manager and Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt, Aozora Bank

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A speaker photo for Lennart  van Mierlo

Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

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Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

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16:15 - 17:00

Panel: Japan’s LPs – how does real estate fit within their private market’s strategy? (Followed by Close of Forum)

Tetsuya Fujita, Kiyosei Sugioka, Koji Sugauchi, Shinji Kawano, Ayaka Takimoto
  • How do LPs currently view Real Estate compared to other alternative asset classes?
  • Is appetite increasing post pandemic?
  • Risk appetites amongst investors – are higher risk strategies being considered?
Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Investment Management

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Kiyosei Sugioka

Kiyosei Sugioka

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments, ORIX Life Insurance

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A speaker photo for Koji Sugauchi

Koji Sugauchi

Director and General Manager, Fund Management Department, Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank

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Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Head of Alternative Investment, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine Holdings

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Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

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17:00 - 18:00

Networking cocktails and end of conference

Agenda

Korea Day - Thursday 15th

Thursday 15th September 2022 Seoul (All times are based on KST/UTC+9)
08:00 - 09:00

Registration and networking

08:15 - 09:00

Invitation only: Korea investor exchange (closed door roundtable)

How investors are managing overseas assets in a period of volatility

09:00 - 09:10

PEI welcome and opening remarks

Sean Egan
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Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

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09:10 - 10:00

Keynote panel: The evolution of real estate investing

Sanghwoi Bae, Christie Ou, Lennart van Mierlo, Joyce Lo, Matthew Kaplan, Tang Tang

• Safe-haven markets and sectors for investors in the midst of geopolitical risk
• Catching-up with Western peers on the ESG agenda
• How is investing in real estate evolving and what will it look like in the in the next 5 years?

A speaker photo for Sanghwoi Bae

Sanghwoi Bae

Chief Executive Officer, ESR Kendall Square REIT

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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A speaker photo for Lennart  van Mierlo

Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

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Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

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A speaker photo for Matthew Kaplan

Matthew Kaplan

Managing Director and Team Group Head, Almanac (Neuberger Berman)

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A speaker photo for Tang Tang

Tang Tang

Executive Director, Head of Capital Markets, Cottonwood Group

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10:00 - 10:50

Panel: Best in the West – allocating capital to Europe and the US

Sorim Jie, Kyung Paik, Eun-Young Hyun, Matilde Attolico , Devin Chen

• Investing trends and opportunities in global real estate
• Finding the right risk-return balance in a portfolio
• How is inflation affecting investor sentiment?

A speaker photo for Sorim Jie

Sorim Jie

Director, Cushman & Wakefield

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A speaker photo for Kyung Paik

Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

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A speaker photo for Eun-Young Hyun

Eun-Young Hyun

Head of Real Estate, Midas International Asset Management

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A speaker photo for Matilde  Attolico

Matilde Attolico

Managing Director, Rockpoint

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Devin Chen

Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate, PIMCO

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10:50 - 11:20

Networking coffee break

11:20 - 12:10

Investor panel: Partnering with Korean investors

Andrew Shin, Song Ah Lee, Byung-kyu Cheon, Jiroo Eoh, Jinhwan Kim, Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee

• Investing in funds or direct/co-investing – what structure works best for Korean investors?
• What do institutions expect from its real estate investments pertaining to returns, diversification and liquidity?
• Factors to consider in capital allocation to both domestic and global markets

A speaker photo for Andrew Shin

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

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A speaker photo for Song Ah Lee

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

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A speaker photo for Byung-kyu Cheon

Byung-kyu Cheon

Chief Investment Officer, DGB Life insurance

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Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Head of Alternative Investment Department, ABL Life Insurance

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A speaker photo for Jinhwan Kim

Jinhwan Kim

Senior Investment Manager, Teachers’ Pension, Korea

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A speaker photo for Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee

Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee

Head of Asia Investment Team, National Pension Service

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12:10 - 13:30

Networking lunch break

13:30 - 14:20

Panel: Global trends in ESG and sustainability

Chungha Cha, Ayaka Fujiwara, Eonbin Shin, Seonghun Min, Andy (Hakku) Lee

• The importance of ESG and sustainability for both investor and managers
• How to set targets, track performance, benchmark and improve transparency
• The transformation of green buildings and impact of ESG compliance

A speaker photo for Chungha Cha

Chungha Cha

Board Member, Koramco Real Estate Fund

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A speaker photo for Ayaka Fujiwara

Ayaka Fujiwara

Climate Investment Specialist, Green Climate Fund

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A speaker photo for Eonbin  Shin

Eonbin Shin

Partner, ERM

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A speaker photo for Seonghun  Min

Seonghun Min

Seonghun Min, Professor, The Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, The University of Suwon (Investment Committee Member, NPS, GEPS and HUF)

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A speaker photo for Andy (Hakku)  Lee

Andy (Hakku) Lee

Executive Vice President, DAOL Asset Management

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14:20 - 14:50

Presentation: Transitioning to a sustainable world – how to effectively measure ESG performance in real estate

Trey Archer
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Trey Archer

Director, Business Development, Asia, GRESB

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14:50 - 15:20

Networking coffee break

15:20 - 16:10

Panel: Opportunities in real estate debt

Bomjhun Kim, Wan Sun Park, Ian Yoo, Inae Hwang, Eui-Kyung Kim

• Insurance companies’ investment strategies in real estate debt
• Assessing opportunities in APAC versus other regions
• How to incorporate ESG initiatives in a debt portfolio?

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Bomjhun Kim

Real Estate Part Lead, Korean Reinsurance Company

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Wan Sun Park

Director

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Ian Yoo

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Apath Resilience

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A speaker photo for Inae Hwang

Inae Hwang

Head of Real Estate Finance and Investment Department, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance

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Eui-Kyung Kim

Head of Corporate Finance, Tongyang life Insurance

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16:10 - 16:50

Panel: Working with asset management companies

Doyle Kim, Joon Park, Seung-hwan Hwang, Yuwon Yoon

• What is the trend of capital flows into domestic and global real estate markets?
• How interest rate hikes are influencing real estate investment strategy
• Investing beyond core – top alternative sectors to consider

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Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

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Joon Park

Chief Investment Officer / Executive Vice President, Vestas Investment Management

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A speaker photo for Seung-hwan Hwang

Seung-hwan Hwang

Head of Global Real Estate Investment and Head of Alternative Portfolio Operations, Hanwha Asset Management

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A speaker photo for Yuwon Yoon

Yuwon Yoon

Vice President, Samsung Securities

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16:50 - 17:50

Networking cocktails and end of conference

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Discuss strategies with our speakers in-person

Ken Aoyama, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama

President & CEO, Samurai Capital

Trey Archer

Director, Business Development, Asia, GRESB

Matilde Attolico

Managing Director, Rockpoint

Sanghwoi Bae

Chief Executive Officer, ESR Kendall Square REIT

Steven Bass AR Capital Advisors

Steven Bass

Senior Director, Portfolio Manager, Alternatives and Strategic Transactions, Nuveen Real Estate

Chungha Cha

Board Member, Koramco Real Estate Fund

Byung-kyu Cheon

Chief Investment Officer, DGB Life insurance

Devin Chen

Portfolio Manager, Commercial Real Estate, PIMCO

David Cheong, KKR Asia

David Cheong

Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

Brad Dockser, Green Generation

Bradford Dockser

Founder and CEO, Green Generation

Daniel R. Dubrowski

Co-Founder and Head of Capital Formation, Lionstone Investments/Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Head of Alternative Investment Department, ABL Life Insurance

Toshiyuki Fujii

General Manager of Investment Business Department, MORI TRUST

Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Investment Management

Ayaka Fujiwara

Climate Investment Specialist, Green Climate Fund

James Haines

James Haines

General Manager and Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt, Aozora Bank

Ryuichi Horie

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, CSR Design Green Investment Advisory

Akihisa Hoshino

Akihisa Hoshino

Associate General Manager, Alternative Funds Investment Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Inae Hwang

Head of Real Estate Finance and Investment Department, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance

Seung-hwan Hwang

Head of Global Real Estate Investment and Head of Alternative Portfolio Operations, Hanwha Asset Management

Eun-Young Hyun

Head of Real Estate, Midas International Asset Management

Satoshi Ikeda RIFTOKYO20

Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency

Sorim Jie

Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Masamu Kakinoki

Principal, KKR Capital Markets Japan

Matthew Kaplan

Managing Director and Team Group Head, Almanac (Neuberger Berman)

Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Head of Alternative Investment, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine Holdings

Bomjhun Kim

Real Estate Part Lead, Korean Reinsurance Company

Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

Eui-Kyung Kim

Head of Corporate Finance, Tongyang life Insurance

Jinhwan Kim

Senior Investment Manager, Teachers’ Pension, Korea

Kensuke Kudo

Director, KKR

Andy (Hakku) Lee

Executive Vice President, DAOL Asset Management

Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee

Head of Asia Investment Team, National Pension Service

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

Bob McClain

Chief Executive Officer, Crow Holdings Capital

Seonghun Min

Seonghun Min, Professor, The Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, The University of Suwon (Investment Committee Member, NPS, GEPS and HUF)

Atsushi Miura Blackstone

Atsushi Miura

Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

Jun Muto

Senior Vice President, PIMCO Japan

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

Joon Park

Chief Investment Officer / Executive Vice President, Vestas Investment Management

Wan Sun Park

Director , TransPacific Group (Asia)

Michael Regan

Managing Director - Investments, CIM Group

Satoshi Saito Tokio

Satoshi Saito

Head of Overseas Property Investment, Tokio Marine Asset Management

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

Eonbin Shin

Partner, ERM

Koji Sugauchi

Director and General Manager, Fund Management Department, Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank

Ken Sugimoto GIC (Japan)

Ken Sugimoto

Representative Director, Head of Office, Japan, GIC (Japan)

Kiyosei Sugioka

Kiyosei Sugioka

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments, ORIX Life Insurance

Naoki Suzuki

President and Representative Director, KJR Management

Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Tang Tang

Executive Director, Head of Capital Markets, Cottonwood Group

Takako Tokinaga

Product Manager/Real Asset Group Fund Research and Development Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB)

Katsuyuki Tokushima

Director, Member of the Board and Head of Pension Research and ESG Development, NLI Research Institute

Simon Treacy, CapitaLand Investment

Simon Treacy

Chief Executive Officer, Private Equity Real Estate, Real Assets, CapitaLand Investment

Lennart van Mierlo

Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt, NN Investment Partners

Hideto Yamada, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Hideto Yamada

Head of Global Real Estate, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Atsunori Yamaura, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura

 Director, Russell investments

Hideki Yano

Executive Director, REVOLUTION

Ian Yoo

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Apath Resilience

Yuwon Yoon

Vice President, Samsung Securities