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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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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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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Kensuke Kudo

Director, KKR

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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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Katsuyuki Tokushima

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

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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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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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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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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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Hideki Yano

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sumisho Realty Management

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Ken Aoyama, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama

President & CEO, Samurai Capital

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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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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 Japan

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Kiyosei Sugioka

Kiyosei Sugioka

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments, ORIX Life Insurance

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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, Alternative Investment Group, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

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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?

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Sanghwoi Bae

Chief Executive Officer, ESR Kendall Square REIT

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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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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Matthew Kaplan

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

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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?

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Sorim Jie

Director, Cushman & Wakefield

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Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

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Eun-Young Hyun

Head of Real Estate, Midas International Asset Management

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Matilde Attolico

Managing Director, Rockpoint

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Devin Chen

Head of Commercial Real Estate Strategy, 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

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Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

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Song Ah Lee

Head, Alternative Investment Team 2, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

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Byung-kyu Cheon

Chief Investment Officer, DGB Life insurance

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Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Team Head, ABL Life Insurance

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Jinhwan Kim

Senior Investment Manager, Teachers’ Pension, Korea

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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

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Chungha Cha

Board Member, Koramco Real Estate Fund

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Ayaka Fujiwara, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara

Climate Investment Specialist, Green Climate Fund

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Eonbin Shin

Partner, ERM

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Seonghun Min

Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, University of Suwon

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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

Sales Director – 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

Head of Alternative Investment Team, Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance

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Ian Yoo

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Apath Resilience

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Inae Hwang

Head of 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 and Head of Real Asset Investment Finance Department, Hana Financial Investment

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Joon Park

Chief Investment Officer / Executive Vice President, Vestas Investment Management

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Seung-hwan Hwang

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

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Yuwon Yoon

Vice President, Samsung Securities

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16:50 - 17:50

Networking cocktails and end of conference

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Ken Aoyama, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama

President & CEO, Samurai Capital

Ken Aoyama founded Samurai Capital in 2009 as President and CEO of the firm. Samurai Capital is an independent fund/asset management firm based in Tokyo. Clients include international institutional investors/funds, family offices, and domestic invest… Read full bio

Trey Archer

Sales Director – Asia, GRESB

Trey moved to China after graduating from university in the US, and has lived in Asia ever since. He was first introduced to ESG during his MBA studies in 2016, where he took courses on sustainability and CSR. After discovering a moral desire to be a… Read full bio

Matilde Attolico

Managing Director, Rockpoint

Matilde Attolico is involved in Rockpoint’s Asia Pacific capital raising activities. Ms. Attolico is based in Rockpoint’s London office. Prior to joining Rockpoint in 2021, Ms. Attolico worked at JLL as the Global Head of the Funds Advisory business… Read full bio

Sanghwoi Bae

Chief Executive Officer, ESR Kendall Square REIT

Mr. Sanghwoi Bae joined ESR Kendall Square in 2019 as the head of Income JV investment. He then joined Kendall Square REIT Management to spearhead ESR Kendall Square REIT’s (KOSPI 365550, the “REIT”) IPO and investment. After completing the REIT IPO… Read full bio
Steven Bass AR Capital Advisors

Steven Bass

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

Steve is the lead portfolio manager for the Japan Alternatives Living Fund, a specialist strategy investing in senior housing and other alternative living sectors such as student housing, single family, and co-living in Greater Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoy… Read full bio

Chungha Cha

Board Member, Koramco Real Estate Fund

Cha worked in finance for 20+ years (Citibank in New York, Sydney and Honolulu, Yasuda Trust Bank in Tokyo, Board Member to Asian Merchant Bank and CEO of Lone Star Real Estate Funds in Seoul). And, since 2008, Cha has focused his career on smart, re… Read full bio

Byung-kyu Cheon

Chief Investment Officer, DGB Life insurance

Byung-kyu Cheon is the CFO of DGB Life insurance. He has 26 years of experience both in the Korean and the International financial markets. He started his career in trading. He expanded his investment career into the fund management industry and the… Read full bio

Devin Chen

Head of Commercial Real Estate Strategy, PIMCO

Mr. Chen is an executive vice president and portfolio manager in the Newport Beach office. He is the head of commercial real estate (CRE) strategy and is a member of the investment committees for PIMCO’s CRE equity and debt strategies. He has experie… Read full bio
David Cheong, KKR Asia

David Cheong

Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR Asia

David Cheong (Hong Kong) joined KKR in 2015 and is a member of the real estate team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Cheong was a portfolio manager at LIM Advisors overseeing public and private special situation investments in the Asia-Pacific region based… Read full bio
Brad Dockser, Green Generation

Bradford Dockser

Founder and CEO, Green Generation

Brad Dockser is GreenGen’s CEO/Co-Founder, transforming the world’s built environment through its visionary end-to-end approach integrating energy, real estate, technology, and capital markets to Operate in the Green. Throughout two decades of real e… Read full bio

Daniel R. Dubrowski

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

Dan Dubrowski is a co-founding partner of Lionstone Investments. As Head of Capital Formation, he leads capital efforts across the firm’s investment strategies, with primary responsibility for investor relationships, fundraising, marketing and commun… Read full bio

Sean Egan

CEO, Egan-Jones Ratings

Sean Egan is a founding partner and president of Egan-Jones Ratings Company (EJR), which was organized in 1992 for the purpose of providing timely, accurate credit ratings. Over the past decade, EJR provide risk managers with warnings on Ambac, Count… Read full bio
Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Team Head, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh is the Team Head, leading infrastructure and real assets (real estate) investment team, at ABL Life Insurance (Korea). Previously, Jiroo worked with Macquarie Group (Macquarie Capital and Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, both Austr… Read full bio

Toshiyuki Fujii

General Manager of Investment Business Department, MORI TRUST

Toshi Fujii serves as General Manager of Investment Business Department at MORI TRUST Co., LTD. based in Tokyo, Japan. Toshi’s responsibilities include, inter alia, all of MORI TRUST’s real estate investment activities not only in Japan but also over… Read full bio
Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Investment Management Japan

Mr. Fujita has over 30 years of experience in real estate industry. He started his career at Sumitomo Realty & Development Co. Ltd. with which he spent 5 years for residential condo development in Japan and over 13 years in U.S. to oversee Sumito… Read full bio
Ayaka Fujiwara, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara

Climate Investment Specialist, Green Climate Fund

Ayaka Fujiwara is Climate Investment Specialist at the Green Climate Fund (GCF)’s Private Sector Facility, where she is responsible for the origination and appraisal of private sector climate projects and programmes since 2018. Ayaka has 12 years of… Read full bio
James Haines

James Haines

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

J.J. Haines is the Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt at Aozora Bank. He is responsible for the bank’s ex-Japan real estate lending activity, which focuses on developed markets such as the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.… Read full bio

Ryuichi Horie

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

Horie is Co-founder and CEO of CSR Design Green Investment Advisory, Co., Ltd., which focuses on ESG advisory in the real estate and infrastructure sectors as well as research on green buildings and sustainable finance. He graduated from University o… Read full bio
Akihisa Hoshino

Akihisa Hoshino

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

Akihisa Hoshino joined the Mitsui Trust and Banking Company, Limited (current "Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited") in 1992. Since 2005, he has been a fund manager in the pension fund management department and in charge of investing entrusted money… Read full bio

Inae Hwang

Head of Department, Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance

Inae Hwang is the Head of Real Estate Finance and Investment Department in Samsung Fire and Marine Insurance ("SFMI"), where she is in charge of managing and investing in domestic and overseas real estate asset deals, global blind funds, and project… Read full bio

Seung-hwan Hwang

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

Seunghwan Hwang is the Head of Global Real Estate Investment and Head of Alternative Portfolio Operations at Hanwha Asset Management Company (“HAMC”) with overall responsibility for leading the firm’s overseas real estate investments, and managing al… Read full bio

Eun-Young Hyun

Head of Real Estate, Midas International Asset Management

Eun-young Hyun is Head of Real Estate Division at Midas International Asset Management (Midas), where she is responsible for all investment management of the real estate asset class including investment, asset management, capital raising and fund man… Read full bio
Satoshi Ikeda RIFTOKYO20

Satoshi Ikeda

Chief Sustainable Finance Officer, Financial Services Agency

In March 2019, the Financial Services Agency of Japan (JFSA) decided to create the position of Chief Sustainable Finance Officer (CSFO), to plan and coordinate on promotion of sustainable finance internally and globally. Upon its creation Satoshi Ike… Read full bio

Sorim Jie

Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Sorim designs marketing campaigns to attract investors, provides disposition advice, and oversees local and international capital market deals. He also oversees commercial real estate transactions, including office, hotel, retail shops, and mixed use… Read full bio

Masamu Kakinoki

Principal, KKR Capital Markets Japan

Masamu Kakinoki (Tokyo) joined KKR in 2020 and is leading Real Estate strategy marketing in Japan. Prior to joining KKR, he was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where he marketed alternative products. He holds a B.A. in Aerospace Engineering from… Read full bio

Matthew Kaplan

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

Matthew Kaplan is the Head of Almanac, Chairman of Almanac’s investment committee and Managing Director of Neuberger Berman. Since 1996, Matthew has been the portfolio manager for the ARS Fund Series, overseeing the placement of $6.9 billion of commi… Read full bio
Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Alternative Investment Group, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano is a Head of Alternative Investment Group in Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance (TMNF) and spearheads its alternative investments across private equity, private debt, hedge fund and real estate. Prior to assuming the current post… Read full bio

Bomjhun Kim

Real Estate Part Lead, Korean Reinsurance Company

Bom-jhun Kim joined Korean Reinsurance Company in 2015 and is overseeing its real estate investments. Prior to joining the reinsurance company, he held various positions at Hana Alternative Asset Management, Hana Real Estate Trust, and Samsung Corpor… Read full bio

Doyle Kim

Managing Director and Head of Real Asset Investment Finance Department, Hana Financial Investment

Current position is a Managing Director of Hana Financial Investment (Top Investment Bank in Korean Real Estate Finance industry) as a head of Real Asset Investment Finance Department leading a Real Estate Investment Business in Korean Domestic and G… Read full bio

Eui-Kyung Kim

Head of Corporate Finance, Tongyang life Insurance

Eui-Kyung Kim is the Head of Corporate Finance at Tongyang Life Insurance. He joined Tongyang Life in August 2016 as the Alternative Investment Team Head at its investment division, managing Tongyang Life's alternative investment AUM of 7.7 trillion… Read full bio

Jinhwan Kim

Senior Investment Manager, Teachers’ Pension, Korea

Jin Hwan is a Senior Investment Manager of the Overseas/Domestic Real Estate and Infrastructure portfolio at TEACHERS’ PENSION, KOREA. Jin Hwan began his career at the TEACHERS’ PENSION in 2008 and since then he has gained extensive investment experi… Read full bio

Kensuke Kudo

Director, KKR

Kensuke Kudo (Tokyo) joined KKR in 2022 and is a member of the Asian Real Estate team. Prior to joining KKR, he was a managing director at Fortress Investment Group where he spent 11 years focusing on opportunistic investments including office, resid… Read full bio

Andy (Hakku) Lee

Executive Vice President, DAOL Asset Management

Andy (Hakku) Lee leads 40 professionals at the Alternative Investment Division of DAOL Asset Management (DAOL). He oversees the firm’s infrastructure, REITs, shipping, and PE operations. Since he joined DAOL in May 2016, he has been in charge of comp… Read full bio

Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee

Head of Asia Investment Team, National Pension Service

"Kyle (Kyungwon) Lee leads NPS’s Asia Real Estate team. He has been with the pension fund since 2014 and oversees its real estate acquisitions, globally, ranging across the risk spectrum in multiple product types. Prior to NPS, he spent seven years a… Read full bio

Song Ah Lee

Head, Alternative Investment Team 2, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Song-ah Lee is currently the Head of the Alternative Investment Team II and a director at Kyobo AXA Investment Managers, which is a joint venture between Kyobo Life and AXA Investment Managers. She is responsible for the origination, execution and ma… Read full bio
Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

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

Bob McClain

Chief Executive Officer, Crow Holdings Capital

Bob McClain is the Chief Executive Officer of Crow Holdings Capital. He is the head of the CHC Investment Committees and is responsible for real estate investment activities at CHC. Bob has been with Crow-affiliated companies since 1986, when he join… Read full bio

Seonghun Min

Associate Professor, Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate, University of Suwon

Seonghun Min is a Korean professor and author in real estate finance. He has a Ph.D. in Real Estate from Konkuk University, and has been an associate professor in the Department of Urban Planning and Real Estate at University of Suwon since 2012. His… Read full bio
Atsushi Miura Blackstone

Atsushi Miura

Managing Director, Real Estate, Blackstone

Atsushi Miura is a Managing Director in the Real Estate group and is based in Tokyo. Before joining Blackstone, Mr. Miura was a director at Fortress Investment Group, responsible for acquisitions and asset management of real estate investments throug… Read full bio

Jun Muto

Senior Vice President, PIMCO Japan

Mr. Muto is a senior vice president focused on PIMCO’s Real Estate & Alternative Credit platform, based in the Tokyo office. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2022, he was the head of CBRE Capital Advisors Japan, responsible for investment advisory and e… Read full bio

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

Hidetoshi Ono recently joined Tsao Family Office (TFO) to lead their real estate investment and portfolio management in Japan. TFO was established in July 2016 to manage the assets of the Tsao family, one of Asia’s most enduring family businesses wit… 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

Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

Kyung is Head of Korea for Shelter Rock and CEO of Cayuga Partners, a real estate advisory firm specializing in cross-border transactions, and brings over 20 years of global real estate experience in capital raising, and fund management both in the U… Read full bio

Joon Park

Chief Investment Officer / Executive Vice President, Vestas Investment Management

Joon (Byoung-Joon) Park is the Chief Investment Officer of Vestas Investment Management, overseeing the firm’s domestic and overseas real estate investments. Prior to joining Vestas in February 2016, he held various roles across the real estate inves… Read full bio

Wan Sun Park

Head of Alternative Investment Team, Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance

Wan-sun Park is the Head of Alternative Investment Team in Fubon Hyundai Life Insurance (FHL) where he is in charge of managing alternative investment - private equity, private debt, real estate and infrastructure. He has developed overseas alternati… Read full bio

Michael Regan

Managing Director - Investments, CIM Group

Michael Regan is a Managing Director, Investments. He serves as the Head of Real Estate Equity and is responsible for leading CIM Group’s real estate acquisition efforts across all U.S. markets. Prior to joining CIM Group in 2011, Mr. Regan worked in… Read full bio
Satoshi Saito Tokio

Satoshi Saito

Head of Overseas Property Investment, Tokio Marine Asset Management

Mr. Saito is Head of Overseas Property Investment and responsible for all overseas real estate investment activities since April 2021. He started his career at Mori Trust Co., Ltd., where he was involved in acquisition of income producing properties… Read full bio

Andrew Shin

Head of Investments (Korea), Willis Towers Watson

Andrew Shin joined Willis Towers Watson in 2012 and is Head of Investment Services, Korea, advising Korean institutions. Andrew commenced his investment career in Canada progressing through a number of roles including product development, research an… Read full bio

Eonbin Shin

Partner, ERM

Eonbin Shin has more than 20 years of experience in Sustainability and Climate change consulting services. He has experience in establishing ESG management strategies for Korean conglomerates. Eonbin has led various activities to improve ESG performa… Read full bio

Koji Sugauchi

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

Sugauchi Koji joined Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank in 2016 as a head of investment. His responsibilities include alternative investment, equity and fixed income investments. Prior to the Osaka Shoko Shinkin Bank, he joined Dai-ichi Life in 1983. He worked… Read full bio
Ken Sugimoto GIC (Japan)

Ken Sugimoto

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

Ken joined GIC in April 2017 and is the Representative Director overseeing Japan real estate investing. Prior to GIC, Ken worked at Goldman Sachs from 1999 to 2017 as Managing Director in the Merchant Banking and Realty Management Divisions. He worke… Read full bio
Kiyosei Sugioka

Kiyosei Sugioka

Managing Director, Head of Alternative Investments, ORIX Life Insurance

Kiyosei Sugioka is a Head of Alternative Investments in ORIX Life Insurance Corporation, covering Private Equity, Private Debt, Infrastructure and Real Estate. Prior to joining ORIX Life in 2019, he was in Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) wh… Read full bio

Naoki Suzuki

President and Representative Director, KJR Management

Naoki Suzuki is President of KJR Management, a KKR subsidiary and the largest manager of listed J-REITs, since April 2022 as well as Chief Sustainability Officer since January 2020. Naoki joined Mitsubishi Corp.-UBS Realty Inc. (current KJR Managemen… Read full bio
Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka has joined Japan Science and Technology Agency (“JST”) in April 2022 as the Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Investments, where she is responsible for planning, executing and monitoring the Real Estate and Infrastructure investment of Jap… Read full bio

Tang Tang

Executive Director, Head of Capital Markets, Cottonwood Group

Tang is an executive director and head of capital markets at Cottonwood Group. Cottonwood Group is a US private equity real estate firm that employs a multi-strategy approach to investing in real estate with approximately $3bn in AUM. He oversees the… Read full bio

Takako Tokinaga

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

She joined Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB) in 2018 as a product manager of global alternative investments, primary covers global real estate and farmland investments. As a gate keeper of pension funds, she has been involved in a n… Read full bio

Katsuyuki Tokushima

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

Katsuyuki Tokushima has more than 30 years’ experience in investment for life insurance and pension business. He has broad experiences, such as asset allocation, fixed income investment, and risk management. He is a well-known practitioner in credit… Read full bio
Simon Treacy, CapitaLand Investment

Simon Treacy

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

Simon is CEO of Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) at CapitaLand Investment (CLI), responsible for driving the growth of real estate assets under management and funds under management (FUM) for CLI’s PERE business. Prior to joining CLI in 2021, Simon… 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. He is Head of Commercial Real Estate Debt and member of the Alternative Credit Management Team within NN Investment Partners, headquartered in The Netherlands. He started… Read full bio
Hideto Yamada, Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF)

Hideto Yamada

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

After Hideto Yamada has been with the Mitsui Fudosan Group for 35 years, he joined Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) in 2017 and leads global real estate investment. He is highly experienced in all areas of real estate including investment, c… Read full bio
Atsunori Yamaura, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura

 Director, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura is Director, Alternative Advisory Division where he oversees alternative consulting activities in Japan. Prior to joining Russell Investments in 2007, he held several positions at Resona Bank in roles such as portfolio manager, busin… Read full bio

Hideki Yano

President and Chief Executive Officer, Sumisho Realty Management

He has over 30 years’ experience in real estate business with Sumitomo Corporation locally and globally. In Japan, he held several key positions responsible for real estate developments, investments and asset management as well as consulting service… Read full bio

Ian Yoo

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Apath Resilience

Ian Yoo is USGBC Business Partner in South Korea (LEED Certification. Authorized Educational Partner. Reviewing), LEED International 1st Round Table Member, Vice Chair of Korea Green Building Council (KGBC) and Chair of Advisory Committee for Seoul I… Read full bio

Yuwon Yoon

Vice President, Samsung Securities

Juwon Yoon is a vice president of Samsung Securities where she is in charge of managing public and private alternative investment products, REITs IPO and paid-in capital transactions. She is also responsible for the firm's real estate acquisitions an… Read full bio