Local capital, global opportunities

The PERE Network’s 10th annual Seoul Forum is back on next September to connect Korean investors with global managers.

Expand your network, gain actionable insight, and escalate your fundraising potential by understanding how Korea’s most active private real estate investors are looking to allocate capital.

Understand the needs of local investors and determine the future direction of outbound and domestic capital flows.

Buy your PERE Network membership and join us at the Seoul Forum next September.

Year-on-year institutional investors including:

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PERE Japan Korea Week

The PERE Network’s Seoul Forum is part of PERE Japan Korea Week, connecting global fund managers with the biggest institutional investors in Japan and Korea.

Expand your network and advance your fundraising with access to private real estate opportunities in the region.

Learn how you can attend both the Seoul Forum and Tokyo Forum here.

Why attend Seoul Forum?

Boost your fundraising

Get the latest insight from Korean investors and align your investment strategies with their allocation appetite.

Gain strategic insight

Understand the core sectors and strategies that investors will focus on in 2024 and beyond.

Better connections 

Set up pre-event meetings and continue the conversation after the Forum with your membership to PERE Network. Gain access to 1,200+ investors and managers globally, regular monthly insights and online meetings with fellow industry leaders.

2023 keynote speakers

Major Korean investor navigates the uncertain global private real estate market

As a lending crisis looms over the global economy and inflation hits new heights, hear first-hand experience and lessons learned in navigating the uncertainties of the global private real estate market. Find out how to implement the right risk mitigation techniques and position your investment portfolio for resilience and potential growth.

Mr. Kim led the Europe/Asia Investment Division at Samsung SRA Asset Management for 9 years before leading the Global Investment Department as Global CIO in 2021.

Jae Yeon Kim
Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer
Samsung SRA Asset Management

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Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services. 

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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2023 Speakers

PERE Seoul Forum brings together C-level executives and industry thought-leaders to speak about the latest macroeconomic trends and insight impacting your strategies and plans in the region. Download the 2023 agenda to learn about the sessions that were discussed at the Forum.

 

Please contact Rida Shaikh at rida.s@pei.group for a discussion on key topics and speaking opportunities at the PERE Seoul Forum.

John Choi

Director, Real Estate, Korea Investment Corporation

Mikyung Chung

Head of Investment Team, Mirae Asset Global Investments

Kevin Cullinan

Managing Director, Co-Head of Credit Strategies and Head of Originations, Mack Real Estate Group

Franco Famularo

Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Ohana Real Estate Investors

Tom Gilbane

Managing Member, Rockpoint

Tom Graham

Senior Investment Director, Real Asset Investment Specialists, Aviva Investors

Hank Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Forest Logistics Properties

Seung-hwan Hwang

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

Seung-ki Jeong

Head of Team , Kiwoom Asset Management

Hye-In Jin

Attorney, Dentons Lee

Mike Kelly

Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Americas, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

David Kim

Managing Director, Co-Head of Asia-Pacific Real Estate, Intermediate Capital Group

Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

Jae Yeon Kim

Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Jooil Kim

Director & Head of Global Investment Part 2, Real Asset Group, IGIS Asset Management

Ethan Koh

Global Head of Research Operations, PEI Group

Arom Lee

Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Investment Division, National Pension Service

Changhoon Lee

Adjunct Professor, Department of Finance, School of Business, Hanyang University (also Former CIO, Government Employees Pension Service (GEPS))

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Michelle Ling

Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital Management, Mapletree

Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

Jay Mantz

President, Rialto Capital

Matthew Nichols

Senior Managing Director, Co- Head of Residential Credit, Pretium

Elizabeth Oh

Wealth Business Leader, Korea, Mercer

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

Chunsuk Park

Former CIO, MG Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives (KFCC)

Jun Park

Team Leader of Real Asset Investment Department, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

Wan Sun Park

Director , TransPacific Group (Asia)

Youngshin Park

Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Investment, National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives

Keehong Rhee

Senior Advisor, Accord Group Holdings

Daniel Schapiro

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Credit, CIM Group

Michael Sheffield

Head of Diversified Funds and Fund Manager, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF)

Eugene So IBK Securities

Eugene So

Head of Global Alternative Investments Team, IBK Securities

Changeun (Harry) Song

Head of Overseas Real Estate, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

Thought leadership, branding and networking opportunities

Be part of thought-provoking discussions with leading institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, advisers, and strategic partners. Sponsorship gives you:

  • VIP access
  • Thought-leadership opportunities
  • High-profile branding
  • And much more …

For exclusive sponsorship packages, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at nick.h@pei.group

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2022 post-event report

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Institutional Investors at PERE Seoul Forum 2023

Complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the PERE Network’s Seoul Forum.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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Meet Korea institutional investors including:

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What to expect on the event day

 

Investors at PERE Seoul Forum 2023

The forum is the largest meeting place for institutional and private investors, and other members of the real estate community in Korea.

Check out the benefits of joining the conference and who among your peers you will be joining. Apply for a complimentary pass for your or your team today.

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Meet the biggest global funds

Network and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest and leading real estate managers before, during and after the event.

Network with your peers

Connect with your peers and understand their strategies and allocation approach to real estate.

Get the latest insights

Discuss the opportunities and challenges your peers are facing in the market.

Explore opportunities

Find investment opportunities across traditional and emerging sectors.

THE NETWORK FOR GLOBAL REAL ESTATE

Make better connections at the Seoul Forum and beyond

The PERE Network is a year-round program of networking and content that enhances the experience of our members at the PERE Seoul Forum.

Members can connect with more than 1,200 investors and managers throughout the year, setup pre-meetings with those attending the Forum, meet in-person on the day, or pick up a conversation after the Forum:

  1. Find investors who match your investment strategies and set up meetings ahead of the event on our membership platform.
  2. Get personalised introductions to investors that fit your profile from our dedicated networking team before, during, and after the event.
  3. Access unique, critical insights exclusive to members throughout the year along with preferential rates to attend any event within the global PERE portfolio

PERE Network Members list

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PERE Network Content Calendar

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Our network makes decisions that shape markets

Explore opportunities with investors from across the globe today with access to the most influential private real estate network.

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Seoul Forum attendees get more

By attending the Seoul Forum you will join real estate’s most influential global community, PERE Network. Membership will give you access to:

  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Content and insights to drive better decisions
  • Access to the investor directory
  • And much more …

Talk to our team to find out how the Forum and the PERE Network membership can help grow your firm.

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PERE Global Events

Join our events globally to gain access to in-depth content, insights, and in-person networking opportunities with institutional investors. Contact our team to learn more.

한국의 자본과 글로벌 기회

2024년 9월 PERE Seoul Forum이 한국 투자자와 글로벌 매니저를 연결하기 위해 돌아왔습니다.

PERE 서울에 참석하시면  한국 기관투자자들과의 네트워크 확장 및 그들의 통찰력과 자분 배분전략을 파악하실 수 있습니다.

한국 투자자의 요구를 이해하고 국내외 자본 흐름의 미래를 결정하세요.

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한국 기관투자자의 최신 시장 인사이트와  자본배분 성향을 확인하시고 귀사의  투자전략에 반영하세요.

전략적 통찰력 확보

기관 투자자들이 2023년과 그 이후에 집중할 코어 부문과 전략을 확인하세요.

더 나은 네트워킹

PERE Network 를 통하여 이벤트 전 미팅 일정을 잡으시고 포럼 후에도 대화를 지속하세요. PERE Network에 접속하시면  전 세계 1,000명 이상의 투자자 및 펀드 매니저들과 네트워킹 및 매월 다양한 업계 리더들의 인사이트 비디오를 보실 수 있습니다.

PERE Seoul Forum 에서 최고의 인맥 만들기

모든 PERE Seoul Forum  참석자는 네트워킹  플랫폼인 PERE Network의 12개월 멤버십에 가입이 됩니다.

저희 멤버십 회원은 플랫폼을 통해 연중 1,200명 이상의 투자자 및 펀드매니저들과의 이벤트 전후 네트워킹을 하실 수 있습니다.

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무료 투자자 패스는 재단, 기부금, 보험 회사, 단일 패밀리 오피스, 국부 펀드 및 연금 기금등 펀드 LP 출자를 적극적으로 하고 자문/컨설팅 서비스에 대한 수수료를 징수하지 않는 기관으로 제한됩니다.

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View the 2023 agenda

Download the 2023 agenda to view the trends we discussed that are shaping Korean investor allocation strategies and the regional market.

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Rida Shaikh today.

Download the 2023 agenda

Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

PERE Seoul Forum - Grand Opening Cocktails - Monday 18th

Grand Opening Cocktails
16:00 - 18:00

Grand Opening Cocktails (by invitation only)

Agenda

PERE Seoul Forum - Tuesday 19th

All times in KST/ UTC+9 (Simultaneous translation between Korean and English provided)
09:00 - 10:00

Investor Networking - Breakfast Briefing (invitation only)

Hye-In Jin

A closed-door networking breakfast briefing for institutional investors. By invitation only.

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Hye-In Jin

Attorney, Dentons Lee

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09:30 - 10:00

Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:10

PERE welcome and opening remarks

David Kim
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David Kim

Managing Director, Co-Head of Asia-Pacific Real Estate, Intermediate Capital Group

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10:10 - 10:20

Keynote speech – Major Korean investor navigates the uncertain global private real estate market [Kor]

Jae Yeon Kim

As a lending crisis looms over the global economy and inflation hits new heights, hear first-hand experience and lessons learned in navigating the uncertainties of the global private real estate market. Find out how to implement the right risk mitigation techniques and position your investment portfolio for resilience and potential growth.

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Jae Yeon Kim

Managing Director, Global Chief Investment Officer, Samsung SRA Asset Management

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10:20 - 10:30

Presentation – The PERE analysis of global private real estate trends, with special focus on offices [Eng]

Ethan Koh
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Ethan Koh

Global Head of Research Operations, PEI Group

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10:30 - 11:10

Keynote panel: The to-do list for the next five years if you want to thrive in domestic and overseas real estate markets [Eng]

Christie Ou, Song Ah Lee, Michael Sheffield , Tom Gilbane, Matthew Nichols
  • What are the top trends to look out for in global real estate and how you can refine your investment strategy
  • Prepare for the challenges ahead by understanding risks in private real estate; protect your portfolio from imminent threats of economic recession and bankruptcies in banking
  • How you can make “smarter” investments; a deep dive into the strengthening relationship between tech and property
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

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Michael Sheffield

Head of Diversified Funds and Fund Manager, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF)

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Tom Gilbane

Managing Member, Rockpoint

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Matthew Nichols

Senior Managing Director, Co- Head of Residential Credit, Pretium

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11:10 - 11:30

Networking coffee break

11:30 - 12:20

Gatekeeper Panel: Understanding the shifting investor appetite for real estate in coming 5 years [Kor]

Jooil Kim, Seung-hwan Hwang, Eugene So, Seung-ki Jeong, Hye-In Jin
  • To allocate or over-allocated? Are Korean investors funds tightening their purse strings or are they seeing opportunity with low-priced, distressed assets?
  • What are the most pressing concerns for Korean investors in 2024? How are they preparing to respond to further volatility in the market?
  • What are the unique needs of Korean investors and how can fund managers can accommodate them i.e. diversification, liquidity, etc.
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Jooil Kim

Director & Head of Global Investment Part 2, Real Asset Group, IGIS Asset 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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Eugene So IBK Securities

Eugene So

Head of Global Alternative Investments Team, IBK Securities

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Seung-ki Jeong

Head of Team

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Hye-In Jin

Attorney, Dentons Lee

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12:20 - 13:25

Networking lunch break

13:25 - 13:45

Keynote fireside chat: Former CIOs share lessons learned in turbulent times and how to apply them today [Kor]

Chunsuk Park, Keehong Rhee, Changhoon Lee

History repeats itself. Former CIOs from the private real estate industry come together to discuss the cyclical nature of economics. Drawing upon their experiences, these seasoned professionals delve into the challenges they faced, the strategies they implemented, and the lessons they learned. By recognizing these patterns, they provide valuable insights for current and aspiring investors, helping them anticipate and navigate through similar challenges in today’s ever-changing landscape.

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Chunsuk Park

Former CIO, MG Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives (KFCC)

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Keehong Rhee

Senior Advisor, Accord Group Holdings

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Changhoon Lee

Adjunct Professor, Department of Finance, School of Business, Hanyang University (also Former CIO, Government Employees Pension Service (GEPS))

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13:45 - 14:30

Panel: How the real estate debt strategy can protect your portfolio from downside risk [Eng]

Daniel Schapiro, Jay Mantz, Kyung Paik, Tom Graham, Kevin Cullinan, Franco Famularo
  • How has the deal flow changed in this sub-asset class, and what that means for the future?
  • Why is the investor appetite growing for real estate debt?
  • How do you position real estate debt within a multi-asset portfolio?

 

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Daniel Schapiro

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Credit, CIM Group

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Jay Mantz

President, Rialto Capital

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Kyung Paik

Head of Korea, Shelter Rock Capital Group

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Tom Graham

Senior Investment Director, Real Asset Investment Specialists, Aviva Investors

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Kevin Cullinan

Managing Director, Co-Head of Credit Strategies and Head of Originations, Mack Real Estate Group

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Franco Famularo

Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Ohana Real Estate Investors

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14:30 - 15:10

Panel: Looking across the border for the fastest growing and most rewarding investment opportunities [Eng]

Joyce Lo, Michelle Ling, Christie Ou, Hank Hsu, Doyle Kim, Mike Kelly
  • What are the hottest real estate investment destinations outside of Korea? Investigating risk/return profiles and market performance by country and by sector
  • Innovative partnership structures: how should Korean investors structure their investments in the next deal they make with a global fund manager?
  • Working together in harmony; what are the differences in practices and culture, and how should new funds in the market adapt their pitch to suit Korean investors?
Joyce Lo, Lazard Asia

Joyce Lo

Director, Private Capital Advisory, Lazard

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Michelle Ling

Chief Executive Officer, Private Capital Management, Mapletree

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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Hank Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Forest Logistics Properties

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Doyle Kim

Managing Director, Hana Securities

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Mike Kelly

Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Americas, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

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15:10 - 15:35

Networking coffee break

15:35 - 16:15

Investor Panel: Interpreting the market trends and how Korean institutional investors will respond [Kor]

Arom Lee, Elizabeth Oh, Mikyung Chung, John Choi
  • Preparing for looming crisis: how will scale of commitments to real estate funds change in the coming years? Which subsectors are getting a commitment boost and which ones are on the chopping block?
  • What are the most pressing concerns Korean pension funds making allocation decisions? A deep dive into pricing and inflation issues
  • How can fund managers better cater to Korean pension funds in times of uncertainty?

 

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Arom Lee

Senior Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Investment Division, National Pension Service

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Elizabeth Oh

Wealth Business Leader, Korea, Mercer

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Mikyung Chung

Head of Investment Team, Mirae Asset Global Investments

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John Choi

Director, Real Estate, Korea Investment Corporation

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16:15 - 16:55

Investor Panel: Institutional investors navigate the trade-off between liquidity and returns [Kor]

Jun Park, Wan Sun Park, Youngshin Park, Changeun (Harry) Song
  • What are the strategies for institutional investors to maximize returns while balancing liquidity in private real estate investments?
  • The changing landscape of insurance company investments: How are shifts in regulations, interest rates, and other market factors impacting investment strategies?
  • Collaboration between investors and real estate fund managers: what are the best practices for communication and a thriving partnership?
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Jun Park

Team Leader of Real Asset Investment Department, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

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Wan Sun Park

Director

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Youngshin Park

Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Investment, National Federation of Fisheries Cooperatives

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Changeun (Harry) Song

Head of Overseas Real Estate, Public Officials Benefit Association (POBA)

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16:55 - 18:30

Closing remarks (followed by Networking Cocktails)

Our leading advisory board in 2023

Interested in speaking at the PERE Seoul Forum? Please contact Rida Shaikh today.

Susung Choi

Team Leader, Real Estate Finance Team, Shinhan Life

Jiroo Eoh, ABL Life Insurance

Jiroo Eoh

Head of Alternative Investment Department, ABL Life Insurance

Jayme Younghee Han

Managing Director and Head of Asia ex-Japan, Pretium Partners

Inae Hwang

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

Rok Kim

Senior Manager, Real Estate Investment Team, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

Steven Joongho Kwon

Head of Global Investment Division, Samsung SRA

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Jun Park

Team Leader of Real Asset Investment Department, Hyundai Marine & Fire Insurance

Wan Sun Park

Director , TransPacific Group (Asia)

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Inae Hwang

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

Chung Keun Kim

Managing Director, Investment, Samsung SRA Asset Management

Rok Kim

Senior Manager, Real Estate Investment Team, The Korean Teachers’ Credit Union

Ethan Koh

Global Head of Research Operations, PEI Group

Song Ah Lee

Director, Alternatives Division, Kyobo AXA Investment Managers

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Michael Sheffield

Head of Diversified Funds and Fund Manager, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF)

Eugene So IBK Securities

Eugene So

Head of Global Alternative Investments Team, IBK Securities