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Adrián Garcia Iza
Adrián Garcia Iza
Founder & President
IOS OFFICES
Adrián Garcia Iza
http://www.iosoffices.com/
San Pedro Garza García | NLE | Mexico
IOS OFFICES is a company that redefines the concept of equipped offices for rent and coworking by offering you the best infrastructure, cutting-edge technology and personalized service. We manage your office (Serviced Office) so that you can focus on core business. IOS OFFICES operates in 12 cities: Mexico City, Monterrey, Tijuana, Guadalajara, Puebla, Cancun, Villahermosa, Queretaro, Merida, Culiacan and Leon, along a Business Community with more than 20,000 active Members.
Alexandra Crossing
Alexandra Crossing
Region Head Asia Pacific
CBRE Global Investors - Australia
Alexandra Crossing
http://www.cbre.com.au/
Sydney | Australia
Amit Diwan
Amit Diwan
Senior MD and Country Head
Hines
Amit Diwan
http://www.hines.com/contact/offices/
Gurgaon | India
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 225 cities in 25 countries. Hines has approximately $144.1 billion* of assets under management, including $75.5 billion for which Hines serves as an investment manager, including non-real estate assets, and $68.6 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 165 developments currently underway around the world.
Andrea Himmel
Andrea Himmel
Principal
Himmel + Meringoff Properties
Andrea Himmel
http://www.hmprop.com
new york | NY | USA
Founded in 1985, Himmel + Meringoff Properties is a privately held New York real estate investment company dedicated to the acquisition and creation of value in opportunistic equity investments in commercial properties in New York City.
Ankur Gupta
Ankur Gupta
Business Head - West India
Hines
Ankur Gupta
http://www.hines.com/contact/offices/
Gurgaon | India
Hines is a privately owned global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 225 cities in 25 countries. Hines has approximately $144.1 billion* of assets under management, including $75.5 billion for which Hines serves as an investment manager, including non-real estate assets, and $68.6 billion for which Hines provides third-party property-level services. The firm has 165 developments currently underway around the world.
Anna Duchnowska
Anna Duchnowska
Managing Director-Investment Management, Europe
Invesco Real Estate
Anna Duchnowska
https://www.invesco.com/corporate
Warsaw | Poland
Invesco is an independent global investment management firm dedicated to delivering an investment experience that helps people get more out of life. Great ideas transcend borders at Invesco.
Bernd Bechheim
Bernd Bechheim
Global Head of Asset Management
abrdn Investments Deutschland AG
Bernd Bechheim
https://www.abrdn.com/en-gb/intermediary/what-we-do/real-estate
Frankfurt am Main | Germany
abrdn is one of the largest managers of real estate in the world. Across Europe, Asia and the US, our real estate professionals find opportunities, conduct transactions and develop our real estate assets to unlock value. We look to maximise the asset class’s potential for our clients by investing directly in real estate and indirectly in the shares and debt of a broad range of real estate operators.
Bevan Towning
Bevan Towning
Head of Property
Australian Super
Bevan Towning
https://www.australiansuper.com
Melbourne | Australia
Bradley Baker
Bradley Baker
Chief Executive
CORE - City Offices Real Estate
Bradley Baker
http://www.co-re.co.uk/
http://www.co-re.co.uk/
+44 20 7814 1000
London | United Kingdom
Chad Phillips
Chad Phillips
Managing Director, Global Head of Office
Nuveen Real Estate
Chad Phillips
https://www.nuveen.com/global
New York | NY | USA
Nuveen is one of the world's largest asset managers, serving institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors in more than 30 countries, providing investment expertise across the capital structure.
Chanakya Chakravarti
Chanakya Chakravarti
Managing Director, India, Growth Markets
Ivanhoé Cambridge
Chanakya Chakravarti
http://www.ivanhoecambridge.com
Delhi | India
Ivanhoé Cambridge, the real estate subsidiary of the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, is a Canadian real estate company with C$65BN of assets around the globe.Its areas of activity are investment, development, asset management, operations & leasing.
Charles Elmann Jafif
Charles Elmann Jafif
CEO
Parks Desarrolladora
Charles Elmann Jafif
http://www.parks.com.mx/
http://www.parks.com.mx/
+52 55 1105 2222
Mexico City | CMX | Mexico
Company dedicated to the development, construction and commercialization of a wide range of real estate businesses, including Industrial, commercial, corporate and mixed-use.
Christoph Schumacher
Christoph Schumacher
Global Head of Real Assets, Private Markets
Manulife Investment Management
Daniel Bergbaum
Daniel Bergbaum
Chief Growth Officer
White Space
Daniel Bergbaum
http://
http://
86-135-85644801
Shanghai | China
Daniel Cherman
Daniel Cherman
Senior Managing Director
Tishman Speyer
Daniel Cherman
http://www.tishmanspeyer.com.br
Sao Paulo | Brazil
First-class real estate owner, developer and manager in both residential and commercial business groups.
David Pralong
David Pralong
Managing Partner
Maya Capital
David Pralong
http://www.maya-cap.com/
http://www.maya-cap.com/
+44 (0) 207 318 5930
London | United Kingdom
Maya Capital is a pan-European investment firm focused on real estate and private equity opportunities, through value creating initiatives, with a hands-on strategy.
Dr. Sabine Schaffer
Dr. Sabine Schaffer
Managing Partner
Pro-invest Group
Dr. Sabine Schaffer
http://www.proinvestgroup.com/
Dubai | UAE
Eric Schaffer
Eric Schaffer
CEO Asia Pacific
essensys Ltd
Eric Schaffer
https://essensys.tech/
https://essensys.tech/
+44 20 3102-5252
London | United Kingdom
essensys is the intelligent digital backbone for commercial real estate. Connected through our secure global private network, the essensys platform removes the complexity of managing network connectivity across portfolios, buildings and spaces. essensys provides the foundation to create seamless portfolio and in-building experiences, generate deep insights, reduce operational complexity at scale and meet evolving customer needs today, and in the future.
Felipe Góes
Felipe Góes
CEO
São Carlos
Felipe Góes
http://www.scsa.com.br
http://www.scsa.com.br
+55 11 3048 5446
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Acquisition, management and sale of corporate and commercial properties.
Frank Zorn
Frank Zorn
Founder
Deskeo
Frank Zorn
http://www.deskeo.fr/en/contact-us/
France
Deskeo builds out, designs and operates office spaces in France (Paris and Lyon) to offer flexible terms for companies from 5 to 500 employees.
Gonzalo Sarmiento Giove
Gonzalo Sarmiento Giove
CEO
Centenario
Gonzalo Sarmiento Giove
http://www.centenario.com.pe/
Lima | Peru
Inversiones Centenario S.A.A. (ICSAA) is a corporation whose main activity is the development and operation of real estate projects. ICSAA is a company listed on the Lima Stock Exchange, owns US$ 1.4 billion in assets, and has among its shareholders the main economic groups of the country.
Harry Tan
Harry Tan
MD, Head of APAC Research, Strategic Insights
Nuveen Real Estate
Harry Tan
https://www.nuveen.com/global
Singapore | Singapore
Nuveen Real Estate is one of the largest investment managers in the world with $128 billion of assets under management. Managing a suite of funds and mandates, across both public and private investments, and spanning both debt and equity across diverse geographies and investment styles, we provide access to every aspect of real estate investing. With over 80 years of real estate investing experience and more than 660 employees* located across over 25 cities throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, the platform offers unparalleled geographic reach, which is married with deep sector expertise.
Hubert Abt
Hubert Abt
CEO & Founder
New Work Offices
Hubert Abt
http://newworkoffices.com
Warsaw | Poland
NEW WORK has become # 1 independent Flex Office Operator in CEE and will be present with more then 30 locations, in 12 Cities in 5 countries by end of 2020.
Ilyas Aslam
Ilyas Aslam
COO
Quadrum Global
Ilyas Aslam
http://www.quadrumglobal.com
http://www.quadrumglobal.com
+44 (0)207 971 7800
London | United Kingdom
Development, asset-backed lending, distressed and value-added investment in real estate and property-backed private equity
Jeff Liu
Jeff Liu
Managing Partner
Starcrest Capital Partners
Jeff Liu
http://www.starcrestcap.com/
Hong Kong | Hong Kong
Private equity real estate investment practice that specializes in combining innovation with discipline to create value for our investors through capitalizing on special situation and providing real estate solutions to targeted industries in China.
Jo-anne Cowen
Jo-anne Cowen
CEO Architect
Jo Cowen Capital
Jo-anne Cowen
http://www.jocowenarchitects.com
London | United Kingdom
Jo Cowen Capital works across residential, commercial and mixed use projects an equity introductory platform.
John Gardiner
John Gardiner
Managing Director Commercial Real Estate
AIG
John Gardiner
https://www.aig.co.uk/
https://www.aig.co.uk/
+44 020 7954 7000
London | United Kingdom
With roots that trace back to 1919, AIG is a global insurance company with operations in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. We provide a range of insurance products and services to support our clients in business and in life, including: general property/casualty, life insurance, and retirement and financial services through our General Insurance, Life and Retirement and Investments business units.
Jonathan Perl
Jonathan Perl
Partner
Arax Properties
Jonathan Perl
http://araxproperties.co.uk
London | United Kingdom
Arax Properties, a privately held property company, invests and manages assets primarily in Germany, France and the UK. It currently has over €1.0 billion of AUM and has built several joint ventures with blue chip institutional investors.
Jonathan Yap
Jonathan Yap
CEO, Listed Funds
CapitaLand Financial
Jonathan Yap
https://www.capitaland.com/international/en/about-capitaland/our-business/capitaland-financial.html#menu-lang-main
Singapore | Singapore
CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand) is one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, it owns and manages a global portfolio worth S$131.9 billion as at 31 December 2019.
Jorge Ávalos
Jorge Ávalos
CEO
Fibra MTY
Jorge Ávalos
http://www.fibramty.com/
http://www.fibramty.com/
+52 81 4160 1400
Monterrey | NLE | Mexico
Somos una compañía líder en desarrollo, inversiones y administración de proyectos inmobiliarios."
Just Pereboom
Just Pereboom
Executive Director
EDGE Technologies
Just Pereboom
https://edge.tech/
EDGE Technologies is a real estate technology company that specialises in a new generation of healthy, technologically innovative & energy-positive office buildings. Our goal is to reinvent the modern workplace as a driver for health and sustainability.
Kevin Cheng
Kevin Cheng
Head of Funds Management and Investments
Terraform Capital
Kevin Cheng
https://www.terraformcapital.com/post/terraformcapital_
hong kong | Hong Kong
Terraform Capital is a real estate investment firm that has taken the extra step to break away from traditional asset investment and management by incorporating a trailblazing value-add strategy into their business model.
Martin Jaco
Martin Jaco
CEO
BR Properties
Martin Jaco
http://www.brpr.com.br
http://www.brpr.com.br
+55 11 3201 1000
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
BR Properties S.A. is one of the main commercial real estate investment companies in Brazil. The Company is focused on acquiring, leasing, managing, developing and selling commercial properties, including office space and warehouses locations. BR Properties seeks to acquire strategically located commercial properties that have strong profitability and appreciation potential. The Company derives lease revenue though specialized, dynamic and proactive property management and adds value to its properties through improvements, expansion of leasable area, and occupancy costs reduction. Currently, BR Properties holds 46 commercial properties, which total 684 thousand sqm of Gross Leasable Area (GLA) and represent a total market value of approximately R$7.5 billion.
Mohit Malhotra
Mohit Malhotra
Managing Director & CEO
Godrej Properties
Mohit Malhotra
http://www.godrejproperties.com
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Godrej Properties is a premier real estate company dealing in residential, commercial & township projects & having presence across 12 cities in India. Godrej Properties brings the Godrej Group philosophy of innovation, sustainability, and excellence to the real estate industry. Each Godrej Properties development combines a 121–year legacy of excellence and trust with a commitment to cutting-edge design and technology.
Ng Beng Tiong
Ng Beng Tiong
Deputy Group CEO & Group COO
ARA Asset Management
Ng Beng Tiong
http://www.ara-group.com
Central | Hong Kong
ARA Asset Management is a leading APAC real assets fund manager with a global reach. With S$116 billion in gross assets under management, ARA manages listed and unlisted REITs, private real estate credit and equity funds, and infra funds in 28 countries.
Nikhil Reddy
Nikhil Reddy
MD - Asset Management
Goldman Sachs
Nikhil Reddy
https://www.goldmansachs.com/
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Oliver Jackson
Oliver Jackson
Head of UK Investment
Resolution Property
Oliver Jackson
http://www.resolutionproperty.com
London | United Kingdom
Built on two decades of experience, Resolution Property has acquired, repurposed, repositioned and disposed of more than €3 billion of real estate in the UK and across Europe. During this period Resolution Property has raised five funds from leading globa
Patricia Gek Hiang Goh
Patricia Gek Hiang Goh
Executive Vice President, Head of Group Investment
Frasers Property
Patricia Gek Hiang Goh
http://
http://
65 6277 2135
Singapore | Singapore
We are a multinational company that develops, owns and manages a diverse, integrated portfolio of properties. Headquartered in Singapore, the Group has total assets of approximately S$38.7 billion as at 31 March 2020.
Patrick Nelson
Patrick Nelson
Head of International Real Estate - EMEA & APAC
WeWork
Patrick Nelson
http://www.wework.com
London | United Kingdom
WeWork is a global network of workspaces where companies and people grow together. We transform buildings into dynamic environments for creativity, focus, and connection. More than just the best place to work, though, this is a movement toward humanizing work. We believe that CEOs can help each other, offices can use the comforts of home, and we can all look forward to Monday if we find real meaning in what we do.
Paula Tauil
Paula Tauil
Diretora de Novos Negócios
Goodman Group
Paula Tauil
https://br.goodman.com/
https://br.goodman.com/
+55 11 3709 2550
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Goodman is a global group of properties, specializing in the acquisition, development and management of industrial developments. It has $ 27.5 billion in assets under management in 17 countries. Operates in Brazil since 2012.
Paulo Millen
Paulo Millen
Director - Asset Management
GTIS Partners - Brazil
Paulo Millen
https://www.gtispartners.com/
Sao Paulo | SP | Brazil
Investor in opportunistic and value-added opportunities in residential, office, industrial, hotel, mixed-use - U.S. and Brazil
Rafael Londoño
Rafael Londoño
CEO
QBO
Rafael Londoño
https://qbo.co/#home
https://qbo.co/#home
+57 1 748 0505
Bogotá | Colombia
QBO is a company dedicated to the development of mixed-use real estate projects (residential and commercial). Currently, QBO manages ATRIO, the most important real estate development in Bogotá.
Raj Menda
Raj Menda
Corporate Chairman
RMZ Corp
Raj Menda
http://www.rmzcorp.com
http://www.rmzcorp.com
+91 (80) 40004000
Bengaluru | Karnataka | India
RMZ Corp is one of the leading owners, developers, operators and fund managers of first-class commercial real estate in India. Across Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Pune, many of the world’s most prestigious corporations rely on RMZ Corp to meet their space needs. At RMZ Corp we convert every opportunity into value through our expertise in every aspect of Real Estate. From fund management to development, from construction to building operations—in everything we do, we believe in delivering exceptional quality and outstanding performance, and in creating real estate of enduring value around the country.
Rodrigo Peredo
Rodrigo Peredo
Managing Director
Hines
Rodrigo Peredo
https://www.hines.com
https://www.hines.com
+52 55 5242 8809
MIGUEL HIDALGO | CMX | Mexico
Hines is a global real estate investment firm founded in 1957 with a presence in 201 cities in 24 countries. Has $111 billion of AUM. The firm has 108 developments currently underway around the world. Hines has developed or acquired 1,295 properties.
Sahil Vachani
Sahil Vachani
Managing Director & CEO
Max Estates
Sahil Vachani
https://maxestates.in/
https://maxestates.in/
+ 91 11 40600000
New Delhi | India
Established in 2016, Max Estates Ltd is the real estate arm of Max Group, with the vision to bring the Group’s values of Sevabhav, Excellence and Credibility to the Indian real estate sector. The mission of Max Estates is to offer spaces for residential and commercial use with the utmost attention to detail, design and lifestyle. Currently our portfolio consists of one residential community of luxury villas, 3 commercial office properties in NCR that brought in the concept of WorkWell to India.
Sally Franklin
Sally Franklin
Chief Operating Officer - Real Estate
Investa Property Group
Sally Franklin
http://www.investa.com.au
Sydney | Australia
One of Australia’s largest, most recognised commercial office real estate companies, committed to helping workplaces to thrive.
Samuel Tay
Samuel Tay
Head of Capital Markets APAC, Real Estate Solutions
DHL Express
Samuel Tay
http://www.dhl.com
Singapore | Singapore
DHL Supply Chain, part of Deutsche Post DPDHL Group, is the world’s leading contract logistics provider. We operate a real estate portfolio of approximately 25 million square meters across more than 55 countries.
Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt
MD & CEO
Tata Realty
Sanjay Dutt
http://www.tatarealty.com
Mumbai | India
Tata Group forayed into the real estate business over 35 years ago. Tata Housing was formed in 1984 and Tata Realty and Infrastructure Limited in 2007. The two companies were consolidated in 2018. TRIL has a strong presence across segments in 15 cities. Cumulatively, the company has a total of 53 projects (delivered & under construction), residential spaces of over 20 million sq ft, Commercial spaces of around 12 million square feet, Retail spaces of about 1.3 million square feet.
Santiago Porta
Santiago Porta
Global Head - Commercial Property
IFC
Santiago Porta
http://www.ifc.org
http://www.ifc.org
+1 202 473-1000
Washington | DC | USA
Multilateral global development institution focused exclusively on supporting private sector development in developing markets.
Simon Loh
Simon Loh
COO
Regus
Simon Loh
http://www.regus.co.uk
http://www.regus.co.uk
+44 (0) 1784 898 000
Staines | United Kingdom
IWG is leading the flexible workspace revolution. We provide a choice of professional, inspiring and collaborative workspaces, communities and services that help more than 2.5 million people to work more productively worldwide.
Stéphane Bensimon
Stéphane Bensimon
CEO
Wojo
Stéphane Bensimon
https://www.wojo.com/
https://www.wojo.com/
(+33) 669930974
Paris | France
Wojo is a major player in the new coworking space market, owned by Bouygues Immobilier and Accor. Our ambition is to be the leading player in workspitality.
Suat Ghee Ong
Suat Ghee Ong
Head of Asset Management
Allianz Real Estate
Suat Ghee Ong
http://www.allianz-realestate.com
Singapore | Singapore
Allianz Real Estate is the captive investment and asset manager for real estate within Allianz Group. We develop and execute tailored investment strategies for the Allianz Group, focusing on direct and indirect equity globally and commercial real estate
Tal Peri
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin America
Union Investment Real Estate
Tal Peri
http://realestate.union-investment.com
New York | NY | USA
Union Investment stands for forward-looking real estate investment worldwide. Our business model is based on the strong foundation of over 50 years of real estate expertise.
Tanya Kosseva-Boshova
Tanya Kosseva-Boshova
Managing Partner
Lion's Head
Tanya Kosseva-Boshova
https://www.lhinv.eu
https://www.lhinv.eu
+359 2445-0005
Sofia | Bulgaria
Commercial and residential developments and investments in Romania, Bulgaria and the CEE.
Tariq Vaidya
Tariq Vaidya
MD - Real Estate
NV Capital Services
Tariq Vaidya
http://
http://
+91 22 66511900
Mumbai | India
New Vernon Investment Management is a global asset management firm serving institutional and high net worth clients. New Vernon Investment Management, New Vernon Advisers and New Vernon Wealth Management are affiliated through common ownership and manage a number of hedge funds and client portfolios using various investment strategies and/or targeting different markets, with a particular expertise in US, India and emerging markets - with combined assets under management of over $1.5 Billion.
Thomas Liu
Thomas Liu
Partner
Actis
Thomas Liu
http://www.act.is/
http://www.act.is/
+86 10 6535 4800
Beijing | China
Actis is a leading growth markets investor. With a growing portfolio of investments across Asia, Africa and Latin America it has raised US$15bn since inception.
Tiago Alves
Tiago Alves
CEO Brasil
Regus
Tiago Alves
http://www.regus.com.br
http://www.regus.com.br
+55 11 2755-1515
São Paulo | SP | Brazil
Global leader in flexible solutions of workspaces, with more than 3.000 business centers in 120 countries, provides convenient and high-quality spaces for people work, for minutes or for years. Companies such as Google, Toshiba and GlaxoSmithKline have chosen Regus as their workspace. The key to the flexible working is the convenience and, therefore, Regus is wherever its 2,1 millions members need. Founded in Brussels, in Belgium, in 1989, Regus is headquartered in Luxembourg and is listed on the London Stock Exchange.
Vicente Naves
Vicente Naves
Managing Director Plataf. Inmobiliaria
Artha Capital
Vicente Naves
http://www.artha.com.mx
http://www.artha.com.mx
+52 55 5081 1470
Mexico City | CMX | Mexico
Artha Capital is a private equity manager, focused on origination, development, acquisition and operation of real assets in real estate, infrastructure and energy. Artha Capital has MXN $ 22,800 million pesos in assets under management.
Vinamra Srivastava
Vinamra Srivastava
Chief Sustainability Officer (Designate)
CapitaLand Limited
Vinamra Srivastava
https://www.capitaland.com/international/en/about-capitaland/who-we-are.html
Singapore | Singapore
CapitaLand Limited (CapitaLand) is one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups. Headquartered and listed in Singapore, it owns and manages a global portfolio worth S$131.9 billion as at 31 December 2019. CapitaLand’s portfolio spans across diversified real estate classes which includes commercial, retail; business park, industrial and logistics; integrated development, urban development; as well as lodging and residential. With a presence across more than 200 cities in over 30 countries, the Group focuses on Singapore and China as its core markets, while it continues to expand in markets such as India, Vietnam, Australia, Europe and the USA. CapitaLand has one of the largest real estate investment management businesses globally. It manages seven listed real estate investment trusts (REITs) and business trusts as well as over 20 private funds.
Vinod Rohira
Vinod Rohira
CEO
Mindspace Business Parks REIT
Vinod Rohira
https://www.mindspaceindia.com/
Mumbai | Maharashtra | India
Mindspace Business Parks REIT (“Mindspace REIT”) offers a gateway to one of the largest, Grade A Office portfolios in India. We have a well-diversified portfolio of business and IT parks spread across the key commercial markets of Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai. We undertake sustainability initiatives across our assets, with a primary focus on clean energy and recycling, that enable tenants to enjoy an efficient and eco-friendly work environment. Mindspace REIT is managed by the K Raheja Corp Investment Managers LLP (“Manager”). Manager is responsible for managing the assets and investments of Mindspace REIT and undertaking operational activities in accordance with the SEBI (Real Estate Investment Trust) Regulations, 2014 and the Investment Management Agreement.
Adrián Garcia Iza
Adrián Garcia Iza
Founder & PresidentIOS OFFICES
Mexico
Born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon in May of 1976, he graduated from Law School at Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Currently studying an MBA in IPADE Business School. Adrian is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the Workspace and Coworking industry.
Alexandra Crossing
Alexandra Crossing
Region Head Asia PacificCBRE Global Investors - Australia
Australia
Amit Diwan
Amit Diwan
Senior MD and Country HeadHines
India
Amit Diwan is Senior Managing Director and the Country Head for Hines in India. Amit joined Hines in 2015 as the Chief Investment Officer. Prior to Hines, Amit was a Director/Partner at Piramal Fund Management for 5 years, responsible for the platform in North India which he had setup in 2010. Before his 2 year stint at Jones Lang LaSalle from 2008-2010, Amit was based in Singapore for 7 years and worked across Asia-Pacific, covering over 10 countries from Japan to UAE to Indonesia, first as a strategy consultant at Marakon Associates and thereafter as Head of Investments at GE Real Estate Southeast Asia. Amit received his BA in Economics from the Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and earned his Masters from IIM, Ahmedabad
Andrea Himmel
Andrea Himmel
PrincipalHimmel + Meringoff Properties
USA
Andrea is a CIO & Principal at Himmel + Meringoff Properties, one of the largest privately-held, vertically-integrated commercial real estate owners in NYC. Founded in 1979, we own and operate a large portfolio of office buildings in Manhattan and industrial warehouses in the boroughs for the long-term. We work with like-minded institutional and alternative equity partners. We target well-located, high quality, under-performing real estate in which our hands-on management, targeted capital infusion, aggressive redevelopment, and focused leasing create long-term value. We are known for closing complex deals creatively, flexibly, and quickly. Andrea is on the Board of Habitat for Humanity + The Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
Ankur Gupta
Ankur Gupta
Business Head - West IndiaHines
India
Ankur Gupta is the Business Head for West India at Hines. Ankur joined Hines in 2020 as Director, Investments. Prior to Hines, Ankur spent 3 years at Tata Realty and Infrastructure Ltd. where he led business development and investment management efforts across West and South India, and 5 years at Shapoorji Pallonji Real Estate where he setup the $200M Joyville platform and made pan-India investments in residential assets. Ankur has also spent 6 years across Caterpillar Inc. and real estate tech startups in operations management and business development roles. Ankur completed his BE in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai and his Post Graduate Program in Management from Indian School of Business.
Anna Duchnowska
Anna Duchnowska
Managing Director-Investment Management, EuropeInvesco Real Estate
Poland
Managing Director - Investment Management at Invesco Real Estate responsible for overall strategy and performance of the European portfolio. I am a member of Invesco’s European Executive|Committee and Investment Committees. I also champion some of the firm’s key pan-European asset management initiatives including ESG,a strategiy implementation which I am passionate about. Qualifications: a Master of Economics degree from the Warsaw School of Economics and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Fellowship of the Association of Chartered Accountants (FCCA) and a Membership of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Bernd Bechheim
Bernd Bechheim
Global Head of Asset Managementabrdn Investments Deutschland AG
Germany
Bernd Bechheim joined Aberdeen Frankfurt in 2003. In his role as Head of Asset Management and Transactions he is responsible for the overall asset management of the properties in all funds and mandates within Continental Europe as well as for the coordination of all investment opportunities, deal allocation and the coordination of the execution of transactions. He graduated in business administration (real estate) at Nuertingen University.
Bevan Towning
Bevan Towning
Head of PropertyAustralian Super
Australia
Bevan is a Senior Property Executive with particular experience in Real Estate Investment and Real Estate Funds Management across Asia Pacific and Europe for over 35 years. Bevan was most recently Global Head of Funds at Cromwell Property Group based in their London office and prior to that held a number of Senior Executive roles in Australia in the areas of Property Investment, Development and Construction, Management, Strategic Advisory and Capital Placement. Bevan is responsible for the global unlisted property portfolio at AustralianSuper.
Bradley Baker
Bradley Baker
Chief ExecutiveCORE - City Offices Real Estate
United Kingdom
Bradley has spent all of his career specialising in the Central London office market, and at CO—RE is working to develop some of London’s largest new commercial developments; specifically 20 Ropemaker Street,120 Fleet Street, 72 Upper Ground (formerly the ITV Studios), Lansdowne House on Berkeley Square, 247 Tottenham Court Road and 280 Bishopsgate.
Chad Phillips
Chad Phillips
Managing Director, Global Head of OfficeNuveen Real Estate
USA
Real estate executive with significant experience in all facets of commercial real estate investments and portfolio management. Invested across the globe and risk spectrum. Head of Office and Life Science Sector, which is a top 10 owner of office and life science globally, and manage team of 50 professionals across regional offices. Managed private equity real estate funds with an accomplished track record throughout cycles. Member of Nuveen Real Estate's Investment Committee and Global Executive Leadership Team. Strong team player known for outstanding verbal and written communication ability, as well as polished presentation skills.
Chanakya Chakravarti
Chanakya Chakravarti
Managing Director, India, Growth MarketsIvanhoé Cambridge
India
Chanakya (Chan) Chakravarti is the MD for India, responsible for implementing in his territory, the investment and asset-management strategies outlined in Ivanhoé Cambridge’s annual business plan and strategic plan. He works closely with the Growth Markets team and collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to put in place and consolidate strategic partnerships for major projects in India. Mr. Chakravarti is a seasoned manager with more than 27 years of experience, including over 20 years in real estate, investment and development. Before joining Ivanhoé Cambridge in 2018, he was Managing Director, Global Alternatives, Asia, at J.P. Morgan Chase. Chan has previously held country management roles at Actis Capital and C&W.
Charles Elmann Jafif
Charles Elmann Jafif
CEOParks Desarrolladora
Mexico
Christoph Schumacher
Christoph Schumacher
Global Head of Real Assets, Private MarketsManulife Investment Management
Switzerland
Dr. Christoph Schumacher has been appointed as Global Head Real Estate at Credit Suisse Asset Management as of June 1, 2017. Christoph served as Managing Director at Union Investment Institutional Property GmbH, Germany, in charge of the Institutional Business and a member of Union Investment’s Real Estate Investment Committee. In January 2016, he became spokesman of the board of the German Property Federation ”ZIA Region Nord“. From 2005 to 2011, Christoph worked for Generali Real Estate, in Cologne, Luxembourg and Paris. Prior to that he was a lawyer for Linklaters in Berlin and London. He was previously a personal advisor/office manager to the minister of finance in Berlin.
Daniel Bergbaum
Daniel Bergbaum
Chief Growth OfficerWhite Space
China
Advanced Chinese (Mandarin) speaker with 19 years experience in several provinces over China. Ambitious visionary with a proven successful track record. Extensive experience in company development / strategic change management / business development / new brand market entry and representation. Leading the industry in the new hot flexible space model - Meeting Space On-Demand Goal: To further develop my professional life within Asia concentrating on Commercial Property Development Interested in networking with forward thinking people who can make me think and smile.
Daniel Cherman
Daniel Cherman
Senior Managing DirectorTishman Speyer
Brazil
Mr. Cherman joined Tishman Speyer in 2001 and is responsible for the firm’s activities in Brazil. He is also a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to his current role, Mr. Cherman held a number of positions on the firm’s Brazil team, including managing the region’s acquisitions and leasing efforts, heading both the residential development and commercial development groups, and serving as Chief Operating Officer. Previously, Mr. Cherman spent 12 years working in the development business, where he managed large-scale commercial and residential projects in Latin America. Mr. Cherman holds a degree in civil engineering from Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro and an MBA from the University of São Paulo.
David Pralong
David Pralong
Managing PartnerMaya Capital
United Kingdom
Has over 12 years of real estate investment experience. David was previously Head of the Real Estate practice at Helios Capital, a London-based family office, and, prior to that, a senior member of the investment team at Moor Park Capital Partners. He has an extensive track record in real estate, having been involved in £2bn+ real estate transactions since the start of his career, both in equity and debt positions. David holds an MA from HEC Lausanne, HEC Paris and La Sorbonne University. He speaks French and English and is a Swiss and French citizen.
Dr. Sabine Schaffer
Dr. Sabine Schaffer
Managing PartnerPro-invest Group
Australia
Sabine is Managing Partner at Pro-invest Group with a focus on Structure & Asset Management of the funds. Sabine started her career 21 years ago at 3i where she focused on investments in FMCG and retail. Following her Master’s program at Harvard University, she joined McKinsey & Company focusing on Finance and Public Affairs in Europe and the GCC region. From 2005-2010, she worked as Director of Investments at a GCC based Private Equity firm, where she worked on the set up of a Real Estate Development Fund for newly built office buildings. At Pro-invest Group, Sabine oversees the asset management side of the business. Sabine also holds a PhD in Economics from Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria.
Eric Schaffer
Eric Schaffer
CEO Asia Pacificessensys Ltd
Hong Kong
CEO, Asia Pacific at essensys and leads the business across the region from Hong Kong. I have worked across real estate functions and asset classes with deep experience in Asia and has structured and led over $2B USD in real estate transactions. Prior to joining essensys, Head of Real Estate Advisory for WeWork in APAC. I have also held leadership positions at multiple firms, including Cushman & Wakefield and Core Capital Asia. He holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and BA from Emory University.
Felipe Góes
Felipe Góes
CEOSão Carlos
Brazil
Felipe Góes has been CEO of São Carlos since 2012. Previously, he was Municipal Secretary for Development in Rio de Janeiro and partner at the consulting company McKinsey, working in the infrastructure and financial sectors in Brazil, Europe and the USA. He has a degree in Business Administration from PUC-RJ and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Frank Zorn
Frank Zorn
FounderDeskeo
France
Frank Zorn is a serial entrepreneur from Berlin. He started his career at Ebay in 2000 in the Marketing Department and then joined Rocket Internet as Venture Partner. After an MBA at the prestigious french university INSEAD, Frank co-founded “City Deal” in Paris in 2010, a digital marketplace for coupons. The company was acquired by Groupon a few months later and Frank Zorn was appointed Head of European Business. In 2016, Frank left Groupon to found Deskeo, a flexible office solution for companies with Benjamin Teboul, co-founder.
Gonzalo Sarmiento Giove
Gonzalo Sarmiento Giove
CEOCentenario
Peru
Gonzalo is CEO of Inversiones Centenario S.A.A., the largest real estate company in Peru, with more than US$ 1.4 billion in assets with a diversified portfolio which includes office buildings, shopping centers, industrial lots, hotels, apartments, and land development for housing. Gonzalo is alumni of Harvard Graduate School of Design; earned a Scholarship in General Management at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is MBA from Escuela de Postgrado de la Universidad del Pacífico, Lima - Perú; as well as Bachelor in Business Administration from Universidad de Lima - Peru. He also has participated in Executive Education programs at several business schools and professional institutions.
Harry Tan
Harry Tan
MD, Head of APAC Research, Strategic InsightsNuveen Real Estate
Singapore
Harry is responsible for providing strategic advice to the corporate business and clients, with respect to the Asia-Pacific market. He delivers national sector and local market forecasts in line with the business’ two pronged approach, allowing structural megatrends to be considered alongside real estate fundamentals. He is also involved in the development of portfolio strategy for existing and new funds, using both historic and forward-looking analysis. Prior to joining the business in 2015, Harry was head of research at Grosvenor Limited, directing research on Asian property markets. Before this, he was vice president of Research & Strategic Planning at MEAG Pacific Star, and economist at JP Morgan Chase & Co.
Hubert Abt
Hubert Abt
CEO & FounderNew Work Offices
Hungary
Hubert Abt has been working in the real estate industry for over 30 years. He worked as a Developer, structured finance with Mezzanine capital for various real estate projects and in 2013 he founded NEW WORK Offices in Budapest. The Company provides various flexible office Concepts and today is present in 5 countries. Hubert incorporated NEW WORK into a closed joint-stock company and now leads the company as CEO while focusing on Business Development, Investors relation and leading the Innovation lab dealing with digitalization and Space as a Service.
Ilyas Aslam
Ilyas Aslam
COOQuadrum Global
Cayman Islands
Ilyas Aslam is Chief Operating Officer at Quadrum Global and has been there since Quadrum’s inception in late 2013. Ilyas has over 18 years’ experience working within the investment and real estate sectors. During this time Ilyas has held various senior positions. He has established and maintained international offices as well as multi-jurisdictional corporate structures and has also managed numerous cross-border debt projects. He is a finance professional with broad Director level experience of both pan-European corporate & investment structures as well as in wider jurisdictions.
Jeff Liu
Jeff Liu
Managing PartnerStarcrest Capital Partners
China
Jeff joined the Starcrest partnership team in 2013 and is a Managing Partner of the firm, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the real estate investment industry. Prior to Starcrest, Jeff worked with Angelo Gordon as the Managing Director for its Hong Kong and Shanghai offices, overseeing investments across mainland China. Prior to Angelo Gordon, Jeff was heading up Henderson Global Investors’ real estate practice in China. Jeff gained much of his earlier experience during his tenures with CarVal Investors and Lone Star Funds in Greater China.
Jo-anne Cowen
Jo-anne Cowen
CEO ArchitectJo Cowen Capital
United Kingdom
Jo Cowen Capital is led by award-winning architect Jo-anne Cowen, an expert on current trends within the London residential market and real estate investment arena. She is a highly sought-after consultant among leading estate agents, developers and funds, best known for her ability to analyse and creatively visualise a site’s potential, as well advise on planning risk. An authority on the influence of politics on architecture and the built environment, she is increasingly called upon to advise on how the sector will change post-Brexit. One of London’s leading female architects, Jo-anne runs a rapidly growing equity and site introductory platform, Jo Cowen Capital alongside the established residential, commercial, and mixed use architecture.
John Gardiner
John Gardiner
Managing Director Commercial Real EstateAIG
United Kingdom
Jonathan Perl
Jonathan Perl
PartnerArax Properties
United Kingdom
Jonathan is a partner at Arax Properties, a privately held property company which invests and manages assets primarily in the UK, Germany and France. Arax has over €2.0bn of assets under management, mostly held in joint ventures with institutional investors. Jonathan has 19 years of experience in real estate. Prior to joining Arax in 2015, Jonathan worked at Apollo Global Management, Citi Property Investors, London & Regional Properties, and Schroder Salomon Smith Barney.
Jonathan Yap
Jonathan Yap
CEO, Listed FundsCapitaLand Financial
Singapore
Jonathan Yap is President, CapitaLand Financial of CapitaLand Group. Jonathan oversees the Group’s fund platform which includes seven listed trusts with a total market capitalisation of approximately S$36 billion as of 31 December 2019, as well as over 20 private funds. He also oversees the Group’s India business. Jonathan is a member of the CapitaLand Executive Committee.
Jorge Ávalos
Jorge Ávalos
CEOFibra MTY
Mexico
Jorge Ávalos is Founding Partner and CEO of Fibra MTY, which went public in its initial public offering in December 2014. With more than 27 years of experience in the Finance Sector, Jorge was previously a Member of the Administrative Council of Banco Invex, and further acted as General Director of the bank’s Northern Region. Jorge serves on the board of directors of several public and private companies and additionally participates in several trade associations, such as the Asociación Mexicana de Fibras (AMEFI), where he serves as a Member of the Communications and Marketing Committee.
Just Pereboom
Just Pereboom
Executive DirectorEDGE Technologies
Netherlands
Just Pereboom is Executive Director Capital Markets at EDGE Technologies. He is responsible for fund and JV structuring, capital raising, debt structuring and investor relations. Prior to joining EDGE Technologies/OVG Real Estate in July 2012, He served as Director of Treasury Europe and Capital Markets at Prologis Inc. where he structured secured and unsecured credit facilities and raised public and private equity for Prologis’s European Logistics Funds and helped manage them. Prior to joining Prologis Inc. in 2006, Mr. Pereboom was with Royal Philips Electronics in Seoul, South Korea where he was a financial analyst in the global strategy team. Mr. Pereboom holds a MSc in International Business Administration from Maastricht University .
Kevin Cheng
Kevin Cheng
Head of Funds Management and InvestmentsTerraform Capital
Australia
Kevin has extensive real estate fund management and asset management experience, having worked on portfolios in Australia, United States of America and Mainland China, and across different asset class such as retail, industrial and office. Kevin joined Terraform Capital in March 2018, as Director of Funds Management, he oversees fund operations and develop new funds, investor relations and sourcing new real estate opportunities for new funds.
Martin Jaco
Martin Jaco
CEOBR Properties
Brazil
Martin Jaco started his career at Andrade Gutierrez and Método Engenharia. Then he went to CBRE, where he led the Investment department for 11 years. In 2007, he joined the startup BR Properties as CIO, with the objective of structuring the company's Investment department, responsible for acquisitions, market, development and leasing. In 2010, BR Properties made its IPO and today it is one of the most important commercial real estate companies in Brazil. Currently, Martin answers as CEO of the company.
Mohit Malhotra
Mohit Malhotra
Managing Director & CEOGodrej Properties
India
Mohit Malhotra is the Managing Director and CEO of Godrej Properties Limited (GPL). A management graduate from Indian Institute of Management-Kolkata, he started his career with Unilever and moved to the RE sector in 2006. He joined GPL in 2010 and has been instrumental in the company’s growth since then. He first headed business development for the company and since then has taken on larger leadership responsibilities, including heading GPL’s pan-India operations. He was appointed to GPL’s Board of Directors as an Executive Director in 2015, and MD & CEO in 2017.
Ng Beng Tiong
Ng Beng Tiong
Deputy Group CEO & Group COOARA Asset Management
Singapore
Mr Ng Beng Tiong (BT Ng) is Deputy Group CEO and Group COO. He oversees the performance of the Group’s business units globally, and is responsible for the integration of and coordination among the various divisions in the Group. Mr Ng concurrently holds the position of Executive Chairman of the real estate management services division. In addition, he has oversight of the Group's Corporate Office, digitalization, sustainability and governance. Prior to his appointment as Group COO, Mr Ng was CEO of ARA Private Funds from 2007 to 2019, during which he grew ARA’s private real estate funds business to become a leading fund manager in Asia Pacific.
Nikhil Reddy
Nikhil Reddy
MD - Asset ManagementGoldman Sachs
Hong Kong
Oliver Jackson
Oliver Jackson
Head of UK InvestmentResolution Property
United Kingdom
Oliver joined Resolution in 2017 and is responsible for overseeing all UK investment activity along with involvement in Resolution’s fund raising activities. Prior to Resolution Oliver was at Global Mutual Properties, a UK real estate investment manager and prior to that had a 14 year career spanning real estate structured and corporate finance, at RBS, Lloyds and Chalkhill Partners, during which time he has transacted in excess of £5bn of real estate and real estate backed companies.
Patricia Gek Hiang Goh
Patricia Gek Hiang Goh
Executive Vice President, Head of Group InvestmentFrasers Property
Singapore
Frasers Property Limited is multi-national owner-operator-developer of real estate products and services across the property value chain. The group has total assets of approx SGD39b as at end June 21. She assists the Group CIO in formulating and executing FPL’s investment strategies which includes identification of new markets and new businesses. In addition, Group Investment is also responsible for merger and acquisitions and making and managing strategic investments (including prop tech investments) for FPL. Patricia has more than 15yrs of wide-ranging experience in real estate industry and knowledge in various markets and asset classes and has executed more than SGD15b worth of transactions in the last 5 years.
Patrick Nelson
Patrick Nelson
Head of International Real Estate - EMEA & APACWeWork
United Kingdom
Patrick is Executive Vice President of Real Estate at WeWork. He currently heads WeWork’s European real estate expansion. He holds a MBA from Columbia University and is originally from London.
Paula Tauil
Paula Tauil
Diretora de Novos NegóciosGoodman Group
Brazil
Graduated in Architecture and Urbanism from Universidade Mackenzie, with a postgraduate degree in Business Administration from Fundação Getúlio Vargas - FGV. She is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and of the Board of Directors of the Green Building Council Brazil. Paula has 17 years of experience in the commercial properties sector, and is currently director of New Business & Innovation at Cyrela Commercial Properties, a company that started in 2007 working in the areas of Development and New Business.
Paulo Millen
Paulo Millen
Director - Asset ManagementGTIS Partners - Brazil
Brazil
Paulo Millen is a Senior Director of Asset Management at GTIS, and is responsible for office development and asset management in Brazil. Mr. Millen’s experience in the real estate industry began in 2005, specializing in construction and development of residential, commercial and mixed-use projects in Brazil. Prior to joining GTIS, Mr. Millen was a Development and Sales Manager focused on marketing and sales strategy at Lindencorp, a major São Paulo-based development and investment firm. Prior to Lindencorp, Mr. Millen was responsible for project approvals at CIPASA, a major land developer in São Paulo. Mr. Millen received a Civil Engineering degree from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP).
Rafael Londoño
Rafael Londoño
CEOQBO
Colombia
Rafael is founder, partner and CEO of QBO Constructores SAS, a company dedicated to real estate development since 2003. He is a Business Administrator from Universidad EAFIT with studies at the London School of Economics. He has held relevant positions in the Colombian financial industry during his time at the Corporación Financiera del Valle (Corfivalle) and in the aviation industry during his 5 years at Avianca where he was Commercial Vice President of the airline for Latin America.
Raj Menda
Raj Menda
Corporate ChairmanRMZ Corp
India
Raj Menda is the Co-Owner & Corporate Chairman of RMZ Corp. RMZ Corp is one of the most successful South Asian real estate development firms, with an unmatched portfolio in India. The organization has developed, acquired or holds an interest in over 24 M sft. of commercial properties. Its prestigious and prolific portfolio includes over $ 3 billion in real estate assets. Headquartered in Bangalore. At RMZ, we are constantly thinking about the Future. This time it’s about the Future of Space and we have chartered our course to look at creating communities. In our new manifesto we are using technology coupled with experiences to build connected communities in our spaces.Raj is the first Indian to be on the Jury of the ULI Awards
Rodrigo Peredo
Rodrigo Peredo
Managing DirectorHines
Mexico
Mr. Peredo serves as Managing Director for development, acquisitions, and asset management activities for Mexico and Central America. He is responsible for the development and management of office, industrial, residential, and retail projects in Mexico, as well as new business generation through the development and/or acquisition opportunities. Since 2008 at Hines in 2008, he has contributed to the development management and disposition of Real Estate projects in Mexico totaling +$800mi of value across different product types and markets. Prior to that, he served as Associate at Booz and Company in Dallas, TX. Holds a BA -  Civil Engineering of the Universidad Iberoamericana, and an MBA of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Sahil Vachani
Sahil Vachani
Managing Director & CEOMax Estates
India
Mr. Sahil Vachani is Managing Director of MVIL. He has diverse experience across various sectors including consumer durables and real estate. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in management sciences from the University of Warwick, U.K., which he completed in 2003. He started his career as an investment banker with Citigroup in London where he worked on mergers and acquisitions across the Middle East and Africa region. In the year 2004, he joined Dixon Technologies, a consumer appliance manufacturing firm, as Business Head and set up new verticals across multiple locations. In the year 2006, Mr. Vachani ventured into new entrepreneurial opportunities – setting up a trading and IT business in Pakistan and also an online educational startup.
Sally Franklin
Sally Franklin
Chief Operating Officer - Real EstateInvesta Property Group
Australia
Sally is responsible for the Asset, Property and Facilities Management, Capital projects, Building Technology, Occupant Experience, Sustainability, Environment, Social Governance and Safety functions across the platform. She has over 22 years of experience in the property industry and prior to joining Investa in 2007, she was Fund Manager for the MacarthurCook Office Property Trust, with previously held positions at Telstra, UrbisJHD and CBRE. Sally has a Bachelor of Business Degree (Property) from RMIT, an Estate Agents Licence (Victoria and Queensland) and is a qualified AAPI valuer. She is currently completing her Masters in Finance and International Trade.
Samuel Tay
Samuel Tay
Head of Capital Markets APAC, Real Estate SolutionsDHL Express
Singapore
Samuel is an experienced investment professional, having gain knowledge in the real estate sector through investment banking, fund management and capital market roles. He has strong track record in funds development and investment management in Asia Pacific. Samuel is currently the Head of Capital Markets for Asia Pacific in DHL’s Real Estate Solutions business. His role involves developing strategic relationships with investors and driving the region’s acquisition and divestment strategy.
Sanjay Dutt
Sanjay Dutt
MD & CEOTata Realty
India
Sanjay is the MD & CEO of TRIL and Tata Housing with over 28 years of experience in the Real Estate Development and Consulting space. He is managing 20 ongoing projects across 13 cities in India, Sri Lanka & Maldives, incl. Commercial, Retail, Hospitality and Residential as well as infrastructure projects incl. 3 rope ways, 4 roadways & a Metro project in Pune. Previously, he was CEO India Operations & Private Funds with The CapitaLand, a multinational Alternative Asset Management Company. Sanjay spent 23 years with top 3 global real estate consulting companies. He was MD South Asia at C&W (2001-2008 and 2012-2016), also CEO Business with JLL (2008 – 2012) and was one of the founder member of CBRE, India (1996-2001).
Santiago Porta
Santiago Porta
Global Head - Commercial PropertyIFC
USA
Santiago Porta is responsible for the origination and structuring of hospitality, real estate and manufacturing investments in Latin America and the Caribbean. He has over 18 years in banking, leading investments and client relationships with key private sector partners across all real estate/manufacturing subsectors and emerging markets regions -including Latin America, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia. He lives in Washington DC, US, and, before joining IFC, he worked in the structured finance and corporate finance groups at Enron and Price Waterhouse Coopers respectively. Santiago holds an MBA from IESE Business School and an Industrial Engineering Degree at Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires.
Simon Loh
Simon Loh
COORegus
United Kingdom
Focused on growing and diversifying B2C and B2B revenue and shaping industries, experienced in turning around operational performance in thin margin businesses, engages diverse stakeholder commitment and enthusiasm, furthermore, passionate about organisational cultural and diversity, actively seeks out emerging and consumer technology to improve products and processes.
Stéphane Bensimon
Stéphane Bensimon
CEOWojo
France
Stéphane Bensimon, President of Wojo, has a Master of Business from HEC Paris, and degrees from Sup de Pub and the École Hôtelière de Paris. He joined Wojo after a long and successful career with AccorHotels, most recently as the group’s Southern European Deputy CEO. Stéphane is recognized for having launched the brand Ibis Styles in 2010, which includes over 200 hotels in France today.
Suat Ghee Ong
Suat Ghee Ong
Head of Asset ManagementAllianz Real Estate
Singapore
Suat Ghee Ong is Head of Asset Management at Allianz Real Estate Asia-Pacific. Before joining the company in December 2019, Suat Ghee was Vice President Asset Management at PGIM Real Estate as well as Senior Associate Director at Mapletree. She holds a bachelor‘s degree in Real Estate from the National University of Singapore.
Tal Peri
Tal Peri
Head of US East Coast and Latin AmericaUnion Investment Real Estate
USA
Tal Peri is a senior real estate investment and finance professional with over 20 years of industry experience across markets and product types. Tal has closed more than $5 billion of real estate transactions. He serves as Head of U.S. East Coast and Latin America for Union Investment Real Estate in their New York office with the primary responsibility of overseeing equity investment activities in these regions. Union Investment is the largest open-ended real estate fund in Germany with a global real estate AUM of $55 billion and a US AUM of $6 billion. Prior to this role, Tal was an Associate Director at WestLB, New York, where he was responsible for real estate acquisition and development finance transactions.
Tanya Kosseva-Boshova
Tanya Kosseva-Boshova
Managing PartnerLion's Head
Bulgaria
20 years of experience on the SEE commercial property market. Acted as partner and managing director of the largest and most successful property companies in Bulgaria – Colliers International, Landmark Property Bulgaria, European Trade Center. Led the development, leasing and management of several successful commercial projects in the region – with a focus on shopping malls and office buildings. Tanya is the Chair Person of the Association of Commercial Building Owners in Bulgaria. The organization represent the largest commercial developers in the country. Tanya also acts as Chair Person of Ladies Forum, non-for profit organization of business women.
Tariq Vaidya
Tariq Vaidya
MD - Real EstateNV Capital Services
India
Tariq is the Managing Director & CEO of New Vernon Capital, with a demonstrated history of success in the real estate Private Equity space. He has spent over 25 years in the Real Estate industry. He was instrumental in setting up Knight Frank in India and ran their Advisory and Corporate Real Estate functions before joining NV Capital Services in 2005. Built up a commercial real estate portfolio of ~8.5 mn aft and successfully exited ~6.5 mn sft to global and domestic institutional investors with arguably some of the best returns in the industry.
Thomas Liu
Thomas Liu
PartnerActis
Hong Kong
Thomas was one of the founding members of Standard Chartered Bank’s Principal Finance Real Estate group in 2010 and joined Actis in 2018 when the business was acquired from the bank. He leads the teams in Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong that have completed over USD700 million in opportunistic real estate investments in China and Korea, working with leading developers and high quality operating partners.
Tiago Alves
Tiago Alves
CEO BrasilRegus
Brazil
Tiago Angelo Alves, current role as Regus Brasil CEO. Former LatAm Managing Director of Johnson Controls & ISS, both multinational service companies, having worked also in Large corporations like Cushman & Wakefield and Grupo Semco S/A.. Graduated with MBA degree by University of California - Irvine, Fundação Getulio Vargas FGV in Sao Paulo and Degree on Mechanical engineer by Universidade do Estado de Sao Paulo – UNESP.
Vicente Naves
Vicente Naves
Managing Director Plataf. InmobiliariaArtha Capital
Mexico
Vicente Naves Ramos, is a Civil Engineer graduated with Honorable Mention from Universidad La Salle, has an MBA (Master in Business Administration) from IPADE, in addition to various courses. The Naves Engineer has 31 years of work experience, more than 25 years in real estate development, always with an ascending career. He has extensive experience as CEO in leading development companies and infrastructure concessionaires. He was a Member of the ARA Consortium Board of Directors (2008-2011), Leadership and direction of high-performance and multifunctional teams, and Vice President of the National Chamber of Industry for the Promotion and Development of Housing (CANADEVI), from 2000 to 2011.
Vinamra Srivastava
Vinamra Srivastava
Chief Sustainability Officer (Designate)CapitaLand Limited
Singapore
Vinamra Srivastava was the Chief Executive Officer, India Business Parks for Capitaland. Vinamra oversees investments, development, operations, asset management and strategic planning for the business parks in India, and leads the expansion and enhancement of the Group’s portfolio of assets in the country. He was previously based in Singapore heading Group Corporate Strategy & Development. He contributed to the successful Ascendas-Singbridge post-merger integration process and played a key leadership role to develop the India strategy.
Vinod Rohira
Vinod Rohira
CEOMindspace Business Parks REIT
India
Equipped with an MBA from Booth School of Business, Chicago, and a law degree from the Mumbai University, Vinod began his career with the K. Raheja Corp, over two decades ago. A fine example of his work philosophy has resulted in building brand ‘Mindspace’ – with the idea of establishing world-class business districts; a concept which has completely revolutionized the Commercial Real Estate sector in India. Having led the development of Grade A commercial real estate across the country, and the listing of Mindspace Business Parks REIT on the Indian stock exchanges, his current focus is on driving the commercial business’ strategic operations with an emphasis on stakeholders’ management and business development.

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