APREA Asia Pacific Property Leaders' Summit 2019

3 – 5 September 2019

Shanghai, China

APREA KFoundation Charity Run
3 September 2019
APREA Investment Circle Keynote Interview
Left to right. DAVID HAND,Asia Pacific CEO,Colliers International / NG BENG TIONG, Assistant Group CEO & Group COO,ARA Asset Management Limited
APREA Investment Circle Panel Discussion: A Pivotal Moment-Trends shaping Asian real estate
From Left to Right: BENETT THESEIRA, Managing Director, Head of Asia Pacific, PGIM Real Estate / HENRY CHENG CEO & Executive Director, Chongbang Group / SIGRID ZIALCITA, CEO, APREA / QIAN YIQI, CEO Real Estate & Urban Development, Capitaland China / TERENCE TANG, Managing Director,Head of Capital Markets & Investment Services, Asia, Colliers International / MICHAEL LANE, Executive Director, SC Capital Partners Group
APREA Investment Circle Interactive Debate Session
JANA SEHNALOVA, Managing Director & Global Head / CIO / Portfolio Manager, La Francaise Forum Securities
APREA Research Leaders’ Forum
From Left to Right: JAMES MACDONAL, Head of China Research Savills / HIDEAKI SUZUKI, Head of Research & Consulting, Japan Cushman & Wakefield / ALLAN ZHANG, Vice President - Business Development, Public Policy & Research APREA
APREA Future Leaders’ Network
3 September 2019
VIP Networking Cocktails
3 September 2019
Welcome Reception and Dinner
3 September 2019
Opening Session
JOHN LIM, Co-Founder & Group CEO of ARA Asset Management Limited
Welcome Session
TRACEY ZHANG, Partner, National Head of FS Tax KPMG China
1st Panel – Harnessing Global Megatrends
From left to right: NEIL BROOKES, Head of Capital Markets Asia Pacific Knight Frank / INDRANEEL KARLEKAR, PH.D, Senior Managing Director, Global Research & Strategy, Principal Real Estate Investors / DR SAM CHANDAN, Silverstein Chair & Associate Dean, NYU SPS Schack, Institute of Real Estate
2nd Panel – The Future of Smart Cities
From left to right: Luxi Gao, Lead Analyst , RealFoundations / XIAO CHEN, Chief Executive Offier, Smart Business Unit Greentown China Co. Ltd / ESTHER WONG, Managing Director, Strategic Investment, SenseTime / ERIC CHEN, Vice General Manager, Product Group, Ping An Urban Tech / PAUL CHEN, Head of Asia RealFoundations
Keynote Speech – China: Vision 2.0
WANG LINLIN, General Manager, China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd.
3rd Panel – New REIT Opportunities: India, China, Philippines and Malaysia
From left to right: RICO CHAN, Head of Hong Kong/China and Asia, Real Estate Group and Head of GBA Practice, Baker Mckenzie / JOSE E.B. ANTONIO, Chief Executive Officer, Century Properties Group, Inc / HEI MING CHENG, Founder & Chairman, KaiLong Group / MIKE HOLLAND, Chief Executive Officer, Embassy Office Parks / AMBASSADOR ANTHONY ANG, Chief Executive Officer, Sasseur REIT / DATO STEWART LABROOY, Chairman, AREA Group
4th Panel – The Building of the Future: office, retail, industrial, residential
From left to right: ADA WONG, Chief Executive Officer, Champion REIT / SANJAY DUTT, Chief Executive Officer & MD, Tata Realty & Infrastructure Ltd / BRIAN ORAVEC, Managing Partner, IndoSpace Capital Asia / JUSTIN CHIU, Executive Director, CK Asset Holdings Limited / EDWARD HU, Country Manager, China, IWG
5th Panel – Fireside Chat with Top Corporate Real Estate Executives
From left to right: ROSS MILLER, Chief Executive Office, Asia Pacific Region, CohnReznick Australia / CHRIS WU, Group CFO, Chongbang Group / SUSAN SIM, Chief Executive Officer, APM China / BEN HAMLEY Future of Work Lead, Asia Pacific, JLL
6th Panel  – What’s Next in Global Capital and Investment Strategies
From left to right: KELVIN WONG, Principal and Managing Director, Pamfleet Group / ALAN MIYASAKI, Sr. Managing Director & Head of Real Estate Asia Real Estate, Blackstone / MICHELLE DANCE, Fund Manager, Dexus Group / BRYAN SOUTHERGILL, Managing Director, Real Estate, KKR / FRANK KHOO, Group Chief Investment Officer, City Developments Limited / ANDY TAN CHYE GUAN, Chairman, Tenacity Group & APREA, Singapore Chapter / NAOKI SUZUKI, Deputy President, Mitsubishi Corp.-UBS Realty Inc
7th Panel – Non-Core Assets Coming of Age
From left to right: ROBERTO VERSACE, Managing DirectorHead of Listed Real Estate, Asia Pacific, APG Asset Management Asia / TERENCE TANG, Managing Director - Capital Markets & Investment Services, Colliers International / REX CAO, Vice President & GM, Global Capital Markets, Fosun Property / QIU JIANWEI Chief Investment Officer, Taikang Health Investment Holdings / HIDEKI YANO, President & CEO, Sumisho Realty Management Co., Ltd
8th Panel – The Asset Management Outlook: Consolidation, ESG, Tech and 2020
From left to right: JANA SEHNALOVA, Chief Executive Officer, La Francaise Forum Securities / RUBEN LANGBROEK, Head of Asia Pacific, GRESB / DAVID CHEN, Chief Executive Officer, F.O.G Capital / TOMIJI HASEGAWA, Executive Officer, Investor Relations Department Head, Tokyu Land Capital, CHEN ZHEN, General Manager, GSUM-Titanland Capital     
Closing General Session – How to Find Yield in Asia Real Estate in 2020?
From left to right: MICHAEL COLE, Founder and Managing Director Mingtiandi / JIMMY PHUA, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate Investments Asia, CPPIB Asia Inc. / STUART MERCIER, Managing Director, Head of China (BAM), Head of Real Estate (Asia) Brookfield
Wrap-up and Acknowledgment
LIJIAN CHEN, Chief Executive Officer, COS Capital
Closing & Gala Awards Dinner
First Winner for Golf - Championship LIJIAN CHEN, Chief Executive Officer, COS Capital
Closing & Gala Awards Dinner
Second Winner for Golf Championship - GUY TCHEAU, Managing Director, Principal Global Investors
Closing & Gala Awards Dinner
Equality and Diversity Champion award - Mohit Malhotra, Managing Director and CEO, Godrej Properties Limited
Closing & Gala Awards Dinner
Winner: KaiLong Group. From left to right: One of our judges, Reuben Langbroek, Head of Asia Pacific, GRESB / Representative from KaiLong Group
Closing & Gala Awards Dinner
Winner: Mr. George Hongchoy, Executive Director and CEO, Link Asset Management Limited. From Left to right: One of our judges: Rico Chan, Head of Hong Kong/China and Asia Real Estate Group and Head of GBA Practice, Baker Mckenzie / Representative from Link Asset Management Limited
Closing & Gala Awards Dinner
Winner: Mitsubishi Corp.-UBS Realty Inc. From Left to right: One of our judges, Indraneel Karlekar, Senior Managing Director, Global Research & Strategy, Principal Real Estate Investors / Mr. Naoki SUZUKI, Deputy President and Representative Director Mitsubishi Corp.- UBS Realty Inc.
Masterclass One
Innovative Cross-Border Real Estate Investment Structuring
Masterclass Two
Green Real Estate Financing & Investing

The Future Is Asia

The annual APREA Asia Pacific Property Leaders’ Summit is back and will be held in the vibrant city of Shanghai in China.  Join industry leaders and market experts discuss strategic challenges and issues influencing the future of real estate, the hottest market trends driving technology and finance (the region’s corporate behemoths), key investment strategies and government initiatives in Asia Pacific.

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Ambassador Anthony Ang

Chief Executive Officer
Sasseur REIT

Jose E.B. Antonio

Chief Executive Officer
Century Properties Group, Inc.

Neil Brookes

Head of Capital Markets
Asia Pacific
Knight Frank

Rex Cao

Vice President & GM
Global Capital Markets
Fosun Property

Rico Chan

Head of Hong Kong/China and
Asia Real Estate Group and
Head of GBA Practice
Baker Mckenzie

David Chen

Chief Executive Officer
F.O.G Capital   

Eric Chen

Vice General Manager
Product Group
Ping An Urban Tech

Paul Chen

Head of Asia

Harnessing Global Megatrends
To Keep Up with China
The Future of Smart Cities
China: Vision 2.0
What’s Next in Global Capital and Investment Strategies
The Building of the Future – office, retail, industrial, residential
Fireside Chat with Top Corporate Real Estate Executives
New REIT Opportunities – India, China, Philippines and Malaysia
Non-Core Assets Coming of Age
The Asset Management Outlook: Consolidation, Tech and 2020


Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai

1218 Yan’an Middle Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China

The Hotel is located in the Shanghai Jing An Business District and is the prime focus of the Jing An Kerry Centre. It sits on a network of public transportation, which includes Metro Lines 2 and 7.

It takes only 20-minute drive from Hongqiao Airport via the elevated Middle Yan’an Road. Jing An Shangri-La is adjacent to the Shanghai Exhibition Centre and only steps away from Jing An Temple and the famous Nanjing Road shopping street.

Join us for the 
1st APREA Asia Pacific Property Leaders’ 
Golf Championship.

APREA Asia Pacific Property Leaders’ 

Golf Championship 2019

3 September 2019
Tomson Golf Course, Shanghai


APREA Summit Facts


APREA’s 2019 Awards for Excellence

We are pleased to announce the first edition of APREA 2019 Awards For Excellence. Ensuing the APREA ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY LEADERS’ SUMMIT 2019, the awards aim to receognise excellence in the industry. 

To be held on the 4 September at Jing An Shangri-La, Shanghai, this awards ceremony will applaud the winning individuals and companies in the industry.


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