Carlo Rufino

    With over 20 years of diverse experience, Carlo Rufino serves as Co-Managing Director at NEO in Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila, Philippines, driving innovation and asset management. Additionally, he holds a position as Real Estate Developer at Digital Edge DC, contributing to the establishment of the Philippines’ largest Telco Neutral Data Center.     Carlo also

    Michelle Barretto

    Michelle is a brand consultant; Founder and CEO of Vitamin B, a multi-awarded brand consultancy that has a deep knowledge in building brands from conglomerates to regional start ups in property, healthcare, tourism, and financial services. As a brand consultant, her expertise is in insight-driven strategy, C-Suite brand advisory, brand architecture, stakeholder branded communications, system

    Richard Raymundo

    With over 25 years of research and consultancy experience, Richard has been involved in various projects in Asia, particularly the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. This has covered sectors from simple developments to large-scale mixed-use estates with office, retail, residential, hotel, industrial and institutional land segments. Richard has

    Philip Mareschal

    Mr. Philip Mareschal leads the Property and Asset Management team of JLL Philippines.  With over 30 years’ experience in real estate, he has built businesses and lead operations in both start-up and established entities in various professional landscapes in France, United States, and the Philippines.  He bears exceptional skills in establishing structure, driving vision and

    Roberto Vea

    Roberto is Country Manager for proptech platform, FlySpaces, Southeast Asia’s leading online marketplace for office space. Prior to assuming the role of country lead for the Philippines, Roberto handled the acquisition of FlySpaces’ hundreds of flexible office space partners across the region and spearheaded the growth of its traditional office space inventory. Coming from a

    IDr. Kathleen P. Obcemea

    The Principal Interior Designer and President of KPO Beyond Designs Co. established in Manila. Although art, ambition, and an early interest in architecture ignited the interest of Kathe’s design career, it was her spirited nature and approachable, intuitive aesthetic that ultimately catapulted her to distinction as one of Manila’s reliable interior designers for residential, commercial,

    Mario Berta

    Mario Berta is the founder and CEO of proptech startup, FlySpaces, Southeast Asia’s leading online marketplace for short-term and long-term office spaces. After leading several ventures for both Rocket Internet and Nova Founders Capital, Mario gained extensive industry and regional that he has leveraged to transform FlySpaces. Mario also currently contributes as a touring guest professor on behalf of IE

    Arch. Carmelo Casas

    Arch. Carmelo Casas’ international career started when he joined Eric Cumine Associates in August 1978 as assistant architect where he got involved in Harbour City projects. In 1980 he moved to Palmer and Turner (HK) as Design Architect where he got involved in major landmark projects in Hong Kong, Singapore, and Indonesia. He co-founded Recio+Casas (HK) Ltd. in Hong Kong in October 1988. Arch. Casas was responsible

    Cyndy Tan Jarabata

    Cyndy Tan Jarabata has diverse experience extending 20 years in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry being involved in acquisition, hotel development, marketing and asset management. TAJARA is a leading hospitality consulting and development company working with investment firms and property developers in the Philippines, and serving clients in Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, China and

    Jean Jacquelyn Nathania A. de Castro

    She is the CEO of ESCA Inc., a Filipino-owned full service Engineering Firm championing the use of technology in engineering design, project construction management and Building Information Modelling (BIM) services to local and foreign clients for almost 40 years. She is also the CEO of ESCA International Inc. (EII), a pioneer in engineering outsourcing services

    Carlo Cordaro

    An Italian with a PhD in Economics, Carlo came to Cebu in 1995 as a consultant for Cebu Fil Veneer. He fell in love with the country’s natural materials and quickly moved up from consultant to the owner of CFVC. Deeper into the venture, he discovered his inherent gift in design. The Tropea Collection is

    Luis Enrique T. Mangosing

    Mr. Luis Enrique T. Mangosing has been involved in corporate real estate, property development and general management for over thirty years. His areas of specialization include real estate asset and investment management, real estate project packaging, property acquisition and disposal, project development and management, property and facilities management, as well as general management, business operations

    Raymond Rufino

    Raymond Rufino is currently the CEO of NEO, the largest Owner, Developer, and Manager of Green Net Zero office buildings in Southeast Asia. A longtime advocate for sustainability, he has led NEO to be the first in the world to receive EDGE Zero Carbon certification for a building portfolio. NEO is also the first office

    Christophe Vicic

    Christophe has over 35 years of professional experience. He has worked extensively for international corporations across Western and Eastern Europe, Pakistan, Middle East and Africa and gain a wealth of multi-cultural experience. He holds an International Executive Master’s degree from London Business School. His current position is Country Head for JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle) Philippines.

    Jaime A. Cura, Ph.D.

    Jimmy Cura is currently Vice-Chairman of the RGV Group of Companies (a one-stop-shop for real estate appraisal, brokerage, development and management), Chairman and President of Neo Calapan Realty Corporation (a developer of mass housing and urban communities), Chief Executive Officer of CREBA Land Services & Title Warranty Corp., and consultant to several real estate development