Ravi is an experienced real estate industry professional. He has performed in cross-dimensional work functions and leadership, in which he played pivotal roles in asset management of multi-asset class projects with a focus on revenues & profitability. He closely continues to work with key real estate stakeholders viz. occupiers, investors, developers and government; encompassing office, retail, residential, land & industrial asset-class’.
On the principle side, Mr. Ravi Ahuja has associated with L&T Realty leading their Commercial (Office & Retail) Business & Leasing. He had worked with the Brigade Group as their Chief Operating Officer – Commercial and Industrial (SBU’s). Mr. Ahuja is well networked in the real estate industry and brings with him a rich experience of over 25 years, this includes senior leadership roles in leading teams for multi-disciplinary transactions & advisory for occupiers, investors, corporates, top developers and Government encompassing primary asset classes of office, residential, industrial / warehousing and land. He is passionate about residential markets and has domain expertise in commercial (asset management), land acquisitions and investment sales.
Before joining L&T Realty, he was associated with Colliers International as Senior Executive Director and was responsible for leading & overseeing the growth and profitability for Mumbai City and Office Leasing, land & Investment sales across the country. He was one of the core members to consolidate and grow the tenant representation business across the country.
Prior to that, he was associated with Cushman & Wakefield as Managing Director – Mumbai and Managing Director – Office & Investment Sales, India. He served at Cushman & Wakefield for 18 years, contributed as a member of the executive board for Cushman & Wakefield in India, responsible for developing business strategy, initiatives and programs for the company across the country.
Ravi is widely regarded as a thought leader in the India Real Estate Space.
Trang has more than 20 years of experience in Project Management, Marketing and Property Asset Management. She’s passionate about helping people find solutions for their projects in terms of business plans, design concept ideas and implementations.
Trang is the Director of SIIC (Sapphire Indochina Investment Consulting Co., Ltd.), a Consulting company focused on Investment, Retail services and Property Management. Some of her prior roles include Senior Retail Manager in CBRE; Manager of Project Management Department in Big C Vietnam, one of biggest supermarket channel in Vietnam.
Trang, since 2019 is playing the role in Judging Panel of Asia Property Awards, a region’s largest and most respected Real Estate Awards.
Trang holds a Master degree of Project Management from Nantes University – France. She involved directly over 40 projects in Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.
Sidhartha Talwar is a Principal and one of the co-founders of Studio Lotus, a New Delhi-based award-winning multi-disciplinary design practice. Talwar oversees the Architecture & Master Planning initiatives, and has spearheaded the design of several of the studio’s globally acclaimed projects — including Krushi Bhawan in Bhubaneswar (High Commendation in the Office Buildings category at the World Architecture Festival 2019; Supreme Winner at Surface Design Awards 2020). His work is underpinned by a focus on Environmental Planning, Sustainable Thinking and Modular Construction Methodologies.
Currently as Partner, Asian Markets in Winning Commercial Australia, specialized in Marketing & Sales management in property segments of interior furniture & fixtures, building materials specification and supply in residential and commercial developments.
Professional experiences in the global markets previously working for BlueScope and SMEG with proven records and networks spanning Asia-Pacific and Europe. In Australia, specified and delivered over 200 residential projects for more than 25,000 units, especially in luxury property markets across the country including numerous landmarks such as One Circular Quay Sydney, Opera Residences Sydney, One Sydney Harbour, Elizabeth Quay Developments Perth, and many more with regional price records.
David Granger brings with him decades of experience in management and sales as IPS Cambodia’s Branch Manager for it’s Siem Reap office. David’s background includes development and providing services for large-scale plantations in Southeast Asia. This helped him earn invaluable experience from farming operations to the commercial estate.
Since joining IPS in 2017, David Granger focused on residential sales, property management, and business development. He has guided the development and advancement of the IPS Siem Reap team. David had always prided himself on his passionate drive to grow Siem Reap’s real estate scene. He is dedicated to providing helpful property ownership advisory to foreign and local investors alike.
David holds an Advanced Certification of Commerce from Albury College and several Certifications in Business Communication in Australia. In his free time, he loves spending time with his family and playing golf. David aims to continue servicing the property and business needs within the Siem Reap community, to be a good dad to his twins, and to shoot a 70 round of golf!
Architect Haysom specializes in resorts and hospitality projects. He has served as both Queensland Chapter President as well as National President of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects. His Brisbane-based practice has won numerous design awards and he received the Centenary Medal for services to architecture in 2003. In 2014 he was appointed City Architect for the City of the Gold Coast. He was also a member of the Australian delegation to the APEC negotiations on international trade in architectural services. Currently the general director of Mode Haysom Architects in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Sangeet Hemant Kumar, is a serial entrepreneur, with over 35 years of entrepreneurial experience in the functions of Branding, Marketing, and Sales in the business sectors of Real Estate, Financial Services, Media, Entertainment, and Emerging Technology.
Popularly known as SHK, he has worked very closely with the Promoters, Founders, and CXO’s of Large & Mid-Sized MNCs & Indian Companies who are the key decision makers.
He is the founder of SHK Global Ventures a Business Acceleration & Investment Boutique, that hand holds Visionary Entrepreneurs, enabling their growth, who are seeking to scale up and expand in India or globally.
SHK Global are India Market Entry Venture Partners for International Companies who are looking to improve their footprint in India.
As a growth enabler & mentor, he is presently working with some amazing founders of new age startups & ventures that will make an Impact in the Year 2023, in India & Globally.
These new age ventures are democratising investments in Real Estate, Media & Entertainment Businesses.
Annalisa is a senior leader with 17 years of experience combining deep Commercial Real Estate sector expertise with Strategy Consulting and Technology.
She has held international roles at two of the world’s largest commercial real estate services firms; JLL and CBRE. In her most recent role, she was based in Singapore as the Head of Technology Advisory APAC at JLL Technologies, where she led various Proptech and digital transformation initiates. She was also a member of JLL’s Emerging Leaders programme and was the JLL Davinci Awards Platinum Winner for innovation. Prior to joining JLL, Annalisa lived in Paris and London where she helped build CBRE’s real estate consulting practice.
Annalisa holds an Executive MBA from INSEAD and is certified in LUMA Human Centred Design and LaMarsh Change Management. She is passionate about the intersection of emerging technologies, real estate and the evolution of the workplace.
Douglas Snyder is Executive Director of the Vietnam Green Building Council. With over 25 years’ sustainable development experience, Douglas has worked on public, institutional, industrial, educational, hospitality, health, commercial, and residential development projects in the US and SE Asia. Douglas was Deputy Director of Sustainable Design for ARDOR Architects (2016-2021), green building expert (2014) in USAID’s Vietnam Clean Energy Project, and founder of his own US green building firm (2004-2016). Other past project partners include the World Bank, UNDP, DFAT, and Vietnam government ministries. Douglas has his M.S., Organizational Management, SIT Graduate Institute and B.S., Environmental Studies, State University of New York.
Mr. Fang Lei, a renowned interior designer, the pioneer of modern minimalist design, the guide of urban elite’s lifestyle, is also the founder of One House Design.
In recent years, Mr. Fang has won multiple domestic and international interior design awards. Mr. Fang believes that the designer’s thinking is the combination of sensibility and rationality, and he is good at using the aesthetic concept of modern simplicity style to develop the multi-dimensional description of space, present the abundant and pure design essence with the method of restraint and balance, the contradiction entity between appearance and internal.
Established in 2009 by Mr. Fang Lei, One House Design has a group of dynamic teams with forward-looking ideas and international vision. As a comprehensive and professional design company integrating interior, soft-mounted and environmental design, One House is mainly engaged in the design projects of real estate’s sales center, show flat, club, commercial space, office space, boutique hotel, etc., providing the high-end level and personalized customization services for many well-known real estate developers. With the excellent design ability and untiring exploration, One House responds and embraces the future and the market actively, is committed to the enlightenment and renewal in the new
concept of contemporary human settlements, demonstrating more possibilities for design.
Prof. Roy Ling is the CEO & Founder of FollowTrade. Concurrently, he is also an Adjunct Professor in Finance at the SKEMA Business School, an Academic Program Director at SMU Academy and an Independent Board Director on several listed companies in Asia.
Prof. Ling is a seasoned veteran with more than 20 years in investment banking with JPMorgan, Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs and Salomon Smith Barney. His expertise is in digital finance, sustainable investing and Asia real estate, and he had completed some of the highest-profile advisory and capital market transactions in the region. Prof. Ling is also a distinguished board director with more than 16 years of corporate governance experience across Asia. He was honored as the Real Estate Executive of the Year 2016 by Singapore Business Review, and as one of 20 Rising Stars in Real Estate 2008 by Institutional Investor.
Prof. Ling graduated from INSEAD with a Global EMBA and from the National University of Singapore with a BBA (Hons).
Sr Subramaniam Arumugam is a Registered Valuer, Registered Estate Agent and Registered Property Manager with the Board of Valuers.
He is Member of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the current President of PEPS ( Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents & Property Consultants in the Private Sector, Malaysia.
He is also the Group Managing Director of PA International Property Consultants Sdn. Bhd.
LAr. Dr Nor Atiah Ismail is an Associate Professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She graduated with Bachelor’s in Landscape Architecture from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (1996), a Master of Science in Architecture (2001-2002) from the same university and obtained her PhD in Landscape Architecture from Lincoln University, Canterbury, New Zealand (2007-2010). Dr Atiah was a landscape architecture consultant before joining UPM as an academician in 1999. She was the Head of the Landscape Architecture Department, Faculty of Design and Architecture, Universiti Putra Malaysia from 2011-2014.
Sr Haji Ishak bin Ismail is the Founder and Managing Director of IM Global Property Consultants Sdn Bhd. He has been in real estate practice since 1991. In 2015, he has been accredited as an International Certified Valuation Specialist or Business Valuer by the International Association of Consultants, Valuators and Analysts (IACVA). He obtained his Master in Business Administration (MBA) from International Islamic University, Malaysia in 2006. He has more than 28 years of experience in consultancy services including valuation, estate agency, project management, auction and property training. He has received an excellent award and the Property Manager of the Year from the BOVAEP. Sr Haji Ishak is also President of Persatuan Perunding Hartanah Muslim Malaysia (PEHAM) and Deputy President of the Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM). He is also a Fellow member of the Royal Institute of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM), PEPS, and as well as the Malaysian Institute of Property and Facility Managers (MIPFM).
David Jackson is the Chief Executive Officer of Colliers (Vietnam), managing the operational aspects of the company along with setting the strategic vision and goals. He has a broad and diverse level of expertise in managing business, capital markets, transactional management, and valuations and advisory. With over eighteen years’ experience in Commercial Real Estate and Management Services, he advises a wide range of clients in an international and local capacity.
Since arriving in Vietnam in 2008, David worked with a number of major occupier accounts and been a primary advisor to large scale organizations such as REE Corporation and Kumho Asiana as well as undertaken a variety of roles within Colliers. An active member of the Ho Chi Minh City business community, particularly in the Business Executive Network, he is also a supervisor and councilor to candidates of RICS and a member of the Board of Directors of Victory Capital.
David is a keen advocate for technology and sustainable building practices, as well as diversity and inclusion in the workplace. He is also a pioneer in charity donations to Hope School, a school for disabled children.
Andras is founder and director of the Hanoi based project and construction management firm, ASTRA Construction Consultancy. He has more than 20 years expertise in the project management field, from which 13 years in Vietnam. His practice has overseen numerous hospitality and housing projects throughout Vietnam as project director and construction manager.
With focus on the final built quality of the projects Andras consults Investors and operators from early on, throughout project conceptualization, design and procurement phases as these phases have a substantial determining effect on the resulting built quality.
Andras has been a judge on the Property Awards panel continuously since 2016.
Ir. Prof. Dr Norlida Buniyamin is currently a President of the
Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) for session 2022/2023
and 2023/2024 and a Professor in Electrical Engineering, of the
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). She obtained her Bachelor
of Engineering (Hons.) (Electrical and Electronic) from the
University of Adelaide, Australia in 1985. She later received her
Master of Science in Industrial Control Systems from the
University of Salford, UK in 1993, before being conferred a
Doctorate in Total Technology by the then University of
Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST, now
the University of Manchester), UK in 2004.
Dilip is a French Architect and Engineer with more than 15 years of experience in Architecture
and design management of large-scale buildings including residential, mixed-use, office, hotel,
resort and factories.
He has working experiences in International projects in various countries such as Cambodia, France, Vietnam, Indonesia, India & Bangladesh.
As the Managing Director for CBRE Vietnam with total staff of over 940 professionals, Hang oversees all CBRE Vietnam business activities as a strategic advisor to investors, occupiers and developers across the residential, commercial and industrial markets.
Hang will service the real estate property requirements of the many multi-national corporations with a presence in Vietnam as well as local developers and investors.
In the last 29 years, Hang has been in various leadership positions in real estate firms. She spent nearly 3 years in Vingroup, one of Vietnam’s leading real estate developers where she was Chairwoman of Vincom Office and Deputy Managing Director of Vincom Retails directly responsible for driving the sales revenue of the companies. Hang began her real estate career in Richard Ellis handling research, consultancy and brokerage and later took on the Managing Directorship at Cushman & Wakefield’s Vietnam operations. As a member of management team, Hang had joined Cushman & Wakefield from day one and built the company to become one of the leading real estate service providers in Vietnam.
Mr. Nguyen has over 25 years of international executive accounting, finance and investments experience having worked in Canada, the United States and Vietnam, in both publicly listed and private companies.
Mr. Nguyen graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Arts Degree, Co-operative Program, Chartered Accountancy Studies in 1995 in University of Waterloo, Canada. Mr. Nguyen has both Canadian CPA and Vietnam CPA professional designations.
Mr. Nguyen started his career working for Big 4 accounting firms for 12 years in Canada, USA and Vietnam. Mr. Nguyen then held successive senior finance executive roles at a large publicly listed real estate company in Canada, a high-tech health care company in Canada, after which he returned to Vietnam in 2012 to join one of the biggest investment firms in the country as a Fund CFO.
Prior to joining Talentnet, Mr. Nguyen was a Partner and Head of Business Development for an international accounting firm and before that, Mr. Nguyen was the Managing Director and Country Head at a leading global business process outsourcing firm. Mr. Nguyen was responsible for setting the strategic direction of the Vietnamese operations (including offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi).
Sandra is a co-founder Furtado Sullivan, an architecture studio based in Sydney. Born and educated in Portugal, Sandra later lived and worked in Italy, The Netherlands, Cape Verde and China before settling in Australia. There, she has been intrinsically involved in notable large-scale projects working for and in collaboration with known international practices including Goncalo Byrne Architects, RSHP, Kengo Kuma and Associates studio in Japan and David Chipperfield Architects in the UK. Since founding her studio, she has been working on several mixed-use precincts in Australia, championing environmental and systems thinking in her design approach.
Steven is the founder and CEO of one of Sydney’s most highly recognizable property advisory group, Valorton group. Capitalising on his years of experiences on property and cross boarder investment, he advises international clients on site acquisitions, planning strategies, structured financing, and project delivery.
Prior to the formation of Valorton Group, he was the CEO of Longton Property Group where he led the business to deliver high quality residential projects, with emphasis on sustainable building designs and smart home technologies. In his part time, he has been teaching Property Finance at University of Technology Sydney.
Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Finance (Melbourne University)
Master of Law (Boston University)
Executive MBA (Colombia University)
After working over 10 years in the advertising industry in New York and Hong Kong, Acme followed her passion for snow to Niseko, Hokkaido in 2015. She has been working on various promotional initiatives as the Marketing Director at Niseko Tourism and creating seasonal strategies to reach the vision for Niseko to become Asia’s premier year-round, resort lifestyle destination.