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Ishmael HoCEO, Ho Chin Soon ResearchIshmael Ho attained his LLB from the UK. Backed by his legal background, he entered the property industry from the legal angle. His widening involvement in the property industry includes joining Cushman & Wakefield Malaysia, as well as being part of the research house in Sunrise Berhad before joining Ho Chin Soon Research as the company’s special project manager. He is currently the company’s CEO.
Ishmael Ho occasionally writes articles on real estate matters. An international speaker for events such as TheEdge Forum, ASLI (Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute), iproperty, propertyguru, nanyang property expo, Chinese chamber of commerce and occasionally an invited speaker for developer’s private property launch.
Agnes WongManaging Partner, Syarikat Ong Group of CompaniesAgnes Wong graduated from Monash University, Melbourne Australia. She worked with one of the leading Public Accounting Firms before joining Syarikat Ong Group of Companies. During her time with the public accounting firm, she was involved in a number of audit engagements for public listed companies as well as special engagements involving listing of companies in the local stock exchange and fund-raising exercise of public listed companies.
Currently, Agnes Wong is the Managing Partner of Syarikat Ong Group of Companies and personally involved in corporate registration and structure, corporate tax advisory and Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation.
Siva ShankerHead of Investment, Axis Reit ManagersSiva Shanker is a Registered Estate Agent with the Board of Valuers, Appraisers & Estate Agents Malaysia. He has more than 30 years of experience in the property industry, having worked in both large international property consultancies as well as small local outfits. After several senior roles in large multinational property consultancies, Siva formed his own Real Estate firm, Linear Estates. Linear Estates was in operations from 2004 to 2010.
Siva has been an active member of Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents for many years and was President for the Year 2013/2015.
Siva is also an accomplished speaker and real estate trainer. He was instrumental in the massive registration exercise for Real Estate Negotiators and was personally responsible for training more than 12,000 negotiators in the year 2013 and 2014.
Jochen SiepmannProfessional Property author & investor, ProfessionalPropertyInvestment.comJochen Siepmann has been working in the Finance Industry for more than 20 years across Europe and Asia, in various management positions. As such, he is well versed with numbers, people management and investments. He is now an investor, trainer, mentor and author of two books.
He has earned a Banking Specialist Diploma, a Post-graduate Diploma in Global Finance from the University of Hong Kong, is a certified Project Management Professional and certified Master Coach.
After his successful corporate career, Jochen has turned entrepreneur and launched his own training and coaching company. His main focus areas are Peak Performance and Property Investing programs. Jochen has been investing in properties for more than 25 years and owns houses, condominiums and commercial property in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Germany and the UK.
Dr. Teoh Poh HuatDirector, Henry Butcher Malaysia - PenangDr. Teoh Poh Huat is a Director of Henry Butcher Malaysia Penang, a professional firm of Chartered Surveyors & International Property Consultants.
He is a Registered Valuer, a Fellow of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (UK), Fellow of the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia, a Member of The Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK), and a former expert member of The National Real Estate Research Coordinator (NAPREC), Institut Penilaian Negara (INSPEN), Valuation and Property Services Department, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. He was a past recipient of the Institution of Surveyors Malaysia’s Mohd. Shamsuddin Memorial Award and was also a Council Member of The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia.
Dr. Teoh holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University, a Doctorate from the University of South Australia and a post graduate certificate in Real Estate Finance from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also a member of the New York based Urban Land Institute and FIABCI. He was a former Adjunct Professor in the Department of Real Estate Management, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaya. With more than 26 years of experience in property consultancy including asset valuation, research, investments and management, he occasionally appears as a High Court appointed assessor and expert witness in land acquisition matters.
Khalil AdisFounder, Khalil Adis ConsultancyKhalil writes for PropertyGuru; Yahoo Singapore; The Malay Mail; Yahoo Malaysia; Berita Harian; RFP (HKG); Real Estate Malaysia, Property Buyer and Going Places (Urban Redevelopment Authority). Serving as the editor for Property Report South East Asia, the seasoned journalist has interviewed the movers and shakers of the industry, including Mah Bow Tan (Singapore’s former National Development Minister); Dato’ Ahmad Fuad Ismail (former Mayor of Kuala Lumpur) and YB Datuk Peter. He has his own consultancy business which presents a myriad of services which include property and market research, due diligence, editorial, content management and speaking engagements in the regional property market.
Visit his website at www.khaliladis.com.
Dato' Vincent TiewManaging Director, Andaman Property ManagementDato’ Sri Dr. Vincent Tiew’s sharp leadership, intuitive management style and sound direction are instrumental in charting the company’s phenomenal growth. Under his helm, the Company has achieved RM2billion gross value and has won coveted awards, APM was awarded `Most Valued Developer 2013’ by Malaysian Reserves (In association with International Herald Tribune) and `SME Young Entrepreneur’s Award’ by SME Association Malaysia.
Dato’ Sri Dr. Vincent Tiew who holds a Doctorate in Business Administration and Doctorate in Philosophy, Project Management, a Masters in Business Administration and a Fellow with The Hong Kong Institute of Chief Executives, is a sought-after speaker at property and investment forums and seminars.
He was named `Upcoming Entrepreneur of The Year 2013’ by Malaysian Reserves (In association with International Herald Tribune), in recognition of his business success and entrepreneurship.
Gary ChuaCEO, SMART FinancingGary has more than 11 years of banking experience, both local and international banks. With these experiences, he has creatively turn this knowledge into SMART financing which has given him an edge in his property investment journey.
He regularly being invited to share his views, comments and insights on Property Magazine, Expo, Developer Launches and Conventions. In addition, he is the CEO of SMART Financing that he shares his financial knowledge and experiences to help his members master the skill on how to achieve Financial Freedom via SMART Leveraging. The SMART Financing system has successfully helped his members acquired more than RM100 million worth of properties in 2015!
Paul HoFounder, iCompareLoan.comHe is founder of www.iCompareLoan.com, his articles have been syndicated/featured on STproperty, iProperty, BTInvest, TheEdgeProperty, Propwise, Propquest, Yahoo and TheOnlineCitizen amongst many other sites. He has also been quoted by South China Morning Post (Sunday) Aug 2015 regarding HK’s MPF and CPF.
He has also given speeches, guest speeches, trainings and/or seminars at NUH Lunch time talk, iProperty, David Poh and Associates, Getty Goh’s Ascendant Asset property, NTU (Guest Lecture on SEO), Panel discussions at GPS Alliance, C&H, Skillup just to name a few.
He is passionate about helping people enhance their wealth and in making money work harder for them.
Lorraine YeohSenior Executive Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers MalaysiaLorraine has more than 18 years’ experience in corporate tax consulting. She has serviced large multinational and local corporations in various industries such as property development, construction services, hotels, manufacturing and trading, utilities and financial services.
Her experience involves a whole range of tax advisory and consulting services such as advising clients on corporate restructuring, merger and acquisitions deals, conventional and Islamic structured finance transactions, tax structuring for inbound and outbound investments, regulatory and exchange control requirements as well as other advisory work relating to income tax, stamp duty, real property gains tax, tax incentives and double taxation treaties.
Specific to Iskandar Malaysia, Lorraine has been actively involved in advising on the tax incentives, tax structuring of catalytic projects, property investment and development projects in Iskandar Malaysia since its inception in 2006.
Syed Nasser Syed OmarGroup COO - Projects & Business Development, Bina Puri Holdings Bhd.Syed Nasser holds the Bachelor of Science in Management from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA.
Currently, he is the Group Chief Operating Officer, Project & Business Development of Bina Puri Holdings Berhad, a public listed company on Malaysia’s stock exchange that deals with construction, property development, utilities and highway concession. He has been with the Group since March 1998.
Syed Nasser is in-charge of the company’s project and business development activities including sourcing for future projects and conducting feasibility studies to ensure viability of new ventures and to ensure these projects are fit into the organizational strategies.
He also monitors and coordinates the project development operations and activities to achieve total organizational efficiency and effectiveness and working towards expanding the company into the local as well as the global market.