Richard is Chief Executive Officer for CBRE Global Investors’ Asia Pacific investment management business based in Hong Kong where he has overall responsibility for the firm’s business activities in the region. He chairs the regional Management Board and Investment Committee and leads a team of more than 80 people in seven offices across the region. Richard has been working and investing in the real estate sector in China since 1993.
Richard joined ING in 1996 and was appointed to his current role in July 2008 having spent the previous 4 years as a Managing Director of ING Clarion, based in New York. Richard has more than 18 years of commercial real estate investment experience in Asia, Europe and the United States. He serves as a Trustee and Vice-Chairman of the North Asia Executive Committee of the Urban Land Institute and as a Member of the Executive Board of ANREV (The Asia Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles). Richard holds a Joint Honours degree from the University of Leeds in the UK and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.