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3rd Annual Real Estate IQ: China 2nd Tier and Beyond
The largest and only conference dedicated to uncovering opportunities in China’s next tier cities
August 27 - 28, 2008 · The Green Lake Hotel, Kunming, China


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Speaker Bios

Zhang Longgen

Mr. Zhang Longgen
Director and the Chief Financial Officer
Xinyuan (China) Real Estate. Ltd


Longgen Zhang has been Xinyuan’s director and the Chief Financial Officer since August 2006. Prior to joining us in February 2006, Mr. Zhang served as the Chief Financial Officer at Crystal Window and Door Systems, Ltd. in New York, U.S. between 2002 and 2006. He has a master’s degree in professional accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from West Texas A&M University, and a bachelor’s degree in economic management from Nanjing University in China. Mr. Zhang is a U.S. certified public accountant.


TERRENCE P. CULLEN

Mr. TERRENCE P. CULLEN
Vice President of Development – China
Wal-Mart China


Terrence P. Cullen joined Wal-Mart China in March 2007 as Vice President of Development and is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of Wal-Mart business growth in China, including oversight of real estate acquisitions, building design and construction matters.

From 2004 to 2006, Mr. Cullen was Director of International Real Estate for The Home Depot, where he was responsible for Home Depot's international expansion plans in China, Mexico and Central America as well as the U.S expansion of Contractors’ Warehouse, a subsidiary of The Home Depot.

From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Cullen served as Corporate Counsel for Costco Wholesale Corporation, where he was responsible for Costco’s international legal affairs and real estate development in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China, Mexico and the U.K.

From 1984 to 1999 Mr. Cullen was in private law practice specializing in international business matters.

He holds a B.A. degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and a J.D. degree from Cornell University School of Law.


Kelvin Ng

Mr. Kelvin Ng
Founder and CEO, SRE, Senior Advisor, Mall China Mall China, Asian Faculty, ICSC, Deputy President - Council of asian shopping Centers2007 (CASC) 2007, Board of Experts
IRETO

Kelvin Ng is the CEO and Founder of Synergistic Real Estate Management and Network, a development consultant and mall management company. Awarded by Mall China Special Award for Contributions to the Mall Industry (2006), Awarded by Mall China SASM (Senior Accredited Shopping Mall Manager), Global Retail Leadership awarded by Asia Retail Congress (2008).

Kelvin has more than 20 years experience in the business as developer, manager and consultant in Asia. He pioneered many retail projects in Asia. Past experience: Marina Square (Singapore) for 7 years from 1985 on a USD $1.5 billion retail mall and 3 five ‐star hotels.

He introduced some of the earliest retail centers and shopping facilities in several Asia cities. They include China’s first refurnished and conservation retail project in Wuhan (1995); Tianjin first shopping center 1998); Hanoi first retail center in Hanoi Towers (1997); Taiwan’s first mega mall‐Taimall (1998); Gurney Plaza ‐Penang first megamall (2001).

He was Senior Vice President of Ascott Holdings, Capital land (South East Asia largest developer) and oversees the Capital Land Asia and China retail portfolio in 2001. He and his team has done more than 4 million Sq m of retail and mixed used projects planning work and consultancy services: 30 malls, 20 high end serviced apartments, many mixed used projects, market surveys and feasibility work in over 50 cities in China and other Asian cities in the last 5 years.

His experience includes retail and mixed used development planning, pre‐opening, training, leasing and management in Asia. He and his team has consulted several world class clients such as Simon Property Group , (USA and world’s largest mall developer) ,GIC Singapore , Morgan Stanley , Asia Pacific Land ,( Japan) and many other large funds/ developers and investors.


David Shing

Mr David Shing
Managing Director
M&D Investment

Mr. David Shing is the Managing Director of M & D Investments Co. Ltd. The company is founded in 1994 in HKSAR for Real Estate Development. It covers real estate developments projects over countries like Singapore, China (Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Tianjin), Australia and Canada. The Real Estate projects are ranging from commercial properties likes offices, retail shopping malls and residential properties for capital markets acting as a land developer, investor and property management. Starting from 2003, we start the Land Banking Hong Kong business. Developers have for many decades purchased Strategic Land throughout the territory. Their objective is to hold such land until expansion of communities or housing demand dictates that such land can be designated for building projects.


Terence Chan Ho Wah

Mr. Terence Chan Ho Wah
CFA, Investment Director
Tianjin Development Holdings Ltd. (0882.hk)


Mr. Chan is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from the University of Hong Kong with major in Real Estate Finance. Prior to joining Tianjin Development, Mr. Chan had worked for Nan Fung Group, Lai Sun Group and FPD Savills. Mr. Chan has over 15 years of experience in real estate investment and project financing. Having worked for companies from diverse cultural backgrounds (domestic, multi-national and Chinese state-own enterprise) in different metropolis of China as well as Hong Kong for decades, Mr. Chan has achieved ample domestic business savvy and established an extensive network of business contacts in the Real Estate Investment and Financial market within the continent.


Mr. Sun Fei
Director
Chinese Enterprise Overseas Development Centre

中国企业海外发展中心主任、首席经济学家 孙飞博士

著名金融信托专家、经济学家孙飞简介

著名金融信托专家、经济学家、投资银行家、高级经济师、教授、博士生导师、中国人民大学经济学博士。中国企业海外发展中心主任、国家西部干部研修工作领导小组学术委员会副主任、东中西部区域发展和改革研究院副院长、中组部党建出版社《科学发展观-五个统筹-领导干部学习读本》、《科学发展观丛书》(10册)编审委员会编委、中国商业联合会专家委员、中国西部研究与发展促进委员会常务理事、中部经济研究院金融顾问、中国西部经济社会发展研究院特邀研究员、中国民营经济研究中心常务理事及特邀研究员、中国国际不动产博览会特聘金融专家、中国商业地产联盟专家委员、中国社科院中小企业融资全国巡讲专家团成员、亚洲房地产峰会及中国房地产年会专家委员会专家、国际信用评估与监督协会及国际诚信企业协会专家委员会专家、亚太房地产研究学会专家顾问团成员、大中华购物中心联盟专家顾问、世界杰出华商协会投资家顾问团成员、中国房地产报专家委员会成员、都市方法顾问委员会顾问、亚太财智经济研究中心首席经济学家、“前沿讲座”特聘专家、香港沿海投资集团执行总裁、重庆国际信托有限公司高级经济学家、上海丰华(集团)股份有限公司董事、美国万通投资银行执行董事、美国格林证券有限公司董事、首席经济学家、美国太平洋商会中国执行主席、首席经济学家。同时是新华社及多家中央级报刊的特约专家撰稿人。在中央及省级报刊发表理论文章500多篇,30多篇论文获奖,接受了众多媒体的专访,并著有以《现代工商管理-中国MBA经典》、《信托治理优化论》为代表的若干著作,主持了《国有企业重组基金研究》等多项大型课题研究,以及改制上市、并购重组、项目融资、财务顾问、信托创新等工作。曾历任中国建设银行广东省分行团委书记、中国民族国际信托投资公司证券部总经理、中国诚信证券评估公司研发部与上市部总经理、新加坡天元金融有限公司总经理、中国民营经济研究中心主任助理。1999年1月应邀赴欧洲考察金融证券市场;2000年9月,赴香港参加 “香港创业板上市高级研讨班”。2003年8月应邀赴加拿大访问并考察金融、信托市场。多次应邀出席金融、经济、管理等方面的国际研讨会并发表演讲,多次应邀为中央党校、中央或省部级专题研修班、北大、清华研究生班、总裁班授课。是金融、信托及资本运营的知名专家及资深人士,首创中国第一例准REITS――北京景龙国际公寓股权投资信托计划与国内首例“信托+银行”模式典范――世纪星城股权投资信托计划;率先运作了《信托法》等“一法两规”颁布后中国信托业第一单上市公司股权信托收购案例;创建了中国“信托治理优化”理论体系,开创性提出了中国房地产金融路径优化理论。被誉为站在实践前沿,理论与实践高度结合,知名度最高的“新锐经济学家”和“中国金融信托业的首席经济学家”。2003年入选《中国专家人名辞典》第12卷, 2004年4月入选《中华名家》,2004年8月入选《当代中华优秀儿女》,2004年9月入选《中华优秀人物大典》,2004年10月获中国城建与房地产科学发展“50位突出贡献人物”荣誉称号,2005年1月入选《世界名人录》,荣获2005年度“中国发展百人奖”、“学术创新奖”,全球华人博士十大经济人物。2008年1月当选“影响中国进程100


Mr. Symon Godl
Head Fund of Funds Real Estate
Valartis Asset Management SA

Symon is Head of Fund of Funds Real Estate of Valartis Group, a boutique asset manager in Switzerland. He started his career with HVB Group, Germanys second largest bank group where he was in various positions in the real estate training and real estate investment banking department. After HVB he worked several years for E.ON where he built up the real estate investment management of the groups asset management department. For E.ON Symon arranged one of the first and largest institutional fund of funds investing in Europe, Americas and Asia. Symon has a broad experience investing in Asia and is now responsible for the strategy of Valartis`fund of funds for Asia/Pacific and Latin America.


Jiang JIANG

Mr. Jiang JIANG, Esq.
Senior Partner
Hylands Law Firm

Mr. Jiang Jiang received his M.Juris degree from Oxford University, his M.L. from China University of Law and Political Science and his B.A. from Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Mr. Jiang Jiang worked in Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1996. During the period, he was visited many countries in Europe, Asia and Africa with state leaders, and took part in important international meetings and bilateral and multilateral negotiations. He started his legal practice after passing the Chinese Bar Examination in 1996.

Over the years, Mr. Jiang Jiang has provided efficient and high quality legal services to a large number of multi-national companies, investment banks, commercial banks and large and medium-sized enterprises. His legal practice covers many areas of international business and investment, of which he is particularly knowledgeable and experienced in foreign direct investment, merger & acquisition, real estate development and investment, disposition of non-performing assets, international syndicated loans, and anti-unfair competition. In particular, Mr. Jiang is adept at designing complex transaction structures and conducting complicated commercial negotiations.

Mr. Jiang Jiang has published many articles in English and Chinese in newspapers and journals like “China Law & Practice”, “International Lawyers’ Newsletter”, “China International Business” and “People’s Court Daily”. He has been invited to give lectures and speeches in many universities in China and has spoken at various legal/investment seminars and workshops in China, U.S., U.K., Thailand, Taiwan and Hong Kong. He was a panel speaker at World Economic Forum – China Enterprise Summit in 2003 and a principal speaker at China’s 2020 Vision workshop sponsored by the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) in London in 2004.

Mr. Jiang has been named a leading Asian lawyer by Asialaw Magazine for four consecutive years since 2004 .


Mr. Jurgen Sala
Director, Research & Business Development
ZY Real Estate

Mr. Sala has over 10 years experience in real estate and has been working in the Chinese real estate sector for 5 years. He joined ZYRE in 2005, and in his position he represents ZYRE in many international marketing activities and in engaging discussions with international partners to explore business opportunities. He was involved in the development of the company's Richmond Park project and supported the due diligence works of many new investments. Before joining ZYRE, Mr. Sala worked for Century 21 Real Estate in Beijing since 2003 as International Business Manager and has acquired good knowledge of the current China property market. He speaks English, Dutch, French, German and conversational Mandarin. Graduated at the Dutch Institute of Commerce, and later studied Real Estate at the Fontys Institute of the Dutch Real Estate Association.


Mao Yi Ping

Mr. Mao Yi Ping
Executive Director
China New Town



Benjamin Han

Mr. Benjamin Han
Chief Operating Officer
GMS China



Mr. Ben Cheng
CFO
China New Town


Mr. Hubert Shea
Managing Director
Hutchison Whampoa


Mr. Ahmet Kayhan
CEO & Managing Director
REIDIN FZ LLC


Ms Khadija Oubala
Assistant Vice President
KUWAIT CHINA INVESTMENT COMPANY


Mr. Frank Xin Xiang Dong
Executive Director
Coastal Greenland


Mr. Kenneth Nip
Regional Director, Asia
Applied Materials (AMAT)


Mr. Christian Coastabel
President
Siemens Real Estate China


Mr Francis Lee Wee Hau
VP of Development
Greater China


Mr MJ Tay
Regional Manager, Real Estate Services Operations
GE Real Estate


Mr. Wang Ming Feng
GM – Investment
Shum Yip Southern Land Holdings Co Ltd


Mr. Cheng Hei Ming
Director and Chief Executive
Kailong REI Project Investment Shanghai Company


Mr. Allen Lau
Managing Director
Yangtze Special Situations Fund


Mr John Tsui
President
PENINSULA HOUSE


Mr. Sunshine Yuan
Secretary General
Chengdu Association of Enterprises with Foreign Investment


Mr. Zhai Bao Hui
Division head, Center for Policy Research
Ministry of Construction, P. R. C


Ms Zhu Dan Sheng
Director
Yunnan Association Of Enterprises With Foreign Investment

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