Son is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Tanzanite International Ltd and its subsidiaries. After receiving his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1995, Son began his career in investment banking as an associate at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup in New York City, was promoted to Managing Director in Hong Kong and Head of Investment Banking for Vietnam. After leaving Citigroup in 2009, Son founded and has been Managing Partner of Vietnam Capital Partners (VCP), an investment advisory firm in Ho Chi Minh City. Prior to Harvard Business School, Son worked as an investment analyst for Trammell Crow Company, one of the largest real estate developers in the USA.
Peter is a co-founder and Managing Partner of Tanzanite International Ltd and its subsidiaries. Since 2012, Peter has run Mach Capital, a family office company investing in equities, fixed income, hedge funds and real estate. Previously, Mr. Mach was a finance professional at Goldman Sachs in New York and Hong Kong from 1996 to 2002, then at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong from 2002 to 2007. In 2007, Peter co-founded Vietbridge Capital Opportunities Fund which invested in equities and real estate development projects in Vietnam. After selling his stake in Vietbridge in 2011, Peter worked at HDH Capital Advisors in Singapore, before founding Mach Capital in 2012. In late 2011, Peter also started a non-profit called AMA Vietnam Ltd that supports and develops students and teachers of his home country Vietnam. Peter graduated with Bachelor and Master degrees from Columbia University in New York City in 1995 and 1996.
Mr. Low is the Executive Chairman of Falcon Incorporation Pte Ltd. – a project design, management consultancy, property investment and full interior fit-out company with a staff of over 2000 people. He is also currently a board member of Falcon Myanmar Joint Venture Company Limited, a manufacturer of furniture and related. He is also the Chairman of Areca Collection (USA), a furniture sales and marketing company serving the hospitality market of the USA. A registered architect in Singapore since 1994, Heng has extensive experience in development of various real estate projects in Singapore and Vietnam including the 5-star Sheraton Hotel as well as the 5-star Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Heng Huat has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture from the National University of Singapore, and a graduate degree in Business Administration from Singapore Institute of Management.
Colin graduated with honors from the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada in landscape architecture in 1982. He worked for Belt Collins for 13 years setting up offices in Asia and later becoming the regional president and managing director responsible for Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. In 1996, Colin K. Okashimo and Associates was founded in Singapore, specializing in regional land use planning, masterplanning and landscape architecture. Dr. Okashimo, following a life-long passion of fine arts, completed a Master’s in Fine Arts (Sculpture) at the Chelsea College in London, UK, in 1999 and a PhD at the University of the Arts (London) in 2007. A copy of his thesis titled “Art as Contemplative Place with Reference to the Sited Works of Isamu Noguchi” is registered with the British Library. His work reflects his passion for research, meditation, sacred sites, pilgrimages and creating memorable places of powerful calm. His book is titled Provoking Calm: The Artworks of Colin K. Okashimo and his company website is www.ckoa.com.sg
Calvin is a Managing Director at Invesco Real Estate, the property arm of Invesco, Ltd, a leading independent global investment management firm. Previously, Calvin was a Managing Director and former head of Morgan Stanley’s real estate investing business (“MSREI”) in Greater China and South East Asia. Calvin was a member of the Firm’s China Management Committee, reporting directly to the Morgan Stanley Asia CEO, as well as serving as a member of the MSREI Asia Management Committee. Calvin is a member of the Urban Land Institute in Hong Kong and the Asian Public Real Estate Association (APREA). He graduated from the University of California-Berkeley with a degree in economics.
Ms. Kawabata graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in business law in 2013. Although originally from Japan, Seira moved to Singapore upon graduation. Her exposure in property development started in 2008 interning with ASV Investment LLC in Japan, where she was heavily involved in development and design of two premiere business hotels. Seira gained additional experience in real estate and investments working with Blackstone Group, K.K. in Tokyo and Fujiwara Vietbridge Capital Advisors in Singapore. Currently, Seira is founder and director of Metro Pacific Investments Pte. Ltd., founded in 2014.
Louis has served as New Oriental Education & Technology Group’s chief financial officer since 2005, director since 2007, and president since 2009. He was managing director and Asia-Pacific tech/media/telecoms head of UBS Capital Asia Pacific. Louis holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and engineering management from Stanford University, an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, and a J.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley.
Jay is a Managing Partner of Laveron Twin Asset Management, an investment and advisory company set up with offices in Hong Kong and Singapore to focus on principal investment activities, family office fund management, financing activities and M&A deals. Previously, Jay worked at Standard Chartered Bank, starting as regional head of Foreign Exchange Restructuring in Hong Kong, then as Global Head of Commodities Restructuring, and most recently as Managing Director and Head of Global Markets, co-heading the wholesale banking division. Jay received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1991 from the University of Texas and his MBA in 1993 from the University of Houston.
Kok Leung was born in 1960 in Singapore and was educated at the Anglo Chinese schools in Singapore from 1967 to 1978. He was a finance professional and specialized in foreign exchange and the futures market starting 1979. He started his own investment and consulting company Escrow Management Consultants in 1984, serving as managing director from inception until present. Escrow has been an investor through the years in the futures, foreign exchange, and brokerage industry across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and China. Kok Leung is also a professional investor in the property sector.
Mr. Tuan is a hands-on architect/designer with more than 25 years of comprehensive international experience from the USA and Asia in all aspects of project design and design management. He is respected by consultants, team members and clients alike for his ability to use project goals and needs as springboards for design solutions. Prior founding the boutique design firm of 2050Architectural+Planning, Mr. Tuan’s professional portfolio includes work with international US firms such as Gensler, HOK, DMJM and PSDG. Tuan graduated from Texas A&M University with Bachelor of Environmental Design and Master of Architecture degrees.
Dr. Edward P. H. Woo has decades of experience in property developments in Hong Kong and Malaysia. In 1976, he and his partners developed Fairview Park, the then largest low-rise residential development in Hong Kong. He was one of the major founders of the Far East Stock Exchange in Hong Kong and founder of the University of East Asia, now named the University of Macau. Dr. Woo is also a philanthropist and a writer/author on subjects such as Buddhism versus Christianity, political economy of modern China. Dr. Edward P.H. Woo was trained as a lawyer at Gibson and Weldon in London, UK.
Tuan is our Chief Executive Officer. Previously, he was the Business Development Director at Son Kim Land Corporation, a real estate development and land management company in Vietnam. Tuan is also one of the founders and Managing Partner of Integrity Escrow Company based in Southern California. With more than 10 years of experience in Vietnam, both in residential property investment and landmark brokerage, Tuan has broad and extensive knowledge of the real estate market in Vietnam. Tuan graduated from the University of California-Los Angeles with a Bachelor in Engineering.
Tri is our Chief Financial Officer and Director of Research. He has over 20 years of experience in financial modeling, equity research and valuation. He was formerly with Salomon Brothers/Salomon Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific. Tri also worked in residential real estate valuation and sales in the US. Tri received his B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University.
Phuoc is our Development Director. He has 15 years of experience in real estate investment and construction management for industrial and residential projects in Vietnam. Previously, Phuoc was the Head of Planning Department of Sai Gon Hi-tech Park PMU and Deputy Director of SATO, a real estate developer and land management company in Ho Chi Minh City. With his years of experience, Phuoc has cultivated strong relationships with various state agencies and contractors in Vietnam. Phuoc has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and a Bachelor’s from the University of Economics.
Thu is our Marketing Manager. She has 13 years of experience in marketing and market research. Previously, Thu was head of research and development and deputy manager of business strategy at Sacomreal, marketing manager at Son Kim Land, and worked in qualitative research at Nielsen, a market research company.
Huyen is our Sales Manager. She has 8 years of experience in real estate sales and was the Sales Team Leader at Dat Xanh Group, a leading real estate agency in Vietnam. She is a member of Dat Xanh Group Billionaire Club and excellence in sales led her to achieve Top 3 Sales Specialist for 3 consecutive years.
Diem is our Chief Accountant. She has 15 years of experience working in various accounting roles and 13 years of experience as the Chief Accountant for manufacturing, real estate and construction companies. Diem previously worked for TADACO Investment and Construction, Asia Song Production, and Hoang Luan RE Investment and Construction. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the Vietnam University of Commerce.