Shaldine Wang, Chief Executive Officer
Ms Wang has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, financial management, and investments. Prior to her present appointment, she was the Portfolio Director of Elite UK Commercial Fund. Prior to that, Ms Wang was the Head of Projects at Sime Darby Real Estate Management Pte. Ltd., where she was responsible for investment and development opportunities for the Sime Darby Property private fund. Before that, she headed the finance function in a couple of Hong Kong- and Singapore-listed companies in the maritime industry, including as the Chief Financial Officer of the manager of SGX-ST-listed Pacific Shipping Trust. Ms Wang has also served as the Head of Investment at the manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust (now known as ESR-REIT) where she was responsible for portfolio investment, divestment, and built-to-suit activities. Ms Wang holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from the University of Guelph, Canada, and a Master of Arts in International Financial Analysis from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
Jonathan Edmunds, Chief Investment Officer
Mr Edmunds has more than 18 years of experience in the real estate industry, focusing on real estate investment and management across various sectors globally. Previously, he was the Investment and Asset Management Director of Elite UK Commercial Fund. Preceding that, Mr Edmunds was the Director of the Real Estate department of AEP Investment Management Pte. Ltd., where he was responsible for the strategic investment and transaction management for their UK, Australia, and Singapore mandates. He was also a lead manager of Basil Property Trust and was responsible for investments, fund acquisitions, and structuring. Prior to that, Mr Edmunds had worked in the UK and Switzerland in various asset management roles including fundraising, acquisitions, structuring, reporting, managing investment strategies, managing a US$250 million equity mandate to acquire income-producing assets in the UK and Europe as well as structured and arranged debt capital, implemented interest rate hedges, and managed portfolio asset performance. Mr Edmunds graduated from University of the West of England with a BA (Hons) Business Studies. He also holds a Master of Arts in Property Valuation and Law from The City University in London, UK.
Joel Cheah, Chief Financial Officer
Mr Cheah has over 13 years of experience in finance, capital markets, treasury, and strategic planning. Prior to this, he was the Finance Director of Elite UK Commercial Fund. Prior to that, he was the Senior Vice President of Finance for the Manager of a SGX-ST-listed hospitality trust, where he was responsible for the oversight of the preparation of statutory accounts for reporting, coordination with external auditors, managing tax affairs, and treasury matters. Mr Cheah also served as the Treasurer at the manager of Cambridge Industrial Trust (now known as ESR-REIT) where he was responsible for treasury, financing, and portfolio risk management. He was named Highly Commended Winner for Best Financing Solution at the Adam Smith Asia Awards 2015. Mr Cheah started his career in strategic planning and investment research roles for various financial institutions. Mr Cheah holds a Bachelor of Business from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and a Master of Science (Real Estate) from National University of Singapore. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Sumeet Singh, Aequitas Research
Sumeet Singh is the head of IPOs & Placements for Aequitas Research. Aequitas covers all IPOs and placements across Asia-Pacific with a deal size of at least US$100m. As of December 2020, the Aequitas team had covered 539 IPOs with a hit rate of 73.5% and 685 placements with a hit rate of 66.8%. Prior to Aequitas, Sumeet was the head of Content Strategy for Smartkarma, also covering IPOs & Placements. In an earlier life, Sumeet covered ASEAN property and the banking space in India.