David Blackhall has 30 years’ experience in the property sector, with the last 20 years in real estate fund and asset management. David has worked in Vietnam real estate for the past 10 years, the majority of this time with VinaCapital and holds the positions of Managing Director VinaCapital Real Estate, and Fund Manager for VinaLand (VNL). Prior to relocating to South East Asia in 2006, David worked in Sydney for 12 years with Deutsche Bank - RREEF Funds Management Ltd, one of Australia’s largest property fund managers. Earlier in his career, experience included engineering design and project management for large-scale construction projects in Australia. He holds a Master’s Degree in Design Science from the University of Sydney, as well as qualifications in Business Real Estate Management, Applied Science (Building) and Civil Engineering, and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).