Jonathan Yap | Chief Investment Officer and Head of Real Estate Funds
Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd | Singapore

Jonathan Yap, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Real Estate Funds, Ascendas-Singbridge Pte Ltd

Mr Jonathan Yap is the Chief Investment Officer of Ascendas-Singbridge. He is also Head of Real Estate Funds, looking after the development of fund management business and creation of new funds for the Group. 

Mr Yap led the listing of the award-winning Ascendas India Trust (a-iTrust) on the Singapore Exchange. He was CEO, India from 2010 to 2015, CEO, India Funds from 2007 to 2014 and CEO, India Operations from 2004 to 2007.

Prior to joining Ascendas, Mr Yap was with the Australian Stock Exchange-listed Lend Lease Corporation from 1997 to 2004. He last held the concurrent positions of Investment Director of its Asia business, and Deputy Fund Manager of Asia Pacific Investment Companies I and II. During his term, he was based in Singapore and Australia, and had regional investment, asset and development management roles.From 1992 to 1997, Mr Yap was with Tan Chong Realty (the real estate arm of Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Tan Chong Group) and Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, having held positions in asset management, property development and valuation.


REIW Asia 2017 day 1 @ 09:50

Cross-border capital flows: What’s trending?

  • Is there a trend towards diversifying out of home biased investments?
  • Will there be an impact on capital flows as a result of the recent geo-political instability in the US and Europe and anti-Chinese rhetoric?
  • What will be the impact of cross-border investments to your total portfolio returns apart from the benefit of diversification?
  • Is the trend of Asian capital heading to the US and Europe likely to increase, given the cash reserves of sovereign wealth and pension funds, insurance firms and private investors, particularly the Chinese?
last published: 30/Sep/19 03:05 GMT

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