IPD hires Leslie Chua as executive director

27 November 2013   Category: News, Asia, Singapore   By Asia Asset Management

IPD, a provider of real estate benchmarking and portfolio analysis services, announced on November 26 that Leslie Chua has joined as executive director for IPD in Asia, where he is in charge of sales coverage for the region. He will be based in Singapore.

During his career, Mr. Chua has held a number of senior positions in international institutions advising institutional clients on their real estate investment needs. With more than a decade of real estate experience, he was recently head of research and strategy in Asia Pacific (excluding Japan and Korea) at Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, in the alternatives and real assets division.

Prior to this, Mr. Chua was head of research and strategic planning at Pacific Star Holdings, and at Standard Chartered Bank. He also played a key role developing the Jones Lang LaSalle Real Estate Intelligence Service (JLL REIS) for the Asia Pacific region.

Mr. Chua said: “I am very pleased to be heading IPD’s efforts in expanding in Asia. I look forward to increasing our commercial exposure in this region, and continuing to provide real estate investment transparency, with analytics that can define and justify real estate alongside a multi-asset class portfolio.”

Laurent Ternisien, managing director, IPD, added: “We are delighted that Leslie Chua is joining IPD and welcome him as part of the team. IPD is eager to expand in new markets throughout Asia, as well as building on the work that has already been achieved there. We have no doubt that he has the experience and knowledge to drive this process successfully.”