Thursday, 8th November 2012 from 3:15 PM to 4:15 PMPanel HKCEC, Level 5, Hall F-G, Pearl Room Investment Summit
- New innovations in green buildings?
Dr BEYERLE Thomas
IVG Immobilien AG (Germany) | Managing Director / Head of CS & Research
Photo by IVG
Studied Economic Geography at the University of Mannheim and in 1998 obtained a Doctorate
in Natural Sciences at the University of Stuttgart
Leader of the Research Department of Dr. Lübke GmbH in Stuttgart from 1995 to 1999
Upon the foundation of the Dresdner Bank Immobiliengruppe (real estate group) in 1999, transfer to Frankfurt with responsibility there for all real estate research
After the merger of Allianz AG with the Dresdner Bank AG in 2002, became Director and Head of the Allianz Global Investors Division Research & Consulting and Press Management at the DEGI Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immobilienfonds mbH, Frankfurt and from 2008 on he was working as Head of Global Research at Aberdeen Property Investors
Starting from 1st of January 2011 he is Head of CS & Research at IVG Immobilien AG, Bonn
and from May 2011 Managing Director and Head of CS & Research
Activities as an associate lecturer
(e.g. DIA, ebs European Business School Wiesbaden, Hochschule Biberach, IREBS
Regensburg and Berufsakademie Leipzig) and lecturer at various functions relating to real
Member of several specialized working groups as Research Committee at ZIA e. V.;
numerous publications on the real estate sector
About IVG Immobilien AG:
IVG Immobilien AG is one of the major real estate companies in Europe. The company manages assets worth approx. €21.5 billion and is located with approx. 590 employees (FTE) in 19 selected major German and European cities. Via this network of local branches, IVG manages inter alia on balance properties with a market value of €3.8 billion. In northern Germany IVG constructs and operates underground storage caverns for oil and gas. In the fund segment IVG is the leading provider of tailored property funds for institutional investors. In combination with the closed-end funds for private investors, IVG manages funds and mandates amounting to a volume of €15.1 billion.
IVG Private Funds GmbH is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IVG Immobilien AG.
Bureau Veritas | Head of Green Building and Sustainability services
Mickael Sigda, graduated form the French ISE Engineering School and Paris Science University, gained his experience during the past 10 years within Bureau Veritas where he has held several positions.
Specialist of the environmental and sustainable development questions, he was in charge of the business development QHSE services between 2003 and 2005. Between 2005 and 2007, he moved to the international development teams, with the objective to deploy HSE business at the group level (Turnover > 200 million €). Then between 2007 and 2010, he headed the Energy and Carbon department, composed of more than 20 engineers dedicated to Energy analysis, both at construction and Operation phases. He contributed to the development of the Green Rating, a tool jointly developed by Bureau Veritas and some major real estate owners in Europe. His teams gained strong experience in Energy and Carbon technical advisory of large international clients.
End of 2011, he was appointed Head of Green Building Services for the group, a department aiming at developing the Energy, Carbon audits and certification tools in more than 15 countries. He also holds various positions in international sustainability working groups.
Integrated Design Associates Ltd | Associate Director
Ed Peter is a native to Hong Kong and had graduated and practiced architecture in the United Kingdom, working for a number of design-led practices in London. In 2002, he returned to the city and joined Integrated Design Associates (IDA) working on a number of infrastructure and commercial projects. In the last 5 years, Ed had been living in Beijing to oversee the construction of the award-winning environmental mixed-use development, ParkviewGreen (winner of MIPIMAsia Award 2010, Best Green Building)
Ed, who is an Associate Director at IDA, has frequently worked closely with clients, consultants, contractors and artists to develop and deliver a range of large scale, high profile and complex projects. Ed has particular expertise in using cutting-edge technology, advanced environmental and engineering systems from concept stage right through to implementation, and has special interests on the subject of the appropriate use of technologies in projects.
About Integrated Design Associates Ltd:
Integrated Design Associates Ltd (IDA) aims to provide a high calibre research, design and planning consultancy service for clients and projects of wide ranging levels of complexity and challenges in Hong Kong, China and Internationally. By combining original, innovative thinking and design excellence our goal is to add qualities and values to all the projects we undertake. Our philosophy is always clear and unequivocal-our efforts must make a difference for all our clients, irrespective of size and scale of the project.
Our approach to design takes an integrated consideration of sustainability, environmentally as well as functionally, cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, spatial awareness, user well-being and architectural aesthetics. We believe good design must address the appropriate use of technologies, engineering, humanity and ergonomics. We adopt a rational design process, which is often analytical and typically highly focused. Our in-depth technical know-how, design expertise and understanding of the construction process have produced many successful projects which are extremely advance in engineering, acutely budget driven and being carried out in very tight time constraints. Some of these projects have received highly coveted international awards when completed.
IDA's award winning projects includes ParkviewGreen Beijing, China (completed 2012)
Ibrahim Nasir International Airport, Male, Maldives (completion 2014), Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, India (completed 2008), One La Salle Road, Hong Kong (completed 2008), ESF Discovery College, Hong Kong (completed 2006), Hanimaadoo International Airport, Maldives.
EKEO | Head of Energizing Kowloon East Office
Mr. Raymond Lee has recently taken up the job of the Head of the Energizing Kowloon East Office. The Office is set up under the Works Branch of the Development Bureau, the inauguration of which was officiated by the Secretary for Development on 7 June 2012..
Before taking up his new post, Mr. Lee was the Assistant Director of Planning, responsible for territorial planning studies. He is a professional town planner with extensive experience including planning for the old airport site at Kai Tak, review of the Town Planning Ordinance, harbor-front planning and development, boundary closed area and cross-boundary planning, and planning for new development areas in the New Territories. Mr. Lee is currently the Vice-president of the Hong Kong Institute of Planners.
GLAN Blake Thomas
AET Flexible Space | Managing Director
Glan studied Building Services Engineering at the National College, South Bank University and has work experience with Haden Young, Mott Macdonald, ABB Flakt and IEI. In 1987 he joined Hiross as Director of the Environmental Division and became a specialist in the Flexible Space Underfloor Air Conditioning System, developing the product design for the "Fantile" and the unique temperature-sensing device.
In 1993, Glan incorporated AET with a remit to develop the worldwide sales and marketing of the Flexible Space System. AET now has additional offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Mumbai. In 2009 AET became the manufacturer of the Flexible Space System and more recently Glan has become a partner in a manufacturer of Solar Thermal Collectors developing Renewable HVAC Solutions.
Glan has delivered papers and speeches in many countries over the years including CIBSE and ASHRAE conferences, speaking about Intelligent Building, Sustainability and Energy Efficiency.
About AET Flexible Space:
AET provides energy efficient solutions for commercial and domestic buildings worldwide and are the manufacturer of the AET Flexible Space Underfloor Air Conditioning System and Camel Solar Thermal Collectors.
The Flexible Space System is installed in over 2.5 million sq m of commercial office space worldwide and offers significant benefits over conventional ceiling based systems, such as height saving, energy efficiency and flexibility. Camel Solar Thermal Collectors are among the most efficient and stylish collectors available, suitable for generating hot water for commercial and domestic applications. AET has now extended its product range to include Air Cooled and Absorption Chillers, Heat Pumps and Heat Recovery Units, enabling the supply of superior heating and ventilation solutions for commercial and industrial applications. AET's products are distributed worldwide by independent agents.