Friday, 9th November 2012 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PMKeynote HKCEC, Level 5, Hall F-G, Pearl Room Investment Summit
-Key findings from MIPIM Asia 2012
-Challenges and opportunities for Asia amid the disparity in economic growth and transitions in world leadership across the globe
-Emerging trends on investment and development, capital flows and investment structures across Asia
-Fresh insights from our panelist's research results, as well as viewpoints gathered from MIPIM Asia participants surveyed during the conference
-Ideas presented during MIPIM Asia that will help professionals successfully navigate rapidly changing market conditions across Asia
Dr. BARKHAM Richard
Grosvenor (UK) | Group Research Director
Richard Barkham is Grosvenor Group Research Director. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Grosvenor Fund Management. Richard's expertise is in global macro economics and real estate strategy. He has worked for Grosvenor for twelve years. His first post (2000-2005) was Research Director for Grosvenor Britain & Ireland where he played a major role in providing research support for Grosvenor's award winning retail development programme. As Group Research Director (2006-2011), Richard was responsible for risk analysis, long range forecasts and capital allocation. In 2011 he was appointed to the Board of Grosvenor Fund Management and has responsibility for economic analysis, strategic development and the development of new funds.
Prior to joining Grosvenor Richard taught in Europe's leading real estate school; the Department of Land Management at the University of Reading. He has written numerous articles on the performance of REITs, property companies and global real estate markets. These include papers on the drivers of the discount to NAV in quoted property companies and the response of real estate investments to inflation shocks. He is also the author of a highly sited book on regional economic development. His next book, entitled 'Real Estate and Globalisation' will be published in April 2012. Richard's PhD is in economics.
Grosvenor is a privately owned property group with offices in 18 of the world's most dynamic cities. The Group operates and invests in three different business areas; direct proprietary investment in real estate through our Operating Companies in Britain & Ireland, the Americas and Asia Pacific; indirect proprietary investment in real estate managed by others, which is the responsibility of the holding company; and our international fund management Operating Company - Grosvenor Fund Management - which manages capital on behalf of investors. As at 31 December 2011, the Group had total assets under management of £12.5bn. Unusually for a private company, Grosvenor publishes a full Annual Report & Accounts, available at: www.grosvenor.com
Prof. RIDDIOUGH Timothy
Wisconsin School of Business | E.J. Plesko Chair of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics
Timothy Riddiough holds the E.J. Plesko Chair and is Professor of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics at the Wisconsin School of Business. Best known for his work on credit risk in mortgage lending, mortgage securitization, real options, REIT investment and corporate finance, and land use regulation, he has published in top academic journals and often speaks on topics including the global financial crisis. He is active in the commercial real estate industry and was recently named to NAREIT's investment advisory council. He is also active with the Pension Real Estate Association and the Commercial Mortgage Securities Association. He advises several real estate organizations on investment and risk management issues, and has served as an expert economic consultant on numerous legal matters involving real estate finance and investment issues. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and also holds the Counselor of Real Estate (CRE) designation.
About Wisconsin School of Business:
The Wisconsin School of Business is a global leader in real estate education and research. One of the oldest academic real estate programs and one of the best, the faculty are top academics in the field and their research interests vary from REITs to institutional investments, land use regulatory policy, mortgage pricing, urban economics, housing, and beyond. Internationally recognized for cutting-edge research and innovative teaching, they often advise policy makers on urban land use and other real estate topics. Through its top-ranked undergraduate, MBA and intensive Global Real Estate Masters degree programs, Wisconsin is uniquely positioned to provide leadership to the real estate industry in the 21st century.