Experience

  • Assistant Manager

    at ASCOTT MANAGEMENT LIMITED

    September 2018 - May 2019

    Singapore

     Tracked and monitored the performance of the REIT’s S$5.7bil property portfolio and designed asset recovery strategies for underperforming assets  Provided investment research recommendations on yield-accretive hospitality properties to the management for future considerations  Worked closely with the CEO to spearhead Ascott REIT’s inclusion into the NAREIT Developed Index  Assisted with developing the REIT’s new IR department; proposed operational improvements, proactively managed the team’s daily workflow and ensured deadlines were met and controls maintained  Successfully developed an Excel model that automates/analyzes weekly and quarterly financial data, saving the department hours of sorting data and outsourcing fees of over S$50k  Planned and organized investor roadshows and shareholder meetings; wrote press releases and other communication materials for the REIT. Liaised with multiple departments to spearhead the production of the REIT’s 2018 Annual Report

  • Senior Executive

    at COSCO INTERNATIONAL

    April 2016 - August 2018

    Singapore

     Worked closely with the vice president to identify logistic property investment opportunities; helped conduct due diligence on targets and discussed fair company valuations using various scenarios and factors  Assisted the vice president with drafting investment proposals, along with supporting analysis and summarized findings; contributed to the company’s successful acquisition of Cogent Holdings (S$490mil)  Revamped the investment department’s presentation template to make it visually stimulating and impactful  Took charge of the company’s investor relations function; organized road shows, EGMs and AGMs  Managed company’s website and social media programs; coded an A. I. program to answer online queries  Built and fostered strong relationships between management and other stakeholders (media, analysts)

Education

  • CFA Institution

    at CFA

    2016 - 2019 (3 years)

  • CAIA Association

    at CAIA

    2013 - 2014 (1 year)

  • BBA (Hons)

    at NUS Business School

    2009 - 2013 (4 years)

Hives