Core Team

Adrian Sum
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Adrian Sum joined the firm in 2011 and is currently the chief executive officer of the Company. He is responsible for the development of the firm’s business strategy, with key objective to drive growth while building a greater presence.

Adrian has a long track record with the firm. He joined Sino-Ocean Group, the controlling shareholder of the firm, in 2007 and he is also currently an executive director and the chief financial officer of Sino-Ocean Group. He is primarily engaged in overall operations management of Sino-Ocean Group and responsible for overseas business development.

Adrian has 30 years of experience in real estate, corporate management and finance field. He holds a diploma in Legal Studies from the University of Hong Kong and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Wales.

Alex Lai
Deputy Managing Director

Mr. Alex Lai is currently the deputy managing director of the firm and is responsible for business development in particularly acquisition as well as syndication, and oversees the firm's operation and professional teams. Alex has over 29 years’ experience in business development, corporate management and finance, merger and acquisition, and fundraising. He is also an independent non-executive director of SG Group Holdings Limited (a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, stock code: 8442). Alex is an associate member of Urban Land Institute, a member of The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Institute of Directors and the firm representative in China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and International Chapter Limited.

Andrew Chan
Private Equity Director

Mr. Andrew Chan joined the firm in 2018. Andrew is the Private Equity Director of the firm and is responsible for driving growth and business development of non-US business of the firm. Andrew has about 20 years of experience in real estate and private markets globally. Most recently Andrew was Executive Director for the outbound real estate investing business of IP Investment Management. Before IP, he co-founded and acted as Head of Real Estate & Private Equity of Arris Partners.

He was Head of Funds Management for a China real estate joint venture between a Hong Kong-listed PRC developer and a Dutch-led investor consortium. Before that, he was Chief Investment Officer, Non-listed Real Estate at BNP Paribas Investment Partners, Vice President for Merrill Lynch and part of the investment team at AIG Global Real Estate.

Andrew holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration (Finance) from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and he also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

Willa Wang
Investment Director

Ms. Willa Wang, Investment Director, joined the firm in 2012 is currently responsible for capital raising, financing and investor relationship and assist in overall business expansion and new business development. Willa has 10 years of working experience in financial analysis, advisory and real estate investment. Willa has previously worked as vice president for a Chinese background real estate fund for three years and as senior auditor providing audit and business advisory service for an international audit and advisory firm for five years.

Willa holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from the University of Hong Kong and a Master Degree of Science in Financial Analysis from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation and is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).

Elaine Lam
Financial Controller

Ms. Elaine Lam joined a joint venture of the firm in 2014 and subsequently joined the firm in 2017. Elaine is the Financial Controller of the firm and oversees finance and treasury function of the firm, including financial planning and analysis, treasury management, controller functions and risk management. Elaine has 10 years of working experience in audit, accounting, financial analysis and asset management. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as vice president of a Chinese background real estate fund and audit manager for an international audit firm.

Elaine holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. She is also a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA).

Carol Yue
Company Secretary

Ms. Carol Yue joined the Group in 2013. Carol is the Company Secretary of the Company. Carol is an associate member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has more than 15 years of experience in corporate governance and company secretarial matters.

Carol holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong and a Master Degree in Corporate Communications from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Keith Chan
Associate Director

Mr. Keith Chan joined the firm in 2015, and his duty covers investment strategy formation and implementation for US market investment, which includes conducting market and industry research, deal sourcing and execution. Keith has extensive experience in commercial real estate investments and valuation. Prior to joining the firm, Keith was responsible for overseas investments for another HK listed company, with primary focus on residential, office and hospitality sectors in Asia Pacific and Europe. He also worked for DTZ (now Cushman & Wakefield) for a considerable amount of time.

Keith acquired a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from The University of Hong Kong, after obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economics and Econometrics from the University of Melbourne.

Keith Cheung
Associate Director

Mr. Keith Cheung joined the firm in 2016 and his main duty covers coordination, financial control and treasury management of development projects of the firm. Keith has 11 years’ solid experience in auditing, accounting and real estate operation matters. Prior to joining the firm, Keith was responsible for financial reporting and treasury for a HK listed company. Before that, he also worked for one of the Big-4-Accounting-Firms.

Keith obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) in Accounting by Lingnan University in 2007. He is also a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and an associate member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.