National University of Singapore
4 Architecture Drive

Singapore 117566


Academic Qualifications

PhD (Finance), Indiana University

Master in Business (Finance), Indiana University

BSc (EstMgt)(Hons), National University of Singapore


Professional Qualifications

Chartered Financial Analyst – CFA (ICFA)


Professional Activities

Investment and portfolio management

Derivative analysis

Property valuation


Academic Activities

Teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Member of editorial board of international real estate journals.


Research Interests

Property portfolio analysis

Property companies

Real estate information economics

Experimental economics

Market micro structure

Time series analysis

Micro-econometric analysis

Securitized real estate

Housing affordability and upgradability



International Real Estate Society achievement award for outstanding research, education and practice at the international level – 2005.

American Real Estate Society for the best manuscript paper award for Real Estate Valuation – 2005.

The best manuscript paper award for Innovative Thinking – Thinking Out-of-the-Box – 2004.








Business School

University of Westminster

United Kingdom



Academic Qualifications

PhD in International planning and construction, Newcastle University, UK

M.Phil. in Housing Policy, Newcastle University, UK



Professional Qualifications

Fellow of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Fellow of the RSA (The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce)


Professional Activities

Worked as a consultant in the Middle East (Iran, UAE, Saudi Arabia), Asia (Malaysia, Singapore, Japan) and Europe (the UK, Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Ukraine).



Academic Activities

Professor, University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Part-time lecturer, University of Westminster Business School

Visiting Faculty, School of Science, Engineering and Environment. University of Salford,

Visiting Faculty, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester



Research Interests

International real estate markets

Emerging real estate markets in the Middle East and Asia

Frontier real estate markets in Africa

Housing policy

Urban regeneration