Jaelle Ang is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Great Room, a flexible workspace operator launched in 2016.
Prior to founding The Great Room, Jaelle was the Head of Real Estate Development at SET-listed Country Group Development Public Company Limited in Thailand driving the development of one of the largest mixed-use developments in Bangkok, consisting of the Four Seasons Hotel, Four Seasons Residences and Capella Hotel.
As an ex-banker from Citibank and Credit Suisse, she has experience in corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions covering emerging markets in Asia. She is currently serving on the board of Country Group Development PCL and United Hampshire REIT as the only female director as well as the registered charity, Playeum.
Selected for her accomplishments and vision, Jaelle is on the Forbes Asia’s Power Businesswomen list for defying stereotypes and breaking down barriers in the industry.
Jaelle has been covered in print and broadcast outlets including The Straits Times, CNBC, Chanel New Asia, Money FM and The Edge; and is a frequent speaker at real estate, technology and design conferences covering topics from flexible working to entrepreneurship.
When she was 12, she scribbled what would be on her tombstone “She always played her heart out on the field, taking long shots and braving bruises. She was never on the sidelines.” Jaelle holds a BSc in Architecture from Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London and an MBA from Imperial College, London.
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
5:00pm – 7:00pm
The Great Room, South Bridge, Studio
Join WLI for a special programme around ‘Sustaining Legacy’ to share insights around the mindset and actions needed to preserve the intangible value of a community’s heritage buildings.