Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific

John opened the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Asia Pacific office in Hong Kong in 2007. As Chief Executive Officer of ULI Asia Pacific he is the Institute’s lead executive in the region responsible for ULI’s strategy, initiatives, and operations across Asia Pacific.

John and his team in Asia Pacific engage the region’s public and private sectors leaders on issues of land use and real estate development with a focus on improving sustainability, affordability, mobility, and infrastructure. John is responsible for key ULI initiatives such as: ULI Asia Pacific Summit, ULI/PwC Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Asia Pacific report, Awards for Excellence, Professional Development, Advisory Services, and strategic partnerships.

Before relocating to Hong Kong, John directed ULI’s Global Study Tour program leading delegations of senior executives and public officials to visit numerous countries with the core mission to exchange best practices on critical land use and development issues. Prior to joining ULI in 1998, John worked for a consulting firm in Washington, DC developing leadership and education programs on Capitol Hill.

Speaking at the Following:

Jun 6

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Opening Remarks

8:30 AM – 8:50 AM
Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong

Jun 6

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

UrbanPlan Conversation@Lunch

12:35 PM – 1:35 PM
Conrad Hong Kong Lobby Lounge

Come meet our member leaders who have championed ULI’s Asia Pacific UrbanPlan programme. Over the past three months, the programme has been piloted in Hong Kong, Manila and Singapore. UrbanPlan is a great education initiative targeted at students from high schools to universities, as well as the public services sector. Join this session to discover more about the programme, how you can help, and how it impacts local communities.

Jun 6

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

The Times (like Business Models), They are a-Changin’

2:30 PM – 3:10 PM
Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Conrad Hong Kong

A nuts and bolts discussion about addressing challenges and driving change in organisations, and in our industry, today.