Asia Pacific Summit Program Committee

Managing Partner, Head of Asia Pacific and Middle East, Private Funds
Brookfield Asia Pacific

Niel Thassim is a Managing Director and the Asia Pacific Head of Brookfield’s Private Funds Group, based in Singapore. In this role, Mr. Thassim is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with leading investment partners in the region. He is also the CEO of Brookfield Singapore Pte Ltd.

Prior to joining Brookfield, Mr. Thassim served as the Managing Director and the Asia Pacific Head of Deutsche Bank’s Real Estate investment management business (RREEF). He also previously held senior roles within RREEF and Deutsche Bank in Australia, London, Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to this, Mr. Thassim held executive positions with Coopers & Lybrand, Bankers Trust, Credit Suisse First Boston and Colonial First State Investments in Australia and the United Kingdom.

Mr. Thassim has over 24 years of finance, accounting and real estate investment management experience. Mr. Thassim graduated from the University of Sydney, Australia with a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) degree and holds a Masters of Applied Finance Degree from Macquarie University, Australia. Mr. Thassim is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia.

Mr. Thassim also serves as a Board Member of ANREV and the Singapore chapter of the Urban Land Institute and is on the Board of the National University of Singapore’s Institute of Real Estate Studies.