Mrs Nina Yang is currently Ascendas-Singbridge’s Chief Executive Officer for Sustainable Urban Development. She is in-charge of the urbanisation platform within the group and oversees large scale urban development partnering the local government.
Mrs Yang has more than 25 years of experience in urban planning and building design. Prior to joining Ascendas-Singbridge, Mrs Yang was the Executive Director with CPG Consultants Pte Ltd, a leading multi-disciplinary company in Singapore providing building and infrastructure consultancy services. Mrs Yang was involved in the organisation’s transformation from a government department to a privatised entity. Her experience straddled both the private and public sectors, local and overseas. Aside from designing the various public buildings and infrastructure projects, Nina also spearheaded the foray into the design of International Schools in UAE. In Singapore, she is also recognised for her work in the domain of water sensitive design in projects with strong environmental emphasis.
In the arena of urban development, Mrs Yang has followed through the various waves of urban growth in China. She was stationed in China for two years to set up offices in Shanghai and Suzhou. She was the key driver of the urban planning group that spearheaded the provision of urban solutions to cities in China, India, Vietnam and Myanmar. She led a consortium to assist the Myanmar government in the economic positioning, master planning and investment promotion of the Kyauk Phyu Deep Sea Port and Special Economic Zone.
Mrs Yang graduated from Harvard University with a Master in Design Studies in Real Estate Finance and Urban Development in 1998. She also holds a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) Degree and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the National University of Singapore.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Hennessy Room, Level 7, Conrad Hong Kong
With more Asian cities now looking to go smart, what does this mean for the evolution of urban environments across the region?