Launch of ANREV/INREV/PREA Investment Intentions Survey 2020

05 Feb 2020 @ Tokyo

                                                                                                                                                                Sponsored by


ANREV is pleased to invite you to an afternoon briefing in Tokyo for the launch of our Investment Intentions Survey 2020.

The 2020 ANREV/INREV/PREA Investment Intentions survey attracted 140 respondents in total including 125 institutional investors and 15 funds of funds managers. Ms. Amélie Delaunay, ANREV's Director of Research & Professional Standards will share with us the key highlights of the survey followed by panel discussion.

The event will conclude with networking drinks.




Wednesday 05 February 2020



17:00 registration

17:15 welcome and presentation

17:30 panel discussion

18:15 – 20:00 networking drinks



Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills

Rooftop Studio 

1-23-4 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001

RSVP : [email protected]

Speakers Bios

Amélie Delaunay

Director, Research & Professional Standards


Amélie Delaunay is the Director of Research and Professional Standards for ANREV. She is responsible for the development and implementation of ANREV’s Research, Performance Measurement and Professional Standards programmes in Asia Pacific, including market information and performance indices, global surveys and promotion of best practices for the industry.

Amélie has more than 17 years of experience in the real estate industry and a strong real estate consulting background initially with Ernst & Young. She has been based in Asia for more than 13 years.

Educated at the Sorbonne in Paris, where she was awarded a post graduate degree in Urban Geography, Town Planning and Real Estate, Amélie also has an Advanced Master's Degree in Urban and Real Estate Management from ESSEC Business School in Paris. Amélie is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Thomas Liu

Partner, Head of Greater China and North Asia Real Estate


Thomas was one of the founding members of Standard Chartered Bank’s Principal Finance Real Estate group in 2010 and joined Actis in 2018 when the business was acquired from the bank. He leads the teams in Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong that have completed over USD700 million in opportunistic real estate investments in China and Korea, working with leading developers and high quality operating partners.

Prior to Actis, Thomas has accumulated over two decades of pan-Asian direct investment and advisory experience. He started his career with the Shangri-La group, working on hotel pre-opening projects across Southeast Asia and China. He then joined PKF Consulting and advised Asian developers and owners on projects from India to Indonesia and the Philippines and China. In 1998 he joined the Koos Group and, for nine years, took on different leadership roles in financial advisory as well as direct investment functions in Hong Kong, Thailand, Korea and China for this leading Asian family group. Thomas moved to Beijing in 2004 when he took over the leadership of a real estate development business controlled by the Koos, completed and sold projects including offices, high end residential, hotel and serviced apartments in the greater Beijing and Shanghai areas. He then joined Aetos Capital in 2007 as one of the senior members of the China investment team before joining Standard Chartered Bank in 2010.

Koichiro (Ko) Obu

Director, Head of Research and Strategy, Asia Pacific, Alternatives, DWS

Deutsche Asset Management 

Mr. Obu is a Director of Deutsche Asset Management (Japan) and Head of Research and Strategy for DWS Alternatives Asia Pacific. He is responsible for building strategies and coordinating coverage of real estate and infrastructure markets in Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Deutsche Bank group in July 2007, Mr. Obu was Head of real estate and construction team at Corporate Research Department in SMBC in Tokyo. Before then, he was a senior research analyst at London branch of Sumitomo for six years covering the real estate and telecom sectors in Europe. He received a B.A. in economics from the University of Tokyo. He is the author of “Asia Pacific Strategic Outlook” semi annual paper and “Japan Quarterly” real estate research paper and a frequent speaker at industry events and conferences.

Deutsche Asset Management rebranded to DWS in March 2018. The brand DWS represents DWS Group GmbH & Co. KGaA and any of its subsidiaries which offer investment products, or Deutsche Investment Management Americas Inc. and RREEF America L.L.C., which offer advisory services.

Harumi Kadono

Managing Director and Head of Fund Management Department

IDERA Capital Management

  • Ms. Kadono  has over 18 years of experiences in real estate investment, accounting and finance.  Ms. Kadono oversees all of IDERA’s fund management activities, including investment strategy development, capital raising, and investor reporting.
  • Ms. Kadono joined IDERA in 2009 and led the firm’s growth by launching and managing various mandates with large international clients such as European pension fund, European FoFs and family offices investing into Class S building, medium sized office properties, urban residential properties, logistics, retail properties and hotels. 
  • After IDERA joined Fosun group in 2014, she has also managed Fosun group’s insurance capitals of Europe, USA and Hong Kong investing primarily in offices and hotels.
  • Prior to APJ, Ms. Kadono spent 4 years at GIC Real Estate and led a project to form and manage a real estate fund investing in such properties as Class S office building, residential portfolio and retail development projects.  She managed the assets to deliver the high returns by successfully managing the properties and disposing some of the properties. 
  • Previously, Ms. Kadono held various positions at GE Real Estate, where she acted as the asset manager of various properties as well as multiple non-recourse lending to NPL portfolio.
  • Ms. Kadono holds bachelor’s degree from Osaka University and master’s degree from International Christian University.
  • Ms. Kadono is a Real Estate Brokerage License holder, certified public accountant (USA) and holds the Real Estate Securitization Master License of Japan.

Shinji Kawano

Head of Overseas Property Investment

Tokio Marine Asset Management

Shinji Kawano is a Head of Overseas Property Investment in Tokio Marine Asset Management. At the current role, he spearheads all of the overseas property investment activities on behalf of Japanese institutional clients. Prior to assuming the current post in 2012, he held various senior positions in fund management, asset management, business development or market research in the firm. Prior to joining Tokio Marine Property Investment Management (presently, Tokio Marine Asset Management) in 2003, he worked as Investment Manager for Tokio Marine Fire & Insurance (presently, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance) where he was responsible for direct investments in Japan and the UK as well as indirect investments in the US.

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