Mr Donald Han was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 25 January 2018. A real estate veteran, Donald is an accomplished and respected consultant across most sectors in the property market, including industrial, having spent more than 30 years in various senior management and advisory positions. His experience ranges from residential agency to collective en bloc, office investment sales to retail leasing, regional hospitality and hotel disposition to international project marketing.
Donald started his career at Richard Ellis Pte. Ltd., where he built experience in industrial property and investment sales. He set up Cushman & Wakefield Singapore Pte Ltd (C&W) and was appointed Managing Director of the Singapore office in 1997. He was subsequently promoted to C&W's Asia Pacific Capital Markets Managing Director in 2008.
Donald left C&W whilst at the helm as Vice Chairman of C&W Singapore and an advisory Asia Pacific Board member with a team of over 100 personnel under him. He eventually acquired a stake in U.K.-owned Chesterton's Singapore operations in 2013, leading a team of over 100 personnel.
Donald holds a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from the National University of Singapore and is a member of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers.
Mr Lim Wei Huang was appointed Chief Financial Officer on 1 November 2021. He oversees all finance functions including accounting, taxation, treasury, capital management and financial reporting of the REIT and its subsidiaries and the Manager. Prior to his current appointment, Wei Huang served at the Manager as Senior Vice President, Finance, for two years during which he played a major role in successfully converting the majority of the REIT's financing into unsecured facilities. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Board, Wei Huang plays a critical role in delivering on the REIT's Refreshed Strategy and strengthening the REIT's balance sheet.
Wei Huang has more than a decade's experience across finance, audit, accounting, corporate finance and treasury functions. Prior to joining the Manager, Mr Lim was with ESR Singapore as Regional Controller overseeing the real estate fund manager and asset manager financials across offices in Singapore, Japan, India and Australia. He was also actively involved in merger and acquisition activities and new markets. Wei Huang was an Audit Assistant Manager with PwC Singapore primarily responsible for auditing Singapore and MNC companies across various industries.
Wei Huang holds a Bachelor in Accountancy from University of Malaya and is a member with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.
Ms Jessica Yap was appointed Head of Real Estate on 1 November 2021. She oversees asset management, leasing and property management of the entire portfolio of assets of the REIT. In assisting the CEO to deliver on the REIT's strategic plans, Jessica manages the operational and asset performance of the REIT including rejuvenation projects and Asset Enhancement Initiatives (AEI). Prior to her current appointment, Jessica served at the Manager as Vice President, Asset Management, for over three years. During that period, she led the leasing team and oversaw the AEI of New Tech Park at 151 Lorong Chuan and spearheaded the leasing efforts of the retail mall, NTP+.
Jessica is an established real estate professional with over 20 years of experience in industrial and commercial real estate leasing and investment sales, both for Singapore and international properties. Prior to joining the Manager, Jessica held several senior management positions including Director of Business Development and Investment at Soilbuild Group, where she led the Group's overseas development initiative. She also served in various property consultancy firms and was Director of Investment Sales and Leasing at U.K.-based Chestertons and Director of Leasing and Capital Markets at U.S.-based Cushman and Wakefield.
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management (Honours) from the National University of Singapore. She started her real estate career with Edmund Tie and Company in 1995, focusing on commercial leasing and project marketing.